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Volume 39 Issue 17

State report issued on construction of The Pete >

May 3rd, 2007

State Auditor General Jack Wagner issued a report last week on the costs associated with problems during Pitt’s Petersen Events Center construction, which has been plagued with allegations of cost overruns, flawed designs and shoddy workmanship. The Wagner report, submitted to Gov. Edward G. Rendell, recommends “necessary corrections” in the operation of the Department of […]

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Radiologist charged in Internet sex case >

May 3rd, 2007

A UPMC radiologist was arrested last week and charged with propositioning via the Internet an undercover agent posing as a 13-year-old girl, according to documents released by the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office. Kenneth James Tolman, 49, a graduate medical resident at UPMC who was training in Pitt’s Department of Radiology, is charged with three counts […]

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Car-sharing program debuts >

May 3rd, 2007

A new car-sharing service has arrived in Pittsburgh. May 1 marked the start of Seattle-based Flexcar’s service, which allows members to rent cars by the hour. The company is collaborating with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership in the endeavor (See April 5, 2007, University Times.) Sixteen vehicles are in place in the Pittsburgh area. Two cars […]

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2 UPB nursing programs accredited >

May 3rd, 2007

Two nursing programs at the Bradford campus have received full accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The RN to BSN, or bachelor of science in nursing degree program, and the associate of science in nursing degree program both have been accredited by the NLNAC through spring 2012. In accrediting programs, the NLNAC […]

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Road construction hotline set up >

May 3rd, 2007

A hotline has been created for motorists seeking information on key road projects in the Pittsburgh area. The Boulevard of the Allies bridge replacement project is among several large projects featured in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation construction hotline. The number, 412/429-6035, also includes recorded information on the Parkway East reconstruction, Route 28 reconstruction and […]

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