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Housing plans unveiled for $450 million Strip District development

Housing plans unveiled for $450 million Strip District development from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Buncher Co. is jumping into the Read More & Comment

Century III revival plans remain on track

Century III revival plans remain on track from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "“They feel that West Mifflin is an area that Read More & Comment

Foundations aim for Spring reopening of August Wilson Center

Foundations aim for Spring reopening of August Wilson Center from the New Pittsburgh Courier "The Pittsburgh Foundation, which now owns Read More & Comment

Updated: 12/15/14, 11:38 am

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Strong demand in Allegheny limits participation in after-school programs

Strong demand in Allegheny limits participation in after-school programs from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "Throughout Allegheny County, students such as Melcher Read More & Comment

Pittsburgh ranks lowest in crime compared to peers

Pittsburgh ranks lowest in crime compared to peers from the Pitt News "Crime in the Pittsburgh metropolitan region increased in Read More & Comment

Health care services gap narrows between whites and African-Americans

Health care services gap narrows between whites and African-Americans from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pitt study, “Quality and Equity of Read More & Comment

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Summer Dreamers Academy receives $300,000 from Heinz Endowments

Summer Dreamers Academy receives $300,000 from Heinz Endowments from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The summer tutoring and enrichment program targets low-income Read More & Comment

Gateway School Board drops land bank discussion

Gateway School Board drops land bank discussion from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "Gateway School Board put a stumbling block in Monroeville's plans Read More & Comment

McAuley Ministries makes grants totaling $356,425

McAuley Ministries makes grants totaling $356,425 from the Pittsburgh Business Times "The grants support education, community and economic development and Read More & Comment

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