"The games between UPMC and Highmark must end," Gov. Tom Wolf said in a statement.
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"The games between UPMC and Highmark must end," Gov. Tom Wolf said in a statement.

State heads to court to resolve UPMC, Highmark differences

The governor said UPMC’s cancellation of its Medicare Advantage plan with Highmark had been “the final straw.”

 More than 4,000 people were killed and thousands more were injured when a 7.8 earthquake hit Saturday near Kathmandu, the nation’s capital.

Pittsburgh Nepalese, aid organizations mobilize

Two Nepalese workers at Kobold Expedition Tools, a watch company in Lawrence County, have not yet been located.


Doctors advise against long-term antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease

Controversy continues, but experts say science is clear: antibiotic treatments quickly eliminate Lyme disease, even if symptoms persist.

 Heath Miller dives for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of the Steelers 23-20 win at M&T Bank Stadium in December 2012 in Baltimore. Since arriving in Pittsburgh in 2005, Miller has been the epitome of a consistency as a dual threat tight end.

Dual-threat tight ends a dying breed, and this year's NFL draft class is no exception

The Steelers have shown consistency at tight end the past 25 years, mostly because they’ve found players who excel at catching and blocking.

 Ken Lenz, a custodian at Penn Cambria Middle School in Gallitzin, Pa., stokes a coal furnace, which can be converted to gas. Peoples Natural Gas is expanding natural gas service to communities like Gallitzin.

The economics of expanding natural gas service

Natural gas utilities have recently unveiled a new way for residents to finance expansion projects. Residents of Gallitzin are embracing it.

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Veterans club, history center team up to preserve memories

The Veterans Breakfast Club expects a full house for its fundraiser -- “Their Stories, Our History” -- at the Heinz History Center.



Weekend review

These are some of the 24 weapons turned in at the Boilermakers "Guns for Opportunity" event held at Bible Center Church in Homewood on April 6.
Study: Majority of Americans prefer gun rights over expanded gun control

On the Steelers: Antonio Brown's lack of leverage

Crown prince of Serbia seeks Pittsburgh medical expertise for his homeland

Buying Here: Living like the McKnights in Glen Osborne


Editorial board endorsements

Who will you vote for? Read a series of candidate endorsements by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board for contested races ahead of the May 19 primary.

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Nepalis dig through quake rubble for survivors, toll could reach 10,000

International aid has begun arriving in the Himalayan nation three days after Saturday’s 7.9-magnitude quake, but disbursement is slow.

National Guard troops move into Baltimore to squelch riots

At least 15 officers were hurt, including six who remained hospitalized late Monday, police said. Two dozen people were arrested.


Former executive shares how she revamped Groupon's goals

Patty Morrissey’s mission was to integrate philanthropy and social responsibility into the online coupon site’s business strategy.

Work to begin next month on new Uptown apartments

The $10 million development is believed to be the first in Uptown involving new construction of a large-scale, market-rate apartment


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Ask Natalie: Men's room is no place for a woman

Natalie addresses women using the men’s room and a PNC Park app to summon security.

Let's talk about art: Student showcase

On Friday, Pittsburgh Filmmakers will present the projects of 13 students enrolled in a full-time program known as “The Intensives.”


Stage review: "Othello" is moored in a gripping staging

Pittsburgh Public Theater’s “Othello” brings the Bard’s classic tragedy to life.

Stage preview: PICT extends 'Jacques Brel' run before opening show

Director Alan Stanford approaches the circa-1960s musical revue with the idea that each song is a miniplay performed by singer-storytellers.


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