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Pennsylvania confirms first fracking-related earthquakes

Pennsylvania confirms first fracking-related earthquakes from State Impact PA"Pennsylvania officials say they’ve confirmed the state’s first fracking-related earthquakes took place Read More & Comment

First Stop gears up to be self-sustaining

First Stop gears up to be self-sustaining from the New Pittsburgh Courier"First Step, based in Mc-Keesport, a former booming steel Read More & Comment

URA ready to seek new developer for Hunt Armory site

URA ready to seek new developer for Hunt Armory site from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"The Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority board is Read More & Comment

Updated: 02/09/17, 11:27 pm

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REPORT: Mobility Trends in Pittsburgh

Mobility Trends in Pittsburgh from Pittsburgh Today"The City of Pittsburgh and region have made important strides toward a future built Read More & Comment

Report examines challenges Pittsburgh faces in attracting, retaining young black professionals

Report examines challenges Pittsburgh faces in attracting, retaining young black professionals from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"The new report — a collaboration Read More & Comment

REPORT: How does Pittsburgh City Council spend block grants?

How does Pittsburgh City Council spend block grants? from Public Source"Click on your Pittsburgh City Council representative below to see Read More & Comment

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EDITORIAL: Ford’s better idea: The driverless car revolution is being built here

Ford’s better idea: The driverless car revolution is being built here from the Editorial Board of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette"The Read More & Comment

County and Habitat for Humanity partner on homeownership

County and Habitat for Humanity partner on homeownership from the New Pittsburgh Courier"Eight low-income families who otherwise would never think Read More & Comment

URA approves $37 million in housing projects

URA approves $37 million in housing projects from the New Pittsburgh Courier"The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh board has approved Read More & Comment

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