Democrat Tom Murphy, who has been mayor of Pittsburgh since 1994, said he won't seek a fourth term.
Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy and City Council President Gene Ricciardi signed an economic recovery act Wednesday that includes $31 million in workforce cuts.
Rapid City, S.D., Alderman Tom Murphy announced he intends to live out the rest of the year as a woman as he prepares for a sex change operation.
Cash-strapped Pittsburgh, with no state help on the way, is reported planning to lay off more than 500 workers and cut services to save money.
School officials in the Twin Cities say they have fired two employees after they left a 4-year-old in an unheated Head Start bus.
(ST. LOUIS) -- The latest report card on metropolitan St. Louis schools is not good. The city's public schools have, according to the Post-Dispatch, fallen short of their goals of making enough educational gains to warrant full accreditation.
"It was a time when values had meaning, with lessons we can learn from" says the dust jacket of "Kindred Spirits," (David Callahan, Wiley, $27.95) asserting that the Harvard Business School (HBS) Class of 1949, a highly successful group of businessmen, we
It wasn't until week's end that the depth of Tuesday's surprise GOP sweep became evident. The GOP has closed the state legislator gap, pulling even with the Democrats in this critical measure of political power and influence.