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Ex-Pittsburgher barely makes the cut on 'The Voice'

| Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 1:27 p.m.

Former Pittsburgher James Wolpert will continue to the semi-finals of NBC's “The Voice,” but he just barely made the cut on the Dec. 3 live elimination show.

Wolpert, who complained of being under the weather during his performance on Dec. 2, won the “instant save” Twitter vote against Matthew Schuler, who was sent home.

His coach, Adam Levine, had begged viewers to save Wolpert, saying, “This guy is one of the best singers I have been in a room with.”

This week's elimination left five singers still standing. They'll face off again next week. The live performance show goes down to one hour at 8 p.m. Dec. 9, with eliminations at 9 p.m. Dec. 10. The winner will be revealed on a two-hour finale show Dec. 17.

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