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2008-07-16 03:00:29

By Brian Bowling, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 16--Paulette Harry was watching prime-time television when an emergency worker knocked on her door and told her she needed to get out of her Monroeville home within the hour.

2008-07-15 03:00:26

By Tony LaRussa, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 15--For weeks, organizers of a trip to World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia, have been telling the hundreds of young people from Pittsburgh making the nearly 10,000-mile trek that although they'll have a good time, it's not a vacation.

2008-07-15 03:00:21

By Michael Hasch, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 15--About 25 homes in the Alpine Village area of Monroeville were evacuated Monday because of a gasoline spill.

2008-07-15 03:00:14

By Thomas Olson, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 15--Consumers might not feel connected to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, but there's a good chance the agencies helped them buy a home. The two enterprises provide the main grease behind the nation's home mortgage industry.

2008-07-14 03:00:21

By Bob Frye, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 14--If you've got an eye or an ear for birds, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Carnegie Museum of Natural History want you. The two organizations are conducting a Pennsylvania Breeding Bird Atlas.

2008-07-14 03:00:18

By Mark Houser, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 14--Al Jazeera is coming to Pittsburgh. The Middle Eastern TV network plans to have a crew in Pittsburgh today and Tuesday shooting a piece on the large robotic sculptures that are part of Robot 250, a citywide exhibition.

2008-07-13 03:00:25

By William Loeffler, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 13--When Neil Diamond sang "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon" he was trying to fog up a few windows. Yet, this sentiment constitutes the raison d'etre for the debutante ball, bat mitzvah and the Hispanic quinceanera.

2008-07-13 03:00:20

By Carl Prine, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul.

2008-07-13 03:00:20

By Rick Stouffer, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 13--While energy prices take a bigger bite from every Western Pennsylvanian's wallet, local energy-related companies are enjoying the prices while they last.

2008-07-13 03:00:18

By Regis Behe, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 13--It's everywhere, like a viral video or a computer virus.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.