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Duck devotees, sports fans tying up traffic Downtown |

Duck devotees, sports fans tying up traffic Downtown

| Saturday, October 19, 2013 3:00 p.m

A menagerie consisting of a duck, a penguin and a panther were causing major traffic delays Saturday afternoon in Downtown, Pittsburgh police said.

Thousands of people were migrating to Point State Park to catch a final glimpse of the 40-foot Rubber Duck that’s leaving town Sunday night. In addition, city police said, traffic has been heavy because of the Pittsburgh Penguins game that started at 1 p.m., and fans arriving early for the 7 p.m. Pitt Panthers game at Heinz Field.

Police are warning motorists coming to the city to allow extra travel time.

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