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Top Pittsburgh Articles

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  • Kathleen Kane's credibility is on the line

    In January 2013, Kathleen Kane charged into Harrisburg on a Nittany Lion. The former assistant district attorney from Lackawanna County became the first Democrat and woman to be elected state attorney general by vowing to examine her predecessors'...
  • Pocono remains a special place for Rahal family

    Add Graham Rahal to the list of drivers who would hate to see Pocono Raceway vanish from the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule. "It's a great track; a place that's very different from anywhere else we go, really," he said Friday before settling in at the...
  • Richard M. Scaife, Mellon heir and newspaper publisher, dies at 82

    PITTSBURGH Richard M. Scaife, an heir to the Mellon fortune who became one of America's leading funders of conservative causes and the publisher of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, died Friday. He was 82. Scaife, whose fortune was estimated at $1.4...
  • 9-year-old boy injured in fireworks accident in Garrett County

    9-year-old boy injured in fireworks accident in Garrett County
    A 9-year-old boy was badly burned over half of his body in Garrett County on the Fourth of July after a sparkler set fire to his shirt. The boy, whose name was not immediately released, was in critical condition in Western Pennsylvania Hospital in...
  • PA gun collector robbed of 31 firearms

    Robbers attacked an elderly gun collector in his western Pennsylvania home and escaped with an arsenal of 31 firearms, at least 14 of which are still missing. Three armed men wearing masks kicked in the door of the 71-year-old man's house in Sharon, 75...
  • Highway construction industry takes online approach to look for new hires

    After years in the doldrums, Pennsylvania's highway construction industry is rebounding to the point where at least one trade organization is recruiting prospective workers with online "virtual apprenticeships." The Constructors Association of Western...
  • Seniors see age-restricted housing as a chance for freedom

    Retired high school teachers John and Judy Woffington are trading their home on a three-acre lot in Marshall, Pa., near Pittsburgh, for one that sits on about a third of an acre not because they don't like the house they've owned for 34 years, but because...
  • The search is on for missing nuclear gauge

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and police in Pittsburgh and Mount Lebanon are searching for a missing nuclear density gauge containing radioactive material. Solar Testing of Pennsylvania owns the gauge that was last used Friday...
  • Mexicana Comex firma acuerdo de venta con estadounidense PPG Industries

    MEXICO DF (Reuters) - La firma mexicana de pinturas Comex anunció el lunes que firmó un acuerdo con la estadounidense PPG Industries para la venta total de sus activos por un monto de 2,300 millones de dólares, después de que Sherwin-Williams desistiera...
  • 65 years ago, Altoona, Penn., was Billy Graham's crucible

    ALTOONA, Penn. In the fall of 1949, the Rev. Billy Graham led an eight-week series of revival meetings in Los Angeles, drawing multitudes and making converts of celebrities and commoners. He rocketed into the headlines and hasn't left them since, even...
  • Politics as Usual

    A new look and new byline for Call's politics blog If you're a regular reader of Capitol Ideas, where The Morning Call's writers have detailed the ins and outs of state government for years, you may have noticed some changes last week. The latest...