The Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury dives as the puck goes into the net to send it in to overtime against the Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
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The Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury dives as the puck goes into the net to send it in to overtime against the Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.

Penguins blow three-goal lead, fall to Blue Jackets in overtime

Nick Foligno scored the winning goal for the Blue Jackets at 2:49 of the first overtime.


 Troy Polamalu heads for the end zone after an interception against the Dolphins at Heinz Field in December.

Steelers have 5 night games, will open 2014 season at home

Despite consecutive 8-8 records with no playoff appearances, the Steelers remain an obvious attraction for prime-time television.



 The Reds' Brandon Phillips tags out the Pirates' Travis Snider at second base in the third inning Wednesday night at PNC Park.

Sputtering Pirates lose to Reds, 5-2

The loss was largely due to one rough inning for starter Charlie Morton and no run production in the final six innings.



Findlay officials approve gas drilling plan at Pittsburgh International Airport

Findlay supervisors approved applications to drill up to 60 natural gas wells from six pads on about 8,800 acres.



 Jared Boger is shown in a 2013 Murrysville High School yearbook photo. Sophomore student Alex Hribal is a suspect in the mass stabbing of 21 students — including Mr. Boger — and a security guard in the school on April 9.

Two Franklin Regional stabbing victims released from hospitals

Meanwhile, investigators detail items seized from the locker of suspect Alex Hribal, including a phone, a backpack and a handwritten note.





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Stylebook Snapshot

Samantha Lugo with her mobile boutique, Broke Little Rich Girl.
PG style editor Sara Bauknecht maps out fashion with her new Fashion Truck Tracker.


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One of the pair of nesting bald eagles leaves its perch along the hillside in Pittsburgh's Hays neighborhood.
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Steelers exercise fifth-year option on Cam Heyward

The salary of the former first-round pick and defensive end will jump to nearly $7 million in 2015 unless he signs an extension before then.



Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 4.23.14

With the draft looming, Gerry takes your questions on potential prospects for the black and gold.


 



Highmark Inc. reports $14.9 billion in 2013 revenues

Pittsburgh-based health insurer Highmark Inc. recorded nearly $14.9 billion in total revenues in 2013, with flat income compared to 2012.



County to hire outside company to administer federal leave program

County manager William McKain said Wednesday that UPMC WorkPartners will administer the Family Medical Leave Act.


 





Philip Glass' 'Orphee' has contemporary spin

The Pittsburgh Opera production of Philip Glass' "Orphee," inspired by a Jean Cocteau movie of the same name, opens Saturday.



Springsteen returning to Pittsburgh for two dates in May

The Boss will be joining Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers for a two-night stand at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland.


 

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Yes, stay in D.C.

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Churlish and petty

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Wrong on Africa

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Corporations and us

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Campaign cash

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Kathleen Sebelius decides not to run

Oh, well, it would have made for a great Senate race in Kansas.



Help wanted: It’s time for Mayor Peduto to fill key positions

The mayor must focus on filling key administrator spots, starting with public safety director.


 


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