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Rossi: Murray comes up large when Penguins need him 

Jumbo Joe called Mighty Matt "a big boy." Man, did the Penguins' rookie goalie take a big-boy bow on hockey's grand stage on Monday night. The ...

CDC: More cases of antibiotic-resistant bacteria expected in the U.S.

Federal health authorities expect to see more cases of an antibiotic-resistant bacteria discovered recently in ...

Woman shot in New Kensington during car theft

An encounter at the end of a dead-end street in New Kensington early Tuesday resulted in a woman shot and her car stolen. According to ...

Group preserving history through Perryopolis Quaker Church restoration

Del Carson is the sixth-generation owner of his Perry Township farm, where he raises beef cattle. From his property, he can see the one-room Providence Meeting ...

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Man holed up in New Ken house

New Kensington police carrying assault rifles are trying to get a man holed up in a house on Ridge Avenue to come out. The incident began ...

Man shot in left leg in Rostraver

Rostraver police and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to Lenity School Road at about 5 p.m. Tuesday after a 52-year-old man was shot in the ...

More affordable housing for low-income residents to cost Pittsburgh $10 million a year

Pittsburgh should raise at least $10 million a year in public money to provide more affordable housing for low-income residents, a report released Tuesday contends. ...

Editors Picks
Spand-Ice simplifies hot, cold therapy on the go

For most of her adult life, Helen Behn has been in discomfort. "I have suffered from ...

Allegheny
Father, daughter charged with hindering apprehension of Wilkinsburg shooting suspect

Police have charged two residents of Pittsburgh's Lincoln-Lemington neighborhood with hindering the apprehension of a man identified as a suspect — but not yet charged ...

Politics
SiriusXM suspends Glenn Beck over Trump comments on show

NEW YORK — Conservative host Glenn Beck has been suspended by SiriusXM satellite radio for agreeing with an author who asked hypothetically "what patriot will ...

Westmoreland
Therapy chickens may be forced to leave coop at Hempfield home

Sarah Downing barely flinches when her pet chicken pecks at her hair. Two-month-old Sunny regularly occupies a perch atop the 15-year-old girl's right shoulder as Sarah ...

Valley News Dispatch
Harmar paints over student mural

A student mural in the entrance to the Harmar Municipal Building is gone. The mural, created by Allegheny Valley students about two years ago, was painted ...

Sports
Starkey: Underrated 'D' keys Pens' 'crazy fast' style

A couple of radio interviews opened my eyes Tuesday. I conducted one, talking to former Penguins winger Colby Armstrong about the club's unique approach. "The ...

Playing with lead problematic for Pens in recent series

Somewhere between resilient and resolved lies the best description of the Penguins' performances when they ...

NHL will not discipline Sharks' Marleau for hit to Rust's head

Having scored four goals in the last three games — the three biggest games the Penguins have played in years — Bryan Rust has emerged ...

Sharks look to rectify gaffes after Game 1 loss to Penguins

In the Stanley Cup Final for the first time, Brent Burns saw a San Jose Sharks team that "dipped a toe in the water." What ...

Steelers' Mitchell thrives on toughness

Steelers pro personnel coordinator Brandon Hunt saw Mike Mitchell was watching practice with defensive backs coach Carnell Lake, and he couldn't help but ask the ...

Nicklaus opens up about challenges of playing U.S. Open at Oakmont

Reflecting on 40 years' worth of the Memorial, Jack Nicklaus said the tournament has been helped by generous sponsors and the growth of the Columbus ...

Pirates/MLB
Pirates notebook: Caminero not happy with Diamondbacks manager

MIAMI — Arquimedes Caminero thinks Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale should mind his own business. In his last relief outing eight days ago, Caminero beaned ...

Arts and Entertainment
Regent Square author makes case for value of storytelling

Jonathan Auxier's mother, Doris Hutton, was raised on a wheat farm in a remote part of North Dakota. Hutton grew up in a strict and ...

Featured Commentary
Will there always be England?

In his op-ed in The Washington Post, Chris Grayling, leader of the House of Commons, made the case for British withdrawal from the European Union ...

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