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36K Selfies Used To Create Earth Day Mosaic

To celebrate “Earth Day,” NASA asked people around the world to share a selfie for a mosaic. More than 36,000 photos were used to create the image. NASA aimed to promote environmental awareness with the […]

05/23/2014

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Contest Offers Fans Chance To Be Extra In “Star Wars”

“Star Wars” fans, how’d you like to be in Episode VII?

05/22/2014

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Several Tons Of Hummus Recalled Over Listeria Concern

Several tons of hummus are being voluntarily recalled after listeria was found in one batch.

05/22/2014

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Episcopal Deacon Walking To End Poverty Across America

Lou Ness is an Episcopal deacon. The 65-year-old grandmother has walked into Pittsburgh for a lofty mission.

05/21/2014

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Elementary School Makes “Lip Dub” Of “Happy”

After a bunch of local high schools made “lip dub” videos of students and staff singing “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, a local elementary school decided to join in the fun.

05/21/2014

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New Jake Gyllenhaal Movie Casting Extras Ahead Of Filming

First, it was Russell Crowe, and now Jake Gyllenhaal is returning to Pittsburgh to make another movie.

05/20/2014

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Pirates Announce Military Appreciation Night

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced their “Military Appreciation Night” for this season.

05/20/2014

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Fragrance Free Day

Women for a Healthy Environment are asking Pittsburgh companies and employees to go “Fragrance Free” on Tuesday.

05/20/2014

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Notre Dame Selling Pieces Of Its Stadium Grass

If you’re a fan of Notre Dame, you can own a piece of the football stadium.

05/19/2014

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Game Commission Installs Camera Above Osprey Nest

Pittsburgh’s celebrity eagles will have to put their egos aside and share the spotlight.

05/16/2014

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GM Issues Five New Recalls

Another recall from General Motors.

05/16/2014

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Rain Doesn’t Dampen First Farmers Market Of Season In Market Square

Multicolored umbrellas added a splash of brightness to rain soaked Market Square, as the Thursday Farmers Market opened its 10th season.

05/15/2014

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Pyrofest Tickets Now On Sale

If you love fireworks, mark May 24 on your calendar.

05/14/2014

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CitiParks Opening Farmers’ Markets

CitiParks is opening its first farmers’ markets of the season.

05/12/2014