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Tuesday - Aug. 19, 2014

| Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 12:42 p.m.
James Knox | Trib Total Media
Abby Johnson, 4 (left) is a little wary of Caky-Wakey, the only second ever Macaroni Penguin to be born at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium in Highland Park Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014 as penguin keeper Katy Wozniak keeps a handle on the two-month old. Johnson of Monroeville is diagnosed with VATER syndrome and was given the honor of naming the penguin through cooperation with the Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Philip G. Pavely | Trib Total Media
Eight-year-old Samantha Yetsick from Marianna, Washington County, seeks reprieve from the heat by playing in the fountain at Agnes R. Katz Plaza in the Cultural District Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2014.
Guy Wathen | Trib Total Media
Jackie Patterson, 18, of Gibsonia (right) waits by her luggage during freshman move-in day on the Duquesne University campus Downtown on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Patterson, an incoming freshman planning to study biology with an emphasis on pre-med, was waiting for student volunteers to assist her. Volunteers from various campus organizations assisted incoming freshmen with their move.
Sean Stipp | Trib Total Media
Emily Zelenka of Scottdale reads a book while working her summer job at the Norvelt farm stand operated by Windy Heights Farm of Ruffsdale on Aug. 19, 2014. Zelenka will return to Oakland next week to begin her sophomore year as an engineering student at the University of Pittsburgh.
Brian F. Henry | Trib Total Media
Amanda Mylant, 15, of Latrobe sits while her horse, Dakota, enjoys a taste of fresh grass outside the horse stables at the Westmoreland Fair on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
Eric Felack | Trib Total Media
State Police and Eureka Fire-Rescue work at the scene of a one-car crash that damaged about 214-feet of guide cable on the Route 28 Expressway northbound, just north of Exit 14 in Fawn, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. State police said Levi Parks Grafton, 21, of East Franklin was driving a new Ford Focus, at about 11:30 a.m. when he was momentarily distracted. The car hit a gravel patch at the side of the road and then slammed into the guide cable. Graton, who used a seatbelt and was also protected by air bags, wasn't injured. His car was towed. A trooper said Grafton will be cited with careless driving.
Some of the leaves on the trees in Monessen City Park have started to change colors already, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
Justin Merriman | Trib Total Media
Former Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and his brother state Rep. Adam Ravenstahl talk with former Pittsburgh firefighters union president Joe King outside Temple Sinai before attending the funeral of Sophie Masloff on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
Justin Merriman | Trib Total Media
Former Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy talks with U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton outside Temple Sinai before attending the funeral of Sophie Masloff on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
Justin Merriman | Trib Total Media
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto watches as the hearse carrying former Pittsburgh Mayor Sophie Masloff prepares to leave Temple Sinai for private burial services on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. As the mayor stood he said, 'Take her home,' to police escorting the procession.
Cindy Shegan Keeley | Trib Total Media
Incoming fourth grader Collin Klein and his mother Kathy taste an internationally-themed sampling of lunch menu items at Francis McClure Intermediate School on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. The meal was part of the orientation session for the school's new Academy of Cultural Experiences.
Stephanie Strasburg | Trib Total Media
Terry Divelbliss, 45, holds still as his wife Cyndi, 51, dumps ice water over his head for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge as their neighbor records it on video outside of their McMurray home on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Shared via social media, people nationwide have been sharing videos of themselves dumping buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of raising money and awareness for ALS.

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

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