Tony Gestrich, a research chemist at PPG Industries, conducts a science experiment about color with Carmella Foster and Amari Evans, third-grade students, at the Propel Hazelwood charter school on Friday.
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Tony Gestrich, a research chemist at PPG Industries, conducts a science experiment about color with Carmella Foster and Amari Evans, third-grade students, at the Propel Hazelwood charter school on Friday.

PPG launches project to enhance, educate communities worldwide

PPG’s new philanthropy program calls for the coatings giant to spend $10 million over the next decade to improve global communities.

 Dr. Thomas Julian of Allegheny Health Network and assistant medical director of the NSABP.

Study finds safer drug to prevent return of breast cancer

The study found anastrozole more effective to prevent additional episodes of cancer in post-menopausal women already treated for DCIS.

 This is the exterior of the North Lincoln Avenue home of Jim Wallace, which will be featured in an upcoming house and garden tour in the Allegheny West Historic District on the North Side.

Walking Allegheny West with wine tastings

Mr. Wallace's house feels like a private men's club with masculine, square proportions rather than the high Victorian flourishes.

 Thomas Hildebrandt, director of reproduction management at the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife in Berlin, speaks Thursday at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

Pittsburgh Zoo honors expert in elephant conservation

Thomas Hildebrandt is the first recipient of the Pittsburgh Zoo’s Conservation Legacy Award.

 Mylan headquarters in Canonsburg.

Mylan stays the course in pursuit of Perrigo

If it receives the nod from Mylan shareholders, the company plans to take its proposal to Perrigo shareholders.

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Westmoreland day care owner gets prison term for role in child endangerment

The snake lurking there, a judge said, was the woman’s husband — a convicted child molester — who interacted with the children.

Neglected Desert Storm memorial in Greensburg stirs outrage, cleanup

What angered veterans the most was that the neglected memorial was under the noses of those who should have cared the most.



Setting the SEEN pays visit to Braddock

Times are changing in Braddock.

This week on "Setting the SEEN," SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht visit the town to see people and places brightening Braddock with art, theater, farming, a restaurant in the works and more.

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Special projects from the Post-Gazette

Retired Air Force General William J. Mall, Jr., right, stands at attention as Tech Sgt. Charles Johnston of the North Side is laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, March 2, 2015. Mr. Mall was 11 years old when his cousin Charles Johnston went missing near Papua New Guinea in 1944.
• Long Journey Home: The story of Pittsburgh's Charles Johnston Jr., and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found

• Derailments: Freight train derailments in Pennsylvania from 2005-2014

• Odysseys: Meet Pittsburghers from around the globe

• Cultural Crossroads: High school students' perspectives on historically black colleges

• Irretrievably Broken: The story of Robert Ferrante and Autumn Klein

On the Digs: Pittsburgh's Donut Man

Henry Meyer, Pittsburgh's Donut Man.
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.

Explore our most recent entry on Henry Meyer, Pittsburgh's longtime 'Donut Man.'

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Fitzgerald, Wagner try to bury the hatchet over lunch

Both described the meeting as an effort to forge a more productive approach to the issues of county government.

Latest U.S. proposal for ethanol could have political fallout

The Obama administration’s latest plan on ethanol, the corn-based renewable fuel, probably will not have a major effect on pump prices.


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Blatter blasts past scandal, wins election

Sepp Blatter wins FIFA presidential election despite corruption charges after Prince Ali bin al-Hussein withdrew after the first ballot.

Mellow Baffert enjoying the ride with American Pharoah

Trainer has changed his ways since the death of his parents and a heart attack in 2012 and now he has another shot at Triple Crown.


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Bantam replica to lead the parade at Jeep Heritage Festival in Butler

Duncan Rolls of Longview, Texas, will drive his replica of the world’s first jeep through downtown Butler to kick off the Bantam Jeep

Stylebook: Style Week Pittsburgh announces festivities for third annual event

Plus, Pittsburgh Fashion Week seeks volunteers, Refresh PGH sneaker swap returns, trunk show at Larrimor’s and more in Pittsburgh fashion.


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Saturday Poem: Mama Hands

She’s a calligrapher and her hands are her tools. She grasps the quill pen as gently as a dancer’s hip, feather moving high ...

Pay now or later: Investing in pre-K can head off costlier problems

Advocates and law-enforcement officials present compelling evidence that these investments pay off.


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