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Tuesday, Sep 18

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Monday, Sep 17

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There's over $16 billion in unclaimed World War II bonds. Pennsylvania is trying to find the owners here.

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And more than 75 years after the U.S. entered WWII, over $16 billion of those bonds remain unclaimed — due to either being lost or forgotten

Tuesday, Sep 11

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Chesapeake reaches settlement with large class of Pa. landowners in royalty dispute

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The agreement applies to about 10,000 early Chesapeake leases located mainly in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, Sep 5

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Court orders Bethel Park restaurant to pay back wages to workers

The judgment requires Danny’s Pizza to pay $39,577 in back wages to 16 current and former employees and an additional $9,128 penalty.

Tuesday, Sep 4

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As big law steps on their turf, midsized firms bet on niche practices

Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir, based in Pittsburgh, was built on a niche focus in environmental law from the start.

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With sheriff's sale looming, Century III Mall files for bankruptcy

The mall was expected to go up for sheriff’s sale on Sept. 4. Instead, owners Moonbeam Capital filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Monday, Sep 3

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Len Boselovic’s Heard off the Street: Local apartments named in mortgage scam

An indictment says four men falsified rent, other data to fraudulently obtain loans for apartments in Western Pennsylvania and New York.

WorkZone: She used to practice the cello; now she practices law

“You don’t need to practice with a capital ‘P,’” a law professor told Ginevra Ventre. “Just play ... and don’t ever let that part of you go.”

Friday, Aug 24

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Tuesday, Aug 21

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Sealed filings over Scaife heiress's health debated

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A court case over the depletion of a nine-figure trust fund has slowed, as parties argue, in sealed motions, over when Jennie Scaife can be deposed.

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Long-serving court employee decides who gets what in divorce

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“I hope I never get jaded, but I think I’ve heard just about everything over the years.”

Tuesday, Aug 14

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Debt buyers are debt collectors, too, Third Circuit says

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Amos argued that it was a creditor and could not simultaneously be a debt collector.

Friday, Aug 10

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Chesapeake reaches settlement with large class of Pa. landowners in royalty dispute

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The agreement applies to about 10,000 early Chesapeake leases located mainly in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Tuesday, Aug 7

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Department of Labor program draws ire of Pa. attorneys general

The program allowing employers to self-report minimum wage violations and avoid penalties faces substantial obstacles.

Monday, Aug 6

High income families just got another hurdle to clear in child support cases

A court ruling means child support payments will be based on how much it will cost to maintain the child’s lifestyle.

Wednesday, Aug 1

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'A deep betrayal': Recovering addict gets prison for embezzling $827K from dad, pawning mom's jewels

Defendant Anthony Calaiaro told a federal judge that he was driven by drug additional to steal money from his father’s law firm.

Monday, Jul 30

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If you post hatred or racism on social media, activists are watching, and may tell your boss

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In the wake of Antwon Rose shooting and protests, employers are made aware of what employees are posting to their social media accounts.

Thursday, Jul 26

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Two ex-Domino's pizza delivery drivers sue Monroeville, Washington franchises over pay

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The former employees claim the franchises required delivery drivers to work at below minimum wage in violation of federal law.

Monday, Jul 23

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Pennsylvania regulators can't find company sanctioned for pension loans

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A company that charged exorbitant rates on loans to retirees promised to make amends. Now regulators can’t locate the firm or its founder.

Thursday, Jul 19

Pa. Attorney General sues housing lender for 'deceptive' practices

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The suit accuses Harbour Portfolio of “unfairly and deceptively” targeting consumers who incorrectly believed they were purchasing a home.

Tuesday, Jul 17

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Walgreens can't dodge shareholder suit over failed Rite Aid merger, judge rules

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Statements by officials in 2016 that questioned media reports about the faltering merger were potentially misleading, the judge said.

Monday, Jul 16

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No judge needed: Pa. law gets behind collaborative divorces

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Couples are free to agree on any type of financial plans that work for them, even if it might be outside of the authority of the courts.

Career changes: This Franklin Park attorney figures he's held 47 jobs over a lifetime

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But Franklin Park attorney Cris Hoel, a former journalist and investment company executive, has worked a lot of other jobs to earn a buck.

Tuesday, Jul 10

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Obituary: Lawrence J. McCabe / A 'serious' Heinz executive with strong work ethic and humorous side

He was born in Uniontown to Beatrice Kane McCade and the late Patrick J. McCabe on July 19, 1935.

Saturday, Jul 7

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McDonald’s wants ‘nonsense’ cheese lawsuit dismissed. It would create ‘utter chaos,’ lawyer says

The suit complains customers have been charged the full price of a Quarter Pounder with Cheese, even after they asked for no cheese.

Tuesday, Jul 3

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Off the salary battlefield, public sector struggles with retention, student debt

Top-paying U.S. law firms are now offering starting salaries of $190,000, after a recent wave of raises. But the latest data on public sector lawyer pay shows starting salaries of less than a third that amount.

Friday, Jun 29

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Legal dispute with Sears looms over Century III Mall sheriff's sale

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The auction, scheduled for July 2, has been postponed again, and is now set for Sept. 4, according to court documents.

A pact to keep Amazon deal details secret for 5 years? State and local officials say it ain't so.

Even a local judge overseeing a right-to-know case couldn’t coax the information from the government guardians.

Wednesday, Jun 27

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In historic decision, Supreme Court rules mandatory union dues violate free speech

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled public sector unions cannot require non-members to pay fees, a decision that could sap unions of revenue.

Tuesday, Jun 26

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Man who injured waitress with forcible kiss ordered to pay her $3 million

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Her court papers said the entire incident was caught on the restaurant’s surveillance video, a copy of which was submitted into evidence.