Stories tagged: "Pittsburgh"


Philadelphia resident Priscilla Bennett receives her mail-in ballot at the opening of a satellite election office at Temple University's Liacouras Center, on Sept. 29, 2020, in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
PA Elections Officials Are Scrambling to Make Sure Every Vote Counts

Election officials across the state say they are doing all they can to make sure Pennsylvania doesn’t end up like Florida two decades ago, when the last drawn-out presidential tally ended before the US Supreme Court.

This is a mail in ballot for the 2020 General Election issued by the Allegheny County Election Division in Pittsburgh, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Allegheny County: We Mailed Out 29,000 Wrong Ballots

Officials said voters will receive corrected ballots next week, and they are working to identify any incorrect ballots that might have been mailed in already.

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Biden’s Next Big Move: Calling Out Trump for Fomenting Violence

The Democratic presidential nominee is set to accuse Trump of long ago forfeiting “any moral leadership in this country. He can’t stop the violence — because for years he has fomented it.”

FILE - In this June 7, 2020, file photo, protesters participate in a Black Lives Matter rally on Mount Washington overlooking downtown Pittsburgh, to protest the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. In recent years, there have been dozens of examples of officers who had numerous complaints against them of excessive force, harassment or other misconduct before they were accused of killing someone on duty. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Pittsburgh Protesters Are Now Suing the Police

The lawsuit includes videos of officers firing projectiles at protesters, firing a canister at the chest of a female protester from about 10 feet away, and firing tear gas and smoke at people walking away from the protest site.

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Instagram Helped Save This Pittsburgh Woman’s Small Business

Because of the pandemic, Vintage Grace, like other businesses across the country, had to pivot in order to find a way to survive.

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Grassroots Organizers Channel Hometown Hero Mr. Rogers to Keep Spirits Up in Pittsburgh

In the undertow of health care and self-driving cars, grassroots support systems connect and support Pittsburgh—much like the iconic bridges that define us on postcards.

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These Western PA Counties Are the Next to See Lockdown Restrictions Lifted

The area is home to nearly 2.7 million Pennsylvanians.