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 Youngsters hold tiger masks during a reading of “Mr. Tiger Goes Wild” by Peter Brown at the Hyundai Club West Lounge of Heinz Field. The event was an attempt to set a record for the world's largest vocabulary lesson.
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Youngsters hold tiger masks during a reading of “Mr. Tiger Goes Wild” by Peter Brown at the Hyundai Club West Lounge of Heinz Field. The event was an attempt to set a record for the world's largest vocabulary lesson.

Children 'go wild' for record-setting national vocabulary lesson

PNC Grow Up Great celebrated its 10th anniversary with a vocabulary challenge — teaching the same lesson at the same time in 37 cities.


High school students learn about careers in business, politics

City Council members Corey O’Connor and Dan Gilman offer career advice to local high school students through the U Can B program.



Obituary: Jane Fitzpatrick McGough / Her doors were always open

"Everything happened at our house," said her son, attorney W. Thomas McGough. "Our house was the house where everyone flowed to."



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Obituary: Thomas M. Menino / Mayor who transformed Boston

Empty warehouses and a decrepit waterfront gave way to glassy condos, corporate offices and upscale restaurants.


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Both parties targeting statehouse monopolies

Republicans now control 23 states, and Democrats, 13, the most states under single-party rule in six decades.



Cardinal plans to reorganize New York parishes

New York Catholic archdiocese announces sweeping consolidation of parishes, merging more than 50 of them.


 

World


Palestinians decry Israel’s closing of holy site after slaying of suspect

Israel barredl access to the Jerusalem Old City holy site Jews call the Temple Mount and Muslims have identified as the Noble Sanctuary.



Burkina Faso army topples government, as country’s president vows to stay on

Army seizes control and dissolves all institutions in Burkina Faso.


 
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Peduto gets a birthday gift from AARP

AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh presents Mayor Bill Peduto with an oversized AARP card. Photo by Martha


Republican poll, same results

Gov. Tom Corbett campaigns in Erie. (Associated Press photo) There is more bad news for Camp Corbett, and this time it's coming



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