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 Nordstrom’s Summer 2014 catalog includes an image of Angela Rockwood in a wheelchair. She is the creator, producer and star of the Sundance Channel’s groundbreaking reality show “Push Girls.”
Nordstrom’s Summer 2014 catalog includes an image of Angela Rockwood in a wheelchair. She is the creator, producer and star of the Sundance Channel’s groundbreaking reality show “Push Girls.”

RealAbilities Film Festival focuses on talents of people with disabilities

RealAbilities Film Festival kicks off Wednesday in Pittsburgh with special appearances by advocates in the field.


 Penguins backup goaltender Thomas Greiss talks with Tristan Bolyard during a Steel City Icebergs practice at the Robert Morris University Island Sports Center.

A second hockey team for special-needs kids takes to the ice

Opportunities expand in Pittsburgh that offer organized hockey programs for children with special needs.



One Day University offers best of lectures

One Day University will hold its first program in Pittsburgh this week.



Gun bill passed by House could lead to NRA lawsuit against Pittsburgh

Law would allow groups like it to sue over municipal regulations related to firearms.


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Ebola fears ease on Texas, Nigeria

Forty-three people who had contact with a deceased patient were cleared of risk and health officials declared Nigeria free of the disease.



Indiana convicted sex offender may have killed for decades

A convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at least seven women may be a serial killer, police said Monday.


 

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Turkey bolsters efforts to aid Kurds

Turkey will allow Iraqi Kurdish forces, known as peshmerga, to cross its border with Syria to help fight militants from the Islamic State.



Islamic State traps Yazidis again

Besieged fighters from the minority Yazidi sect pleaded for U.S.-led airstrikes to save them.


 
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 Early fans waving tickets at the Civic Arena on the day of the Beatles concert on Sept. 14, 1964.
• The Beatles in the 'Burgh in 1964: Beatlemania in Pittsburgh

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• Poor Health: How low-income urban Americans struggle to get access to healthcare

• The Digs: Explore Pittsburgh history in photos

• Woodland Hills: School district strives and struggles to achieve equality

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