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Friday - April 26, 2013

| Saturday, April 27, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Firefighters pump foam into the foundation of a structure after fighting a house fire along Milbert Lane in Ross on Friday, April 26, 2013.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Firefighters work to secure the scene of a fire along Milbert Lane in Ross on Friday, April 26, 2013. A two-story wood and stone home and an adjacent garage and shed were destroyed in the fire, according to Ross Fire Marshal John Reubi. Firefighters had to run nearly 3,000 feet of hose up a narrow dirt road from hydrants located on Rochester Road.
Dan McConnell and his daughters Mairead, 5, front, and Eibhlin, 3, of Ross, were out feeding the geese in Sgt. Frank Zotter Pond in Ross Township Community Park Friday, April 26, 2013. They were celebrating Mairead's birthday.
James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Art King from Harvest Valley Farms in Middlesex lifts up the row cover over some of his early sweet corn on Friday, April 26, 2013. He uses a Green IRT, or infrared translucent covering, to let the crop take hold in early spring. The white covering keeps the seedlings safe own to 5 degrees.
James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Art King from Harvest Valley Farms in Valencia shows off some of his early sweet corn Friday April 26, 2013. He uses a Green IRT, or infrared translucent covering to let the crop take hold in early spring.
Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
Two workers place the 'U' in the U-Haul sign onto a building on Liberty Avenue in the Strip District on Friday April 26, 2013.
Evan R. Sanders | Daily Courier
Louis Early of Pittsburgh enjoys the the sun while taking a seat on one of many benches along Pittsburgh Street in Connellsville on Friday, April 26, 2013.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Nazar Scott, a staff member with the NAACP, greets friend and new lifetime NAACP member, Nathan Goins, 13 months, of Maryland on Friday, April 26, 2013, in the Westin Convention Center Hotel, Downtown. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is holding its Region II National Convention. Members are attending workshops, classes and lectures covering topics from the environment to education. The gathering will concludeon Saturday evening with a town hall meeting titled 'Ending the War on Drugs.'
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Patrick Geraci of Castle Shannon and Isabella Jones of Carnegie laugh at a billboard along Tito Way, Downtown, Friday, April 26, 2013, that featured a maze asking for help in allowing Bobo to escape Mr. Death. The two Point Park students were exploring downtown Pittsburgh and some of its more unusual points of interest. The billboard was part of the installation, 'Memento Mori,' which featured 'obituary' pieces showing how the banalities of life continue after death, and was part of the Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Michele Snyder of the North Hills strolls along the water feature at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh on Friday, April 26, 2013. Snyder was taking a break from work to get some exercise and enjoy some fresh air.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
A cyclist rides along the water feature at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, in downtown Pittsburgh, Friday, April 26, 2013.
Photos courtesy Jeff Berkoben
A minivan erupts into flames in the parking lot of the BP gas station just off of Tarentum Bridge Road in New Kensington at 1:24 pm. New Kensington fire companies 5 and 3 extinguished the fire. No one was believed to have been injured.
Bill Vidonic | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Evans City police Chief Joseph McCombs tells reporters the transit bus flew several feet in the air after impact with a freight train Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Maple Avenue crossing.
Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
Mike Halsin, an employee of Wilson Landscaping, plants seedlings on an area adjacent to the Marcellus shale gas well site near the Beaver Run Reservoir in Washington Township. Volunteers from Consol, Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County, the Pennsylvania Game Commission, and Westmoreland County government did the planting as part of an Arbor Day program to restore the land near the natural gas well sites.

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

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