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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is located in Allegheny County. Zip codes in Pittsburgh, PA include 15231, 15289, and 15279. The median home price in Pittsburgh is $140,000 which is roughly $66/per square foot. More Pittsburgh information.

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2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Making it in Pittsburgh: Leveraging the spirit of our forebears through new technologies

Generations ago, many of our families came to Pittsburgh to provide the labor that powered the first large-scale industrial age.

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2 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Pittsburgh is nation's 19th-most liberal city, study finds

Pittsburgh is the 19th-most liberal city in the U.S. among cities with populations larger than 250,000, according to a recent study of public policy preferences.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Kos

What I learned this summer - A diary that begins with an apology for yesterday's diary

When I wrote my defense of commonmass, which should have been more of a defense of commonmass than it was and which should not have touched on anything else, yesterday, it was the fruit of a review of a diary in which I was going to talk about my two other trips.

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The York Daily Record

Police: Dillsburg Senior Center struck in crash

A crash involving two vehicles and the Dillsburg Senior Center occurred in the borough on Friday, according to Carroll Township Police.

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Post-gazette.com

Dateline: 08/31/14

Paul J. Urban , funeral director at the Savolskis-Wasik-Glenn Funeral Home, was elected as president of the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association.

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Post-gazette.com

Allegheny County school districts resize as population shifts

When Kathy Wolf and her husband, David, graduated from Penn Hills High School in the 1970s, there were about 1,200 students in each of their graduating classes.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Shrinking organized labor to show political clout in Pittsburgh parade

On Monday, thousands of union members will tramp through the streets of Pittsburgh in a traditional show of labor solidarity that's the unofficial kickoff of the fall campaign season.

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New Jersey Herald

Jumper threat closes Pittsburgh highway for hours

Officials in Pittsburgh closed part of a major interstate for hours while trying to coax down a man who threatened to jump from a sign onto the highway.

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The Almanac

police beatPolice beat - Week of Sept. 3 CANONSBURG

Former Canonsburg mayor Anthony Colaizzo, 84, of Hawthorne Street, Canonsburg, escaped injury Aug. 22 when his vehicle collided with a vehicle driven by Melissa Beggarly, 45, of Profio Road, McDonald, at the intersection of West College Street and Belmont Avenue.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Post and Courier

Happenings for Aug. 31, 2014

Friends of the Summerville Library Gigantic Book Sale is scheduled for Sept. 5-7 at the library, 76 Trolley Road.

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CBS Local

Wolf Campaigns In Pittsburgh, Says He Would Expand Medicaid If Elected

Despite a double digit lead in the polls, Democrat Tom Wolf was back on the campaign trail, this time at the Bidwell Training Center in Manchester, where he heard about efforts to train high school students in a wide range of arts from culinary to pottery to photography.

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Examiner.com

Owner admits to tying Xbox cord around husky puppy's neck causing severe injury

Barney, formerly known as Frost, was neglected and seriously injured just a few weeks ago.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Fire truck investigation prompts calls for reform

Last year Pittsburgh's Action News 4 reported that the city bought millions of dollars worth of trucks from a company where Jones used to work as a salesman.

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Business Journal

SouthSide Works garage adds charging station

The SouthSide Works is about to get an electric car charging station. Alco Parking announced a deal with the Car Charging Group Inc. for a station at the Furnace Garage, 536 S 28th St. Car Charging Group has other EV charging stations at U.S. Steel Tower, Station Square and Google Pittsburgh.

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Business Journal

Oakland 2030 District launches with more than 80 percent of neighborhood's property committed

Rand Werrin, a dentist and principal of Werrin & Gruendel Professional Corp., talks about what motivated him to become involved in the Oakland 2030 District for his three small-scale properties.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Smoky fire engulfs Allentown church

The pastor of a church in the Allentown area of Pittsburgh that was engulfed in flames Thursday afternoon believes the blaze may have been started by roofers.

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Post-gazette.com

Pennsylvania lawmakers push for ride-sharing

Before a hearing of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission's full five-member board, several Pittsburgh-area legislators testified Thursday to their constituents' desires for new ride-sharing services to continue operations in Allegheny County.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Man who dropped off badly injured dog at Humane Society charges

Pittsburgh police say the person who brought a dog with a deep neck wound to the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society is the animal's owner and will be charged with animal cruelty.

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CBS Local

New Bike Lanes To Be Built In Strip District

Some of the most crowded places to drive in Pittsburgh are getting makeovers as dedicated bike lanes are being installed all around town.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Sisters flee burning house in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh firefighters said they saw flames shooting from the second floor of the house on Zara Street when they arrived at the scene in the city's Knoxville neighborhood around 2 a.m. THAT'S WHERE WE FIND AMBER NICOTRA.

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