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  1. 2Do this week, Aug. 23-29: Cultural events around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Post-gazette.com

    Elevations performs by the fountain at the Highland Avenue entrance to Highland Park at 5 p.m. as part of the six-week Reservoir of Jazz free concert series. For more information, www.Citiparks.net or 412-255-2493.

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  2. Allegheny County Jail to alter way it releases prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... released, Eleam, who uses multiple aliases, encountered University of Pittsburgh police five days later after an Oakland resident reported suspicious activity in a parking lot near Louisa and Atwood streets. A man was looking into cars and windows ...

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  3. 2Do this week, Aug. 30-Sept. 5: Cultural events around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Wilson/Barnes/Throckmorton Trio performs by the fountain at the Highland Avenue entrance to Highland Park at 5 p.m. as part of the six-week Reservoir of Jazz free concert series. For more information, www.Citiparks.net or 412-255-2493.

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  4. Bicyclists test out roll-on train service for AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    At 5 a.m. Friday, six bicycles and their riders were on the Penn Station platform in Downtown Pittsburgh, ready to roll onto the Capitol Limited Train 30. In the early-morning darkness, the bikes went up a ramp to the last car on the train, were flipped vertical and coaxed into front-wheel hooks, then Velcroed into place by their riders, who then took their seats for the 95-minute ride from Downtown Pittsburgh to Connellsville. A couple of bicyclists who had paid $10 for the privilege of buying a box, disassembling and crating their bikes and handing them over to Amtrak personnel to stow on the train looked vexed.

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  5. TRAFFIC: Parkway West closures continue this weekend, next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Post-gazette.com

    ... for University of Pittsburgh orientation activities. Baum Boulevard-North Craig Street-Bigelow Boulevard, North Oakland and Bloomfield -- Baum closed to westbound traffic at Melwood Avenue through late November. Eastbound traffic in single lane. ...

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  6. Back to School: Ex-teacher's best lesson - don't goof off as he didRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Post-gazette.com

    My young years attending the school in Oakland contained a series of ups and downs with a great group of fellow students and many dedicated teachers. My first year I made the honor roll for several quarters, and all was well.

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  7. How a meeting in China brings Indian firm to PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Business Journal

    Carnegie Mellon University president Subra Suresh and Natarajan Chandrasekaran, CEO and managing partner of Tata Consultancy Services , both hail from the same part of India, but hadn't met until 11 months ago. "Just to add to the point that this is a global world we live in, we met in China," Suresh said Tuesday evening at CMU's Innovators Forum.

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  8. A troubled young life led Pittsburgh girl into the hands of a traffickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... to sleep and what to eat." When the trafficker brought Kate, then 15, and another young woman to a hotel room in Oakland one Friday night in February 2012, she went in expecting another client. But the man waiting for them was an undercover police ...

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  9. Roadwork, students to descend on OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Two major traffic pattern changes next week in Oakland will coincide with the arrival of University of Pittsburgh students, possibly producing a double dose of congestion. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will close the northbound lanes on the Bloomfield Bridge at 4 a.m. Monday, the latest restriction in a $12.2 million project to rebuild sections of Bigelow Boulevard, North Craig Street and Baum Boulevard in North Oakland and Bloomfield.

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  10. Here's what Allegheny County restaurant inspections found in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Business Journal

    The following restaurants in Allegheny County were cited since Jan. 1 for violations that must be immediately remedied during their last inspection with the Allegheny County Health Department . Each of the reports includes the name and address of the eatery, the violation as reported by the health department, and both posting and removal dates.

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  11. Area business owners attend forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | O-R Online

    ... said Jardini, operator of American Gas Lamps Works in Springdale, Allegheny County and Allegheny Valley. He was in Oakland Wednesday morning for an information seminar aimed at small business owners. The forum, organized by the Small Business ...

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  12. Jameson's suitors could include AHN, for-profit chainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Business Journal

    ... ity Medical Center closed its maternity unit last year, expanded collaboration with UPMC's Magee-Womens Hospital in Oakland and began referring women to UPMC Horizon or UPMC Northwest in Venango County for childbirth care.

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  13. Schools Are a Big Home Selling Point in Montco and Other TidbitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Phillymag.com

    Is back to school season really just a few weeks away? Unbelievable. What might be more believable, however, are the numbers crunched in a new report by real estate website Trulia , which sought to find where schools are a major selling point in home sales, where they're less so, and whether there's something to mentioning schools in a listing for a higher listing price.

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  14. Pitt first university in state to provide 10-gigabit per second connectivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Business Journal

    ... speed connection to resources, commodity Internet and research networks centralized at its hub in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood. The upgraded infrastructure enables use of various data-intensive applications and supports enhanced academic and ...

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  15. Ita s no secret that most professional development for teachers is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Washington Post

    ... the academic year and a robust summer institute. Similar "movements" exist in Memphis, TN; Pittsburgh, PA; Oakland Co., MI; the San Francisco Bay Area; New York City; and across Australia. We gladly acknowledge that other organizations providing ...

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  16. More than healing the militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Post-gazette.com

    ... creativity of academic experts. A number of these accomplishments reflect collaborations between VA facilities in Oakland and Pitt, such as the Human Engineering Resource Laboratories, a Pitt/a VA venture that applies advanced engineering to ...

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  17. Summerset at Frick Park: A new, traditional neighborhood redefining PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | POP City

    In Pittsburgh's East End, nestled next to one of the city's most beautiful parks, sits a community development not normally found in an urban area. Summerset at Frick Park has all the charm of a quaint suburban community -- sidewalks, community center, swimming pool, big front porches -- with all the perks that come with city living.

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  18. Building more bike lanes must be a priority for PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Since moving to the city in 2013 to attend the University of Pittsburgh, I've grown to depend on my bike for transportation. Living more than a mile off campus is an affordable option financially, but making it to class and work on time requires some extra planning.

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  19. Biking: Pedal Pittsburgh to offer 3 distinctly difference challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Post-gazette.com

    Pedal Pittsburgh will offer bicyclists of all ages and abilities the opportunity to experience three out-and-back rides from SouthSide Riverfront Park Aug. 30 to explore the city's neighborhoods, parks, bridges and geography. Novice cyclists on the Breathe Project Family Ride will pedal from 5 to 12 miles along the paved Three Rivers Heritage Trail, a popular segment of the Great Allegheny Passage.

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  20. Andy WarholRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Free Dictionary

    ... Warhol's father worked in a coal mine. The family lived at 55 Beelen Street and later at 3252 Dawson Street in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The family was Byzantine Catholic and attended St. John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic Church . ...

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