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  1. 11 city development projects to get Pittsburghers pumpedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | POP City

    From livability scores to arts accolades to technocentric nicknames like Robot City , Pittsburgh lands at the top of many lists. We know there's a lot happening in this town.

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  2. Pittsburgh mayor's education task force seeks public input at Tuesday's meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Post-gazette.com

    Mayor Bill Peduto's office is inviting parents and other members of the public to a meeting of the mayor's education task force, which up to this point has been meeting privately. The meeting will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pittsburgh Science & Technology Academy 6-12, Thackeray Street, in Oakland.

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  3. So you want an on-campus stadium?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Cardiac Hill

    ... critics of the school, heck even innocent bystanders lending their opinion think by building a stadium within the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh will resurrect the football team to the glory years of the 70's and 80's. Why is this a topic after ...

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  4. Historic Pittsburgh Fair Presented at PittRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | PressReleasePoint

    Oct. 21 event offers chance for public to learn tips on preserving family history, meet curators of region's finest archives PITTSBURGH- A celebration of the University of Pittsburgh's Historic Pittsburgh online archive will take place at a fair from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 21 at the University Club Ballroom B, 123 University Place, Oakland. Historic Pittsburgh is a comprehensive collection of texts, maps, images, and videos that supports personal and scholarly research of the Western Pennsylvania area.

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  5. 4 glorious pumpkin recipes and cakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Daily Democrat

    There's something so joyous about a big pumpkin. It's the sunset hue, the impossible dimensions and the sheer childhood magic of the squash.

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

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    When Thor needed to fix his uru hammer, did he return to Asgard? Not when the Steel City was right here on Earth. After a battle with The Destroyer , Thor traveled to a foundry in Pittsburgh to repair damage to the hammer in Marvel's "Journey Into Mystery #120" .

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  7. Health happenings for Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Highlights include are face painting, field games, food and refreshments, archery, a music performance by Take Solo and a Not So Scary Haunted Trail from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 724-935-6533. a- The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania is sponsoring a "Shale and Public Health: Days of Discovery" conference from 1 to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Pitt University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland.

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  8. Diamondbacks hire A's bench coach Hale as managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Red Bluff Daily News

    The 49-year-old managed in Arizona's minor league system for six seasons and was with the Diamondbacks from 2007-09 in the first of eight consecutive seasons as a big league third base coach. He spent 2010-11 with the New York Mets and the last three seasons with Oakland under manager Bob Melvin.

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  9. Mechanical problem cited in fatal hayride crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Lowell Sun

    A mechanical problem caused a Jeep towing a wagon full of passengers to lurch down a steep hill and slam into a tree during a Halloween-themed hayride in the woods, killing a teenager and injuring more than 20 other people, authorities said. Investigators were inspecting the Jeep to try to determine exactly what kept it from stopping on the hill, and state police were calculating the passengers' weight to determine if the hay wagon was overloaded and whether that contributed to the mechanical problem, Sgt.

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  10. At 100, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in McKees Rocks on upswing [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Oct. 12--It's an ancient faith of icons, incense and a capella music, that nonetheless has its own Facebook pages, podcasts and streaming radio. There are dozens of Orthodox churches in and around Pittsburgh, in varying states of health.

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  11. Russell Martin, a Fit for the Oakland Athletics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Swingin' A's

    ... LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Russell Martin is set to become a free agent this winter, and he should be atop the Oakland Athletics' wish list. After watching the Royals literally steal their victory in the wild card game, it became apparent that the ...

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  12. Slideshow: Who bought high-end homes in 2014? Find biggest sales from first half hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Business Journal

    ... cluster was in the Sewickley area, another in the Fox Chapel area, a few in the North and South Hills, two in Oakland and one in Ligonier. Ethan Lott is research director at the Pittsburgh Business Times . Contact him at elott@bizjournals.com or ...

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  13. U.S.-China Relations to Be Explored Oct. 16 at CHINA Town HallRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | PressReleasePoint

    Lasting solutions to some of the world's most critical issues-climate change, economics, security, and trade-will require cooperation between the United States and China, the world's largest economies, energy users, and emitters of greenhouse gases. The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, in collaboration with The Carter Center, is sponsoring the eighth annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, a national day of programming on China involving more than 70 venues nationwide, including the University of Pittsburgh campus.

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  14. Pitt Presents 44th Annual Jazz Seminar and ConcertRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | PressReleasePoint

    ... public is invited to bring lunch and listen. Wednesday, Oct. 29 7 p.m. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland The Girls in the Band This feature-length documentary discusses racism and sexism in the 1930s and 1940s and focuses on ...

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  15. A&E Source, Fascinating Folks: Writer and performer Jamie DeWolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Jamie DeWolf grew up in Benicia and moved to Vallejo with his girlfriend as the 21-year-old father of an infant daughter. The young family lived in the same downtown apartment building as Xiana Fairchild, a precocious 7-year-old who DeWolf said used to hang out in the building's hallway all the time.

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  16. The Hot List of coming eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Oakland Forever is an event-packed music-filled celebration to mark the 175th anniversary of when the community was first identified as "Oakland." The event organized by neighborhood organizations, residents, institutions and businesses takes over Schenley Plaza and cultural sites Friday and Saturday with live performances, art exhibitions, lectures and symposiums, family activities and historical retrospectives.

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  17. American Institute for Economic Research Unveils 2014-2015 Ranking of ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | PRWeb

    The AIER College Destinations Index Ranks the Top 75 Metro Areas Based on a Statistical Analysis of 271 Metropolitan Statistical Areas with Student Populations of at Least 10,000 The American Institute for Economic Research has released the 2014 edition of its College Destinations Index, which ranks the top 75 metro areas in the United States for college students. The index compares each location's overall economic and academic environment, quality of life and employment opportunities.

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  18. Don't leave transit deserts high and dryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Allegheny County has recently developed the capacity to provide transit service to some of the region's hardest-hit transit deserts. Pittsburghers for Public Transit helped mobilize thousands of Pennsylvanians to pressure legislators to pass the state transportation bill last autumn, staving off the threat of Port Authority service cuts and fare increases - on top of the draconian ones enacted several years ago.

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  19. Browns not looking aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Crescent-News.com

    ... Sunday's game at Tennessee, Cleveland's next five opponents have a combined 4-16 record, and two of those teams, Oakland and Jacksonville, are winless. "We can't think about our schedule or look at our next opponent beyond Tennessee," Pettine said. ...

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  20. Check out free RADical Days events this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Post-gazette.com

    The 13th annual RADical Days, sponsored by the Allegheny Regional Asset District , is a thank you to the public for the sales tax funds that support the region's parks, libraries, sports and civic facilities and programs, and arts and culture organizations. It runs through Nov. 9, with free events ranging from hikes and tours to museum visits.

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