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  1. Injury Report: Chargers Look For A Healthy Fluker And FlowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | CBS Local

    ... early in the season. With three home games in October (Cleveland, Pittsburgh on Monday Night Football on Oct. 12, Oakland on Oct. 25), the Chargers must take advantage of their friendly confines in order to get back in the AFC playoff hunt. Fluker, ...


  2. Hooked on hookahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | The Pitt News

    ... instead of smoking cigarettes alone at home," Mudrany said. Ramy Andrawes, owner of the Sphinx Cafe, another Oakland hookah bar on Atwood Street, said the cafe sells shisha - a syrupy tobacco - and other hookah supplies to other bars in Pittsburgh, ...


  3. RAD budget increased to $94.7M for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... and Allegheny County," board member Don Linzer said in prepared remarks. The Saltworks Theatre Company in Oakland and the Gateway to the Arts, would not receive funds this year under the proposed budget. The latter organization merged this summer ...


  4. Chargers Need Win In Worst Way Against BrownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | CBS Local

    ... finds itself tied for last place in the AFC West with Kansas City. Both teams are a game behind the surprising Oakland Raiders (27-20 winners last weekend over Cleveland) and the unbeaten 3-0 Denver Broncos, a team that has found a way to win each ...


  5. Rookie of the year: AD's establishing itself in first year on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | The Pitt News

    ... and that kind of gives me a base to go off of." Archie said. While Archie may not have as much knowledge of the Oakland clientele, he is experienced in the bar industry, having worked at similar restaurants since he was in Toledo. "When I was 19, I ...


  6. The station made some painful choices to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Post-gazette.com

    Severe financial cuts at Pittsburgh's public broadcasting company are whittling its staff, which will be reduced by a quarter in layoffs announced last Thursday. WQED Multimedia also said the salaries of its remaining executives would be reduced.


  7. Cakes, superheroes and Special Olympians star in Sunday's Great RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... who carried pompoms, enjoyed the applause and high-fives from spectators along the 3.1-mile race route from Oakland to Downtown. But for her, the greatest part of the race was this: There was lots to cheer about at the 38th Great Race, with ...


  8. 2015 Great Race sends thousands through streets of PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | WPXI

    About 15,000 people took part in the 38th running of the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race Sunday. The race, which included a 10K run and 5K run/fitness walk, went through the streets of Squirrel Hill, Oakland and downtown Pittsburgh.


  9. City Buzzing With Great Race ExcitementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | CBS Local

    ... of the Allies before finishing in Point State Park. Meanwhile, the 5K started at Fifth Avenue and Atwood Street in Oakland and follows the same route as the 10K. Do you or someone you know participate? Well, you can watch our collection of finish ...


  10. Plenty of Pittsburghers made trek to Philadelphia to see Pope FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | WPXI

    There are several groups of Pittsburghers who made the trek to Philadelphia this weekend to see Pope Francis, and Chanel 11 caught up with a few of them Saturday. Channel 11's Joe Holden talked to students from Oakland Catholic and Saint Joseph's and tagged along with them on their journey to see the pope.


  11. Costumes a big part of the Great Race for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Post-gazette.com

    When humans dressed as doughnuts run through the streets of Pittsburgh this weekend, they won't be alone in their zaniness. At 9:30 a.m. Sunday, they and a variety of other costumed registrants will help make up the 11,000-person field this year in the Richard S. Caligiuri Great Race 10K, following a route from Frick Park to Point State Park.


  12. The faithful converge on Philadelphia for conclusion of Pope Francis' visit to U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Francis "is bringing life back to the church," said Astrid Rivera of Santo Domingo. A group of girls and staff from Oakland Catholic High School got on their bus at 4 a.m. Friday in Pittsburgh for the five-hour ride here. They spent the afternoon ...


  13. Kaleidoscope: Museum showcases Pittsburgh sports traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | Aurora Advocate

    ... huge model railroad layout. I drove down Forbes Avenue east of downtown to the University of Pittsburgh campus and Oakland neighborhood, where many people were enjoying the sun, including at Schenley Park, a 456-acre tract created in 1889. I was ...


  14. Baseball Lore: A Pirates fan from the '40s still has the feverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | Post-gazette.com

    My interest in baseball took hold at a very early age in the 1940s, when my brother and dad listened to all the Pirates games on the radio at our home in Collier. By the time I was in the fourth grade, I was going to an occasional game at Forbes Field.


  15. Former Pitt wrestler charged in fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    A former wrestler for the University of Pittsburgh is being charged in connection with a fight Friday involving his ex-girlfriend and two of her friends. Edgar Louis Bright, 20, of West Oakland faces charges including aggravated assault, simple assault, drug possession and firearms violations.


  16. How could Pennsylvania reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Wolf administration set to find outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Wolf administration has voiced its support for the federal Clean Power Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change,and is starting to gather information about how Pennsylvania will do that. Monday evening on the Carnegie Mellon University campus in Oakland, the state will hold the second of 14 "public listening" sessions, that state Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Quigley said will provide important input for formulating the state's plan.


  17. WorkAble partnership to hold career fair for Greater Pittsburgh...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | Patch.com

    ... throughout Allegheny County at NHCO sites in Allison Park, Millvale and Bellevue, SHIM offices in Bethel Park, the Oakland location of the Carnegie Library and JF&CS offices in Squirrel Hill. The upcoming career fair will include employers from ...


  18. Chinese - American festival debuts in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 20 | The Pitt News

    With lacquered lips and vintage high heels, 10 Chinese models clad in traditional cheongsams used Bigelow Boulevard as their cat walk this weekend. The fashion show was one of the highlights of the inaugural Pittsburgh Chinese Cultural Festival.


  19. Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Photographs that show the sorry picture of local air pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | Post-gazette.com

    It's hard to sell people in our region on the fact that our air quality is bad, especially if their fathers or grandfathers worked in the mills. Even the kids of bankers and accountants knew about white shirts that turned gray by midday.


  20. Group rallies to restore Perry Highway busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 17 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    A newly formed group representing a variety of organizations is trying to get bus service restored along Perry Highway in Ross and McCandless. "It came to my attention that there was not a bus line that went up Perry Highway and went past the community college and past the Northland library," said David Barkovich, dean of academic affairs for North Hills High School.


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