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Remember When: Marine Not Allowed To Wear Uniform To High School Graduation

In 2011 a young Marine just out of boot camp fought a different fight. The 17-year-old North Allegheny student wants to wear her Marine dress blues to her graduation ceremony, but was told she was not permitted to do so.

06/13/2014

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Franklin Regional Celebrates Hope, Resiliency During Graduation Ceremony

It was a night of celebration and looking towards the future in Murrysville Friday as the senior class at Franklin Regional High School donned caps and gowns and received their diplomas.

06/06/2014

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Franklin Regional Seniors Prepare For Graduation

Almost two months after the April 9 stabbings, Franklin Regional High School seniors will say goodbye to the school.

06/06/2014

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Hurdle Gives Speech Of Inspiration To Franklin Regional Graduating Seniors

They’ve been through more than any high school students should ever have to deal with.

06/05/2014

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Gift Guide For The College Graduate

Show your grad how proud you are with a special gift from the heart. Here are a few ideas for your upcoming college graduate.

05/07/2014

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90-Year-Old Pitt Student Graduates Decades After Earning Degree

After years of hard work, several thousand Pitt students now call themselves alumni.

04/27/2014

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Pennsylvania Introduces New Academic Standards, Graduation Requirements

Graduation day is a time for joy, a time for tears, and a time you want to believe that your kid is ready for a career or college.

09/13/2013

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Pittsburgh Police Have Few Minority Recruits

Amid the strains of “America the Beautiful,” 26 police recruits marched into the graduation ceremony ready to embark on a career to protect and serve.

07/12/2013

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Bus Crash Survivor Speaks At Seton Hill U. Commencement

There was a special commencement address Saturday for students at Seton Hill University.

05/11/2013

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Local High School Holds Early Graduation For Military Dad’s Daughter

Jim Burchfield, of the Bethel Park area, is a major in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is shipping out tonight to Afghanistan. But he will be taking along a once-in-a-lifetime memory: his daughter’s high school graduation.

04/02/2013

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Student Allowed To Walk At Graduation, School Board Reverses Decision

A Monessen high school student who was banned from walking at his graduation ceremony will now get to walk with his classmates.

01/22/2013

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Monessen School Board Stands By Vote, Former QB Will Not Walk At Graduation

There are two contentious sides to an unusual case in Westmoreland County. Supporters of former Monessen High School quarterback Chazus Rawlins urged school board to reverse a controversial decision.

01/15/2013

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Student Allegedly Banned From Graduation For Comments On Social Media

Graduation is a mixed bag of emotions for one local high school football player.

01/10/2013

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Think Again About Serving Alcohol At High School Grad Parties

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks to the Director of Lawyer Referral for the Allegheny County Bar Association, Whitney Hughes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/04/2012

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Community Service Effort Celebrates Pittsburgh Promise Graduates

Hundreds of Pittsburgh Promise students are graduating from college, and to celebrate, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl helped kick off a special community service effort.

05/31/2012

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