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Pittsburgh Marathon organizers focus on improving race's quality, not size

To understand how far the Pittsburgh Marathon has come since its reboot, it helps to know where things were when Patrice Matamoros took over as ...

Hillary Clinton stresses need for civility, unity

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton plans to win big by keeping it small. "I could not be more grateful for the opportunity to run for this ...

Salem residents, gas firm shift focus to recovery after pipeline explosion

Randy Gillis pushed back the brim of his baseball cap and looked at charred hillsides that had produced crops and pastured cows on his family's ...

Scottdale steelmaker soldiers on, hopes Trump can bring change to D.C.

Jim Philipkosky jokes that he bought his small specialty steel company in Scottdale "a day before the credit window closed" in January 2008. Nine months later, ...

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Canonsburg man works to get on U.S. Senate ballot as Independent

It started with a sign. With little work for his landscaping business in early March, Brandon Hudock, of Canonsburg, had free time and an idea. So for ...

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Pittsburgh Marathon holds special meaning for Team Lauryn

They gathered last night, on the eve of the Pittsburgh Marathon, as they do every year. From Seattle and Southington, Conn., Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and places ...

Valley News Dispatch
Firms filling hundreds of job openings for U.S. Open in Oakmont

Area residents have a chance not only to be at the U.S. Open, but also to get paid to be there. At least two companies ...

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Penguins square series with Capitals on Fehr's 3rd-period goal

WASHINGTON — There were certain things Eric Fehr was trying to do when he scored ...

Rossi: Orpik's hit ups ante for ugly

WASHINGTON The Conscience became The Enemy. But the Penguins stayed true to their identity, which ...

Letang steps up ice time after Maatta's 1st-period injury

WASHINGTON — Defenseman Kris Letang stepped onto the ice for a Penguins power play as ...

Analysis: Steelers' draft class solid but won't help now 

The plan was made, and the plan was followed. The only thing that remains is to wait and see if the plan worked, which we ...

Liriano in control in Bucs' win over Reds 

Over the past three seasons, Francisco Liriano has found success by throwing fewer pitches in ...

New swing leads to Polanco's breakout

Gregory Polanco still has the lighting-quick hands that made him the top positional prospect to come through the Pirates' system since Andrew McCutchen. He still runs ...

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Former Pitt WR Boyd ready to elevate Bengals offense

Hours after the Bengals drafted him in the second round, Tyler Boyd was in Cincinnati on Saturday afternoon already talking Super Bowl. Appearing at a news ...

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Are we repeating history by letting our financial sector get too big?

"You are dangerously big." That message was delivered to five banks by federal regulators last month. Now America needs to summon the courage to say ...

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