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Reading Residents Say “Ugly” Christmas Tree Is Ruining Holiday Spirit

A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly.

18 hours ago

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Local Preschoolers Help Set New World Record For Literacy

A total of 240 Pittsburgh pre-schoolers gathered in the West Lounge of Heinz Field Thursday morning.

10/30/2014

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Pa. Man Steals Ambulance, Leads Police On Chase

Police say a Pennsylvania man stole an ambulance and led them on a 10-mile chase before he was arrested.

08/09/2014

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Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven From The Joy Kitchen

Megan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.

12/19/2013

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Soldiers And Sailors Remembers Gettysburg Address 150 Years Later

Abraham Lincoln’s immortal speech on the battlefield in Gettysburg is inscribed, in its entirety, on the auditorium wall of Soldiers and Sailors Hall.

11/19/2013

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Vegan Baking Recipes From The Skinny Bitch

Kim Barbouin, author of the Skinny Bitch series, shares her favorite vegan sweets recipes so you can bake up a storm.

09/25/2013

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Best Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

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Taylor Swift’s Childhood Home In Pa. On Market

Taylor Swift’s childhood home in Pennsylvania is on the market, but fans looking to “Begin Again” in Pennsylvania may be too late.

08/03/2013

Steelers’ Woodley Stresses Importance Of Education To Kids

Being an All-Pro linebacker in a football crazy town like Pittsburgh has some benefits. Today, LaMarr Woodley visited with hundreds of school kids to share his story about why education is so important.

07/09/2013

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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Pittsburgh

Children of all ages may find new avenues in reading events with a myriad of choices at local libraries and learning centers in the Pittsburgh region.

05/31/2013

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Most Community-Centered Bookstores in Pittsburgh

These great Pittsburgh bookstores have special events that engage the community of booklovers in Pittsburgh.

05/20/2013

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Vehicle Lands On Roof In Turnpike Crash

At least two people have been injured following an accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike this afternoon.

05/10/2013

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Local Teacher Competes In National Contest By Reading All Day

For the principal at Grandview Upper Elementary School in Tarentum, this is a great day. Heather Hauser gets to spend the day doing something she absolutely loves, which is reading all day long.

11/13/2012

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A-Plus Schools’ Report For City Students “Disheartening, Disappointing” For Superintendent

The news is not good when it comes to the academic achievement of students in Pittsburgh Public Schools. The A-Plus Schools’ annual report was released Monday.

11/12/2012

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5 Must-Read Books By Pittsburgh Authors

Pittsburgh’s universities and ethnically-diverse neighborhoods are known for breeding creativity. These five writers made a name for themselves using their Pittsburgh neighborhood and university connections. Make these titles must reads on your summer book list.

06/25/2012

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