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Angel Eyes Farm adopts out pigs, turkeys and chickens

Angel Eyes Farm adopts out pigs, turkeys and chickens

“My name somehow got out, and next thing I know, I have 20 pigs out there.”

 

Greatest Hits: Escaped animals of Pittsburgh

A good rogue-animal story requires both weirdness and a relatively happy ending

From Harambe to Vivien Leigh the sloth, does anthropomorphizing help or hurt animals?

Some researchers have argued that projecting human attributes to animals can help with education and relief efforts

Massage therapy can improve your cat’s quality of life

“You learn where to massage and pet your cat in a way that is soothing and calming.”

Natural-gas proponents and renewable-energy advocates disagree on fracking’s potential to grow jobs in Pittsburgh

“How are we going to bring [Amazon] into Western PA, where the trajectory is defined by natural gas? That is where there is a disconnect.”

A Pittsburgh chapter of the Sex Workers Outreach Project opens amid new legislation

“When these platforms shut down, traffickers aren’t going to stop, they’re going to make the girls work on the streets.”

Danish government taps Pittsburgh for renewable-energy partnership

“Pittsburgh has a name for itself in the innovation realm, which Denmark also has a reputation for”

Medical marijuana making a big difference in the lives of sick children and their families

“That makes all of the work we did worthwhile.”

Can medical marijuana help combat Pennsylvania’s opioid crisis?

Studies have shown marijuana can be an effective and safe drug to treat chronic pain, but getting doctors to recommend it over opioids is the next step

How much tax revenue would recreational marijuana bring to Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania auditor general says state could bring in $325 million in revenue annually if recreational marijuana was legalized and taxed

Pittsburgh City Paper’s curated schedule for this week’s medical-marijuana conference

An inside look at which talks and events to attend while you get high on some seriously sticky medical-marijuana knowledge

Advocates question the benefits of immigration enforcement in Pittsburgh and Rust Belt areas

A growing chorus of progressives and immigration advocates are calling for defunding and even abolishing ICE

Pittsburgh Black Pride reorganizes, looks for a ‘rebirth’

“We are more than just Pride weekend. When it comes to LGBTQ community, we battle all these things every day.”

Will recent protests by Pittsburgh Pirates fans have an impact on ownership?

“The thing that would hurt this team the most is apathy. And I don’t think we are anywhere near that.”

In a new series, Pittsburgh’s Carnegie museums explore how climate change effects immigration

“Migration is not just another movement, it changes the creature involved.”

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