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  • Ebola crisis hasn't produced surge in donations

    PITTSBURGH After a devastating earthquake rocked the island nation of Haiti in January 2010, unsolicited checks immediately poured into Brother's Brother Foundation a Pittsburgh nonprofit that collects and ships medical supplies to hospitals and clinics worldwide and focuses on places in need of emergency aid.
  • Simmons, Beyer PA House race has personal undertones

    Democrat Michael Beyer was a last-minute entry in the race for Pennsylvania's 131st House District. For Republican incumbent Justin Simmons, that turned what had looked like an unimpeded path to a third term into a pitched battle with the son of the...

    Review of Baltimore police won't change culture overnight, official says

    Review of Baltimore police won't change culture overnight, official says
    The Department of Justice official in charge of the coming review of the Baltimore Police Department cautioned that the examination is not an "overnight venture," and it will take time to change a culture that has sparked distrust among residents. Ronald...

    Warhill, Jamestown set for first-place showdown in Bay Rivers District volleyball

     Warhill, Jamestown set for first-place showdown in Bay Rivers District volleyball
    Warhill High will play what is arguably its most important Bay Rivers District volleyball match ever at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, when it hosts Jamestown. The Lions (19-1, 14-1 district) are a match behind behind Jamestown (18-2, 15-0), which has won 41...

    Study finds link between air toxics and childhood autism

    PITTSBURGH A University of Pittsburgh study has found links between childhood autism spectrum disorder and exposure to higher levels of certain air toxics during pregnancy and the first two years of life. Researchers at Pitt's Graduate School of Public...