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Pittsburgh orders Lamar to remove yellow Sprint sign on Mt. Washington

Pittsburgh orders Lamar to remove yellow Sprint sign on Mt. Washington You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service. We

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Soda companies, supermarkets report 30-50 pct. sales drop from soda tax

Soda companies, supermarkets report 30-50 pct. sales drop from soda tax Two months into the city’s sweetened-beverage tax, supermarkets and distributors are reporting a 30 percent to 50 percent drop

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Operator seriously hurt in SEPTA derailment that sets back El service

Operator seriously hurt in SEPTA derailment that sets back El service Efforts to get the Market-Frankford Line back to full strength faced another setback Tuesday morning when a derailment took

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In Pittsburgh, Amazon relies on machines to translate a global market

In Pittsburgh, Amazon relies on machines to translate a global market Updated 1 hour ago</span> Translation can be a tricky business. Just ask John Frazier, Nicole Xu and Lujing Gao,

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Tax on gas drillers, minimum wage hike questioned as Pa. lawmakers open budget hearings

Tax on gas drillers, minimum wage hike questioned as Pa. lawmakers open budget hearings HARRISBURG — Three weeks of state budget hearings began Tuesday with legislators scrutinizing Gov. Wolf’s proposals

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Newall: El-Shabazz's campaign slogan ought to be 'Lien On Me'

Newall: El-Shabazz's campaign slogan ought to be 'Lien On Me' Tariq El-Shabazz kept coming back to the same refrain as he announced his candidacy for district attorney: He’s not running

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Labor leaders struggle with fears of the Trump presidency

Labor leaders struggle with fears of the Trump presidency On a stage in Cleveland last summer, Donald Trump spelled it out for the crowd at the Republican National Convention: “I

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Sam Psoras, 90, Daily News photographer

Sam Psoras, 90, Daily News photographer Mother Teresa tickled his chin, Frank Sinatra knocked him on his keister, and Joan Crawford once hung on his arm, but for legendary Daily News photographer Sam

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Tariq El-Shabazz to announce run for DA

Tariq El-Shabazz to announce run for DA Tariq El-Shabazz, who resigned last week from his position as first assistant district attorney, is to announce his candidacy for district attorney at

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Open or Closed for Presidents' Day

Open or Closed for Presidents' Day    Pennsylvania   New Jersey    Banks   Optional    Optional    Savings & loans   Optional   Optional    Federal agencies   Closed   Closed    Federal courts   Closed   Closed    State agencies    Closed   Closed    Local/state courts*    Closed    Closed    Liquor stores    Open    Optional    Postal service**

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Polaneczky: Does a 'spite fence' make a good neighbor?

Polaneczky: Does a 'spite fence' make a good neighbor?  Need a symbol of all that’s wrong with how we deal with each other – and how we waste government money

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At Haverford, “data rescue” aims to save vital climate research

At Haverford, “data rescue” aims to save vital climate research Unusually warm, sunny skies for February didn’t deter a group of college students, faculty and staff from holing up in

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Activist: Bahama Breeze workers fired over immigrant protest, then rehired

Activist: Bahama Breeze workers fired over immigrant protest, then rehired After participating in the nationwide “Day Without Immigrants” protest on Thursday, six employees at the Bahama Breeze restaurant in King

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Two brothers shot dead outside East Mount Airy home

Two brothers shot dead outside East Mount Airy home Two brothers in their early 20s were shot dead outside their East Mount Airy home Thursday night during a fight with

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Who is Swarthmore professor in the eye of Friends' Central storm?

Who is Swarthmore professor in the eye of Friends' Central storm? Sa’ed Atshan — the Palestinian-born Swarthmore professor in the eye of a free-speech storm at the Main Line’s prestigious

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In Philly, a native chief finds traces of his father – and ways to help his people

In Philly, a native chief finds traces of his father – and ways to help his people Bill Cranmer, a gray-haired chief of the Namgis people, traveled this month from

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Soda lobbyists to Council: Repeal the tax

Soda lobbyists to Council: Repeal the tax Soda lobbyists, sales people, and delivery drivers flooded the City Council caucus room before Council’s weekly meeting Thursday to complain they were suffering

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A call for a general strike by women — and a mixed response

A call for a general strike by women — and a mixed response The leaders of last month’s giant Women’s March on Washington have called for a women’s general strike

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Progress in saving preemies on the edge of viability

Progress in saving preemies on the edge of viability For premature babies born at the edge of viability, the chance of survival without serious health problems has gotten slightly better,

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Man shot by police in West Oak Lane

Man shot by police in West Oak Lane A 22-year-old man allegedly armed with a gun was in critical condition after being shot by police Wednesday night in the city’s

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Better bus service likely for Roosevelt Blvd.

Better bus service likely for Roosevelt Blvd. They’ll have a new look, a new route, and fancy new stops, and if all goes well, SEPTA’s express buses on Roosevelt Boulevard

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Family disturbed by UPMC statements on mold death

Family disturbed by UPMC statements on mold death Updated 33 minutes ago Chelsea Haines can’t get over UPMC’s description of her father as an “avid gardener.” Her dad, John R.

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Community College of Philadelphia accuses union of calling for 'partial strike'

Community College of Philadelphia accuses union of calling for 'partial strike' Administrators and the union representing faculty at the Community College of Philadelphia are at odds over faculty’s role in

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Phlila. gets silver 'medal' for health policy. Could restaurant grades get it to gold?

Phlila. gets silver 'medal' for health policy. Could restaurant grades get it to gold? Philadelphia comes out in the top quarter of America’s 40 biggest cities on a new health-related

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Body idenfitied in South Park townhome standoff

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