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2 children die in Marshall-Shadeland house fire

Two children died in a house fire Monday morning in the Marshall-Shadeland section of Pittsburgh, authorities said. The children, ages 7 and 12, were in ...

Live from Philadelphia: Democratic National Convention 

Democrats are meeting in Philadelphia this week for their national convention to formally nominate Hillary Clinton as the party's presidential candidate on the November general ...

From prison to Democratic National Convention, Veon 'back in the game'

PHILADELPHIA — Former Pennsylvania House Democratic Whip Mike Veon missed his party's last presidential nominating convention in 2012. He was in prison. At the time, Veon, 59, ...

Latrobe native Curtin's passions collide as intern with Smithsonian museum

Pamela Curtin of Latrobe spent her summer helping others look to the stars. The West Virginia University graduate student will wrap up an internship at the ...

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At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo

TOKYO — Japan's national broadcaster NHK is reporting that 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a knife attack at a facility for the ...

Pittsburgh police union vows to appeal arbitrator's contract

Pittsburgh's police union, which requested arbitration in 2014 because contract negotiations with the city stalled, vowed on Monday to appeal terms of an arbitration panel's ...

State's public pensions to get scrutiny in audit

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's fiscal watchdog will audit the $78 billion in assets under the state's two big public employee retirement systems. The announcement Monday by Auditor ...

Atlas Resource Partners filing for bankruptcy protection

Natural gas producer Atlas Resource Partners said Monday it will file for bankruptcy protection this week as part of a restructuring agreement it reached with ...

Editors Picks
Tributes to Cardille a testament to impact he had on Pittsburghers

Bill Cardille had every right to be irked. Two years ago, I called the legendary ...

Westmoreland
Monessen native sees potential in century-old building

Matthew Shorraw sees beauty worth preserving in the former Monessen Savings and Trust Co. building, built more than 100 years ago at 500 Donner Ave. He ...

Valley News Dispatch
Message of hope touted in walk for addiction recovery

Long-term recovering drug addicts on Saturday said they are living proof that sobriety is attainable even though the heroin epidemic and other drugs are killing ...

Sports
Steelers' Bell on social media: 'I am not going to miss games, trust me' 

Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell in June said he's never missed a drug test. Bell ...

NFL clears Peyton Manning of HGH allegations 

The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with human growth hormone or other prohibited substances as alleged in a ...

Entering camp, Steelers seek consistency on special teams

Almost a decade ago, as a 35-year-old, first-time NFL head coach, Mike Tomlin didn't take ...

Record-setting guard Konek leaves Imani Christian

After a freshman season with Imani Christian in which she became the first freshman girl in WPIAL history to eclipse 1,000 points in a season, ...

Habitat, not predators, seen as key to wildlife populations

Predators take a lot of heat for pursuing prey species that sometimes also are pursued by sportsmen. Their impact is more imagined than real, though. That's the ...

Arts and Entertainment
Reel Paddling Film Festival making stop in Kittanning

Outdoor enthusiasts, kayakers and paddlers are invited to convene July 30 at Kittanning Riverfront Park for a screening of The Reel Paddling Film Festival. This international ...

Lifestyles
Mt. Lebanon couple helps parents get closer to their baby with wraps and carriers

There's nothing that can replace feeling your baby's beating heart next to your skin. That's why a Mt. Lebanon couple opened a store that helps ...

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SolarCity lease or power purchase plan cuts solar panel installation cost 

Jerry and Marilyn O'Bruba lease an electric car, and they had thought for some time about adding solar panels to the West Mifflin home he ...

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Who has moral authority?

My 12-year-old son couldn't remember the phrase "take a walk down memory lane" last week, instead describing a stroll through "nostalgia road." I knew it ...

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