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Heinz Field Gets Makeover For “Batman” Shoot

The Steelers’ North Shore home is getting a movie makeover for this weekend’s big “Batman” shoot. Crews have been busy working to transform Heinz Field into “Gotham Stadium.”

08/05/2011

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Major Road Construction Projects Coming This Weekend

There are plenty of cones and barrels up around town, but PennDOT has saved the big-time closures and detours for the weekends when there aren’t any major events. So, with the Pirates out of town, this is the weekend for delays.

07/29/2011

Carnegie Mellon University researchers created the free app, which is only available on iPhones for now with a version for Android soon to come.  (Credit: KDKA)

New App Helps Riders Track Port Authority Buses

We hear it a lot from Port Authority riders who get stranded at stops waiting for their bus, but now there is some new technology that lets you know when your ride is coming, and it’s free.

07/27/2011

The Tabbed Out app allows customers to pay for their meals.  (Credit: KDKA)

Pay Restaurant Tab With New App

It’s a cashless world we’re living in these days. Paying with cash is falling out of favor as more people turn to credit cards and debit cards. Now, there’s a high-tech way to pay the tab the next time you go to a restaurant.

07/25/2011

KDKA's Jim Lokay gives scuba diving a try at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.  (Credit: KDKA)

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Offering Scuba Lessons

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, here’s your chance. The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is offering lessons this weekend as part of the Festival of Water.

07/23/2011

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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Residents Keeping Cool

Record high temperatures and steaming humidity are tough on humans, but dealing with the heat takes on a different dimension when it comes to zoo animals.

07/22/2011

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Movie Theater Coming, JCPenney Moving At Monroeville Mall

It was one of the first and largest indoor shopping malls in the country, but times have changed and the slumping economy has hurt Monroeville Mall. Now though, some big changes are on the way.

07/15/2011

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Natural Gas Pumps Available At Service Center In Crafton

Thousands of drivers have made the switch to hybrid cars, which run on gas and electricity. But there’s a push now to get more people into cars powered by natural gas. One of the region’s largest retailers is offering compressed natural gas, but who really benefits from it?

07/14/2011

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Work Along Route 65 To Close Key Stretch Of Highway

The latest round of construction along Route 65 means a key stretch of the highway will shut down for four months, beginning on Friday.

07/13/2011

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New Trap Stops Stink Bugs Before Entering Home

A new stink bug trap is the hottest thing in pest control right now, and some store owners said they’re having a hard time keeping them in stock.

07/11/2011

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Ways To Fill Up For Free At The Gas Pump

If you’ve filled up lately, you know gas prices are coming down. The local average is now $3.60 a gallon, down more than 20 cents in the past month. The national average has dropped to $3.54, but we’re still paying nearly a dollar more a gallon than we were last year at this time. Those prices may be dropping, but how would you like to pay absolutely nothing for gas?

06/30/2011

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Changes To Powerball Coming In 2012

People constantly dream of hitting the lottery and the dream may seem more realistic very soon. Starting next year, your odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are going up. However, you’ll be paying more for that better shot.

06/28/2011

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PennDOT To Begin Work On 2 Main Roadways

The weather has played havoc with plans to begin a few major road projects, but PennDOT says it’s now a go for work on two main roads in our area.

06/24/2011

Beaver County, Conway, sick dog, Police Chief Anthony Blum

Dog Owners Urged To Check For Heartworm

If you’re a dog owner, chances are your veterinarian has recommended that you put your pet on heartworm medicine.

06/20/2011

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Casting For ‘Batman’ Extras To Continue This Weekend

When Pittsburgh turns into Gotham City this summer for filming of the new Batman movie, local people hope their face will be in the crowd.

06/13/2011

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