Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano delivers against the Dodgers at PNC Park.
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Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano delivers against the Dodgers at PNC Park.

Starter Liriano pitches a gem to lead Pirates over Dodgers, 6-1

Francisco Liriano, expected to be the ace this season but hampered instead by injury and inconsistency, showed how dominant he can be.

 Public Safety Director Stephen Bucar

New public safety director says police must repair community relationships

A confirmation hearing for Stephen Bucar, a former FBI special agent and Pennsylvania state trooper, focused on City Council concerns.

 Farm hands pick carrots at the Kretschmann Family Organic Farm in Rochester.

Gas facility plan divides New Sewickley residents

Cardinal Midstream Inc. has applied for a permit for a proposed 12-acre compressor station site about 2,000 feet from the Kretschmann farm.

 Kristin Estok, the Glenshaw co-owner of Go Shout Love, packs up orders at her dining room table. The company, an online startup, sells apparel and accessories to benefit families with sick children.

Go Shout Love donates to help children receive medical care

The local startup Go Shout Love’‍s main platform is Instagram. That’‍s also how the company connects with families and vendors.

 Hawaiian Barbecue Pizza

A really hot trend: Pizza on the grill

Grilled pizza continues to grow in popularity with home cooks as they realize how easy it is  to make pies on a gas or charcoal grill.

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    The waiting game

    A construction worker drives a forklift through the still-under-construction Avontown Primary Center. The school, for children between kindergarten and second grade, is scheduled to open next month.
    For 200 school districts across Pennsylvania, millions in state reimbursements for construction projects are lagging, stuck in a funding pipeline that’s leaving large holes in district budgets. Read more about it in our special suburban edition.

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    Small pest, 
big potential problems

    The emerald ash bore r
is destroying Pennsylvania’s ash trees and creating possible hazards in the process
    PG reporter Madeline Conway talked with the folks at Tree Pittsburgh, homeowners and others about the fallout from the invasion of the emerald ash borer.

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    Air Algerie plane flying from West Africa disappears from radar

    Air navigation services lost track of the plane 50 minutes after takeoff early today, officials said.

    Pressure rising on Israel to halt war in Gaza

    Israel‘‍s tourism trade has been hit hard by an extension of international flights’‍ suspension over fears of Palestinian rocket fire.


    Sports »

    PONY League World Series packs more punch

    The PONY League World Series in Washington, Pa., will be introduce new media projects to allow for better in-game experiences for fans.

    Optimism vs. Reality is the real contest when small pro teams take the field

    Sports franchises in leagues other than big 4 pro leagues (MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA), mostly struggle; such teams here are no exception.


    EPA defends attempts to reduce pollutants

    Agency chief Gina McCarthy says the proposed rule will create jobs in the clean energy sector, reduce energy costs and increase profits.

    Scott Sturgis’ Driver’s Seat: Toyota Highlander not boring, with plenty of room

    The XLE V6 AWD has enough space for a load of Muppets. But how about Big Bird?


    Opinion »

    How to save Gaza ... and keep Israel and Hamas from fighting yet another war

    Israel must work with Abbas to control Hamas while Gaza is demilitarized.

    Safety first: Post-Ukraine, Tel Aviv flight ban makes sense

    The conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians, currently centered on Gaza, took on important implications for Americans Tuesday.


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