Desan Aldvitton shovels the sidewalk in the 2200 block of Bedford Street during Sunday morning's snow.
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Desan Aldvitton shovels the sidewalk in the 2200 block of Bedford Street during Sunday morning's snow.

Light snow expected to change to rain near Pittsburgh, but all snow predicted in northern counties

Pittsburgh will get about two inches of snow before precipitation changes to rain while 4-8 inches of snow could fall north of I-80.

 Robert Ferrante and Autumn Klein were married at the historic Old North Church in Boston in May 2001.

Irretrievably broken: The early lives of Robert Ferrante and Autumn Klein

In this first part of a series leading up to his sentencing, read about Bob and Autumn before they met in 1995.

 Kate Bazis of Wilkinsburg walks her daughter Gaia Parrish's dog, Corazon, across Brereton Street in Polish Hill during an April evening, with Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in the background.

Brereton evolves: How Polish Hill's business district has changed in the past 85 years

This installment of the Storefront Project shows how Brereton Street has evolved as markets and shops have closed.

 Franco Harris and Jerome Bettis with the ball used in the Immaculate Reception after the final Steelers game at Three Rivers Stadium.

Jerome Bettis elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

This recognition caps a wonderful career that began with the Los Angeles Rams in 1993 but came of age in Pittsburgh.

 Chipped Ham pink nail polish by Gridlock Lacquer, $7 at

Gridlock Lacquer's Chipped Ham pink nail polish is perfectly Pittsburgh

The lunch meat’s pinkish hue inspired one of the colors in the brand’s Pittsburgh-themed nail polish collection.

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Animal adventures

Xia, a 3-year-old red panda, plays in her animal exhibit on a cold January day at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
Though the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is closed for routine repairs, the work of zookeepers never stops.

Follow along through Feb. 13 as the Post-Gazette takes a trip every Friday behind the scenes and inside the cages of Pittsburgh’s zoo animals.

This week's feature: Making the rounds with zoo veterinarians.


What's old is new

A 1929 photo of the Mon Wharf. The event for which the thousands of people have gathered remains a mystery.
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.

We hope The Digs will be of interest to readers, history buffs and those interested in photojournalism, and ignites some memories of Pittsburgh's storied past.

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Pittsburgh researchers use light on animal brains to study mental disorders

One day, the researchers say, there may even be a way to implant light-sensitive proteins into human brains.

Lawyer settles case of illegal high-end wine sales. But what about the $200,000 collection?

More than 2,400 bottles of Arthur Goldman’s fine wines have been in custody while a judge decides if the contraband should be destroyed.


Point Park students developing record label

Point Park’s Pioneer Records takes students from the recording studio to CD release party in one semester.

Dollar store merger coming to Pittsburgh neighborhoods

Pittsburgh, and other markets, could see changes as Dollar Tree gets ready to shed stores as part of acquisition of Family Dollar.


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Black pharmacy student from Pittsburgh served nation, fought for equality in World War I protest

Donald C. Jefferson of Pittsburgh was among a small group of African-Americans to be commissioned as U.S. Army officers during World War I.

Dine: Pittsburgh shops join coffee klatch as more Americans give espresso a shot

Places such as Commonplace Coffee in Squirrel Hill, Commonplace Voluto in Garfield and Espresso a Mano have helped fuel the espresso


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The Westinghouse 'atom smasher' was more about Pittsburgh’s atomic PR

Yes, save the thing. But it’s a landmark mostly to how businesses and regional boosters have tirelessly used science for self-promotion.

Avoiding taxes: A fast-tracked scheme will help only nonprofits

A runaway train is rolling through Harrisburg, but it will crash and burn in cities and towns across Pennsylvania.


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