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  • 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...
  • Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling

    Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling
    Less than two weeks after a Supreme Court ruling struck down a Massachusetts law requiring protesters to stay outside a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, cities around the country are moving to repeal similar laws or are not enforcing the...
  • 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'...
  • Pennsylvania alcohol prices competitive with some surrounding states, review finds

    Supporters of liquor sale privatization take as a given that getting rid of the state monopoly will lead to cheaper alcohol. But a comparison between Pennsylvania prices and those states bordering Western Pennsylvania shows that the Liquor Control Board...
  • 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...
  • Cigna Opens New Call Center In Pittsburgh

    Cigna Corp. opened a new call center in the Pittsburgh, Pa., region with 100 new workers and 50 more who will be added by the end of the year. The insurer is adding more customer service jobs to handle its increasing membership, the company said....