Gorkys Hernandez, Andrew McCutchen and Gregory Polanco celebrate after defeating the Padres Tuesday night.
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Gorkys Hernandez, Andrew McCutchen and Gregory Polanco celebrate after defeating the Padres Tuesday night.

Polanco's hit sparks Pirates' 3-2 victory against Padres

The Pirates ended a long, wet night at PNC Park by beating the San Diego Padres, winning their fourth game in a row.

 Mylan headquarters in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

Mylan’s undisclosed Southpointe transaction raises eyebrows

Mylan did not disclose that it obtained real estate through a transaction involving the generic drugmaker’s lead independent director.

 Senate bill 411, is sponsored by state Sen. Dominic Pileggi, R-Delaware, who authored the current 2009 Right-to-Know Law. The Pileggi bill has now emerged from the committee.

Bill drops disclosure loophole for state-related universities

Right-to-Know legislation’s aim was to give the public more insight into workings at state universities.

 Adriene Williams, 26, is escorted from Allegheny County Police headquarters in Point Breeze after being charged with the homicide of her 2-year-old daughter Adrionna Tuesday.

Wilkinsburg woman charged in death of young daughter

Adriene Williams, 26, also faces charges of tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse in the death of Adrionna Williams.

 Rika, an arctic fox, dances with friends Yitters and Aizui at a meet-up of Pittsburgh's Furry community Friday at Fernando's Cafe on Liberty Avenue. Anthrocon, the world's largest Furry convention, will take place in Pittsburgh from July 9th to 12th. Anthrocon, the world's largest furry convention, will take place in Pittsburgh from July 9th to 12th.

Furries nest in Pittsburgh year-round

You might not notice the Furries until Anthrocon begins Thursday, but the truth is they have never left.

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New Pittsburgh ordinance simplifies urban farming

The bill approved by Pittsburgh City Council makes it easier to get own limited amounts of chickens, goats, bees and other animals.

Pittsburgh ready for Furries to flock

Hotels, restaurants and others get ready for the Furry invasion of 6,000 here for Anthrocon.



Weekend review: What you may have missed

The towboat "Charleston" shines its lights as it moves its load into place on the Ohio River.
Hotel tax proposed to lure big events to Pittsburgh, maybe even Super Bowl

Twenty years on, revisiting the Appalachian Trail

Is it time to play taps for live buglers?

Buying Here: Beaver home gains charm over 35 years of renovation

New ballgame: Sports teams find real value in real estate


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Summer 2015 Dining Guide

Bacalao en Aceite with cauliflower catalan, left, Cynar cured Laural Hill Trout with rose pickled rhubarb, artichoke chips and honey-pepper honey by Aaron Hoskins at Cure in Lawrenceville.
Restaurants reflect how Pittsburgh is changing, with so many openings pointing to a city on the rise.

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Pirates notebook: Alvarez single sinks father-in-law

Monday night, Pedro Alvarez helped the Pirates defeat the Padres and interim manager Pat Murphy, who is Alvarez’s father-in-law.

U.S. women's soccer team returns home with World Cup trophy

A crowd of about 10,000 joined the Americans for a wild celebration in Los Angeles to begin their victory tour.


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Boosting business: A higher county hotel tax could lure bigger events

The region’s leading tourism agency says it needs more revenue to compete for conventions and other big-money events.

Egypt in disarray: The military regime faces growing opposition

Egypt, under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and U.S. policy, could be headed downhill toward the chaos of nearby Libya, Syria and Yemen.


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