Worried About Identity Fraud? Maybe Pittsburgh is the Place for You

According to a new report from NerdWallet, Pittsburgh has one of the nation’s lowest rates for identity fraud. Only three other major metropolitan U.S. cities have less occurrences.

The Steel City had 105 complaints of the fraud per 100,000 residents.

What was the worst city for identity fraud? Read the Pittsburgh Business Times article now.

Columbia Pipeline Moving Forward

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the proposed replacement of 34 miles of natural gas pipeline in southwestern Pennsylvania.

However, there are some stipulations. The project may continue as long as “mitigating measures” won’t “constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment.”

Columbia Pipeline Group will replace 20-inch-diameter bare steel piping in Greene County, Washington County, and Allegheny County. The Tri-County Bare Steel Replacement Project is expected to cost $138 million.

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Where are Some the Best Colleges? According to the U.S. News & World Report….Pittsburgh

In the newest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of the best colleges, Pittsburgh is well represented.

Nearly 1,400 schools were ranked based on 16 measures of academic quality. Rankings included best national universities, top national public universities, best national liberal arts colleges, best regional universities, best regional colleges, best online programs, and best value schools.

The Pittsburgh Business Times provides a list of all of the ranked Pittsburgh schools.

Did your alma mater make the list?