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 Jeff Oaks of Lawrenceville takes a walk in his neighborhood with his dog Andy on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail under the 40th Street Bridge with the dog park nearby.
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Jeff Oaks of Lawrenceville takes a walk in his neighborhood with his dog Andy on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail under the 40th Street Bridge with the dog park nearby.

Snow a no-show in Pittsburgh in December

This month is likely to be among the least snowy Decembers on record in Western Pennsylvania.

 Monroeville Mall after fights inside that brought police from four agencies.

Fights close Monroeville Mall

Police learned Friday through social media that hundreds of teens were showing up at the mall -- with the number reaching 1,000.

 Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie was the most re-tweeted tweet of 2014.

A look at 2014 through the social media lens

The growing power and impact of social media were evident this year as every major event took on a life of its own online.

 From left, Markus Wright of the North Side; Andre Twyman of Avalon; Garland Walker of Washington, D.C.; Bradley Wiggins of Manchester; and Edwin Colwell II of Sheraden pose for a portrait Wednesday in the courtyard of the Manchester Youth Development building on the North Side. The five grew up in Manchester and made a pact to finish high school and qualify for the Pittsburgh Promise.

Now college graduates, five childhood friends reunite in Manchester

Five childhood friends in Manchester forge a bond to achieve college with support from youth center and the Pittsburgh Promise.

 Sha'Ron Williams, one of Pressley Ridge's 19 graduates during this day, attends the ceremony at the school's gymnasium in June.

Best visuals of 2014: The Post-Gazette's year in photos, video and interactive presentations

The Post-Gazette visuals staff members have compiled their favorite work. Come back as we add pages through the end of the year.

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'Wilkinsburg Voices' recording project helps black students connect with community leaders

The project was sponsored by Saturday Light Brigade Radio and the African American Men and Boys initiative of the The Heinz Endowments.

Port Authority union upset with lawyer's 'under the bus' comment

The lawyer forbade the union from talking to a bus driver and instructed her not to attend a disciplinary hearing.



Countdown to 2015

New Year's Day is just around the corner!

SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht preview the Pittsburgh Opera's New Year's Eve gala and concert "As Time Goes By" in this week's Setting the SEEN.

Plus, they pick up party fashion tips from Boutique la Passerelle in Downtown Pittsburgh. Stay tuned for the end to see what other events going on this weekend and on New Year's Eve.



Explore ethics in Harrisburg

The west facade of the Pennsylvania State Capitol building is seen on Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, in Harrisburg, Pa.
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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Pa. tavern owners slow to apply for games-of-chance licenses

Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget office projected 2,000 taverns would get a tavern gaming license, but Pennsylvania has received 47 applications.

Obituary: Sister Grace Ann Geibel / Former Carlow president who directed school's evolution

Serving 17 years as president, she boosted Carlow’s academics and placed a special focus on advancing opportunities for women.


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Former Penguin Brooks Orpik has new role as a visitor

Brooks Orpik returns to Consol Energy Center tonight to face Penguins for first time since joining Washington in free agency.

Penguins recall Megna, Zatkoff

The injury-depleted Pens called up two players from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.


Life »

We're sold on creative renovations of commercial spaces

In the Renovation Inspiration Contest, judges seek preservation of original elements and design changes that provide new functionality.

Garden Q&A: Amaryllis brighten indoor landscape in winter

Home gardeners can enjoy the live version of South African native bulb amaryllis at home for a few dollars and a bit of care.


Queen of Peace chapel in Greensburg shares spiritual connection with artisan George Nakashima

A Sisters of Charity chapel in Greensburg has an altar that is the work of famed Japanese-American woodworker George Nakashima.

Cameras were rolling in the 'Burgh

Pittsburgh was a movie magnet in 2014 as Russell Crowe, Jake Gyllenhaal, Vin Diesel, Will Smith and many others came for productions.


Opinion »

First Person: Christmas with my dad, jazz musician Walt Harper

With the Christmas holidays all around us, I find myself thinking about my beloved dad and the treasure trove of Christmas memories I love.

Clean water woes: Congress should stop blocking a sensible EPA rule

A new rule proposed by the EPA would give it the authority to regulate small waterways that flow into watersheds and affect water quality.


Treasure Hunt - 12/27/2014
Winning Numbers: 10 16 17 21 25 Treasure Hunt jackpot for 12/28/2014 is $25,000       

Quinto (DAY) - 12/27/2014
Winning Numbers: 3 3 0 7 7       

Big 4 (DAY) - 12/27/2014
Winning Numbers: 7 4 2 3       

Daily Number (DAY) - 12/27/2014
Winning Numbers: 8 5 2       

Winning Numbers: 16 17 25 31 51 22 P: 22 - Marvin Gardens Top Prize for is Processing Est. Cash for is Processing       

Mega Millions - 12/26/2014
Winning Numbers: 2 5 10 20 38 14 3 MB: 14 MP: 3 Mega Millions Est. Annuity for 12/30/2014 is $172,000,000 Mega Millions Est. Cash for 12/30/2014 is $108,400,000       

Cash 5 - 12/26/2014
Winning Numbers: 7 22 32 40 42 Cash 5 jackpot for 12/27/2014 is $125,000       

Quinto - 12/26/2014
Winning Numbers: 4 7 8 8 4       

Big 4 - 12/26/2014
Winning Numbers: 6 0 0 1       

Daily Number - 12/26/2014
Winning Numbers: 8 1 0       

Treasure Hunt - 12/26/2014
Winning Numbers: 2 9 12 15 28 Treasure Hunt jackpot for 12/27/2014 is $10,000       

Quinto (DAY) - 12/26/2014
Winning Numbers: 1 8 7 3 5       

Big 4 (DAY) - 12/26/2014
Winning Numbers: 2 4 5 3       

Daily Number (DAY) - 12/26/2014
Winning Numbers: 7 3 1       

Match 6 - 12/25/2014
Winning Numbers: 9 11 29 32 37 46 Match 6 jackpot for 12/29/2014 is $650,000       


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