Steelers QB Mike Vick rolls out in front of the Panthers' Mario Addison, right, in the first half of Thursday's preseason loss to Carolina.
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Steelers QB Mike Vick rolls out in front of the Panthers' Mario Addison, right, in the first half of Thursday's preseason loss to Carolina.

Steelers complete dismal preseason with 23-6 loss to Carolina

Steelers wound up a rather miserable five-game preseason with their scrubs losing to the Carolina Panthers’ scrubs, 23-6, at Heinz Field.

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  • DA seeks to improve prisoner monitoring after suicide

    Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala plans to take up the issue of improved prisoner monitoring with local police chiefs.

     Alberta Tyson leads a large group of flag-waving laundry and dry cleaning workers from Local 141 during the 1984 Pittsburgh Labor Day Parade.

    Pittsburgh region's Labor Day events go back more than a century

    Since 1894, southwestern Pennsylvania has marked the holiday with parades, picnics, speeches, fairs and religious services.

     The Pirates' Francisco Liriano delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Brewers at Miller Park Thursday night in Milwaukee.

    Brewers complete 3-game sweep of Pirates, 5-3

    Francisco Liriano issued five walks, two of which scored, and the Pirates lost, 5-3, as the Brewers swept the series at Miller Park.

     Game of the Week: Penn Hills at Upper St. Clair -- teams seen here in a match-up last season.

    Varsity Xtra: High school football returns -- your complete Friday night preview

    Advance coverage of tonight’s gridiron action, from Mike White’s Varsity Notebook to the prognostications of the formidable Fumbler.

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    Linda Lane will let Pittsburgh schools contract expire

    Long rumored to be leaving, she said she decided to make the announcement to “put an end to the speculation …”

    Anti-Vick group holds vigil outside Steelers game

    A “silent, respectful vigil” remembered the dogs that died in the operation that led to Michael Vick serving 21 months in prison.



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    Gabrielle Johnson-Thomas writes on a whiteboard during her first day of kindergarten at Manchester Academic Charter on August 26, 2015.
    Recess, whiteboard and waiting in straight lines -- welcome back to school!

    Students in the Pittsburgh region headed back to the classrooms this week, and several of the Post-Gazette's visual journalists were there to capture their returns.

    Browse our wide view images from the first days of school across the area, and upload your own moments and memories on our MyBurgh page.

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    Trump vows to back GOP nominee in ’16

    Donald Trump signed a vow on Thursday to support whoever is the 2016 Republican presidential nominee and not launch a third-party candidacy.

    Do Clinton’s email server troubles worsen as aide invokes the Fifth?

    An aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton who set up her private email service has refused to cooperate with investigators.


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    Steelers notebook: Suspended receiver Martavis Bryant must help himself

    Art Rooney II said the team can support Martavis Bryant, but ultimately it will be up to Bryant if he wants to avoid further discipline.

    Dupuis' children pray nightly for his healthy return to the Penguins

    Forward Pascal Dupuis gradually working back into hockey after harrowing, life-threatening bout with blood clot in his lung.


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    What's dishing on the blogs: Labor Day ideas

    This week, we’re getting ready for Labor Day with vibrant summer recipes and cozy fall dishes.  Here’s what’s dishing on the blogs we

    Movie review: Robots' like you have never seen them before

    The film “Robots” explores the exciting frontier of humanoid robotics research.


    Tuned In: 'Ellen' moving among daytime TV changes

    Daytime TV roundup: Local sports and syndicated crime shows on WPNT; “Ellen” moves to WTAE and “Meredith Vieira” gets bumped to late night.

    Movie review: 'Mistress America' follows zany paths

    “Mistress America” is a rarity — it’s about not one but two New Yorkers, one a college freshman and the other a madcap gal about town.


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    Kathleen Parker: It’s time to take Trump down

    His snake oil should be making Republicans plenty sick by now

    Deal assured: The Iran accord is the best option for the future

    President Barack Obama has achieved comparable support for the Iran deal in the House of Representatives.


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