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  1. Transgender California inmate left in limbo on surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The York Daily Record

    An unusual confluence of events means it could be months before a transgender California inmate knows if she will have the sex reassignment surgery that she says is critical to her mental health. Within hours on Thursday, a state panel recommended that convicted killer Michelle-Lael Norsworthy be paroled, and a federal appeals court delayed the surgery that had been set for July 1. Norsworthy, 51, has lived as a woman since the 1990s and was scheduled for the surgery after a lower court judge ordered the state to provide it as soon as possible.

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  2. "Baseball Lore": Nothing topped Forbes Field, especially on last dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post-gazette.com

    ... that followed Forbes Field, but nothing will ever compare to the memories I have of the days I spent in the Oakland ballpark as a kid. I fell in love back then with the Buccos and the purest sport there is. It's been many years since I lived at that ...

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  3. Pittsburgh Memorial Day closings and eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... a parade will start at 9 a.m. with hundreds of people lining the streets. Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Museum in Oakland will hold a free community event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Programs include a memorial service for fallen service members from ...

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  4. Gary Rotstein's Morning File: Seeing all Pittsburgh's events has become real pickleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Post-gazette.com

    If it's been said once, it's been said a thousand times: Pittsburgh can pretend to be a cosmopolitan, happening city all it wants, but until it has a good pickle festival, it's really just Schenectady with a bigger fountain and more reality TV contestants. Well, dream no more, pickling fans, because the first annual Picklesburgh festival will take place July 17-18 on the Rachel Carson Bridge.

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  5. Bicyclists to rule the roads todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Share spokeswoman Erin Potts said the launch will occur this month. The program will have Healthy Ride bikes at the Oakland and Market Square commuter cafes this morning, she said. "It will be a good way to introduce the bikes to people on Bike to ...

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  6. Health happenings around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Shambhala Meditation Center, Rear Carriage House, 733 N. Highland Ave., Highland Park, is holding "A Day of Mindfulness for Educators" on Saturday. A light breakfast is being served at 8:30 a.m., with an opportunity for further discussion at 5 p.m. The cost is $50 for patrons, $35 for just the program.

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  7. State law prohibits needle exchanges that can save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Citizens' Voice

    CONNOR MULVANEY / PUBLICSOURCE A volunteer for Prevention Point Pittsburgh demonstrates how to safely use injection equipment provided at Prevention Point's Oakland clinic. Tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians crave daily injections of heroin.

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  8. Pa. Law Prohibits Needle Exchanges That Can Save LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | NBC Philadelphia

    ... easily spread through contaminated needles. Injection equipment provided by Prevention Point Pittsburgh at their Oakland clinic including tie-offs, alcohol pads and cotton balls. Prevention Point offers services to drug users to reduce risks related ...

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  9. Artist spends a year painting 90 city neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Post-gazette.com

    Starting with Allegheny West and ending with Windgap, Ron Donoughe spent a year painting an image of each of Pittsburgh's 90 neighborhoods. The 9-by-12-inch panels in oil hang in rows on a wall of his Lawrenceville studio.

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  10. Bench Warrant Issued For Ex-Boyfriend Of Woman Found Dead In East HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | CBS Local

    ... with a social service agency. A police SWAT team also went to a townhouse in the 300-block of Burrows Street in Oakland on Thursday afternoon, but they left quickly without a full deployment. A police spokeswoman refused to give details about that ...

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  11. Blazermania Opening Reception, Hosted by IDL Worldwide's Gallery 135Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | PRWeb

    We're really looking forward to such a unique collaboration that celebrates a shared passion and creative talent right in our own backyard. On First Thursday, when major art galleries share their newest exhibits in Portland's cultural district, an opening reception for Blazermania will be held from 6 to 10 pm at IDL Worldwide's Gallery 135, 135 NW Park Avenue.

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  12. PA: Pittsburgh Officials to Hear Opinions, Answer Questions About BRT ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Mass Transit

    ... next year. Molly Nichols, executive director of Pittsburghers for Public Transit, a rider advocacy group, said Oakland to Downtown routes are among the most heavily traveled, and improvements are warranted. Her main concern is whether those ...

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  13. Common Pleas Court: Nominate Crawford, McCrady and McGoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Post-gazette.com

    The eight candidates for three openings on the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas are struggling to distinguish themselves on a ballot crowded with seasoned attorneys. All but one have cross-filed and will appear on the Republican and Democratic ballots in the May 19 primary.

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  14. Pittsburgh Marathoners had a great day for going the distanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Erie Times News

    ... settle for the usual cowbells and posters to cheer on her best friend, April Ritchey. This year, Ms. Quinn stood in Oakland wearing a giant pretzel she made from felt and cotton balls with a sign covered in TV host Ellen DeGeneres" face. "oeShe ...

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  15. Alex Vera of IDL Worldwide Selected as Top 40 Under 40 by Design...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | PRWeb

    His hands-on approach in his day-to-day leadership and mentorship to his team is a true testament to his dedication in cultivating an impressive creative culture. IDL Worldwide is pleased to announce that Alex Vera, Director of Creative Services at IDL Worldwide has been selected by design:retail as one of the publication's Top 40 Under 40 .

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  16. 2Do this week, May 3-10: Cultural events around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Post-gazette.com

    IonSound Project, the new music ensemble in residence at the University of Pittsburgh, concludes the season with "From Note To Finish," a free concert showcasing students from CAPA 6-12 and North Allegheny High School. The high schoolers wrote the music featured on the program with the aid of local composer-mentors, and they will perform their works at 7 p.m. at Grey Box Theatre, 3595 Butler St., Lawrenceville.

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  17. Report cites progress, 'persistent barriers' in transportation for disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Alpha One

    While progress in improving transportation for people with disabilities has been evident in the past decade, persistent barriers remain, the National Council on Disability reported today. "Much has happened in the last decade.

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  18. Report cites progress, 'persistent barriers' in transportation for disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    While progress in improving transportation for people with disabilities has been evident in the past decade, persistent barriers remain, the National Council on Disability reported today. "Much has happened in the last decade.

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  19. The Hot List of events for the coming weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Post-gazette.com

    Chris Tucker , star of the "Rush Hour" series, "Friday" and "Silver Linings Playbook," returns to his stand-up roots Friday at Heinz Hall. The Atlanta comic, who got his start on Russell Simmons' HBO "Def Comedy Jam" in the early '90s, inked a deal with Netflix to release the comedy special "Chris Tucker Live" on July 20. The show is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40.75 to $70.75; www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

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  20. Gordon & Rees to Open Boston OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | JD Journal

    Gordon & Rees, a San Francisco-based law firm, will be opening a small office in Boston on Friday, the Boston Business Journal reports. The Boston office will focus on insurance coverage disputes and personal injury.

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