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  1. Pinky the flamingo's death raises the question: How should animal abusers be punished?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Joseph Anthony Corrao shot and killed his neighbor's dogs three years ago. Now he is accused of brutally manhandling the flamingo named Pinky, the bird Busch Gardens had to euthanize earlier this month.

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  2. National Briefs: Alaska wolf pack vanishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    For decades, the wolves of the storied East Fork pack were beloved by researchers and tourists alike at Alaska's Denali National Park. They frequented the park's entrance and roads and became the stars of hundreds of thousands of family vacation photos.

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  3. Director named for state medical-marijuana officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Pennsylvania health officials have hired a public administrator with a private-sector background to lead the Pennsylvania Office of Medical Marijuana, state health secretary Karen Murphy announced this morning. John J. Collins, an assistant administrator in the state Division of HIV Disease, will be paid $76,519 a year to steer the implementation of Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program.

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  4. Brazil arrests 10 in terror plot as Olympics nearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Brazilian authorities arrested 10 members of an Islamist militant group that was organizing terrorist attacks, officials announced Thursday, raising tension around the country just two weeks before the start of the Olympic Games. The Federal Police said in a statement that the suspects belonged to a group called the Defenders of Sharia.

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  5. Random violence roils EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Scattered violence across Europe is sparking fears that copycats may be striking out after the truck rampage that killed dozens on a Nice beachfront, prompting panicked police deployment and leading to a likely extension of France's 8-month-old state of emergency. The incidents are drawing greater attention than usual from police and on social media after last week's Bastille Day attack on Nice fiercely interrupted the European vacation season, killing at least 84 people.

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  6. Reg Henry: No worries? No wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    You may have noticed: Just at the time when America has so much to worry about, the phrase "no worries" has entered the nation's everyday language. In a triumph of the implausible, "no worries" has become the expression of popular choice in a worrisome age.

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  7. Obituary: Jack C. Taylor / Founder of rental-car giant EnterpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Jack C. Taylor, who grew a seven-car leasing business into Enterprise Holdings, a rental giant that boasts the world's largest car and truck fleet, died July 2 at his home in Ladue, Missouri, just outside of St. Louis. He was 94. Taylor had flown F6F Hellcat fighter planes in the Pacific during World War II, landing on aircraft carriers such as the U.S.S. Enterprise, before returning to St. Louis to sell Cadillacs during the postwar boom.

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  8. Conservative opposition endangers House Republican gun billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Conservative opposition put a House Republican gun and anti-terrorism bill in jeopardy Wednesday, delivering an embarrassing slap to Speaker Paul Ryan and his effort to mount a legislative response to last month's Orlando mass shooting. Even as Democrats castigated the election-year GOP measure as ineffective and demanded votes on their own gun curb plans, the often defiant House Freedom Caucus said it opposed the Republican package.

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  9. Islamic State uses Ramadan as calling for new terrorist attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    For the vast majority of the world's Muslims, violence is completely dissonant with the holy month of Ramadan, which in addition to fasting is a time for spiritual renewal, prayer and visits with friends and family. But as the start of Ramadan approached, radical jihadi propagandists told their followers that it was a good time to kill people.

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  10. Hatred pushes people into using guns to destroy othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Hate is someone with a sick mind and an agenda to hurt people for no sensible reason - it's just inexplicable. Hate doesn't care about age or gender; it doesn't care about a nationality or religion; it doesn't care about a state or country, etc.

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  11. Sen. Pat Toomey seeks military equipment for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    During a campaign stop Monday at the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial on the North Shore, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey said the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., showed that "we are a nation at war" - and he called on his Democratic challenger, Katie McGinty, to join him in arming police to fight it. Mr. Toomey, a Republican, touted his bid to restore the "1033 program," which allows local police to obtain mothballed military equipment at no or low cost.

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  12. Analysis | Why it was a brutal week for Obama and his liberal vision of an interconnected worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    It has been a tough week for President Barack Obama's politics of inclusion and "we're all in it together" globalization. First came the Supreme Court's action that blocked his plan to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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  13. Video of Orlando attack shows shooter firing at those already woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Surveillance footage from inside the Orlando, Fla., club the night of the rampage shows Omar Mateen firing at people, stopping and then shooting again those who were already wounded, said officials who have viewed the evidence. The video suggests "he was making sure anybody who was shot was dead," said one official, who like others spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation into the shooting is still ongoing.

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  14. Senate blocks access to online data without warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Senate on Wednesday blocked an expansion of the government's power to investigate suspected terrorists, a victory for civil libertarians and privacy advocates emboldened after a National Security Agency contractor's revelations forced changes in how the communications of Americans are monitored. After the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., senior Republicans had pressed for allowing the FBI to obtain a person's digital fingerprints without first securing a judge's permission.

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  15. Attorney general visits Orlando after deadly attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch met with victims' families in Orlando on Tuesday, nine days after what she called a "shattering attack" at a gay nightclub. "The message of Orlando that I have seen today - and what the American people have seen in the wake of this horrific assault - is a message of determination to remove hatred and intolerance from our midst," Ms.

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  16. Under pressure, Obama administration releases full Orlando 911 transcriptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Under pressure, the Obama administration reversed course Monday and released full transcripts of the 911 calls made by the Orlando, Fla., shooter to police during his June 12 shooting rampage at a gay nightclub. "Unfortunately, the unreleased portions of the transcript that named the terrorist organizations and leaders have caused an unnecessary distraction from the hard work that the FBI and our law enforcement partners have been doing to investigate this heinous crime," the FBI said in a statement Monday afternoon.

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  17. Supreme Court rejects challenge to state assault weapon banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    The Supreme Court has rejected challenges to assault weapons bans in Connecticut and New York, in the aftermath of the shooting attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., that left 49 people dead. The justices today left in place a lower court ruling that upheld laws that were passed in response to another mass shooting involving a semi-automatic weapon, the elementary school attack in Sandy Hook, Conn.

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  18. Attorney General says Mateen investigation moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Although the killer is known, the investigation continues into what motivated and enabled Omar Mateen to carry out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Sunday that the FBI will release a partial transcript of the conversations between the gunman within the Pulse gay nightclub and Orlando police negotiators.

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  19. First Person: A refuge no moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    In the African-American community, churches often are a special place of refuge, support and organizing. It is no coincidence that Martin Luther King Jr., Ralph Abernathy and so many other black civil rights leaders were ministers.

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  20. Saturday Diary: To live with pride and stay aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    While in the summer of 2015 the American LGBTQ community celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legally recognize same-sex marriage, thousands of miles away a group of violent homophobes attacked a peaceful march of 200 gay activists in Kiev, Ukraine. When I tell people about that here in the United States, they seem not to believe it.

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