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DEP Sec­re­tary Michael Krancer

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Highmark building (left), UPMC building (right)

State Representative Dan Frankel and Senator Jay Costa Jr. talk about the extension of Highmark’s deal with UPMC, providing in-network access for Highmark Commercial and Medicare Advantage members…more

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Ted Popovich of Ben Avon

Members of the Group Against Smog and Pollution (GASP) and Allegheny County residents implored the County Board of Health Wednesday to pass updated and strengthened air toxic guidelines (ATG), the…more

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The Allegheny County Board of Health has appointed Ronald Voorhees as interim director. This comes after the board ousted County Health Director Bruce Dixon after 20 years on the job. He’ll be…more

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Highmark building (right) and UPMC building (left)

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Highmark Inc. have agreed to another extension. This one will provide in-network access for Highmark Commercial and Medicare Advantage members to all UPMC…more

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Meadowcroft rock shelter beneath enclosure

Meadowcroft is the oldest site of human habitation in North America. Since undergoing a massive renovation in 2008, the site has seen an increase in domestic and international visitors. We’ll learn…more

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Mayor Luke Ravenstahl accepts a $130,000 check from Home Depot for the Love...

Residents in the 400 block of Jucunda Street in the Knoxville neighborhood of the city of Pittsburgh gathered today in an open lot on their street to join Mayor Luke Ravenstahl in announcing an expansion…more

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A team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh has taken a look at the childbirth procedures and delivery suites at Magee-Women’s Hospital to understand and suggest ways to improve…more

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A screenshot of the High Point Pittsburgh simulation

Carnegie Mellon University is offering free sightseeing visits to the roof of the U.S. Steel Tower.Well, sort of.Students and staff at CMU’s Entertainment Technology Center have constructed a…more

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Families were given an eight-month period from the beginning of the school year to make sure their children are fully vaccinated. But enough students were not in compliance that the Pennsylvania…more

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Kim Teplitzky of the Sierra Club

The American Lung Association’s State of the Air Report shows the Pittsburgh metropolitan area to be the sixth most polluted in the country for fine particle pollution and the city is twentieth for…more