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Board: Pittsburgh graduate students fell short in union bid

Oct. 06, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board has ruled that graduate assistants at the University of Pittsburgh fell short in a 2019 effort to unionize. University officials disclosed the ruling involving graduate student employees Tuesday and said that...

Pittsburgh confronts wave of gun violence; more teens killed

Sep. 25, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For Winnie Evans, the spate of gun violence that has swept Pittsburgh in recent months struck close to home and shattered a generation of her family. The 79-year-old woman lost two great-grandsons, both 18, within one day of each other to shootings —...

New leader to take over UPMC as longtime CEO retires

Jul. 28, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The head of one of Pennsylvania's largest employers, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, is retiring and the organization's executive vice president will succeed him. Jeffrey A. Romoff has led the organization that would become UPMC since...