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Man drives car onto helipad at St. Clair Hospital

post-gazette.com — A Georgia man who police said was apparently suffering from "a mental health issue" nearly drove his car into the path of a medical helicopter preparing to transport a newborn child from St. Clair Hospital to Children's Hospital of UPMC this afternoon.

Obituary: Minerva Maiers / A career woman who was ahead of her time

post-gazette.com — Minerva Maiers' resume is a wonder to behold, considering that she was born in 1916, part of a generation of women who for the most part would probably never have them. This particular resume, dated Aug.

Scaife estate items selling briskly at Christie's in New York

post-gazette.com — Sales from Richard Mellon Scaife's vast estate were brisk Tuesday, the first of a two-day auction by Christie's in New York, with several objects collected by the late newspaper publisher selling for far more than their estimated worth. An early George III mahogany breakfront bookcase, made around 1760, had been expected to fetch between $30,000 and $50,000.

The father of same-sex marriage reflects on the long battle he led

post-gazette.com — Evan Wolfson was called a lot of names on his 32-year quest for marriage equality - some weren't pretty, but most were pretty remarkable: crusader, architect, godfather of the movement, Paul Revere.

Supreme Court rules same-sex couple have right to marry in all 50 states

post-gazette.com — In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court declared same sex marriage the law of the land in a decision released this morning, saying the Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex. Immediately, at least, only the four states before the court will be affected by the ruling.
Jun 26, 2015

RT @SEberson_pg: Supreme Court rules same-sex couple have right to marry in all 50 states post-gazette.com/news/nation/20… via @pittsburghpg

Jun 26, 2015

RT @PittsburghPG: Supreme Court rules same-sex couple have right to marry in all 50 states bit.ly/1Gx53L1

Obituary: Charles A. 'Chuck' Peters / Staunch advocate who fought for the intellectually disabled

post-gazette.com — As a former Marine who enlisted in President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty and then spent decades in Allegheny County fighting for those with disabilities, Chuck Peters combined a military strategist's savvy with a social activist's deep empathy for the most vulnerable members of society.
Jun 15, 2015

Obituary: Charles A. 'Chuck' Peters / Staunch advocate who fought for the inte... via @pittsburghpg post-gazette.com/news/obituarie…

Apps: making the weather ‘personalized and personable’

post-gazette.com — When the clouds thickened over Tina's Tiara at the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival on Thursday, John Randall remained cool, even as the mercury was topping 90.

Obituary: Mary L. Vito | Pioneering pharmacist among first women to own a pharmacy

post-gazette.com — Before there were Rite Aid and CVS, there were pharmacies like Vito's, whose owner often stayed until 11 p.m. to fill prescriptions that came in late from the doctor across the street.

Doctors test 'balloon' procedure for lesser weight-loss goals

pantagraph.com — PITTSBURGH -- She's 35 pounds overweight and has tried everything, but when that patient goes to see George Eid, a bariatric surgeon in the Allegheny Health Network, he usually has to tell her she's not heavy enough for weight-loss surgery.
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Jul 29, 2015

RT @LindaDono: Armed citizens move to guard military recruitment centers across USA, usat.ly/1MJlqZ2 via @tdemio pic.twitter.com/7ItZhjVPno

Jul 15, 2015

The dignity of marriage: Gays on the wrong side of history wp.me/p1JCFL-2vA via @wordpressdotcom

Jul 07, 2015

RT @ThatTimWalker: The Greek financial crisis has been totally dwarfed by Robert Peston's hair crisis today... pic.twitter.com/3OtXXFci0p

Jun 25, 2015

RT @thehill: Americans support same-sex marriage, divided on ObamaCare as SCOTUS rulings loom: hill.cm/f6nVl5o pic.twitter.com/nqBCP44a74

Jun 15, 2015

Obituary: Charles A. 'Chuck' Peters / Staunch advocate who fought for the inte... via @pittsburghpg post-gazette.com/news/obituarie…

Jun 07, 2015

RT @SEberson_pg: Kelli O'Hara finally wins at #TonyAwards after five nominations.

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