Tracy Montgomery arrives at the Steel Valley school board meeting on Thursday with her daughter Kaitlin, who has chronic lung disease and pulmonary hypertension, foot problems and autism.
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Tracy Montgomery arrives at the Steel Valley school board meeting on Thursday with her daughter Kaitlin, who has chronic lung disease and pulmonary hypertension, foot problems and autism.

Steel Valley School District allows special-needs student to use faculty restroom

The teachers union had filed a grievance over the issue at Park Elementary School in Munhall.

 Gerhard Lueck, CEO of ViennaFlight, shows the door locking system of an Airbus A320 inside a flight simulator in Vienna.

Plane cockpits constantly vulnerable to threats, experts say

Investigators of the Germanwings crash that killed 150 believe a rogue co-pilot locked out his colleague.

 An animated neon Heinz Ketchup bottle that was once on the company's North Side factory in Pittsburgh, now sits atop the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh.

Heinz-Kraft merger reflects challenges for iconic brands

The deal may benefit investors, but will it help the businesses?

 Allegheny County has budgeted more than $45 million for bridge and road work and in-house paving.

PennDOT lays out road projects planned this year in Pittsburgh area

Paving, street reconstruction and bridge work will dot the Pittsburgh region’s landscape this year.

 Kentucky players celebrate after a 78-39 win over West Virginia in a college basketball game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals in Cleveland.

Kentucky overpowers WVU, 78-39, in NCAA Tournament

Thursday night’s game was a mismatch from the start as the top-seeded Wildcats crushed No. 5 West Virginia, 78-39.

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Who would you draft?

Ryan Shazier of the Ohio State Buckeyes poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was picked No. 15 overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
The Steelers have the 22nd in the first round of this year's NFL Draft, which begins April 30 in Chicago.

Beat writer Ed Bouchette currently has 13 players he thinks the Steelers could take in the first round.

Explore Ed's analysis, vote on who you think the Steelers will most likely select on our interactive draft poll and share your opinions in the comments section.


Dig in on The Digs

The Post-Gazette is excavating, curating and digitizing its photo library, which has been accumulating photographs for more than a century, and displaying the photos online with a peek into their origins.

We hope The Digs will be of interest to readers and history buffs, and ignites some memories of Pittsburgh's storied past.

Explore our most recent post on how to raise a Pittsburgh teenager in the modern age.

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Proposed Pennsylvania tax-exemption amendment stalls

Senate Bill 4, a proposed state constitutional amendment, faces scrutiny in the House and may not make fall ballot.

City Council candidate drops out of race against Darlene Harris

Ms. Harris still faces challengers Bobby Wilson and Randy Zotter, after a challenge to Mr. Zotter’s candidacy was withdrawn.


Bayer MaterialScience puts its mark on solar-powered aircraft

A solar-powered aircraft is traveling around the world with energy-efficient components designed and produced by Bayer MaterialScience.

New DEP rules for shallow oil and gas wells draws industry ire

The rules would affect both large-scale operations conducted by the newer shale industry and the traditional oil and gas drilling sector.


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Restaurant owners find historic home in Brownsville

The new Twelve Oaks Restaurant & Tavern in Brownsville is an upscale eatery and boutique in a mansion in the historic river town.

Student chefs compete at Pine-Richland

Norah Carter, a fifth-grader at Eden Hall Upper Elementary School, won the districtwide competition with her recipe for Garden Pops.


Movie review: Colorful 'Home' is a pleasant adventure

The title is bland but “Home” delivers colorful aliens and vivid voices based on Adam Rex’s kids’ novel, “The True Meaning of Smekday.”

Movie review: Odd couple leads buoy 'Get Hard'

In “Get Hard,” Will Ferrell’s entitled millionaire reflexively and wrongly turns to Kevin Hart for advice on how to toughen up for prison.


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