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PETA To Protest Carriage Rides In Pittsburgh

For nearly 20 years, Mike Wertz has been operating horse drawn carriages in the Pittsburgh area. But on Saturday, PETA, the people for the ethical treatment of animals, are protesting Wertz’ carriage rides.

12/06/2013

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NCAA To Restore Penn State Football Scholarships

The NCAA says it will gradually restore football scholarships taken from Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, saying the school has made significant changes to its athletics programs.

09/24/2013

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Penn State Trustees Greeted By Protesters At Meeting

About 200 chanting protestors greeted members of the Penn State Board of Trustees Friday when they showed up for a meeting in State College, Pa.

09/20/2013

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Hundreds Rally Against UPMC, Call For Change

Several local politicians were joined by hundreds of demonstrators Saturday to Rally against healthcare provider UPMC.

09/07/2013

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Few Bare It All At ‘GoTopless’ Rally Downtown

A handful of women and men walked from downtown Pittsburgh to Point State Park without their shirts Sunday afternoon.

08/25/2013

Millennium Force at Cedar Point, Sandusky Ohio

Theme Park Cancels Wedding Promo After Gay Marriage Protest

An amusement park in Ohio is canceling a wedding contest after a gay couple organized a protest against the promotion.

08/20/2013

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GoTopless Rally Coming To Pittsburgh

Go Topless.org will host a rally on Sunday Aug. 25 in honor of Women’s Equality Day from 3 until 6 in the evening beginning at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/19/2013

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Some Local Bars Join Russian Vodka Boycott Movement Over Anti-Gay Law

Some local bars and restaurants are boycotting Russian Vodka.

08/03/2013

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Protestors Demand Action From Justice Dept. In Zimmerman Verdict

One day after President Obama spoke out on the George Zimmerman verdict, protestors returned to the Federal Building in Downtown Pittsburgh.

07/20/2013

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Some Upset Over Decision To Close Ellwood City Hospital Obstetrics Dept.

Some Lawrence County residents are upset with the decision to close Ellwood City Hospital’s obstetrics department. Forty-four hospitals statewide have already done the same thing.

07/19/2013

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Group Protests Zimmerman Verdict Outside Mayor’s Office

A group of people have staged a sit-in outside of the Mayor’s Office in Pittsburgh in support of Trayvon Martin.

07/17/2013

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Officer Involved In Teacher’s Controversial Arrest Reassigned

The arrest of a local teacher outside of a community meeting in Homewood led to protests outside the Pittsburgh Police Zone 5 station. The charges were eventually dropped, but now the police officer involved in the arrest has been reassigned to desk duty.

07/12/2013

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D.A. Drops Charges Against Teacher Arrested Outside Community Meeting

Teacher Dennis Henderson was relieved to hear the news the charges against him, in a case that generated widespread community attention, have been withdrawn for now.

07/09/2013

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Protestors Demand Charges Be Dropped Against Arrested Teacher

It was initially a meeting about how to improve community relations with police. However, the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher was arrested last week.

07/04/2013

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Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion Shelved

On Wednesday, a state Senate committee gave up its effort to expand the state’s Medicaid program to tens of thousands of uninsured Pennsylvanians.

KDKA-TV–07/03/2013

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