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 A protester dressed as “Abby the Abused Chicken” and other protesters stand Thursday in front of Gordon Food Service on Clairton Boulevard in Pleasant Hills to call attention to what they say is abuse of chickens by one of the company’s suppliers. A nonproft, Mercy for Animals, organized the event.
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A protester dressed as “Abby the Abused Chicken” and other protesters stand Thursday in front of Gordon Food Service on Clairton Boulevard in Pleasant Hills to call attention to what they say is abuse of chickens by one of the company’s suppliers. A nonproft, Mercy for Animals, organized the event.

Activists criticize Gordon Food Service's treatment of chickens

Cross-country protesters stopped Thursday in Pleasant Hills to urge a food company to change its animal welfare policies.


Pittsburgh police search for armed robber

The incident occurred shortly before 9 a.m. at the Sheraden Mini-Mart Market on Hillsboro Street.



Man drowns in Squirrel Hill condo complex

James Cordy, 68, died at 6:18 p.m. Friday at the Imperial House on Munhall Road, where he was a resident.



 Anthropologists Carrie LeGarde, left, and Jennie Jin look over remains at a lab at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The K208 lab is responsible for the identification of remains of Korean War soldiers.

Apollo sergeant lost in Korean War finally comes home

Sixty-five years after Sgt. Joseph Snock of Apollo was captured, his remains have been identified.


City


State gives $50,000 to preserve August Wilson's childhood home

The grant from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission will help to preserve the playwright’s childhood home at 1727 Bedford Ave.



Chase ends with car crashing into South Side Slopes home

Officers tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver sped away and minutes later lost control of the vehicle, crashing into the porch.


 
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