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Ask A Carpenter: Tips For Building A Kids’ Play Area In Pittsburgh

Video games may be fun but when it comes to keeping kids happy and healthy, nothing beats time outside using the imagination. There’s no better way to encourage outdoor play and creativity than a tree house or play structure, but many families may not know where to start such a project. Local contractor Tom Pieza has a few tips to make creating the playhouse easier so you can start playing sooner.

04/19/2013

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Angie’s List Tips For Hiring A Handyman

It’s almost home improvement season again. Now, is a good time to assess if there’s any winter damage to your home and make plans for spring repairs.

04/18/2013

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30-Foot Deep Sinkhole Appears Near Penn Hills High School

Penn Hills students had to circumvent a narrow, but deep sinkhole Friday.

04/12/2013

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Students With Disabilities Build New Playground

From starting up and operating construction equipment, to digging and pouring concrete to install a new bench, one group of students is learning a lot.

04/12/2013

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Red Light Cameras In Philadelphia To Benefit Western Pa.

Drivers running red lights in Philadelphia is turning out to be a good thing for our area. Several local roads will receive safety upgrades thanks to traffic fines on the other side of the state.

04/08/2013

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New Rules In Place To Preserve Point State Park Renovations

The construction at Point State Park is nearly finished. To keep the restoration work from being undone by the various festivals held at the park each year, officials are introducing some new rules and fees.

04/08/2013

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Tunnel Closure Significantly Halts Traffic

The closure of the Squirrel Hill tunnel is taking its effect on Parkway drivers.

04/06/2013

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Ground Broken On New Butler VA Facility

Ground was broken on a new VA facility in Butler County today.

04/05/2013

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Squirrel Hill Tunnel To Close This Weekend

This weekend, drivers that use the Parkway East will have to take a detour around the Squirrel Hill tunnel.

04/05/2013

Liberty Tunnel Construction Schedule Announced

Starting Tuesday, the Liberty Tunnel will be closed in both directions between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., Sunday through Friday.

03/31/2013

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Two Major Projects Aim To Revamp Transit In East Liberty, Castle Shannon

Two major transit projects are in the works in the area — one in East Liberty, the other in Castle Shannon.

03/25/2013

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Construction On 3 Bridges Causes Driving Headache

It doesn’t feel like spring, but there was a sure sign of it Monday.

03/04/2013

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Exterior Construction On Wyndham Grand Almost Complete

The former Hilton hotel downtown is now known as the Wyndham Grand, but for years, the on-again mostly off-again construction has been an embarrassment to all.

12/12/2012

(Photo Credit John Shumway/KDKA)

Route 19 Construction Nearly Complete

It’s been 8-years in the making, and Route 19 through Wexford Flats is now nearly finished.

KDKA-TV–12/03/2012

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Expect Delays As Weekend Construction Continues

Get ready for another frustrating weekend on the parkway east.

10/19/2012

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