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Utility Pole Falls Onto Cars On North Side

A utility pole fell onto some vehicles along a street on Pittsburgh’s North Side overnight.


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Local School’s Students Pledge To Save Energy

Students at St. Margaret of Scotland school in Green Tree — and their parents — are going green by signing this pledge to install at home items in an energy efficiency kit sent free to participants from Duquesne Light.


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Winds Knock Out Power Across Area

Strong winds have caused power outages across the area. Allegheny Power has approximately 8,500 customers without power.


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Do Your Homework On Electricity Deals

Electricity is essential in every home and delivered through large transmission lines across the nation, but is it time to switch from Duquesne Light to a lower priced electricity supplier?


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Road, Utility Crews Brace For Snow, Ice

PennDOT as well as utility companies are ready for the wintry mix that’s moving across our area. Road crews spent much of Friday pre-treating roads by applying a salt brine to the pavement so that ice won’t bond to the surface.


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“Light Up Night” Kicks Off Holiday Season In Pittsburgh

Nothing signals the start of the holidays like Light Up Night in downtown Pittsburgh. From the skaters at PPG place to the marching bands parading down Penn Avenue, the twinkle of each new bulb is a symbol of the season.


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“Light Up Night” Ushers In Holiday Season Downtown

Christmas time has officially started downtown when “Light Up Night” commences the holiday season Friday.


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Fire Breaks Out In Building Owned By UPMC

A two-alarm fire erupted in the basement of a 9-story building, recently renovated and purchased by UPMC. The building straddles the Shadyside-Bloomfield neighborhood, between Centre Avenue and Baum Boulevard.


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Power Outages Reported In Wake Of Storms

Another round of storms has knocked out power for thousands of residents in the Pittsburgh area.


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Storms Knock Out Power, Cause Damage

Strong thunderstorms rolled through the area this morning. Some locations saw heavy rains, lightning and for others, dime-sized hail.


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Heat, Storms Leave Hundreds Without Power

The thunderstorms and the hot weather have caused some power outages in the Pittsburgh area. According to Duquesne Light, 7,000 customers are without power, mostly in the northern and eastern parts of Allegheny County.


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Scattered Outages Add To Heat Misery

Scattered power outages only made things worse for people dealing with intense heat in the Pittsburgh region.


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Conserving Energy Helps Keep Your Home Cool

The Pittsburgh area is embarking on a heat wave. There are ways to keep your home cool that go beyond cranking up the air conditioning.


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Lightning Strikes Transformer In West View

Lightning struck a transformer box on a utility pole in West View early Tuesday morning.


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Storms Knock Out Power To Thousands

Fast-moving storms hit the Pittsburgh area Monday night and knocked out power to thousands.





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