The Pirates' Ike Davis is congratulated by third base coach Nick Leyva after hitting a three-run home run against the Cardinals in the eighth inning at PNC Park.
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The Pirates' Ike Davis is congratulated by third base coach Nick Leyva after hitting a three-run home run against the Cardinals in the eighth inning at PNC Park.

Pirates gain a game on Cardinals with 5-2 win

Ike Davis launched a pinch-hit three-run home run in the eighth inning Tuesday night to lead the Pirates to a win over St. Louis.


 One of the hives atop the Duquesne Club, Downtown.

Will Pittsburgh’s Duquesne Club get stung on hives?

Officials say the club hasn’t gotten the zoning variance and permit it needs to keep the four hives on its roof.



Pittsburgh drivers at bottom of pile for accidents

An Allstate insurance report shows Pittsburgh was 187th among the 200 largest U.S. cities for safe driving.



 Dave Burrows with his daughter Dana Burrows, walk up the aisle under the rotunda of The Pennsylvanian, as she prepares to marry Conor McCaskey, 34, of Dormont.

Pittsburghers have chosen some original wedding venues

A train station is a unique spot for a wedding, but it’s not the oddest location that locals have chosen to tie the knot.



 Local distributor Clover Mountain Foods on Tuesday hosted a food show featuring Pittsburgh Dad’s steak sauce, left, mustard sauce and hot sauce by Roadside Ribs.

Pittsburgh food festival celebrates all things tasty

Not just anybody could sneak into the Clover Mountain Foods show, but almost everybody in the region will eventually taste its products.





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Pittsburgh to start work on bike-only lanes next week

The city expects to have the lanes open for a national convention of bicycling and pedestrian advocates starting on Sept. 8.



Raves: Grushecky’s music can offer inspiration not to ever give up

Joe Gru­shecky’s voice is, and al­ways has been, a voice to be reck­oned with!


 

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A look back at the weekend

Brett Keisel makes his way to the field for the Steelers 2013 home opener.
* Brett Keisel eager to make an impact for Steelers

* Passengers stranded when no one can unload plane at Pittsburgh airport

* Instant ramen has long-term health concerns, study finds

* Former Ohio prison draws captive audience thanks to 'Shawshank Redemption'


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Israel and Hamas agree to a cease-fire

The deal brokered by Egypt put both sides back where they were at the end of fighting in 2012.



10 Russian paratrooper capture in Ukraine

It made for an awkward summit Tuesday evening between the presidents of the two big nations.


 

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NFL running games on verge of extinction

If officials continue to call as many regular-season pass-defense penalties as they have in the preseason, running game could vanish.



Pirates notebook: Clint Barmes starts; Jordy Mercer rests

Shortstop Clint Barmes makes his first start since June 25 after a lengthy spell on the disabled list because of a severe groin strain.


 



Website helps car owners check for missed recalls

Every year, millions of vehicles are recalled nationwide. Now, consumers have a quick way to find out if their vehicle was overlooked.



Business Briefs: Region construction contracts up $62M

Also: Robinson eatery cited for 13 critical violations; Four Rivers Software Systems to join Accruent; steel imports rise 6 percent.


 





Kings of Leon becoming a no-show band in Pittsburgh

Band Kings of Leon, which was on the rebound after a shaky “Sundown” campaign and an abrupt hiatus, won’t be showing up here ... again.



Game review: ‘Madden 15’ reaches superstar status on next-gen

“Madden NFL 15,” released Tuesday, is looking for redemption after “Madden 25’s” disappointing showing.


 

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Don’t delete: Accountability for state officials begins with email

It was not reassuring to learn that state employees from the governor’s office on down are trained to cull their own emails.



Meetings in Minsk: Talks between Ukraine and Russia may offer hope

It appears that a conjuncture of forces working on the Eastern Ukraine issue is acting to bring the crisis to an end.


 

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