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The week in photos: Dec. 1-7

Ballerinas dance at a dress rehearsal of “The Nutcracker” on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at the Benedum Center, Downtown. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
Robert Morris University head coach Andrew Toole reacts after a foul against Rider University on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at PPG Paints Arena. RMU beat Rider, 78-75. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Robert Morris University’s Malik Petteway dunks against Rider University on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at PPG Paints Arena. RMU beat Rider 78-75. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Reflected in a table, Council member Ed Kress holds up a handout during a meeting debating whether the county should sue the opioid manufacturers and distributors for the damages of the opioid crisis on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at the Allegheny County Courthouse. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Officials stand by the door of a building where two people were reported shot along the 7200 block of Everton St. on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Homewood. (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)
Kiski’s Nico Dongiovani collides into the boards on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at Center Ice Arena in Delmont. Kiski beat Greensburg Central Catholic, 8-7. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Steelers’ William Gay says a prayer Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier is carted off the field Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
Chelsey Engel, of Dormont, grimaces as she tries to take her chains off of one of the revolving doors at the Grant Building, where U.S. Senator Pat Toomey has an office, during a protest against the proposed federal budget, Monday morning Dec. 4, 2017, in downtown Pittsburgh. (Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette)
Penguins’ Ryan Reaves takes a right from Sabres Zach Bogosian Monday, Dec. 2, 2017, at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
The moon rises before the PIAA Class A semifinal between Jeannette and Farrell on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Seneca Valley High School. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Jeannette’s Robert Kennedy catches an interception next to the foot of FarrellÂ’s Jourdan Townsend during the PIAA Class A semifinal on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Seneca Valley High School. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Quaker Valley head coach Jerry Veshio during Quaker Valley’s 43-23 win over Sharon in the PIAA semi-final game Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Martorelli Stadium in Ross Twp. (Rebecca Droke/Post-Gazette)
Hazelwood as seen from across the Monongahela river in Hays on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Hays. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)