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  1. Highmark offerings for 2015 use tiers, cost reductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... the consumer. For both the Community Blue PPO and Community Blue Flex PPO, UPMC's seven core hospitals in Allegheny County will be out of network: Presbyterian-Shadyside, Passavant, Magee-Womens, UPMC East, McKeesport, Mercy and St. Margaret. Only ...

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  2. Penguins, city reach deal on ex-Civic Arena siteRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTOV9

    ... town neighborhoods. The financing plan requires approval from City Council, the Pittsburgh school board and Allegheny County Council.

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  3. Pittsburgh's Action Weather forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... CAN SEE THE CLOUDS BROKE UP THIS WAY A LITTLE BIT EARLIER, BUT WE STILL HAD THAT LAYER HANGING UP THROUGH ALLEGHENY COUNTY. AS WE LOOK AT THE BIGGER PICTURE HERE, YOU CAN SEE WE'RE SITTING PRETTY, NICE AND CLEAR OTHER THAN THE FOG, WE'RE GOING SEE ...

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  4. Parents should practice talking with baby, not baby talkRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    That's the advice of the Allegheny County Department of Human Services, which recently launched a campaign encouraging people to talk to their babies and young children as a way to nurture their development. "Talking to your baby is just one of the best and easiest things that a parent can do to nurture their child's development, their baby's development, to help them learn and grow," said Leslie Reicher, administrator for the Bureau of Outreach and Prevention in the DHS Office of Community Services.

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  5. Police Investigate McKeesport MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Patch.com

    ... ho may have heard or saw anything in the area of the intersection is asked to call the McKeesport Police or Allegheny County Police Homicide Unit at 412-473-1300 . Callers can remain anonymous.

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  6. Port Authority Investigators Meet With D.A.'s Office About Bus CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Investigators met with prosecutors Wednesday about the Port Authority bus crash last month that sent a bus over a hillside and injured a driver. Two Port Authority Police accident reconstruction specialists arrived at the third floor offices of Allegheny County District Attorney Steve Zappala this morning.

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  7. Teen killer re-sentenced in death of fellow robberRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... feel as though the man I am today is nothing like the monster I was yesterday,” Hawkins told Allegheny County Judge Anthony Mariani at Tuesday's resentencing. “I did wrong and I can't change the past. I betrayed them and I understand ...

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  8. Attorney General weighs UPMC complaint against HighmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... received, but no determination had been made on whether a violation had occurred. Highmark sued UPMC in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court last month over a cancer billing practice the insurer claims inflates costs without helping the patient. ...

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  9. Cassidy named ACMS counselRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Michael Cassidy has been named counsel at the Allegheny County Medical Society. Cassidy practices at the downtown offices of Tucker Arensberg P.C., where he represents doctors, dentists and other health care providers in all issues relating to medicine.

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  10. Asides: A bad winter, good bridges and Bucco bubblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Post-gazette.com

    ... to complete the bridges in four years, compared with the usual eight to 12 years construction schedule. In Allegheny County, 53 structurally deficient bridges will be replaced. Although mostly smaller ones, in total they carry more than 250,000 ...

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  11. Allegheny County Wants To Help With Your Heating BillRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Allegheny County Department of Human Services announced today that it is now accepting Dollar Energy Fund applications Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Human Services Building, One Smithfield Street, downtown. The Dollar Energy Fund is a non-profit program that helps to pay heating bills for qualifying individuals and families whose household incomes do not exceed 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

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  12. PA: In Visit to Pittsburgh Bridge, Corbett Touts Transportation ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... jobs since August 2013. Robert Nelkin, president and chief professional officer of the United Way of Allegheny County, said the bill preserved public transit service, which he called "a lifeline" for two-thirds of those who need to travel to obtain ...

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  13. Sub to trial on charges she had sex with studentsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... crime because the students were also "adults" and therefore old enough to consent. Moon Township police and Allegheny County prosecutors disagree. They say the young men were still considered students because, even though classes at New Brighton ...

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  14. Rivers Casino makes $2.9M payment toward Penguins' arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Rivers Casino and the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County announced Wednesday that $2.9 million has been received from the casino and put toward construction expenses for Consol Energy Center, home of the Pittsburgh Penguins National Hockey League team and a popular entertainment venue.

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  15. Alleged appliance thief also stole in Washington CountyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    ... a new sentencing date. North Strabane police Detective John Wybranowski said he was contacted by police in Allegheny County after some evidence with ties to the township was discovered. “There appears to be evidence to support he was involved ...

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  16. Saving the August Wilson Center: Disclosure and planning must follow the rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Post-gazette.com

    ... other philanthropies are not known. Less clear are the details about public funding that will be involved. Allegheny County has pledged $1 million, presumably from the Allegheny Regional Asset District, but whether that's on top of the $525,000 in ...

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  17. August Wilson deal will leave some creditors out of their payRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Heinz Endowments and the Richard King Mellon Foundation. The URA had previously pledged $1.2 million and Allegheny County $1 million. The new center will be owned and operated by an African-American-led nonprofit. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will ...

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  18. Carson Street bar closed by District Attorney, council president saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Rizzo's Margaritaville, a Carson Street bar that's been a source of complaint on the South Side, has been closed indefinitely at the behest of Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala, according to a statement by Pittsburgh Council President Bruce Kraus , whose district includes the South Side. Kraus posted word on Facebook that he'd been notified about the closing by the District Attorney's office.

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  19. Allegheny County schools make national Blue Ribbon listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The U.S. Department of Education today named 337 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools, including two in Allegheny County. The list includes Wexford Elementary School in the Pine-Richland School District and Donaldson Elementary School in the West Allegheny School District as well as nine other school districts in Pennsylvania.

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  20. Woman Hit by Pittsburgh EMS Vehicle Files SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | FireHouse.com

    Sept. 30--A Crafton Heights woman struck by an EMS vehicle that sped through an intersection has filed a civil lawsuit against the driver, the city and Pittsburgh Emergency Medical Services. Jennifer Batten, 32, claims in the lawsuit filed Monday in Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas that she was crossing from the corner of Brighton Heights Boulevard and Termon Avenue to California Avenue in Brighton Heights on Sept.

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