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Glide

glide Glide

Anthony Monte of Robinson practices para gliding at Flagstaff Hill in Oakland Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.

Remembering Mayor Sophie Masloff

Pittsburgh gathers to say goodbye to Mayor Sophie Masloff.

Trooper crash

pkwaycrash Trooper crash

Pennsylvania State troopers work the scene of an accident involving state police and a stolen vehicle that shut down an inbound lane of Interstate-376 West Mon., Aug. 18, 2014. Full story here.

 

Three Rivers Festival of Hope

Tiger Station

TigerStation Tiger Station

A public phone is taped off at the Tiger Station in Pittsburgh’s Spring Garden neighborhood.

WWI

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An interactive look at immigrants and industry in Pittsburgh during World War I.

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Donn Neal is a historian at the Smithfield Street Evangelical Church, Downtown. Many German immigrants attended the church during WWI.

Library Fund

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Amy Kane, 34, of Franklin Park and her daughter Sadie, 3, choose books to borrow at the Northland Public Library in McCandless Wed., Aug. 6, 2014. Franklin Park contributes to the Norhland library.

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Lorelei Vernon, 2, of McCandless pages through a book while visiting the Northland Public Library with her mother, Erin Riley, 32, on Wed., Aug. 6, 2014.

Read full story ‘Universal Allegheny County library support gets a push.’

In memory of PFC. Paul E. Angert, USMC

Linda Dublin Nelson and Cindy Murphy Klein unveil a monument honoring Marine PFC Paul E. Angert, the first fatality from the city of Butler to die in the Vietnam War on April 28, 1970 during a dedication ceremony in his honor at Rotary Park in Butler Wed., Aug. 13, 2014.  Nelson is Angert’s cousin and Klein was engaged to be married to Angert when he was killed.

Butler Embarq Booth

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A public phone booth with the shell of a payphone in Butler, PA.

Picnic lunch

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Erin Wu and her daughter Sophie Tan, 2 left of the South Side have a picnic lunch at Mellon Park with Jordan Seymour and her son Bertie Greenwalt, 3 of Point Breeze Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.

Try-A-Bike Jamboree

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Dave Nichols of West Newton and Tim Droschak of Munhall test out bicycles during the fourth annual “Try-A-Bike Jamboree” at the Bud Harris Cycling Oval in Highland Park Sun., Aug. 10, 2014.

Bus Stop

BusStop Bus Stop

Virginia Johnston of Coraopolis waits for the bus at Liberty Avenue at 17th Street after shopping in the Strip District Tuesday, July 22, 2014. “I had two major strokes and I take the bus everywhere,” she said.

#OpenStreetsPgh

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Point Park University summer dance intensive students participate in a Zumba class along Penn Avenue, Downtown during the first OpenStreetsPGH event Sunday, July 20, 2014.

Justine

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Justine Vukelich, 6 of West Deer plays with an asian style paper umbrella and fan at the General Merchandise Outlet while visiting the Strip District with her family Monday, July 14, 2014.

Tea

tea Tea

Marleen O’Leary of Cleveland, Ohio, left, Marilyn Sorvas of Carnegie, Diana Stanchic of Shaler, Jennifer Zukowski of Natrona Heights and Eileen Walsh of Oakmont sip tea and eat small finger foods in civil-war era dress during a tea at the Andrew Carnegie Library in Carnegie Sunday, July 13, 2014. The tea was hosted by civilians from Company A of the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves. Ladies dressed in period clothes and brought their own tea cups.

Roman

Roman Roman

Roman Brown, 3 of Aspinwall takes a rest on the slide at the Highland Park Super Playground Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Slack line Yoga

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Derek Martin, 25 of Highland Park practices a yoga pose on a slack line in Oakland Sunday, July 6, 2014. Martin practices slack lining with “Pgh x slack life” or Pittsburgh extreme slack life, a slack line club that regularly meets to practices outside of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Reporting for duty

Talent Show

talent Talent Show

Mars Area Centennial School fifth graders Sara Kalkowski, left, Madelyn Trent, Samantha Snitgen and Kendall Craig try to calm their nerves as they wait to take the stage to perform a dance to the song, “Tears of an Angel” in the school’s annual student talent show.

Mail Pouch Tobacco Barn

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A barn advertises Mail Pouch Tobacco in Greene County, Pennsylvania.