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 Erin Franciscus of Shadyside, left, and Megan Hill of Downtown Pittsburgh cheer on the United States Women's National Soccer Team on Sunday evening at a watch party hosted by the City of Pittsburgh at Schenley Plaza.
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Erin Franciscus of Shadyside, left, and Megan Hill of Downtown Pittsburgh cheer on the United States Women's National Soccer Team on Sunday evening at a watch party hosted by the City of Pittsburgh at Schenley Plaza.

Pittsburgh soccer fans flock to Schenley Plaza, other watch parties as U.S. claims Women’s World Cup title

More than 1,500 people gathered in Schenley Plaza, and hundreds of others were at viewing parties at local pubs, cheering the team’s win.


Regatta crowds rise despite loss of river events

Despite cancelling river activities for the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta, vendors and officials say the event went quite well.



 Students and chaperones board the bus to the airport from the Hill House as they leave on a cultural and service exchange trip to Ireland Sunday. Ten students and five chaperones will spend ten days in Ireland.

Hill District teens begin reciprocal tour of Northern Ireland

Ten Hill District teens take a leap across the pond in a cross-cultural exchange with youth in Ireland, a followup to Irish trips here.



Pittsburgh Council to introduce paid sick-leave legislation

The draft ordinance says about 40 percent of Pittsburgh private sector workers and 77 percent of service workers have no paid sick time.


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