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Pilot program extends reduced bus fare to some SNAP-eligible adults

A pilot program set to rollout mid-November will extend reduced bus fares to a selection of SNAP-eligible adults living in Allegheny County. Officials say the program, led by the Department of Human Services, will measure whether discounted transit rates help low-income residents connect to resources and get to where they need to go. If the program is successful it may be continued and expanded.
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Allegheny County to launch pilot program for low-income public transit users

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced Tuesday that the county will soon be embark on a 12-month pilot program to provide some low-income transit users with discounted transit passes, with the goal of potentially launching a permanent program in late 2023. The program is being facilitated through the county’s Department...
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Driver threatened with gun in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Pittsburgh police are investigating after a driver told police he was shot at Tuesday morning.  Officers were called to Beechwood Boulevard and Forward Avenue for a report of someone threatened with a gun around 8 a.m.Police said a delivery or vendor driver said another driver in a different vehicle pointed a gun at him and discharged the weapon. There was no damage to the vehicle and no one was injured, police said. The investigation is ongoing. 
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Rainbow over Pittsburgh makes for beautiful view

PITTSBURGH — Storms hit parts of our area with rain, thunder and lightning on Tuesday. They left a sight to see this afternoon. Watch the video player above for our Action Cam footage of this rainbow right over downtown Pittsburgh!
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Relative of Kennywood gunshot victim shares details of event

MCKEESPORT, Pa. — The relative of a man who was hit by gunfire Saturday at Kennywood Park in West Mifflin shared their story Tuesday. Brandon Ward is one of the people who was hit by gunfire Saturday at Kennywood Park, and his mother-in-law Jill Simonetta said a fight between two groups of teenagers broke out next to Ward, his wife Lorrie Metrovich, who is Simonetta's daughter, and the couple's 10-year old daughter.
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Steelers' Najee Harris unveils grab-and-go breakfast cart at Barack Obama Academy

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - If Najee Harris isn't making moves on the football field, he's doing it in the community. On Tuesday morning, Harris helped unveil a new grab-and-go breakfast cart at Barack Obama Academy in Pittsburgh to make sure no students are left hungry."I understand what they're going through because not too long ago I was in these bleachers," said Steelers running back Najee Harris. "Not too long ago, I was in their shoes struggling at home".According to the non-profit organization GENYOUth, about 1 in 10 Pennsylvania households are food insecure, so Harris, GENYOUth and the American Dairy Association donated...
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Aliquippa Shooting Suspect Turns Himself In

(Aliquippa, Pa.) Stanley Ramar Pugh, 30 of Aliquippa who had a warrant for his arrest from state police in connection with a shooting that occurred on Friday just before 3 p.m. on Main Street in Aliquippa, turned himself in at the Beaver County Jail on Monday. He is charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon causing serious bodily injury and other firearms violations.
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Retired Sharpsburg K-9 dies

Jango, a German shepherd K-9 officer that retired from the Sharpsburg Borough police in August, has died. The K-9 unit posted a tribute on their Facebook page Tuesday, giving Jango’s “end of watch” as 9/25/22. WPXI news partner Tribune-Review reported the 6-year-old dog retired after four years...
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