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Warhol Bridge to close soon for more than a year

The Andy Warhol Bridge will close for more than a year starting Monday, Aug. 15, for a major rehabilitation project, according to the Allegheny County ...

Walldogs celebrate the colorful history of Butler with murals

They come from all over the world — England, California, Illinois, New Jersey, Washington state and down the street — to preserve history with the ...

Animal-care facilities declining as demand increasing

It's baby season for Pennsylvania wildlife, and rehabilitation centers across the state are filled to the gills with injured and orphaned birds, mammals and reptiles. But ...

Port Authority chief gets raise to $224k annually

Port Authority of Allegheny County's highest paid employee will earn a little bit more. Board ...

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Police search for robber of Downtown bank

Pittsburgh police are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Downtown bank on Friday afternoon. The incident was reported at 3:45 p.m. at the First Niagara ...

Fort Cherry Spanish teacher charged with sexual assault on unconscious student

A Fort Cherry High School Spanish teacher was charged with institutional sexual assault on Friday after McDonald Borough police said he performed oral sex on ...

AG's office, Hershey Trust reach deal to revamp board

HARRISBURG — State regulators and a $12 billion trust established by the founder of chocolate maker Hershey to educate poor children have announced a deal ...

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Clinton, Trump certain to make Primanti Bros part of their platforms

In this critical swing state, it isn't difficult to predict the winner. When the presidential election occurs on Nov. 8, The National Review believes Donald Trump ...

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Court blocks 'discriminatory' North Carolina voter ID law

RALEIGH — A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and follow other rules disproportionately ...

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Hribal seeks to change plea in Franklin Regional stabbings to guilty but mentally ill

Alex Hribal, the Murrysville man charged with attempting to kill 20 Franklin Regional High School ...

Sports
Roethlisberger says failing drug test least of his worries

Ben Roethlisberger knows little about the rules associated with the NFL's Policy and Program for ...

Steelers' Golden vows to be starting strong safety, despite rookie's challenge

Perhaps one of the Steelers' more intriguing training camp battles is at strong safety, where ...

Pirates notebook: Closer Melancon remains calm amid trade rumors

MILWAUKEE — Mark Melancon went into this season firmly believing the Pirates would contend for ...

James now Steelers' most tenured tight end — at 22

Last year, Jesse James was new to the Steelers and the NFL. Now, he's their most tenured tight end. With the retirement of Heath Miller and the ...

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Tracking 'Clinton Cash'

This week, as Democrats fawned over Hillary Clinton, I'm struck by how both Clintons continue to thrive despite their remarkable record of sleazy dealings. The ...

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