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Family Finds Dog Safe After Funnel Clouds Sightings In Lawrence Co.

Lawrence County 911 says there are still problems with scattered power outages and localized street flooding in the county, but no reports of major injuries or fatalities.

07/10/2013

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New Device Helps Deaf Child Hear For 1st Time

A little boy in North Carolina who was born deaf — can now hear. He was born without cochlear nerves, which act like a bridge in the ear and help to process and hear sound.

06/20/2013

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Local Waitress Teaching Fellow Employees Sign Language For School Project

Waitress Ashley Carney uses sign language as she waits on Taylor Doyka. Taylor, deaf since birth, appreciates the effort made on her behalf.

03/28/2013

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Allegheny County Crowns First Deaf “Miss Smiling Irish Eyes”

It takes poise and dedication to earn the title of “Miss Smiling Irish Eyes.”

03/15/2013

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Interpreter Says Signing During Emergency Situations Is Long Overdue

A sign language interpreter is receiving overnight fame in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. She’s been by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s side throughout the entire storm, keeping the hearing-impaired community informed. And back here in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald used a sign language interpreter for the first time on Monday.

11/01/2012

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Missing Penn Hills Man Found

PENN HILLS (KDKA) – A missing man, who is both deaf and mute, was located early Sunday morning. According to authorities, Mohammed Saleem, 25, was last seen around 7:30 p.m. in the 200-block of Lynnwood […]

01/22/2011

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