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Mauling Victim’s Grandfather Says Family Is Coping Day By Day

It’s been three weeks since the death of 2-year-old Maddox Derkosh, the little boy who fell into the African Painted Dogs exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. The city has watched and grieved with the family, but hasn’t heard from the family until now.

11/26/2012

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Funeral Service Held For Zoo Tragedy Victim

There was an outpouring of support for a local family who buried their 2-year-old son after an unfortunate accident at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium last weekend. The funeral service for little Maddox Derkosh was held at St. Bernard Church in Mount Lebanon around 10 a.m. Friday.

11/09/2012

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Toy Truck Donations Arrive By The Hundreds At Mauling Victim’s Visitation

There is an outpouring of support for the family of the little boy who was killed after falling into an animal exhibit over the weekend at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

11/08/2012

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Mayor Ravenstahl Calling For Changes At Zoo After Boy’s Death

The Mayor of Pittsburgh is calling for changes at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium following the mauling death of a young boy over the weekend when he fell into an exhibit.

11/08/2012

Facebook Page Raising Money For Mauling Victim’s Family

A local teacher and mother is reaching out to help the family of the boy who was killed after falling into an exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

11/06/2012

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Pittsburgh Zoo Reopens In Wake Of Tragedy

The Pittsburgh Zoo has reopened two days after a toddler was mauled after falling into an exhibit with wild dogs. There are somber reminders of the tragedy throughout the zoo.

11/06/2012

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Zoo To Reopen After Boy’s Death In African Painted Dogs Exhibit

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium reopens its doors Tuesday morning for the first time since late Sunday morning when a 2-year-old boy fell into an animal exhibit and was mauled by a wild pack of dogs.

11/05/2012

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Zoo Tragedy Witness: “It Was A Gruesome Sight”

For those who were also at the African Painted Dog exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium on Sunday, the death of a 2-year-old boy was an unimaginable sight. One they will never forget.

11/05/2012

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Friends Shocked & Upset Following Boy’s Death At Pittsburgh Zoo

Friends of Elizabeth Derkosh, the mother of the 2-year-old boy who died after falling into the African Painted Dog exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, say they want people to have more compassion regarding what happened at the zoo on Sunday.

11/05/2012

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Zoo Officials Consider Future Of African Painted Dogs Exhibit

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium was inspected over the summer and accredited by a national organization in September. But inspectors will now be back, in light of the accident that left a little boy dead over the weekend. It’s a step that’s required. Meanwhile, zoo officials are considering the future of the exhibit.

11/05/2012

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Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Nov. 5, 2012

In case you were to busy to catch a portion of Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News with Bill Rehkopf, here’s what you may have missed.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/05/2012

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County Executive Wants RAD Funds For Port Authority

For almost two decades, a penny of every dollar you’ve spent in Allegheny County has gone to the Regional Asset District Board — the “RAD” board for short — a group of appointed members who decide how and where one percent of county sales tax money is spent.

09/17/2012

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Baby Black Rhino Important Arrival For Pittsburgh Zoo

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is welcoming an important new addition to their family. The zoo is now home to a baby black rhinoceros.

09/13/2012

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Best 5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In Pittsburgh

Summer break from school is a great opportunity to explore and investigate what the Pittsburgh region has to offer. Explore a vast array of cultural, educational and recreational pursuits for the entire family. Pittsburgh and the surrounding cities provide scenic vistas, riverfront playtime and a skyline that draws people to the plethora of exciting area options for the whole family all year. The most fun, however, should be enjoyed before the kids strap on those school bags.

08/24/2012

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Dave Crawley Swims With The Sharks At PPG Aquarium

I always thought “swimming with the sharks” was just an expression. But the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium invited me to celebrate Shark Week with a swim in a tank populated by five sand tiger sharks.

08/14/2012

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