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Pittsburgh Symphony musicians go on strike, concerts canceled 

Picketing replaced rehearsal and performance at Heinz Hall on Sept. 30 as the musicians of the deficit-ridden Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra went on strike for the ...

Runner recalls 'Great' scare

Bruce Cornrich does not remember putting on his running shirt and racing bib, though a photo he found later on his phone proves he did. He ...

Two Western Pennsylvania animal rescue groups to merge

Two Pittsburgh animal shelters will combine their organizations next year, creating the largest animal rescue organization in Western Pennsylvania, officials said Friday. Officials from the Animal ...

For the birds: Plant food and shelter for our feathered friends

Bob Mulvihill, an ornithologist at the National Aviary, always seems to have a pair of binoculars hanging around his neck. In midsentence, the faint sound ...

Allegheny
Sparks fly at CCAC's midnight welding course

It's midnight, and class is in session. Blinding flashes project silhouettes against the heavy, rubber-strip curtains of the welding bays. Grinders scatter sparks across the concrete floor. Metal ...

Politics
Twitter storm: Trump shames former-beauty pageant winner

NEW YORK — Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged presidential voters to check out what he ...

Westmoreland
Political minds meet at St. Vincent

The nation's political elite failed to foresee that a television reality star could become the Republican Party nominee or that social Democrat Bernie Sanders could ...

Valley News Dispatch
Documents show Springdale cut deal with former borough clerk

Springdale officials agreed not to pursue criminal charges against a former clerk accused of stealing money from the borough because they feared being sued, a ...

Sports
Steelers Finney will start, Davis will play, but others pronounced out for Sunday 

At least the Steelers won't have to revert to the fourth left guard on their ...

Americans sweep Europe to start Ryder Cup

CHASKA, Minn. — The Americans played Friday morning as if maybe they are the best team ever assembled. Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed set the tone, ...

Pirates, Cubs play to draw in rain-shortened game 

Ivan Nova's career with the Pirates might have ended with an unexpected outcome Thursday: a tie. On a cool, rainy night at PNC Park, Major League ...

Steelers defense sees Chiefs game as chance for redemption

As the yards piled up and the points remained down, it almost seemed too good ...

Gorman: The first start, for a father and a son

The Steelers might not know who will line up at left guard Sunday night against ...

Freshman running back Moss learning on the fly in Panthers' backfield

Running back Chawntez Moss' freshman moment hit him hard not long after he left Bedford ...

Penguins/NHL
Fighting still useful to catch eye of front offices in NHL

The Penguins opened training camp a week ago with 54 skaters on the roster, many of whom arrived in Cranberry without a single bit of ...

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Legislators grill Wells Fargo CEO on senior management's knowledge of bank's sale practices

WASHINGTON — Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly ...

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The debate I heard

Something's wrong with me. I watched Monday's presidential debate. But what I heard was different from what Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton seemed to say. When ...

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