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Clinton fans drawn to Philadelphia for 'historic moment'

Rose George figures she'll cry and pray Thursday night when she watches Hillary Clinton become the nation's first woman to accept a major political party's ...

Obama boosts Clinton; Kaine mocks Trump

PHILADELPHIA — His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Plum school board mum on investigation

Plum Borough School District residents want to know when an independent investigation by Levin Law Group will be complete and how much it costs. District officials ...

Fire hits building under construction in Strip District

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire Wednesday night at a building under construction in the Strip District. The fire was called in at about 9:45 p.m. near ...

Pittsburgh board sets policy for community schools

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board on Wednesday approved a policy that will serve as a broad guideline for establishing community schools. A community school ...

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Police: Naked owner stands in window of Zelienople bridal shop

Witnesses and a cellphone photo led to the apprehension of a man who authorities said was walking naked last week in the window of his ...

Allegheny
Pittsburgh chief McLay said he broke no rules in DNC appearance

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay never mentioned Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in his five-minute convention address Tuesday night, but a union leader says his ...

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 20 students and a security guard in a knife rampage ...

Valley News Dispatch
Alle-Kiski Valley air-conditioning companies' phones ringing steadily amid heat wave

Sue Matviko notices a funny thing about her customers. "People will go a whole day without heat," said Matviko, general manager of Automatic Heating & ...

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Cole throws 1st career complete game in Pirates' blowout of Mariners 

As he watched the game-ending double play from the center of the infield Wednesday, Gerrit Cole thrust his arms into the night air. He seemed ...

Analysis: Injuries only thing standing in way of Steelers and Super Bowl 

Teams that likely will be without the best running back in the NFL for a month tend to shy away from uttering the words "Super" ...

NFLPA: No interview scheduled for Harrison

The Steelers report to training camp Thursday and will conduct their first practice the next ...

Starkey: MLB instant replay has gone mad

So the Adam Frazier-out-at-second replay Tuesday caused quite the reaction in the Pirates radio booth. To recount, Frazier took an extra base on a single ...

Spokeman for women's group says timing of Kang bobblehead giveaway 'unfortunate'

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape doesn't expect the Pirates to nix a bobblehead promotion for infielder Jung Ho Kang, who is under investigation for sexual assault. ...

Pitt's Aussie punter part of trend

Kirk Christodoulou grew up playing Australian Rules Football in his native Melbourne. He was one of the lucky ones. In a sport where opponents tug at ...

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NFL notebook: Fitzpatrick re-signs with Jets

After a five-month standoff, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick re-signed with Jets on Wednesday night, after his teammates reported to training camp in Florham Park, N.J. Fitzpatrick's one-year ...

Lifestyles
Geppetto Cafe serves up scrumptious breakfast offerings

Breakfast. It's known for being the most important meal of the day. It's also known for being skipped. Except maybe on Sunday, and even then ...

Business Headlines
Pittsburgh tech firm workers romp on soccer field to burn off energy, network

Adam Panzica's nose was still slightly swollen a week after he broke it during a ...

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A guiding principle for physicians is primum non nocere, the Latin expression for "first, do no harm." In order not to do harm, whether it's ...

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