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Friday - July 5, 2013

| Saturday, July 6, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Evan R. Sanders | Daily Courier
Congressman Bill Shuster (right) presents various medals including the Bronze Star and Purple Heart, posthumoulsy awarded, to Edward Kolp (left), 64, of Hopwood, and sister Sandra Kolp, 51, of Lemont Furnace, in honor of their father Paul E. Kolp Jr. at The American Legion in Uniontown on Friday, July 5, 2013. Paul E. Kolp Jr. was a member of Merrill’s Marauders, officially named the 5307th Composite Unit and were an Army long-range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit, which fought in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations during World War II. The unit became famous for its deep-penetration missions behind Japanese lines, often engaging Japanese forces superior in number.
Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
On Friday, July 5, 2013, John Namey stands by the swastika that was burned into the front lawn of his Buffalo Township home with chemicals earlier this week.
Conor Ralph | Tribune-Review
Trucks for the Taylor Swift Red Tour outside of Heinz Field on July 5, 2013. Swift is playing at Heinz Field on Saturday July 6.
Conor Ralph | Tribune-Review
Workers of Mascaro Construction set up a fence around newly poured concrete at the World War II Memorial on Friday, July 5, 2013, on North Shore Drive, near the Allegheny River. The new memorial is expected to be finished by Veterans Day.
Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
Apollo fireworks accident victim Brooke Wright, 14, is comforted by her mother, Lisa Culp, while recovering from injuries on Friday, July 5, 2013.
Lindsay Dill | Tribune-Review
The Renninger family, (from left) Lilee, father Bill, Logan, mother Erin, and Lydia, watches the 2013 ATV Motocross practice run Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Steel City Raceway. Bill and Erin will race at this competition, and the kids race bikes.
Lindsay Dill | Tribune-Review
Rocky Heupel, 30, of Tennessee pulls ahead on a hill during the 2013 ATV Motocross practice run Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Steel City Raceway.
Lindsay Dill | Tribune-Review
Marc Neilson, 8, of Ontario takes off his helmet after completing the 2013 ATV Motocross practice run Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Steel City Raceway.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Tim Simon, 20, of Oakland and Kaitlin Powers, 20 Oakland laugh together while having a picnic at Schenley Park, Friday, July 5, 2013.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Wisconsin couple Serena Pope (left,) and Richie Pruess walk paw in paw along the Allegheny River, Downtown, after arriving in town for the Anthrocon Convention, Downtown, Friday, July 5, 2013. Pope and Pruess, who go by the furry names of Aikacooncat and Irves, are engaged to be married this fall.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Crossing Penn Avenue Downtown are a few people dressed in their furry outfits and who are attending the Anthrocon Convention being held over the weekend. This year's Anthrocon Convention will attempt to set a Guiness World Record with the 'World's Largest Fursuit Parade,' on Saturday.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Kash Price, 3, of Sheridan, hugs Ashley Hobdi, who is using her furry name, 'Aizui,' this weekend as she and others attend the Anthrocon Convention, Downtown, Friday, July 5, 2013. Hobdi, from Cranberry, was walking along Penn Avenue in the Cultural District when Kash asked for a hug.

Photography from around the region by Trib Total Media staff photographers.

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