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Marathon officials weed out would-be cheaters

A warning to would-be cheats at the 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon: Race officials, runners, spectators and online sleuths are coming after you. As the marathon grows in ...

Steelers, 1st-round pick Burns fit well together

Melvin Bratton had no doubt that his client, cornerback Artie Burns, would be taken off the draft board by the Steelers on Thursday night. On Friday, ...

Moms get to 'tell it like it is' at show

We've heard the refrain since childhood: "Listen to your mother!" We didn't always agree with her, but that doesn't stop us hearing her voice in ...

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Former Tarentum falcon feeds 1st hatched chick

The soap opera of the Cathedral of Learning peregrine falcons took a macabre turn Friday as the recently re-mated falcon "Hope" fed one of her ...

Allegheny
Port Authority: No more free buses, zones, cash on trains

Port Authority of Allegheny County plans to eliminate free bus rides in Downtown, charge for ConnectCards and make all riders pay at the start of ...

Politics
Trump makes case to GOP insiders in California amid chaotic protest

BURLINGAME, Calif. — Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California's Republican party Friday, making his case directly to the GOP's ...

Valley News Dispatch
Leechburg student with gun likely to be expelled

Leechburg Area School District board members and administrators say they plan to review district security ...

Sports
Steelers boost secondary by drafting Maryland safety Davis in 2nd round

Defensive backs coach Carnell Lake channeled his inner Lou Brown of the movie "Major League" after the Steelers used a second draft pick in as ...

Mature Murray moving past 1st career playoff loss

ARLINGTON, Va. — Matt Murray on Friday morning reviewed the overtime goal scored on a ...

Rossi: Penguins defensemen can hold up against bigger Capitals by 'keeping it simple'

ARLINGTON, Va. — Speed can't be taught. Neither can a fondness for being hit. Though ...

Harrison, Joyce homer to back strong outing by Nicasio in Pirates' win

The strikeouts came early for Juan Nicasio, but he was in control throughout the game. The ...

Bengals pick Pitt's Boyd in second round 

Tyler Boyd is proud, but he wasn't proud enough to curb his emotions Friday night ...

Penguins/NHL
NHL notebook: Ducks fire Boudreau after another early playoff exit

The Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after the four-time Pacific Division champions' first-round exit from the playoffs. While announcing the move, Ducks ...

Business Headlines
Rethought space changes reputation at former Allegheny Center Mall

Rick Newton was looking for a bigger office for his consulting firm, but moving to a derelict shopping center on the North Side was not ...

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Hospital care, Part II

Last week's column on my lung surgery struck a nerve. Many of you wished me well. Others said I deserve to die. "He likes free ...

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