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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. 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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  3. Baseball Lore: High schooler treasured his day of spoiled dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Post-gazette.com

    In the spring of 1952, I was a young pitcher with big baseball dreams while finishing my junior year of high school. The Pittsburgh Pirates gave me one chance to make those admittedly long-shot dreams come true.

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  4. ALS advocate, Neil Alexander passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Neil Alexander was on a journey of strength after being diagnosed with ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig's Disease Neil Alexander of O'Hara Township, diagnosed with ALS in June 2011 shows us how he is tracking and documenting his life now with ALS. Neil Alexander of O'Hara Township, diagnosed with ALS in June 2011 shows us how he is tracking and documenting his life now with ALS.

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  5. 2Do this week, March 22-28: Cultural events around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Post-gazette.com

    Organist Barbara Bruns will perform at 4 p.m. in a concert co-presented by the Organ Artists Series of Pittsburgh and the Saint Paul Cathedral Concert Series. Ms. Bruns has been playing organ at church services since she was 13 and is the minister of music at the Parish of Christ Church in Andover, Mass.

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  6. Columbia Gas proposes 8.6% rate increase; Concurrent relocates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Post-gazette.com

    ... from 2004 and another 5,000 Accords from the 2001 model year. Bangal Kabab House & Restaurant on Atwood Street in Oakland was hit with a consumer alert by the Allegheny County Health Department for numerous serious health code violations, such as ...

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  7. University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, UPMC Form...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    ... be close to this health care data hub, he predicted, just as Google, Apple and Disney already have space in or near Oakland to be close to CMU's and Pitt's talented faculty and students. The alliance will support applied research and ...

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  8. PennDOT expects $272 million in district improvements this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    A new Hulton Bridge, a smooth ride on Route 51 in the South Hills and a Parkway West that is in "like-new condition" are among the improvements the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation expects to deliver this season, officials said Monday. PennDOT will spend $272 million in Allegheny, Beaver and Lawrence counties this year as it starts, advances or completes 77 construction projects, paves 162 miles of roads and improves or replaces 85 bridges, they said at a news briefing.

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  9. The University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University and UPMC...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | PRWeb

    ... be close to this health care data hub, he predicted, just as Google, Apple and Disney already have space in or near Oakland to be close to CMU's and Pitt's talented faculty and students. The alliance will support applied research and ...

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  10. Pitt, CMU, UPMC Form Alliance to Transform Health Care through Big DataRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | PressReleasePoint

    ... be close to this health care data hub, he predicted, just as Google, Apple and Disney already have space in or near Oakland to be close to CMU's and Pitt's talented faculty and students. The alliance will support applied research and ...

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  11. Managing Risks in the Shale Industry: A Global PerspectiveRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | PressReleasePoint

    Deriving benefits from shale gas resources while minimizing the industry's health and environmental footprint is an issue faced not only in Western Pennsylvania. Governments, industry, regulators, and communities around the globe are grappling with the same challenge.

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  12. Who's hiring in PGH? First Insight, Mosser Casting and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | POP City

    ... has multiple open positions in the Pittsburgh area, including a development manager and an insight coordinator. The Oakland Transportation Management Association (OTMA) , a nonprofit organization committed to reducing traffic and air pollution in ...

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  13. New hotel, office building proposed for Pittsburgh Technology CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Business Journal

    ... Technology Center located at the intersection of Second Avenue at the Bates Street Extension, a site right at the Oakland exit of the Parkway East. Northpointe is described by the URA as an experienced hotel developer whose properties include ...

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  14. Lopsided Pittsburgh region nonprofit wages raising questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Post-gazette.com

    More women than men populate the executive offices at regional nonprofits, but their salaries continue to lag those of their male counterparts by a significant margin. Though 64 percent of executive directors at nonprofits in southwestern Pennsylvania are female, their average pay was $101,475, or 75 percent of the average $135,170 that male executives were paid, according to a new survey conducted by the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University and accounting firm Horovitz, Rudoy & Roteman.

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  15. Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Who says we must live with ugly highways forever?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Sidewalks, trees and traffic calming features at intersections would put pedestrians first. Fifth Avenue through Oakland isn't a highway, but it's wider than any we have, an ideal site for bus rapid transit. A bus lane, a bike lane and three lanes ...

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  16. Nationally known authors to speak here in springRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Post-gazette.com

    Three authors who are on national publicity tours will appear in Pittsburgh this spring. Tickets for appearances by Australian novelist Richard Flanagan, "Fight Club" author Chuck Palahniuk and debut novelist Celeste Ng go on sale today.

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  17. It's pothole season in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    When Pittsburgh public works crews conduct their three-day pothole blitz later this week, they are unlikely to find a bigger crater than the one on South Dithridge Street in Oakland - about as wide and long as a sedan. When motorist Keith Highlands Jr., 47, of Jeannette hit it on Saturday, "I yelled out loud, what ... was that?" He said in diameter it's the biggest pothole he's ever seen and "it's deceptive.

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  18. Warhol family to tell story of - Uncle Andy' in filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... are themselves," Best said in a telephone interview today. For the past eight years, the couple has lived in South Oakland in the home where Warhol resided with his parents and two older brothers, Paul and John. After Andrej Warhola died, Paul ...

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  19. AP Source: Federal charges expected in Menendez caseRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... to whom he'd given $37,000 in recent years. At first, it appeared retired University of Florida professor Thomas Oakland died in a tragic house fire. Now, police think the 75-year-old man who friends say was "generous to a fault" was done in by his ...

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  20. Prosecutors: Phony cosmetic surgeon was no medical expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... to whom he'd given $37,000 in recent years. At first, it appeared retired University of Florida professor Thomas Oakland died in a tragic house fire. Now, police think the 75-year-old man who friends say was "generous to a fault" was done in by his ...

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