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Big uptick in vaccine supplies for states expected soon, industry execs tell Congress

Executives from five COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers have told Congress that they expect to significantly boost the number of shots delivered to states in the coming weeks.

Year in Review: Your Top 10 most-read stories of 2020

The stories listed here were the most viewed stories on our site, according to Google Analytics. 

Pittsburgh advocacy groups and distillery hand out meals for families and pets just before...

412 Food Rescue is teaming up with the Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team and local distillery Maggie’s Farm Rum to distribute 420 grocery boxes and 400 bags of dog and cat food at the Heinz Field Gold Parking Lot 1 from 12-2 p.m. on Dec. 23.

Christmas during COVID: LGBTQ community adjusts to shifting holiday plans

On Monday, Dr. Anthony Fauci, who currently serves on the White House Coronavirus Task Force and was recently named as Chief Medical Adviser to the President by the incoming Biden Administration, reminded Americans that upticks in Covid-19 infections could become worse during the Christmas travel season. 

Good Vibes Only | Five for the weekend

Happy Weekend, all. It's been a long week and well, a long year. If, like me, you're craving some good vibes and positive thoughts for the weekend ahead, take a look at a few headlines that...

FCC broadband program brings SpaceX, other telecommunications companies to Pa.

The auction, part of the first phase of the project, allocated $9.2 billion to telecommunications companies in 49 states and the Northern Mariana Islands.

Congress set to strip Confederate names from U.S. military bases, flouting Trump veto threat

Members of the House and Senate forged a bipartisan agreement to rename the 10 bases in the annual must-pass defense measure, and Republican leaders such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California have expressed their support. Bases in Louisiana, Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama and Texas would be affected.

City Mission – Living Stones hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic | Helping the...

Like other area non-profits, the Uniontown organization is seeing a strong need for human services in the community, which they are trying to meet with their fundraising sources cut.

Kenney offers new tax relief for businesses; head of Black Chamber says it’s ‘overdue’

The Kenney administration will provide tax relief for businesses and restaurants who have seen their revenues plummet under the novel coronavirus pandemic restrictions.

Capital-Star Q&A: State Rep.-elect Jessica Benham; Pa.’s first out woman LGBTQ lawmaker

Democrat Jessica Benham won election last week to Allegheny County's 36th House District. She will replace long-serving Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, who is retiring at year's end.