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Stocks close lower, snapping Dow’s 10-day winning streak

8 August 2017 - 5:51pm
Traders work on the floor at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on August 8, 2017 in New York. " src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=4cdOXf6RC5U1$Cq2WHLuaM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYup0hTkPy4vhbBqi9zvNMj1WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Losses in health care and consumer-focused companies pulled stocks broadly lower Tuesday, snapping a 10-day winning streak for the Dow Jones industrial average. Energy stocks ...
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102-year-old Kenyan voter wouldn’t dream of missing election

8 August 2017 - 5:48pm
Lydia Gathoni Kiingati, 102, casts her vote just after dawn at a polling station in Gatundu, north of Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Kenyans are going to the polls to vote in a general election after a tightly-fought presidential race between incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and main opposition leader Raila Odinga." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=OpH61d65QuyxQxL4r_FBKc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtHWrsVsVyFc4eCW9O7tXy5WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
GATUNDU, Kenya — Stooped but determined, a 102-year-old woman believed to be one of Kenya’s oldest citizens cast her ballot in national elections on Tuesday. ...
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Aquion Energy founder hopeful in first interview since bankruptcy

8 August 2017 - 5:42pm
Jay Whitacre, director of Carnegie Mellon's Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, founded Aquion Energy in 2009." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=JsywreRX9b7$XFNM_utyLs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtg2GvvKiNC8BJcbQH9x3yYWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Battery wiz Jay Whitacre hasn’t given up on his innovative saltwater batteries. Despite his company, Aquion Energy Inc., going bankrupt in March, Whitacre told the ...
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Disney to launch streaming services for movies, live sports

8 August 2017 - 5:33pm
The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=t0gKtHu9T07qKy9r4lpdqM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvHnwcrjZvPH9RjFxOMK40mWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
NEW YORK — Disney is launching streaming services for both its movies and live sports, shaking up how it interacts with viewers as it navigates ...
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TLC reality special featuring singer Jackie Evancho, family airs Wednesday

8 August 2017 - 5:12pm
Jackie Evancho, the Pine Township singing phenom, gets ready for hair and makeup before resuming shooting a video at WPXI's studios in the North Hills, Thursday, March 2, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=NNJ8m5OXWpuJKy116p4rgM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtYg_1dJ1nkKXFIXLz8YJxQWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
America first met Pittsburgh’s Jackie Evancho as a tiny opera powerhouse. “Yup, that’s me,” the blonde-haired little girl reassured the host of “America’s Got Talent” ...
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Thirsty for a Moscow Mule? Consumer beware of the copper cup

8 August 2017 - 5:06pm
We know drinking can be hazardous to your health, but didn’t think the hardware holding the alcohol might be dangerous. It can be when it ...
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Murrysville to host storm water management workshop for homeowners

8 August 2017 - 5:03pm
The Sept. 26 workshop will present a variety of storm water management techniques for homeowners." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=DFaNjL_6GEC$s1EXufDyuc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvsw9lMozTFKmjY4zEXTwUiWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Murrysville officials will sponsor a Westmoreland Conservation District workshop next month to educate homeowners about ways to manage storm water on their property. The free ...
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$657 milion: Combined value of Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots

8 August 2017 - 4:54pm
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Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot and Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot are both more than $300 million, the Pennsylvania Lottery has reported. Mega Millions stands at a $350 ...
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Pa. health department announces first human case of West Nile in 2017

8 August 2017 - 4:48pm
Mosquitos are collected in a container to be selected for West Nile testing at the Latrobe Municipal Authority sewage plant on Thursday, July 20, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=xVlZxSRE_WSCs3yWrPvcxM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYufOP$GJPTVKU2U2iIINNu$WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A Montgomery County resident tested positive for probable West Nile virus, marking the first human case in Pennsylvania this year, state health officials said Tuesday. ...
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‘Safety Town’ for kindergarteners coming to Monroeville

8 August 2017 - 4:48pm
Police teach preschoolers traffic safety during a Safety Town event in Westmoreland County last year." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=_er2MUwbO$BcSouNu1v9fs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYso8ZCRjJQF8OTOCeX63ZyAWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Monroeville Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a weeklong day camp called “Safety Town” for incoming kindergarteners next week. The program will be held daily ...
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McCandless hires three police officers

8 August 2017 - 4:45pm
McCandless police Chief David DiSanti Sr. poses with newly hired officers Anthony R. Koo, Melissa A. Delval and Richard W. Waite following a swearing-in ceremony on Monday Aug. 7." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=nF8C5hSCHqbMIIGN2uv1Ns$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvINWqWjX4ruyrMPrxQrYqaWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
McCandless has three new police officers on its force, which bring the department to its full complement. Town council on Monday held a swearing in ...
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Glen Campbell, superstar entertainer of 1960s and ‘70s, dies

8 August 2017 - 4:45pm
Glen Campbell 2011" src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=pzn6NIUoS404K69C$jJXv8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt5raVXWcDjW7QBgtwckvwcWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
NASHVILLE — Glen Campbell, the affable superstar singer of “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Wichita Lineman” whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, his ...
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CMU’s Angel Jordan laid the foundation for Pittsburgh as a robotics hub

8 August 2017 - 4:39pm
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Most robots created in Pittsburgh owe their start to Angel Jordan. Jordan, who helped found the world’s first Robotics Institute in 1979 at Carnegie Mellon ...
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Greensburg couple allegedly put teen in danger at man’s home

8 August 2017 - 4:39pm
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A Greensburg husband and wife are accused of child endangerment for allegedly taking a 16-year-old girl to a man’s home even though they were aware ...
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PennDOT solicits comment on St. Clair bridge project

8 August 2017 - 4:27pm
PennDOT will unveil its plan for replacing a bridge on Route 711 in St. Clair Township from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the ...
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SUV goes over Vandergrift hillside with 2-year-old inside

8 August 2017 - 4:24pm
A 2-year-old boy got out of this SUV unharmed despite being unrestrained inside when it went 100 to 150 feet down a hillside toward railroad tracks in Vandergrift on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=1BoOJRjrAgwlyDS5YlPIMs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsWcgVfcQPMBgLVdQvHcQ_hWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A 2-year-old boy was “as happy as could be” after getting out of an SUV that was destroyed Tuesday afternoon when it went over a ...
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Part of Squaw Run Road to close Wednesday

8 August 2017 - 4:09pm
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Part of a Fox Chapel road will be shut down for roughly eight hours Wednesday so utility crews can replace power lines, the Fox Chapel ...
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5-story building planned for Bridgeville

8 August 2017 - 3:57pm
While it certainly will not be confused with the Willis Tower in Chicago, Bridgeville Borough may get one of its tallest buildings in its business ...
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Springdale considering 1-hour parking limit on Pittsburgh Street

8 August 2017 - 3:51pm
A cement truck rolls through Pittsburgh Street in the heart of the Springdale business district on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Springdale Council is considering limiting parking on parts of the street to one hour, after removing parking from one side proved to be unpopular." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=QyASVpF0_JIXOA9guRU6GM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuOTc2pXkerhUA432oRvvBBWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Springdale officials are again considering parking restrictions on Pittsburgh Street. Earlier this year, the borough prohibited parking on the northern side of the street between ...
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Plenty of activities for all ages in Carnegie this week

8 August 2017 - 3:36pm
The Carnegie community can enjoy several more summer events this week before the school year begins. Teen Night is scheduled for Wednesdays, Aug. 9 and ...
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