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Monday - April 15, 2013

| Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review
Brenna Erzen, 16, of Bethel Park rehearses an excerpt of George Balanchine’s “Raymonda Variations” on Monday, April 15, 2013, at Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh in Castle Shannon. The group’s “Spring Celebration” performances will be held at 7 p.m. April 27 and 4 p.m. April 28 in Independence Middle School in Bethel Park. Tickets, which will be available at the door, are $15 for adults, and $10 for seniors and children 12 and younger.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review
Claire Georgiadis, 15, of Mars rehearses for the Raymonda Variations as choreographed by George Balanchine at Ballet Academy Pittsburgh in Castle Shannon on Monday, April 15, 2013. The ballet, with music composed by Alexander Glazunov, runs at Independence Middle School in Bethel Park from April 27th-28th.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Penguins captain Sidney Crosby returned to the ice on Monday, April 15, 2013, wearing a plastic shield covering his lower face to protect him from further damage to his injured jaw.
James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh emergency responders were on the scene of a hazardous materials spill Monday April 15, 2013 in the 7200 block of Lemington Avenue after a city garbage truck caught fire (right) closing down the road for over an hour.
Eric Felack | Valley News Dispoatch
With smoke from the GenOn power plant in the background, Ernie Oehm, a carpenter with T.J. Holtz Construction, shimmies his way along an existing roof to get to the addition he is helping build on Maple Street in Cheswick on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review
Giovanna Garofalo, 25, of Polish Hill stands with her dog in Polish Hill on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review
Kordell Rice, 14, a student at Urban Pathways Charter School plays the steel drums at the Allegheny County Courthouse as part of its spring concert program on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review
Jazmine Miliner, 17, a student at Urban Pathways Charter School, plays the steel drums in the Allegheny County Courthouse as part of its spring concert program on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
Ray Fox rakes leaves and twigs from under the 50 yards of blooming forsythia in his yard on Mile Lock Lane in Brackenridge on Monday, April 15, 2013.
James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
The Cathedral of Learning in Oakland towers behind Milo Arrigo-Nelson, 20 months, as he plays on the lawn of Schenley Plaza on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Sean Stipp | Tribune-Review
Tom Snyder Youngstown hunts for groundhog on a private farm in Hempfield Twp. on April 15, 2013. The unseen burrows of groundhogs create holes that can damage farm equipment.
Evan R. Sanders | Daily Courier
A fisherman navigates his boat and fishes the waters of Greenlick Run Lake near Mt. Pleasant, as clouds moved through the area bringing a slight drizzle of rain on Monday, April 15, 2013.

Daily images from around the region by Trib Total Media staff photographers.

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