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Saturday Aug 23 | WPXI

Expert: Print on cyanide vial could be vital in Ferrante murder trial

A single fingerprint found on a bottle of potassium cyanide could be a key piece of evidence if it matches a sample from Robert Ferrante, the University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of fatally poisoning his wife, a fingerprint expert said on Friday.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

POP City

Lyft gets lift-off from PUC, but where will ride sharing take us?

After much battling, taxi service Lyft has received reprieve and will be temporarily allowed to operate in Pittsburgh, while competitor Uber is expected to receive results from its hearings with the Pennsylvania Utilities Commission this week.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

The China Post

Murals give young people chance to shine, memorialize local playwright

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review/MCT--Fashion-lover Rayonna Woodson finds a lot of similarities between unique clothing pairings and the August Wilson mural she is helping with in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Tue Aug 12, 2014

POP City

Pop Filter Hot Pick: The premier of David Bernabo's 'Ongoing Box'

If there's a platonic ideal for the type of creative, entrepreneurial Pittsburgh native our city is desperately trying to retain, it's David Bernabo.


Mass Transit

PA: Some of Port Authority's Most Crowded Routes Will Get More Bus Service

Aug. 12--Riders on some of Port Authority's most crowded buses will get relief this month when changes are made to 22 routes, several of which will get more frequent service.


Sat Aug 09, 2014


The Next Page / Pittsburgh, the rising entertainment industry star

I recently received some congratulations when LinkedIn announced the 11th anniversary of the Steeltown Entertainment Project , the nonprofit we formed to build a vibrant and sustainable entertainment industry in Southwestern Pennsylvania.


Tue Aug 05, 2014

Pocono Record

Winter's polar vortex delivers a summer baby boom in Pennsylvania

The record-low temperatures and heavy snows of the polar vortex that whacked Pittsburgh the past winter have left a legacy: a little boomlet of aptly named "polar vortex babies" that are expected to be born from August to late September.


Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

Non-gasoline tax initiatives to fund transportation projects

I have been intending to write a long piece on the federal highway trust fund issue and various initiatives at the state level , and the lack of influence the various activities at the state level are having on the issuespace for the federal legislation.


Mon Aug 04, 2014

Business Journal

Leaders in Higher Education - Carlow University

Carlow University 3333 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Phone: 412-578-6059 www.carlow.edu LOCATION: Urban - " Pittsburgh, PA Private, 15-acre campus located in Oakland section of Pittsburgh FOUNDED: 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy ENROLLMENT: Approximately 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students STUDENT-TO FACULTY ... (more)


Sun Aug 03, 2014


Oakland group targets overcrowded Pittsburgh housing

A raucous party in March on Parkview Avenue in Oakland wasn't just reported to police.


Fri Aug 01, 2014


Parking prices go up in Pittsburgh

If you need to park in Pittsburgh, bring a thicker wallet. Prices went up on Friday.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Tri-state coal interests rally before hearings in Pittsburgh

Coal and mining supporters rally at Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh to oppose stricter EPA regulations on coal-burning power plants More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia joined top state elected officials Wednesday to rally against proposed stricter federal pollution ... (more)


Reason Foundation

Recent Developments in U.S. Water Privatization

So far, 2014 has been an active year in the marketplace for public-private partnerships in the water and wastewater arena.



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