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 Terrence Hayes: "This is so overwhelming I can’t say what will come of it."
Terrence Hayes: "This is so overwhelming I can’t say what will come of it."

Pittsburgh poet Terrance Hayes named MacArthur Fellow

The University of Pittsburgh professor, who also holds a master’s from Pitt, won a National Book Award in 2010. “I’m dumbfounded,” he said.


 Leon Ford, left, reacts Monday with his father, Leon Ford Sr., after being found not guilty on the charge of aggravated assault. The jury could not reach a verdict on the other charges against the East Liberty man.

Civil rights group pressures DA not to retry Leon Ford case

Groups weigh whether retrying Leon Ford on the remaining counts against him is worth it.



 Ryan Wright, a culinary student at Pittsburgh Technical Institute, reads a letter from fallen Marine Lance Cpl. Wesley G. Davids, 20, that is part of "The Eyes of Freedom" traveling memorial that's at the school through today in North Fayette. The letter was written to Cpl. Davids' family to be read in case something happened to him. The memorial, painted by Ohio artist Anita Miller, is a tribute to the 23 fallen Marines from Lima Company in Ohio.

Traveling memorial to 23 Marines: 'It's a powerful thing'

Called “The Eyes of Freedom,” the tribute to fallen heroes has been at the Pittsburgh Technical Institute in North Fayette.



 War veterans salute Tuesday during the singing of the national anthem in the celebration of 100th year of the formation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States at William Pitt Union in Oakland. In 1914 what is now the Pitt student union was the Schenley Hotel, where the modern Veterans of Foreign Wars was organized.

VFW marks 100th birthday at Pitt

More than 150 VFW members took part Tuesday in a wreath-laying at Pitt to mark the 100th birthday of the veterans’ group.


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Controller seeks more information on county vehicles

Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner said she has not received a complete inventory of county-owned and leased cars, as requested.



Hill District residents give feedback on redevelopment of former Civic Arena site

The agreement, finalized Sept. 9 after more than a year of negotiations, settled issues such as affordable housing and minority


 
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