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Live from Philadelphia: Democratic National Convention 

Democrats are meeting in Philadelphia this week for their national convention to formally nominate Hillary Clinton as the party's presidential candidate on the November general ...

Pittsburgh hospitals get low marks in Medicare's new ratings

Four of Pittsburgh's biggest-name hospitals received below-average scores on new quality ratings the federal government released Wednesday. Allegheny General Hospital, the North Side flagship of Allegheny ...

Pittsburgh chief McLay said he broke no rules in DNC appearance

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay said Wednesday that he broke no rules when he spoke in uniform about community-police relations Tuesday night at the Democratic ...

You don't need to check in to check out the best hotel bars in Western Pa.

We have some amazing hotels in the Pittsburgh region and, though you may not find yourself checking into a room for a staycation, the lobby ...

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PWSA hires new executive director

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority board of directors on Wednesday voted unanimously to hire a county administrator from Virginia with experience in water and ...

Editors Picks
For versatile singer Groban, opportunities keep knocking

Josh Groban didn't spend a long time studying theater at Carnegie Mellon University, but the experience was hard to forget. "I was there for about ...

Politics
Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails 

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump encouraged Russia on Wednesday to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, setting off an ...

Westmoreland
Franklin Regional school stabbing trial delayed until October at earliest

The attempted murder trial of the former Franklin Regional High School student accused of stabbing staff and students in a knife rampage two years ago ...

Valley News Dispatch
Cash 5 winner at Harrison donut shop

A winning Cash 5 lottery ticket worth $800,000 was sold at the Donut Connection in Harrison. The ticket, for the July 26 drawing, matched all five ...

Sports
Rossi: Timing right for Polanco to fill void 

It's not a rule. Doesn't always happen, either. Sometimes, though, a legend's exit is almost ...

Pitt lands 2 on All-ACC preseason team

Pitt guard Dorian Johnson and defensive end Ejuan Price — both seniors from WPIAL schools ...

University Prep football star Robinson transferring to Imani Christian

Kenny Robinson, a Division I football prospect and one of the top players in the City League, has left University Prep and plans to transfer ...

Penn State lands 4-star DB from West Virginia

Penn State added to its Class of 2017 on Wednesday when four-star defensive back Derrek Pitts gave a verbal commitment to play for the Nittany ...

Pirates/MLB
Liriano takes step back in loss to Mariners 

After taking four steps forward in July, Francisco Liriano took a step — a large ...

Lifestyles
Brazil's national cocktail poised for Olympic exposure

It's tempting to call cachaça (pronounced ka-SHAH-sah) a Brazilian rum and think of the caipirinha as another muddled tropical cocktail. The upcoming Olympics in Rio ...

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Will Putin get a Pulitzer?

Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: "All my life I have ever made but one prayer to God, ...

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