Holiday shoppers make their way into the Toys 'R' Us store in Cranberry on Thanksgiving Day. The doors opened at 5 p.m.
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Holiday shoppers make their way into the Toys 'R' Us store in Cranberry on Thanksgiving Day. The doors opened at 5 p.m.

Pittsburghers search for deals during Black Friday frenzy

The National Retail Federation estimates that about 135.8 million consumers will be shopping during the four-day weekend.

 A sign outside Peters Township High School welcomes students back to school after a month-long teachers strike.

Peters teachers, students return to school today after month-long strike

The teachers union and school district still have not reached an agreement on several contract issues.

 Homewood Suites by Hilton opened in the Strip District Nov. 5.

Concord planning more hotels across Pittsburgh region

In the last two decades, Mark Laport’s company has erected 13 hotels in the Pittsburgh area. And it’s not done.

 Dr. Ben Carson, left, and Alfonso A. Costa in December 2005.

Pittsburgh-area developer, close friend of presidential contender Carson has complex legal history

Alfonso Costa faced a trail of lawsuits as he built around Pittsburgh.

 David Warsofsky skates up the ice during a preseason game against Detroit on Sept. 30.

Penguins defenseman David Warsofsky longs for chance to play in NHL game again

Warsofsky likes being back in NHL, but would prefer to be playing in the Penguins games.

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 Thomas Rouser has Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at the banquet at Light of Life Rescue Mission on the North Side.

Light of Life shines on Thanksgiving

About 1,000 people received a warm Thanksgiving meal Thursday as part of the annual tradition.

 “We will take a serious look at it and if we have to change our policy, we would do that,” Caster Binion, the authority’s executive director, said.

Pittsburgh Housing Authority awaits 'guidance' on 'over-income' tenants

Forty-three families live in Housing Authority units despite making too much money to qualify.



Donate today to the PG Charities Goodfellows Fund campaign, which raises money for the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots and the Salvation Army’s Treasures for Children programs.


Hidden Valley Cobra: skiier in powder for annual ski guide 11/15/2015 by Larry Walsh
 "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" is one of many Christmas specials airing this holiday season.

Holiday television specials spread seasonal cheer

No matter what your preference, there is surely something on the seasonal schedule to suit your tastes.

TV notes: More music shows on PBS from Lubinsky

Pine-based producer T.J. Lubinsky has three more music shows on PBS in the next month; “Call the Midwife” airs a Christmas special.

Opinion »

Matter of trust: Americans show disdain for their government

In 1958, more than three-quarters of Americans trusted their government all or most of the time. Today, only 19 percent do.

Taking stock: A city needs to know the condition of its structures

Pittsburgh counts more than 300 structures in its inventory, with many of them constructed more than 70 years ago.

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