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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relieved to hear the news the charges against him, in a case that generated widespread community attention, have been withdrawn for now.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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Community Rallies For Steubenville Youth

More people gathered Saturday to rally after the alleged rape of a teenage girl by members of the Steubenville High School football team.

01/12/2013

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Walmart Workers Could Strike On Black Friday

Some Walmart employees across the country, including here in Pittsburgh, are planning to walk out on Black Friday.

KDKA-TV–11/19/2012

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Protestors Want Highmark And WPAHS To Work Out Differences

Some say that a deal would make health care in the Pittsburgh area more competitive and lead to better patient care.

10/24/2012

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Victim’s Family Protests Judge’s Ruling In McKees Rocks Shooting

A protest was held outside the Allegheny County Jail Monday. A judge ruled a teenage girl who is accused of first-degree murder will be allowed out of jail so she can attend high school. But the ruling didn’t sit well with the victim’s family.

10/15/2012

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