Andrew McCutchen takes the field.
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Andrew McCutchen takes the field.

Live blog / Follow #pgBucs: Pirates take on the Giants

Our staff challenges your Pirates knowledge and shares updates with photos of fans, scene and the players.

 Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is questioned by Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday.

Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns after security lapses

Ms. Pierson, who has been with the agency for 30 years, will be replaced by Joseph Clancy.

 Lt. Col. George Bivens points to images of the pipe bombs that police say were left by trooper ambush suspect Eric Frein in the Pennsylvania woods, at a news conference in Blooming Grove Pa.

Search for suspect in trooper shootings affects hunting season

Pennsylvania Game Commission executive order temporarily halts hunting and trapping in seven townships in Monroe and Pike counties.

 A scenic view of the fountain in Point State Park in 2013. The American Planning Association has named Point State Park in Downtown Pittsburgh one of the country's top 10 public places.

Point State Park named one of country's top 10 public places

Point State Park was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1975 and has been revamped in phases over the last seven years.

 Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, left, and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf share a laugh during their debate at "Breakfast with the Candidates" event at today in Philadelphia.

Sparks fly at second Corbett, Wolf campaign debate

Both argue over taxes and school funding during the one-hour “Breakfast with the Candidates” event.

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Tracking Marcellus

Pennsylvania DEP inspector John Sengle prepares to take water samples from Hawk Run near Philipsburg in January.
A Post-Gazette analysis of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection records provides a detailed look at the Marcellus Shale industry and its regulation.

It shows the serious problems in spotting well-site incidents, record keeping and hiring adequate numbers of inspectors.



Good reads and special projects

 Early fans waving tickets at the Civic Arena on the day of the Beatles concert on Sept. 14, 1964.
• The Beatles in the 'Burgh in 1964: Beatlemania in Pittsburgh

• Refugees: A journey from Nepal to Pittsburgh

• Poor Health: How low-income urban Americans struggle to get access to healthcare

• The Digs: Explore Pittsburgh history in photos

• Building The Tower at PNC Plaza: An inside look

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Northbound I-79 off-ramp at Warrendale to close tonight

PennDOT will close the northbound Interstate 79 off-ramp to Warrendale Bayne Road at Exit 75 tonight for paving.

Section of West Carson Street to close tonight, Thursday night

The inbound closures, to allow installation of electrical equipment, will begin at 8 p.m. today and Thursday.


Pittsburgh arts advocates to highlight individual donations

Individuals can show support for the region’s arts and cultural groups through online contributions during Thursday’s Arts Day of Giving.

PNC increases market share in past year

The area’s biggest bank increased its share of retail deposits to 50.6 percent as of June 30, up from 49.9 percent a year earlier.


Life »

Let's Talk About Birds: Golden eagle migration

Allegheny Front hawk watch is a popular site for witnessing the migration and majestic flights of a variety of raptors.

What's for dinner: French Toast Pancakes

Who doesn’t like breakfast for dinner? Especially when the dish combines the sweet taste of two morning classics, French toast and pancakes?


Kamal Youssef's paintings at SAMA Loretto are bold in line and color

Southern Allegheny Museum of Art mounts a handsome retrospective of the art of Kamal Youssef featuring almost 250 paintings.

TV reviews: Both 'Stalker' and 'Gracepoint' horrify in their own way

More women in jeopardy as entertainment on CBS’s “Stalker;” Fox remakes BBC America’s “Broadchurch” as “Gracepoint.”


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Congress’ abject dereliction of duty

Our representatives refuse to be held accountable on matters of war and peace.

Saving the August Wilson Center: Disclosure and planning must follow the rescue

The public should get a better explanation of the funding that will make the takeover by local foundations possible.


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