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Penguin chick hatches at the National Aviary

Penguin chick hatches at the National Aviary You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service. We moderate comments. Our goal

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Transgender woman suing Allegheny County Jail opens up about struggles, acceptance

Transgender woman suing Allegheny County Jail opens up about struggles, acceptance Updated 41 minutes ago As a child, Jules Williams prayed nightly for a transformation. “I remember standing on the

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Trump’s tax plan puts charitable sector in ‘harm’s way,’ nonprofit leaders say

Trump’s tax plan puts charitable sector in ‘harm’s way,’ nonprofit leaders say Updated 10 hours ago Most Americans are poised to lose any tax incentives to give to charity under

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Senate confirms Scott Brady as U.S. Attorney for Western District of Pennsylvania

Senate confirms Scott Brady as U.S. Attorney for Western District of Pennsylvania You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

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Darlene Harris denies deleting critical Facebook comments, demands ACLU apologize

Darlene Harris denies deleting critical Facebook comments, demands ACLU apologize Updated 15 hours ago Pittsburgh Councilwoman Darlene Harris got another warning from the American Civil Liberties Union this week after

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Alina Sheykhet’s family goes to hearing ‘to get a look’ at her accused killer

Alina Sheykhet’s family goes to hearing ‘to get a look’ at her accused killer You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms

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Most police recruits in Pittsburgh’s latest class don’t live in city

Most police recruits in Pittsburgh’s latest class don’t live in city You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service. We

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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