The Toronto Maple Leafs' Phil Kessel is headed to Pittsburgh.
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The Toronto Maple Leafs' Phil Kessel is headed to Pittsburgh.

Penguins land Maple Leafs' winger Phil Kessel in trade

General manager Jim Rutherford repeatedly stressed his need for a top-six winger who can score, and Kessel more than suits that need.

 Plum Senior High School teacher Joseph Ruggieri is accused of having a sexual relationship with a female student.

Judge revokes bond for Plum teacher accused of having sex with student

Judge Jeffrey Manning ordered that Joseph Ruggieri, 40, remain jailed and undergo a behavior clinic evaluation.

 "The application is an early step in the bidding process," Steelers president Art Rooney II said in a statement.

Steelers seeking to host 2023 Super Bowl

President Art Rooney met with Mayor Bill Peduto this morning to talk about the team’s bid to host Super Bowl LVII.

 UPMC will partner with other institutions on additional research aimed at determining whether the results of bariatric surgery last even longer than three years, perhaps five or seven.

Study: Bariatric surgery, lifestyle changes can control Type 2 diabetes

The new study is important because it shows the positive effects lasting as long as three years, according to the lead author.

 The merger of the H.J. Heinz Co. and Kraft Foods Group is expected to close Thursday after shareholders today approved the deal.

Kraft shareholders clear way for merger with Heinz

The deal to create the third-largest food and beverage company in North America is expected to close on Thursday.

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Summer 2015 Dining Guide

Bacalao en Aceite with cauliflower catalan, left, Cynar cured Laural Hill Trout with rose pickled rhubarb, artichoke chips and honey-pepper honey by Aaron Hoskins at Cure in Lawrenceville.
Restaurants reflect how Pittsburgh is changing, with so many openings pointing to a city on the rise.

In that spirit, the Post-Gazette’s 2015 summer dining guide is focused on that growth. Click here to explore reviews, photos and more about some of the hottest spots to dine in the coming months.

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Farmers Markets

Baskets of strawberries for sale at the farmers market in Market Square.
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Could new rule mean overtime for more salaried workers?

The new labor rule would require employers to pay time-and-a-half wages to salaried workers earning up to $50,440 a year.

Donora Webster Bridge imploded

A contractor dropped the 107-year-old structure into the Monongahela River with explosives this morning.


Joe Manganiello ate like a bodybuilder for 'Magic Mike' sequel

Eating for one but ordering for two is how Pittsburgh native Joe Manganiello prepared for his beekcake role in  “Magic Mike XXL.”

Movie review: 'Terminator Genisys' a confusing reboot

“Terminator Genisys” returns Arnold Schwarzenegger to the franchise but fractures timelines and introduces alternate, confusing universes.


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