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Lost deaf, blind dog rescued from ravine, has touching reunion with owner

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:19:23 -0700

Two Pennsylvania police officers are being credited with rescuing a missing and injured dog in Washington County. Neighbors told WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh that they called police Monday morning after hearing painful barking coming from a ravine. “It sounded like he was dying. The barks kept getting weaker,” said C.C. Edwards, who called 911. Edwards said he and other neighbors couldn’t get near the ...

Pittsburgh doctor sings to newborns after delivery

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:25:02 -0700

A Pittsburgh doctor is gaining national attention for his unique tradition of singing to each baby he delivers. He has delivered more than 8,000 babies during his career.

Leaping from one industry to another

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:11:12 -0700

They say when one door closes, another one opens. Jim Neville can tell you all about it.

Pa. auditor: Drilling boom overwhelms regulators

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:26:17 -0700

HARRISBURG (AP) — Strained by limited resources and the rapid expansion of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania, environmental regulators have failed to adequately monitor well safety or to provide clear and timely information to citizens, the...

Beaver County farmer says Marcellus compressor threatens farm's future

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:10:36 -0700

This week, for the first time this summer, Don and Becky Kretschmann are pulling an early crop of carrots, and will include them in the overflowing boxes of vegetables, fruits and herbs they‘‍ll deliver to the more than 1,000 customers of their Community Supported Agriculture operation 25 miles north of Pittsburgh in Beaver County.

Obituary: George Robert Knapp / Brought analytical mind to city firms for decades

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:10:27 -0700

George Knapp, a Pittsburgh attorney known for his sharp mind and logical nature who for many years helped run a private equity investment firm founded by the Tippins family in Pittsburgh, died Monday of oral cancer at a hospice near Jacksonville, Fla. He was 66.

More Pa. judges sought for black lung cases

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:08:58 -0700

WASHINGTON – Pittsburgh needs three more administrative law judges to reduce a backlog and to handle appeals being re-filed by miners and their widows after evidence surfaced that doctors hired by coal companies were systematically misdiagnosing black lung disease to help employers avoid paying claims, Deputy Labor Secretary Chris Lu testified Tuesday.

Polanco powers Pirates past Dodgers

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:52:30 -0700

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Gregory Polanco fueled Pittsburgh's offense with a home run, three RBI and three runs scored as the Pirates defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 12-7, in the second meeting of a three-game series on Tuesday.

Trade rumors continue to swirl around Mariners

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:32:07 -0700

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners are showing interest in Pittsburgh outfielder Starling Marte, according to a report in the Beaver County (Pa.) Times....

Beulah B. 'LM' Callihan

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:22:35 -0700

Beulah B. “LM” Callihan, of Bloomfield, Conn., formerly of Sutherland, passed away Feb. 6, 2014, peacefully in her own bed.

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