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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relieved to hear the news the charges against him, in a case that generated widespread community attention, have been withdrawn for now.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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Teacher, Officer Encounter In Homewood Prompts Another Police-Community Relations Meeting

It was a meeting about how to improve community relations with police, but the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher had an encounter with an officer.

06/27/2013

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Teacher Arrested In Homewood; Community Activists Accuse Police Of Overreacting

About two dozen people gathered Wednesday night outside the Pittsburgh Zone 5 Police Station after an incident on Kelly Street in Homewood where there was a meeting of a group called the Community Empowerment Association.

06/27/2013

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Education Advocates Protest Funding Cuts In Harrisburg

Hundreds of teachers and public school supporters rallied in Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon hoping to stall school closings and layoffs this fall.

06/25/2013

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Parents Of Slain W.Va. Girl Call Off Protest

Monday morning – David and Mary Neese planned to protest outside the Greene County Coroner’s Office on West High Street in Waynesburg out of pure frustration.

06/24/2013

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Washington Co. Drilling Supporters Call For State Rep.’s Resignation

Cecil Township Supervisor Elizabeth Cowden had a very personal reason for making the four-hour trip from Washington County to Harrisburg Tuesday.

06/18/2013

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Dozens Hold Protest Outside Mayor’s Office Over Ad Campaign

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s political ad campaign against Councilman Bill Peduto brought dozens of protestors to his office today.

05/02/2013

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Dozens Protest Privatization Of Beaver County-Run Nursing Home

At the Beaver County Commissioner’s meeting there were tears from those with loved ones at Friendship Ridge nursing home.

02/14/2013

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Downtown Protest Held Over Alleged Predator Priest

A protest will be held downtown Wednesday afternoon to urge the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese to break their silence about an alleged predator priest who used to work in the city.

01/23/2013

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