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 At the opening of the Prism Project.
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At the opening of the Prism Project.

'Inside Artists Reaching Out': Artwork from prisoners on loan in Braddock library

Prison inmates donate their original artwork to the Carnegie Library of Braddock’s art lending program.


 Brothers Daniel Adam Wells, 12, left, and Solomon Joseph Wells, 9, stand in the courtroom Saturday during their adoption hearing at Family Court, Downtown, with their adoptive mother, Pastor Claudia Wells, right, of Greater Prayer of Faith Ministry in the East Hills.

When adoption is more like a ‘merger’ of families

On National Adoption Day, families unite using new tool called Pre-Adoption Contact Agreement.



 Freezing rain caused many wrecks on Saturday, including this one on Fort Pitt Boulevard, eastbound, in downtown Pittsburgh.

Saturday turned treacherous as stealthy ice coated roads and sidewalks

Accidents were reported on multiple Pittsburgh bridges, while several people injured themselves falling on the ice.



 Pittsburgh's 54th annual Light Up Night and the annual lighting of the Highmark Unity Tree, with fireworks overhead.

54th Light Up Night brings Pittsburghers new and old Downtown for fireworks

“It’s fun, and there are so many people here,” said Leila Giles, 23, who recently moved to Pittsburgh from Los Angeles.


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    What makes a place a speakeasy under Pennsylvania law?

    People hear the word “speakeasy” and think secret passwords, but often it’s no more illicit than a college keg party.



    Pittsburgh-area immigrants applaud Obama’s executive action

    At a rally in Downtown, local immigrants said President Barack Obama’s action on immigration will prevent families from being divided.


     



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