Top Pittsburgh news: Fundraiser launched after tragic fishing accident; Crosby returns; more

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Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh native completes astronaut training

NASA is working to send astronauts to Mars, and one of them might bring along a Terrible Towel.

Read the full story on WESA.

Fundraiser launched after tragic fishing accident impacts Pittsburgh artists

A member of the local arts community suffered a devastating loss last week, and now a fundraiser has been launched to help her family and anyone else who was affected.

Read the full story on Pittsburgh City Paper.

'Coaching Boys into Men' Program proves effective for Pittsburgh-area middle school athletes

New research finds the violence prevention program, Coaching Boys into Men, is effective in mitigating harmful behavior among middle school students. 

Read the full story on WESA.

Pittsburgh's new chief development officer took winding, rocky road

After rising through the public housing world in Atlanta, Seattle and Philadelphia, Marty LaMar hit rough terrain in Toledo.

Read the full story on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Pittsburgh Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby set to return to the lineup against the Minnesota Wild

After weeks of recovery, Sidney Crosby will be returning to the lineup against the Minnesota Wild.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

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