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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, ...

Wade defense alleges slipshod police work

Artist Matthew Buchholz said the first thing he noticed when poking his head into the basement of his girlfriend's Chislett Street home was a pair ...

Dentist aids National Aviary in quest for better fix for broken beaks

For birds, a beak injury can be catastrophic. The pointed, hard structures are essential for tasks large and small, such as eating, catching food and grooming ...

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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 ...

Allegheny
ICA picks interim director committed to 'openness, transparency'

The state agency overseeing Pittsburgh's finances made it official on Monday, announcing Gordon Reynolds "Renny" Clark as its interim director. The deal between the Pittsburgh ...

Politics
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 ...

Westmoreland
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 ...

Valley News Dispatch
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 ...

Sports
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 ...

Steelers notebook: Team opts not to pick up LB Jones' option 

The Steelers on Monday decided not to pick up linebacker Jarvis Jones' fifth-year option on his rookie contract, making Jones a free agent after this ...

Arts and Entertainment
Billy Porter to lead off star-powered Cabaret Series

The fifth season of the Trust Cabaret Series is bringing in some Broadway heavy-hitters, starting on Oct. 17 with Pittsburgh native Billy Porter, a Tony ...

Business Headlines
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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