Dante Alston, a longtime friend of Omar Hodges, comforts another mourner after Mr. Hodges' funeral at Covenant Church of Pittsburgh in Wilkinsburg.
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Dante Alston, a longtime friend of Omar Hodges, comforts another mourner after Mr. Hodges' funeral at Covenant Church of Pittsburgh in Wilkinsburg.

Friends, relatives remember Pittsburgh sanitation worker killed in Carrick

Friends and colleagues gathered for a funeral today in Wilkinsburg for 29-year-old Omar Hodges.


 Local foundations are expected to close on the purchase of the August Wilson Center by Oct. 31, thereby avoiding a sheriff sale scheduled for Nov. 3.

Judge signs off on sale of August Wilson Center

The approval means the Pittsburgh Foundation, the Heinz Endowments and the Richard King Mellon Foundation can take control of the center.



 Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams smiles during training camp in Latrobe.

After Gilbert's concussion, tackle Adams steps up for Steelers

Gilbert will go through normal concussion protocol, and his status for Sunday’s Colts game is unclear.



 One person was killed in the crash on the eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike near Monroeville on Tuesday.

One killed in Pennsylvania Turnpike crash in Monroeville

Turnpike spokesman Carl DeFebo said the crash between a commercial vehicle and passenger car occurred east of the Monroeville interchange.



 A plume of exhaust extends from the Mitchell Power Station, a coal-fired power plant owned by FirstEnergy, in New Eagle in September 2013.

FirstEnergy threatens termination fee in breakup letter with customers

FirstEnergy Solutions is informing customers that it doesn’t want to renew contracts. But it will impose a fee if customers leave first.


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Robert Ferrante trial

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Jury selection has begun in the case of Robert Ferrante, a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of killing his wife, Dr. Autumn Marie Klein, a rising star in the field of neurology and obstetrics. Mr. Ferrante denies any involvement.

As the trial develops over the coming weeks, examine the background and people involved right here.


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Price of the prize

Gov. Tom Corbett, left, and his challenger Tom Wolf debate at the WTAE-TV studios on Oct. 8.
In politics, money is power. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and PublicSource believe you should know who's donating significant campaign cash to candidates for governor.

We're following the money for you right here. Check back often for updates on who's contributing to the governor's race. You also can keep up with pre-election coverage on this index page, our Early Returns blog and our PG editorial board endorsements page.


PPG turns to Westmoreland Supply sale to boost brand

PPG hopes to further grow its retail paint network in region with acquisition of Greensburg-based Westmoreland Supply’s 12 stores.



Unclaimed funds are there to be discovered

Assets International is among companies founded to help people discover unclaimed assets and transition to life with them.


 



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Steel advice: Divorce long in the past, so sell silver flatware and move on

Divorced woman should sell the silver her former mother-in-law gave her as a gift years ago and not look back.



Brain surgeon Bill Bookwalter is also a beekeeper

Fox Chapel neurosurgeon Bill Bookwalter finds his hives a sweet sanctuary from the operating room.


 

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Ebola: We fear the sick stranger

America has a long history of seeing foreigners as diseased



Political fever: Obama’s Ebola czar lacks medical authority

With midterm elections so close, it was inevitable that Ebola would become another depressing political point of division.


 

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