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Duquesne teachers accept fact-finder recommendations for contract

By Megan Harris 9:09 p.m.
Duquesne teachers unanimously voted Tuesday to accept a fact-finder recommendation to end the district’s contract dispute with its board of education. Negotiations began in January 2012. “We fully understand the financial constraints the district faces, and we have made every …

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Daily News spotlight athletes: Clairton’s Harrison Dreher, West Mifflin’s Alyssa Cairns

Harrison Dreher School: Clairton Class: Sophomore Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Dreher went  4 for 4 and struck out six in four innings to help …
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Veteran coach Rocco institutes change at East Allegheny

John Rocco has been a baseball man for a long time. In his 32 seasons as a high school coach, he’s led teams to countless playoff berths, mentored future high-profile athletes and come close to winning a PIAA title. Rocco …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Elizabeth Forward’s Ryan Wardropper, Serra Catholic’s Witney Larko

Ryan Wardropper School: Elizabeth Forward Year: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Wardropper pitched Elizabeth Forward (6-5, 3-3) to a 5-3 victory over Section 3-AAA …
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Twins ‘Gooden’ enough to win as McKeesport edges Plum

McKeesport knew it had to play a good game to have any chance to avenge its only loss and knock off undefeated Plum. The Tigers had to settle for a Gooden game instead, and that was just fine with them. …
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Norwin graduates help IUP men’s club volleyball to high finish at nationals

When trying out for the IUP men’s club volleyball team last year, Cody Stitely was surprised to see a familiar face in fellow Norwin alumnus …
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Steel Valley’s Cotter lifts Ironmen to win

Steel Valley scored just one run Tuesday, but it was all the Ironmen softball team needed to take over sole possession of first place in Section 4-AA. Maddie Cotter pitched a two-hitter as visiting Steel Valley beat South Allegheny, 1-0, …
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South Hills foul-shooters capture K of C state championships

Jake Pugh, of Jefferson Hills, can explain in detail how to shoot the perfect foul shot. And he’s pretty good at making them, too. Jake won the state championship in his age division at the annual Knights of Columbus foul …
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