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Derry boy recovering at home after high-profile intestinal transplant

By Ben Schmitt
After a monthlong hospital stay, Angelo Giorno walked through the front door of his home with a pressing demand: macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes. His ...

First Draft: East End, Wigle gamble on flavor with barrel swap

By Chris Fleisher
It is the barrel that never runs dry. First, it held a Kentucky bourbon. Then, a big malty barleywine. And most recently, a Dutch-style gin. ...

Democrats to announce activist as nominee for state Senate seat covering South Hills

By Matthew Santoni
Heather Arnet, CEO of the Women and Girls Foundation in Pittsburgh, is Allegheny and Washington county Democrats’ presumptive nominee for the state Senate seat vacated …

Heyl: Longtime disc jockey Jimmy Roach to turn dismissal into brighter times

By Eric Heyl
For the first time in decades, Jimmy Roach gets to enjoy sleeping in every day. The legendary Pittsburgh disc jockey likes it so much that ...

Fetal parts in Planned Parenthood lab shown in 4th video

Wire Reports
An anti-abortion group that has said it has proof that Planned Parenthood “sells” fetal tissues for profit released a fourth video Thursday — this one featuring undercover footage of a Planned Parenthood employee discussing the details of fetal parts and ...

GNC to convert more stores to franchises as sales, profits slip

By Alex Nixon
GNC Holdings Inc. is converting more of its company-owned stores to franchises in a move that will help the company save on overhead costs and other expenses that come from managing those outlets for itself. The franchise stores appear to ...

PUC denies Pittsburgh Yellow Cab weekend surcharge request

By Melissa Daniels
Officials at Yellow Cab Company expect to wait months before finding out if they can increase base fares for cab rides in Pittsburgh as they navigate a lengthy regulatory process their new competitors Uber and Lyft don’t have to follow …

Review: Latest ‘M:I’ Cruises by on top talent

By Jocelyn Noveck
There’s some interesting talk in the cleverly satisfying script of “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation” about the element of luck. As in: How much is ...

Obama nominates 3 judges for federal bench in Pittsburgh

By Brian Bowling
If confirmed by the Senate, a federal magistrate and two state judges would fill the three vacancies on the federal benches in Pittsburgh and Erie, ...

Co-defendant of Fattah has ties to former Pa. Gov. Rendell

By Brad Bumsted  and Gideon Bradshaw
HARRISBURG — One of four people indicted with U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah is known to Democrats statewide and politicians at the state Capitol: Herbert Vederman was a major contributor and fundraiser for former Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell. Vederman, a deputy mayor ...

Pittsburgh authority hires firm to end long vacancy at North Shore retail space

By Tom Fontaine
Developers and government officials spent more than $2 billion over the past two decades to redevelop Pittsburgh’s North Shore, but that hasn’t helped breathe life into a small retail space amid all the new buildings, stadiums and other amenities. The Pittsburgh ...