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West Jefferson Hills schools close because of gun threat

By Megan Guza 8:33 p.m.
The West Jefferson Hills school district canceled classes Friday after receiving information regarding a possible threat at Thomas Jefferson High School. Superintendent Michael Panza said in a statement that the school received an anonymous tip about 11:15 p.m. Thursday about …

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Don’t miss matchups for Week 1 of WPIAL football season

Here’s a look at some of the top matchups for Week 1 of high school football in Western Pennsylvania: CLASS AAAA Quad Central 9-AAAA Penn Hills at 7-AAAA Upper St. Clair 7: 30 p.m. Friday The buzz: A pair of …
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