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Ravenstahl’s profile wanes with feds’ probe

In this file photo from March 1, 2013, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl takes questions during a news conference where he announced he has abandoned his bid to seek reelection in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) by Joe MandakAssociated Press Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The public couldn’t avoid Luke Ravenstahl when he became the youngest mayor of a major U.S. city nearly seven years ago, even appearing on “Late Night with David Letterman.” Now a 33-year-old lame duck, Ravenstahl governs bunker-style and is rarely seen since a federal grand jury probe claimed his hand-picked police chief and now appears to be focusing on Ravenstahl himself.