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City Council Gives Initial Approval To Recovery Plan That Could Raise Property Taxes

Pittsburgh’s City Council voted preliminarily on Wednesday to go forward with an Act 47 recovery plan that includes the possibility of a property tax hike for city property owners.

06/18/2014

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Local Officials, Health Dept. Working On Solution To Kill Rats While Protecting Eagles

Stanley Benovitch’s dog Trixie likes to catch rats.

05/08/2014

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Judge Approves Sale Of Abandoned Hazelwood Recycling Company

A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of an abandoned recycling company in Hazelwood to a new buyer.

05/05/2014

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Hazelwood Officials Address Abandoned Recycling Company Eyesore

Some people in Hazelwood are outraged.

05/02/2014

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Mayor Looking At Options To Get Abandoned Hazelwood Plant Cleaned Up

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says he’s looking at what the city might be able to do to help frustrated residents in Hazelwood.

05/01/2014

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Hazelwood Residents Unhappy With Rats From Abandoned Recycling Plant

Cecelia Jedlicka lives in her family home in Hazelwood across the street from a huge facility where bags of city trash were supposed to be recycled but now sit abandoned.

05/01/2014

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Extra Funding For Street Repaving Hangs On Council’s Approval

More Pittsburgh streets could get attention now that the city has come up with an extra $3 million for road paving.

04/25/2014

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Mt. Washington Dog Park Has Neighbors Snarling At Each Other

Matt Cook is walking his dogs on a leash, but he prefers to turn them him loose in the large enclosure at Olympia Park on Mount Washington.

04/18/2014

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Mayor Peduto Introduces Open Data Law

Mayor Bill Peduto and Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak introduced the city’s first comprehensive open data ordinance today.

01/14/2014

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New Pittsburgh City Council To Be Younger, More Diverse

Chairs were set up in City Council chambers on Friday for Monday morning’s swearing in of a new city council — and it’s likely to be very different from past councils.

01/03/2014

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City Police And Firefighters Criticize Peduto Over Act 47 Financial Distress

Last year, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and eight out of nine council members said it was time for Pittsburgh to end its financially distressed status under Act 47.

12/30/2013

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City Council Gives Preliminary Approval For Red Light Cameras

Pittsburgh City Council has given preliminary approval to a pilot project that would install surveillance cameras at certain traffic lights to catch drivers who run red lights.

12/04/2013

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New Bill Aims To Crack Down On Underage Drinking

A bill introduced to Pittsburgh City Council today aims to crack down on underage drinking.

10/16/2013

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Former City Councilwoman Dies At 85

Former Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Michelle Madoff has died.

10/13/2013

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Arbitrator Rules On-Duty & Off-Duty Officers Must Be Paid Same For Working Special Events

This summer’s Kenny Chesney concert attracted thousands of fans who spent millions of dollars in the city. It took dozens of off-duty and on-duty Pittsburgh police officers to handle.

10/04/2013

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