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Pittsburgh to honor Mayor Bob O'Connor on 10th anniversary of his death

Pittsburgh will honor the life of Mayor Bob O'Connor on Sept. 1 — the 10th anniversary of his death — during a public, noontime ceremony ...

Closed since July 2013, Route 51 now hosts traffic in both directions

People accustomed to going around West Carson Street in Pittsburgh might not be aware that its northbound lanes have reopened. That's what Bob Rau thinks, anyway. "I ...

Clock ticking on making extra cash as an Uber ride-share service driver

Property taxes were coming due, and Erik Lingren was looking to make extra money. He cleaned out his Toyota Tacoma pickup last week, expecting to earn ...

Lawmakers concerned about EpiPen hikes

Mylan NV is facing pressure from Congress over the skyrocketing price for lifesaving EpiPens. The pharmaceutical company, which is based in the Netherlands and run from ...

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This finger-lickin' blend of 11 herbs and spices comes pretty close to KFC's

Countless recipes have been tried out in our test kitchen but never one quite like this. Our mission: Find out if 11 ingredients handwritten on a ...

Politics
Foundation donors' access to Hillary Clinton examined

WASHINGTON — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of State gave money — personally ...

Westmoreland
Minivan slams into Jeannette townhouse, injuring driver

A man was taken to a hospital Tuesday after the minivan he was driving slammed into the rear corner of a Jeannette townhouse and a ...

Valley News Dispatch
Paraplegic Clairton priest able to walk again through robotics technology

Amy Ference and the Rev. Charles J. Baptiste were nailing shingles on a roof 15 ...

Sports
Rossi: Bucs' bridge clearly to somewhere

This time next year, Josh Bell will know better. But the Pirates' slugger with a suspect first-baseman's mitt hasn't played enough in the big leagues ...

Steelers re-sign LB Williams for 3 years

The Steelers on Tuesday locked up one of their inside linebackers for the next three years. It's just not the inside linebacker that everybody was expecting. The ...

Clock ticking on DeCastro deal for Steelers

The Steelers offensive line has a motto they're sticking too — at least for the ...

Polanco's 2 homers back Nova's 4th career complete game as Pirates pound Astros

The Pirates came as close as they had all season to playing a perfect game Tuesday night in a 7-1 win over the Houston Astros. ...

Pitt senior linemen Bisnowaty, Johnson are contrast in styles 

They stand shoulder to shoulder in Pitt's huddle, turn and trot side by side to ...

Penn State football coach Franklin picks 3 captains

Penn State football coach James Franklin announced Tuesday that seniors Brandon Bell, Brian Gaia and Von Walker were named team captains. Bell, an inside linebacker, started ...

Steelers/NFL News
NFL notebook: Teams inquiring about Browns' WR Gordon

Multiple teams reached out to the Browns about the availability of receiver Josh Gordon, ESPN reported. But a Browns team source told ESPN the team ...

Arts and Entertainment
Wigle Whiskey's WAM! project on Kickstarter

Wigle Whiskey has launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring WAM!, a national whiskey museum and regional alcohol emporium, to Pittsburgh. The Whiskey of America Museum will ...

Lifestyles
Kellie Pickler to headline Latrobe's annual banana split celebration

A small-town girl who made it big is a good fit to headline the feature event of Latrobe's 2016 Great American Banana Split Celebration. Kellie Pickler, ...

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A eulogy for John McLaughlin

The following is an edited eulogy delivered Aug. 20 in the Basilica at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.: Issue ...

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