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Cyclists compete Wednesday in a race sponsored by the Allegheny Cycling Association at the Bud Harris Cycling Oval in Highland Park.

 Pennsylvania Turnpike CEO Mark Compton, from left, PennDOT secretary Barry Schoch and state police Lt. Edward Murphy at a roadside news conference today in Middletown.

Pennsylvania testing 70-mph limit on parts of two interstates

Going 70 mph will get you there faster but not necessarily safely, two experts warn.

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

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.

 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, which allows the company to connect with families and vendors.

 Stephen Bucar, Pittsburgh's new public safety director.

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 a variety of 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.

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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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Coming Sunday

Brian Archer of Aliquippa.
Hospital closures in and around Pittsburgh have made access to health care much more difficult for many of the region’s poor and working poor.
Hospital closures in and around Pittsburgh have made access to health care much more difficult for many of the region’s poor and working poor. Click here
to watch how one local man has struggled just to get to medical appointments, and read our two-part series beginning Sunday.

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Officials: Missing Air Algerie plane from West Africa has crashed

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.


MSA Safety shares dip in wake of sales falling short of estimates

Net income fell 6 percent to $22.8 million, or 59 cents per share, while sales dropped 1 percent to $282.5 million

Wilmerding-based Wabtec Corp. reports second-quarter profit of $132.3 million

The international freight and transit company outperformed analysts expectations that it would earn $0.87 for the quarter.


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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