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Pittsburgh Police Have Few Minority Recruits

Amid the strains of “America the Beautiful,” 26 police recruits marched into the graduation ceremony ready to embark on a career to protect and serve.

07/12/2013

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Firecracker 5K In Brentwood A Source Of Inspiration

The goal of a race is to finish first — at least that is the way we’ve been taught. Today, Rick Dayton was in Brentwood for the Firecracker 5K, where he learned a lot from a woman who finished last.

07/04/2013

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Police And Community Leaders Come Together To Improve Relations

Activists, politicians, and top law enforcement spent three-hours behind closed doors talking about improving relationships between residents and Pittsburgh police, primarily in the city’s zone 5 neighborhoods.

07/01/2013

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Man Collapses, Dies While Running Pittsburgh Half-Marathon

A runner in his early 20s died Sunday in the half-marathon. A month ago, he ran a similar event in New York City.

05/06/2013

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Man Dies During Half Marathon

One man died while running the half marathon Sunday.

05/05/2013

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Jim Colony’s False Start Makes For A Magical GIF

Jim’s explosive start in the Green Tree Derby will never be forgotten, thanks to this utterly breathtaking GIF

93-7 The Fan–05/04/2013

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Andy Sheehan Celebrates Father’s Book Ahead Of Pittsburgh Marathon

KDKA’s Andy Sheehan ran in the Boston Marathon. He is also training for a “half marathon” here in Pittsburgh this weekend. It’s been an eventful few months for Sheehan as he’s also celebrating the anniversary edition of a runners’ classic written by his pioneering father.

05/03/2013

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Security Measures In Full Swing For Upcoming Pittsburgh Marathon

Let the countdown begin. The Pittsburgh Marathon is just 3 days away and organizers say they are ready to roll.

05/02/2013

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West Virginians Weigh In On Brad Paisley’s “Accidental Racist”

Born and raised in Glen Dale, W. Va., Brad Paisley’s parents still live in a house on what is now “Brad Paisley Boulevard” — he is a southern man.

04/09/2013

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Jeff Gordon “Races” With Fans At Rivers Casino

NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon has notched 87 victories in his two decades on the tour.

02/05/2013

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Pittsburgh Cyclists Race The “Dirty Dozen”

Hundreds of Pittsburgh cyclists made their way through some of the city’s steepest hills for the “Dirty Dozen” race.

11/24/2012

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Thousands Take Part In Annual Thanksgiving Morning Turkey Trot

From humble beginnings, the PNC YMCA Turkey Trot had a record crowd Thursday morning. Now in its 22nd year, thousands of runners have made it a must-do every Thanksgiving morning.

11/22/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.

10/05/2012

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Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support Romney

The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.

09/11/2012

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