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MLB fans blast latest disastrous strike call from umpire

As the Milwaukee Brewers were mounting a ninth-inning rally against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday, they dealt with one of the most pressing narratives of the MLB season — poor umpiring. With two outs and two on, Milwaukee’s Kolten Wong came up against Pittsburgh’s David Bednar. It appeared as...
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Two people shot in Hazelwood

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Two people were injured an overnight shooting in Pittsburgh's Hazelwood neighborhood.Officers responded to the scene along Johnstown Avenue just before 1 a.m.Police say gunshots came from a dark sedan in the area, but no other descriptions of a suspect or suspects were provided.One of the two people injured was taken to the hospital by paramedics and was last listed in critical condition.The other victim was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle. Their condition is unknown at this time. Stay with KDKA-TV and for updates to this developing story as they become available.  
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Fireworks: Follow laws and use common sense

It is difficult to think about the Fourth of July without its fireworks. We love them in big, colorful, loud community displays; but we also love to fire off a few smaller pyrotechnics in at-home celebrations. Those running the big community displays are, for the most part, professionals with plenty...
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Sound Series Block Party returns to Warhol museum

The second annual Sound Series Block Party is set at Pittsburgh's The Andy Warhol Museum in October. A varied roster of internationally touring artists will perform on a stage adjacent to the museum on Isabella Street and will feature such artists as Mexican Institute of Sound, Sudan Archives and will be headlined by Kurt Vile and the Violators.
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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to tour Europe this summer

In August, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) will resume international touring for the first time in three years, as the orchestra celebrates the 75th anniversary of its first international tour with three weeks of concerts in Europe. The PSO and Manfred Honeck, its music director, will be traveling across Austria,...
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WQED unveils its own Little Free Library

WQED recently unveiled its own Little Free Library — a book-sharing box that’s open seven days a week, 24 hours a day and freely accessible to all by removing barriers to book access — in front of its headquarters building at 4802 Fifth Avenue in Oakland. The...

This Is the County in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19

More than 1 million Americans have died from COVID-19 – more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metropolitan area, which covers parts of Ohio and Pennsylvania, a total of 2,543 deaths have been attributed to the virus, equal to 466 fatalities for […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Rehab Stints Continue & More

Rehab stints continue at Triple-A and more in Thursday night’s Pittsburgh Pirates minor league roundup. Rehab starts continued for Triple-A Indianapolis on Thursday night. Four Pittsburgh Pirates players on rehab stints were in the lineup for the Indians, helping the Indians improve to 37-36 on the season with a 4-3 victory over the Nashville Sound.

Faces of the Valley: Valley High graduate turns to classmate for cover art for debut novel

Opening a chiropractic office right after the covid pandemic started was terrible timing for Erik Beck, but it gave him time to write that book he always wanted to. “Here at the office, where it was pretty much having hours at a time uninterrupted to think, it ended up being conducive to getting some good thoughts and working consistently on the same project,” he said.
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One person dead in Columbiana

COLUMBIANA, Ohio (WKBN)- Police are engaged in a death investigation in Columbiana that began Thursday night. Police said that a relative of the person called police to the 200 block of Elm Street around 8 p.m. Officers said that the identity of the person has not been released yet. The...

Flames from burning home light up Youngstown neighborhood

Investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that destroyed a home on Youngstown’s East Side early Friday. Dispatchers got a call about the fire at a vacant house on the 1900 block of McClure Avenue shortly before 12:30 a.m. The first firefighters to arrive on the scene...

Two people shot in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Two people were in the hospital after being shot in Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood neighborhood on Friday morning. The shooting happened on the 200 block of Johnson Avenue around 12:40 a.m. Police said one victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The second victim was taken...

Penn Mar Plaza residents decorate for the Fourth

MARS — Patriotic celebration is in the air for residents of the Penn Mar Plaza senior apartment building in Mars. Each floor of the building spent the last several days working on decorations, gathering candy and goodies, and stringing up colorful red, white, and blue flags across the halls of the apartment complex to celebrate the Fourth of July.

Brewers lose to Pittsburgh, lose Adrian Houser to injury

Milwaukee fell 8-7 Thursday night in Pittsburgh but may have also lost another starting pitcher for an extended period. Adrian Houser left the game in the third inning with right elbow tightness. Manager Craig Counsell said after the game that the righty would head back to Milwaukee to be examined further and would be put on the injured list. The Brewers are already without Freddy Peralta and fill-in starter Aaron Ashby, while they just got Brandon Woodruff back after a month on the IL.
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Calliope announces its concerts for 2022-23 season

Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society has announced its concerts for the 2022-23 season. It will start Saturday, Oct. 1 with American fiddler Bruce Molsky and banjo player Tony Trischka. The other scheduled performances are:. n Loudon Wainwright III, Saturday, Nov. 5. n The Slocan Ramblers, Saturday, Dec. 10. n...