City Council voted unanimously to advance an ordinance creating a 42-acre specially planned district for redevelopment.
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City Council voted unanimously to advance an ordinance creating a 42-acre specially planned district for redevelopment.

Pittsburgh gives preliminary approval for zoning at former Civic Arena redevelopment

Final approval by Pittsburgh City Council next week would allow the Penguins to move ahead with a $440 million project.


 According to the survey, hip replacement variation in Pittsburgh was 32 percent (a range of $19,456 and $25,696).

Replacing knee, hips a bargain at Pittsburgh-area hospitals

Pittsburgh is a low-cost market when it comes to knee and hip replacements, according to a new Blue Cross Blue Shield survey.



 Travis Kalanick, CEO of Uber, speaks during a session of the LeWeb 2013 event in December 2013.

PUC petition to subpoena Uber boss Kalanick denied

The decision by two administrative law judges leaves open the chance that the PUC’s enforcement bureau could subpoena another Uber official.



 “These authorities have enabled our region to achieve many strides in economic development, but they run on taxpayer money,” Chelsa Wagner said in a statement.

Allegheny County controller threatens legal action to audit four authorities

Controller Chelsa Wagner is getting no cooperation from the Airport, Port, Sanitary and the Sports and Exhibition authorities.



 Robert Thomson's $20 million donation is the largest in Pittsburgh Theological Seminary's history.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary bequeathed $20 million

Robert Thomson gave no indication such a bequest was in the works, said William Carl, president of the seminary.



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Animal adventures

Zookeeper Kesha Phares trains a female sea lion Jan. 13 at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.
Though the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is closed for routine repairs, the work of zookeepers never stops.

Follow along through Feb. 13 as the Post-Gazette takes a trip every Friday behind the scenes and inside the cages of Pittsburgh’s zoo animals.

First up: An up-close look at sea lion training.



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What's old is new

A 1929 photo of the Mon Wharf. The event for which the thousands of people have gathered remains a mystery.
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, history buffs and those interested in photojournalism, and ignites some memories of Pittsburgh's storied past.

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Inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel to close this weekend

The inbound tunnel will close at 10 p.m. Friday and reopen by 6 a.m. Monday.



Famed S. Carolina protesters cleared of 1961 civil rights sit-in crimes

The eight college students and one civil rights organizer were convicted 54 years ago of trespassing and protesting at a variety store.


 

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Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 1.28.15

Heavy Pirates, Penguins and Pitt chatter in today’s online forum with the Post-Gazette’s sports editor.



Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 1.28.15

What offseason moves will the Steelers make? Gerry answers your questions on that subject and others in his weekly chat.


 





Strong, fascinating women in TV dramas often saddled with quirks to make them more interesting

Why are women the ‘weaker’ sex when it comes to portraying characters on television dramas?



Meissen porcelain collector to speak at Maridon Museum

The purchase of a rare Meissen table service turned Fritz Theil into a collector. He’ll give a talk at Maridon Museum.


 

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Obama cozies up to dictators

The president is making the same old short-term calculations that backfire in the end.



The fire next time: Homestead’s loss is a warning on mental health

There are no easy answers, but there is one comprehensive remedy on the table that deserves attention from Congress.


 

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