The Pirates' Neil Walker slides safely into home plate against the Reds' Devin Mesoraco in the first inning at PNC Park.

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The Pirates' Neil Walker slides safely into home plate against the Reds' Devin Mesoraco in the first inning at PNC Park.

 Derek Jones, one of the Franklin Regional High School stab victims, talks about his experience.

Motive for stabbing a mystery to Franklin Regional victim

Junior Derek Jones, 17, is spending his first day in his family's home in Export after two weeks of treatment in Forbes Hospital.

 Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save against the Blue Jackets' Brandon Dubinsky at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.

Ron Cook: Pressure in series now shifts to Penguins' Fleury

Marc-Andre Fleury talked a brave game minutes after giving up a late tying goal and then the winning overtime goal in a 4-3 loss to

 "Campbell's" by Andy Warhol, 1985.

CMU Computer Club discovers new works of Warhol art

The images had been saved on floppy discs in 1985 and could not be viewed because the technology had become obsolete.

East End residents growl at plan for new animal shelter

A community group says it will not endorse a plan to build a $15 million animal shelter in Homewood.

 2013's Art All Night.

Seventeenth annual Art All Night will fill every corner of grungy warehouse

The all-night event in Lawrenceville gives kids and established pros a blank canvas to fill.

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Westmoreland County Community College chooses new president

Tuesday Stanley takes the top job at Westmoreland County Community College effective July 1. Current President Daniel J. Obara is retiring.

Pittsburgh's chief urban affairs officer to lead Housing Authority board

Valerie McDonald-Roberts replaces Ricky Burgess as chair of the city Housing Authority board.



Eyes on the eagles

One of the pair of nesting bald eagles leaves its perch along the hillside in Pittsburgh's Hays neighborhood.
Keep up with the eagle family activities via the live cam.

New! Participate in our eagle camera contest. And join the Post-Gazette for an Eagle Watch Bicycle Trip to a point near the nest site with bicycling writer Larry Walsh and a National Aviary ornithologist, April 27. Details at http://www.post-gazette.com/PGU



Caption Contest 233

Caption Contest 233 ... and the winners of 232. Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.

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Obama begins Asia tour with a message to China

The president said that the uninhabited islands are administered by Japan and fall within scope of the U.S.-Japan security treaty.

North Korea sends condolences as mourning begins for ferry victims

South Korean high school students, relatives and other mourners laid long-stemmed white chrysanthemums before an altar in a gymnasium.


Sports »

Blue Jackets rally again as odd pattern continues

One game, two, maybe three, it's a quirk. Four games, it's a pattern. It has happened each game of the Penguins' first-round playoff series.

Paul Chryst not surprised by Tom Savage’s ascent in NFL projections

Pitt's coach says former Panthers quarterback "certainly has a lot of the talents and physical attributes."


West Penn Allegheny Health System lost more than $370 million in 2013

The losses by the system, purchased by Highmark last year, are nearly double what it reported in unaudited figures in September.

PortaBeer tackles the keg problem, wheels up

When Albert Ciuksza and Todd Barnett took a keg on a camping trip, they quickly realized the challenge of keeping beer cold and pourable.


Life »

The centerpiece of Moroccan cooking

Writer Marlene Parrish helps prepare a Moroccan spread for a local couple -- and the rest of us.

Beer: It's Craft Beer Week, for real

Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week is a good time to try "real ale."


The spring Crawl through the Cultural District starts early, goes late

A Night Market, an opening at Wood Street Gallery and live music highlightthe Cultural Trust's spring Gallery Crawl on Friday.

Mozart Festival offers pianist room for improvisation

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents the Mozart Festival, showcasing the breadth of the composer's music.


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Pitfall for UPMC

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Easter close call

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Maureen Dowd / A saint, he ain’t

John Paul II was a great man in many ways, but he turned a blind eye to the pedophilia scandal.

Dueling Dems: Rep. Molchany deserves the party nomination

In the 36th District race for state House, the PG endorses freshman lawmaker Erin Molchany over 10-term veteran Harry Readshaw.



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