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Mysteries, locked rooms drive latest escape room craze

The doors shut, the lights dim and the clock is already ticking. For some, being locked in a room with 10 strangers and given an ...

Zing Basket launches grocery delivery service for Pittsburgh area

Melinda Freed got a sneak peek at what the future of grocery shopping in Pittsburgh could be. She tested Zing Basket on Tuesday, and the ...

Area family, friends grieve for Italy earthquake victims

Maria Palmieri's family doesn't live in Amatrice, but she said they still felt the tremors of a magnitude-6.2 earthquake that hit central Italy, reduced three ...

Firestorm grows over price hikes on EpiPen

The outrage over skyrocketing prices for lifesaving allergy drug EpiPen ratcheted up Wednesday as presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, lawmakers and others joined the chorus of ...

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Lead levels prompt Pittsburgh Public Schools to replace handful of water fountains

Pittsburgh Public Schools replaced about a dozen drinking fountains in its schools this summer because they tested positive for elevated levels of lead, a toxin ...

Urban Redevelopment Authority seeks $8 million to buy vacant Pittsburgh schools

Pittsburgh's Urban Redevelopment Authority is seeking an $8 million state grant to purchase all of the Pittsburgh Public School District's vacant buildings, but the plan ...

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust steps up security efforts for Downtown events

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust — the city's largest overseer of arts performances and one of Downtown's largest landowners — is stepping up security efforts and ...

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Pitt medical researchers help shed light on organ rejection

Organ transplants, while majestic when successful, come with many health hazards — the most glaring being sudden or eventual organ rejection. An international team of researchers, ...

Allegheny
St. Clair Hospital announces partnership with Mayo Clinic

A new partnership between St. Clair Hospital and the Mayo Clinic could aid diagnosis and treatment while helping the community hospital compete with larger regional ...

Westmoreland
Earth finally moved for Tenaska's plant

After nine years of planning and months of battling environmental opponents, a Nebraska energy company Wednesday held ground-breaking ceremonies for its $500 million natural gas-fueled ...

Valley News Dispatch
Springdale veterinarian's license to practice suspended for a 2nd time

A Springdale veterinarian's license to practice has been suspended for a second time. The Pennsylvania Board of Veterinary Medicine suspended indefinitely the license of Dr. Mark ...

Sports
Starkey: Pirates can't overcome Cole

Say this much for Gerrit Cole, who suffered a career-high ninth loss Wednesday: When reporters ...

Williams appreciates Steelers' investment

While Vince Williams was speaking with the media for the first time since becoming a ...

Steelers' Harrison on NFL meeting: 'They're going to clear my name'

In James Harrison's mind, there's only one possible outcome resulting from his meeting with the ...

Pirates' Cole continues slump with loss to Astros

The most common and elementary advice pitchers receive, usually unsolicited, is to throw strikes. Simple. ...

Coaches wrestle with decision to play games or scrimmage in Week Zero

Art Walker was given the framework for a 10-game schedule, but he was struggling to ...

Solo suspended from U.S. women's national team for 6 months

CHICAGO — U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended for six months for what U.S. Soccer termed conduct "counter to the organization's ...

Penguins/NHL
Penguins single-game tickets go on sale Friday

The sale of single-game tickets for the Penguins' 2016-17 season will begin at 10 a.m. Friday. About 2,000 tickets will be available for each game. They ...

Lifestyles
Bakersfield adds Mexican flair to Penn Ave in Downtown

The 900 block of Penn Avenue, Downtown, is an eclectic one. A California wine bar, a sizzling Latin tapas restaurant, an Italian trifecta and a ...

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To ID or not to ID?

Every election cycle we must endure challenges and allegations about fraud (conservatives) and discrimination (liberals) when it comes to voter ID laws. This year is ...

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