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Boston Bridge Reopens To Traffic

Just a few months ago, it was considered one of the most run-down, worn out bridges in our area. On Monday, about 18,000 drivers are getting their first chance to drive on the newly rebuilt Boston Bridge.

10/10/2011

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Crews Offer Look Inside Civic Arena As Demolition Continues

It is the first look inside the Civic Arena since demolition started. Earlier this week, crews started pulling down the iconic building piece by piece.

09/29/2011

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Police Step Up Efforts To Keep Pedestrians, Bicyclists Safe In Oakland

It’s one of the busiest places for pedestrians in the area, but it’s also one of the most dangerous. Forbes Avenue in Oakland has been the scene of dozens of crashes over the last few years, but part of the problem also involves people on foot who don’t obey the law.

09/28/2011

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“Scarehouse” Opening Ushers In Spooky Season

It’s the first day of fall and people are starting to think about scaring up some Halloween fun. Scarehouse is one of this area’s most popular haunted attractions and it’s getting ready to open its doors for the spooky season. This year though, you’ll find some hauntingly familiar scenes behind those doors.

09/23/2011

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Groupon Trouble: Local Business No Longer Honoring Deals

Groupon can help and hinder business for some local restaurants.

09/22/2011

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Facebook Unveils Latest Round Of Changes

If you didn’t get your Facebook fix yet today, you’re potentially in for a rude awakening. The social networking website made some big changes over the weekend.

09/21/2011

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Consumer Reports Offers Tips For Buying Used Cars

These days, many people looking for ways to save on big-ticket items are passing on new cars and buying used. Consumer Reports said buying a used car can be one of the best ways to save a big chunk of money.

09/20/2011

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Point Park Developing New Park For Students

Once a gas station and then a parking lot, a small section of downtown Pittsburgh has been dramatically transformed into an urban oasis.

09/14/2011

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Zambelli To ‘Light The River’ After Pitt-Buffalo Game

Zambelli is famous for its fireworks, but this weekend they’re adding something different to the mix. The company plans to “Light The River” after Pitt’s game against Buffalo at Heinz Field.

08/31/2011

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Consumer Reports Tests CFL & LED Bulbs

In January, new federal regulations on energy efficiency go into effect that will begin to phase out standard incandescent light bulbs.

08/30/2011

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Mac Miller Single Makes Frick Park Market Famous

So far, millions of people have watched Mac Miller’s video on YouTube for his new single, “Frick Park Market.” Business there has been booming.

08/29/2011

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Casino Charter Buses Undergo Spot Inspections

Every day, thousands of people are trying their luck at local casinos. However, for some who take charter buses, they might be gambling with their lives.

08/22/2011

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Life-Size Mouse Trap Game Comes To Science Center

It all starts with a turn of the creaky old wheel – that triggers the giant catapult and the massive teeter totter that hurls bowling balls into the air.

08/11/2011

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1,000 Kids Receive New Backpacks For School

As parents around the region kick off their back-to-school shopping, some students already have a jump start.

08/08/2011

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Filming Of “Batman” Movie Good For Business In Oakland

In the shadow of the Cathedral of Learning, a small enterprise has sprung. For $9, you too can wear the black and gold soon to be made famous by the Gotham Rogues, the team set to take over Heinz Field as part of “The Dark Knight Rises.”

08/05/2011

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