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Mayor-Elect’s Chief-Of-Staff Looks Up To Grandfather, Mother

Mayor-elect Bill Peduto has known him for years, but he’s not exactly well-known to the public. Attorney Kevin Acklin will soon be the city’s number two man — as Peduto’s chief of staff.

01/01/2014

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Peduto Transition Team On Track For Jan. 6 Swearing-In

Over 1,200 citizens took part in drafting what Mayor-elect Bill Peduto calls a blue-print for the city, yielding 47 different reports on how to improve city services.

12/31/2013

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Pittsburgh Region Is One Of Hottest Real Estate Markets In Country

How hot is Pittsburgh real estate? It’s so hot that investors from as far away as Texas and California are buying up houses here by the dozen.

11/15/2013

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How Safe Is The Glass Used In Doors And Window?

In June 2013, Glen Brunken was meeting a friend for lunch.

11/11/2013

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Peduto To Bring Change To Mayor’s Office

Every mayor of Pittsburgh brings a different style and personality to the job — the grandmotherly Sophie Masloff, the technical skills of Tom Murphy, the people-loving Bob O’Connor, and the youthful Luke Ravenstahl — quick impressions come to mind. So what about Bill Peduto?

11/08/2013

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Mayor-Elect Peduto Starts Transition Plan

A Scott Township native, Bill Peduto is the first suburban-born resident in over a hundred years to be elected mayor of Pittsburgh.

11/06/2013

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Second Avenue Fatal Crash Prompts Changes

Nearly a year to the day after a fatal crash on 2nd Avenue, changes have been made to the road.

10/25/2013

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Peduto To Propose New Layer Of Civilian Oversight At Public Safety Dept.

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police hit bottom this week. Two ranking members of the bureau were subpoenaed before a grand jury, and today, the former chief pleaded guilty to charges of corruption — unfairly tarring all those who serve.

10/18/2013

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City, County To Host Rally For Playoff-Bound Pirates

Ahead of the Pirates first playoff appearance in 20 years, a rally will be held Monday to get the fans fired up for the big Wild Card game.

09/29/2013

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New Recruits Could Help With Runaway Overtime At Pittsburgh Fire Bureau

At the Pittsburgh Fire Academy, 28 recruits — training to become firefighters — are drilled in all aspects of fire suppression.

09/12/2013

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City Looking To Waive Citations For Parking In Your Own Driveway

On Hobart Street in Squirrel Hill, parking is hard to come by, but some lucky ones have a driveway that allows residents to get their car off the street.

09/12/2013

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Some City Residents Being Fined For Parking In Their Own Driveway

It sounds absurd: tickets and warning letters for parking in your own driveway.

09/11/2013

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Pittsburgh Fire Bureau Overtime To Hit All-Time Record

The job can be dangerous and difficult for sure, but you might be surprised to find out that of the city’s top 100 paid employees last year, more than half were firefighters, each making more than $115,000.

09/11/2013

Cooling Centers To Open Wednesday

With the temperature set to soar into the mid-80s on Wednesday, Pittsburgh is opening four cooling centers to the public.

08/20/2013

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Pirates’ Success Brings In Lots Of Business, Money

There are more ripple effects of a winning season in PNC Park than in the Point State Park Fountain.

07/30/2013

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