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Washington Co. HS Students Accused Of Organizing “Anti-Gay” Day

School officials are investigating after several students at McGuffey High School allegedly organized an “anti-gay day.”

04/17/2015

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Pittsburghers Join In “Fight For $15” Protests With Demonstration In Oakland

The Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice movement.

04/15/2015

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Changes Being Made To Mt. Lebanon Deer Culling Plan

Some changes are being made to a controversial deer culling plan in Mount Lebanon.

02/24/2015

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Anti-Culling Protesters Demonstrate At Mt. Lebanon Meeting

People who are against Mount Lebanon’s controversial plan to thin the deer herd in their community made their voices heard during a commissioners’ meeting and protest on Monday night.

02/23/2015

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Local “Friendship Nine” Protestor Reacts To Judge Tossing Out Civil Rights-Era Convictions

Thomas Gaither, now a retired Slippery Rock University professor, was once a member of the so-called “Friendship Nine.”

01/28/2015

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Hundreds March For Racial Justice On MLK Jr. Day

Hundreds of activists in Pittsburgh marked the day honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday by marching for social justice causes.

01/19/2015

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Pa. School District Upset By Team’s ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Shirts

A western Pennsylvania school district is considering disciplining girls’ basketball players for wearing T-shirts with the words “I Can’t Breathe.”

01/16/2015

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Protesters Call For Removal Of Officer Involved In Leon Ford Shooting

Dozens of people protested Friday night, singing the national anthem and demanding for justice for Leon Ford.

12/12/2014

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Fast Food Workers Demand Higher Wages At Protest Downtown

Dozens of protesters gathered outside of a Downtown Pittsburgh fast food restaurant early this morning.

12/04/2014

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Man Paralyzed In Traffic Stop Halts East Liberty Traffic With Protest

The man who was shot and paralyzed during a traffic stop in November of 2012 brought traffic to a halt in East Liberty Tuesday afternoon when he led a group of demonstrators in a protest.

11/11/2014

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Activists To Protest Oil Firm’s Donation To Breast Cancer Advocacy Group

Activists are protesting an oil and gas firm’s $100,000 donation to a major breast cancer advocacy group.

10/25/2014

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Monaca Plumber Uses Toilets To Protest Parking Complaint

A Monaca plumber has taken plumbing to a new level, using toilets like ones on the roof of his garage, as a form of protest.

09/12/2014

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Ferguson Unrest Felt Locally At East Liberty Rally

The unrest in Ferguson, Mo. Is now being felt at home.

08/19/2014

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25 Protesters Arrested In Union Rallies At UPMC

Organizers say 25 protesters have been arrested during a demonstration for a labor union and higher employee wages at the regional health care giant, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

07/31/2014

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Yellow Cab Drivers Stage Protest Over Alleged Airport Mistreatment

Some Yellow Cab drivers are refusing to pick up passengers at Pittsburgh International Airport as part of a protest.

06/09/2014

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