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  1. Allegheny County giving records to history centerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Allegheny County plans to partner with the Sen. John Heinz History Center to preserve its historical records, including some minutes books dating to 1868, county Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced Thursday. An ordinance, which first must be approved by council, would authorize the history center to act as the steward of 160 books of county commissioners' minutes, including those of Dec. 27, 1999 - the last meeting under the three-commissioner form of government - and the county Institution District minutes books covering 1940 to 1977.

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  2. Pittsburgh construction contracts up in 2014; Pittsburgh housing...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... Campesino Restaurante Mexicano on Home Drive in North Fayette was hit with a consumer alert Thursday by the Allegheny County Health Department for multiple serious food safety violations. Problems included food being held at unsafe temperatures, ...

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  3. Effort aims to help black male students qualify for Pittsburgh PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Promise requires a 2.5 grade-point average, although it has an extension program at Community College of Allegheny County for graduates with GPAs between 2.0 and 2.5. We Promise accepts black male high school freshmen with grade-point averages as ...

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  4. Democratic Committee endorsement fees are shamefulRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... (Jan. 17) by Chris Potter. This is nothing more than Shakespearean "shylock" fees. But then again, the Allegheny County Democratic Committee has been dysfunctional for at least a generation or so. Is it really any longer viable with this new ...

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  5. District Fishing Report: 1.30.15Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... the bottom. The bass bite was slow, no pike-family catches were reported. North Park Lake, Marshall Lake (Allegheny County): One ice fisherman reported catching three rainbow trout on live minnows. At nearby Marshall Lake, panfish were taken. ...

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  6. State records: Businesses miss job pledges, but taxpayer money at stakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Pocono Record

    ... creation and retention pledge by 747 jobs, the most of any recipient for which jobs data was available. In Allegheny County, Education Management,which operates private, for-profit colleges in the United States and Canada, received a $3 million ...

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  7. Homestead arson suspect ruled not competent for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    An Allegheny County Jail psychiatrist says a man who admits setting a devastating fire that left nine homeless and caused $2 million damage to buildings and businesses in Homestead is not competent to stand trial. PITTSBURGH'S "ACTION NEWS" 4 REPORTER BOB MAYO LIVE FOR US TONIGHT IN HOMESTEAD.

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  8. Bethel Park Council awards construction bid for new fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Almanac

    ... an elementary school for at least 20 years. It more recently served as classrooms for Community College of Allegheny County, but the school district had been trying to sell the property for four years before the developer purchased it last May for ...

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  9. Pa. Bar Association panel OKs most high court candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... George. The Democrats are Philadelphia Judge Kevin Dougherty, Jefferson County Judge John Foradora and Allegheny County Judge Wayne Woodruff. It issued a "not recommended" rating for Montour County District Attorney Rebecca Warren, citing concerns ...

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  10. More Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A man charged with setting an apartment fire that spread and caused more than $2 million damage to several buildings in the main business district of a poor Pittsburgh suburb has been ruled mentally incompetent to stand trial. Allegheny County Judge Jeffrey Manning ruled that Thursday after a jail psychiatrist testified that 27-year-old Edward McDonald couldn't explain the charges against him or why he was in jail.

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  11. Suspect in $2M Homestead business district fire ruled incompetent for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A man charged with setting a fire that caused more than $2 million damage to shops and apartments in the Homestead business district has been ruled mentally incompetent to stand trial. Allegheny County Judge Jeffrey Manning made the ruling Thursday after a jail psychiatrist testified that Edward McDonald, 27, couldn't explain the charges against him or why he was in the county jail.

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  12. Roster of Supreme Court hopefuls 18 deep, but most won't make it to NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    ... panel votes Saturday. The remaining candidates would then face off in the May 19 primary. Dwayne Woodruff , Allegheny County Common Pleas Court judge and former cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers (He won a Super Bowl ring in 1979.) Correale ...

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  13. Woman, 77, killed in Monroeville house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Mary Jane Gentile was killed in the 1 a.m. fire, according to the Allegheny County medical examiner's office. Fire officials said they had received reports that a person was trapped inside the house in the 1300 block of Hillsdale Drive when they arrived on the scene.

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  14. Mom who lost job jailed in bomb threat bank heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    ... times right now, lost a job recently, a single mom." Still, the report prompted police to call out the Allegheny County bomb squad and to evacuate the bank and several nearby businesses as well as nearby Bellevue Elementary School. Greulich faces a ...

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  15. Irretrievably Broken: A preview to the Robert Ferrante sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... learned that their patient had a fatal level of cyanide in her blood. They reported their findings to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's office, and an investigation commenced. Police learned that Mr. Ferrante had ordered a 250-gram bottle of ...

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  16. West Mifflin school district files lawsuit against former officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    West Mifflin Area School District has filed a complaint seeking more than $5,000 from a former administrator, who in turns claims the action is politically motivated. Phillip Martell of Elizabeth Township, who was assistant business manager from 2007 through 2009, owes the district $5,174.70 for tuition reimbursements, according to a civil action filed last week in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.

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  17. South Xtra: Upper St. Clair senior nearing No. 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    ... at 170 pounds this year, which is one of the strongest weight classes in the WPIAL. He placed fourth at the Allegheny County Championships, that took place Jan. 16-17 at Fox Chapel. "I'm in one of the strongest weight classes," Wilding said. "I'm ...

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  18. Meeting may shed light on future of Chartiers Avenue Bottom DollarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    ... A meeting Feb. 2 to discuss the Bottom Dollar site will involve Aldi, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald. Aggie Brose, Bloomfield-Garfield Corp. deputy director, also will attend. Ms. Brose is attempting to ...

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  19. Allegheny County controller threatens legal action to audit four authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    It may take a judge to determine whether the Allegheny County controller has the legal right to audit county-appointed authorities that handle millions of dollars. Controller Chelsa Wagner said the Allegheny County Airport Authority, Port Authority of Allegheny County, Allegheny County Sanitary Authority and the Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Sports and Exhibition Authority each has challenged her ability to audit them.

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  20. Single mom who lost job jailed in bomb threat bank heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    ... times right now, lost a job recently, a single mom." Still, the report prompted police to call out the Allegheny County bomb squad and to evacuate the bank and several nearby businesses as well as nearby Bellevue Elementary School. Greulich faces a ...

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