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The exhausting steps of the internet’s celebrity death reaction cycle

The exhausting steps of the internet’s celebrity death reaction cycle

There has always been a collective grieving process for the death of beloved celebrities, but Twitter created a sped-up, frenzied way of announcing and reacting to death


Pennsylvania low-income housing tax credit introduced in general assembly

The credit could provide more help to developers looking to create affordable housing in Pittsburgh and beyond.

Lawrenceville is one of nation’s fastest growing millennial neighborhoods

Census data show Lawrenceville and Stanton Heights saw a 52 percent increase in millennial residents from 2011 to 2016.

Remembering Malcolm McCormick

Those who knew Mac Miller share memories of the musician in the wake of his death.

Stormy Daniels' lawyer tweeted about Ben Roethlisberger. Why?

Michael Avenatti is a sleazy media genius, who might be gaming the Steelers fan base.

Ross Township passes LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance

The North Hills township becomes just the fourth Southwestern Pa. municipality to offer civil rights protections to LGBTQ residents.

Fans, friends, and family remember Mac Miller at Blue Slide Park

“He made this simple park, this place of childhood innocence into a pure way to have fun.”

How to best enjoy Pittsburgh’s best Oktoberfests

There are hundreds of thousands of Pittsburghers with German heritages. Let’s pay them some respect.

National names are speaking in Pittsburgh this fall

Put down the remote, turn off the smart phone and silence the radio. Time to flex those intellectual muscles.

Fall Road Trips Just Hours from Pittsburgh

Take a train ride along scenic fall foliage in West Virginia

Is fall disappearing?

Pumpkin spice lattes are back, baby! Too bad it's the hottest day of the year, again.

Talking Oktoberfest with Peter Kurzweg of Lorelei

We brew up a guide to an authentic Oktoberfest beer experience.

Pittsburgh has a lot to offer horror fans beyond the Living Dead

From haunted attractions to zombie fests, here’s what makes Pittsburgh one of the spookiest cities in the country

Allegheny County representatives call for statewide indoor smoking ban for workplaces

Ten years after banning smoking in most indoor spaces, Pennsylvania lawmakers now want to include the thousands originally exempt.

Mac Miller: A Remembrance

No matter where he was, the late Mac Miller seemed close to his hometown Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh-born rapper Mac Miller dead at 26

Miller broke into Pittsburgh's rap scene, and he was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Sept. 7

Protesters want Pa. senators to hold vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until after midterms

A group of several protesters took to Downtown Pittsburgh and said confirming Kavanaugh could lead to a weakened health-care system.

Internal poll shows Democrat state Senate nominee Lindsey Williams with 9-point lead over Republican Jeremy Shaffer

Fifty-two percent said they would vote for Williams in the North Hills state Senate race, 43 percent backed Shaffer

U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus to get $726K in outside spending from far-right group

Conservative groups accused of racism and spreading fake news are backing Rothfus, who is in a competitive election against U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb.

State Rep.-elect Summer Lee rallies with environmentalists for cleaner air

At a rally in the Allegheny County Courthouse, Lee says “clean air is a basic human right.”

Support for abortion access growing in Pennsylvania; highest ever surveyed

A recent Franklin & Marshall poll shows 30 percent want abortion always legal, while only 15 percent support a ban. Remaining want abortion legal under certain circumstances.

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