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2008-08-02 03:00:26

By Jeremy Boren, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 2--Age: 72 Residence: Monroeville Occupation: President of Vincentian Academy-Duquesne University, a Catholic high school of 120 students in McCandless Background: A sister of the Sisters of St.

2008-08-02 03:00:20

By Bonnie Pfister, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 2--The economic downturn at Pittsburgh International Airport has created another adverse consequence: a buildup of potentially dangerous chemicals in the facility's drinking water.

2008-08-02 03:00:04

By Rick Stouffer, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 2--Union contracts covering about 65,000 workers at Verizon Communications Inc. expire at 11:59 tonight, but the threat of an immediate strike appears small.

2008-08-01 15:00:07

By Kim Leonard, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 1--CBS Corp. may be putting KDKA-AM -- the nation's oldest radio station -- up for sale, along with three Pittsburgh FM stations. Station officials told KDKA employees at 11 a.m.

2008-08-01 15:00:03

By The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 1--WASHINGTON -- The nation's unemployment rate climbed to a four-year high of 5.7 percent in July as employers cut 51,000 jobs, dashing the hopes of an influx of young people looking for summer work.

2008-08-01 03:00:26

By Jodi Weigand, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 1--Drivers beware: that pothole ahead could be much deeper than it looks. Manhole covers in Allegheny County have gone missing, mirroring a nationwide trend, as thieves lug away the heavy steel fixtures in hopes of selling them to scrap yards.

2008-08-01 03:00:26

By Karen Zapf, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 1--Longtime Baldwin Borough police Chief Chris Kelly retired Thursday with a disability pension that got a boost from a $21,000 raise he received several months ago.

2008-08-01 03:00:26

By Robin Acton, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 1--WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- President Bush on Thursday renewed a call for U.S. coal producers to develop clean technology that will increase the nation's competitiveness in the world market.

2008-08-01 03:00:19

By Kim Leonard, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 1--CBS Corp. may be putting KDKA-AM -- the nation's oldest radio station -- up for sale, along with three Pittsburgh FM stations. Station officials told KDKA employees at 11 a.m.

2008-07-31 03:00:40

By Mike Cronin, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 31--Work is expected to start in the next few weeks on repairs and upgrades to the main channel section of the Emsworth Locks & Dam on the Ohio River, the Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.