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Living Pittsburgh’s Free and Affordable Events Listing

Living Pittsburgh’s Free and Affordable Events Listing | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The best of Pittsburgh on any budget! Free Pittsburgh events, affordable Pittsburgh activities, food & drink specials, bargains, Pittsburgh sales, Pittsburgh discounts, coupons, BOGO's, and other great Pittsburgh deals.
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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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Rebuilding the Steel City

Rebuilding the Steel City | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh thrives now after hitting rock bottom when the steel industry collapsed (Video: Pittsburgh now thrives after hitting rock bottom when the steel industry collapsed http://t.co/nNuWJwi5D9)...
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Point Breeze artist shows another side of least-livable town

Point Breeze artist shows another side of least-livable town | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh has earned the title of “America’s Most Livable City” several times. But artist Hyla Willis of Point Breeze wants you to be aware of ...
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Ker Communications in Pittsburgh is now a Certified Google Partner

Ker Communications in Pittsburgh is now a Certified Google Partner | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Whether you are looking for a trustworthy search engine marketing advisor, or truly talented PPC ad campaign management, it can be difficult to find an online marketing provider you can trust.



"Google Partners are online marketing companies, trusted by Google. Their businesses are healthy, their clients are happy, and they use Google best practices."


Ker Communications, a Pittsburgh based inbound marketing company which already has a reputation for effective, legitimate search engine optimization and other online marketing services, has recently been certified as a Google Partner...


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Marijuana-growing operation called largest in Pittsburgh in 25 years

Marijuana-growing operation called largest in Pittsburgh in 25 years | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it


Marijuana-growing operation called largest in Pittsburgh in 25 years
The Drug Enforcement Administration has joined Pittsburgh police and the Allegheny County Crime Lab in processing the scene.

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High water, swift currents delay start of boating season in Western Pa.

High water, swift currents delay start of boating season in Western Pa. | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

The best place for boaters to enjoy two of the area's three rivers this Memorial Day weekend is the shoreline, river experts say...

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Pittsburgh's East Liberty one of 10 up-and-coming neighborhoods around the USA

Pittsburgh's East Liberty one of 10 up-and-coming neighborhoods around the USA | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
We list ten of the most promising city neighborhoods for rebirth.
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Planes, Trains and Horse-Drawn Carriages: A Brief History of Pittsburgh Transportation

Planes, Trains and Horse-Drawn Carriages: A Brief History of Pittsburgh Transportation | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Everything that makes Pittsburgh awesome today.


"Shipping and transportation built the Steel City. In the heyday of freight trains, Pittsburgh’s proximity to navigable rivers made it a natural hub for cargo headed inland..."


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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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Firefighters return to scene of blaze that destroyed 13 Mt Oliver Homes

Firefighters return to scene of blaze that destroyed 13 Mt Oliver Homes | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Firefighters returned Monday morning to the scene of a fire that quickly spread in Mount Oliver in Pittsburgh Sunday, destroying 13 homes and leaving at least 50 people displaced.

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Blockbuster movie could make 2014 Pittsburgh's best year for film, TV production

Blockbuster movie could make 2014 Pittsburgh's best year for film, TV production | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Blockbuster movie could make 2014 Pittsburgh's best year for film, TV production
Jake Gyllenhaal poses at the premiere of his film 'Prisoners' at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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The medical residency racket

The medical residency racket | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The medical residency racket Pittsburgh Post Gazette This complete lack of an efficient labor market is why (despite a recognition of the limits of collective bargaining) we want to explore an option that mandates we have a larger say in the...
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Mayor of Pittsburgh to marry 20 same-sex couples in mass ceremony

Mayor of Pittsburgh to marry 20 same-sex couples in mass ceremony | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The Mayor of Pittsburgh has announced he plans to marry up to 20 same-sex couples at Pride next month, to celebrate marriage equality in Pennsylvania.
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Steelworkers Rally in Pittsburgh in Support of Protecting Steel

Steelworkers Rally in Pittsburgh in Support of Protecting Steel | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

On Monday, May 19th hundreds of Steelworkers, labor leaders, elected officials, and steel industry leaders rallied in Pittsburgh to support of good steel jobs which are threatened by illegal dumping of steel pipe ...

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CMU helps Microsoft keep Bing user information secure

CMU helps Microsoft keep Bing user information secure | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

"When you sign up to use a web service, companies such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft make a promise about how they will or will not use your personal information. But it can be a labor-intensive and difficult task to ensure the millions of lines of code in their systems operate consistently with those privacy promises.


This challenge has led a team of researchers at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University and Microsoft Research  to develop a system for automating these compliance checks..."

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Public invited to give its two cents for Pittsburgh's next five-year recovery plan

Public invited to give its two cents for Pittsburgh's next five-year recovery plan | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

The public has been invited to weigh in on how the city formulates its next five-year recovery plan...

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