Franco Harris and Jerome Bettis with the ball used in the Immaculate Reception after the final Steelers game at Three Rivers Stadium.
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Franco Harris and Jerome Bettis with the ball used in the Immaculate Reception after the final Steelers game at Three Rivers Stadium.

Jerome Bettis elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

This recognition caps a wonderful career that began with the Los Angeles Rams in 1993 but came of age in Pittsburgh.


 Pitt's Cameron Wright dunks against Notre Dame in the first half Saturday at the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt upsets No. 8 Notre Dame

By winning 76-72 at home, the Panthers snapped a three-game losing streak and broke a five-game winning streak by the Irish.



 Robert Ferrante, right, during court proceedings last fall.

Prosecutors say Ferrante 'doesn't deserve new trial' in cyanide case

He is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday by Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey A. Manning.



 Mt. Lebanon police investigate at the scene of a four-car crash on Washington Road, at the intersection of Route 19 and Mt. Lebanon Boulevard, in Saturday morning.

4 injured in Mt. Lebanon accident

The accident, which sent four people to the hospital, happened on a curve near the intersection with Mt. Lebanon Boulevard.



 Duquesne Jeremiah Jones blocks shot by George Masons Vaughn Gray in the first half at the A. J. Palumbo Center in Pittsburgh.

Dukes snap 6-game losing streak with a win over George Mason, 62-53

Duquesne has a week off before heading to meet Atlantic 10 newcomer Davidson in Davidson, N.C., next Saturday.



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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.



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What's old is new

A 1929 photo of the Mon Wharf. The event for which the thousands of people have gathered remains a mystery.
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.

We hope The Digs will be of interest to readers, history buffs and those interested in photojournalism, and ignites some memories of Pittsburgh's storied past.

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Braddock Hills Propel school steps up security after gun scare

School officials will install metal detectors, ban backpacks and large purses, and hire an armed, off-duty officer to increase security.



Times Square crowds come at a cost

Some say Times Square is far too crowded now for anyone to want to be there.


 

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Former Pitt WR, Cardinals' star Larry Fitzgerald wins inaugural Art Rooney award

Fitzgerald was selected in a vote of his peers, and will be presented with the Art Rooney Trophy as well as $25,000 to a charity of his



Penguins assign Ebbett to Wilkes-Barre, recall Derrick Pouliot

Ebbett had six points in 21 NHL games this season. Malkin won’t play Sunday but expects to travel with the team next week to western Canada.


 



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A couple passionately pursues the preservation of an Italian villa that dates to the Renaissance

Villa Cicogna Mozzoni in Northern Italy is a joyful labor of love for Jacopo Cicogna Mozzoni and his partner, Silvia Casarotto.



From kitchen and yard waste to 'black gold'

Pennsylvania Resources Council schedules backyard compost and vermicomposting workshops.


 

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First Person: Welcome to Paul Guggenheimer's nightmare

The Helosians from 'The Outer Limits' know us Earthlings all too well.



Case closed: District Attorney Zappala was right not to retry Leon Ford

Sitting in a wheelchair to which he’ll likely be confined for the rest of his life, Leon Ford can finally exhale.


 

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