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Phipps simplifies grocery shopping with Green Light Foods app

Phipps simplifies grocery shopping with Green Light Foods app | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Phipps and Let's Move Pittsburgh launch Green Light Foods app to encourage healthy eating.
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Hey Pittsburgh! Did you know "jagoff" is not in the dictionary?

Hey Pittsburgh! Did you know "jagoff" is not in the dictionary? | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Hey Pittsburgh! Did you know "jagoff" is not in the dictionary?

It's true. All sorts of silly words are regularly added to Webster's dictionary, usually when they become more commonly used. "Jagoff", however, is not...

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Man rescued after car ends up on Mount Washington hillside

Man rescued after car ends up on Mount Washington hillside | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Emergency responders save a driver whose car went off Grandview Avenue, through a metal fence and down the side of Mount Washington.
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UPMC, Highmark agree on limited basis to continue care for seriously ill

UPMC, Highmark agree on limited basis to continue care for seriously ill | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Elected officials in Harrisburg reached a deal with health care giants UPMC and Highmark Inc., but it wasn't what the insurer and thousands of its members in the Pittsburgh region were hoping for....

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Mayor of Pittsburgh to marry 20 same-sex couples in mass ceremony

Mayor of Pittsburgh to marry 20 same-sex couples in mass ceremony | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The Mayor of Pittsburgh has announced he plans to marry up to 20 same-sex couples at Pride next month, to celebrate marriage equality in Pennsylvania.
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CMU helps Microsoft keep Bing user information secure

CMU helps Microsoft keep Bing user information secure | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

"When you sign up to use a web service, companies such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft make a promise about how they will or will not use your personal information. But it can be a labor-intensive and difficult task to ensure the millions of lines of code in their systems operate consistently with those privacy promises.


This challenge has led a team of researchers at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University and Microsoft Research  to develop a system for automating these compliance checks..."

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Public invited to give its two cents for Pittsburgh's next five-year recovery plan

Public invited to give its two cents for Pittsburgh's next five-year recovery plan | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

The public has been invited to weigh in on how the city formulates its next five-year recovery plan...

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Best Places For Laser Hair Removal In Pittsburgh

Best Places For Laser Hair Removal In Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Spend less time worrying about leg stubble and your bikini line and more time relaxing — here are some places in the Pittsburgh area to check out if you want that hair gone for good with laser hair removal.

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Overhead sign inspections Thursday and Friday in Allegheny County - Pittsburgh

Overhead sign inspections Thursday and Friday in Allegheny County - Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Overhead sign inspections Thursday and Friday in Allegheny County - Pittsburgh


PennDOT is announcing overhead sign inspections on several roadways in Allegheny County will occur Thursday and Friday, May 1-2 weather permitting.

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Pittsburgh is Home to the Best Cake in America

Pittsburgh is Home to the Best Cake in America | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The publication points out that Bon Appetit hit the nail on the head when it called us the nation's (Pittsburgh is Home to the Best Cake in America, Says HuffPo.
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Franklin Regional Asst. Superintendent Speaks Out For First Time Since Stabbing

Franklin Regional Asst. Superintendent Speaks Out For First Time Since Stabbing | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio1020 KDKA) – Mary Catherine Reljac, Assistant Superintendent of the Franklin Regional School District, spoke exclusively with Bill Rehkopf for the first time since the stabbing.
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Fire becomes latest disaster Millvale business determined to overcome

Fire becomes latest disaster Millvale business determined to overcome | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

After enduring Hurricane Ivan nearly a decade ago, a fire now has the owners of  Sears Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning feeling a case of déjà vu.  The Pittsburgh area cleaning service is rebuilding again...

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UPMC protests to resume Tuesday morning in Pittsburgh

UPMC protests to resume Tuesday morning in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
A push for unionization and higher wages for service workers at UPMC that has lasted more than two years spilled into Downtown streets Monday, snarling traffic during morning and afternoon commutes during demonstrations that are scheduled to continue today. As many as 1,000 demonstrators, organized by UPMC workers seeking to join the Service Employees International Union, rallied for much of the workday outside UPMC's headquarters in the U.S. Steel Tower on Grant Street and were funneled down to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center late in the afternoon after the protest could no longer be contained to the sidewalks, said Sonya Toler, city public safety spokeswoman. "That was something we had to do for crowd control," Ms. Toler said. "They had spilled into the street and stopped

UPMC has denied that any labor wage & hour laws were broken and says NLRB proceedings are ongoing.

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2014/03/03/Pittsburgh-police-begin-closing-streets-for-Downtown-protest/stories/201403030124

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The Big Guide to Coworking Spaces in Pittsburgh

Striking out on your own this year? Coworking is growing in Pittsburgh. Here’s a list of places where you can set up camp—for cooks, coders and every kind of entrepreneur.
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Video: Massive brawl during Pittsburgh high school...

Video: Massive brawl during Pittsburgh high school... | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Three local high school football players have been disciplined for their roles in a fight during Friday night’s Perry vs. Westinghouse football game.

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Now Arriving at Pittsburgh International: Fracking

Now Arriving at Pittsburgh International: Fracking | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Pittsburgh’s airport is struggling financially and mired in debt.


For salvation, airport officials are looking down — about 6,000 feet. The quiet runways, it turns out, are sitting on enough natural gas to run the whole state of Pennsylvania for a year and a half.

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Firefighters return to scene of blaze that destroyed 13 Mt Oliver Homes

Firefighters return to scene of blaze that destroyed 13 Mt Oliver Homes | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Firefighters returned Monday morning to the scene of a fire that quickly spread in Mount Oliver in Pittsburgh Sunday, destroying 13 homes and leaving at least 50 people displaced.

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Marijuana-growing operation called largest in Pittsburgh in 25 years

Marijuana-growing operation called largest in Pittsburgh in 25 years | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it


Marijuana-growing operation called largest in Pittsburgh in 25 years
The Drug Enforcement Administration has joined Pittsburgh police and the Allegheny County Crime Lab in processing the scene.

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Pittsburgh's East Liberty one of 10 up-and-coming neighborhoods around the USA

Pittsburgh's East Liberty one of 10 up-and-coming neighborhoods around the USA | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
We list ten of the most promising city neighborhoods for rebirth.
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Planes, Trains and Horse-Drawn Carriages: A Brief History of Pittsburgh Transportation

Planes, Trains and Horse-Drawn Carriages: A Brief History of Pittsburgh Transportation | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Everything that makes Pittsburgh awesome today.


"Shipping and transportation built the Steel City. In the heyday of freight trains, Pittsburgh’s proximity to navigable rivers made it a natural hub for cargo headed inland..."


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Pittsburgh considers adding $1.78 million for paving streets this year

Pittsburgh considers adding $1.78 million for paving streets this year | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh considers adding $1.78 million for paving streets this year Pittsburgh Post Gazette A bill introduced before Pittsburgh City Council today would pool money from several line items — including some for projects that had already been...
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CMU computer club discovers unknown Andy Warhol work on 1985 floppy disk

CMU computer club discovers unknown Andy Warhol work on 1985 floppy disk | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The 28 images depict some of Warhol's, best-known subjects, Campbell's soup cans, Botticelli's Venus, and a self-portrait.
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Central Blood Bank Hosting Blood Drive In Murrysville

Central Blood Bank Hosting Blood Drive In Murrysville | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The Central Blood Bank is working to replenish its blood supply following last week’s school stabbings.
A blood drive will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Murrysville Community Center.
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Where Should I Have My Varicose Veins Treated in Pittsburgh?

Where Should I Have My Varicose Veins Treated in Pittsburgh? | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Recently in Pittsburgh, several patients with unhealthy veins have sought my advice or second opinion after being seen at another vein center...

http://www.happellaser.com/go-veins-treated-pittsburgh/

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Kroll Show’s “Pawnsylvania” Characters Beautifully Capture Pittsburgh-Philly Rivalry

Kroll Show’s “Pawnsylvania” Characters Beautifully Capture Pittsburgh-Philly Rivalry | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
On last night's Kroll Show, the show's Pennsylvania-rich writing staff took a turn with the rivalry between Pennsylvania's major sports cities, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. The "Pawnsylvania" sketch features Kroll as …
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