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June 11, 2019 - 12:57 pm
Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen for ransom. But instead of paying up, the band will release it in aid of environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion.
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FILE - This March 14, 2017 file photo shows the Starbucks logo on a shop in downtown Pittsburgh. Starbucks and environmental charity Hubbub announced Monday, June 10, 2019 are launching a trial program to lend passengers at Britain’s Gatwick Airport reusable cups while waiting for their flights in hopes of cutting down on waste. The one-month pilot program will give passengers at Britain’s second-largest airport the option of borrowing the cup _ rather than using a paper one _ and disposing of it before getting on their flights at “Cup Check-In’’ points. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
June 10, 2019 - 9:05 am
LONDON (AP) — Starbucks and environmental charity Hubbub are launching a trial program to lend passengers at Britain's Gatwick Airport reusable cups while waiting for their flights in hopes of cutting down on waste. The one-month pilot program will give passengers at Britain's second-largest...
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© Matt Steecker / Ithaca Journal
June 04, 2019 - 5:48 pm
If you are interested in solar panels for your home and your community, carve out some time to learn about the Solar United Neighbors.
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City of Pittsburgh
June 04, 2019 - 1:41 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - What does it take for a garbage can to be smart? How about when it can tell you when it’s full without anyone opening the lid. The city of Pittsburgh has placed about a thousand so-called smart trash cans in public places. They send a wireless signal to Public...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2018, file photo, young plaintiffs stand on the steps of the United States District Courthouse during a rally in Eugene, Ore., to support a high-profile climate change lawsuit against the federal government. A lawsuit by a group of young Americans accusing the U.S. government of harming them by having fostered a fossil-fuels energy system faces a major hurdle Tuesday, June 4, 2019, when a federal appeals court hears oral arguments on whether the case should proceed. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP, File)
June 04, 2019 - 2:13 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Three judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court...
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North Versailles Police Department
May 30, 2019 - 11:54 am
A black bear has been spotted in North Versailles. According to police the bar was last seen entering a wooded area behind the fire department.
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Stormy sky and rain
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
May 28, 2019 - 11:17 am
The Pittsburgh area is expecting severe weather throughout the day on Tuesday.
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a whale that washed ashore Thursday, May 23, 2019
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May 26, 2019 - 1:47 pm
More whales have been spotted in the San Francisco Bay Area since early March and scientists fear it's because they are starving and can't complete their annual migration from Mexico to Alaska.
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elephants drink water in the Chobe National Park in Botswana
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May 23, 2019 - 12:19 pm
Botswana has long been a refuge for elephants on a continent where tens of thousands have been killed over the years for their ivory,
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Cicada and Olive Tree
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
May 21, 2019 - 11:14 am
Millions of cicadas are beginning to emerge in the Pittsburgh area.
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