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 King retrieves a driver after trainer Rick Kaplan threw the club in an open field.
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King retrieves a driver after trainer Rick Kaplan threw the club in an open field.

Fundraiser in memory of CMU grad and war hero will place dogs with veterans

A fundraising golf outing will help Canine Angels train additional service dogs for donation and placement to veterans.


 Scott Noxon, owner of the the Eagle on the North Side.

Three years after closing, the Eagle on North Side remains empty

The Eagle, the North Side’s once-hot nightspot that is now for sale, helped close out an era of gay nightlife.



 Marijke Hecht, project manager and director of education for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, works at the drill site at the Frick Park Environmental Center in Squirrel Hill.

Drilling in Frick Park mines heating source for new center

The new Frick Park Environmental Center is taking shape in Squirrel Hill as Pittsburgh’s newest green building.



 Brother Bernard Hartman

Former North Catholic teacher faces trial in Australia on child abuse charges

Brother Bernard Hartman, a former North Catholic teacher, goes on trial in Australia on charges of abusing children there.


City


Community activist contends with incumbent for Pittsburgh City Council District 7 seat

La’Tasha D. Mayes, head of the nonprofit New Voices Pittsburgh, is taking on incumbent Deborah Gross in District 7.



Three Rivers Arts Festival is set for June 5-14

The free annual showcase of music, art and culture is set for June 5-14 in Point State Park and throughout the Cultural District, Downtown.


 
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