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Tony Hawk Helps Open Up New Skatepark

There was a lot of activity in Carnegie Park Monday afternoon.

Professional skateboarders with the Birdhouse Skateboards team thrilled young admirers, in a newly constructed skateboarding park.

Legendary team leader Tony Hawk was the center of attention.

08/26/2014

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Furries Back In Town Giving Pittsburgh A Financial Boost

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A 6-foot fox in a hotel lobby. A tail on a luggage cart. The “Furries” are back. Board chairman Dr. Samuel Conway says “Anthrocon” has 6,000 people of the furry persuasion. But […]

07/03/2014

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Kennywood’s 10th Annual “Wiener 100″ Kicks Off “Celebrate America Days”

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The 10th Annual “Wiener 100″ dachshund race kicked off Kennywood’s first day of “Celebrate America.” 26 dachshunds and their owners gathered to participate in the race. Dr. Mike Hutchinson of Animal General […]

07/02/2014

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Brashear High School’s AP Courses Featured In “The New York Times”

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Advanced placement classes were once reserved for gifted students only. But Brashear High School has opened the door to others, as long as they are willing to work. The AP program was […]

05/09/2014

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New Men’s Underwear Store Hopes To Have More Than Just Brief Success

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Is Pittsburgh ready for a men’s underwear store? Thomas West, the owner of “Trim,” says the answer is, “Yes.” “The first day we opened, we had two bachelorette parties coming in,” he […]

05/06/2014

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Local “One Woman Farm” Featured In New Documentary “Farmland”

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Margaret Schlass of Marshall is one of six young farmers, and the only woman, profiled in a new documentary called “Farmland.” The 29-year-old graduate of Bethel Park High School and Delaware University […]

05/01/2014

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Locals Become YouTube Stars With Popular Video

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — All you need to get on YouTube is a camera and someone — or something — to star in your video. But what does it take to go viral? A pair of […]

04/22/2014

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Celebrate Tax Day With Local Distillery’s “Rebellious” Whiskey

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As we all know, April 15 is income tax day. A tax on whiskey in 1794 led to rebellion, in western Pennsylvania. Now, a Strip District distillery has brought back a beverage […]

04/15/2014

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PNC Park Home To MLB’s ‘BallHawk’ Of The Year

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Batting practice is underway at PNC Park, and a dozen “ballhawks” armed with gloves chase down home run balls in the left field stands. “The thrill of a ball hitting your glove […]

04/01/2014

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Many Saddened As Franklin Park’s Carmody’s Gets Ready To Close Its Doors

Carmody’s Restaurant has been a Franklin Park mainstay for 62 years.

But longtime customers are saddened by the news that the familiar landmark will close its doors on Saturday.

02/27/2014

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