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Researchers uncover new pathway for accumulation of age-promoting 'zombie cells'

Senescent cells—those that have lost the ability to divide—accumulate with age and are key drivers of age-related diseases, such as cancer, dementia and cardiovascular disease. In a new study, a team led by University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center researchers has uncovered a mechanism by which senescent, or "zombie," cells develop.
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Overturning other constitutional rights are possible but will require action at the state or local level

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Supreme Court's decision to overturn abortion rights for all has created concern about other rights grounded in the same provisions of the U.S. Constitution.As KDKA political editor Jon Delano, an attorney, explains, it's not clear yet how far this conservative court will go in future cases.In law school, hours are spent debating constitutional rights that we often take for granted but are not explicitly spelled out in the Constitution. Now, scholars say the Supreme Court's action in the Dobbs case to overturn abortion rights calls some of those other rights into question."People should be quite concerned...
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Mitch Trubisky Emerging In Pittsburgh: NFL World Reacts

Mitch Trubisky is turning into a cat with nine lives as he appears to be emerging as the frontrunner to start the 2022 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to Steelers insider Mark Kaboly, rookie first-round pick Kenny Pickett has been working exclusively with the third-string offense in OTAs and minicamps so far. Kaboly believes that only an injury or a terrible training camp will keep him from starting in Week 1.
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Best school districts in Pennsylvania

(Stacker) – A good school can lead to a lifetime of opportunities. Myriad data shows that lifetime earnings dramatically increase with every degree obtained. Bachelor’s degree holders will earn an average of roughly $26,000 more each year than high school graduates. And for those who decide that pursuing a college degree is not the best postsecondary option, a good school will provide students with the tools and support to make that choice, and the foundational skills necessary to succeed in the workforce.
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10 people shot over three-day period in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Allegheny County and Pittsburgh police are investigating multiple shootings over the weekend.Police say three women were shot on South 12th Street on the South Side after a fight broke out on Saturday morning. Two of the women were shot in the leg and the third woman was shot in the hand.The violence only continued from there, ending with 10 people shot over a three-day period."It's very senseless," Pittsburgh resident Keona Robinson said Monday.The violence started Friday afternoon in the Hill District on Chauncey Drive. One man died and two men were taken in for questioning after a...
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Out-of-county woman charged with local homicide; another likely sought

UPDATED: An Ellwood City woman has been charged with homicide in Butler County, but charging documents indicate another may have pulled the trigger. State police filed charges over the weekend against Nicole L. Schwartz, 36, who was arraigned Saturday morning by District Judge Lewis Stoughton on two counts of homicide in relation to the death of Frederick Orr, 32, of Columbus.
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Anthony Miller, New Castle Two-Way Phenom, Decommits From Notre Dame

New Castle High School standout infielder Anthony Miller announced on Monday, June 27 that he’d decommitted from Notre Dame. Miller, a member of the class of 2023, has spent time at shortstop and second base, and is able to pitch as well. Listed at 5-foot-9 and 170 pounds, Miller...
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Steelers Defense Has A Dominant Streak In 1 Particular Category

Opponents have to pick their poison when they face the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. They can try deep throws, but safety Minkah Fitzpatrick is waiting. Intermediate and slot routes could work but Alex Highsmith is patrolling that area as well. Worst yet, quarterbacks might not be able to get a good...
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Clear Favorite Emerging For Steelers' Starting Quarterback Job

It doesn't look like Kenny Pickett will be the Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback to start the 2022-23 season. Pickett worked exclusively with the third-team offense during OTAs and minicamp, per Mark Kaboly of The Athletic. Mitch Trubisky likely worked with the starters during those sessions and has been seen as...
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Woman charged with vandalizing Nittany Lion statue at Penn State

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- A woman from New Jersey has admitted to damaging the famous Nittany Lion statue on Penn State's campus.Police paperwork shows that the woman told police she traveled to State College and acted alone.Surveillance video from last month shows the woman painting 'FTG' or 'For the Glory' -- and this isn't the first time she's done this.According to police, she painted the statue with teal paint last year and used permanent markers to vandalize the Old Main building as well as the Alumni Center.
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