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Movie Review: Blended

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore are back with their third collaboration of a romantic comedy, Blended.

05/22/2014

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Controversy Surrounds Planet Aid Organization’s Collection Boxes

This frigid winter’s been tough on everybody here in McKeesport, but especially the destitute and the homeless. So the winter clothes giveaway by the organization, Planet Aid, couldn’t come at a better time.

03/04/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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68 Dead, Kenyan Officials Say Assault To End Siege Begins

Kenyan security forces launched a “major” assault late Sunday on the upscale Nairobi mall where an unknown number of hostages are being held by al-Qaida-linked militants, in an operation officials said would end the two-day standoff that had already killed 68 people.

09/21/2013

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Priest With Ties To Pittsburgh Murdered In Africa

An African Priest who graduated from Duquesne University was gunned down and murdered in Africa.

KDKA-TV–02/20/2013

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Black History Month: African Arts & Culture

Earlier this month, a University of Pittsburgh alumnus donated eight important African artifacts in honor of an African American history professor.

02/15/2013

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Africa Meets Appalachia In New Exhibit At August Wilson Center

Africa meets Appalachia in a vibrant exhibit at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.

02/15/2012