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Mumps Spread to NHL Athletes in Active Year for Disease   - 12/16/2014
(Updates with NHL comment in ninth paragraph.) Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, the National Hockey League’s reigning most valuable player, tested positive for the disease on Dec. 13, the team
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Pittsburgh team wins Google Lunar XPrize awards, but contest may end without launch   - 12/16/2014
Dec. 16--Google The Milestone Prizes, one for imaging and one for mobility, come as Google announced that the $30 million contest to land a rover on the moon has been extended until the end of 2016
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Free Initial Consultation with Bankruptcy Lawyers in Pittsburgh & Greensburg Areas   - 12/16/2014
Resolve debt and move forward in life with legal assistance from Hipp/Kaiser-Hipp Attorneys At Law, an experienced attorney in Pittsburgh and Greensburg specializing in bankruptcy cases. This law firm
  
    



H-1B work visa full of uncertainties for immigrants [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]   - 12/16/2014
Dec. 16--It would be hard to find an international student who is more international than Andrew Achilleos. Born to a Cypriot father and a half-British, half Cypriot mother, the 29-year-old was raised
  
    



Watch: NHL Faces Mumps Outbreak With Multiple Players, Referees Sick   - 12/16/2014
Pittsburgh Penguins' player Beau Bennett is the latest to be suspected of having the virus. More ABC News Videos | ABC World News Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}} Coming up next:
  
    



Peet's Coffee & Tea closes its 3 Pittsburgh stores [The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]   - 12/16/2014
Dec. 16--Peet's Coffee & Tea closed its three stores in Pittsburgh on Monday, citing low sales. The stores, open for a little over a year, employed 30 people, the company said. The closures follow an
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Judge denies request from hedge funds to reduce EDMC debt [The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]   - 12/16/2014
Dec. 16--A federal judge on Monday denied a preliminary injunction sought by two hedge funds opposing a deal to wipe out most of Education Management Corp U.S. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla in
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Pittsburgh Periodontist, Dr. Michael C. Stypula Expands...   - 12/16/2014
Those living in Upper St. Clair, PA now have the opportunity for teeth replacement by leading periodontist, Dr. Michael C. Stypula. In order to reach out to those in need, Dr. Stypula is now accepting
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Crosby-less Penguins Beat Lightning in Battle of the East   - 12/16/2014
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Crosbyless Penguins Beat Lightning in Battle of the East   - 12/16/2014
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BRIEF: Shareholders sue to block sale of Ellwood City bank [The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]   - 12/16/2014
Dec. 16--A federal judge should block WesBanco Inc . of Wheeling, W.Va., from buying ESB Financial Corp . of Ellwood City until WesBanco offers ESB's shareholders a better deal, one of the shareholders
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Pennsylvania man guilty in stabbing death of police dog   - 12/15/2014
(Reuters) - A Pennsylvania man was found guilty on Monday in the killing of a German Shepherd police dog whose death inspired "Rocco's Law," strengthening penalties for such crimes, court officials said.
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Energy spotlight: Michael Jarvis [The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]   - 12/15/2014
Dec. 15--Michael Jarvis is pioneering an underground path to shale in Western Pennsylvania. The geologist at Range Resources "I was incredibly fortunate to leave school at just the perfect window of
  
    



Thanks to $75K grant, startup to bring food to underserved in Pittsburgh [The Pittsburgh   - 12/15/2014
Dec. 15--Homewood Children's Village started filling the backpacks of children at two elementary schools every Friday last year. The backpacks weren't full of school supplies. They contained food, said
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Murphy: Change mental health system   - 12/14/2014
Washington (CNN) -- Tim Murphy was fascinated with trains at the age of 9. Every morning and evening, he went outside to watch an iron horse roar by on the railroad line that cut through Northfield, Ohio.
  
    



Auburn redshirt freshman Jakell Mitchell shot and killed   - 12/14/2014
AUBURN, Ala — Auburn freshman football player Jakell Mitchell was shot and killed at an apartment complex near the Auburn University campus early Sunday morning. Auburn Police responded to a call of
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Less chrome, more dark wood helped Ikea adapt to the Pittsburgh market [Pittsburgh   - 12/14/2014
Dec. 14--Pittsburgh wasn't ready for Ikea. Despite a 1989 opening day that news reports at the time estimated drew tens of thousands of shoppers and despite the guy who camped out for several days to
  
    



Police killings fallout spreads to social media [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]   - 12/14/2014
Dec. 14--First came the spate of uprisings that started in Ferguson, Mo., in August after a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager, then spread nationwide on Dec. 3, after a grand jury declined
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Highmark patients 'have the right' to ongoing UPMC care, hospital network says [Pittsburgh   - 12/14/2014
Dec. 14--Perhaps this was UPMC's end game all along. Step one: In an effort to fracture Highmark's historical market share dominance, force tens of thousands of health insurance customers away from Highmark
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Workzone: The cost of a bad hire [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]   - 12/14/2014
Dec. 14--It's a problem a lot of companies deal with: A job candidate who seemed great on paper and nailed the interview process, but once hired has proven to be less-than-perfect when it comes down to
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Gas field drillers, activists seek statewide rules for wells [The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]   - 12/14/2014
Dec. 14--There are more regulations for cutting hair than for drilling water wells in Pennsylvania. To cut hair, you must hold a cosmetologist degree, pass an exam and get a license that outlines how
  
    



Credit card hacks cost consumers millions -- one way or another [The Pittsburgh   - 12/14/2014
Dec. 14--Nick Drombosky never spent $1,900 at a retail store in El Paso, and he didn't make a series of $7 purchases for online gaming. Somebody posing as Drombosky did just that. Yet the morning Citibank
  
    



First Summer Learning Project Study Shows Promise for Inner-City Students in Math   - 12/16/2014
By  Kathryn Baron, c ross-posted from Time and Learning . Summer programs in large urban school districts showed benefits for mathematics but flat results in reading and social emotional development,
  
    



Cam captures penguin hatching at Pittsburgh aviary   - 12/16/2014
A web camera has captured images of the first of two African penguins hatching at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh. Monday's birth brings to 17 the number of endangered African penguins in the aviary's
  
    



Stopgap Spending Bill Clears Senate, Goes to Obama   - 12/13/2014
Congress has sent President Barack Obama a short-term spending bill that will keep the federal government operating through Wednesday and avert a government shutdown. Senate passage came Saturday with
  
    
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