Reds ace Johnny Cueto wasn't as stellar as usual Sunday, but the Pirates still couldn't take full advantage.
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Reds ace Johnny Cueto wasn't as stellar as usual Sunday, but the Pirates still couldn't take full advantage.

Gene Collier: Missed connections prove costly for Pirates

A very disappointing road trip could have been much worse, but the Pirates cannot afford to keep blowing chances after the All-Star break.

 Lorin Maazel conducting the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, circa 1990.

Former Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra director Lorin Maazel dies at age 84

Mr. Maazel, whose precise, demanding conducting style earned him a reputation as one of the world’s great conductors, died Sunday.

Hoarding reclassification shines light on disorder

Hoarding issues are being addressed by adding support groups, increasing awareness of the problem and beginning training.

 Micah Doan, Luke Markovich, Caleb Markovich, and Zac Markovich of Cleveland celebrate the German national soccer team's victory in the World Cup Final outside of the Hofbrau Haus in the South Side. Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in extra time of the World Cup Final.

Suds flow here for German soccer fans watching World Cup

From Pittsburgh and around the world, local fans make bash out of World Cup.

 Navigate the city, sketch local architecture and record restaurant recommendations in Moleskine's City Notebooks. Available for select cities, the all-in-one travel journal, guide and reference book makes you the author of your travels. $17.95,

Streamlining your suitcase: Tips for overcoming packing and travel pitfalls

Proper planning and creative thinking are the key to packing, three experts say.

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    Visa process proves to be a daunting challenge

    Obtaining a green card to remain in the U.S. can be a challenging endeavor for immigrants.

    Nonprofit, CMU join forces to improve Hill's heart

    The Hill District Community Development Corp. is working with CMU to determine how to best use empty spaces lining Center Avenue.



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    Richard Mellon Scaife’s last will and testament, filed Friday with the Register of Wills of Westmoreland County, signed in 2013, steers his art, his late mother’s home, and stock trusts that she left behind to various charities.



    Pittsburgh’s New Immigrants

    From left, Zeynep, 16, Muhammed, 15, Bunyamin, Asuman, and Yunus Koc, 13, sit at the dining room table in their Greenfield home.
    DACA life-changing for some immigrants' children , latest in the occasional series, Pittsburgh’s New Immigrants.

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    A call to arms must first wake the dead

    The Selective Service sent about 14,000 letters across the state recently ordering men born between 1893 and 1897 to register for the

    Corbett: Pension overhaul targets property tax issue

    Current benefit costs put a strain on many school districts' budgets.


    Celebration to shine light on Downtown's renewal

    It's the first time the PDP is observing "Celebrate Downtown," with events to draw the public to the central business district.

    Judge gives South Hills landlord 30 days for tenant relocation proposal

    Davin Gartley has been cited repeatedly for problems related to lead paint, sewage, trash, lack of running water and more.


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    Vintage Grand Prix Black Tie & Tailpipes Gala

    The event raised an estimated $95,000 to benefit the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Valley School.

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    How Pittsburgh sends party invitations and responds to them varies by event and generation.


    Style & Fashion

    Stylebook: Sabika previews fall/winter jewelry

    Plus a pop-up fashion market in Market Square, Hush Fashion benefit at Union Project, Blessed to be Dressed event and more.

    Stylebook Snapshot: Bold brows are back in the spotlight

    Eyebrow makeup was the fastest-growing category of eye makeup, up 28 percent, according to an NPD Group report released this month.


    Heigl produces new drama in her return to TV

    A resurgent NBC gets behind a hoping-to-be resurgent Katherine Heigl in “State of Affairs;” details of the “Breaking Bad” prequel.

    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With...Gen. Wesley Clark

    Retired four-star Gen. Wesley Clark sees special forces as the future of warfare. He will host “Friday Night Spotlight: World War I” on TCM.


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