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Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA

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Business roundup: DEP to hold 1st hearing on Shell permit for cracker plant; more

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:48:42 -0700

DEP to hold hearing on Shell plant plan The Department of Environmental protection has scheduled its first public hearing on Royal Dutch Shell’s application for ...

Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:04:56 -0700

SECO, Ky. (AP) — Mines built this company town. Could vines — the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above — help to draw visitors here?

Officials: Pizza shop burglar steals 100 candy bars, cookies

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:37:53 -0700

PLEASANTVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State police in northwestern Pennsylvania are looking for a burglar who just may have some cavities — or, at least, a sweet tooth.

Pittsburgh Tuesday takes

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:23:00 -0700

Fitting honors: Seventeen Pennsylvania military veterans — from World War II to Vietnam — are the latest inductees into the Hall of Valor at Soldiers ...

Penn National backs out of Western Pa. casino deal

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:35:43 -0700

Penn National Gaming Inc. said Monday that it wants to withdraw as operator of a proposed $225 million casino in Lawrence County, north of Pittsburgh, that is backed by Philadelphia-area investors.

Action Bronson Announces “Mr. Wonderful Tour”

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:09:56 -0700

In support of his newly released, major label debut, Mr. Wonderful, Action Bronson announces dates for its accompanying tour. The "Mr. Wonderful Tour" kicks off on April 20th in Detroit, before traveling to Boston, Atlanta and Miami during the 20-date trek, with the final date on June 1 in Dallas. Additionally, Bronson will play a […] Read the full story at BallerStatus.com

Weekly Sports League and Franchise Report

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:53:53 -0700

International League: Some officials in the city of Worcester (MA), about 45 miles west of Boston, would like the city try to obtain a Major League Baseball-affiliated team, possibly the Pawtucket (RI) Red Sox (PawSox) of the Triple-A International League.

Federal jury in Pittsburgh hearing Michigan entrepreneur claiming idea for Heinz Dip & Squeeze

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:25:26 -0700

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A Michigan food entrepreneur claims the "Little Dipper" condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets, which it rolled ...

Mondovi man to receive Carnegie Medal

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:18:45 -0700

A Mondovi man who saved a girl from from a fire will be one of the twenty newest recipients of the Carnegie Medal.

Pennsylvania state police: Sweet-toothed burglar steals more than 100 candy bars, cookies

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:14:39 -0700

PLEASANTVILLE, Pa. - State police in northwestern Pennsylvania are looking for a burglar who just may have some cavities or, at least, a sweet tooth. Troopers from Franklin say whoever broke into Corky's Pizza Shop overnight Friday into Saturday stole more than 100 chocolate bars and eight ...

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