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  1. Demonstrators rally in Oakland to support community schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Great Public Schools Pittsburgh today rallied in favor of community schools outside the headquarters of Pittsburgh Public Schools in Oakland, one of about 15 such demonstrations across the country. About two dozen people attended the rally, which was part of a week of action under the national umbrella of the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools.

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  2. Random Acts of Kindness: Someone else in woods helped with lost licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... left my purse there. I was already on the Parkway East driving toward the South Hills when I decided to take the Oakland exit, but I was not at all familiar with how to get to Squirrel Hill from there and was promptly lost. I ended up stopping at ...

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  3. Dance preview: Famed Turkish troupe brings a message of love and toleranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    As the world turns, so do the Whirling Dervishes - literally, for the performers turn left to right, just like the Earth itself. Pittsburghers can see for themselves when the famed Turkish group, which was named a masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2005, brings its 700-year-old ritual dance or "Sema" to Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland tonight.

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  4. Odysseys: From Syria to Pittsburgh, the Khalils build familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Throughout the tiny Christian village of Miklos, Syria, Mikhail Khalil was known as a hard-working young man. He toiled as a farmer and olive oil peddler, riding and sometimes sleeping on the back of a donkey in a mountainous region dominated by a castle that dates to the 11th century.

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  5. Ruth Ann Dailey: A market-based solution for parking? RadicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Post-gazette.com

    ... University professors have been conducting an experiment since January 2013 involving 400 parking spaces near their Oakland campus. And second, studying usage rates of Oakland parking spots - zzzzzz - makes Bob Cratchit's accounting gig with Scrooge ...

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  6. Top 10 Ugliest Losses Of The Mike Tomlin EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | CBS Local

    ... of five straight losses that would eventually sink their 2009 season. The Steelers were in control of this game in Oakland heading into the fourth quarter. But, that's when Carson Palmer and Raiders' offense came to life, scoring 13 unanswered ...

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  7. VA fires Pittsburgh hospital network's directorRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has fired the director of the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System a month after officials determined she committed unspecified "conduct unbecoming a senior executive" and wasteful... The Department of Veterans Affairs has fired the director of the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System a month after officials determined she committed unspecified "conduct unbecoming a senior executive" and wasteful spending. A father accused of neglecting his four young sons and keeping them in a filthy Denver apartment has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse.

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  8. Uber X service wins OK in much of PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Early enrollment for the health overhaul's small business insurance exchanges fell far short of the 2 million workers who were expected to sign up this year.... By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Early enrollment for the health overhaul's small business insurance exchanges fell far short of the 2 million workers who were expected to sign up this year. The... Cat lovers in Northern California are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe in Oakland.

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  9. Three Rivers Film Festival lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The 33rd Three Rivers Film Festival continues through Nov. 22 at Regent Square Theater , 1035 S. Braddock Ave., Edgewood; Harris Theater , 809 Liberty Ave., Downtown; Melwood Screening Room , 477 Melwood Ave., Oakland; and, through today, Waterworks Cinemas , 930 Freeport Road near Fox Chapel and Aspinwall. Information: 3RFF.com.

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  10. Random Acts of Kindness: A stranger made rare contributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    I was standing at the box, inserting envelope after envelope, when a woman next to me smiled, commenting on the massive amount of mail I was stuffing into the slot. I told her that I was doing a fund-raiser for research on a disease my granddaughter has.

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  11. Pitt to Host Audubon DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | PressReleasePoint

    One hundred years ago, the last surviving passenger pigeon died while in captivity at the Cincinnati Zoological Gardens. As the world commemorates the extinction of what was once the most abundant bird in North America, the history of the passenger pigeon will be examined at the University of Pittsburgh's Annual Audubon Day from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Nov. 21 in Room 363 of Hillman Library , 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland.

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  12. Forbes Field relic sells to anonymous bidder for $5,750Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Post-gazette.com

    ... this afternoon in an email. So it is unknown whether the piece - which traveled from a debris pile in the city's Oakland neighborhood following the stadium's 1972 demolition, to a 2006 auction in Louisville, Ky., to a home in the Johnstown area - ...

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  13. Conflict Kitchen's Afghanistan program was troubling, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    I am grateful for the r ecent reporting by the Post-Gazette on the controversy over information distributed by Conflict Kitchen during its current focus on the Palestinians. It has served to raise awareness about the goals and mission of the Oakland restaurant that had largely gone unnoticed.

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  14. Fifty-Six Projects Receive Federal Funds to Improve Transportation AlternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Mass Transit

    Fifty-six projects to improve transportation alternatives are in line for $33 million in federal funds, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced Nov. 10. Transportation alternative projects enhance pedestrian and bicycle facilities, improve access to public transportation, create safe routes to school, preserve historic transportation structures, provide environmental mitigation, create trails that serve a transportation purpose, and promote safety and mobility. "These awards represent yet another way PennDOT is working to broaden the reach of transportation investments in Pennsylvania," Schoch said.

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  15. 2Do this week, Nov. 9-15: Cultural events around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Post-gazette.com

    Authors Lori Jakiela and Jane Bernstein will read excerpts from their works at the Duquesne University Coffee House Reading Series in the university's Barnes & Noble Cafe, 1015 Forbes Ave., at 7 p.m. Ms. Bernstein, an associate professor of English at Carnegie Mellon University, will read from her novel-in-progress, "The Face Tells the Secret."

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  16. Oakland restaurant receives death threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | WPXI

    An Oakland restaurant has closed its doors while police investigate death threats made in a letter. In a Facebook message posted Friday, Conflict Kitchen said, "We have received a letter today containing death threats and we will be closed until the credibility of the letter can be established by the Pittsburgh police.

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  17. Learning About the Artist and Art InstallationRead the original story

    Friday Nov 7 | PressReleasePoint

    An upcoming art exhibition at the University of Pittsburgh's University Art Gallery was designed, planned, researched, and installed by Pitt students. : Uncovering the Life and Work of Gertrude Quastler" runs from Nov. 11 through Dec. 5 at the University Art Gallery in Pitt's Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland.

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  18. Cardinals' Carson Palmer signs 3-year extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | KAUZ

    ... he started this year going into Sunday's home contest against St. Louis. Arizona acquired Palmer in a trade with Oakland prior to the 2013 season. In his 12th NFL season, Palmer is 15-6 as a starter since coming to the Cardinals. Arizona has won 12 ...

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  19. Regional leaders challenged to develop job replacements, keep them in Western PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Planning

    Nov. 06 --There are 25,000 open jobs in the Pittsburgh region, and more people are moving here, but that doesn't mean they won't go elsewhere in the nationwide competition for talented workers. "That number is not going down, which highlights that our companies are adding jobs and trying to replace people who are retiring," said Dennis Yablonsky , CEO of a group whose mission is to promote and support development in the region.

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  20. Dodgers hire Farhan Zaidi as general managerRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | CBS Atlanta

    An explosive storm surpassing the intensity of 2012's Superstorm Sandy is expected to reach Alaska's western Aleutian Islands over the weekend and bring unseasonably frigid temperatures to much of the U.S.... An explosive storm surpassing the intensity of 2012's Superstorm Sandy is expected to reach Alaska's western Aleutian Islands over the weekend and bring unseasonably frigid temperatures to much of the U.S. next... A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has upheld anti-gay marriage laws in four states, breaking ranks with other courts that have considered the issue and setting up the prospect of Supreme Court review.

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