BRINGING THEM HOME / MEMORIAL DAY SERIES


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A special series by the Post-Gazette follows a Pittsburgh man's journey to the other side of the Earth to fight in World War II and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found, identified and returned to the United States. Read about the lab that processes the remains.

Court documents raise questions about role of former DEA agent in mortgage fraud case

Now retired, Barry A. Baldwin was known to his Drug Enforcement Administration colleagues as “The Wizard.” for his expertise in wiretaps.



 Math teacher Ro Casciato, center, goes over a calculus problem in class at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School on May 19. Working with her are juniors Dawill Holc, 17, and Sofia Vidic, 17. Seeing the class was part of a tour to show how Gates grant money was being used to improve the learning environment. At left is senior Nadeem Demian, 17.

Pittsburgh schools to get less than $78 million in announced grants

Strict rules on spending grant money limit its use. “I think the money enabled us to try some different things,” said the union leader.



 Pirates starter A.J. Burnett isn't the same pitcher he was when he first came to Pittsburgh three years ago.

On the Pirates: The evolution of A.J. Burnett

Pirates starter A.J. Burnett has had one of the best stretches of his career to start the 2015 season, which might be his last.



 Kelli Deister, shown in her Sunbury, Pa., apartment, is legally blind suffers from retinitis pigmentosa.

Can embryonic stem cells help stop blindness?

From electronic implants to stem cells, University of Pittsburgh researchers and others seek ways to halt blindness.



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Steel City Squash: The path to college runs through a squash court

The new Pittsburgh program mixes athletic training with academic rigor to give inner-city students a gateway to graduation.



Carrie Furnace is steely backdrop for 'American Ninja Warrior"'filming

In Pittsburgh, the bright lights of filming the action reality show “American Ninja Warrior” compete with the echoes of history.


 

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The Long Journey Home


A special series by the Post-Gazette follows a Pittsburgh man's journey to the other side of the Earth to fight in World War II and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found, identified and returned to the United States.

Read about Tech. Sgt. Charles L. Johnston Jr. and his homecoming.



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Summer guide to Pittsburgh

"Flashes of Freedom" by Zambelli as seen from Grandview Avenue atop Mt. Washington.
There's plenty to do and see around Pittsburgh during the summer.

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

Setting the SEEN: Summer fun in Downtown Pittsburgh

On the Digs: Bombing of the USS Franklin


The Post-Gazette is excavating, curating and digitizing its photo library, which has been accumulating photographs for more than a century, and displaying the photos online with a peek into their origins.

Explore our most recent entry on the 1945 bombing of the USS Franklin, through the eyes of Pittsburgher John Steffora, who witnessed it first-hand.

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Chatham's North Hills campus readies for first students this fall

A flexible master plan has allowed a relatively small school to sustainably develop nearly 400 acres of farmland in Richland Township.



Caption Contest No. 263 ... and the winners of No. 262!

Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.


 

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Gene Collier: Pirates come out swinging, and it works

Mets ace Matt Harvey was no match for a Pirates lineup that gave its own stellar starter enough run support and then plenty more.



Aggressive approach has Peters Township's Riske finding reward

Peters Township native Alison Riske has emerged as one of the United States’ most promising young tennis stars.


 



Chatham's North Hills campus readies for first students this fall

A flexible master plan has allowed a relatively small school to sustainably develop nearly 400 acres of farmland in Richland Township.



Helping caregivers fill the gaps with the community's support

Through “I Care” initiative, United Way hopes businesses and others will keep watch on elderly citizens who may be on verge of crisis.


 



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