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  1. Area districts could see an additional $30.8 million under Wolf planRead the original story

    50 min ago | The Times-Tribune

    ... State System of Higher Education and an $80.9 million increase to Penn State University, the University of Pittsburgh, Temple University and Lincoln University. The $30.8 million increase for districts in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, ...

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  2. Study: Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy effective in treating preadolescents with depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Medical News

    ... superior treatment for preadolescents diagnosed with depression. For this study, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine randomly assigned 42 preadolescents (ages 7-12) with depression to one of two therapy conditions: FB-IPT, ...

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  3. Pitt collects record number of clothing donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Standing amid more than 20 tables piled high with donated clothes, Erika Ninos held up a red, frilly prom dress, made, as she excitedly said, "in the U.S.A." The dress was one of many "gems of clothing" Ms. Ninos, sustainability coordinator for PittServes, found in three months of collecting, sorting and distributing clothes for Give a Thread, a University of Pittsburgh campaign to collect clothing for donation or recycling.

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  4. Concert review: At the Microntonal Festival, notes are crushed and reshapedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Microtonal Music Festival," which took place this past weekend at The Andy Warhol Museum and the University of Pittsburgh, offered a chance to explore this genre, commonly known as microtonal music. Presented by the museum and Pitt's Music on the ...

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  5. Raves: Osher classes enthuse older adults for new learningRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... learning. Prior to this year, I had never enrolled in an Osher class for older adults at either the University of Pittsburgh or Carnegie Mellon University. The Nov. 1 death of my father, however, convinced my children that I needed to take classes ...

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  6. A Personal Journey: The 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Jennifer Saffron traveled to Alabama in 2008 with several of her University of Pittsburgh students and social worker Monica Cwynar to record stories told by foot soldiers of the civil rights movement. Those testimonies were woven into a short video that was shown a few months later at the Democratic National Convention, where Barack Obama received the presidential nomination.

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  7. Wolf delivers on his promise to boost Pennsylvania education spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... Penn State would get the highest percentage increase, 21.9 percent increase to $282.5 million. The University of Pittsburgh would receive a 10.9 percent boost to $151.2 million; Temple University would get a 7 percent increase to $155.4 million, and ...

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  8. Pennsylvania Supreme Court to take death penalty moratorium caseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... at a date in the future. It will probably be more than a year before any decision is reached, and University of Pittsburgh law professor John Burkoff said it could be even longer if the court decides it wants two new justices, who will be elected ...

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  9. Giants free agent fullback Henry Hynoski turns attention to students at Kennedy SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... message has served Hynoski well. He's set to enter his fifth NFL season and has a degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where he was a business-marketing major. Hynoski also intends to go back to school after his playing career to become a ...

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  10. Ron Cook: Pttt senior guard displays Wright stuff on and off courtRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... in the NCAA tournament. Asked if Pitt would be intimidated by the Gators, he sneered and said, "The University of Pittsburgh is never intimidated by anyone. Not in academics. Not in basketball. Not in football. Not in anything." It's fair to think ...

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  11. Pitt senior Phillips-Nwankwo eyeing different pathRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... school yet.'” Phillips-Nwankwo spent the last three summers shadowing physicians at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. During one evaluation, Dr. Luke Henry turned the tables on his protege. The clinical neuropsychologist handed the ...

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  12. Suspect jailed in heroin-related prosecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... they are trying to curb a heroin epidemic in Allegheny County. OverdoseFreePA, a website run by the University of Pittsburgh, tracked 256 overdose deaths in the county in 2014, including 139 from heroin. Mishra had already been convicted of selling ...

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  13. Our view: Erie ripe for municipal cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... a former five-term Erie County executive who earned her doctorate in political science from the University of Pittsburgh while she was in office. "I thought political science would give me the answers," Lynch said in 2001. "It didn't give me ...

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  14. Suspect jailed while awaiting trial for heroin-supply salesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... said after the hearing. Hickton was relying on statistics from OverdoseFreePA, a website run by the University of Pittsburgh that tracked 256 overdose deaths in the county in 2014, including 139 from heroin, based on death certificate information. ...

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  15. Imam Who Said Ayaana Hirsi Ali Deserved Death Penalty Was Hired By...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... ElBayly, the imam at the Islamic Center of Johnston, protested Ali's scheduled appearance at the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. Ali, a former Dutch parliamentarian who fled Somalia with her family at a young age, has been vocal in her critique ...

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  16. ADHD plus childhood trauma heightens risk for self-harm, suicideRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    ... shaw, authors and researchers on the study are Elizabeth Owens at UC Berkeley, Chardee Galan at the University of Pittsburgh and Arianna Gard at the University of Michigan.

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  17. Pitt Hosts ACC Wrestling Championship On SundayRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Pitt Panthers

    The University of Pittsburgh is scheduled to host its first-ever Atlantic Coast Conference Championship in any sport on campus on Sunday, March 8 when the 61st annual ACC Wrestling Championships visit the Petersen Events Center. In its first season in the ACC last year, Pitt won the regular season dual championship and followed that up with a second place finish behind host Virginia Tech at its first go around at the conference championship.

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  18. Health officials perplexed by vaccination skepticsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

    ... of the polio vaccine, describes how the vaccine is made and tested in his laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh. Around the beginning of the 20th century, vaccines were unregulated and could be as likely to harm a child as protect them. ...

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

    ... of the polio vaccine, describes how the vaccine is made and tested in his laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh. Around the beginning of the 20th century, vaccines were unregulated and could be as likely to harm a child as protect them. ...

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  20. Mike Munchak heads large group of Steelers coaches at Pitt's pro dayRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... coach Mike Munchak just had some time to kill Tuesday morning. More than likely, he stopped by the University of Pittsburgh's Pro Day to get another look at offensive line prospect T.J. Clemmings, one of the more appealing commodities in the 2015 ...

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