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Franklin Park Native Shot, Killed During Mugging In Indianapolis

Police are looking for suspects after a Franklin Park native was shot and killed early Tuesday morning while out for his early morning walk in Indianapolis.

04/03/2014

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Crowd Sourced Restaurant Passes Funding Goal, Hopes To Open In A Year

Braddock Avenue in Braddock is lined with shuttered buildings, in a city abandoned by steel.

01/06/2014

Locals Help Out Typhoon Victims

Some local people are doing their part to help the victims of the recent typhoon.

11/24/2013

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Ride A Hot Air Balloon At Food Bank Summer Fundraiser

There are a lot of places you can go for a great view of Pittsburgh, like Mt. Washington or the West End overlook.

07/19/2013

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Man Up Run Raises Prostate Cancer Awareness

It’s an effort to get guys to try and prevent a disease that kills about 30,000 men a year.

06/16/2013

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Mon Valley Students Help Build Their Own Playground

Months and months of hard work pay off at a local school, and there is now a new playground at Mon Valley.

KDKA-TV–05/03/2013

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New Pittsburgh Promise Fundraising Effort Announced

A major announcement regarding the Pittsburgh Promise is expected Monday morning.

04/22/2013

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“Crowdfunding” Growing In Popularity As Fundraising Tool

One of the latest trends in fundraising allows people to create a website and pair it with social media to raise money for just about anything.

02/19/2013

“Crowdfunding” Websites

One of the latest trends in fundraising allows people to create a website and pair it with social media to raise money for just about anything.

02/19/2013

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Fire Department Hopes To Raise Money With Comedy Show

The Elfinwild Volunteer Fire Company is hoping to use comedy to raise some extra money.

11/18/2012

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Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Looking To Raise $125 Million

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is hoping to raise $125 million to fund everything from a new high school north of the city to an outreach to evangelize fallen-away Catholics during a new campaign.

10/25/2012

Mitt Romney in Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare ‘Reform’ Justified

According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.

08/08/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry Reid

How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?

08/01/2012

Shuttered Solyndra headquarters (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Solyndra Reunite At High Dollar Fundraiser

One would think that Obama and his White House would want to keep the name Solyndra as far from the headlines as possible. Yet, President Obama is rubbing elbows with key players in the Solyndra stimulus disaster at a high-priced fundraiser where donors paid $35,800-per-person.

07/25/2012

Photo Credit: Caroline Wilson

Runners TEAM Up To Fight Blood Cancer

When University of Pittsburgh senior Shelbi Pellen saw a girl tabling for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on campus one day last fall, she immediately stopped to talk to her. Pellen’s stepdad had been diagnosed with leukemia and she was hoping to maybe donate to the organization.

04/04/2012

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