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City Seeing Resistance To New Bike Lanes, Calling It “Bikelash”

The mayor calls it “bikelash” — a resistance to change for a healthier, more vibrant city.

06/25/2015

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Pittsburgh’s Top Cop Says Police Have To Be More Transparent, Better Communicators

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay wants to see his department return to the original roots of police.

05/02/2015

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YMCA Hosting Healthy Kids Day This Weekend

The YMCA has big plans for this weekend.

04/22/2015

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Bettis, Bleier Giving Back To Community By Supporting United Way

It took a bit of broken field running to get past admiring fans in the halls of KDKA-TV.

02/25/2015

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Nearly 1,000 Gather To Improve Community Relations With Police

Protesters marched down Center Avenue Sunday afternoon to rally at the Hill’s Freedom Corner.

01/04/2015

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Restoration Of August Wilson’s Home Provides Opportunity For At-Risk Men

The childhood home of famed playwright August Wilson, in the Hill District, is being restored.

12/22/2014

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Community Effort Helps Christmas Comes Early For Monaca Family

Christmas came a little early for a well deserving family in Beaver County.

12/22/2014

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35 Years Later, Jubilee Kitchen Continues To Serve Community

Hundreds of people in the Pittsburgh area got free Thanksgiving meals today from charitable organizations.

11/27/2014

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Pittsburgh Officials Brace For Possible Outbursts To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

The governor of Missouri has declared a state of emergency ahead of a grand jury’s decision on whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged in the shooting of Michael Brown.

11/18/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/11/2014

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Family, Community Devastated After McKeesport Fatal Fire

A family and community are devastated after a raging fire swept through a McKeesport home early Saturday morning, claiming the lives of six people and injuring another.

10/18/2014

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Police Chief On Rash Of Murders: Pittsburgh Police Officers “Care A Lot”

The organization, The Hazelwood Initiative, had a public safety forum scheduled weeks before Monday’s fatal shooting in Glen Hazel.

10/14/2014

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Pirates Celebrate Roberto Clemente Day At Banksville Elementary

Students at Banksville Elementary School, decked from head to toe with Pirate Parrot hats and special No. 21 Roberto Clemente shirts, cheered for the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday afternoon.

09/17/2014

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Peduto Looking To Improve Police-Community Relations With Walking Patrols

It’s something people haven’t seen in Homewood in years, police officers — out of their cars — walking a beat. It’s so-called community-oriented policing, and folks there have taken notice.

09/04/2014

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Community Leaders, Rank And File Ready To Give New Police Chief A Chance

After investigations and scandal, rocky community relations, and a rising homicide rate, Mayor Bill Peduto has for the first time in the history of the Pittsburgh Police Bureau selected an outsider as chief.

09/03/2014

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