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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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Charges pending after hockey player punches referee

CANONSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh-area hockey player was caught on video punching a referee. During an adult league game on Wednesday night, two players from opposing teams got into a fight. The referee tried to break it up and one of those players punched the referee, knocking him to the ground.The fight broke out around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday during a game at Printscape Arena at Southpointe. The fight, captured on LiveBarn, shows Jaris Harbieh and another player having words. A referee skates over and tries to separate the two when Harbieh punches him in the face. The referee was knocked to the ground and a brawl broke out between the teams. When the dust settled, the referee did not seek medical attention. Cecil Township police said the game was stopped and the 23-year-old Harbieh was taken out of the arena in handcuffs. Harbieh has also been suspended from play.The arena's manager said it is also conducting its own investigation. Charges are pending against Harbieh. They include simple assault, disorderly conduct and harassment.
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Dick's Sporting Goods CEO announces travel expense reimbursement to employees seeking abortions in another state

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Following the Supreme Court's ruling that has overturned Roe v. Wade, Pittsburgh-based Dick's Sporting Goods' CEO has announced that the company will provide travel expense reimbursement for employees seeking abortion access.Company President and CEO Lauren Hobart posted the announcement to her LinkedIn page."We recognize people feel passionately about this topic – and that there are teammates and athletes who will not agree with this decision. However, we also recognize that decisions involving health and families are deeply personal and made with thoughtful consideration. We are making this decision so our teammates can access the same health care...
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Full Southern Beltway opens Friday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Southern Beltway fully opens Friday.About eight months after drivers first started using the Southern Beltway, they will now be able to connect to it from Interstate 79.Drivers can also now exit the 13-mile toll road onto Morganza Road near the Allegheny-Washington County line. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission said it will all be open by 6 p.m. Friday. 
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Man fatally shot in the Hill District

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man was fatally shot in Pittsburgh's Hill District neighborhood on Friday.Pittsburgh Public Safety said officers responded around 3 p.m. to ShotSpotter alerts on Chauncey Drive. Officers found a man who was shot in the side. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.Officials said two men were detained for questioning and two guns were recovered at the scene. It is not clear if there have been any arrests. Police are investigating. 
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Steelers announce themes for 2022 regular season games

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Now that the Steelers have first-round pick Kenny Pickett signed, it's time to look forward to training camp and the 2022 season. On Thursday, the team announced the theme for two preseason games as well as eight regular-season games. Among the promotions will be the usuals, including...
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22-year-old man missing from Butler has been found safe

BUTLER COUNTY, Pa. — UPDATE 6/24/22: Police said that Jacob Carey was found and reunited with his family, state police confirmed. Pennsylvania State Police in Butler are searching for a missing man. According to police, 22-year-old Jacob Carey was last seen on Thursday around 5 p.m. near the Moraine...
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Ambridge Man with Warrant Arrested During Traffic Stop in Aliquippa

(Aliquippa, Pa.) Pennsylvania State Police in Beaver are reporting that they conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Franklin Ave and School Street in Aliquippa on a 2018 Chevy Impala being driven by 26-year-old John Anderson of Ambridge at 8:45 PM Monday Night, June 20, 2022. Troopers said via...
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6 injured in explosion at Pennsylvania marijuana plant

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Six people were injured after an explosion at a marijuana plant on Wednesday in Fulton County.WTAJ-TV reports the explosion happened just before noon at Ilera Healthcare on North Hess Road in Taylor Township. One of the six injured people was flown to a hospital in Pittsburgh with burns on more than 30 percent of their body.The Ilera Healthcare facility has at least 300 workers. 
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1 dead in shooting in Pittsburgh's Hill District neighborhood

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police said one person is dead and two people have been detained for questioning after a shooting in the Hill District on Friday afternoon. Watch the breaking news report: Click the video player above. Sky 4 flew above the scene in the Bedford Dwellings neighborhood. Police...
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State police arrest two suspects in connection to 2020 Aliquippa homicide

ALIQUIPPA (KDKA) - Pennsylvania State Police announced they have arrested two suspects in the killing of a man in November 2020. The Beaver County District Attorney's office along with Pennsylvania State Police Troop D arrested and charged Rico Rodgers and Jeffrey Alford with criminal homicide and firearms violations. In November 2020, the City of Aliquippa Police responded to a call of a man who had been shot in the area of Wykes Street and Davis Street. Once they arrived, they found a man, later identified as Curtis Flowers, has been shot in the head and killed. They requested the assistance of state police who then took over the investigation. On June 17, 2022, police were able to arrest and charge Rodgers and Alford for the murder of Curtis Flowers.
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Dan’s Daily: Will Penguins Get Aggressive? Bergeron Getting 1-Year Deal

Ladies and gentlemen, the $1 million question. Will the Pittsburgh Penguins and GM Ron Hextall get aggressive in the next couple of weeks to solve the vague puzzle of their roster construction? In the words of Hannibal Lecter, tick-tock Clarice. The Boston Bruins will get Patrice Bergeron back on a short deal heavy with incentives. The final TSN Draft rankings are out, and Pierre-Luc Dubois could, or should, hit the NHL trade block this summer. And Tyson Barrie’s is out there, again.
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Supreme Court decision on Roe puts PA advocates on defense, brings protest, sharp responses from officials

The decision to allow states to regulate abortion access won’t immediately affect availability in Pennsylvania, but has already become a campaign issue. The post Supreme Court decision on Roe puts PA advocates on defense, brings protest, sharp responses from officials appeared first on PublicSource. PublicSource is a nonprofit news organization serving the Pittsburgh region. Visit www.publicsource.org to read more.
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State Police Calls: Police Investigating Burglary in Cranberry Township

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police responded to the following calls:. Police Investigating Burglary in Cranberry Township. Police are asking the public for information regarding a burglary in Cranberry Township, Venango County. Franklin-based State Police say unknown actor(s) forcibly entered a garage at the Cranberry Township Building...
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