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  1. Jaguars sign G/C Stefen WisniewskiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News 4 Jax

    The Jacksonville Jaguars signed unrestricted free agent center Stefen Wisniewski, the club announced today. Wisniewski started 61 games over the past four seasons with the Oakland Raiders.

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  2. Random Acts of Kindness: A Pittsburgh commuter offers to share needed umbrellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post-gazette.com

    ... floor behind me, to pay for the expense of the wash. It wasn't there. My car was more than a 35-minute drive from Oakland as my racing mind traced back to where and when I'd last used the contents of the purse there. It was when I was at a Boston ...

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  3. Brian O'Neill: Civil War ties feel right at home in Pittsburgh nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    For a long time I felt sorry for ol' Jacob Bowman Sweitzer. Not because he was wounded and captured in 1862; not because, after his release, he was in the thick of the Battle of Gettysburg as a Union colonel; not even because he died only four years after buying my house in 1884.

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  4. Fight for $15 protests expand for low-wage workers in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The Fight for $15 campaign that began with fast-food workers expanded in size and scope Wednesday to include a range of workers who say their meager pay is a form of economic injustice. Organizers said demonstrations were planned for more than 230 U.S. cities and college campuses.

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  5. Charles 'Dick' Adams, 91, Ephrata native, WWII vet, carpenter on Pitt campus buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Ephrata Review

    ... in the profession of a carpenter and assisted in the construction of many well-known buildings that now stand in Oakland on and around the Pitt and CMU campuses. Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 68 N. Church St., ...

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  6. Don't forget about Dave & AndyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | I heart PGH

    ... skip the lines and spend a few dollars at a locally owned business, head over to Dave & Andy's on Atwood Street in Oakland for an ice cream cone instead. While we try to support as many local businesses as possible, the local Pittbsurgh Ben & ...

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  7. Renown authors to appear for Pittsburgh evening literary seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Post-gazette.com

    Hector Tobar, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Deep Down Dark," which recounts the experience of 33 trapped Chilean miners, will open the 2015-16 Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lecture Series. a- Ruth Reichl, author and six-time winner of the James Beard Award, speaks Oct. 26. She is the author of "Delicious!," "Comfort Me With Apples, " Garlic and Sapphires" and "Tender at the Bone."

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  8. Fantasy Rounders: What a Relief It Is by Doug ThorburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Baseball Prospectus

    ... on the mound, maximizing the value of a player that hit .256/.361/.504 against southpaws last season. He's facing Oakland lefty tonight, so he presents an opportunity to get bonus value without breaking the bank. I also wanted to take this ...

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  9. 74 Percent Project puts focus on gender gap at nonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Tuesday during a debate sponsored by the 74 Percent Project at RMU's Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management. The Oakland event is a fundraiser for the 74 Percent initiative, which conducts research on women in the nonprofit sector. The project takes ...

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  10. CBS All Access comes to Roku, including live broadcasts in 14 marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Digital Trends

    The CBS All Access standalone subscription streaming service is now officially available through Roku players, allowing users to watch 6,500 TV episodes on-demand, new episodes via the CBS app the day after they air on network television, and, in 14 markets, live streaming TV. The 14 markets that will be able to watch CBS live from streaming devices or computers include Baltimore, MD , Boston, MA , Chicago, IL , Dallas-Ft.

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  11. Women's mentorship percolates over three cups of coffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | POP City

    ... established with the United Way Women's Power Initiative, PA CareerLink , Dress for Success Pittsburgh , and the Oakland Planning and Development Corporation's JobLinks program. A partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is also ...

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  12. Examining extremism: Experts will be among speakers at international conference at PittRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Post-gazette.com

    International experts on the front line in the world of extremism - and some who have crossed the line - will take part in a two-day policy conference this week at the University of Pittsburgh. The public conference, featuring speakers from the United Kingdom, Italy, Denmark, Germany and the United States, will address the topic of "Countering Violent Extremism in the United States and the European Union."

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  13. Mother of Easter shooting victim also lost pregnant daughter to gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh police are investigating two shootings that left a 20-year-old man dead and three other people wounded in the Hill District on Easter Sunday. Mayor Bill Peduto said he knew the victim, Christopher Richardson, of West Oakland, through the man's mother, Jacqueline Graham, who also lost a 20-year-old daughter to gun violence in 2008.

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  14. How a $3.85 latte paid for with a fake $100 bill led to counterfeit kingpin's downfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Ars Technica

    ... 26, 2013, a man was found to have successfully passed a $100 bill to purchase a latte at a Peet's Coffee in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh and received $96.15 in actual currency in change. Law enforcement found the same man on numerous ...

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  15. Pittsburgh's Oakland eyed for new student housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Post-gazette.com

    ... it much more difficult for students to cause problems and not be held accountable for it," Mr. Duckett said. The Oakland building would feature a mix of one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. There would be 110 spaces for vehicles on the parking ...

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  16. Soldiers and Sailors Hall of Valor inducts 17 servicemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Stars and Stripes

    During Edward Mackey's tour in the Vietnam War in the late 1960s, he and his comrades in an Army artillery battalion could see North Vietnam from their sandbags and bunkers Even as Mr. Mackey's battalion fired 105 mm howitzer rounds into positions held by the Viet Cong, the enemy was firing artillery and rockets at them. Particularly during the Tet Offensive that began in January 1968, the American soldiers suffered heavy casualties and rarely had a moment's peace, he said.

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  17. Lights out for Pittsburgh Saturday night as city celebrates Earth HourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | WPXI

    More than 50 buildings and monuments in downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland will go dark in recognition of Earth Hour Saturday night. From 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., non-essential lighting will be shut off to increase awareness of environmental issues, including climate change.

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  18. 'The Patriot Threat': Andrew Mellon puts a plot into motion that could destroy AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Post-gazette.com

    ... ign books at Mystery Lovers Bookshop in Oakmont at 6:30 pm on April 1. On April 2 he will be at Carnegie Library in Oakland as part of the Arts & Lecture series. For information call 412-622-8866.

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  19. Storytelling: Nonna's apron had her big family covered in loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Post-gazette.com

    With her round, chubby face, shy smile and soft fleshy hands that were never idle, my Nonna Sestili preceded in appearance the Pillsbury Doughboy. She dressed simply, with hair pinned at the nape of her neck.

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  20. University of Pittsburgh Men's Glee Club Marks 125th AnniversaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | PressReleasePoint

    ... which include: 8 p.m. 125th Anniversary Concert First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh 159 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland The Club's current members and some former ones will perform works by Gallus, Croce, Mozart, and Mendelssohn, as well as selections ...

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