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Pa. State Police in Beaver Announce DUI Checkpoints During July

(Beaver County, Pa.) The Pennsylvania State Police in Beaver announced on Sunday, June 26, 2022, that they will be conducting DUI Checkpoints throughout Beaver County over the month of July. Police did conduct a DUI Checkpoint on Friday night on the Beaver Falls side of the New Brighton-Beaver Falls Bridge.
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Pittsburgh Pirates: What the Future Could Hold for Bryse Wilson

Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Bryse Wilson has heavily struggled this season, so what is next for the former prospect?. The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired Bryse Wilson at the 2021 trade deadline in a two-player package for reliever Richard Rodríguez. The other prospect heading back to the Pirates was right-hander Ricky DeVito. After kicking off the season in the Pirate Opening Day starting rotation, Wilson was demoted in early May when Roansy Contreras was recalled from Triple-A.
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Beyond the spike: New antibody analysis predicts severe COVID-19 outcomes

Most research on immunity to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 vaccine development has focused on antibody responses to the spike protein and other viral surface proteins. But antibodies that recognize the virus's internal proteins could also be important for immunity and disease outcomes, according to a new study led by University of Pittsburgh, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University researchers.
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Former No. 1 pick finally called up to MLB at age 30

The story of Mark Appel is proving that few things are as sweet as when perseverance pays off. Appel was a top pitcher in college at Stanford and became the No. 8 overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2012. He did not sign and returned to school. After another strong season, he became the No. 1 pick by the Houston Astros in 2013.
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Steelers could gamble on former Packers cornerback in free agency

Kevin King has been up and down for most of his career, but here’s why the former Packers cornerback could be just what the Pittsburgh Steelers need. The Pittsburgh Steelers have had quite an active 2022 offseason. In one last hurrah, Kevin Colbert used the team’s ample salary-cap space to add some quality depth in free agency. He later topped his historic tenure by loading up on offense early in the NFL Draft.
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California man had enough fentanyl ‘to kill 12 million people,’ DA says

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Officials in California arrested a man on Wednesday whom they claimed possessed enough fentanyl to kill 12 million people, authorities said. Alfonso Gomez-Santana, 60, of Fullerton, was arrested and charged with one felony count of sale or transport of a controlled substance and two felony counts of possession of sale with intent to sell, according to a news release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. He faces a maximum sentence of 80 months in the Orange County Jail if convicted on all counts.
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Code Orange air quality alert issued for Saturday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Code Orange air quality alert has been issued this weekend because of unhealthy levels of pollution for sensitive groups of people.The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection declared a Code Air Quality Action Day for Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, Westmoreland and Mercer counties on Saturday. "A strong area of high pressure, plenty of sunshine, and high temperatures near 90 degrees will likely contribute to 8-hour average concentrations of ozone in the Code Orange range on Saturday," the DEP said in a release Friday.On a Code Orange air quality day, the DEP recommends young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems limit outdoor activities. Residents and businesses are also strongly encouraged to help reduce ozone air pollution by driving less, limiting engine idling, refueling vehicles after dusk and conserving electricity by raising the thermostat and turning off lights that aren't in use. 
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Jersey Mike's Subs in Harmar officially open

A highly anticipated Jersey Mike’s Subs location officially opened Wednesday morning next to a recently opened Starbucks. The restaurant at 2825 Freeport Road Suite B in Harmar is one of the chain’s 22 locations in the Pittsburgh area. Area director Bill Farley said the building was not on...
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Allegheny County Police investigating after Pittsburgh Police officer shot

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - An officer is in the hospital and so is a woman after a shooting in Mount Oliver. According to information provided by Pittsburgh Police, just before 5:30 a.m., officers were called to the 400 block of Brownsville Road for reports of a woman who had been shot. She was taken to the hospital and her condition is unknown at this time. Once they arrived, they found a man who fled on foot and then shot an officer in the vest. That officer was taken to the hospital. Police then arrested the suspect who had a gunshot in his shoulder, but it was unknown where he sustained that wound. He was identified as 21-year-old Julian Reese-Krasausky. Reese-Krasausky was in possession of a privately manufactured firearm. He was taken to the hospital in stable condition. An initial investigation has determined that no officers discharged their weapons. Allegheny County Police homicide detectives are investigating. Stay With KDKA.com For More Details
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Mayor Gainey and Council Meet with At-Risk Youth at PPG Paints Arena

Mayor Ed Gainey and City Council members met today with Pittsburgh youths to discuss reducing gun violence, in a summit hosted by the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena. Community Partnerships are one of the pillars of Mayor Gainey's Pittsburgh Plan for Peace, and summits like the one today are one such avenue for youth, community and faith leaders, and elected officials to come together and promote peace in the city.
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Steelers' Najee Harris emerging as leader in post-Big Ben era

The Pittsburgh Steelers are heading into their first season without longtime quarterback Ben Roethlisberger at the helm, opening the door for some new faces to emerge as leaders on the team. One name in particular is getting lots of buzz. "There's going to be some new leadership here. Some of...
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Server issue causes delays in Pittsburgh T light-rail service

Light-rail cars for Pittsburgh Regional Transit were suspended for about an hour Monday because of a server issue. Service has resumed, but light-rail riders should expect delays at least through noon Monday, said Pittsburgh Regional Transit spokesperson Adam Brandolph. “We will have some residual delays for the next hour, but...
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