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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto announced late Tuesday that the city had appealed last week’s arbitration award allowing Pittsburgh police officers to live outside the city limits.

BEAVER -- The Times dropped its private criminal complaints Wednesday against the three Beaver County Commissioners for state Sunshine Law violations regarding the execution of executive sessions during three separate meetings in late January.

A central Pennsylvania-based center that trains thousands of drug enforcement officers annually is facing the possible loss of its federal funding. 

On Thursday, President Obama will roll out his plan for strengthening overtime pay protections for millions of workers. In his view, if more workers got fatter paychecks, they could spend more and stimulate the economy.

The hot topic in Harrisburg this season is the state's pension problem.

The Republicans and Democrats each have plans, and Gov. Tom Corbett says addressing the more than $45 billion debt owed to the state pension systems must be part of any budget.

Joel and Christine Polacci live in a handsome Tudor home, on a quiet street that straddles Ben Avon's border with Avalon. It's got three bedrooms, a renovated kitchen complete with granite countertops and a back deck that's perfect for entertaining.

NEW CASTLE — The commissioners want the county to help local communities repair winter-ravaged roads.

A nearly $1 million deal orchestrated by Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski to sell land to a medical laboratory and keep its 400 jobs in the city has fallen through.

John Hanger has dropped out of the Democratic gubernatorial primary race, citing stiff competition from moneyed candidates and concluding he has "no path to victory."


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