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Get Marty: Obscure Pa. Law Causes Battle Between Grieving Family, Cemetery

A Beaver County family reached out to KDKA and Get Marty after the loss of a loved one and a battle with a local cemetery.

09/25/2014

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Thieves Go After More Than 100 Flag Holders Used For Veterans’ Graves

The metal flag holders being used on veterans’ graves have become a popular target for thieves.

09/23/2014

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Possible Expansion Of “Night Of The Living Dead” Festival Causing Controversy

Since 2008, fans of the movie “Night of the Living Dead” have flocked to the place where it all began 46 years ago in Evans City. The movie introduced the undead ghouls or zombies.

05/14/2014

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Brothers Return To Pittsburgh To Find Mother’s Gravesite Neglected

The Pittsburgh Marathon is bringing a lot of people back to town this weekend, but for a pair of brothers who grew up in Sherdan, the trip back home has become a painful one.

05/02/2014

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The 5 Strangest Cemeteries In The World

Check out some of the world’s strangest cemeteries on your next vacation.

02/19/2014

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Stolen Headstones Put On Road As Hazards

State police say someone stole headstones from a northwestern Pennsylvania cemetery – then placed them as road hazards on a nearby street.

12/13/2013

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Paranormal Activity Spooking Up Some Fun At Bethany College

God’s Acre Cemetery in Bethany, W. Va., has an eerie beauty, and a reputation that is eerier still.

10/30/2013

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Antiquated Law Could Save Historic Cemetery

Driving past Oak Grove Cemetery outside of Uniontown, you might not realize how much history it holds.

09/17/2013

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Vandals Litter, Break Grave Markers At Local Cemetery

Ukrainians, persecuted for their traditions, their language and their faith at the turn of the last century, fled their homeland for the mills and mines of the Mon Valley.

07/22/2013

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Butler County Cemetery Vandalized

Bordered by bunches of daylilies, people have been “resting in peace” here at the Mt. Varnum Cemetery, just off Old Brick Road, since it opened in the first-quarter of the 19th century.

07/03/2013

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QR Codes Bring New Technology To Old-Fashioned Gravestones Industry

Memorial Day is a day to remember those who died while serving in the military. It’s also a day that many people go to visit the graves of loved ones.

05/27/2013

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Police Search For Dog That Attacked Man

The search is on for a dog that attacked a man on Diehl Avenue in Carrick Sunday night.

05/20/2013

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Temperatures Continue To Drop

Some light snow showers are expected overnight and light winds will bring already cold temperatures down even more.

01/21/2013

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Volunteers Remember Those Who Served With Wreaths

Volunteers,veterans groups and families gathered at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies and other gravesites around the country, to pay a special holiday tribute to soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.

12/15/2012

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Less Expensive Green Burials Growing In Popularity

Americans spend $12 billion on funerals each year. Caskets, cremation, headstones – they are all familiar terms. But have you ever heard of a green burial? It’s a trend that’s growing in popularity. In fact, Pennsylvania’s first exclusively green cemetery is located in Pittsburgh.

08/02/2012

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