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Pitt Proud As Former Star Aaron Donald Is Named NFL Defensive Rookie Of The Year

For decades, Western Pennsylvania has produced elite football talent. Johnny Unitas, Joe Montana, Dan Marino — to name a few.

01/14/2015

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Local Vets Using Nanotechnology To Help Pets’ Healing

Now, with the introduction of bioengineering, doctors can have tissue made for their patients and veterinarians are having great success using nanotechnology in our pets.

12/22/2014

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Police Looking For Stolen McKeesport WWI Memorial Plaque

Police are trying to track down a stolen bronze plaque that was part of a veteran’s memorial.

12/22/2014

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Icy Roads Lead To Several Crashes

Icy roads led to two accidents involving tractor trailers along Interstate 79.

12/19/2014

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Downtown Holiday Market Prepares For Final Weekend

Many families have traditions that span back decades during the holidays. Downtown Pittsburgh has been working to add another tradition to their list.

12/18/2014

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North Side Food Pantry Goes High-Tech With Donations

There are dozens of social service agencies and churches that operate food pantries around southwestern Pennsylvania. One food bank on the North Side is taking donations in a new high-tech way.

12/17/2014

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Wreaths Across America Aims To Honor Veterans During Holidays

We tend to remember our veterans on Memorial Day and then again on their special day in November. However, an effort called Wreaths Across America wants to make sure they aren’t forgotten at the holidays.

12/15/2014

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Local Veterans Receive Gift Of New Suit For Holidays

The Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania wants to make sure our former military members aren’t forgotten.

12/12/2014

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Salvation Army, Walmart Team Up To Make Christmas Come Early For Local Kids

The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign has been helping people since the late 1800s. This week, the charitable organization paired up to with Walmart to take some kids shopping.

12/10/2014

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Monroeville Teen Gives $5K In Bar Mitzvah Money To Girl With Cancer

A Monroeville teen used his bar mitzvah money to help out another teen fighting a brain tumor.

12/04/2014

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Monetary Donations Important To Charity Organizations During Holiday Season

The holidays are a popular time for giving.

12/03/2014

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Man Arrested For Ambridge Bus Stop Attempted Robberies, Stabbing

Police have arrested a man after two people were nearly robbed, one of which was stabbed, at two Ambridge bus stops.

11/30/2014

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Local Mom Working To Raise Gun Violence Awareness After Son Killed

While much of the nation watches what is happening in Ferguson, Missouri, a local mother wants people to pay attention to what is happening closer to home.

11/26/2014

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Goddard School Students Raising Big Bucks For KDKA Turkey Fund

In Moon Township, some pre-schoolers have already raised more than $1,000 for the KDKA-TV Turkey Fund and the money is still coming in.

11/25/2014

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Kids To Get Christmas Gifts For 1st Time Thanks To Volunteers

Hundreds of volunteers have been working to provide gifts to millions of children who have never received a Christmas present.

11/24/2014

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