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Penguins defeat Lightning, force Game 7 in Eastern Conference finals 

TAMPA, Fla. — One of the attributes coach Mike Sullivan always has praised in rookie goalie Matt Murray is his calm demeanor. Sullivan saw it when ...

Plum superintendent offered paid leave

Plum school board on Tuesday night "offered" to put Superintendent Timothy Glasspool on paid leave as it investigates the findings of a grand jury report. Solicitor ...

Proposed legislation offers incentives to living organ donors in Pa.

A Pennsylvania lawmaker plans to introduce legislation this week that would allow pilot programs to give non-cash rewards to people who donate a kidney or ...

These clowns aren't happy about Pittsburgh's proposed circus act ban

Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday resembled a three-ring circus. More than 100 people crammed into a public hearing to argue for and against proposed legislation that ...

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Pedestrian killed in Somerset County accident

A Friedens man died late Tuesday night after being hit by a vehicle in Somerset County. According to state police at Somerset, Ashton Vaughn Danton, 21, ...

Convenience store robbed by man in wrestling mask

Pittsburgh police are seeking a man who robbed the 7-Eleven at 2269 Noblestown Road late Tuesday night while wearing a yellow wrestling mask. According to police, ...

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Conner's focus turns to football after learning he's cancer-free 

The days leading up to the PET scan that revealed the good news about Pitt running back James Conner's cancer were the most tense of ...

Politics
GOP fundraisers rally to support Trump presidential bid

Donald Trump spent much of the Republican presidential primary contest inveighing against politicians for leaning on wealthy contributors for support. Now he's doing the same. On ...

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Jeannette to remove downtown traffic lights

Three sets of traffic lights in downtown Jeannette will be replaced by stop signs this summer. A request by Jeannette officials to remove the lights along ...

Valley News Dispatch
Distemper outbreak closes Armstrong Co. animal shelter

Orphans of the Storm animal shelter in Armstrong County will remain closed for at least the next five weeks because of an outbreak of canine ...

Sports
Pens' stars align with 'desperate' effort 

TAMPA, Fla. — The stiff upper lip that served Sidney Crosby so well in December, ...

Rossi: Game 7 is only fitting for these Penguins

TAMPA, Fla. — There was "The Save." That was April 13, 1991. About a year ...

Lightning can't recover from disallowed goal 

TAMPA, Fla. — Amalie Arena burst to life. Jonathan Drouin just scored to give Tampa Bay ...

Pirates score early, often in win over Diamondbacks

When bad pitching meets good hitting, the result can look a lot like the Pirates' 12-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday at PNC ...

Roethlisberger 'disappointed' in suspended Steelers WR Bryant but says offense remains focused

Ben Roethlisberger wasn't about to mince words. He usually doesn't when it comes to Martavis Bryant. Just days before the start of last postseason, Roethlisberger said ...

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NFL notebook: Atlanta, Miami, L.A. awarded Super Bowl

The NFL awarded the Super Bowl to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles, three cities that made significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded ...

Lifestyles
Alcohol-laced sodas becoming more common on tap

Alcoholic soft drinks are brewing up a storm in the refreshment industry. Linda Nyman, a co-owner of Penn Brewery in the North Side, says the brewery's ...

Business Headlines
DEP rescinds $8.9 million fine against Range Resource

A year after Range Resources was accused of allowing a leaky well to taint nearby water supplies and refusing orders to fix it, the Department ...

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Is Scarborough Shoal worth a war?

If China begins to reclaim and militarize Scarborough Shoal, says Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III, America must fight. Should we back down, the U.S. ...

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