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Ever wonder why older houses in Pittsburgh often have a toilet in the basement with no walls around it?

Ever wonder why older houses in Pittsburgh often have a toilet in the basement with no walls around it? | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Ever wonder why older houses in Pittsburgh often have a toilet in the basement with no walls around it? 

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Red-bellied piranha found in North Park Lake - Allegheny County

Red-bellied piranha found in North Park Lake - Allegheny County | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Red-bellied piranha found in Allegheny County's North Park Lake near Pittsburgh.

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City plans 'huge' police presence for aftermath of Stanley Cup game, but cautions fans

City plans 'huge' police presence for aftermath of Stanley Cup game, but cautions fans | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh authorities say “the eyes of the world are upon us” and ask revelers to have fun but to be respectful after tonight’s Pens game.
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Go Pens! Fans - let's be careful out there. Fire = bad.

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Your guide to Pittsburgh's 2015 Light Up Night

Your guide to Pittsburgh's 2015 Light Up Night | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

The holidays are approaching fast. Here is a guide to Pittsburg's light up night.

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Plan to share data from license plate readers with police raises questions

Plan to share data from license plate readers with police raises questions | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The Pittsburgh Parking Authority uses license plate recognition technology that allows its patrol cars to automatically read every plate they pass and check for parking violations.
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EDMC to close 15 Art Institute locations

EDMC to close 15 Art Institute locations | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The decision will immediately impact 200 employees, although the campuses will remain open until current students complete their education.
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19 Ways Pittsburgh IS “Quirky”

19 Ways Pittsburgh IS “Quirky” | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Stand proud, Pittsburgh: Our brand of quirky is a good thing — positive, uplifting, fun, colorful, imaginative.
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The Big Guide to Coworking Spaces in Pittsburgh

Striking out on your own this year? Coworking is growing in Pittsburgh. Here’s a list of places where you can set up camp—for cooks, coders and every kind of entrepreneur.
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Hey Pittsburgh! Did you know "jagoff" is not in the dictionary?

Hey Pittsburgh! Did you know "jagoff" is not in the dictionary? | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Hey Pittsburgh! Did you know "jagoff" is not in the dictionary?

It's true. All sorts of silly words are regularly added to Webster's dictionary, usually when they become more commonly used. "Jagoff", however, is not...

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Man rescued after car ends up on Mount Washington hillside

Man rescued after car ends up on Mount Washington hillside | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Emergency responders save a driver whose car went off Grandview Avenue, through a metal fence and down the side of Mount Washington.
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Vintage Cars On Parade In Pittsburgh Grand Prix

Vintage Cars On Parade In Pittsburgh Grand Prix | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Classic car buffs were treated to a celebration of the automobile in four places around Pittsburgh Wednesday.
Before they got there, the cars paraded through Downtown as part of the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix.
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You're still paying a lot of money to save the Pittsburgh Penguins

You're still paying a lot of money to save the Pittsburgh Penguins | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The Penguins threatened Pennsylvania with relocation so they'd get free money for their new arena. 15 years earlier, the Flyers kindly turned down out-of-state money and built their arena without public funds.
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Hip Loft Apartments Attracting More & More People To The Strip District

Hip Loft Apartments Attracting More & More People To The Strip District | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There’s a place in the City of Pittsburgh where the population is exploding.
The Strip District has tripled in population in the past 15 years, and it’s expected to double in the next couple of years.
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UPMC, Highmark agree on limited basis to continue care for seriously ill

UPMC, Highmark agree on limited basis to continue care for seriously ill | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Elected officials in Harrisburg reached a deal with health care giants UPMC and Highmark Inc., but it wasn't what the insurer and thousands of its members in the Pittsburgh region were hoping for....

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John Fetterman on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

John Fetterman on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Cleveland cops call for a brief open-carry gun ban, and Larry discusses Melania Trump's plagiarism controversy with John Fetterman, Rory Albanese and Robin Thede.
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Houston Harbaugh Named to U.S. News-Best Lawyers' 2016 Best Law Firms

Houston Harbaugh Named to U.S. News-Best Lawyers' 2016 Best Law Firms | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Houston Harbaugh, P.C. has been named to the 2016 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers’® “Best Law Firms.” ... “Metropolitan Tier 1” firm in Health Care Law
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More Rebuildable Vehicles Available Now

More Rebuildable Vehicles Available Now | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
More Rebuildable Vehicles Available Now
We have some awesome rebuildable project cars for you this week in our Rebuildables… - Novak Auto Parts Inc - Google+
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2015 EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta

2015 EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

2015 EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta kicks off on Friday, July 3rd... #yougottaregatta #Pittsburgh

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'Slide The City' 1000 ft Slip & Slide coming to Pittsburgh area

'Slide The City' 1000 ft Slip & Slide coming to Pittsburgh area | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
"Slide the City" is a family-friendly event with a giant, 1,000-foot water slide that will be set up in South Park.
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Hmm... Sunny Slopes in the winter time is an extreme sled riding legend. It is pretty steep with not much of a run-out at the bottom. Putting a big slip & slide on it is going to be... AWESOME! And it is in my neighborhood! 

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Phipps simplifies grocery shopping with Green Light Foods app

Phipps simplifies grocery shopping with Green Light Foods app | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Phipps and Let's Move Pittsburgh launch Green Light Foods app to encourage healthy eating.
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Pitt Releases Racial Disparity Report

The University of Pittsburgh, in concert with the Heinz Endowment, has released, “Pittsburgh’s Racial demographics 2015: Differences and Disparities.”

The report is not encouraging...


http://patricknightingale.com/pitt-releases-racial-disparity-report/

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Video: Massive brawl during Pittsburgh high school...

Video: Massive brawl during Pittsburgh high school... | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Three local high school football players have been disciplined for their roles in a fight during Friday night’s Perry vs. Westinghouse football game.

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Now Arriving at Pittsburgh International: Fracking

Now Arriving at Pittsburgh International: Fracking | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Pittsburgh’s airport is struggling financially and mired in debt.


For salvation, airport officials are looking down — about 6,000 feet. The quiet runways, it turns out, are sitting on enough natural gas to run the whole state of Pennsylvania for a year and a half.

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Search Could Begin Again For Missing B-25 Bomber In Mon River

Search Could Begin Again For Missing B-25 Bomber In Mon River | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – On the last day of January in 1956, a B-25 bomber crashed into the Monongahela River near what is now the Homestead Grays Bridge. Ever since, it has been one of the great mysteries of Pittsburgh.
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Western Pa. implores US House to pass Fighting Hunger Incentive Act

Western Pa. implores US House to pass Fighting Hunger Incentive Act | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Western Pa. implores US House to pass Fighting Hunger Incentive Act
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Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank CEO Lisa Scales gives Sen. Bob Casey Jr. a tour of the facility's warehouse during his visit there in January.
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Children’s Museum offers theme days, discounts

Children’s Museum offers theme days, discounts | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh will be celebrating summer every day with “summer sale” activities. The “Play Is On Sale” promotion, from July 19 to Aug. ...
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