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Volume 40 Issue 22

Supermarket coming to Forbes Ave. >

July 10th, 2008

After more than a decade without a grocery store, Market on Forbes is set to open later this summer in Oakland. The IGA-affiliated supermarket is under construction in 4,000 square feet of retail space on the second floor of the Strand Building at 3609 Forbes Ave. The building, which formerly housed Club Laga and the […]

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Open Access: Online archives >

July 10th, 2008

Open access publishing has been in the limelight as recent developments have encouraged more free publication of scholarly literature. This is the third in an occasional series on the impact of the digital age on academic publishing. The word archive may conjure up a mental image of a musty collection of books and papers accessible […]

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WPIC joins new county crisis network >

July 10th, 2008

A new comprehensive behavioral health program called the “re:solve Crisis Network” has begun providing a full range of crisis services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to all Allegheny County residents. Designed to manage a wide range of personal crises — from feelings of loneliness, stress and depression to suicide contemplation or addiction […]

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Knapp memorial service set >

July 10th, 2008

A memorial tribute in celebration of the life of Amy E. Knapp will take place at 2 p.m. July 18 at Heinz Memorial Chapel. A reception will follow at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association. Knapp, assistant university librarian in the University Library System, died May 31 after a long battle with cancer.

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Hearing health info sessions planned >

July 10th, 2008

The Department of Audiology and Hearing Aids at Eye and Ear Institute is offering free informational sessions on hearing health care. Each session offers three one-hour classes, and participants can choose to attend one, two or all three classes, which will be held at Eye and Ear Institute, 203 Lothrop St., on July 10, 5-8 […]

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State appropriation up 1.5 percent >

July 10th, 2008

While Pennsylvania’s $28.26 billion general fund budget for 2008-09 represents a 4 percent increase from last year, the total appropriation for its four state-related universities is rising 1.5 percent. The new budget, signed by legislators July 4, increases Pitt’s appropriation by 1.5 percent, sticking close to the appropriation proposed by Gov. Edward G. Rendell, but […]

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