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Colin McNickle: Accountability the answer to the land banks question
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Colin McNickle: Accountability the answer to the land banks question

An amendment to Pennsylvania's law regarding land banks could result in less duplication, greater efficiency and more properties returned to...

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Palestinians sort through 8 years of mail held by Israel
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Palestinians sort through 8 years of mail held by Israel

JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian postal workers in the West Bank are sifting through eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel. In...

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For Sprankle's, the focus is fresh food and videos
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For Sprankle's, the focus is fresh food and videos

Nobody likes to see their town's only supermarket leave, as is the case with the Vandergrift Sprankle's. The company is holding a liquidation sale...

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$12M water and sewer project in Strip District to be done in January
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$12M water and sewer project in Strip District to be done in January

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is on schedule to complete a $12 million water and sewer line replacement project on Smallman Street in...

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Allegheny County Council to consider tax break for Clairton office building
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Allegheny County Council to consider tax break for Clairton office building

Allegheny County Council will soon consider whether to grant a temporary real estate tax exemption for a new Clairton office building and warehouse...

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for the week of Aug. 16, 2018
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Sewickley area real estate transactions for the week of Aug. 16, 2018

Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Leet Jessica Black sold property at 130 Mound St. to Steven and Lindsey Schollaert for...

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Prayer vigil scheduled in Penn Hills to keep YMCA open
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Prayer vigil scheduled in Penn Hills to keep YMCA open

The Penn Hills NAACP chapter will hold a prayer vigil to keep its YMCA open and is calling on government, community and religious leaders to attend...

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Lack of parking a 'challenge' to sale of former Tarentum Rite Aid building, realtor says
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Lack of parking a 'challenge' to sale of former Tarentum Rite Aid building, realtor says

There's interest in buying the former Rite Aid building in Tarentum, including for a retail business, but the lack of parking is a challenge, a...

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Monroeville MS4 proposed ordinance offers clues for what's to come
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Monroeville MS4 proposed ordinance offers clues for what's to come

Monroeville council unanimously put an ordinance on 30-day public display that establishes a fee to pay for its Municipal Storm Sewer System, also...

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Victim in Bedford Dwellings shooting dies
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Victim in Bedford Dwellings shooting dies

The man shot Monday in Pittsburgh's Bedford Dwellings neighborhood died of his injuries Thursday morning, according to the Allegheny County Medical...

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Grand re-opening at North Huntingdon Walmart Friday
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Grand re-opening at North Huntingdon Walmart Friday

A grand reopening celebration Friday at the North Huntingdon Walmart Supercenter will highlight updated and expanded spaces in the store, according...

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Pittsburgh-area students tackle community challenges in Learn and Earn program
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Pittsburgh-area students tackle community challenges in Learn and Earn program

Martell Reese wants to change the world. And he's starting in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood. Reese, 14, of East Hills, spent the past six...

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U.S. employers add 157,000 jobs, jobless rate hits 3.9 percent
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U.S. employers add 157,000 jobs, jobless rate hits 3.9 percent

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July, adding 157,000 jobs, a solid gain but below the healthy pace in the first half of this...

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Father, son propose memorial park in Sewickley
News 2 weeks ago
Father, son propose memorial park in Sewickley

The vacant land at One Waterworks Road isn't a park, in the official sense. But for a long time, children in the neighborhood have treated......

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Pittsburgh Center for the Arts to fete painter Ron Donoughe
News 2 weeks ago
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts to fete painter Ron Donoughe

Artist Ron Donoughe, known for his paintings of Pittsburgh neighborhoods, will be recognized for his contributions to the Pittsburgh arts scene...

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New Kensington men enjoy brisk sales of 'I heart Biff' shirts
News 2 weeks ago
New Kensington men enjoy brisk sales of 'I heart Biff' shirts

If you're from New Kensington, chances are you've seen it — “I (heart) Biff” spray painted on the side of the old General Electric building at the...

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West Deer residents can join 'no knock list' to avoid solicitors
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West Deer residents can join 'no knock list' to avoid solicitors

West Deer residents who do not want to be solicited by approved vendors selling products and services door-to-door can be placed on the township's ...

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Sparse crowd at Pittsburgh hearing on $40M building purchase
News 2 weeks ago
Sparse crowd at Pittsburgh hearing on $40M building purchase

Only one Pittsburgh resident showed up Monday for a public hearing on the city's proposed purchase of a Downtown building for $40 million that...

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Volunteers 'Beautify Leechburg' on Saturday by cleaning up 3 abandoned properties
News 3 weeks ago
Volunteers 'Beautify Leechburg' on Saturday by cleaning up 3 abandoned properties

First impressions count. And Leechburg Mayor Wayne Dobos wants visitors and residents alike to have a favorable impression of Leechburg, a close...

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Greensburg Market convenience store closes after 2 months
News 3 weeks ago
Greensburg Market convenience store closes after 2 months

A Greensburg convenience store has closed as quickly as it opened. The Greensburg Market opened in late May in the North Main Street building that...

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Sewickley Heights officials break silence on Dundee Farm religious-rights dispute
News 3 weeks ago
Sewickley Heights officials break silence on Dundee Farm religious-rights dispute

Sewickley Heights officials are breaking their silence in a lengthy zoning dispute with the owners of an historic borough farm that's escalated...

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Bear caught in storm drain freed when manhole cover lifted
News 3 weeks ago
Bear caught in storm drain freed when manhole cover lifted

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Authorities have freed a bear that got caught in a storm drain for about an hour. Colorado Springs Utilities workers and...

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Are Pennsylvanians good neighbors? New survey says yes
News 3 weeks ago
Are Pennsylvanians good neighbors? New survey says yes

Pennsylvanians make pretty good neighbors, at least when it comes to opening their wallets. According to a new survey by window and door...

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Residents, lawmakers react to proposed Westmoreland Mall casino
News 3 weeks ago
Residents, lawmakers react to proposed Westmoreland Mall casino

Hempfield shoppers and lawmakers say they're excited for bright lights, high stakes and jingling slot machines to replace the denuded mannequins,...

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Pittsburgh City Council approves $40 million purchase and renovation of Downtown building
News 3 weeks ago
Pittsburgh City Council approves $40 million purchase and renovation of Downtown building

Pittsburgh City Council, after a 50-minute debate on Wednesday, approved a $40 million bond issuance and an agreement with two city authorities to...

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Mini casino expected to open at Westmoreland Mall
News 3 weeks ago
Mini casino expected to open at Westmoreland Mall

A small-scale casino is expected to open at the site of the closing Bon-Ton store at Westmoreland Mall, the Tribune-Review has learned. An...

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Letter to the editor: Elected officials should not incite violence
News 3 weeks ago
Letter to the editor: Elected officials should not incite violence

Regarding D.A. Scandrol's letter “Peconi has right to her opinion” (July 16, TribLIVE): Arnold Mayor Karen Peconi most certainly has a right to...

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Unity Speedway to be ready by October
News 3 weeks ago
Unity Speedway to be ready by October

Company officials expect construction of the new Speedway convenience store in Unity to be finished by October. Work began on April 30 on the 3,900...

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Pittsburgh City Council seeking to preserve Albright United Methodist Church
News 3 weeks ago
Pittsburgh City Council seeking to preserve Albright United Methodist Church

A Pittsburgh City Councilwoman is attempting to circumvent a recent state appellate court decision that stripped a vacant Methodist church of its...

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Pittsburgh Planning Commission briefed on details of Hazelwood Green development
News 3 weeks ago
Pittsburgh Planning Commission briefed on details of Hazelwood Green development

The owners of a former steel mill property in Pittsburgh have submitted a design that they hope will lure residents and businesses by offering...

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