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Brunch Sausage: 5 stories to read this afternoon

Published by Andrew McGill on .

breakfastsausageGood afternoon.

1.P-G writer Torsten Ove writes a moving story on the last lives lost during World War I, when several glory-blinded commanders sent 10,000 troops to their deaths in one last battle on the eve of the famous eleventh-hour-of-the-eleventh-day armstice.

2. Mayor-elect Bill Peduto is forming eight transition teams to find solutions to targeted city problems. And they only have a month to do it.

3. The state House has approved a bill to track pills, proposing to expand the state's existing prescription drug database.

4. Pittsburgh gets a nod in the WaPo as a city with only middling voter turnout in a mayoral election.

5. On Sunday, the Post-Gazette's editorial board weighed in on Obama's misstatements about the Affordable Care Act.

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