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 A man dressed as Santa Claus walks on the wall of the Old City in Jerusalem Monday.

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A man dressed as Santa Claus walks on the wall of the Old City in Jerusalem Monday.

Shale gas drilling operator penalized for landslide that diverted Greene County streams

Engelwood, Colo.-based Vantage Energy Appalachia was ordered to pay a penalty of $999,900.

 The Steelers' James Harrison takes down the Chiefs' Jamaal Charles on a fourth-down try near the end of the second quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Steelers notebook: Injury report short for a change

Injury list is on the short side heading toward Sunday night's showdown against Cincinnati for the AFC North title.

 Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner speaks today about a recent audit performed on a county contract with Tennessee-based Corizon Health Inc.

Allegheny County controller calls for improvements in jail medical care

Controller Chelsa Wagner said medical problems at the jail have continued since Corizon Health Inc. took over health care in September 2013.

 British rocker Joe Cocker, at the Paris Music Festival in 1992, died Dec. 22 at age 70.

Appreciation: Joe Cocker was a scorching rock stylist and a wild card on stage

The Woodstock standout who died Monday at age 70 was known for his bluesy growl and hit recordings.

 Mark Fern, right, and his sister Louise in 1981.

Odysseys: Englishman likes it here in Pittsburgh

Mark traveled throughout Europe, to Africa and the U.S. to disassemble machinery in steel mills and sometimes reinstall it elsewhere.

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Is that big rig road worthy?

An overturned rig and its load lay along I-79 south of the Portersville exit in January 2008.
More than 14,000 people have died in big-rig truck accidents nationwide since 2009, and a patchwork system of safety keeps dangerous trucks on the road.

How does enforcement in Pennsylvania compare with the rest of the nation? Find out here.



PG Interactive: A Wide View

The Smithfield Street Bridge, opened in 1883, is a National Historic Landmark. On its northern end, the bridge connects with Fort Pitt Boulevard.
The Golden Triangle is truly a sight to see, especially under the nighttime sky.

Follow along here as the Post-Gazette's Steve Mellon captures wide view images of people, landmarks, bridges and more in Downtown Pittsburgh throughout the holiday season.

Sports »

Penguins goalie Fleury named NHL's No 3 'star of the week'

Fleury was 3-0, with a .99 goals-against average, .971 save percentage and one shutout, which pushed his league-leading total to six.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 12.22.14

Ray takes your questions on the playoff-bound Pittsburgh Steelers.


Allegheny Health Network, Johns Hopkins expand clinical partnership

The collaboration expands upon a cancer research and oncology service partnership that was signed over the summer.

Gas prices continue to drop in Pittsburgh region

That means prices are 63.7 cents a gallon lower than a year ago, and 29.3 cents below what drivers were paying a month ago.


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George F. Will: State attorneys general are revitalizing federalism

Oklahoma’s AG and others are working to restore restraint in federal government.

Vague and costly: Lavelle’s housing terms could hurt development

The Pittsburgh Planning Commission made the wrong decision when members voted in favor of a new requirement for housing developments.


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