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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 ...

Pittsburgh hospitals get low marks in Medicare's new ratings

Four of Pittsburgh's biggest-name hospitals received below-average scores on new quality ratings the federal government released Wednesday. Allegheny General Hospital, the North Side flagship of Allegheny ...

Pittsburgh chief McLay said he broke no rules in DNC appearance

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay never mentioned Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in his five-minute convention address Tuesday night, but a union leader says his ...

For versatile singer Groban, opportunities keep knocking

Josh Groban didn't spend a long time studying theater at Carnegie Mellon University, but the experience was hard to forget. "I was there for about ...

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Obama to boost Clinton as Trump talks Russia, emails

PHILADELPHIA — Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, joining a chorus of ...

Pittsburgh board sets policy for community schools

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board on Wednesday approved a policy that will serve as a broad guideline for establishing community schools. A community school serves ...

Route 28 reopens after motorcycle accident

Route 28 has reopened following a motorcycle accident in the northbound lanes earlier Wednesday night. The accident had shutdown Route 28 in both directions in order ...

Judge to partially approve settlement in UPMC, Highmark antitrust case

A federal judge said Wednesday that she intends to approve a proposed partial settlement of a long-running antitrust lawsuit involving two of the region's largest ...

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Police: Naked owner stands in window of Zelienople bridal shop

Witnesses and a cellphone photo led to the apprehension of a man who authorities said was walking naked last week in the window of his ...

Westmoreland
Franklin Regional school stabbing trial delayed until October at earliest

The attempted murder trial of the former Franklin Regional High School student accused of stabbing 20 students and a security guard in a knife rampage ...

Sports
Cole throws 1st career complete game in Pirates' blowout of Mariners 

As he watched the final outs recorded via a double play, Gerrit Cole thrust his arms above his head. For Cole, the wait was over. In ...

Analysis: Injuries only thing standing in way of Steelers and Super Bowl 

Teams that likely will be without the best running back in the NFL for a month tend to shy away from uttering the words "Super" ...

NFLPA: No interview scheduled for Harrison

The Steelers report to training camp Thursday and will conduct their first practice the next ...

Starkey: MLB instant replay has gone mad

So the Adam Frazier-out-at-second replay Tuesday caused quite the reaction in the Pirates radio booth. To recount, Frazier took an extra base on a single ...

Spokeman for women's group says timing of Kang bobblehead giveaway 'unfortunate'

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape doesn't expect the Pirates to nix a bobblehead promotion for infielder Jung Ho Kang, who is under investigation for sexual assault. ...

Pitt's Aussie punter part of trend

Kirk Christodoulou grew up playing Australian Rules Football in his native Melbourne. He was one of the lucky ones. In a sport where opponents tug at ...

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NFL notebook: Fitzpatrick re-signs with Jets

After a five-month standoff, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick re-signed with Jets on Wednesday night, after his teammates reported to training camp in Florham Park, N.J. Fitzpatrick's one-year ...

Lifestyles
Geppetto Cafe serves up scrumptious breakfast offerings

Breakfast. It's known for being the most important meal of the day. It's also known for being skipped. Except maybe on Sunday, and even then ...

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What can discrimination explain?

A guiding principle for physicians is primum non nocere, the Latin expression for "first, do no harm." In order not to do harm, whether it's ...

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