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Man to stand trial in death of estranged wife in Duquesne

By Adam Brandolph
Allegheny County Deputy Fire Marshal George E. Stouffer used a piece of wood to scrape charred debris from Maureen Karr’s body hours after a fire ...

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Serra gets key home victory over Clairton to even section record

Serra Catholic boys basketball coach Vince Gibbons concedes his Eagles haven’t played well on the road, where they’re 2-6 this season. Get a team at home, though, like they did with Clairton on Tuesday night, and things get a little …
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No. 3 Greensburg CC routs youthful East Allegheny

For No. 3 Greensburg Central Catholic, it was just another victory. The once-beaten Centurions never trailed Friday night at East Allegheny, routing the Wildcats, 84-44, …
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Elizabeth Forward successfully changes up defenses on Belle Vernon’s Slagus, earns 63-60 win

Elizabeth Forward couldn’t answer Kaitlyn Slagus’ scoring spree for Belle Vernon in the first half, though Warriors point guard Abigail Sporio did her best to match the 6-foot-2 Slagus’ 21 points, getting 15 of her own. Behind Slagus, the Leopards …
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Plum’s turnovers spell doom in loss to McKeesport

McKeesport coach Gerald Grayson knew his team would have to interrupt Plum’s offensive flow in order to avenge a loss to the Mustangs last month. And the Tigers were able to make the most out of Plum’s 14 turnovers in …
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Hip to flip: WPIAL wrestlers find tumbling skills translate well on mat

Seconds after he won a PIAA Class AAA title in 2013, then-senior Jake Hart of Hampton executed a perfect backflip on the center of the …
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Burrell wrestling captures 12th straight section crown

Faced with a game effort from Kittanning in the Section 3-AA team wrestling final, Burrell buckled down and did what it does best: won another championship. The Bucs won their 12th straight section title, pulling away late for a 43-30 …
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Gorman: Of dominance and dysfunction at Steel Valley

Drew Schifino swears he didn’t know about the volatile atmosphere he ventured into at Steel Valley. Schifino was hired to replace Shawn McCallister, a 20-year …
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Thomas Jefferson’s Marcheleta, Porter have been terrific in WPIBL action

Nicco Marcheleta and Dylan Porter, both seniors, have provided a solid performance at the top of the lineup for the Thomas Jefferson boys’ varsity bowling team this season. Marcheleta owned a 210 average for the Jaguars through four weeks of …
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Clutch free throws lift West Mifflin boys over Steel Valley

In a brief moment Friday night, Antonio Hill convinced himself to stay calm. Then with the score tied, the West Mifflin senior stepped to the …
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