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Saturday, Sep 22

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Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser say she has accepted Senate committee's request to testify

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Sen. Charles Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, will decide whether to grant Christine Blasey Ford extra time or move ahead with a committee vote on Judge Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination scheduled for Monday.

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Judge expected to sentence Bill Cosby Monday or Tuesday

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Decision is the first time since the #MeToo movement began that a celebrity faces prison in a sex-assault case.

Peduto budget proposals would keep taxes level, put more money into repaving

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Under proposals announced Friday, Pittsburgh’s operating expenses would climb about $12 million in 2019 to $586.1 million.

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Johnstown police officer resigns amid investigation

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Daniel Fisher Jr., 44, of Johnstown, has resigned from the police department as he faces charges of hindering apprehension and obstruction.

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Bishop Zubik to lead service on repentance Sunday in Oakland

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Service at 3 p.m. planned to express sorrow for harm done by Catholic priests in child sexual abuse cases.

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Trump Jr., at GOP statewide dinner, urges Republicans not to become complacent

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Mr. Trump said his biggest concern was "to get the non-voter out."

Obama stumps in Philadelphia for Democratic candidates

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Barack Obama chided Donald Trump, without naming him, for bragging about economic improvements that started before the 2016 election.

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Pa. Catholic bishops back compensation fund for victims of clergy sex abuse

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The announcement comes days before lawmakers return to the Capitol to vote on a bill to allow older victims to sue for decades-old abuse.

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Innovative Museum Lab aims to put new twist on education

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Museum Lab could be completed at the end of 2018 and is expected to open in April 2019.

Friday, Sep 21

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Woman stabbed after argument on Port Authority bus in Northview Heights

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Police are reviewing videotape from the bus in an effort to identify the attacker who stabbed a female passenger in the shoulder.

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Everyone should code, avoid the magic pill to live forever and other lessons learned at Thrival Festival

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“The jobs that are here today will not be here tomorrow. And if you don’t understand programming syntax, you will be left behind,” said Max Dennison, executive director of Beta Builders, which runs coding bootcamps for students.

Police seek Harrison man in shooting at county housing complex

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Allegheny County Police have an arrest warrant for Omar Sandling in a shooting Friday that left a 27-year-old man in critical condition.

West Mifflin Area teachers union approves five-year contract

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The board will be voting on the contract at its Sept. 27 meeting.

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New policy gives two airport authority members a deadline to divest OneJet investments or resign

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The two Allegheny County Airport Authority voted in favor of the policy that requires members to divest of their interests or resign.

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State to study added passenger train service between Pittsburgh and Altoona

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Gov. Tom Wolf has asked PennDOT to study the cost of increasing passenger trains service from one trip daily between Pittsburgh and Altoona.

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