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 Fireworks shot off over the Andy Warhol Bridge for Pittsburgh's Light Up Night.
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Fireworks shot off over the Andy Warhol Bridge for Pittsburgh's Light Up Night.

54th Light Up Night brings Pittsburghers new and old Downtown for fireworks

“It’s fun, and there are so many people here,” said Leila Giles, 23, who recently moved to Pittsburgh from Los Angeles.

 Construction crew members work on new houses near Larimer Avenue and Meadow Street.

A month in, new homes being built in Larimer take shape

The homes, financed in part by a low-income housing tax credit award, are part of an extensive plan to revitalize Larimer.

 A "speakeasy" that had no permits, in the 600 block of Miller Avenue in Clairton. It was the site of a shooting early Friday.

What makes a place a speakeasy under Pennsylvania law?

People hear the word “speakeasy” and think secret passwords, but often it’s no more illicit than a college keg party.

 Michelle Boyle of Highland Park holds a sign citing how her grandparents immigrated from Ireland. Ms. Boyle was attending a news conference at the United Steelworkers Building to support President Barack Obama’s decision to extend immigration relief and work authorization.

Pittsburgh-area immigrants applaud Obama’s executive action

At a rally in Downtown, local immigrants said President Barack Obama’s action on immigration will prevent families from being divided.

 Cheryl Lauer of Beaver prepares her dog Sophie for a distance jumping competition during the Pet Expo at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center last Sunday.

Pet Tales: Frick Park dog run to stay open despite attacks

Despite a second incident at Frick Park, Pittsburgh is moving slowly on changes to off-leash area and rules on dogs.

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6 shot at Clairton speakeasy in a building owned by a felon

Allegheny County police were searching Friday for Devlin Clifford, who owns the Clairton building where the shootings occurred.

Pittsburgh withholds details on police consultant contract

Pittsburgh officials would not release details of a contract with a consultant whose owner worked with Acting Police Chief Cameron McLay.



Setting the SEEN

Cute animal alert!

In the "Setting the SEEN" Thanksgiving special, join SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht as they visit Hope Haven farm sanctuary to spend quality time with turkeys and other animals with some special stories.

Check out the end credits for other events going on in the Pittsburgh area this weekend.



By Dickens, they've got spirit

More than 150 Victorian characters, models of real Cambridge residents, populate 92 vignettes of Dickensian England along five blocks of Wheeling Avenue, the main street of Cambridge, Ohio.
How does Cambridge, Ohio, less than two hours from Pittsburgh, get into the mood for the holidays?

By constructing a life-size, Charles Dickens-inspired public art display, of course. Find out more about the Victorian-style village.

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Obama expands Afghan mission

The president’s recent secret order ensures that U.S. troops will have a direct role in fighting in the country for at least another year.

Cost-of-living raises boost top Pennsylvania officials’ pay

The 1.6 percent increase translates into increases of more than $3,000 for some of the highest-ranking officials.


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Central Valley's Whitehead carries Warriors to Class AAA title

John George threw four touchdown passes and Whitehead scored three touchdowns to lead Central Valley past West Allegheny, 35-28.

Hawaii's Rainbow Warriors beat Pitt in Maui, 74-70

For the first time this season the Panthers left the confines of the Petersen Events Center and for the first time this season they lost.


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The color forecast is bright for interior paints

Sunny brights and shades of flowery bouquets clear the way for paint companies’ colors of the year for 2015.

Paint companies are making the user experience even better

From online to in-store retail centers, paint companies want to help you make the right choice.


Reality Check: Jamison excels with 'Jealous' on 'The Voice'

Ross native Chris Jamison advances on NBC’s “The Voice”; Fox Chapel native Paloma DeNardis shares emotional day on TLC.

TBS cancels 'Sullivan & Son'

TBS cancels a Pittsburgh bar-set sitcom starring Hampton grad Steve Byrne after three seasons.


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Paul Krugman / Today’s immigrants are just like my grandparents

And the least we can do is give already-Americans an opportunity to succeed.

Warm front: Young homeless adults need special attention

A recent report suggests that approximately 240 young people are homeless in Allegheny County.


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