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  1. A plethora of Pittsburgh contemporary dance this OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... as national and international performers. When: October 3rd, 4th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th at 8:00 p.m. Where: The Pittsburgh Coliseum in Homewood, 7310 Frankstown Avenue, 15208 Cost: Tickets range from $10-$40. Click HERE for information and ...

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  2. IUP professor receives Communicator of the Year AwardRead the original story

    43 min ago | The Penn

    An Indiana University of Pennsylvania journalism professor earned the 2014 Business Communicator of the Year Award from the Pittsburgh chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators. Dr. Michelle Papakie accepted her award at the 35th Annual Golden Triangle Awards at the Sheraton Hotel at Station Square Sept.

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  3. Awards presented at Governor's Arts AwardsRead the original story

    44 min ago | The Penn

    ... Indiana County Commissioners. Rep. Dave Reed also welcomed the winners and all in attendance. Robert Qualters, a Pittsburgh painter, installation artist and printmaker, was named Artist of the Year. Qualters worked as an assistant professor from ...

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  4. Body found in Allegheny River near Warhol, Clemente bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    City homicide detectives were on the scene after River Rescue crews pulled a body out of the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh. The body was spotted before 8 a.m. Tuesday between the Andy Warhol and Roberto Clemente bridges which connect the city's North Shore with downtown. 1 comment

  5. Pirates Set to Host National League Wild Card Game at PNC ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... in a five-game Division Series beginning on Friday. Rally in Market Square: At noon all fans are invited to Pittsburgh's Market Square for a special Pirates Playoff Rally hosted by the Pittsburgh Pirates, PNC Bank, Allegheny County and the City of ...

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  6. Consulting firm finds niche advising small business ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... agency that had employed them closed, brought in the Tobin Group to help think through her company's future. The Pittsburgh consulting firm was founded five years ago by two guys who'd each already sold their own businesses, and knew other people ...

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  7. Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Her flea markets have been crafted to succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Ms. Nardini lives in Brookline. She graduated with a master's in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh. "I Made It!" has honed her business acumen and provided a creative outlet, she said. It has become her full-time job. "I ...

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  8. Oakland college students get lessons on traffic safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... behind her. Both were seemingly oblivious to the cars, bikes and other pedestrians thickening the University of Pittsburgh campus during a class change. Fortunately, both were tethered by a length of rope to someone who was paying attention. Maddie ...

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  9. Dealing with the threat beneath our feetRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... decrepit and the response to it has, for the most part, been dilatory. Last week, the Tribune-Review in Pittsburgh reported Pennsylvanians have more than 10,000 miles of aging, leak-prone natural gas distribution pipes under their feet. Some are ...

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  10. Meeting on paratransit reveals shortcomings, plusesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... the 90-minute advance pick-up times for local medical appointments, the same window for those making trips to Pittsburgh. Lisa Foltz of Washington, whose problems with Washington Rides spurred changes in the operation, gave accolades to a First ...

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  11. Gaining STEAM: Parents, teachers pushing for new curriculum at city's Woolslair SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Pittsburgh City Paper

    ... I realized my kids would be able to learn so much better." Now the STEAM magnet proposal is being considered by Pittsburgh Public Schools administrators. Supporters believe it could be brought to the school board for a vote at this month's ...

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  12. newsPolice beat - Week of Oct. 1 CANONSBURGRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Almanac

    ... drunkenness. He was released from Washington County Jail Sept. 21 after posting $5,000 bond. John McClain, 51, of Pittsburgh, was arrested the night of Sept. 21 on charges of public drunkenness and possession of drug paraphernalia and cocaine. He ...

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  13. The idea that Pirates fans are being conned by ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bucs Dugout

    Remember the end of July when the MLB trade deadline approached, and the Pirates were supposed front-runners to land pitcher David Price or Jon Lester ? Remember the outrage that followed when neither pitcher came to Pittsburgh and instead went to the Tigers and A's, respectively? What were people saying? They were saying the front office had its hands tied by an owner in Bob Nutting who was more interested in earning a profit and taking the money from the fans than investing it back into the organization. If people were saying those same things on the evening of August 19, after the Pirates had just lost seven games in a row to three contenders--Detroit, Washington and Atlanta--it was really hard to argue with them.

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  14. $5M street reconstruction project is six months behind schedule and severely hampering businessRead the original story

    Yesterday | Planning

    ... said Noorshad Kahn, adding that his father's K2 Convenience Store has experienced an 80 percent decline. Pittsburgh last year contracted with South Side -based Matcon Diamond Inc. to rebuild the concrete street from its base. The job includes new ...

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  15. Investigators: Bomb threat called into Pittsburgh schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPXI

    The threat was reported at Pittsburgh Langley K-8 on Sheraden Boulevard at 9:34 a.m., an emergency dispatch supervisor said.

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  16. Fairhaven Road Overnight Closure Between Route 51 and Provost Road Continues this Week in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    PennDOT District 11 is announcing Fairhaven Road will close to traffic between Route 51 and Provost Road in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Monday-Thursday nights, Sept. 29-Oct. 2 weather permitting.

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  17. To the rescue: An ambulance service worthy of all PittsburghersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    If you needed transportation to a hospital before 1967, you were out of luck if you weren't driven there by friends or family or in the back of a police paddy wagon. Pittsburgh had its share of bare-bones ambulance services, but unless you lived in certain neighborhoods, your chances of survival during a medical emergency depended on the driving skills of the person behind the wheel.

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  18. Obituary: Louis Anthony Guarino Sr. / Music producer who 'could put it all together'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    He and colleague Lennie Martin, owners of the Pittsburgh-based Calico Records, had finished auditioning talent at the Carlton House Hotel when the elevator door opened and a group of young people from Carrick High School asked for an audition. They weren't taking no for an answer, and after they sang a bit of a song titled "Since I Don't Have You," Mr. Guarino and Mr. Martin had a winner.

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  19. Cardinal Wuerl blesses school bearing his nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    Not long after he had delivered the homily and sprinkled holy water in labs and classrooms, Cardinal Donald Wuerl still was reflecting on what it meant to have his name attached to the new home of what is now Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School. "The reason that this is such an emotional moment for me is because I grew up here, I received my faith here and tried to live out my priesthood here," the onetime bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh said Sunday.

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  20. Man caught between train, platform at T stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A high school senior rushed to the aid of someone whose legs became wedged between the T and the platform at the First Avenue station in downtown Pittsburgh. WE ARE HEARING FROM THE MAN WHO JUMPED INTO ACTION AND HAS BEEN CREDITED WITH SAV Reporte LAT SATURY NIGHT, AIN HE TRIED TO JUMP ACROSS THE COUPLER .

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