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Camera, not autism, defines Crafton artist 

Joe Smith is walking Downtown. Suddenly, he stops. He points his camera at a crack in the sidewalk. He shoots, then moves on. Until he notices a traffic ...

Experts offer debate dos, don'ts for Clinton, Trump

Monday's presidential debate could draw more viewers than the record-setting 1980 showdown between Ronald Reagan ...

Taxpayers foot hefty bill of presidential searches at Pennsylvania's state-owned universities

Taxpayers and students at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities have paid more than $1.5 million during the past six years for a continuous series of searches ...

Stand Down Pittsburgh offers 1-stop shop to assist veterans — particularly the homeless

The before and after was remarkable. Before he sat in a barber's chair for the first time in more than a year, Harry Waidler, 51, ...

Politics
Bill Clinton's former lover accepts Trump's invite to debate

Gennifer Flowers, who revealed a sexual relationship with Bill Clinton in the 1990s, will reportedly accept Donald Trump's invitation to attend the first presidential debate ...

Valley News Dispatch
Memorial in Freeport Community Park pays tribute to deceased children

A rarity among public monuments, a children's memorial was dedicated Saturday in Freeport's Community Park for local youths who died before their time. From the nearby ...

Sports
Steelers rookies Burns, Davis and Hargrave acing learning curve

In the past, the Steelers were characterized as a team that leaned on experience, particularly on defense. Free agent spending sprees and greater expectations of high ...

Starkey: Steelers have some advice for Wentz

I have no idea what Jon Gruden meant Monday night when he said of Carson ...

Pitt falls to North Carolina on last-second TD pass

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Sweat streaking down his face and a dirty uniform still hanging on him long after the end of the game, Ejuan ...

Penn State no match for No. 4 Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — No. 4 Michigan had outgained Penn State by more than 200 yards when both teams returned to their locker rooms at ...

Penguins goalie Murray out at least 3 weeks with broken hand

Entering training camp, one of the biggest decisions coach Mike Sullivan faced was how he ...

Starting nine: Pirates have options beyond signing Nova

Written by Pirates beat reporter Travis Sawchik, "The Starting Nine" is a weekly feature composed of quick-hit thoughts and analysis on the Pirates and MLB. ...

Penguins/NHL
Penguins defenseman Oleksy hopes grit gets him looks

One of the bigger crowd reactions during Saturday's intrasquad Penguins scrimmage at UPMC Lemieux Sports ...

Arts and Entertainment
'Doors Open Pittsburgh' event gives behind-the-scenes look at Downtown buildings

Pittsburghers can get exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences at some of the city's most iconic buildings thanks ...

Lifestyles
Smoke offers more than barbecue, tacos to savor

The scent of burning wood — of sweet maple and cherry balanced with bold oak — wafts through Smoke Barbeque Taqueria, adding to the ambience ...

Business Headlines
Metallurgical coal sector experiences price bounce

A big bounce in prices has one sector of the coal industry using a word it has not uttered in several years: expansion. Benchmark prices for ...

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Trump, Clinton symptoms of a disease

Presidential elections bring out the worst in the American people, who every four years manage to forget everything they know about human nature. In their ...

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