Pittsburgh

Type: City
Name: Pittsburgh
Country: United States
Latitude: 40.439999
Longitude: -79.980003
population: 319,494
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Foundations Reach Deal to Save August Wilson Center

The three foundations that have been working to save the debt-burdened August Wilson Center for African American Culture in Pittsburgh have reached an eleventh-hour deal to buy the property for $8.49 million, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.To preserve ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Army drops murder charges against Barbera in Iraqi civilian deaths

An Army paratrooper accused of murdering two young Iraqi cattle herders seven years ago now must await the recommendation of an Army investigator to learn whether he’ll face a court-martial for his role in a 2007 reconnaissance mission gone awry.A former ... [Published Stars and Stripes - 6 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

Peduto hails proposal for federal money to boost education for preschoolers

Pittsburgh city officials outlined an early childhood education plan Tuesday that Mayor Bill Peduto said could spawn a national pilot program.Peduto filed the plan with state officials, who are set to issue a full grant application to the U.S. Department ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Theft charges against Pittsburgh homicide detective dismissed

Theft charges against a Pittsburgh Police homicide detective were dismissed Tuesday, despite a surveillance video showing the detective taking an envelope full of cash.Detective Michael Reddy was facing misdemeanor charges for the July incident at the ... [Published WTAE.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Debt-Ridden August Wilson Center Saved by Local Efforts

The looming sale of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture was avoided on Monday when Pittsburgh-area civic groups teamed together to broker an eleventh-hour deal, WTAE reports .The $8.49 million sale was bid by the Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment ... [Published Bet.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 4 reports

Google's Presence in Pittsburgh and it's Impact on Local Startups

Google has been growing in Pittsburgh since 2006, fueled by our local talent, the universities and collaborations with the startup community.With the opening of their new office space in Bakery Square earlier this year, we wanted to talk with Kamal Nigam, ... [Published 90.5 WESA - 12 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Governor Corbett Highlights Transportation Plan Benefits; Cites Pittsburgh's Birmingham Bridge as Example

PR NewswirePITTSBURGH, Sept. 30, 2014PITTSBURGH"My administration is working hard to deliver the hundreds of additional projects for this year from Act 89 proceeds, and the Birmingham Bridge is a very visible example of what we are delivering," Gov. Corbett ... [Published Digital Journal - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Tony Pittsburgh club seeks OK to keep beehives

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh's most exclusive club is seeking permission to keep even more select company: four hives of bees that were installed on its roof this summer. The Duquesne Club's chefs use the honey to prepare meals at the club as part ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Pittsburgh, Urticaria
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Act 47 Changes Near The Finish Line

State lawmakers are working out the details of a plan to overhaul Act 47, shorthand for the much-maligned program that to rehabilitate municipalities with money problems.Cities lingering in the state program would be given deadlines to exit. The state ... [Published 90.5 WESA - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 4 reports

Sale of August Wilson Center in Pittsburgh averted

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh-area civic groups joined together Monday to avert the threatened sale of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture. The agreement came as a trial was getting underway over the future of the debt-strapped center ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Gov. Corbett announces redevelopment grant for former Saks site, Oliver building

Surrounded by an array of Pittsburgh civic and development interests, Gov. Tom Corbett stood in Mellon Square Monday to announce a $4 million state grant to seed the redevelopment of the Henry W. Oliver Building and its neighbor, the former Saks Fifth ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Investigators: Bomb threat called into Pittsburgh school

Investigators have confirmed to Channel 11 News that a bomb threat  was called into Pittsburgh Langley Monday morning.The threat was reported at Pittsburgh Langley K-8 on Sheraden Boulevard at 9:34 a.m., an emergency dispatch supervisor said.Pittsburgh ... [Published WPXI - Sep 29 2014]

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...these special places highlights the role planning plays in adding value to communities," says William Anderson, FAICP , president of APA . "Planners, working with others, help build better communities in a variety of settings, from urban to rural; the result - better neighborhoods, cities, and regions. We applaud these efforts and congratulate this year’s designees."
..."While the reforms proposed will require additional resources," the authors said, "they represent a smart investment in our communities and in our future."
"I was wondering what the truck was going to do," Trevor Kniha told the Observer-Reporter . "I pulled up to come across the bridge and saw the bridge was messed up, so I turned around and went the other way."
"We are pleased to have Eaton as the Host Sponsor for the 37th World Energy Engineering Congress. Eaton brings its expertise to make this WEEC an unparalleled event,” said Al Thumann, executive director, of the AEE. “With former President Bill Clinton as the keynote speaker, the technologies on display in the expo and the powerhouse conference program, this will be the premier energy efficiency and climate change event of the year.”"

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This day in baseball history — Cards move into ... [Published Power Line - 9 hours ago]
(Paul Mirengoff) On September 30, 1964, the St. Louis Cardinals completed a three-game sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. By doing so, they moved into sole possession of first place, as the Cincinnati Reds lost 1-0 to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 16 innings. ...
Cartoonist Ed Piskor visits his decrepit childh... [Published Boing Boing - 11 hours ago]
div class="video-container"> Ed Piskor says: "Pittsburgh magazine followed me around for a few weeks and put together a little piece on me and the Hip Hop comic. The highlight is going through my decrepit boyhood home for the first time in like 18 ...
Resco Products Names Doug Albert CEO [Published PR Newswire: General Business - 13 hours ago]
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resco Products, Inc. today announced that Douglas Albert has been named President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately."The Board is extremely pleased to have recruited an executive of Doug's caliber," ...
Pa. Official Admits Errors In Investigation Of ... [Published Think Progress - 17 hours ago]
In this July 27, 2011 file photo, the sun shines over a Range Resources well site in Washington, Pa. CREDIT: AP Photo/Keith Srakocic A Pennsylvania official has admitted that he may have used faulty information to determine that fracking waste was ...
Battery maker Aquion Energy raises $24.6 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - 17 hours ago]
Pittsburgh-based Aquion Energy , which makes large-scale energy storage systems, has raised $24.6 million in new funding, according to a regulatory filing that says the total offering amount is $32.6 million. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported ...
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US Existing-Home Sales Fall in August [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Sep 22 2014]
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Pitt Researchers Search for Genetic Roots of Cl... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 19 hours ago]
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