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The Raging Grannies sing during a rally Thursday at Fifth Avenue Place, Downtown, and organized by groups advocating for a single-payer health care system. Participants began the rally at UPMC headquarters on Grant Street and ended at Highmark headquarters on Fifth Avenue.

 Inmate escapee Robert Crissman

Manhunt continues for Armstrong County jail escapee sought in killing

Authorities call Robert E. Crissman, 38, “extremely dangerous”; police looking for Chevrolet Silverado with Pa. license plate ZDB 5831.

 More bike lanes this this one heading into Downtown are planned for Oakland.

More bike lanes coming to Oakland streets

Seeking to accommodate an increasing number of bicycle riders, Pittsburgh plans to install new bike facilities this summer.

 Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin jokes with players prior to workouts Wednesday at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Coach Tomlin's impact on Steelers defense increases

Mike Tomlin is taking a more active role with defense than he has in the past.

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    Woodland Hills recognized for discipline policies

    The superintendent and members of the staff were chosen to participate in a day-long White House school discipline summit.

    Slain teen remembered at Northview Heights vigil

    About 100 people gathered in memory of Eugene David III, killed a year ago.



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