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4 cardinals with Pa. ties to vote for next pope

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SUPRISE RESIGNATION--In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI reads a document in Latin where he announces his resignation, during a meeting of Vatican cardinals, at the Vatican, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013.  (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

 

by Kevin Begos

Associated Press Writer

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Some P

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
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Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh celebrates 95th Anniversary this weekend

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GREETINGS--President Barack Obama is greeted by National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial before addressing the National Urban League 100th Anniversary Convention in Washington, July 29. Morial will be in Pittsburgh Saturday to co-host the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh's 95th Anniversary celebration. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez

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  • Category: Pittsburgh

PNC recognizes Black History Month

PRNewswire—The PNC Financial Services Group will present 21 events in February in 17 cities to celebrate the history of African-Americans, including local performances, concerts, exhibits and employee activities.
Some of the highlights include panel presentations by the Tuskegee Airmen; an exhibition featuring 90 paintings, sculptures,

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh police chief formed own security firm

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NATHAN E. HARPER

 

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police Chief Nathan E. Harper helped form a private security consulting firm with a civilian clerk and three city officers, including one he promoted from sergeant to commander, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Thursday.

Harper, 59, told the Post-Gazette (http://bit.ly/VXGl1g ) that he agreed to

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh