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Teachers, Staff Train With Police For Active Shooters At Penn Trafford HS

We’re seeing these drills more and more, first responders preparing for an active shooter on school grounds.

10/17/2014

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Cranberry Schools Prepare For The Worst With Active Shooter Training

Haine Elementary and Middle School in Cranberry Township, Butler County was transformed into a law enforcement crisis zone this afternoon.

10/13/2014

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Pittsburgh Technical Institute Preparing Students For Oil & Gas Industry

The course has rigorous demands and is highly technical – taught in a language few of us would understand.

09/23/2014

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Heated Debate Over Fire Safety In North Versailles

The North Versailles Commissioners voted to approve a new ordinance about fire safety in the township.

08/22/2014

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Furry Tails: Bruiser Woods & Rufus!

Well, I’ve never had the urge to try the “bend and snap,” but I have always wanted to meet Bruiser Woods!

06/17/2014

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Baby Zebras Get Special Training At Pittsburgh Zoo

The Pittsburgh Zoo is preparing to debut two 1-year-old baby zebras, which came from a breeder in Pennsylvania.

06/17/2014

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More Schools Taking Part In Active Shooter Training Drills

In the wake of Columbine and Newtown, school fire drills are being replaced with something called an active shooter or intruder drill.

05/26/2014

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Sailing Gold Medalist Enjoying CrossFit Training Success

Her list of accomplishments is long, but a gold medal Olympic sailor isn’t slowing down.

05/08/2014

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Emergency Workers Being Trained To Treat Injured K-9s

Almost every day, first responders put their lives on the line. Their K-9 partners do the same. Now, a new class is training emergency workers to treat injured working dogs.

04/02/2014

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Teachers Union Opposes $40 Mil Grant’s New Evaluation System

Gathering in the cold, community leaders and parents called on the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers to adopt high standards of evaluation — saying lower standards hurt teachers, parents.

02/17/2014

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Volunteers Get Drunk To Help Officers With DUI Detection Training

Just in time for Super Bowl weekend, some people volunteered to get drunk, so police officers could have a better idea of what to look for when they’re identifying drunk drivers.

01/31/2014

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Handlers, K-9 Officers Form Very Special Bond

When a police officer and his K-9 partner work together, they develop an extremely close relationship.

01/31/2014

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U.S. Airman Killed In Helicopter Crash Comes Home

The winter weather has delayed the return of a fallen U.S. Airman killed earlier this month in a helicopter crash in England.

01/23/2014

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Kennedy Township To Honor Fallen Airman With Procession

Kennedy Township is planning to honor the local U.S. Airman killed earlier this month in a helicopter crash in England.

01/21/2014

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Kennedy Township Man Killed In England Military Helicopter Crash

An England military helicopter crash killed four U.S. Air Force crewmembers, including a man from Kennedy Township.

01/08/2014

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