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Comedian John Pinette, 50, Dies At Pa. Hotel 

John Pinette, the chubby stand-up comedian who portrayed a hapless carjacking victim in the final episode of “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 50.

04/06/2014

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Pa. Teen’s Research Claims Changing Typeface Could Save Millions

A teenager has published a study suggesting the federal government could save millions of dollars a year in printing costs by switching to a thinner typeface that uses less ink.

03/31/2014

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8 Boys Cited For Sexting At Central Pa. School

State police have cited eight teenage boys for harassment for allegedly sending sexually explicit cellphone pictures of themselves to eight girls at a central Pennsylvania high school, in hopes the girls would reciprocate with nude pictures of themselves.

03/25/2014

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Pittsburgh Episcopal Diocese Offering ‘Ashes To Go’

The bishop and priests of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh were marking the beginning of Lent with “ashes to go,” in hopes of reaching people who cannot, or would not feel comfortable, attending an Ash Wednesday service at church.

03/05/2014

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Pa. Woman Accused Of Hiding Heroin In Happy Meals Is ‘Crushed’ By Charges

A woman charged with selling heroin hidden in Happy Meals when she worked for a Pittsburgh McDonalds is “emotionally crushed” by the charges.

02/11/2014

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan cheers against the Cleveland Browns during the game on December 29, 2013 at Heinz Field. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: What Makes A Great Sports Town?

Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?

01/13/2014

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Pa. Turnpike Hiring Ex-FBI Chief To Clean Up Its Image

Spokesman Carl DeFebo confirmed Wednesday that Ray Morrow, the former chief of the Pittsburgh FBI office, will scrutinize alleged theft, fraud and waste within the agency.

01/08/2014

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Homeless Man Found Sleeping Inside Presidential Suite At Chic Pittsburgh Hotel

One man staying at the Omni William Penn downtown had to trade his presidential suite for a jail cell Tuesday night.

11/06/2013

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Gov. Corbett To Formally Kick Off Re-Election Bid

Republican Party officials say Gov. Tom Corbett will be formally announcing his re-election campaign next week with a multi-city tour of the state.

11/01/2013

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Remains Of 3 Missing Pa. Airmen Returned

The Department of Defense said Friday that the remains of three Pennsylvania airmen missing from the Vietnam War and World War II have been identified and returned to their families for burial.

10/11/2013

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Pa. Police Officer Facing Possible Disciplinary Action For Photo Involving Unicorn Mask And Porn Star

An unidentified police officer is facing possible discipline for having his picture taken — while wearing a unicorn mask next to a porn star who had just been thrown out of a Pittsburgh Pirates game for dancing in the aisle.

07/19/2013

Movember: Wacky Mustaches

‘Facial Hair Advocacy And Research Organization’ Moving To Pa.

They’re trying to keep a stiff upper lip in Missouri, but the ruggedly handsome truth is that the American Mustache Institute is relocating from St. Louis to Pittsburgh.

07/12/2013

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Pa. Woman Gives Birth To Nearly 14-Pound Baby

Doctors at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital say they don’t keep official records of the largest baby ever birthed at the facility, but say this infant is the largest they can recall.

07/12/2013

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2 Injured After Pa. Bus Gets Stuck Under Ramp In NYC

Megabus spokesman Mike Alvich says two passengers were treated for minor injuries following the incident Tuesday morning.

07/09/2013

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Police Break Up Massive House Party In Western Pa.

Police say they needed reinforcements from several surrounding departments to break up a house party with an estimated 700 guest that was disrupting traffic in an upscale Pittsburgh suburb.

07/09/2013

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