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November 1, 2016 RSS feed / News

Parents recount daughter’s ordeal in mold outbreak

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Shelby Slagle sauntered into UPMC Presbyterian hospital and heartily greeted the security guard perched behind the revolving doors: “Hi, I’m Shelby, and I’m here for my new heart.” More...

$2.5 million grant approved for former Sony plant as part of redevelopment program

Transformation of the former Sony plant in Mt. Pleasant to accommodate multiple high-growth tenants will get a major boost from a $2.5 million state grant. More...

Justice Breyer, the fashion maven, makes a colleague swoon

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court copyright dispute over cheerleading uniforms Monday brought out the fashion maven in Justice Stephen Breyer.  “The clothes on the hanger do nothing. More...

Dunbar Halloween Parade 2016

The haunted hayride was piloted by Dwayne Hall of Dunbar with Stephanie and Kayden Hall riding the back throwing handfuls of candy into the crowd. More...

Apple double downs on running with Nike-edition smartwatch

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple isn’t the first to add GPS functionality to a smartwatch, but it’s the first to make something that feels like a running watch.  And the company is doubling down on that with a Nike edition out Friday, whi More...

Toys for Tots registration scheduled for Nov. 14-15

Daniel Martin, coordinator of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program in Fayette County, announced registration for the program will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. More...

Mexico: Deforestation for avocados much higher than thought

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Deforestation caused by the expansion of Mexican avocado orchards is much higher than previously thought, authorities said Monday.  More...

California’s first female black judge dies at 96

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first female black judge in California and one of the longest-serving jurists in state history has died at the age of 96, her family said Monday.  Vaino Spencer died of natural causes in her sleep at her Los Angeles More...

Hezbollah ally elected as Lebanon’s new head of state

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s parliament elected former army commander Michel Aoun as president on Monday, filling a post that had been vacant for more than two years and injecting hope that the country’s long-running political paralysis would come to an e More...

Pope on Reformation: Forgive ‘errors’ of past, forge unity

LUND, Sweden (AP) — Pope Francis urged Catholics and Lutherans on Monday to forgive the “errors” of the past and forge a future together, including sharing the Eucharist, as he marked the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformat More...

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