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  1. Police: CMU Student, Alumnus Dead in Apparent Murder-SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A man and woman have been found dead of an apparent murder-suicide in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, according to Pittsburgh Police . Pittsburgh Police assisted a property manager with a "check on the well-being" call at 230 N. Craig Street at 2 p.m. Wednesday and discovered the victim and suspect.

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  2. Officials release IDs in apparent murder-suicide in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Officials this morning released the names of a man and woman found dead in their Oakland apartment Thursday in an apparent murder-suicide. Chalalai Chaihirunkarn, 26, and Bryan Springer, 29, were found dead of gunshot wounds in their apartment on the second floor of the Sherwood Towers apartment building on North Craig Street.

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  3. 2 found dead in North Oakland apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... FOUND DEAD INSIDE AN APARTMENT BUILDING. PITTSBURGH'S "ACTION NEWS" 4 REPORTER SHELDON INGRAM IS LIVE IN THE NORTH OAKLAND NEIGHBORHOOD FOR US TONIGHT. SHELDON, HAD A CAN YOU TELL US Reporter: CRIME SCENE IS BEHIND ME ON THE SECOND FLOOR AT THE ...

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  4. 2 people found dead inside Oakland apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WPXI

    Investigators said the landlord of the North Craig Street apartment called police after he couldn't get inside and no one was answering the door. Channel 11's Gordon Loesch reports that Pittsburgh police, as well as Carnegie Mellon University police are at the scene.

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  5. 'Give a Thread' aiming for Guinness world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Post-gazette.com

    ... collected, set in September 2014, is held in the United Arab Emirates. As of the weekend, Pitt's main campus in Oakland and campuses in Greensburg, Johnstown, Titusville and Bradford had collected a total of 54,061 pieces through its "Give a Thread" ...

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  6. New Financial Opportunity Centers connect Pittsburghers to jobs, coaching, wealth-buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | POP City

    ... agencies serving different clientele and different social and geographical areas: the Mon Valley Initiative, the Oakland Planning and Development Corporation, and the Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania. The FOCs will launch within a month or two ...

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  7. Wrenn, Burkley to run for Pittsburgh school board seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Two candidates for the Pittsburgh Public Schools board today officially declared their candidacy for the District 4 seat being vacated by Bill Isler of Squirrel Hill who has served since 1999. They are Lynda Wrenn, 49, of Point Breeze, who is an active parent in the district, and Kirk Burkley of Shadyside, who is an attorney at Bernstein-Burkley where he specializes in corporate law.

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  8. City calendar: 01/26/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    DOWTOWN: Today is the deadline for reservations for the public policy discussion and luncheon hosted by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. Ambassador Christopher H. Hill, dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, will discuss "Reflections on a Life in Diplomacy."

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  9. Obituary: Madeleine Hershey / Massage therapist was advocate for transgender youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Madeleine Hershey was a loving gale force of a person who reached others through her work as a massage therapist, as an advocate for transgender youth, as an extravagant party-giver, and as the proprietor of a business that helped people get organized. Ms. Hershey, known as "Mad" to her friends, was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer in June 2014 and died Jan. 17 at her home in Swissvale.

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  10. 2Do this week, Jan. 25-31: Cultural events around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Post-gazette.com

    Joshua Marie Wilkinson and Jen Bervin read their poetry as part of the 2014-15 University of Pittsburgh's Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Drive, on Pitt's Oakland campus at 8:30 p.m. Mr. Wilkinson is founding editor of The Volta literary journal and author of 12 poetry collections. Ms. Bervin is one of the editors of "The Gorgeous Nothings," which was listed among The New Yorker's best books of 2013.

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  11. NFL: Jets add coordinators for defense, special teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Philly.com

    ... State, and Arkansas. The 61-year-old April, regarded as one of the NFL's top special-teams coaches, was with Oakland the last two seasons. He previously coached for the Eagles, where he worked with Bowles in 2012, and in Buffalo, St. Louis, New ...

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  12. Jets Make It Official, Name Kacy Rodgers Defensive CoordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | CBS Local

    ... State and Arkansas. The 61-year-old April, regarded as one of the NFL's top special teams coaches, was with Oakland the past two seasons. He previously worked with Philadelphia, where he worked with Bowles in 2012, and coached in Buffalo, St. Louis, ...

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  13. Jets hire Rodgers as DC, April for special teams Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Times Herald-Record

    ... State and Arkansas. The 61-year-old April, regarded as one of the NFL's top special teams coaches, was with Oakland the past two seasons. He previously worked with Philadelphia, where he worked with Bowles in 2012, and coached in Buffalo, St. Louis, ...

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  14. Jets hire Kacy Rodgers as DC, Bobby April for special teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | USA Today

    ... State and Arkansas. The 61-year-old April, regarded as one of the NFL's top special teams coaches, was with Oakland the past two seasons. He previously worked with Philadelphia, where he worked with Bowles in 2012, and coached in Buffalo, St. Louis, ...

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  15. Crowd gathering for King Day march from Oakland to DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... signs and banters and chanted "Black people matter" and "No justice, no peace." The march began about 6:40 p.m. in Oakland by the Cathedral of Learning and by 7 p.m. the marchers had reached Carlow University. Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh ...

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  16. Pittsburgh-area MLK Day events planned; march tonight from Oakland to DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    We Change Pittsburgh, a new group that has organized about seven rallies and marches against police brutality and systemic racism since November, is joining the Thomas Merton Center Antiwar Committee in organizing a mass march today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in Pittsburgh. The march will start at 6 p.m. on the corner of Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard in Oakland and end Downtown at the City-County Building on Grant Street. 1 comment

  17. Blind Pennsylvania man dies after setting clothes on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | New York Daily News

    ... apologetic, he was telling us every couple of minutes that he was sorry, he should have known better," David Ream, Oakland Fire Department's deputy chief, told WJAC TV . "He was very, very calm for the situation we had at hand. We were shocked. He ...

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  18. First Person: Young people in Pittsburgh care about old buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Post-gazette.com

    The gentleman and his wife were certainly well-meaning. They had come to Clayton, the 19th-century estate of the Henry Clay Frick family, on one of Allegheny County's annual RAD days, when admission is free.

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  19. Events planned throughout Pittsburgh to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... King Jr. Day in Pittsburgh. The march will start at 6 p.m. on the corner of Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard in Oakland and end Downtown at the City-County Building on Grant Street. So far, about 45 other community organizations have endorsed the ...

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  20. Blind Pennsylvania man dies after setting himself on fireRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | O-R Online

    ... using a microwave to warm a dry towel will cause it to burn within 15 seconds and that's what happened to Shaffer. Oakland Fire Department deputy chief David Ream says Shaffer was burned over 80 percent of his body. He remained calm and even ...

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