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Heinz Offers Buyout To All Local Employees, Prompting Concerns About Future Here

Nothing says Pittsburgh like HJ Heinz, but the company’s new Brazilian owners – 3G Capital — have replaced the company’s management team with primarily Brazilians.

04/14/2014

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Heinz Commercial To Air During Super Bowl

While the Steelers are not going to be playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday, a piece of Pittsburgh will be represented.

01/30/2014

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Crowd Sourced Restaurant Passes Funding Goal, Hopes To Open In A Year

Braddock Avenue in Braddock is lined with shuttered buildings, in a city abandoned by steel.

01/06/2014

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Special Effects Take Movie-Making In Pittsburgh To Brand New Level

Incredible new special effects in movies are redefining the way Hollywood makes films, and Pittsburgh is playing a key role in making such movies possible.

11/15/2013

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Pittsburghers Not Happy Over McDonald’s Decision To Dump Heinz Ketchup

The roots of the Heinz relationship in our town run deep, so the idea of McDonald’s dumping Heinz ketchup is not going over well.

10/25/2013

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Heinz Announces Elimination Of 350 Jobs In Pittsburgh

Food company H.J. Heinz Co. is eliminating 600 jobs across the U.S. and in Canada, including 350 in Pittsburgh.

08/13/2013

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Heinz Endowments Funding Fracking Foes And Backers

In the fierce debates over the safety of fracking for natural gas, one group is giving both sides a chance to make their points.

06/02/2013

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Shareholders Approve Heinz Acquisition

It’s almost a done deal, with 95 percent of the shareholders approving the acquisition of Heinz by Berkshire Company and a Brazilian private equity company for $72.50 per share.

04/30/2013

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FBI Investigating Heinz Deal After Insider Trading Allegations

The FBI is also now investigating possible insider trading prior to Berkshire Hathaway acquiring Heinz, Reuters reports.

02/19/2013

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Bob Casey & Tim Murphy On Heinz Deal, Legionnaire’s

Rob Pratte gets a political perspective on current issues with Senator Bob Casey and Congressman Tim Murphy.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/16/2013

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Assets Frozen, Insider Trading Alleged Prior To Heinz Deal

Federal regulators have alleged that a brokerage account in Switzerland was used for illegal insider trading ahead of the H.J. Heinz acquisition Thursday.

02/16/2013

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Berkshire Hathaway, 3G Capital To Buy Heinz For $23.3B

H.J. Heinz Co. says it agreed to be acquired by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital in a deal valued at $23.3 billion.

02/14/2013

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Heinz Issues Letter To Employees To Announce Acquisition

Heinz Chairman, President and CEO Bill Johnson issued a letter to employees this morning after news broke that the company agreed to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital.

02/14/2013