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By Allison M. Heinrichs, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 7--Over the past seven years, Allegheny County's rabid raccoon population has taken a nose-dive -- thanks to hundreds of thousands of waxy, smelly, brown blocks of vaccine-laced bait.
By Brian C. Rittmeyer, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 7--Don't tell Tony Mauro what he can't do. Don't tell him that he shouldn't have begun running marathons in his 50s, or running in 50- and 100-mile ultra-marathons in his 60s.
By Regis Behe, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 7--Anthony Kiedis admits he was intrigued, but also a bit leery, when he was approached by American Eagle Outfitters to curate a music festival.
By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 7--Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera saved the best for last. "West Side Story," the final production of its 2008 summer season, took the company out on a soaring and emotional high.
By Brian Bowling, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug.
By Bobby Kerlik, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 6--The family of a man killed in a Plum house explosion has sued the borough, the gas company and two businesses. Antonio and Tina Pettinato filed the lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of Richard J.
By Joe Napsha, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 6--The consolidation of the global steel industry continued Tuesday as Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal completed its $1.25 billion purchase of Esmark Inc., the parent company of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp.
By Michael Machosky, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 6--The stoner flick has been making a comeback lately for some reason -- or just finally got off the couch, which is more likely.
By Kellie B. Gormly, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 5--Tammy Wittmer-Bagby knows that household emergencies and disasters can happen at any time, and that families need to be ready.
By Joe Napsha, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 5--Koppers Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh said Monday it is selling its Monessen coke plant to the world's largest steelmaker for $160 million in a deal that will end its involvement in the coke-making business.
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