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Uptick in ticks: Keeping yourself protected from pests this summer

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – We seem to be hearing a lot lately about things coming back bigger than ever…but some of those things we could do without. Back earlier and bigger than ever are ticks. Their return also brings about a new concern. It's one of the few things that could spoil the nice run of weather this week. "Tick season started early and in pretty heavy so watch out for ticks," said Dr. Chad Gore, an entomologist at Ehrlich Pest Control.veterinarian Dr. Mike Hutchinson.Dr. Gore said they are out with a vengeance and veterinarian Dr. Mike Hutchinson said that they...
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4 Steelers that could become stars during training camp

With training camp just around the corner for the Steelers, here are four Steelers that could become camp stars. Training camp is one of the most exciting times in the league, as a slew of unknown and unproven players get a chance to showcase their skills. Usually, teams will have a handful of players look great in shorts and thus gain some buzz in camp. These players don’t always pan out (I’m looking at you Justin Hunter), but sometimes these stars in camp translate into active roles on the roster. Here are four Steelers that may become training camp stars.
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Pittsburgh Weather: Thursday to have picture-perfect weather before weekend rain chances

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Today will be the final dry day of what should end up being a four-day stretch of picture-perfect weather.  Highs today will reach into the upper 80s.  I have Pittsburgh's high coming in at 87 degrees. Winds will be out of the south at 4-8mph. WEATHER LINKS: Current Conditions | School Closings & Delays | Submit Your Weather PhotosMorning temperatures are in the low 60s and we should see a noon temperature near 80 with sunny skies expected as we head into the afternoon.Friday is looking interesting with a rain chance arriving as early as 9 a.m. Rain...

Dan’s Daily: Burke Clarifies Negotiations for 58 & 71, First Big Trade of NHL Offseason

There is not a truckload full of NHL news on Thursday, but now we are into the important news. The LA Kings took Kevin Fiala off the NHL trade block as the Minnesota Wild unloaded a salary they could not afford. Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Raivis Ansons was part of the Memorial Cup-winning Saint John Sea Dogs. Penguins president of hockey operations Brian Burke seemed to draw distinct lines in the sand regarding negotiations for Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin, and Penguins assistant coach Mike Vellucci is up for the Boston Bruins head coaching gig.

VIDEO: Crews on scene of West View water main break

A portion of a major road in the North Hills is shut down Thursday morning after a water main break. Sky 4 flew over the area of Rochester Road near Glenmore Avenue. Crews could be seen working to contain the break. It's unknown if any homes or businesses in the...

Pittsburgh food news: Black Forge is staying put, North Country Brewing is growing

Black Forge Coffee House was expected to close, but instead, the Allentown institution is staying open under new ownership. Starting July 1, the shop at 1206 Arlington Ave. will be run by Kelly Braden, founder of the Allentown Night Market and owner of The Weeping Glass (another Hilltop business). On Thursday, June 30, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will be a passing of the torch of sorts, with original owner Ashley Corts slinging hot and iced beverages before saying farewell to the neighborhood. She opened the spot in 2015.

Little Sisters of the Poor mark 150 years in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Mother Mary Vincent Mannion of the Little Sisters of the Poor reflected on the 150 years her organization has been taking care of the elderly poor in Pittsburgh. "The thing that has struck me the most is I feel so close to God when I'm with them,...

July 4th Fireworks in Western Pa. 2022: Where you can watch

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Add red, white and blue to that black and gold, Pittsburgh. It's time to celebrate Independence Day and there are plenty of celebrations going on in Western Pennsylvania.Two of the areas biggest celebrations, Pittsburgh and Canonsburg, are back along with many other places around the region. Click here to find out how fireworks companies are preparing.Here's where you can watch some fireworks, broke down county-by-county.Allegheny CountyCITY OF PITTSBURGH -- Monday, July 4The City of Pittsburgh's Independence Day celebration is back at Point State Park  from 4-10 p.m.! The party includes music, food, fun and fireworks. Zambelli will...

SRU Names New Interim Assc. Provost

A professor at Slippery Rock University is being given new administrative responsibilities for the upcoming year. SRU recently announced that Dance professor Ursula Payne will serve as interim associate provost for the upcoming 2022-23 academic year. Beginning July 18th, Payne’s duties will include academic planning and oversight assessment along with...

Milwaukee Brewers at Pittsburgh Pirates odds, picks and predictions

The Milwaukee Brewers (44-33) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (30-45) open a 4-game series Thursday at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. ET. Let's analyze Tipico Sportsbook's lines around the Brewers vs. Piratesodds with MLB picks and predictions. Season series: Brewers lead 6-0, including 3-0 in...
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Donatos eyes Pennsylvania for growth

Donatos has set a goal to open 10 to 15 locations in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area. This comes after brand partner Red Robin Gourmet Burgers began serving Donatos pizza in nine of their Pittsburgh restaurants in May, according to a press release. In addition to targeting expansion in Pittsburgh, Youngstown...

Billy Stringss event in Pittsburgh, PA Nov 05, 2022 – presale passcode

A Billy Strings presale code is available below to our members!! While this limited time presale opportunity exists, you can get tickets for Billy Strings before the general public. If you don’t order your tickets to Billy Strings’s event in Pittsburgh, PA during the presale you might not be able...

Benedum Center marquees getting $1 million upgrade

The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts has been a Pittsburgh landmark since 1928 — the year it was constructed as the Stanley Theater. But the state of its aging marquees could imply otherwise. Now an upgrade is on the way. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has announced a refurbishment...

Parents of 2-year-old found unresponsive in Munhall home charged

Seven weeks after a toddler was found unresponsive in a Munhall home, the boy’s parents have been charged in his death. Robert Kraft died May 13 at UPMC Children’s Hospital. The two-year-old died as a result of a fentanyl overdose, according to Allegheny County police. The medical examiner has ruled his death a homicide.

Edgar Thomson Works: Source of good jobs or bad air?

A proposed air quality permit that’s been two years in the making is dividing Mon Valley residents over whether the Edgar Thomson Works is primarily a source of good jobs or bad air. The U.S. Steel facility in Braddock is the largest remaining blast furnace site in the region,...

Penguins A to Z: Brock McGinn delivered as advertised

With the Penguins’ 2021-22 season coming to a quick ending in the first round of the playoffs, the Tribune-Review will offer Penguins A to Z, a player-by-player look at all 54 individuals signed to an NHL contract — including those whose deals do not begin until the 2022-23 season — with the organization, from mid-level prospect Niclas Almari to top-six winger Jason Zucker.