“My staff and I have long dreamed of this move,” Bishop David Zubik said in a letter to Catholics.
Bob Donaldson/Post-Gazette
“My staff and I have long dreamed of this move,” Bishop David Zubik said in a letter to Catholics.

Diocese of Pittsburgh eliminates fees for marriage annulments

Bishop Zubik said the decision to eliminate a several hundred dollar fee follows Pope Francis’ call to make annulments easier, and free.

 “We remain financially strong and stable,” Highmark Health CEO David Holmberg said in a statement.

Highmark: 'Challenging' business climate leads to 2014 operating loss

Highmark Health reported 2014 revenues of $15.79 billion, but an operating loss for the second year in row, citing a “competitive market.”

 Former Steeler Brett Keisel is well known for both his play on the field and his beard.

Cast your vote for the most iconic hair in Pittsburgh sports

Now the real bracket fun begins: Vote each day on which athlete should advance to the next round, and let us know who may have been snubbed.

 A small memorial for the eagles and their lost eggs popped up along a fence along the bike trail in Hays earlier this week.

What happened to the eagle eggs this year?

Days after the bald eagles at Hays lost both of their eggs, it was confirmed another bald eagle pair in Harmar do not have a clutch of eggs.

 Director Jessie Nelson, right, on the set of "Love the Coopers," which has been shooting scenes in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh sets holiday scene for 'Love the Coopers' movie

The movie once called “Let It Snow,” and now “Love the Coopers,” needed a city with a white Christmas vibe and found it in Pittsburgh.

Video »

More Videos >>

Cultural Crossroads

Students gather Tuesday in front of the 'Lifting the Veil' statue of Booker T. Washington at the center of Tuskegee University's campus.
Education writer Clarece Polke is joining a group of Pittsburgh-area high school students to tour 13 historically black colleges as they decide on their futures.

The Post-Gazette will document the reactions and growing perspectives of five of these students as they experience -- some for the first time -- a glimpse of the black college experience.


Who would you draft?

Ryan Shazier of the Ohio State Buckeyes poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was picked No. 15 overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
The Steelers have the 22nd pick in the first round of this year's NFL Draft, which begins April 30 in Chicago.

Beat writer Ed Bouchette currently has 13 players he thinks the Steelers could take in the first round.

Explore Ed's analysis, vote on who you think the Steelers will most likely select on our interactive draft poll and share your opinions in the comments section.

Life »

Asparagus is among the season's first strokes of green

A versatile veggie that brightens just about any recipe, asparagus can be boiled, steamed, fried, grilled or roasted.

Try some new traditions for this Passover

Both of these cookbooks would make an excellent holiday present, along with a bag of Matzo Granola and a bottle of kosher-for-Passover wine.


TV Preview: Billy Porter bares Broadway soul in PBS special

Pittsburgh native Billy Porter stars in a one-man show Friday night on “Live From Lincoln Center” on WQED-TV

Late Beatle John Lennon's first wife, Cynthia, dies

Cynthia Lennon, 75, married the former Beatle in 1962 and the couple divorced in 1968 when he left her for Japanese artist Yoko Ono.


Treasure Hunt - 04/01/2015
Winning Numbers: 4 20 21 25 30 Treasure Hunt jackpot for 04/02/2015 is $40,000      

PICK 5 (DAY) - 04/01/2015
Winning Numbers: 6 4 9 9 4      

PICK 4 (DAY) - 04/01/2015
Winning Numbers: 9 3 4 3      

PICK 3 (DAY) - 04/01/2015
Winning Numbers: 1 8 1      

PICK 2 (DAY) - 04/01/2015
Winning Numbers: 5 1      

Mega Millions - 03/31/2015
Winning Numbers: 8 26 41 61 73 11 5 MB: 11 MP: 5 Mega Millions Est. Annuity for 04/03/2015 is $25,000,000 Mega Millions Est. Cash for 04/03/2015 is $16,200,000      

Cash 5 - 03/31/2015
Winning Numbers: 1 9 14 37 41 Cash 5 jackpot for 04/01/2015 is $125,000      

PICK 5 - 03/31/2015
Winning Numbers: 4 7 8 1 5      

PICK 4 - 03/31/2015
Winning Numbers: 2 3 0 2      

PICK 3 - 03/31/2015
Winning Numbers: 3 3 3      

PICK 2 - 03/31/2015
Winning Numbers: 5 7      

Treasure Hunt - 03/31/2015
Winning Numbers: 1 4 14 18 26 Treasure Hunt jackpot for 04/01/2015 is $25,000      

PICK 5 (DAY) - 03/31/2015
Winning Numbers: 9 3 0 2 0      

PICK 4 (DAY) - 03/31/2015
Winning Numbers: 8 1 9 1      

PICK 3 (DAY) - 03/31/2015
Winning Numbers: 9 1 9      


You have 2 remaining free articles this month

Try unlimited digital access

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here

You’ve reached the limit of free articles this month.

To continue unlimited reading

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here