A crew works on a gas drilling rig in 2012 at a well site for shale based natural gas in Zelienople.
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A crew works on a gas drilling rig in 2012 at a well site for shale based natural gas in Zelienople.

Pennsylvania shale drillers to release monthly reports on gas production

Today’s numbers are the first of what will be monthly, rather than twice-yearly, reports of shale gas production in Pennsylvania.

 “My staff and I have long dreamed of this move,” Bishop David Zubik said in a letter to Catholics.

Diocese of Pittsburgh eliminates fees for marriage annulments

Bishop Zubik said the decision to eliminate a several hundred dollar fee follows Pope Francis’ call to make annulments easier, and free.

 Roast Chicken with Fennel and Orange from "Modern Jewish Cooking" by Leah Koenig.

Try some new traditions for this Passover

Both of these cookbooks would make an excellent holiday present, along with a bag of Matzo Granola and a bottle of kosher-for-Passover wine.

 Geraldine Alcorn appeared in Pittsburgh City Court today. She is accused of luring an 11-year old student away from home.

Former Pittsburgh teacher to stand trial for interfering with custody of student

Geraldine Alcorn, 29, a former Beechwood Pre K-5 teacher, waived to court a felony charge of interfering with child custody.

 Former Steeler Brett Keisel is well known for both his play on the field and his beard.

Cast your vote for the most iconic hair in Pittsburgh sports

Now the real bracket fun begins: Vote each day on which athlete should advance to the next round, and let us know who may have been snubbed.

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Study shows potential for treatment of infant heart defects

The study was published today by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and other medical institutions.

Pittsburgh City Council approves changes for naming public property

The revised rules approved by Pittsburgh City Council set up a three-member commission but also allow council members to propose names.



Cultural Crossroads

Students gather Tuesday in front of the 'Lifting the Veil' statue of Booker T. Washington at the center of Tuskegee University's campus.
Education writer Clarece Polke is joining a group of Pittsburgh-area high school students to tour 13 historically black colleges as they decide on their futures.

The Post-Gazette will document the reactions and growing perspectives of five of these students as they experience -- some for the first time -- a glimpse of the black college experience.


Who would you draft?

Ryan Shazier of the Ohio State Buckeyes poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was picked No. 15 overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
The Steelers have the 22nd pick in the first round of this year's NFL Draft, which begins April 30 in Chicago.

Beat writer Ed Bouchette currently has 13 players he thinks the Steelers could take in the first round.

Explore Ed's analysis, vote on who you think the Steelers will most likely select on our interactive draft poll and share your opinions in the comments section.

Training tips from experts

Runners prepare to race at the starting line of the 2014 Pittsburgh Marathon on May 4.
With the 2015 Pittsburgh Marathon approaching, certified running coach Tim Lyman and certified personal trainer Laura Flaus show you the best ways to stretch and prepare for long runs.

Using our body diagram, learn different stretches and warmups for before and after a run. Follow a complete week-by-week guide by fitness experts to get ready for the Pittsburgh Marathon at their Wellness N'at blog.

Marathon Ready: Week 8

Sports »

Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 4.1.15

Heavy discussion on the Pirates coming season, Penguins’ playoffs prospects and the Steelers at the draft in today’s chat.

Duquesne guards Stevens, Ridenour to transfer

Coach Jim Ferry said he is expecting no other players to transfer.


Life »

Asparagus is among the season's first strokes of green

A versatile veggie that brightens just about any recipe, asparagus can be boiled, steamed, fried, grilled or roasted.

Beer: Sisters are brewin' it for themselves

At Rock Bottom next week, you can taste the Scottish Ale these women made.


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David Brooks: Religious liberty vs. equality

Gay rights should be pursued with persuasion, not coercion.

A better East Liberty: A nonprofit group bought buildings to fight crime

East Liberty Development Inc. deserves kudos and continued support.


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