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 George Lewarchik, 3, of Ohio Township holds a candle during a Downtown memorial for the homeless Sunday.
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George Lewarchik, 3, of Ohio Township holds a candle during a Downtown memorial for the homeless Sunday.

Homeless who died on streets memorialized

Plaques for six who succumbed in 2014 are added to a memorial wall in Downtown containing more than 100.


Local governments rethinking their gun-control ordinances

Local municipalities are giving up their gun ordinances, even as lawyers prepare to argue over whether they have a right to pass them.



 The right shoe from the pair that Jack Gallagher’s terminally ill mom gave to the teen.

NBA ‘hero’ sees video plea, helps to ease grief over mom’s death

Jack Gallagher, a 13-year-old from Erie, Pa., caught the attention of NBA star Chris Paul with a homemade video.



 A long exposure captures the standing stones in darkness during the evening of the Winter Solstice at the Castlerigg Stone circle on Sunday in Keswick, England.

Christmas Day: bikes in the morning, sleds at night

The winter solstice brings unexpected warm temperatures and not much chance for a white Christmas, at least in the morning.


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Pittsburgh's New Immigrants: Englishman likes it here

Mark traveled throughout Europe, to Africa and the U.S. to disassemble machinery in steel mills and sometimes reinstall it elsewhere.



Art exhibits made to teach children a 'tough' challenge

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh offers “Tough Art” that can stand up to kids.


 
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