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  2. Luke Ravenstahl - Wikipedia

    Luke Robert Ravenstahl (born February 6, 1980) is an American politician who served as the 59th Mayor of Pittsburgh from 2006 until 2014. A Democrat, he became the youngest mayor in Pittsburgh's history in September 2006 at the age of 26.

  3. Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

    Pennsylvania (US: / ˌ p ɛ n s əl ˈ v eɪ n i ə / PEN-səl-VAY-nee-ə, elsewhere /-s ɪ l ˈ-/-⁠sil-; Pennsylvania German: Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state spanning the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, and Appalachian regions of the United States.

  4. Dick Thornburgh - Wikipedia

    The federal grand jury in Pittsburgh had returned an 84 count felony indictment against Dr. Wecht. Ultimately all charges were dismissed after three-a-half years, on May 14, 2009. In February 2013, Thornburgh released a report criticizing the conclusions of Louis Freeh about the Penn State child sex abuse scandal involving Jerry Sandusky .

  5. Monongah mining disaster - Wikipedia

    The Monongah mining disaster of Monongah, West Virginia occurred on December 6, 1907, and has been described as "the worst mining disaster in American history". The explosion occurred in Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines, and was one of the contributing events leading to the creation of the United States Bureau of Mines

  6. Supportive housing - Wikipedia

    Supportive housing is a combination of housing and services intended as a cost-effective way to help people live more stable, productive lives, and is an active "community services and funding" stream across the United States.

  7. Hydraulic fracturing - Wikipedia

    According to Matt Pitzarella, the communications director at Range Resources, employees trained in the Middle East have been valuable to Range Resources in Pennsylvania, when dealing with emotionally charged township meetings and advising townships on zoning and local ordinances dealing with hydraulic fracturing.

  8. Christina Aguilera - Wikipedia

    Christina María Aguilera (/ æ ɡ ɪ ˈ l ɛər ə /; Spanish: [aɣiˈleɾa]; born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, and television personality. Known for her four-octave vocal range and ability to sustain high notes, she has been referred to as the "Voice of a Generation".

  9. Cass Sunstein - Wikipedia

    Cass Robert Sunstein (born September 21, 1954) is an American legal scholar known for his studies of constitutional law, administrative law, environmental law, and law and behavioral economics.