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  1. Gary Rotstein's Morning File: Dream about Super Bowl coming here in 2023Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... guess a lot of out-of-town visitors formerly just slept in their cars around the North Shore, Downtown, South Side, Oakland and East Liberty before we got all these new places. Regardless, you won't have to worry about overnighting in one of your ...

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  2. Six Tips for Those Traveling to GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... Pittsburgh 5 Detroit 4, 14 Innings Minnesota 8 Cincinnati 5 Chi White Sox 2 St. Louis 1, 11 Innings Colorado 2 Oakland 1 Seattle 5 San Diego ... (NEW YORK) - With Greece amid a financial crisis, should travelers to the European nation be wary about ...

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  3. Developer unveils plan for Hyatt hotel on Pittsburgh Athletic Association groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Post-gazette.com

    A proposed $30 million upscale hotel to be built on the grounds of the Pittsburgh Athletic Association in Oakland should help to ensure the survival of the venerable 107-year-old club, which has been struggling with membership and revenue declines. "What I can tell you is that it does stabilize the PAA and allow the PAA to continue indefinitely," said Robert E. Dauer Jr., a club board member and officer.

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  4. Five things to know today, and Monroeville Mall rolls out upgraded security measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Business Journal

    Happy Tuesday as 2015 hits its midpoint with the end of the second quarter. That's also the close of the fiscal year for most nonprofits, institutions of higher education and the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, so budget watch in Harrisburg shifts into high gear.

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  5. Greeks in Pittsburgh worry about economic situation back homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    While world leaders debate ramifications of Greece's upcoming referendum on whether to remain in the Eurozone, Pittsburgh Greeks anxiously await what that decision could mean for friends and family who still live in the country. "It will affect them," said Nick Giannoukakis, coordinator of communications for the American Hellenic Foundation of Western Pennsylvania.

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  6. PA: Congestion a Concern Even as Region's Commutes Rank Near AverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Mass Transit

    ... travel daily into the urban core. Harries, a Shadyside resident in a one-car family, said he can walk to work in Oakland in less than half an hour. But that's not an option for many suburban families. "If you move to the South Hills or the North ...

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  7. OpenStreetsPGH draws crowd despite cool, wet weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Macaroni Company bag, walked along Penn Avenue with her family mid-morning Sunday. Ms. West, 26, of North Oakland said she knew there was some kickback from small businesses, but thought it was easier to shop at her favorite stores during ...

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  8. YPD officer says Canfield man nearly ran him overRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A Youngstown Police Officer says he was nearly struck by a car while he was outside his cruiser during a traffic stop. According to a police report, Lt.

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  9. Austintown Township financial records deemed "unauditable"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    "Poorly maintained records create a lack of accountability," Auditor Yost said. "Austintown Township must bring its records back to an auditable condition to complete the audit."

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  10. Second trial begins for Youngstown murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A Youngstown murder trial is underway again following a mistrial last year. Twenty-two-year-old Frankie Hudson Junior faces charges for the 2011 murder of 17 year old Josh Davis, who was shot outside the front door of his mother's Willis Avenue home.

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  11. Youngstown police to launch new unit to address community concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    The conversation is igniting change in the city of Youngstown when it comes to police and the relationships with their communities. Youngstown police plan to unveil a new community police unit at the end of the month.

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  12. $800,000 lottery ticket sold in Grove CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    The Pennsylvania Lottery Commission says that one jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $800,000 from the Friday, June 19, drawing was sold in Mercer County. The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 03-12-16-22-26, to win a prize of $800,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.

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  13. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Work is scheduled to begin next Monday on a project to improve traffic safety around the Beaver Local K-12 schools. The $1.25 million project is designed to improve safety and access to the campus by widening State Route 7 at the intersection of Bell School Road.

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  14. Raise the minimum wage in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Post-gazette.com

    If you've ever flown from Pennsylvania to California and back again, you've probably noticed that the return trip is shorter than the trip out. That's because the plane is fighting headwinds on its way west and then riding the prevailing tailwinds on its flight back east.

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  15. San Francisco--Statewide Coordinated Actions to End Solitary ConfinementRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Indybay.org

    We will be distributing literature and engaging members of the public in conversations about torturous conditions within California's prisons. Please join us.

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  16. Pitt trustees considering $37 million of renovation projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    A University of Pittsburgh trustees committee on Wednesday endorsed placing into the school's budget $37 million in renovation projects, as well as three leases, setting up a final vote Friday by the full board. The $34 million addition and renovation of Parran and Crabtree halls are in Pitt's 12-year facilities plan, according to a university statement.

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  17. 2Do this week, Jun 14-20: Cultural events around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Post-gazette.com

    Jesse Andrews, author of the New York Times best-selling novel "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," appears at Writers LIVE @ CLP - MAIN to discuss the book and upcoming film at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Main Branch, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, at 6 p.m. He also is the screenwriter of the feature-film adaptation of his book, also entitled "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," that won the grand jury prize and the audience award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The film opens in Pittsburgh on June 26. Mr. Andrews was born and raised in Pittsburgh and is a graduate of Schenley High School and Harvard University.

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  18. Santa Cruz-Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary ConfinementRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 13 | Indybay.org

    Meet at 5:30pm. Teach-in and performance Model SHU food tray and free food provided by Food Not Bombs Please join us at 4:45 to flyer downtown and invite folks to the action.

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  19. URA puts development of two properties back on the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Business Journal

    The board of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh voted today to rescind an extended agreement for an exclusive negotiation rights on two properties Oxford sought to develop. The first is a site in the Pittsburgh Technology Center in South Oakland slated for a flex office building and the other is a parcel within the SouthSide Works master plan across the Hot Metal Bridge where Oxford considered a companion apartment project to its Hot Metal Flats, which is slated to open next month.

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  20. Life cycle: Pittsburgh stands to benefit from more bike lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... for cycling. In addition to the Penn Avenue lane, Mr. Peduto has ordered the installation of two other lanes in Oakland and Greenfield. Under his watch, the city has launched the Healthy Ride bike-share program, which rolled out last month and will ...

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