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Voters opt for ‘Don’t Know’ in 2016 presidential race, Susquehanna poll finds

By Salena Zito 8:58 a.m.
Asked who they would prefer to run for president in 2016, most voters choose “Don’t Know,” a nationwide Tribune-Review poll found. Sixty-three percent of those surveyed ...

Pittsburgh-set ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ sweeps Sundance

By The Associated Press 9:00 a.m.
Sundance breakout “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” a quirky, heartfelt story about a pair of Pittsburgh high school film lovers who befriend a girl with cancer, won both the U.S. dramatic audience award and the grand jury prize …

CMU software eases task of mining prostitution ads

By Megha Satyanarayana 8:06 a.m.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed software that allows police departments to mine online ads offering prostitution services. Traffic Jam gives police a rapid way to sort sex ads, spotting indirect language that may suggest sex trafficking, or grouping ads ...

PBT stages elaborate new production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

By Mark Kanny
Valentine’s Day is a special time of year in dance, because romance is one of ballet’s strong suits. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre has invested heavily in ...

Mt. Washington renovation is a labor of love

By Bob Karlovits
Change is at the heart of the home at 217 Grandview Ave. on Mt. Washington. A building that was a duplex has become a one-family home. ...

Internet rules in line for big shift

By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Whose Internet is it anyway? Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says he’s keeping that question in mind as he pitches a big regulatory shake-up to the telecommunications industry. Wheeler has suggested that Internet service has ...

Accused Kennedy killer’s casket must go to brother, judge rules

By The Associated Press
FORT WORTH — A funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald’s pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the presidential assassin’s brother, a judge ruled Friday. Robert Oswald bought the pine bluff casket for his brother, whose remains were ...

Video: Islamic State group beheads Japanese journalist

By The Associated Press
AMMAN, Jordan — An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man. The video, released on militant websites, heightened fears for ...

Rooney says Pittsburgh is ‘good place’ for next northern Super Bowl

By Rob Rossi
PHOENIX — The Steelers have won the most Super Bowls. Their iconic founding family wants to bring one to Pittsburgh. “Yeah, I think it should happen,” chairman Dan Rooney said Friday after taking in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s annual pre-Super Bowl address ...

Marilyn Manson brings ‘The Hell Not Hallelujah Tour’ to Stage AE

By Jack Fordyce
Following the release of his ninth studio album, “The Pale Emperor,” Marilyn Manson brought a sold-out crowd to Pittsburgh’s Stage AE despite late January’s single-digit ...

Fatal shooting over food puts Indiana County man in prison

By Paul Peirce
An Indiana County man, who was so angry at a friend for “mooching” food that he fatally shot him during Memorial Day weekend, apologized to the victim’s family Friday before he was sentenced to 41⁄2 to 10 years in prison. “I ...