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  1. University of Pittsburgh police receive report of early-morning sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WPXI

    University of Pittsburgh police received a report early Saturday morning that a woman had been sexually assaulted in the 200 block of Meyran Avenue in Oakland, according to the department. Police said they responded shortly after 1 a.m. to Meyran Avenue at Fresco Way. 1 comment

  2. Gertrude SteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Free Dictionary

    Gertrude Stein was an American art collector of seminal modernist paintings and an experimental writer of novels, poetry and plays that eschewed the narrative, linear, and temporal conventions of 19th-century literature. She was born in West Allegheny , Pennsylvania, raised in Oakland, California , and moved to Paris in 1903, making France her home for the remainder of her life.

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  3. 2 Women Report Being Fondled By Attackers On Pitt CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | CBS Local

    ... men touched her inappropriately shortly before 2:30 a.m. Sunday. That incident happened near the intersection of Oakland Avenue and Sennott Street. The second incident involved a woman who says she was grabbed from behind and fondled about 7 p.m. ...

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  4. TRAFFIC: Lengthy Route 910 detours begin today in Indiana TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Motorists who use Route 910 near Lakewood Memorial Park in Indiana Township will face a detour for nine months beginning today while construction crews build a new bridge over the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The bridge, known as the Gibsonia Road Middle Bridge, carries about 5,400 cars a day, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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  5. Woman Reports Indecent Assault In OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | CBS Local

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  6. Black History Month events in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Post-gazette.com

    February is when we celebrate Black History Month, which began as a weeklong celebration to commemorate the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln on Feb. 12 and Frederick Douglass on Feb. 14. The expansion of Black History Week to Black History Month was officially recognized in 1976, when President Gerald Ford used a Bicentennial address to urge Americans to "seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history."

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  7. Police arrest shooting suspect in OaklandRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Pitt News

    Pitt police arrested an unidentified man Saturday afternoon after he fired a gun several times near Carlow University's campus in Oakland. Carlow University and Pittsburgh police responded to a 911 call of gun shots fired near Terrace Street and Chesterfield Street behind Carlow University's campus around 4:19 p.m. Pitt police arrested the man in front of the Arby's on Forbes Avenue, which is across the street from their station.

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  8. Black History Month events in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Post-gazette.com

    February is when we celebrate Black History Month, which began as a weeklong celebration to commemorate the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln on Feb. 12 and Frederick Douglass on Feb. 14. The expansion of Black History Week to Black History Month was officially recognized in 1976, when President Gerald Ford used a Bicentennial address to urge Americans to "seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history."

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  9. Hearings scheduled on Port Authority's flat fee planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Port Authority will hold hearings Downtown and in Oakland on its proposal to change from a two-tier fare system to a flat fee for all riders that could mean lower fares for about 26 percent of passengers. a-a The hearing Downtown will be from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. and 3:30 to 6 p.m. Feb. 24 in the William Penn Ballroom at the Omni William Penn Hotel, William Penn Place, Downtown.

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  10. Pittsburgh is the model for another post-apocalyptic landscape in another video gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Pittsburgh City Paper

    Pittsburghers might regard the traffic on the city's many bridges as pretty brutal at rush hour. But imagine navigating them on foot ... and then throw in a couple of landmines, and change the city itself into a radioactive wilderness.

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  11. Pittsburgh science initiative bearing early fruit; 3 startups awarded fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Post-gazette.com

    An ambitious, six-month-old effort by Pittsburgh academic and medical institutions to hotwire the commercialization of science is off to a robust start, with three startup companies awarded seed funding. Michael Becich, director of the Center for Commercial Applications of Healthcare Data at the University of Pittsburgh, told attendees at the Biomedical Breakfast Tuesday in South Oakland that the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance collaborative has received 51 proposals from entrepreneurs, with three projects winning financial support since July.

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  12. South Oakland hotel robbedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Pitt News

    Pittsburgh police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a hotel Sunday evening in South Oakland, according to a police report. At about 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, Zone 4 police responded to a call of a robbery at the Hampton Inn at 3315 Hamlet St., the hotel behind Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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  13. Campaign to organize thousands of faculty, grad workers at Pitt underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    A campaign to organize 5,000 faculty and almost 3,000 graduate employees at the University of Pittsburgh is now officially underway, its kick-off occurring at an Oakland news conference today just off the sprawling state-related university. The United Steelworkers is coordinating efforts with two campus groups hoping to form two separate bargaining units within the Steelworkers, one for adjuncts and tenure-stream faculty at Pitt and the other for graduate workers there.

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  14. Auction aims to support free health care clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Post-gazette.com

    The 2015 Birmingham Free Clinic Live and Silent Auction that aims to raise money for services that provide free health care and prescription medication for homeless, uninsured and medically vulnerable individuals in Pittsburgh will be held Thursday evening at the University of Pittsburgh's Scaife Hall, Oakland. It is sponsored by students from Pitt's School of Medicine.

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  15. LeBeau to coach Titans' defense, Robiskie new coordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | NewsOK.com

    ... Robiskie spent the past eight seasons coaching wide receivers in Atlanta. He has coached in Miami, Washington, Oakland and was offensive coordinator during six seasons in Cleveland. April is a 24-year veteran coaching special teams and his units ...

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  16. LeBeau to coach Titans' defense, Robiskie new coordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Robiskie spent the past eight seasons coaching wide receivers in Atlanta. He has coached in Miami, Washington, Oakland and was offensive coordinator during six seasons in Cleveland. April is a 24-year veteran coaching special teams and his units ...

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  17. Herhold: Expect the NTSB to be thorough in San Jose Greyhound crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Contra Costa Times

    When I heard about the Greyhound bus accident in South San Jose on Tuesday morning that killed two people and injured nine others, my first thought was that the slogan of "Leave the driving to us" was well and truly buried. My second thought was to check if there was a precedent.

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  18. Nebraska sheriff's office says it seized 1,517 pounds of potRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Two people are dead and 18 injured after a Greyhound bus overturned in San Jose, California on Tuesday morning. The bus was headed to Oakland from Los An... -- Amir Hekmati, a former Marine freed from an Iranian jail in the recent prison swap, said in his first public appearance as a free man that he tried to ... OMAHA -- The trade agenda should be the driving force in U.S. farm policy throughout the next 11 months.

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  19. Report: Justin Upton Takes Six-Year, $132.75M Detroit Tigers DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Two people are dead and 18 injured after a Greyhound bus overturned in San Jose, California on Tuesday morning. The bus was headed to Oakland from Los An... -- Amir Hekmati, a former Marine freed from an Iranian jail in the recent prison swap, said in his first public appearance as a free man that he tried to ... OMAHA -- The trade agenda should be the driving force in U.S. farm policy throughout the next 11 months.

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  20. Donald Trump Teases 'Big Announcement' in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Two people are dead and 18 injured after a Greyhound bus overturned in San Jose, California on Tuesday morning. The bus was headed to Oakland from Los An... -- Amir Hekmati, a former Marine freed from an Iranian jail in the recent prison swap, said in his first public appearance as a free man that he tried to ... OMAHA -- The trade agenda should be the driving force in U.S. farm policy throughout the next 11 months.

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