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Rob McCord

Former Pa. Treasurer McCord to plead guilty to federal charges

A statement from his attorney said Mr. McCord will plead guilty to federal charges related to “taking advantage” of potential contributors.

 Fallingwater, which overhangs a waterfall on Bear Run in Fayette County, was built in 1936 for Pittsburgh department store owner Edgar Kaufmann Sr.

Fallingwater one of 10 Wright structures nominated for World Heritage List

If approved by UNESCO in 2016, the nominations would be the first World Heritage listings in the field of modern architecture in the U.S.

 Investigators on Thursday transfer evidence from Sherwood Towers on Craig Street in Oakland, where two people were found dead in an apartment.

CMU student, alumnus found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Oakland

Friends told police that Chalalai Chaihirunkarn, 26, and Bryan Springer, 29, had a “troubled” relationship.

  • Surveillance video from gun shop where apparent murder-suicide gun was purchased

  •  Patriots cornerback and Aliquippa alum Darrelle Revis answers questions Thursday in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.

    Football roots run deep from Aliquippa to Super Bowl

    New England superstar cornerback Darrelle Revis is the latest football player to carry the torch for former mill town.

     Snow laden trees in Downtown Pittsburgh on Tuesday.

    Winter storm watch issued for Pittsburgh region this weekend

    The National Weather Service is forecasting up to 6 inches of snow for Allegheny and surrounding counties.

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    London museum's Dippy, a gift from Pittsburgh, goes the way of all dinosaurs

    London’s Natural History Museum sparks outcry with plans to remove Dippy the dinosaur, donated by Andrew Carnegie, from a prominent spot.

    Union files petition seeking NLRB election for adjunct faculty at Robert Morris University

    The Adjunct Faculty Association says course-load limitations placed on adjuncts mean that their maximum yearly campus income is $12,600.



    Setting the SEEN

    This week, SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht beat the winter blues with food, fashion and fun in Lawrenceville.

    Watch them make stops at Paint Monkey, La Gourmandine Bakery and No. 14 and Calligramme Pittsburgh -- two of the newest boutiques in the neighborhood.


    Animal adventures

    Xia, a 3-year-old red panda, plays in her animal exhibit on a cold January day at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
    Though the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is closed for routine repairs, the work of zookeepers never stops.

    Follow along through Feb. 13 as the Post-Gazette takes a trip every Friday behind the scenes and inside the cages of Pittsburgh’s zoo animals.

    This week's feature: Making the rounds with zoo veterinarians.

    Sports »

    Varsity Xtra: Cornell's Jackson among elite company for area athletes

    Dane Jackson belongs in the same class of athletes as Western Pennsylvania legends such as Darrelle Revis, Terrelle Pryor and Major Harris.

    Varsity Notebook: Rowan drawing national attention

    Maverick Rowan is one of the most heavily recruited basketball players from Western Pennsylvania in the past few decades. Well, he is "sort


    Life »

    Fresh citrus brightens winter meals

    From oranges and tangerines to grapefruit, lemons and limes — they’re all available in spades now through late spring.

    Voodoo opening pub in Homestead

    The Meadville brewery is opening a pub to sell its brews closer to Pittsburgh.


    Movie review: ‘A Most Violent Year' a tale of risky dealings in 1981 New York

    “A Most Violent Year,” starring Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain and David Oyelowo, is set in gritty, crime-ridden 1981 New York.

    New WFN America series to film in Western Pennsylvania

    The series “Outsiders” follows the Appalachian Farrell family, who, according to WGN America, live off the grid and above the law on a


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