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Saturday – Nov. 8, 2014

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Students rehearse for 'The Nutcracker' at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre in the Strip District on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. Students from Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School participated in they day's costume fittings and rehearsals in preparation for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s annual holiday tradition, “The Nutcracker.” Starting with September auditions, students complete hours of rehearsals before joining PBT’s professional company of dancers in 24 performances of The Nutcracker, Dec. 5-28, at the Benedum Center, Downtown.
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Kaileah Long (left), 17, of Thorton, Col., gets some help from Annie Martin, 17, of Lubbock, Texas , with her clown costume for 'The Nutcracker' at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre in the Strip District on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
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Alex Ditch, 9, stands along the parade route dressed in his father's Marine coat during the Downtown veteran's parade on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
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Bob Rumba of Robinson, a puppeteer, stands along the parade route during the Downtown Veteran's Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
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Ireland McFarland, 6, of Washington County, marches in the Veteran's Day parade, Downtown, on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
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Sue Lippert of the North Side stands with her granddaughter, Ava Lippert, 7, as they watch the Veteran's Day parade, Downtown, on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
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John Chearney, a commander of American Legion Post 446 in Mt. Pleasant, carries an American flag after a public ceremony honoring 129 Civil War soldiers buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. The event was held by the Westmoreland County Historical Society and the Mt. Pleasant Area Historical Society. It’s the historical society’s fourth in a series honoring Civil War veterans buried in county cemeteries.
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A veteran waves from a school bus as it moves along the parade route of the Veteran's Day parade, Downtown, on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
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A young boy holds his flag as he rides along the Veteran's Day parade route, Downtown, on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
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George Ryan, 6, (right) and Cooper Glath, 4, both of the North Side, salute as veterans pass during the Veteran's Day parade, Downtown, on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
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Michael McIntyre of Export tries out one of the new stationary bikes at the Sampson Family YMCA, formerly the East Suburban YMCA, in Plum on Saturday Nov. 8, 2014 with his wife Linda looking on. The East Suburban YMCA officially celebrated its re-dedication as the Sampson Family YMCA.
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The color guard for the VFW Post 914 turns onto the Boulevard of the Allies during the Veteran's Day parade, Downtown, on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
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Max Marecic, 9, of Penn-Trafford, tests the elliptical at the Sampson Family YMCA, formerly the East Suburban YMCA, in Plum on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. The East Suburban YMCA officially celebrated its re-dedication as the Sampson Family YMCA.
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People attending the ribbon-cutting at the Sampson Family YMCA, formerly the East Suburban YMCA, in Plum on Saturday Nov. 8, 2014 tour the training kitchen. The East Suburban YMCA officially celebrated its re-dedication as the Sampson Family YMCA.
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Dakota McIntyre (left) and Jake Stackiewicz, both 16 and from Murrysville, try the weight machines at the Sampson Family YMCA, formerly the East Suburban YMCA, in Plum on Saturday Nov. 8, 2014.
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Sidney Davis | Trib Total Media
People attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Sampson Family YMCA, formerly the East Suburban YMCA, in Plum on Saturday Nov. 8, 2014 tour the swimming pool.
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Michele Buros of Monroeville clears the fallen leaves in her yard on a sunny Saturday Nov. 8, 2014.
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Schuyler Mainier (front), 9, of Fox Chapel, waits with fellow clowns Mackenzie Cherry (center), 10, of Wexford, and Leinala Cabrera, 10, of Ohio Township, after getting fitted for their costumes for 'The Nutcracker' at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre in the Strip District on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. One hundred and thirty-six students were outfitted for their roles for the annual holiday shows, which run Dec. 5 through 28 at the Benedum Center, Downtown.
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Paris Belfour (center), 17, of Morningside, holds still as her costume is adjusted during costume fittings for 'The Nutcracker' at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre in the Strip District on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. Also sharing a laugh are fellow dancers Cameron Angeleri (far left), 17, of Lawrenceville, Kari Rose Teigen (second from left), 17, of Lawrenceville, and Sophia Brodin (right front), 17, of Squirrel Hill.
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Elsa Blodgett, 8, of Fox Chapel, sits and waits for her turn to dance during rehearsals for 'The Nutcracker' at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre in the Strip District on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. Students have been practicing since September for the performance.

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