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  • Pittsburgh’s unemployment fell slightly in September, which gets us back to where it was in July.  Pittsburgh is “on track to come out of the recession before everyone else,” Harrisburg economist Mark Price told the Post-Gazette. (Oh, yeah? Even faster than places with giant oil fields? Hmm.)  [Post-Gazette]
  • ACBA announces interviews for judicial candidates who want to be rated by the ACBA.  To see the criteria the ACBA uses to evaluate potential judges, check out the materials online.  [ACBA]
  • West Penn Allegheny Hospital System dropped Highmark from its antitrust litigation lawsuit against UPMC and others.  Considering that West Penn Allegheny Hospital System is on the verge of a merger with Highmark, this is no big surprise.  [Pittsburgh Business Times]
  • Virginia-based law firm McGuireWoods picked a partner in its Pittsburgh office to head its entire corporate division.  [Pittsburgh Business Times]