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 The high-rise facility makes moving inmates around for some programs difficult, Deputy Warden Latoya Warren said, and jail officials view the tablet lessons as a way to supplement classroom offerings.
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The high-rise facility makes moving inmates around for some programs difficult, Deputy Warden Latoya Warren said, and jail officials view the tablet lessons as a way to supplement classroom offerings.

Allegheny County Jail inmates receive life lessons via tablets

Inmates have access only to the private network and cannot use the tablets, which feature educational programs, to sign on to the Internet.


 A flag is unfurled on the field of PNC Park at the Pirates' home opener April 13 against the Detroit Tigers.

Which ballpark hits a home run with fans?

More than 90,000 voters responding to a survey ranked PNC Park as the best ballpark in the country by a margin of 65-35.



 Commander Linda Rosato- Barone, center, stands with officers waiting to be promoted. Karen Dixon, left, was promoted to commander, along with two officers to lieutenant and five to sergeant.

Seven Pittsburgh police officers promoted

Among those promoted were a lieutenant who will head the Zone 3 station and a sergeant who was a bodyguard for former Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.



 According to the city police’s annual report, 676 vehicles were reported stolen in the city in 2013, up from 628 in 2012

Councilman pushes information sharing between Pittsburgh police, parking authority

Dan Gilman is proposing that police, parking authority collaborate to identify stolen vehicles, wanted people.


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Workers rally Downtown for higher wages

The rally was organized by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).



Police: Man attempted to lure child into truck in Carrick

Police describe the suspect as a white man between 40 and 50 years old with white hair and white beard.


 
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