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The Occupy Pittsburgh Movement Begins #OccupyPgh

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Occupy Pittsburgh Days of Rage Pgh ProtestThe Occupy Pittsburgh
Movement Begins
 
#OccupyPittsburgh
Day of Action
 
Saturday, October 15, 2011  

Beginning Rally 11:00 am Freedom Corner
March from Freedom Corner to Market Square: 11:45 am
Movement Kickoff Rally 1:30 - 3 PM Market Square
Occupation of Pittsburgh begins 4…

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Gov Rick Perry to Make Major Policy Address in #Pittsburgh #Pgh Friday

Rick Perry Rick Parry ColbertPACTexas Gov. Rick Perry to Make Major Policy Address in #Pittsburgh #Pgh Friday 

Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to give his first major policy address of the Republican presidential campaign in Pittsburgh on Friday.

The time and location of the economic speech had not been announced, but it is believed M…

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6th Grader May Have Lost with Governor Chris Christie's Advice, but a 5th Grader Won!

Chris ChristieZack Martini May Have Lost with Governor Chris Christie's Advice, but Xander Harris Won!
(The Sixth-Grader Who Asked Christie for Campaign Advice Loses His Class Election, but Helps a Fifth-Grade Student Win Student Council Seat!)

Governor Chris Christie supporters everywhere felt their hearts sink w…

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Egyptian Unrest - Connecting the Dots

Egyptian anti-government protesters pray in front of an Egyptian army tankduring a protest in Tahrir …The State Department is prepared to evacuate thousands of U.S. citizens from Egypt on chartered planes, but is relying largely on friends and families in the U.S. to relay that information to stranded Americans.

Phone Numbers and Web Sites Available Here

Egyptian opposition figure Mohamed ElBara…

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U.S. Advises Americans to Leave Egypt ASAP

Egyptian anti-government protesters pray in front of an Egyptian army tankduring a protest in Tahrir …WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says U.S. citizens in Egypt should consider leaving the country as soon as they can because of the spreading unrest there.

The department says demonstrations against the government of President Hosni Mubarak have not targeted Westerners, but Americans sho…

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U.S. Protesters Take to the Streets to Support Egyptians

U.S. Protesters Take to the Streets to Support Egyptians

CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of people in Egypt who flooded streets in riots calling for President Hosni Mubarak to step down were joined Saturday by relatives and supporters at protests in major American cities.

“Mubarak will go. If not today, then tomorrow,” Magdy Al-Abady, 39, of Chicago, said…

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Has Obama Been Tough Enough With Egypt?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tried the impossible: winning the hearts and minds of Egyptians furious with their autocratic ruler while assuring a vital ally that the United States has his back.

The four-minute speech Friday evening represented a careful balancing act for Obama. He h…

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Looters rip heads off 2 mummies at Egyptian Museum

An Egyptian army soldier stands guard near antiquities of the Egyptian museum in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, … CAIRO – Would-be looters broke into Cairo's famed Egyptian Museum, ripping the heads off two mummies and damaging about 10 small artifacts before being caught and detained by soldiers, Egypt's antiquities chief said Saturday.

Zahi Hawass said the vandals did not manage to steal any of the museum's …

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Chaos engulfs Cairo as Mubarak points to successor

Egyptian anti-government protesters pray in front of an Egyptian army tankduring a protest in Tahrir … CAIRO – With protests raging, Egypt's president named his intelligence chief as his first-ever vice president on Saturday, setting the stage for a successor as chaos engulfed the capital. Soldiers stood by — a few even joining the demonstrators — and the death toll from five days of anti-governm…

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Pittsburgh Steelers Headed to the Superbowl

Steelers Beat Jets 24-19 for AFC TitleSteelers beat Jets 24-19 for AFC title

The Pittsburgh Steelers found a fitting way to shut down the New York Jets’ season.

What started with “Hard Knocks,” ended with hard knocks, too.

For the third time in six seasons, Terrible Towels will twirl at the Super Bowl. The Steelers silenced Rex Ryan…

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Roethlisberger Loses Voice - McFadden Status Uncertain

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger might have problems barking signals today in the AFC Championship Game against the New York Jets.

Roethlisberger was whispering on Friday and lost his voice over the weekend, though it's not known how he is feeling today or if it will become an issue during the game.

Roe…

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You Gotta Love Valentines Heart Smiley Cookies

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The perfect gift for your "sweet" "heart" this heart shaped cookie is the best way to get a sweet taste of love’s ultimate temptation. The best news, yo…

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More For Sale Signs Go Up In Downtown Pittsburgh

Two more Downtown Pittsburgh office buildings are up for sale.

New York-based Rugby Realty is selling the former Westinghouse Building at 11 Stanwix St. and the former Manor Building at 564 Forbes Ave.

Aaron Stauber, president of Rugby Realty, said the decision to sell both is a "reflection of the gro…

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Raiders Football Player Ejected for Punching Opposing Quarterback

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Raiders defensive end Richard Seymour has been ejected for an openhanded punch to Ben Roethlisberger’s face as the Steelers quarterback was celebrating a touchdown pass.

After completing the 22-yard throw to Emmanuel Sanders, Roethlisberger jumped into the arms of tackl…

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Poll shows tight contest in Pa.'s Senate race

Senate RaceHARRISBURG, Pa. – A second new poll in as many days in Pennsylvania's race for U.S. Senate shows Democrat Joe Sestak (SEHS'-tak) has apparently closed the gap behind Republican Pat Toomey(TOO'-mee).

The Quinnipiac (KWIN'-uh-PEE-ack) University poll released Thursday shows Toomey supported by 48 per…

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A Few Simple Steps Can Make All the Difference

They don’t tell you anything when you get a diagnosis of MS. Most doctors don’t know anything about it so it is understandable, but far from acceptable. It took three severe exacerbations before someone told me not to eat oysters (they are full of zinc. Zinc is BAD for MS sufferers!). It took a whil…

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Sleep Walking with Activities

Sleep Walking with Activities

 With the big snow storms and left over snow fall I am learning quickly that Multiple Sclerosis (MS) does not mix well with heaters. All I want to do is sleep all day and then at night I am in so much pain I just want to cry. I’m learning a lot of tips and tricks to mak…

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Holiday Pet Photo Contest

Holiday Pet Photo Contest

Does your pet have a Santa costume, cute holiday sweater or reindeer antlers? WPXI.com wants to see your furry friend dressed for the holidays!Take a picture of your pet and upload it to the WPXI contest album. Be sure to include a caption with your pet's name and your e-m…

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Christmas + Guns = Pittsburgh

Christmas Day in Pittsburgh began with three shootings early in the morning that hospitalized three men and ended with a drive-by shotgun blast into a house in Homewood.

Police responded to the 1000 block of Brushton Avenue in Homewood about 10:15 p.m. yesterday after a shotgun blast was fired, pol…

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Christmas is Cancelled

The kids left today. Off to Philly, or at least nearby there. Only the oldest boy is left at home with us. I didn’t buy any gifts this year. I didn’t hang one light. None of my doors are adorned with holly and my humble abode has not even the faint aroma of pine needles. This season should be holly …

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