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Stories from Shaler Area High School
Photographer shares stories from inside the US Capitol on January 6
Features

Alyssa Hillwig | March 4, 2021

“The entire building had been breached. It was just chaos. It was mayhem. There were people streaming through the building, and there were a lot of very incongruent things happening…rioters were beating…

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Greg Brown still excited after more than 25 years of Pirates play by play
Sports

Anthony Cugini | March 4, 2021

Greg Brown has been in the Pirates organization since 1979. He is currently a play by play announcer for Pittsburgh and is regarded as one of the best in the league.

Brown got a quick start to his career…

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Teachers bearing the burdens of ever-changing school year
News

Maggie Rea | February 11, 2021

The 2020-21 school year has been hectic. The start of school was pushed back. Students and teachers began the year staring at iPads. The district switched to hybrid, and students could actually go into…

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Holtz completes journey from WPIAL to NFL
Sports

by Dominic DiTommaso | May 21, 2020

With the Dallas Cowboys up 7-0, on Thursday Night Football, the Chicago Bears had the ball, first-and-ten, at Dallas’ 39-yard line at the start of the second quarter. The Bears threw a screen pass to…

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War reporter Ben Anderson shares stories from around the world
Features

 by James Engel | May 20, 2020

“Most trips, in the few days before I’m about to leave, I don’t sleep, I don’t eat, and I imagine everything that could possibly go wrong. I’ve had some real close shaves with IEDs, and snipers,…

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