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Boy's will to recover, faith play role in fast healing from severed arm 

A resounding crack of the baseball bat, a loud cheer from his teammates, and there was Seth Apel intently sprinting down the first-base line. The ...

Despite price bounce, natural gas rebound remains far off

The benchmark price of natural gas recently spent an entire month above the $2 mark, buoyed by optimism that shale drillers were dialing back on ...

Forest Hills resident recalls years spent guarding Tomb of Unknown Soldier

The cemetery closes, but the guard remains. Every minute of every day, the guard marches before the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, marking the line between ...

Investigation puts scrutiny on lobbyists, political ties

HARRISBURG — For lawmakers seeking campaign help and the lobbyists who want to influence them, the path to power can run through the same offices ...

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Vintage travel guides show Pittsburgh's appeal through the years

As the Duquesne Incline slowly ascended the face of Mt. Washington, Brad Waterman raised his ...

Politics
Sanders changes tone on Clinton's emails

Months after telling Hillary Clinton the American people were "sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails," the times may be a-changing for Bernie Sanders as ...

Westmoreland
Slain Navy SEAL Checque gets posthumous award for heroism

A Norwin High School graduate killed in 2012 during his Navy SEAL team's daring rescue of an American hostage in Afghanistan was awarded the Navy ...

Valley News Dispatch
'It looks like kids did it': Harmar supervisors vote to paint over student mural

A student-created mural will be painted over as a new majority among Harmar supervisors exert their vision on the walls of the township's municipal building. ...

Sports
Stanley Cup finalists Penguins, Sharks share much in common

The further into the Stanley Cup playoffs the Penguins advanced, the more similarities they found ...

Penguins' Maatta find redemption after benching

When the Penguins open the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night, the youngest player on ...

Darvish returns to Rangers rotation, stymies Pirates in victory

ARLINGTON, Texas — Clint Hurdle and Jeff Banister still communicate. The Pirates manager and his former bench coach text or email each other daily. About ...

Pirates notebook: McCutchen still trying to adjust to hitting second in batting order

ARLINGTON, Texas — As the season moves past the quarter mark, Andrew McCutchen sees the benefits of batting second in the order but is still ...

Steelers cornerbacks corps gets near-complete overhaul

Steelers cornerbacks are well aware of the team's passing defense statistics from last season. Even if few of them were here when those statistics were compiled. Steelers ...

Indy 500 always evolving, but traditions remain

INDIANAPOLIS — As Roger Penske made the long walk from Gasoline Alley to pit road at Indianapolis Motor Speedway before last weekend's time trials, he ...

Arts and Entertainment
'Matilda' actor embraces gender flip for role, working with kids

David Abeles has discovered it's fun to be bad. He plays Agatha Trunchbull, headmistress of Crunchen Hall, who rules with an iron fist and lives by ...

Lifestyles
Cedar apple rust beautiful, harmful

There's a fungus among us, one that is both fascinating and destructive. It's called cedar apple rust (Gymnosporangium juniperivirginianae), and it requires two different host ...

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Remembrance & politics: Memorial Day's significance this election year

Memorial Day this year calls on all Americans with particular significance. It requires us to ...

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