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 Farm hands pick carrots at the Kretschmann Family Organic Farm in Rochester.
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Farm hands pick carrots at the Kretschmann Family Organic Farm in Rochester.

Gas facility plan divides New Sewickley residents

Cardinal Midstream Inc. has applied for a permit for a proposed 12-acre compressor station site about 2,000 feet from the Kretschmann farm.


 Public Safety Director Stephen Bucar

New public safety director says police must repair community relationships

Three-hour confirmation hearing for Public Safety Director Stephen Bucar focuses on issues with police, fire, EMS and code enforcement.



Downtown boutique hotel seeks a sweet name for a suite

Pittsburghers can leave their mark on the new Kimpton Hotel Monaco by naming 12 of their suites by July 30.



Traffic signals getting smarter in Cranberry

A key transportation corridor in Cranberry is getting an upgrade.


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Scott approves sewer repairs

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Former Pittsburgh public safety director Michael Huss passed over for Boston fire commissioner

Mr. Huss, 46, was among three finalists recommended to Boston Mayor Martin Walsh to lead a fire bureau with about 1,400 employees.



Pittsburgh police investigate after man with gunshot wound walks into hospital

An Allegheny County emergency dispatch supervisor said police were sent to the area near Federal Street about 1:45 p.m.


 
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    Additional cell phone users can now text 911

    In Allegheny County, it's now possible for cell phone customers with Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint to send emergency text messages to 911



    Pittsburgh area residents warned of Jamaican phone scam

    A caller claims to work for Publisher’s Clearing House and says the person answering the phone has won a large amount of money.


     



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