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 The Boy Scouts’ New York chapter announced in April it hired Tessier as the nation’s first openly gay Eagle Scout as a summer camp leader in public contrast to the national scouting organization’s ban on openly gay adult members.
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The Boy Scouts’ New York chapter announced in April it hired Tessier as the nation’s first openly gay Eagle Scout as a summer camp leader in public contrast to the national scouting organization’s ban on openly gay adult members.

Pittsburgh reaction on Scouts’ gay policy mixed

One local advocate characterized the decision as a "monumental step back", but others said they were heartened by the push for equality.


Two injured in Homestead, Munhall shootings

The first shooting happened in Munhall at around 10:40 p.m. and the other incident occurred on 13th Avenue.



 Leslie Clague, a community outreach coordinator, stands at the door to the Polish Hill Civic Association where she is the only staff.

HUD’s income data update to cut funding in some Pittsburgh communities

The Polish Hill Civic Association will close its office as a result of funding cuts that also affect several other city neighborhoods.



Richard E. Fuhrer / Insurance exec’s other passion was golf

Former Oakmont Country Club president died of Parkinson’s disease.


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Two killed in Oakland crash

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Drive-by shooting in Hill District under investigation

Pittsburgh police are investigating an early-morning shooting in the Hill District.



Two killed in Oakland crash

Second Avenue has reopened following the investigation of a single-vehicle crash along Second Avenue this morning that killed two people,


 
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