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Tunch Ilkin: Former Pittsburgh Steelers player, longtime broadcaster dies aged 63

Former Pittsburgh Steelers lineman Tunch Ilkin has died, according to a statement from Steelers President Art Rooney II. He was 63. Ilkin was a two-time NFL Pro Bowl player, the statement said. “His passion for the game of football was evident in his everyday life,” Rooney said. “As a player, he fought his way through […]

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Chinese researcher on ‘verge of making significant’ coronavirus findings shot dead in United States

A Chinese medical researcher on the “verge of making very significant” coronavirus findings has been found shot dead in the US state of Pennsylvania. University of Pittsburgh professor Bing Liu, 37, was found dead inside his home in Ross Township, north of Pittsburgh, on Saturday with gunshot wounds to the head, neck, torso and extremities, […]

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Insane

Pittsburgh bus that fell in sinkhole is available as a souvenir

A bus in Pittsburgh fell backward into a gaping sinkhole on October 28, leaving the front half hanging several feet above the road. The Port Authority bus was stopped at a red light when a rectangular hole in the street opened up beneath it, swallowing the back half of the bus. Only the driver and […]

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Woman reunited with missing dog after 12 years and 1,000 miles away from home

“Dutchess” the fox terrier squeezed out the door at her owner’s house in Orlando one day in February 2007 and didn’t return. A devastated Katheryn Strang made “lost dog” signs and took daily trips to the local shelter for months, desperate to find her. Last week, Strang finally reunited with Dutchess after 12 years. A […]