Top Pittsburgh news: Zoo ranks among worst for elephants; mayor calls for gondolas; more

Top Pittsburgh news: Zoo ranks among worst for elephants; mayor calls for gondolas; more
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By Hoodline - Published on January 29, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Pittsburgh.

National animal rights group ranks Pittsburgh Zoo as worst for elephants in US

Controversy surrounding elephants at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium has been ongoing for several years, and it doesn’t appear to be fading. 

Read the full story on Pittsburgh City Paper.

Iron City Front is a new, anti-fascist supporters' group for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Supporters' groups are an important part of a soccer team's ecosystem. Iron City Front, a new independent fan club for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, formed as a group of friends and like-minded people with anti-fascist beliefs. 

Read the full story on Pittsburgh City Paper.

2020 elections should be safe, FBI Pittsburgh says

Foreign adversaries, including Russia and China, try to illegally influence the American political process on a regular basis, not just in the 2016 election, according to the FBI.

Read the full story on WESA.

2 satellites on possible collision course directly above Pittsburgh; experts hoping it's a near miss

Two satellites are on a possible collision course over Pittsburgh, and we have a front row seat.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Mayor Peduto wants to connect parts of Pittsburgh by gondolas

We might be moving around Pittsburgh in gondolas, if Mayor Bill Peduto can make it happen.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.


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