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H.J. Heinz Buying Kraft In Deal To Create Food Giant

H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods Group Inc., creating what the companies say will be the third-largest food and beverage company in North America.

03/25/2015

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Man Arrested In Courthouse For Missing Jury Duty 11 Times

A Pennsylvania man who skipped out on jury duty 11 times in the last two years has been arrested inside a courthouse while seeking relief from a child support ruling.

03/24/2015

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New Water Heater Changes Could Prove Costly & Cause Headaches

You never think much about home water heaters until they fail.

03/23/2015

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Gov. Wolf Tours New Castle School, Pledging More State Money

New Castle Area School District gave Gov. Tom Wolf quite a welcome, as he pitched his budget plan of $400 million more in state money for basic education funding.

03/18/2015

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Presbyterians Approve Gay Marriage In Church Constitution

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has expanded its definition of marriage to include a “commitment between two people,” recognizing gay marriage as Christian in the church constitution after decades of debate over same-sex relationships.

03/18/2015

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St. Patrick’s Day Means Millions Of Dollars In Spending Green

Between green T-shirts, Irish food, decorations and green beer, many Americans will be spending some money today.

03/17/2015

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UPMC, Pitt, Carnegie Mellon To Work On Medical Data Sharing

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center plans to partner with Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University to collect and analyze patient health care data and, hopefully, use that information to create ways to better treat some illnesses.

03/16/2015

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Pittsburgh’s Pilot Reconciliation Project Aimed At Saving Citizen & Police Lives

On Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that Pittsburgh was one of six cities for a pilot project to build trust and reconciliation between the police department and the diverse communities it serves.

03/13/2015

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Pittsburgh Houses Most Affordable In Country

People often compare Pittsburgh with San Francisco — beautiful vistas and lots of hills with plenty of residential housing close to the downtown center.

03/12/2015

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Pittsburgh Among 6 Cities Chosen For Project On Curbing Racial Bias

Six cities will participate in a federal pilot program aimed at reducing racial bias and improving ties between law enforcement and communities, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday.

03/12/2015

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Local Man Says His Dog Was Killed By Beneful Dog Food

Like many, Jim Ball of Finleyville bought what Purina’s Beneful brand was selling.

03/11/2015

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Gov. Wolf Backs State Medical Marijuana Bill

Three U.S. senators – Rand Paul (R/KY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D/NY), and Corey Booker (D/NJ) — introduced a bill on Tuesday that could relax the federal ban on medical marijuana.

03/10/2015

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Gov. Wolf Visits CCAC As Part Of ‘Schools That Teach’ Tour

Gov. Tom Wolf is in town today, showing his support for our local schools.

03/10/2015

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Vape Shops Growing In Pittsburgh Region

It’s called vaping and is a popular alternative to smoking cigarettes.

03/09/2015

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Wolf Administration Broadens Number Of Highmark Customers Eligible For UPMC Care

The Wolf administration says it will interpret last year’s consent agreement between Highmark and UPMC in a broader way than its predecessor.

03/06/2015

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