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Professor buys signs from homeless for art project

He wore a baseball cap and a faded U.S. Naval Academy T-shirt. A cardboard sign he held up read, "Homeless and Hungry / 2 Honest 2 Steal Anything Helps."

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Out -of-Towners: A transfixed visitor finds a new city worth a love story

The Pirates game ends and we make our way out, flooding into the night across the Clemente Bridge.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Hot List: Ribs at Seven Springs; Chamber Music Pittsburgh;...

Seven Springs Mountain Resort sends out some smoke signals this weekend for the fifth annual Rib & Wing Festival, with the best of BG's BBQ, Smokin' Joe's Hog Wild Barbecue, Pigfoot BBQ, Mojo's Rib Shack and Armadillo's BBQ & Rib Company.

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Post-gazette.com

Downtown boutique hotel seeks a sweet name for a suite

The Kimpton Hotel Monaco, set to open Downtown this fall, is offering a rare opportunity for Pennsylvania and Ohio residents: the chance to name 12 of its luxury suites.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Pittsburgh region sees fewer personal bankruptcies

Personal bankruptcies in Western Pennsylvania and across the nation have been falling for the past four years, a lull that might reflect a tightening of the rules governing how often individuals can file or how much banks have been willing to lend, rather than simply a sign of improving financial conditions.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Mass Transit

PA: Port Authority of Allegheny County to Consider Funding Bus Rapid Transit

July 15--Funding for rapid bus service between Downtown and Oakland will be discussed on Tuesday at a special Port Authority of Allegheny County board meeting, where members are likely to reopen the 2014-15 budget.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Century Club: Mildred Weber Brown celebrates 100

Mildred Weber Brown's first name is not a common one these days. But when she was born on July 17, 1914, Mildreds were everywhere.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh's Action Weather forecast

YEAR. UNSEASONABLY COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO SWEEP THROUGH THE NATION'S HEARTLAND.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Pittsburgh Drone Masters work to demystify technology

On a cloudless 75-degree day in Sewickley's Blueberry Hill Park, as parents divided attention between peewee lacrosse and toddlers racing on grassy mounds around the field, eyes in the sky were capturing it all.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Outbound Liberty Tunnel to close tonight

An optimist might regard it as a chance to broaden one's horizons rather than just an annoying tunnel closure.

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Hotel Business

Kimpton's Hotel Monaco to Open in Downtown Pittsburgh

This October, Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh will make its debut as Kimpton's first-ever hotel in the Steel City and, according to the company, will be downtown Pittsburgh's first luxury boutique hotel.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Random acts of kindness: Grandmother loved her assist from Marine at a graduation

I am an 80-year-old young-at-heart grandma who attended my granddaughter's recent graduation at Gateway High School.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. refuses to release route info on oil trains

Pennsylvania officials have refused to disclose information that freight railroads provide about shipments of volatile crude oil through the state.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh's Action Weather forecast for Friday

AND INTO THE COOLER WATERS UP NORTH. IT WILL BE RAPPING UP IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS OR SO.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Quakers, others protest mountaintop removal at PNC offices

Singing hymns and chanting slogans, about 200 Quakers and fellow protesters descended on PNC Bank sites in Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods Thursday afternoon, urging the bank to halt its financing of mountaintop-removal coal mining.

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StreetsBlog.org

Capitol Hill: Bikes, Cars, and People Co-Exist on Pittsburgh's Shared Streets

Pittsburgh's Market Square keeps the cobblestone street on the same plane as the sidewalk cafA©s on the perimeter and the plaza in the middle, indicating to drivers, "you're not on a highway anymore."

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Mass Transit

PA: Judges Order Uber, Lyft to Shut Down Operations in Pennsylvania

July 02--The technology is new but the attempt to get around public transportation laws isn't, two administrative law judges said Tuesday in ordering app-based ride-sharing services to halt operations in Pennsylvania until they are licensed.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Addison Gibson Foundation restructures to focus on aiding student debt

Armstrong County native Addison Gibson made millions in the oil fields of east Texas and Oklahoma in the early 20th century, but he wanted his fortune to help people of limited means in Western Pennsylvania who couldn't afford medical care or a college education.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Mass Transit

PA: Port Authority Stabilizes But Isn't Ready to Restore Routes

June 30--Increased state funding has Port Authority of Allegheny County on solid financial footing for the first time in years, but the agency isn't ready to restore service to communities that lost it during cutbacks three years ago, officials said.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

'Soldier Ride Pittsburgh 2014' to hit the streets today

"Soldier Ride Pittsburgh 2014," an activity of the Wounded Warrior Project, will hit the streets today, causing traffic and transit restrictions.

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