Screen grab from the live feed of the Hays eagle nest in February 2015.
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Screen grab from the live feed of the Hays eagle nest in February 2015.

Disappointing conclusion to bald eagles’ breeding season

Late Friday the Western Pennsylvania Audubon Society confirmed that the second of two eggs laid a month ago was no longer viable.


Steel Valley teachers union withdraws grievance over use of faculty restroom

Student to use faculty bathroom “while the district resolves the problem and makes the building accessible to all students and teachers.”



 “This is my kind of transaction, uniting two world-class organizations and delivering shareholder value,” said Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, in the official deal announcement.

Is change an ingredient in Heinz-Kraft merger?

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



 Four Seasons will be scouting locations Downtown, in the Strip District and along the riverfronts.

Four Seasons chain scouting Pittsburgh for possible hotel location

“They are expanding aggressively and they like Pittsburgh,” said Eric M. White, the URA business development executive.



 Jupiter, who was rescued from a puppy mill, is the star of Friends of Jupiter Pet Walk on April 19 at Boyce Park.

Pet Tales: A good home saves a puppy mill dog

Jupiter the Maltese is overcoming his puppy-mill misery thanks to Penelope and a patient family in Plum.



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Cultural Crossroads

Left to right, Langston Brentley, junior at Pittsburgh Obama 6-12; Saroyah Johnson, junior at Penn Hills High School; Margaux Wilson (sister to Liza behind her) junior at Oakland Catholic High School; Liza Wilson sophomore at Oakland Catholic High School; Javar Wilson, junior at Imani Christian Academy.
Education writer Clarece Polke is joining a group of Pittsburgh-area high school students to tour 13 historically black colleges as they decide on their futures.

The Post-Gazette will document the reactions and growing perspectives of five of these students as they experience -- some for the first time -- a glimpse of the black college experience.



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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 pick 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.

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Proposed Medicare overhaul would affect doctors, some beneficiaries

The House passed a measure that would create a new payment formula for doctors and charge higher premiums to some Medicare beneficiaries.



Portfolio: Workers suffer as Indian state bans cattle slaughter

The rise of conservative Hindu politicians has revived a long-standing battle over the status of the cow in the massive, multifaith nation.


 



Headhunter reportedly compiling list of replacements for BNY Mellon CEO

The overture does not appear to represent an official search effort by the full 15-member board, which has so far supported Gerald Hassell.



College rankings based on employment give only part of the picture

The lists rating which school will boost the students’ earning capacity the most aren’t always accurate measures of a college’s full impact.


 



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Pittsburgh Botanic Garden opens Wednesday for year-round enjoyment

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden opens April 1 with lots of outdoor family activities on the schedule.



Innovative Mt. Lebanon rehab creates a comfortable home retreat

Mt. Lebanon designer a co-winner of Renovation Inspiration Contest for opening up her mid-century stone house and making it more modern.


 



Concert review: PSO horn players give concert some needed oomph

The Pittsburgh Symphony concert featured four horns on Schumann’s “Konzertstuck” and the local debut of conductor Andres Orozco-Estrada.



5 Things We Love Right Now

Get ready for the weekend with 5 Things We Love


 

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Saturday Diary: Aziz of Allegheny Center

Looking at Pittsburgh’s bizarre North Side neighborhood through the eyes of a newcomer.



In good faith: Local churches tackle the tough topic of racism

Maybe churches can do what Starbucks couldn’t: spark a genuine and voluntary dialogue that leads to reconciliation across racial lines.


 

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