Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is challenging the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's nonprofit status.

"Following an extensive review process by legal counsel, we are confident that UPMC fails to meet the standards set by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to be classified as an institution of purely public charity," Ravenstahl said Wednesday, while saying his city's legal department would file action in Allegheny Count's Office of Property Assessments and Court of Common Pleas.

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