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 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger missed pregame drills because of a stomach illness, but passed for 191 of his 317 yards and one touchdown in the first half Sunday.
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Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger missed pregame drills because of a stomach illness, but passed for 191 of his 317 yards and one touchdown in the first half Sunday.

Report Card: Steelers vs. Bengals, 27-17

Gerry Dulac grades the Steelers' effort in a 27-17 victory against Cincinnati. His overall grade: A.


 Teacher Cynthia Fisher helps students Alyssa Darden and Kassidy McKown during a seventh-grade math class at Pittsburgh South Brook in Brookline. Ms. Fisher participates in the DEbT-M math program.

Can positive student-teacher relationships improve math scores?

The project, known as DEbT-M, is funded by a nearly $8 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation.



 “These programs never save the taxpayers’ money because the administration can’t help itself but fill some of these jobs,” city Controller Michael Lamb said.

Controller says Pittsburgh severance program not producing savings

The mayor’s office claims the program will save $7.4 million by 2019.



 Amanda Lewis with voice teacher Ross Dacal during a lesson at his McCandless home.

Pittsburgh city hall receptionist dreams of becoming an opera leading lady

Former beauty queen Amanda Lewis, receptionist for Mayor Bill Peduto, is working toward a career as an opera singer.



 A new round of injuries will prevent the Penguins' Patric Hornqvist from participating in a road game tonight in New Jersey.

Penguins' power play hurting lately, too

Injuries and illness have taken some of the juice out of a power-play unit that was hitting on all cylinders early in season.



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Dispute arises over who gets to audit the city-county SEA

County Controller Chelsa Wagner contends her office should review the Sports & Exhibition Authority, but her efforts have been rebuffed.



Washington County man jailed for Facebook threats against police

Steven Drake Jr. faces a preliminary hearing Jan. 6 on charges including terroristic threats and disorderly conduct.


 

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Best of 2014

Kylie Burke, 10, keeps her eye on judge Philip Bachman as she shows Mamie, a 600-pound Jersey senior yearling in the judging ring at the Big Butler Fair.
Take a look at some of the best photos, video and interactive presentations from the Post-Gazette visuals department throughout the past year.

Then see how the PG staff ranked the top 10 stories of 2014.


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Explore ethics in Harrisburg

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Members of the Pennsylvania Legislature are required to file reports on their outside financial interests. Browse here to find the side jobs and committee assignments for your representative.

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AirAsia plane search fruitless so far

Planes and ships from four nations are scouring the Java Sea for the Airbus Group NV A320 single-aisle jet that was en route to Singapore.



NATO ends combat role in Afghanistan but pledges assistance

Top officials of the U.S.-led coalition pledged to remain reliable partners in Afghanistan’s unfinished war against militant groups.


 

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Penguins recall defenseman Dumoulin from Wilkes-Barre

Dumoulin, 23, has played seven games with the Penguins this season.



Penn State's Kyle Carter embraces long journey

The tight end puts a perfect cap on season with a winning catch in overtime in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.


 



Uber files compliance plan with PUC

Commissioners stressed when issuing conditional approval last month that the license would be canceled if Uber failed to meet the demands.



Google and Colorado are not a perfect pair

In Boulder, Google is running into problems that would be quite familiar to people in the Bay Area.


 



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SEEN: Pittsburgh's best events of 2014

A look back at some of the year’s best party moments.



2014 All Service Academies Ball

Nearly 200 cadets, family members and veterans of the armed services were decked out in dress uniforms, gowns and black tie for the ball.


 


Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Joe Perry

Aerosmith founding member Joe Perry talks about his memoir, bandmate and friend Steven Tyler and rockin’ on.



Obituary: Buddy DeFranco / Versatile jazz clarinetist

Born in Philadelphia, he rose from the remains of the swing era to forge prominence as the instrument’s pre-eminent interpreter of bebop.


 

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Careful policing: Chief McLay has an ear to the community

Against a backdrop of public anger over the deaths of unarmed black men, Pittsburgh police Chief Cameron McLay has done something important.



Leading by example: The Steelers’ William Gay is a model for all NFL players

Instead of keeping his story to himself, the Steelers cornerback tells it at the Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh.


 

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