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2008-06-28 03:02:24

By Jim Ritchie, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 28--Port Authority of Allegheny County on Friday approved a $350.3 million budget that relies on $10 million in labor cuts in the coming fiscal year and $20 million in annual worker savings in future years.

2008-06-28 03:02:23

By Jenny Paul, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 28--Rising food and fuel prices, coupled with a decreased demand from cash-strapped consumers, are creating a do-or-die climate for restaurateurs.

2008-06-28 03:00:34

By Allison M. Heinrichs, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 28--More intensive treatment for kidney failure does not have any added benefit, according to a large clinical trial led by a Pittsburgh nephrologist.

2008-06-27 03:02:26

By Bill Zlatos, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 27--Six families who contributed at least $1 million each to the University of Pittsburgh will be honored today during a ceremony in the Cathedral of Learning Commons Room. To be inducted into the Cathedral of Learning Society are Bettye J.

2008-06-27 03:02:24

By Kim Leonard, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 27--Southwest Airlines will cancel one of its seven daily round-trip flights from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia as of Nov. 2, adding to a series of recently announced cuts that affect Pittsburgh International Airport.

2008-06-27 03:00:23

By Mike Wereschagin, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 27--It took a little over 200 years, but the Supreme Court on Thursday said what Wayne Lykens has been saying all along: Banning guns is unconstitutional.

2008-06-26 03:02:36

By Allison M. Heinrichs, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 26--The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine said Wednesday its researchers have found a way to predict whether organs from brain-dead donors are likely to be successfully transplanted into ailing patients.

2008-06-26 03:02:30

By Rick Wills, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 26--If D'Rae Wise had not attended the Summerbridge program at Sewickley Academy for several years, he says his summers would have been a waste. "I'd eat and watch TV.

2008-06-26 03:02:27

By Tim Puko, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 26--Upper St. Clair's middle school renovations could cost about $55 million with a nearly even split of work between remodeling and new construction, according to preliminary estimates from the architect.

2008-06-26 03:02:25

By Bonnie Pfister, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 26--Flights out of Pittsburgh International Airport will be reduced by 8 percent to 9 percent after Labor Day as airlines struggle to counter soaring fuel costs, airport officials said Wednesday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.