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CMU Students Protest Coke’s Olympic Sponsorship

Students at Carnegie Mellon University are protesting Coca-Cola’s sponsorship of the Sochi Olympics.

01/19/2014

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Judge Opts Against Testimony In Penn State Case

A Pennsylvania judge is poised to hear from lawyers for three former Penn State administrators awaiting trial on charges they covered up child sex abuse allegations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

12/17/2013

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Same-Sex Marriage Activists Kick Off Pa. Campaign

Proponents of same-sex marriage are launching a campaign to legalize it in Pennsylvania – the last holdout among the Northeast states.

12/11/2013

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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

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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.

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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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