New Penguins' coach Mike Johnston hired assistant Gary Agnew from St. Louis to complete the staff, but his offseason work is far from done.
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New Penguins' coach Mike Johnston hired assistant Gary Agnew from St. Louis to complete the staff, but his offseason work is far from done.

New Penguins coach Johnston brings in versatile assistant

Agnew, 54, joins former Penguins winger Rick Tocchet and holdover goaltending coach Mike Bales on Johnston’s staff.

Outbound Liberty Tunnel to close tonight

While the paint goes on, drivers will have to go around the closed outbound tunnel.

 This photo of Kristen Stefan was taken in April 2009 at Oglebay Zoo in Wheeling W.Va. Ms. Stefan drowned in Lake Erie on Wednesday

Bethel Park woman drowns off coast of N.Y. beach

Kristen L. Stefan, 37, drowned Wednesday afternoon while trying to save her young son and his friend in Lake Erie.

 LeBron James, center, with Chris Bosh, left, and Dwayne Wade, right, broke Cleveland's heart with 'The Decision' several years ago ... will it happen again?

Ron Cook: Some towns deserve better, even Cleveland

The redux of “The Decision” for NBA superstar LeBron James presents the possibility of even more sports heartache for poor Cleveland.

 Caesar (Andy Serkis) ponders his next move as he faces a threat posed by a colony of humans in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

'Planet of the Apes' fascinates with its sci-fi effects

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” has little monkey business but much movie magic as Caesar and hundreds of apes return to screen life.

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    “This is not the first time this has happened,” Allegheny County district attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. said.

    Discrimination lawsuit against Edward Marc Chocolatier resolved

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    “Mutt Mob”

    Oscar, a four-year-old chihuahua, enjoys a head scratch as he is shown by Animal Friends in PPG Place and Market Square during lunchtime Wednesday.
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    PSU trustees debate changes to board

    The trustees are discussing their own set of changes that could be recommended and voted on by September.


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    Naje Gibson of Seton-LaSalle, a top Pitt recruit, failed to qualify academically at Pitt and will have to go to a junior college.


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    Business Briefs: Redevelopment in the Strip, Katie‘‍s Kandy comes to Oakland and more

    The public will get a chance to weigh in on the proposed redevelopment of the Strip District‘‍s produce terminal at a meeting Aug. 6.


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    Boss says family rides, fun atmosphere will keep generations coming back.

    Pittsburgh follows local food writer to Arkansas

    Sherrie Flick takes a solo road trip and a residency at The Writers‘‍ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.


    Tuned In: Too much good TV for Emmy equality

    Too many quality TV shows means lots of deserving shows/actors were left out of the Emmy nominations.

    PAC documentary skims surface

    "Citizen Koch" delivers an impact — but not  the real goods — on the Supreme Court's controversial Citizens United political-money ruling.


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