Daily Archive: November 13, 2013

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Sports

Zanna leads Pittsburgh over Fresno State 75-54

Pittsburgh’s Talib Zanna (42) shoots over Fresno State’s Tyler Johnson in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) PITTSBURGH (AP) – Fresno State came out hot and jumped out to an early lead after flying across the country. Then, the Bulldogs got zoned out.

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International

Toronto mayor admits he has bought illegal drugs

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford holds a Rob Ford bobblehead doll at Toronto city hall on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Up to 300 people lined up at City Hall Tuesday to buy the “Robbie Bobbie” dolls for $20 each, with the proceeds going to charity. The mayor has been dogged by accusations of drug and alcohol abuse. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn) by Rob Gilles and Charmaine NoronhaAssociated Press Writers TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted during a heated City Council debate Wednesday that he had bought illegal drugs in the past two years, but he firmly refused to step down from his job even after nearly every councilor stood up to ask him to take a leave of absence.

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Metro

Activists rally to get Ford’s shooter off streets

The Alliance for Police Accountability held the “One Year-Later-Justice is Needed for Leon Ford and the Neighborhoods Under Zone 5 Police Jurisdiction” rally and Press Conference on Nov. 12 at the City-County Building. Community leaders, citizens and friends and family of Ford participated in the rally and press conference, which took place on the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Leon Ford Jr. by Pittsburgh police. The rally was held to demonstrate a demand of justice for Ford and no tolerance for police misconduct. The shooting officer, David Derbish, is still patrolling the streets even though he is being investigated for deadly use of force. There has been no indication of what the status of the investigation is. Attorney for the parents of Trayvon Martin and a consultant for Ford’s case, Benjamin Crumb, pictured above with Ford’s parents Leon Ford Sr. and Latonya Green, speaks out on the injustice and danger of having an officer on the streets accused of violating the law. (Photos by J.L. Martello)

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Sports

OVERTIME 11-13-13

BILL NEAL :10 Listen…or should I say pay atten­­tion here. You know some of you city league grads don’t respond well if you don’t have somebody telling you what to do. (Oh re-lax, will ya. Just a little city league humor.)

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Sports

After Bills…Steelers to face impressive young Lions

ANTONIO BROWN was offensive MVP against the Buffalo Bills with 6 catches for 104 yards. (Courier Photo by William McBride) At one time the AFC North Division was the strongest in the NFL but now it may be the weakest. But that may be a good thing for the Steelers, because even with a 3-6 record they are still in the race for the division title.

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Lifestyle

Church Circuit 11-13-13

Fall Harvest Revival NOV. 13—Bethesda Ministries Inc. will host its “Pittsburgh Fall Harvest” Revival at 7:30 p.m. at Missionary Temple Ministries COGIC, 238 Penn Ave., East Liberty. The revival, which will run through Nov. 14, will feature guest evangelist will be Prophet Brian Carn of Jacksonville, Fla. For more information, email Elder James W. Vaughn Jr. at jvaughn1956@gmail.com.