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Family Of Man Convicted In Deaths Of Mom, Sister & Aunt Believe In His Innocence

Kevin Murphy’s family believes in his innocence, and thought the trial would set him free. But now, as he heads to death row, they are speaking out about what they think happened.

05/09/2013

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Best Swim Classes In Pittsburgh

Families have a great opportunity to engage in swimming activities and lessons as there are many outside public pools and a system of county parks. There are private swim clubs for advanced and beginner levels, too. Many of the swimming lessons are on a pool pass, day pass or discounted days that include water aerobics and the best deal is a free-learn-to-swim category. As the children advance in their training; it may lead to becoming a member of a swim club, but the onus is just a fun, learning experience.

04/26/2013

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Ask A Carpenter: Tips For Building A Kids’ Play Area In Pittsburgh

Video games may be fun but when it comes to keeping kids happy and healthy, nothing beats time outside using the imagination. There’s no better way to encourage outdoor play and creativity than a tree house or play structure, but many families may not know where to start such a project. Local contractor Tom Pieza has a few tips to make creating the playhouse easier so you can start playing sooner.

04/19/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Pittsburgh

Earth Day in Pittsburgh celebrates everything a healthy environment gives us: clean air, sparkling rivers, hiking trails and amazing outdoor spaces in our city. Family-friendly festivals, special events and volunteer activities abound not just on April 22 but throughout the later weeks of April in Pittsburgh. Take part in some or all of these activities in our city this Earth Day.

04/08/2013

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Best Places For Kids’ Summer Art Activities In Pittsburgh

Summer is a great time for kids to jump right into all types of art activities. The Pittsburgh region is a great place to be engaged in art camps, crafts, painting and pottery classes. There are a host of art centers, art studios and museums to learn all aspects of the art world, and have fun at the same time. Festivals and art shows provide an educational experience to learn about the techniques of the artisans.

04/05/2013

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Best Pittsburgh Easter Events For Kids 2013

There is more than a hip and hop to meet the Easter Bunny, as the events are arranged in both educational and historical venues that highlight the culture of the Pittsburgh region. Get your cameras and baskets ready for egg hunts and visits with the all the Easter friends. Hop on the bunny trail to take a tour, make crafts, win prizes and interact with birds and animals. Interactive exhibits and displays make for a memorable Easter experience for the entire family.

03/29/2013

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Best Restaurants for Easter Brunch 2013 in Pittsburgh

Celebrate Easter without all the stress and hassle of cooking. Read on to find out about the five best Easter brunches in Pittsburgh for Easter 2013.

03/20/2013

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McCutchen’s Hometown Helped Shape Player He Is Today

Drive 45 miles east from Tampa, turn right at a small town called Barto, and you’ll soon arrive at another small town, Fort Meade, Fla., home to 6,000 residents, one traffic light and Andrew McCutchen.

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Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A Pittsburgh Fitness Professional

Yoga instructor Erin Bosniak shares tips on how to keep kids happy, healthy, and full of energy through those challenging winter months and the rest of the year.

02/16/2013

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Friends, Family Hold Vigil For Missing Etna Man

Police say 29-year-old Narbole Dean Cheeks went missing Jan. 6.

01/13/2013

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Family Members Testify In Accused Cop-Killer’s Trial

Testimony continued Tuesday in the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing a Penn Hills Police Officer in 2009.

01/08/2013

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Juror Dismissed In Accused Cop-Killer’s Trial

The trial for a man accused of killing a Penn Hills Police officer resumed Monday morning with a juror being dismissed.

01/07/2013

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Paramedic Testifies In Accused Cop Killer’s Trial

The jury in the Ronald Robinson trial heard more recordings from police dispatch calls the night Danyal Morton and Penn Hills Police Officer Michael Crawshaw were killed.

01/04/2013

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Trial Begins For Accused Penn Hills Cop Killer

It’s been more than three years since a Penn Hills Police Officer was shot and killed. Now, after several setbacks, the man accused of killing him is on trial.

01/03/2013

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Pittsburghers Enjoy Going Out On Christmas

While most people like to hang out in the house with friends and family — others like to get out and do something — like go skating.

12/25/2012

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