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Pittsburgh: City in western Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh is a city in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. A population of about 301,048 residents live within the city limits, making it the 66th-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,324,743 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania, and the 27th-largest in the U.S.

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Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez arrested on child porn charges

Vazquez, 28, was arrested at his residence in Pittsburgh
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NFL Week 2 overreactions: Time to start panicking in New Orleans, Pittsburgh

SportsPulse: Injuries to key quarterbacks in Week 2 could reshape the entire league. As Trysta Krick puts it, you are only as good as your current QB situation.
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Videos for Pittsburgh

KFC Has Paired Fried Chicken With Glazed Doughnuts [Video]KFC Has Paired Fried Chicken With Glazed Doughnuts

Kentucky Fried Chicken is now serving donuts at dozens of locations throughout the United States. On Tuesday, the fried chicken chain announced it is testing "Chicken and Donuts" for a limited time...

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U.S. To Seek Death Penalty For Synagogue Shooter [Video]U.S. To Seek Death Penalty For Synagogue Shooter

U.S. prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a Pennsylvania man who shot up a synagogue. Robert Bowers burst into a Pittsburgh synagogue last year with a semi-automatic rifle and murdered 11..

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China tariffs delayed for China tariffs delayed for "Christmas season": Trump

President Trump says the delay in new tariffs on some products imported from China is designed to protect American consumers from higher prices this Christmas shopping season. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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Texas police seek clues to explain Walmart shooting that killed 20 [Video]Texas police seek clues to explain Walmart shooting that killed 20

Police and FBI investigators in Texas searched for clues on Sunday to explain what drove a young gunman from the Dallas area to kill 20 people at a Walmart store hundreds of miles away in the border..

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The Best Obituary Ever, and the Wacky Funeral That Followed

A Connecticut prankster’s newspaper eulogy and irreverent funeral have captured hearts from London to Pittsburgh and back.
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The handyman

There is a superhero in Pittsburgh: 29-year-old Jon Potter, a handyman by trade, who helps out anyone who asks for help no matter what they needed. So far, he has done about a thousand good deeds, but..
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How Antonio Brown came to be released by the Oakland Raiders: What we know now

Antonio Brown forced his way out of Pittsburgh to join the Raiders. So far, that hasn't worked out too well. Here's a recap of all the dramas since.
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Pittsburgh newspaper donates Pulitzer Prize money to synagogue

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has donated its $15,000 Pulitzer Prize winnings to the Tree of Life – Or L'Simcha Congregation, where 11 people were shot and killed​ last October
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U.S. to seek death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

U.S. prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Robert Bowers, the man accused of bursting into a Pittsburgh synagogue last year with a semi-automatic rifle and shooting 11 people to death, according..
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In Pittsburgh, a Bookstore Where ‘Freewheeling Curiosity’ Reigns

At a shop that at times functioned as a sanctuary after the Tree of Life shooting, the owner sees his job as “a moral obligation.”
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Trump touts U.S. energy at Pennsylvania plastics plant

Donald Trump visited a petrochemical plant outside of Pittsburgh today. The factory, which is owned by the Shell Oil Company, is expected to produce more than 1 million plastic pellets each year. But..
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Trump touts energy policies at natural gas plant

President Trump was in Pennsylvania on Tuesday to showcase his administration's energy policy. At a natural gas facility near Pittsburgh, the president touted fossil fuels and U.S. energy production...
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A Giant Factory Rises to Make a Product Filling Up the World: Plastic

Royal Dutch Shell’s plant will produce more than a million tons of plastic, in the form of tiny pellets. Many in the Pittsburgh area see it as an economic engine, but others worry about long-term..
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Pittsburgh shooting suspect makes court appearance

Eleven people were killed and six others wounded Saturday at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh
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2 women stabbed, 1 fatally, in 'random' attack at Pittsburgh bus stop

One of the women was talking to a police officer when the man stabbed her.
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The El Paso Screed, and the Racist Doctrine Behind It

From Pittsburgh to Christchurch, the men who have carried out deadly shootings cite the same fear: the replacement of white people.
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Pirates suspend bullpen coach 2 games for violation

The Pirates have suspended bullpen coach Euclides Rojas for two games because of what it termed a contract violation, Pittsburgh's second suspension this month involving the bullpen
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Phils win in Pittsburgh on Hoskins' HR; fan walks to plate

Baseball Capsules
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Alison Riske: Who is unheralded American who upset No. 1 Ashleigh Barty at Wimbledon?

Alison Riske, a 29-year-old who grew up in the Pittsburgh area, knocked off No. 1 seed Ashleigh Barty in stunning fashion — 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 at Wimbledon.
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Tanaka, Vázquez, Gray, Woodruff added to All-Star rosters

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, Pittsburgh closer Felipe Vázquez and Milwaukee right-hander Brandon Woodruff have been added to rosters for Tuesday's All-Star Game
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Brewers blow big lead, recover to edge Pirates 7-6 in 10

Lorenzo Cain delivered a go-ahead RBI single off Pittsburgh closer Felipe Vázquez in the top of the 10th inning and the Milwaukee Brewers recovered after blowing a five-run lead in the ninth to edge..
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Newman's walk caps off Pittsburgh rally

Kevin Newman walked with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to cap a four-run rally as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Diego Padres 11-10
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Syrian man planned Pittsburgh church bombing to inspire ISIS followers, arrested

A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq.  
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California man suspected of threatening synagogue free on bond

California police have arrested a man suspected of making online threats to shoot up a Jewish temple, saying he had a fascination with Adolf Hitler and planned to emulate a mass shooting at a synagogue..
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Josh Bell homers again, Pirates beat Reds 7-2 for split

Josh Bell tied the Pirates record with his 12th homer in May, and Pittsburgh stopped Derek Dietrich's homer spree, beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 for a split of their four-game series
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Gruden challenges Antonio Brown during Raiders offseason

Antonio Brown's credentials were well established long before he arrived in Oakland as the Raiders new No. 1 receiver after six straight 100-catch seasons in Pittsburgh
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Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony

Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.
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Rachael DelTondo's unsolved murder

It has been more than a year since Rachael DelTondo, a well-liked 33-year-old teacher, was gunned down in the driveway of her parents' home in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. Complicating the case is an..
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"48 Hours" investigates mysterious murder of teacher gunned down

The mystery of who murdered a Pennsylvania teacher remains unsolved more than a year after she was killed. Rachael DelTondo, 33, was gunned down in a driveway of her parents’ home in Aliquippa, just..
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Biden: If I'm going to beat Trump, it'll be in Pennsylvania"

At a campaign rally in Pittsburgh on Monday, former Vice President Joe Biden said his strategy to beating President Trump in 2020 will be through so-called "Obama-Trump states" like Pennsylvania. CBSN..
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Joe Biden receives firefighters union endorsement, holds rally in Pittsburgh

Meredith Newman and Karl Baker discuss Joe Biden's campaign rally after receiving the endorsement of the International Association of Fire Fighters.
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In Scranton, College Students Give High Marks to Biden’s First Campaign Speech

While Mr. Biden spoke in Pittsburgh, students in his hometown watched from a conference room. By and large, they defied his low polling with young voters.
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Biden kicks off campaign with Pittsburgh rally

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to a group of union members at his first campaign rally in Pittsburgh on Monday. He said the city is one of those that "represent the cities and towns that make up..
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Joe Biden set for first 2020 campaign appearance

Former Vice President and 2020 candidate Joe Biden is set to make his first campaign appearance in Pittsburgh Monday afternoon. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe is there and joined CBSN to..
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Pirates pitcher Chris Archer sidelined by injured thumb

Pittsburgh right-hander Chris Archer was placed on the 10-day injured list with inflammation of the thumb on his pitching hand, which has bothered him for his last two starts
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Marte homers twice, D-Backs win 9th straight at Pittsburgh

Ketel Marte homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks won at Pittsburgh for the ninth straight time, 11-2 over the Pirates
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Biden set to launch presidential campaign on Thursday

Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has been publicly mulling a bid for months, is due to hold his first campaign event in Pittsburgh
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Posey ends long homerless drought, Giants edge Pirates 3-2

Buster Posey snapped the longest homerless drought of his career with a three-run shot off Chris Archer and tagged out Pittsburgh's Jung Ho Kang at the plate for the final out as the San Francisco..
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Champions Patriots open vs. Steelers; 5 international games

The NFL's 100th season will begin with its most classic rivalry and feature the Super Bowl champion Patriots hosting Pittsburgh in the first Sunday night game.
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Islanders finish off Penguins 3-1 for stunning playoff sweep

The New York Islanders' turnaround season is heading to the second round of the playoffs after a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh gave the Islanders a stunning 4-game sweep
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Pass first Pitt? Panthers believe the big play is back

Pittsburgh junior quarterback Kenny Pickett believes the Panthers have a chance to be more dynamic in 2019. Pickett wrapped up spring drills by throwing two touchdowns during the annual Blue/Gold..
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Archer suspended for 5 games, Puig for 2, Bell for 1

Pittsburgh pitcher Chris Archer suspended for 5 games, Cincinnati outfielder Yasiel Puig for 2, Reds manager David Bell for 1 for roles in bench-clearing fracas
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Wild Puig in middle of bench-clearing fray, Pirates top Reds

A charged-up Yasiel Puig barreled into a bunch of Pirates during a bench-clearing fracas and was among five ejections in Pittsburgh's 7-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
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Lyles, Pirates bullpen combine to blank Reds 2-0

Jordan Lyles pitched five effective innings in his Pittsburgh debut and the Pirates extended the Cincinnati Reds' scoreless streak with a 2-0 victory
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Top Stories April 2: Trump drops hints on health care

Top stories for April 2nd: Trump hints at time table on health care; Police name suspect in Nipsey Hussle death; Pittsburgh passes tough gun rules
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Pittsburgh votes to restrict 'assault weapons,' challenge likely

Pittsburgh's city council on Tuesday approved restrictions on the use of some "assault weapons" and ammunition, passing bills introduced following a 2018 synagogue shooting, in a move gun-rights..
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Pittsburgh approves gun restrictions months after synagogue shooting

Pro-gun advocates have already vowed to take legal action against the new gun control measures
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Cardinals rally past sloppy Pirates 6-5 in 11 innings

Paul DeJong scored on a passed ball in the top of the 11th inning as the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past Pittsburgh 6-5 to spoil the Pirates' home opener
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"You don't have to be a bigot to have bias," expert says

Protesters in Pittsburgh are demanding justice after the acquittal of a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Jennifer Eberhardt, a leading expert on unconscious..
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Teen's mom on ex-cop's acquittal: "I hope that man never sleeps at night"

Pittsburgh is bracing for protests a day after the verdict
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Jury acquits white cop who killed black teen

There was anger on the streets of Pittsburgh Friday night after a jury acquitted a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager as he fled a traffic stop. Hundreds of protesters..
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White cop cleared in fatal shooting of black teen in Pittsburgh, sparking protests

A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh
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