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  1. A budding love for PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Xtra!

    When my editor tells me to "take it all in" while covering Pittsburgh Pride, I do exactly that, from open bars to stunning skyline views. But while I try my best, a four-day visit isn't long enough to experience everything the charming city offers.

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  2. Help A Pittsburgh Nonprofit - Support The CHS Holiday Gift ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | I heart PGH

    ... other Pittsburghers. CHS is short for Community Human Services, a nonprofit organization that was started in South Oakland in the 1970s and has been serving Pittsburgh and Allegheny county ever since. You can learn more about the history of CHS here ...

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  3. Pittsburgh Foundation president touts Fred Regers' legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Max King, president and chief executive of the Pittsburgh Foundation, urged a gathering of regional nonprofit officials Monday to follow the lead of the late broadcasting legend Fred Rogers as they make their case for funding and support for issues ranging from basic human services to the arts and education. Mr. Rogers - a Latrobe, Westmoreland County, native who died in 2003 - "was a very reluctant advocate," Mr. King said.

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  4. Ike Davis traded to Oakland Athletics for bonus slot moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Call to the Pen

    Aug 27, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Ike Davis takes a drink in the dugout before playing the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park. The Pirates won 3-1.Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports In a surprising move, the Oakland Athletics have acquired first baseman Ike Davis from the Pittsburgh Pirates for international slot money.

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  5. Holiday marketers brave weather in Market SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post-gazette.com

    Icy drops of rain kept hitting Jeremy Waldrup, president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, as he stood outside the information booth Saturday at the Peoples Gas Holiday Market in Market Square. Clear weather is never a guarantee in these parts.

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  6. Business briefs: Heinz announces layoffs, SnapRetail CEO out, Delta cancels Memphis flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Post-gazette.com

    The H.J. Heinz Co. confirmed a "handful" of layoffs in its Pittsburgh operations this week as part of a "slightly streamlined structure" for the food company's North America division.

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  7. Audubon prints on display at Pitt libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Audubon Day, a free, annual exhibition of John James Audubon's colorful prints of birds, will be held today in the Special Collections Reading Room of Hillman Library on the University of Pittsburgh campus in Oakland. The public is invited to the exhibition of 24 Audubon prints, held from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in Room 363 of Hillman Library.

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

    Thursday Nov 20 | 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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  9. Random Acts of Kindness: Someone else in woods helped with lost licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | 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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  10. Dance preview: Famed Turkish troupe brings a message of love and toleranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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