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2 men shot in East Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 27 June 2017 - 5:00am
Allegheny County police are investigating the shooting of two men Monday in East Pittsburgh. Police were called about 10:15 p.m. to Franklin Avenue for a ...
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Fire at Abie & Bimbo’s Pizza in Greensburg under investigation

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 27 June 2017 - 1:33am
Firefighters quickly doused a fire late Monday, June 26, 2017, at Abie and Bimbo's Pizza on Highland Avenue, Greensburg." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=MK1qwGIEZmSf9fDAF3ta7M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtsEIoMnRbeyFPPMdm5$XBnWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Officials are investigating the cause of a fire late Monday that damaged the second floor of Abie & Bimbo’s Pizza in Greensburg. According to Chet ...
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Magazine recognizes Peduto as one of America’s 11 most interesting mayors

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:45pm
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto (middle) talks with Guy Costa, Pittsburgh's chief operations officer, and Pittsburgh Public Schools board member Lynda Wrenn, after Peduto voted at St. Bede's Parish in Point Breeze on Tuesday, May 16, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=210X0rL0T5ALgQkavRFsp8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuEwwpx4zgamuh81Mrm7JseWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Mayor Bill Peduto couldn’t resist taking to Twitter after learning that an online Washington magazine had named him as one of America’s 11 most interesting ...
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Pa. House budget plan would spike child care wait lists, advocates say

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:42pm
Chloe Tavares, 3, of Beechview is held by her mother, Maria Tavares at a holiday party at the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center's preschool, at Our Lady of Loreto School in Brookline in December 2015. Statewide, preschools and day care facilities with parents who rely on state subsidies could lose funding under the 2017-18 budget plan approved by the state House, according to advocates and Gov. Tom Wolf." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=aIwoJ$LXVvDXaRMuPY5Pr8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtNPkwpy9Kl1wEYlY9xINNXWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Pennsylvania’s wait list for state-subsidized child care could climb to a historic high of 19,000 children under the budget plan approved by the state House, ...
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Supreme Court sides with religious institutions in a major church-state decision

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:25pm
In this Jan. 26, 2016 photo, the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo. The Supreme Court has ruled that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs. The justices on Monday, June 26, 2017, ruled 7-2 in favor of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri. The church sought a grant to put a soft surface on its preschool playground, but was denied any money even though its application was ranked fifth out of 44 submissions." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=6DZuptRyUCkaX$NqyBn8y8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtZzT3dHFZmpmtBgDkoQyo_WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ended its term Monday with a major First Amendment decision, ruling that efforts at separating church and state go too ...
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Penn Hills School Board approves property tax hike for 2017-18

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:21pm
Penn Hills School Board member Jennifer Burgess-Johnson (center) talks about district finances and voting at a school board meeting Monday, June 26, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=b5IKBuRTJbV9dnKuYYmkns$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuZTZypvomKncYwO4gFreDFWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Penn Hills School District property tax bills will rise next year, and district officials are working to trim a $10 million deficit projected for the ...
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Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:15pm
President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shake hands after making statements Monday, June 26, 2017, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. " src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=hDqFIxG0$ClhO$Gy6bqgG8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvC3BcJFRSeK0oe5nZZj$_aWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — Hugging outside the White House Monday, President Donald Trump and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the ...
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Coal on the rise in China, U.S., India after major 2016 drop

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:12pm
Indian women use bare hands to pick reusable pieces from heaps of used coal discarded by a carbon factory in Gauhati, India." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=AhVpTuMVp9_8KEKbEpdFRM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs9dBFQ4_jRC6hUp7RSDUKYWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
BEIJING — The world’s biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure ...
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New Plum EMS leader plans more community programs

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:00pm
After being appointed by the Plum EMS board of directors, Brian Maloney started work as operations director there on June 7, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=XYbA$6UDaoA1iEG2l$j1qs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtymfGYAJ6szs$QxzNLWZLSWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A Wilkins resident and former Elizabeth Township EMS captain now is operations director at Plum Emergency Medical Services. Brian Maloney started work June 7, after ...
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Why in-flight cardiac arrest is so risky

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:00pm
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Cardiac arrests account for less than one percent of in-flight medical emergencies, but they’re responsible for 86 percent of airline emergencies that lead to death. ...
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Recycling ex-lawmakers: Pa.’s other ‘revolving door’

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:00pm
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In Harrisburg and Washington, “revolving door” usually connotes former officials, elected or appointed, cashing in by lobbying former colleagues still in government. But a Pennsylvania ...
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Trump out of step

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:00pm
When my father started working at Allegheny Steel in 1950, around 6,000 union employees worked at the Brackenridge plant. In 1976, when I began working ...
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How much will medical marijuana cost in Pennsylvania?

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:00pm
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With growers and processors in place for Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program, now come questions about how much patients will pay for the products. The answers ...
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Upgrades planned for Sewickley park bridges

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:00pm
Brad Beggs, 29, Sewickley particpates in the Heart & Sole Sewickley 5K Run/Walk — sponsored by Heritage Valley Health System, Sewickley Valley YMCA and Quaker Valley School District — on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at War Memorial Park at Sewickley. Beggs placed third in the race." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=Erwfx0CI6hVFKmh$Rqyye8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtTyJcHNwjgoAmfXk$S4eRjWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Aging bridges in War Memorial Park could be upgraded over the next few years. Sewickley Council members this month discussed fixing the bridges in the ...
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Greensburg man was YMCA swim coach and a devoted family man

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:00pm
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James Morvetz was a man on an island, in a home he shared with a wife, four daughters — and one bathroom. Even the dogs ...
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Alle-Kiski Tuesday takes

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:00pm
Reassessment roulette: Along with death and taxes, Westmoreland countians can be fairly certain that their commissioners aren’t going to voluntarily broach a countywide reassessment of ...
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Dorfman: Stocks you might like, at less than $10 a share

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:00pm
Some people love to speculate in stocks that sell for less than $10 a share. They like the volatility of low-priced stocks, and they intuitively ...
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Engineers working to determine if Edgeworth, Leet land suitable for new high school

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 11:00pm
Quaker Valley leaders could know in the fall or winter whether the district will spend about $7.5 million to purchase roughly 130 acres for a ...
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In 3rd year hosting, Norwin wins its Lineman Challenge

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 10:30pm
Kiski Area's Cameron Mika carries a tire during one of the line-man challenges at the Alle-Kiski Football Challenge at Kiski Area High School on Thursday, July 28, 2016." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=Nl_WKvNFEOFmP6D8dhTI$8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYteoayemwmIUCFMdktgcAeuWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The Norwin football team has hosted a Lineman Challenge challenge for three years, and the Knights came away with their first win May 21. The ...
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Bike ride raises thousands for Multiple Sclerosis Society

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 26 June 2017 - 10:30pm
Ben Avon's Earl Bohn (right) took part in the Bike MS: Escape to the Lake on June 10-11." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=KutxtTZIjwTb2fOy9Os9l8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYttvgcedmuxb3dwQBwFIS2AWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A Ben Avon man is one of the top fundraisers for a bike-riding event that collected thousands of dollars for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Earl Bohn, 65, received $1,675 in pledges for Bike ...
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