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Murray, Penguins withstand Capitals' late barrage for Game 3 victory

Shortly before he left the ice for the second intermission of the Penguins' 3-2 win ...

Pa. raises speed limit to 70 on sections of turnpike, interstates

A 5 mph increase in the speed limit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and several interstates is a welcome upgrade for motorist Frank Warg of Coshocton, ...

'Hamilton' gets record 16 Tony nods; several CMU alumni nominated

NEW YORK — The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools to vote on policies for transgender students

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board plans to vote June 22 on a districtwide policy that would protect transgender students from discrimination. If it is ...

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Pennsylvania politicians want lighter penalty against Uber

Gov. Tom Wolf, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto urged members of the Public Utility Commission on Tuesday to reconsider an ...

Mylan profit drops after series of acquisitions

Mylan NV's profit plummeted 75 percent in the first quarter as the generic drug giant generated higher expenses from a string of acquisitions last year. The ...

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European study of breast cancer mutations may help Pitt researchers target cellular changes

A vast European study of breast cancer's genetic mutations could help University of Pittsburgh researchers target cellular changes that signal the onset of the disease ...

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Cruz fights for survival in Indiana

OSCEOLA, Ind. — Ted Cruz's conservative crusade for the presidency fought for life Monday before a vote in Indiana that could effectively end the GOP's ...

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Answers elusive in Salem Township natural gas pipeline explosion

As crews from Spectra Energy Corp. and federal investigators searched for clues Monday to the cause of a natural gas pipeline explosion Friday that rocked ...

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Police work with Leechburg Area School District to update weapons policies

Police departments serving the Leechburg Area School District's communities will work with the district to update its policies and procedures in the wake of a ...

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Penguins' Letang faces NHL hearing over Johansson hit 

Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will meet with the NHL's Department of Player Safety on Tuesday and possibly receive supplemental discipline for his high hit on ...

Rossi: To be fair, NHL must suspend Letang 

Kris Letang didn't take the high road. He also forced the Penguins to surrender the high ground. If he's around for Game 4 of a contentious, ...

Penguins, Capitals get chippy in Game 3 

The series began as a battle between this generation's greatest superstars: Sidney Crosby and Alex ...

Cole roughed up by Cubs in 7-2 loss

There was plenty of sizzle between the Pirates and Chicago Cubs on Monday, which was expected. There was lots of fizzle, too, which is why the ...

Arrieta, Cubs embrace National League target

Jake Arrieta never has had a problem wearing a target. Prior to last season's National League wild-card game at PNC Park, the Chicago Cubs pitcher went ...

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Pittsburgh-based Jazz helps small businesses find right people

Recruiting the right employees is a key to success in the business world, a fact not lost on Pittsburgh technology company Jazz. The Strip District-based company, ...

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Five foreign policy pointers for the next president

When it comes to voting in elections, Americans weigh domestic and foreign affairs differently. On domestic issues, they side with candidates who share their views. ...

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