The Fifth Avenue Place headquarters of Highmark in view with the U.S. Steel Tower offices of UPMC, Downtown Pittsburgh.
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The Fifth Avenue Place headquarters of Highmark in view with the U.S. Steel Tower offices of UPMC, Downtown Pittsburgh.

Private practitioners feel pressure from UPMC, Highmark battle

Highmark and UPMC are bypassing physicians and contacting patients directly to keep them in their networks.

 West Allegheny's Christian Stout steals the ball away from Central Valley's B.J. Powell for a turnover in the first half Friday night.

Central Valley rolls to victory against West Allegheny, 28-17

Central Valley finished the regular season 9-0 and could get the No. 1 seed for the WPIAL playoffs.

 Front exterior of the house for sale at 912 Berkshire Ave in Pittsburgh's Brookline neighborhood.

Buying Here: Two-gabled house in Brookline

A house in Brookline features new siding, windows, bamboo floors and heating/central air conditioning.

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Pittsburgh Ebola expert in demand all over the world

Amesh Adalja has become the go-to expert for international media to talk about Ebola.

Scaife-related foundations poised to take bigger stage

Foundations once run by Richard Mellon Scaife will get huge infusions to spend on conservative groups, local charities.

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Pennsylvania website seeks public feedback on what students should learn

The website cost $249,559 to build, with Team Pennsylvania Foundation paying $215,000

State sets Ebola monitoring protocol

The Allegheny Department of Health will be responsible to monitor travelers from West Africa who arrive here for signs of Ebola infection



Robert Ferrante trial

Robert Ferrante is escorted to the courtroom.
Follow one of the most scandalous trials in the history of Allegheny County: Robert Ferrante, a University of Pittsburgh researcher is accused of poisoning his wife, Dr. Autumn Marie Klein, a rising star in the field of neurology and obstetrics.

Mr. Ferrante denies any involvement.

Our reporter Paula Ward provides a day-by-day breakdown, latest findings and more.

Examine the background and people involved right here.



Price of the prize

Gov. Tom Corbett, left, and his challenger Tom Wolf debate at the WTAE-TV studios on Oct. 8.
In politics, money is power. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and PublicSource believe you should know who's donating significant campaign cash to candidates for governor.

We're following the money for you right here. Check back often for updates on who's contributing to the governor's race. You also can keep up with pre-election coverage on this index page, our Early Returns blog and our PG editorial board endorsements page.

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WVU study links mountaintop mining to lung cancer

WVU study ties dust from mountaintop removal coal mining to lung cancer epidemic in nearby communities.

Section of East Busway to be closed today

A section of the Martin Luther King Jr. East Busway will be closed today for construction near East Liberty Station, detouring the P1 East


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How to grow a gardener

A water leak and a bare patch of dirt transform a non-gardener into a Great Gardens Contest winner for late summer/early fall.

For best results, treat Dahlia like a diva

Dahlia is a high-maintenance diva, but if she is treated well, she can be the queen of a fall garden.


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First Person / Ebola is low on my list of concerns

I have so many other worries; let me tell you about them.

Road warriors: Route 28 drivers near the beginning of the end

The highway that runs from the North Shore through the Allegheny Valley has been a work in progress for ages.


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