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Democratic candidate Pam Iovino defeats D. Raja in 2019 special election

League of Women Voters' held a debate in Robert Morris University's Yorktown Hall the night of March 20, 2019.

John Blinn, News Editor

April 3, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Democratic candidate Pam Iovino claimed victory over Republican candidate D. Raja at approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday night. RELATED STORY: Raja, Iovino face off in 37th District Senate Debate at RMU's Yorktown Hall pic.twitter.com/LI9U5lwj6N — Pam Iovino (@pamforpa) April 3, 201...

Pennsylvania ranked with third-highest tax rate in the nation

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John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- It is said that there are three certainties in life, death and taxes. A recent WalletHub study shows which states across the nation have the lowest and highest rates of one of these certainties. With the year's tax-filing deadline of April 15 inching closer and closer, one may be...

WalletHub names Pa. one of the best states to retire

Downtown Pittsburgh as seen from West End Park on a February afternoon.

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

February 12, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- A recent WalletHub study listed Pennsylvania as one of the best states in which to retire. The research done by WalletHub compared 50 states with 46 key indicators of retirement-friendliness. Some of these indicators were affordability, health-related factors and overall quality of lif...

Report: More millennial women enter the workforce

Women working on their computers, Photo Date: March 24, 2016. Photo Credit: (MGN Online)

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

January 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP (RMU SENTRY MEDIA/CNN) — More millennial women are entering the job market than ever before, according to a report. According to a Bloomberg report, women between the ages 25 and 34 make up 76 percent of the workforce. There is a 12 percent gap between young men and young women, m...

Gov. Wolf pushes new cold weather animal cruelty law

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Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

December 3, 2018

HARRISBURG -- Gov. Tom Wolf is reminding citizens across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania of the state's strengthened animal cruelty law which can include hefty penalties. Act 10, the new law that strengthens Pennsylvania's animal cruelty laws, was signed into effect in June 2017, according to a press...

Freezing rain, snow and ice trigger Winter Weather Advisory

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Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 29, 2018

PITTSBURGH - The National Weather Service in Pittsburg has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Pittsburgh region. According to officials, a combination of freezing rain, ice and snow will begin Thursday evening and extend into the overnight period. The Winter Weather Advisory will be in...

Tull Family Theater hosts screenings for kids with special needs

As number of children diagnosed with autism rise, local theaters are trying to find a way to accommodate for their special needs.

Garret Roberts, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor

November 28, 2018

SEWICKLEY - For the majority of Americans, a trip to the movies can be fairly mundane. Having been to the theater countless times, the experience is usually only as memorable as the quality of the film or the taste of the popcorn. For the group who visited the Tull Family Theater on Nov. 17; however, this t...