The Penguins' Beau Bennett celebrates his goal in the second period against the Blue Jackets at Consol Energy Center.
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The Penguins' Beau Bennett celebrates his goal in the second period against the Blue Jackets at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins overcome Blue Jackets to grab 4-3 victory in Game 1

Columbus was making just the second playoff appearance in franchise history, but it was the Penguins who seemed out of sorts early.

  • Bylsma discusses Game 1, 4-3 win over Blue Jackets

  • Fans watch Penguins vs. Blue Jackets on big screen

  •  A bus drives at Franklin Regional High School after the first day of school following last week's stabbing attack.

    'Perfect storm' leads to acts of mass violence

    To become enraged enough to try to stab multiple people requires a predisposition to harm others coupled with other factors, experts say.

     President Barack Obama greets Stephanie Womack, a student at CCAC West Hills Center. Mr. Obama declared the center and its programs a national model.

    Push on to bring adults back to the classroom

    Pennsylvania has struggled to entice older learners without college degrees back to the classroom, but ranks nearly last by some measures.

     Sandy Burkett, owner of Vital Signs, a business in East Carnegie, poses with one of her printed signs.

    Older entrepreneurs finding new opportunities

    Given the high rate of dissatisfaction with corporate America, it isn't surprising many older workers want to strike out on their own.

    Allegheny County Council poses its own questions on Deer Lakes drilling

    Many echoed concerns raised by area residents at previous meetings, including health, environmental and safety factors.

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    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.

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

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    Obituary: James F. Lally / Labor leader forged friendships with city's most notable figures

    A lifelong city resident, he swam daily, ushered regularly at St. Paul Cathedral and knew many of Pittsburgh's most colorful figures.

    Cornell Elementary School gets new principal

    Jeffrey Carter of Ohio Township served as an acting elementary school principal in the Moon Area School District.


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    Shift in line suits Bennett just fine

    Beau Bennett's mid-game switch from first line to third line, right wing to left wing, pays instant dividends for Penguins.

    Penguins notebook: Richards, Bylsma go back as colleagues and friends

    Penguins coach Dan Bylsma and Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards face off in the playoffs for the first time.


    Neighborhood Allies names innovator as first president

    Presley Gillespie starts in May with the nonprofit formed from the dissolution of the Pittsburgh Partnership for Neighborhood Development.

    Walnut Capital working to expand Bakery Square project

    A host of dignitaries will join Walnut Capital principals today in breaking ground on the first office building for Bakery Square 2.0.


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    Basket cheese is an 85-year-old tradition for local company

    It's called basket cheese, and it's been an Easter tradition at Lamagna Cheese Co. for as long as anyone can remember.

    Spirits: Wigle Whiskey to roll out the new barrel house

    The new barrel storage warehouse is giving new life to an old produce terminal in Pittsburgh's Spring Garden.


    Pittsburgh Public stages Shaw's 'Candida'

    "Candida," opening today at Pittsburgh Public Theater, gives Ted Pappas his first crack at directing a George Bernard Shaw play.

    Girl Talk conquers Coachella

    Pittsburgh electronic artist Girl Talk was one of the hits at Coachella last weekend.


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    DEP access: The state should not be barred from drill sites

    For two days after a gas well exploded in Greene County, Chevron refused to allow DEP emergency response investigators onto the site.



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