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  1. 'Silver tsunami' creates challenge for workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... on Aging. In November, Schulz and the social and urban research center published "The State of Aging in Allegheny County," a detailed study of that region's seniors and near-seniors. He discussed those findings last week. Q: The leading edge of the ...

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  2. Homeless who died on streets memorializedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... of the year." Operation Safety Net is a medical and social service outreach program for homeless people in Allegheny County, operated through Pittsburgh Mercy Health System Ray Wolfe, chief operating officer of the PMHS, read the names of the five ...

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  3. Effort to include slain Washington police officer on memorial wall in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... 1922. Seated next to Luppino is Rocky Geppert, an investigator for the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial of Allegheny County, who unearthed the case. Also on hand for the document signing were Thomas' great-grandchildren Connie Thomas and Robert ...

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  4. Gloomy fiscal forecast for new yearRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

    Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has upended the tradition of two-term governors dating back four decades. A new House Speaker, Republican Mike Turzai of Allegheny County, awaits formal election on Jan. 6. Sen. Jake Corman, R-Bellefonte, and Rep. Dave Reed, R-Indiana, are the new Republican Senate and House majority leaders, respectively.

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  5. Single mother of twins in West Homestead gives back as a social workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Menefee has two jobs: She works at the Ward Home and as a supervisor at Youth Supports Partners Unit, an Allegheny County mentoring program that allows at-risk youth to connect with others who have been helped by such programs. Social work, she ...

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  6. Baby boomers creating - Silver Tsunami' in workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... of aging. In November, Mr. Schulz and the social and urban research center published "The State of Aging in Allegheny County," a detailed study of our region's seniors and near-seniors. He discussed those findings with the Post-Gazette last week. Q. ...

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  7. Outdoors notebook: Suburb takes aim at deer problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Pittsburgh Post-Gazette interview about complicated regulations for special late-season deer hunts in Allegheny County and Wildlife Management Unit 2B, Game Commission board president Robert Schlemmer of Export said he would press the issue at an ...

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  8. Ride-share questions to carry into 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    Last week, at its final meeting of 2014, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission board voted 4 to 1 to grant experimental authority for ride share company Lyft to operate in Allegheny County and statewide. The approval came with conditions and is similar to a license granted last month to rival company Uber.

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  9. Presents for Patients spreading holiday cheer at local nursing homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPXI

    Officers and deputies from the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office were in Valencia, Butler County, on Saturday to pick up gifts and take them to local nursing homes. The gifts were picked up from Presents for Patients headquarters.

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  10. Man involved in crash that killed officer diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Philly.com

    Authorities say a man involved in a crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police officer almost a week ago has died. The Allegheny County medical examiner's office says 59-year-old Andrew Bohatch of Uniontown was pronounced dead shortly after 4 p.m. Friday at UPMC Presbyterian hospital.

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  11. Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Drops to an Incredible 5.1 PercentRead the original story

    Saturday | NorthcentralPa.com

    Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) made the following statement praising today's announcement by the Department of Labor and Industry that the state's unemployment rate declined by three-tenths of a percentage point in November to 5.1 percent, the lowest rate in more than six years.

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  12. Vet testifies that euthanized dog had no life-threatening issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... the Spring Hill home of Mark Boehler, 54, in 2013 and had it euthanized, according to police. Jurors in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court Judge Anthony Mariani's courtroom also heard the testimony of two law enforcement officers who said Mrs. ...

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  13. Courtney Keel, collections manager at the Heinz History Center,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... floor of the center through Friday. The episode recounts the story of Kate Soffel, the wife of a warden at Allegheny County Jail, and her love affair with a prisoner, Ed Biddle. Mrs. Soffel, who inspired a 1984 movie of the same title featuring ...

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  14. County schools show little change in test scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post-gazette.com

    The release of Pennsylvania test scores for 2013-14 by the state Department of Education shows that scores among Allegheny County schools for the most part hovered close to where they were a year ago. While there were changes in some districts or schools, the highest scoring districts were predictably in more affluent areas and the lower-scoring districts in the poor neighborhoods.

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  15. Complaint filed against McDonald's; ExOne Co. reorganizes; Thai Union Frozen to buy Bumble Bee tunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post-gazette.com

    ... behind PNC, Citizens, FNB and Dollar. It has roughly 60 offices in the area, including some 40 branches in Allegheny County. The company said it plans to move decision making "closer to the customer." Though it is reducing its number of managers, ...

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  16. Washington police dog gets protective vestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | O-R Online

    ... Matt and Golem.” John Lewis Rush, 22, of Pittsburgh, was found guilty earlier this week by a jury in Allegheny County of torturing or harming a police animal and other charges. He stabbed the K-9 unit dog, Rocco, and assaulted four police ...

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  17. Icy roads blamed for death of truck driver in Interstate 79 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post-gazette.com

    ... accidents across the region and prompted more than 30 Pittsburgh-area schools to issue two-hour delays. An Allegheny County dispatch supervisor said slick spots and numerous minor fender-benders were reported in various parts of the city and in the ...

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  18. Uniontown man involved in fatal collision with police officer diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    A Uniontown man involved in a fatal collision with a Perryopolis police officer in Fayette County on Sunday died from his injuries this afternoon at UPMC Presbyterian, a supervisor with the Allegheny County medical examiner's office said. The collision took place on Route 51 by the Big Barn Country Store & Deli.

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  19. Jerry Sandusky's attorney, family, vow to press on in fight for blocked pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | PennLive.com

    ... Fillman, president of the largest state employees' union, State Treasurer Rob McCord, Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny County, Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia, Sen. Chuck McIlhinney, R-Bucks County, businessman T. Terrance Reese and former state ...

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  20. Former legislator says Jonny Gammage case sparked some progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... dying like that but it is something that progressed because of that case," he said. Mayernik, a former Allegheny County Sheriff's deputy, says the legislation wasn't just for citizens-- but also to protect police from false allegations. As for Eric ...

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