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Ten new diesel buses are coming to Allegheny County's roads, thanks to a $3.6 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration. Port Authority CEO Katharine Kelleman said they will be cheaper, cleaner to operate, and offer a quieter, smoother ride. 

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The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is digging into its reserves to keep money flowing into a grant program for Pennsylvania college students in the coming fiscal year.

However, they’re warning this could mean little or no money for the effort the following year.

PHEAA manages hundreds of billions of dollars in federal and commercial student loans, and pumps some of the revenue from it into the grant program.

But money is tight right now, so the group had planned to cut its $100 million contribution in half.

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Officials say a Pennsylvania high school rifle team has received thousands of dollars in donations since the school board refused a grant from the National Rifle Association.

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In the first quarter of this year, more than 1,500 felons in Pennsylvania did not have their criminal history entered into a state database, meaning their records would not appear on a background check.

You spend hundreds on a smartphone and a case to protect it, but are you protecting the information inside the phone?

Researchers at Robert Morris University received a $224,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to start a program to inform people of the importance of securing mobile devices.

Gettysburg National Military Park was awarded a $78,000 grant from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to purchase nearly 9 acres of land in an effort to protect it from development.

This grant is part of a series worth $3.1 million aiming to add nearly 270 total acres to 13 Civil War battlefields.

Firefighters are responsible for keeping the public safe from a variety of hazards, but how do these emergency responders keep themselves safe?

The city of Pittsburgh's Bureau of Fire was recently awarded a $571,500 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Authority to further train the city’s firefighters.

The money will be used to bring every firefighter in the bureau up to the same level of safety training, said Public Safety Department spokeswoman Sonya Toler.