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Best Bizarre Statues Or Public Art In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is known for its museums where you can visit many famous paintings by serious and famous artists. Pittsburgh is also home to a wide range of free public art that is as accessible as it is bizarre. Read on for a review of some of the more bizarre and creative works of public art.

10/01/2012

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Best Literary Landmarks In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is dotted with landmarks made famous by local writers and the books, plays and songs they wrote. From Lawrenceville to Oakland to downtown, Pittsburgh authors have made their neighborhoods famous both in life and death. Take a literary tour of the city by visiting these top five literary landmarks for a trip back in time you won’t soon forget.

09/24/2012

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CMU Professor Never Imagined Emoticon Would Go Global

Carnegie Mellon University is celebrating the birthday of a popular invention. An invention you probably had no idea was born right here in Pittsburgh.

09/20/2012

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Panel Discusses Role Of Twitter In Covering 2012 Election

It was billed “Campaign Coverage in the Time of Twitter,” a discussion at Carnegie Mellon University on the growing role of social media and internet technology in news coverage of politics.

09/19/2012

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Fact-Checking Mitt Romney On The 47 Percent

When Mitt Romney said 47 percent of Americans don’t pay federal income tax, he was right.

09/18/2012

2013 Best Colleges Rankings Released

The 2013 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings is out, and some local universities and colleges once again made the grade.

09/12/2012

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Local Colleges, Universities Among Nation’s Best In Latest Rankings

The 2013 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings is out, and some local universities and colleges once again made the grade.

09/12/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” LIVE From Gesling Stadium

“Mr. High School Sports” is blogging live from the campus of Carnegie Mellon University as Central Catholic hosts North Hills for a pivotal Northern Eight matchup in Quad-A.

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Hollywood Movie Studio In Our Own Backyard

It turns out that an old steel warehouse in the Strip District has become a lure for movie makers. It’s been transformed into a Pittsburgh version of a Hollywood movie studio.

09/01/2012

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Best Art Curators In Pittsburgh

Andy Warhol once said, “art is what you can get away with.” Pittsburgh’s art curators are custodians of some of the most diverse collections in the world. See the best in the area by referring to this list.

08/27/2012

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Traffic Backs Up As Pitt Students Move In

There were lots of traffic delays around Oakland Tuesday as thousands of freshmen set up shop at the University of Pittsburgh.

08/21/2012

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Heavy Traffic In Oakland Expected As College Students Move In

It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost back to school time for college students. CMU and Pitt students are set to move-in beginning Sunday that will mean some traffic troubles in Oakland.

08/17/2012

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Sky’s The Limit For CMU Robotics

With the words “touch down confirmed,” Mission Control in Houston erupts in a frenzy of elation and relief, as Land Rover “Curiosity” settles safely on the surface of Mars. NASA’s latest venture into space has a picture perfect landing. Photos from Mars are quick to follow.

08/06/2012

Thousands Gather At CMU For President Obama’s Visit

Thousands stood in the intense heat to listen to President Obama speak. Officials at CMU began letting ticketholders in shortly before noon. The line stretched nearly a mile to enter security.

07/06/2012

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CMU Making Final Preparations For Presidential Visit

President Barack Obama jumped aboard a bus today to begin his two-day tour of Ohio and Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh will be the final stop on the president’s tour and he’ll speak at CMU’s Center for the Arts lawn.

07/05/2012

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