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 Pitt's Dontez Ford pulls in a pass for a touchdown as he's defended by Syracuse's Ritchy Desir and Darius Kelly in the second quarter at Heinz Field Saturday.
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Pitt's Dontez Ford pulls in a pass for a touchdown as he's defended by Syracuse's Ritchy Desir and Darius Kelly in the second quarter at Heinz Field Saturday.

Pitt beats Syracuse 30-7

Even with its star running back sidelined for most of the game, Pitt bounced back from three consecutive losses.

 Freezing rain caused many wrecks, including this one on Fort Pitt Boulevard, eastbound, in downtown Pittsburgh.

Freezing rain creates dangerous road conditions

Accidents were reported on multiple Pittsburgh bridges, while several people injured themselves falling on the ice.

Penguins lose to Islanders ... again

Islanders beat the Penguins, 4-1, at Nassau Coliseum tonight to complete the sweep of a home-and-home series and raise their record to 14-6.

 A "speakeasy" that had no permits, in the 600 block of Miller Avenue in Clairton. It was the site of a shooting early Friday.

What makes a place a speakeasy under Pennsylvania law?

People hear the word “speakeasy” and think secret passwords, but often it’s no more illicit than a college keg party.

 Construction crew members work on new houses near Larimer Avenue and Meadow Street.

A month in, new homes being built in Larimer take shape

The homes, financed in part by a low-income housing tax credit award, are part of an extensive plan to revitalize Larimer.

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Mario Lemieux: 30 years in Pittsburgh

Mario Lemieux has won the Stanley Cup as the Penguins' captain and owner.
This winter marks 30 years since Mario Lemieux first arrived in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is marking the milestone by publishing a special section Thanksgiving Day on Lemieux's three decades in the city. Until then, we're testing your knowledge of "Le Magnifique."

Today's question: In 1991, as the Penguins made their first run to a Stanley Cup title, how many more points did Mario Lemieux score during the regular season than in the postseason?

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Fall 2014 Dining Guide

Dishes from Stagioni.
Pittsburgh dining is coming into its own. Never have there been so many compelling choices, from the elegant special-occasion restaurant to the ultra-casual noodle house.

Need some restaurant recommendations? Take a peek at the Post-Gazette's Fall 2014 Dining Guide.

News »

Obama expands Afghan mission

The president’s recent secret order ensures that U.S. troops will have a direct role in fighting in the country for at least another year.

Cost-of-living raises boost top Pennsylvania officials’ pay

The 1.6 percent increase translates into increases of more than $3,000 for some of the highest-ranking officials.


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Central Valley's Whitehead carries Warriors to Class AAA title

John George threw four touchdown passes and Whitehead scored three touchdowns to lead Central Valley past West Allegheny, 35-28.

Nittany Lions struggle in all three phases in 16-14 loss at Illinois

Penn State’s defense has been the strength of the team this season, but late in the fourth quarter the group didn’t have one big play left.


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The color forecast is bright for interior paints

Sunny brights and shades of flowery bouquets clear the way for paint companies’ colors of the year for 2015.

Buying Here: East Deer

After nine years of renovation, East Deer house is on the market for $97,500.


Reality Check: Jamison excels with 'Jealous' on 'The Voice'

Ross native Chris Jamison advances on NBC’s “The Voice”; Fox Chapel native Paloma DeNardis shares emotional day on TLC.

TBS cancels 'Sullivan & Son'

TBS cancels a Pittsburgh bar-set sitcom starring Hampton grad Steve Byrne after three seasons.


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