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 “A wide range of ages, backgrounds and experience levels will feel comfortable on these bikes,” said David White, executive director of Pittsburgh Bike Share, about the Healthy Ride bikes being debuted Sunday as part of a new bike-share program in Pittsburgh.
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“A wide range of ages, backgrounds and experience levels will feel comfortable on these bikes,” said David White, executive director of Pittsburgh Bike Share, about the Healthy Ride bikes being debuted Sunday as part of a new bike-share program in Pittsburgh.

500 bikes ready to hit the Pittsburgh streets on Sunday

The bikes will be available for short-term rentals at $2 per half hour at 50 stations spread throughout 11 neighborhoods in the city.


 Niki Rogers wakes up to hot coffee from Operation Safety Net as she sits in her tent along Second Avenue. She has been on the street for two years and four months.

Pittsburgh’s homeless live in fear of eviction from camps

When a Pittsburgh-led crackdown on homeless camps in 2013 forced residents to move, some settled under an overpass along Second Avenue.



Suspect’s mother noticed changes in his behavior

Now, the Lincoln-Lemington teenager is being treated at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.



 Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto's trip to Cuba was originally planned for March but had to be rescheduled for this week.

Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto in Cuba 'to build new ties'

Catalyst Connection, an Oakland manufacturing consulting firm, organized the mission. It began Sunday and ends Wednesday.


City


Postal Service reduces hours in Mount Washington

Hours at the Mount Washington post office will be reduced by two hours Monday through Friday starting June 6.



Police search for man after attempted luring in Hazelwood

The girls, ages 9 and 10, were playing in the 5000 block of Second Avenue when a man in a red pickup truck approached them, police said.


 
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The Long Journey Home

A family photograph of Charles Johnston with Diana taken on an unknown date. On the back Diana wrote, "I am always thinking of you." He went missing when his B-24 bomber was shot down by the Japanese in New Guinea on April 10, 1944. It would take 70 years for his remains to be found and identified.
A special series by the Post-Gazette follows a Pittsburgh man's journey to the other side of the Earth to fight in World War II and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found, identified and returned to the United States.

Read about Tech. Sgt. Charles L. Johnston Jr. and his homecoming.



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