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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 302,407 (2018) 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.


Pittsburgh Zoo lubricates wiggly turtles for the road [Video]

Pittsburgh Zoo lubricates wiggly turtles for the road

The staff of Pittsburgh Zoo prepares rescued and rehabilitated turtles for travel to Florida

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Heads up: Two satellites might collide in space 559 miles above Pittsburgh

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Pennsylvania Turnpike Crash: At Least 5 Dead and 60 Injured, Officials Say

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5 dead, dozens hurt as crash shuts down 86 miles of Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Jets' Ward first time rooting against Steelers

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Steelers rip Browns coach Freddie Kitchens for wearing 'Pittsburgh Started It' T-shirt

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Scientists decode human thoughts and emotions using MRI

Scientists at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University have found a way to map brain activation patterns using MRI scans to read peoples' thoughts and emotions. 60 Minutes reports, Sunday
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For World Kindness Day, a hospital dressed newborns in red cardigans like Mister Rogers

To commemorate World Kindness Day, Pittsburgh's West Penn Hospital dressed infants in red cardigans — in the style of Pittsburgh hero Fred Rogers.
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Hate crime murders reached 27-year high in 2018, FBI says

Hate crime murders in the U.S. reached a 27-year high in 2018, according to data released Tuesday by the FBI. Twenty-four people were killed in incidents classified as hate crimes, which includes the..
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Sen. James Lankford says he sees no connection between Pittsburgh shooting, Trump's rhetoric

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Is the heated political climate leading to violence?

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Saturday Sessions: The Commonheart performs "Memory"

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Tree of Life shooting survivors thank Pittsburgh first responders

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A Florida dog went missing. 12 years later, she reunited with her owner in Pittsburgh

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Three dead, 4 hospitalized after event in Pittsburgh

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