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Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read this morning

Published by Tim McNulty on .

Oy vey.

At the least there are plenty of non-sports headlines today:breakfastsausage

1. The sentencing judge for former Pa Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin went out of his way to humiliate her, but not send her to jail. It was "over the top," a former state and federal prosecutor said.

2. Here's the latest on the federal probe of Pittsburgh Police, this time into the granting of parking variances to companies including Tri-State Valet. Tri-State is run by Robert Gigliotti, who was among those who hosted a giant reelection fundraiser for Luke Ravenstahl in late 2011.

3. Tom Corbett introduced his pension overhaul plans yesterday -- Karen Langley has the details.

4. The Pittsburgh Film Office is still trying to boost the ever-tapped-out state film tax credit program.

5. Longtime Allegheny County official and community volunteer Robert Stumpp died Monday from a rare form of cancer. "He was one of those people who you wish you could put in a copy machine and run off 1,000 of him," said former Allegheny County Executive Jim Roddey. "He was sincere, humble, hard-working and really cared about the community. He was a professional who had no ego."

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