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 Pitts­burgh Pen­guins player Sid­ney Crosby jokes with the Bianchin fam­ily Mon­day while sign­ing au­to­graphs in their home in Frank­lin Park. Reuben Bianchin stands with his kids Miles, 5, in front, and Tyler, 7. Mr. Crosby was at the home to de­liver tick­ets as part of an an­nual Pen­guins pro­mo­tion.

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Pitts­burgh Pen­guins player Sid­ney Crosby jokes with the Bianchin fam­ily Mon­day while sign­ing au­to­graphs in their home in Frank­lin Park. Reuben Bianchin stands with his kids Miles, 5, in front, and Tyler, 7. Mr. Crosby was at the home to de­liver tick­ets as part of an an­nual Pen­guins pro­mo­tion.

 Leon Ford, left, reacts Monday with his father, Leon Ford Sr., after being found not guilty on the charge of aggravated assault. The jury could not reach a verdict on the other charges against the East Liberty man.

Jury finds Leon Ford not guilty of aggravated assault

The jury was unable to reach a verdict on the remaining charges, and Common Pleas Judge Donald Machen declared a mistrial.



 A sign is displayed at the front entrance of UPMC Mercy along Locust Street in Oakland.

Pittsburgh Mercy toughens efforts against tobacco usage

The policy is meant to improve employee health rather than exact punishment.



 Terri Thieret, holding the family cat Nutmeg, spent three months in the hospital after contracting a severe case of H1N1 flu last winter.

Dramatic treatment gave AGH nurse back her life from H1N1 flu

Allegheny General Hospital nurse Terri Theiret spends nine months recovering from H1N1 flu, aided by ECMO system and medically induced coma.



 Joe Kallen, CEO of home improvement store Busy Beaver, points out the bargin bins situated in the center aisle of the store in New Kensington during a tour discussing the reorganization of the stores.ussing the reorganization of the stores.

New owners of Busy Beaver are expanding, remodeling chain

“My No. 1 challenge in everything we do is how to make Busy Beaver relevant,” said Joe Kallen, the new chief executive of the chain.



 Chilean artist Sebastian Errazuriz and Rachel Delphia, Carnegie Museum of Art curator of decorative arts and design, stand under his work "The Piano," which hangs in the museum's Hall of Architecture. The exhibition is titled "Sebastian Errazuriz: Look Again."

Chilean artist's work compels museumgoers to 'Look Again'

To truly appreciate artist Sebastian Errazuriz’s work “The Piano,” you need to stand beneath it.



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Post-Gazette sues state over email retention practice

Lawyers for the newspaper said the state’s practice violates the due process rights of the public seeking release of public records.



Jury awards $15.8M to work-zone crash victim

Lane Construction was ordered to pay Brenda Gump-Schragl, who was going to her daughter’s wedding-rehearsal dinner when the crash occurred.


 

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Lives in limbo

Kamala Biswa, 19, sits in her neighbor's home in Bildangi II, one of the remaining Bhutanese refugee camps in eastern Nepal, near the Indian border. Kamala, a shy girl, is immigrating to Akron, Ohio.
For a dwindling number of refugees living in sweltering U.N. camps in Nepal, hope for a new life in Pittsburgh is mixed with the pain of missing family members.

Many refugees cannot return home, or are afraid to do so

Divided families in Nepal remain in limbo


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Fall arts preview

The Black Keys members Dan Auerbach (front) and Patrick Carney.
There's plenty to do and see around Pittsburgh during the autumn season.

From festivals to concerts, here's an index to help you plan all the fun in the coming months.

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Test may detect lung cancer in its earliest stages

West Penn Hospital is offering free lung cancer screening to long-term smokers as part of a pilot study on its life-saving effects.



Pennsylvania to lend itself up to $1.5B because of low cash flow

Legislative Democrats say the borrowing is a bad sign for the state’s fiscal health.


 

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Money in the bank: Pirates catcher Russell Martin's exceptional season

Pirates catcher Russell Martin's new workout regimen pays dividends on the field and sets him up for a lucrative free-agency chance, too.



On the Steelers: Defense's dilemma familiar to Keisel

Veteran defensive end Brett Keisel knows exactly what ails the current Steelers defense because he went through it more than a decade ago.


 



Ced Kurtz’s TechMan Texts: Apple Watch may stay on fringe

Also: Apple also announced that iOS 8; a Stanford engineer has managed to create a wireless radio just a few millimeters across.



Pa. Supreme Court hears arguments over electronic voting machines

The court arguments as to whether machines that do not produce paper records of each vote cast violate the Pennsylvania Election Code.


 



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Let's talk about: Biology and art

Richard Pell’s disturbing photos on display at Pittsburgh Filmmakers of animals involved in biologic testing show mix of biology and art.



Steel Advice: Take a break from this friend

Distancing yourself from a negative friend is OK.


 



'Sesame Street' turns 45, expands

This season PBS’s stalwart “Sesame Street” is brought to you by the numbers 4 and 5 as it celebrates its 45th year on the air.



Carnegie Library opens poetry series

Toi Derricotte, Vanessa German kick off a new poetry reading series at the Oakland branch of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh on Saturday.


 

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