Bobby Zappala of Garfield reacts after he climbs back up into the seat of the dunk tank Tuesday during the National Night Out hosted by the Hazelwood Initiative along Second Avenue in Hazelwood.
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Bobby Zappala of Garfield reacts after he climbs back up into the seat of the dunk tank Tuesday during the National Night Out hosted by the Hazelwood Initiative along Second Avenue in Hazelwood.

Night Out events help communities, law enforcement foster strong relationships

Zone 4 Cmdr. Dan Herrmann says he’d like to see trust of his officers by everyone in Hazelwood.


 Elsie Hillman enjoys the closing jubilation at what was her last GOP convention as a committee woman in 1996.

Elsie Hillman's stunning rise from volunteer to grande dame of Republicans

Elsie Hillman had been a nurturing force in a party that increasingly grew away from her.

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  •  The entrance to the office of Dr. Jan C. Seski. Through a statement, Dr. Seski's attorney said reports tying the doctor to the killing of a lion in Zimbawe in April "are not accurate."

    Murrysville doctor denies being part of illegal lion hunt in Zimbabwe

    Dr. Jan. C. Seski proclaimed his innocence in a statement since the accusations were made against him — he said he wasn’t even there.



     From left, Bridget Smith-Avalon, a member of the dietary staff at Allegheny General Hospital; Lou Berry, a housekeeper at UPMC Montefiore; Paula Stellabotte, a nurse at UPMC Altoona; and Sharyce Greene, a nurse at AGH, speak about their efforts to unionize at the Jeron X. Grayson Community Center in the Hill District.

    Allegheny General Hospital workers lend support to UPMC employees unionization effort

    The SEIU has had a very public battle trying to organize workers at UPMC, but organized more than 1,000 at AGH without a fight.



     President Barack Obama speaks to entrepreneurs during the first White House Demo Day, an event where entrepreneurs and startups demonstrate and pitch their ideas to funders and large companies, Tuesday in Washington.

    Two Pittsburgh startups praised by Obama at White House

    Astrobotic Technology and Duolingo were among 32 companies invited to attend the White House’s first-ever “Demo Day.”



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    Fox News on Tuesday decided which 10 GOP contenders will take part in its televised presidential primary debate Thursday in Cleveland.



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    Obama and Netanyahu made dueling appeals Tuesday to U.S. Jewish leaders regarding the Iran nuclear accord.


     

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