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Study: WalletHub names healthiest and unhealthiest cities in the U.S.

Study: WalletHub names healthiest and unhealthiest cities in the U.S.

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH — WalletHub recently released an extensive list of the healthiest and unhealthiest cities in the United States. When rounding up the results, WalletHub looked at more than 170 of the most populated cities in the U.S. across 42 key indicators of good health. These indicators included the...

Legislation introduced fights pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

Legislation introduced fights pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Councilperson Erika Strassburger introduced the legislation that protects people from pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. The legislation, introduced on Feb. 26, protects pregnant individuals and people seeking to become pregnant, as well as their partners. This requires employers...

Authorities searching for missing Pittsburgh teen

Authorities searching for missing Pittsburgh teen

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Police in Pittsburgh are searching for a missing teenager. Officials took to social media on Tuesday morning asking for the public's help locating D'Ayza Hayes. Pittsburgh Bureau of Police detectives seek the public’s help locating a missing teen.D'Ayza Hayes, 14, was last ...

Mayor Bill Peduto enforces safety polices for autonomous vehicles

Mayor Bill Peduto enforces safety polices for autonomous vehicles

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH- With a constant presence of autonomous cars in Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto has issued policies for the continuation of testing and development of these self-driving cars in Pittsburgh. Roughly a month after the organization Bike Pittsburgh received results from city residents about how...

Councilperson Strassburger introduces legislation to modernize municipal waste and recycling code

Councilperson Strassburger introduces legislation to modernize municipal waste and recycling code

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH — On March 5, Pittsburgh City Councilperson Erika Strassburger introduced an overhaul of the city's municipal waste and recycling code in an effort to streamline and clarify the existing City Code. The legislation codifies policies for the storage and set-out of waste and recycling containers,...

Officials prepare for Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day weekend celebrations

Officials prepare for Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day weekend celebrations

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Public safety officials in Pittsburgh are preparing for one of the biggest party weekends of the year. In a statement, city officials say police vehicles in downtown Pittsburgh will dawn a special St. Patrick's Day decal to help commemorate the celebration. When it comes to safety,...

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto meets with the Dalai Lama

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto meets with the Dalai Lama

Ryan Giacobbi, Contributor

March 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Mayor Bill Peduto met with the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Buddhist leader known as “His Holiness,” in Dharamsala, India Wednesday. Mayor Peduto was invited to attend the meeting by Dr. Barry Kerzin, the Dalai Lama’s personal physician who has been working with UPMC to train nurses...

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers: Police seek help in solving Penn Hills murder

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers: Police seek help in solving Penn Hills murder

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers and Penn Hills Police are looking for the public's assistance to solve the murder of a 48-year-old man. On Jan. 26, 2019, police responded to shots fired on 4343 Verona Street. Shots were heard at about 12:13 a.m. When authorities arrived at the scene they found...

Pittsburgh Police increase security at local mosques following deadly New Zealand mass shooting

Pittsburgh Police increase security at local mosques following deadly New Zealand mass shooting

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Officials in Pittsburgh have increased security at local places of worship following a deadly mass shooting in New Zealand. City officials released a statement Friday morning stating that public safety officials have been in contact with local Islamic leaders. Authorities say they...

Sixth flu death reported in Allegheny County

Sixth flu death reported in Allegheny County

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 14, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Officials report that a sixth person has died from the flu this year. According to a statement from the Allegheny County Health Department officials, another Allegheny County resident has died from the flu. Officials say a woman in her mid-80s died due to flu complications. Flu...