James Harrison sacks Seattle quarterback Tarvaris Jackson during a 2011 game at Heinz Field.
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James Harrison sacks Seattle quarterback Tarvaris Jackson during a 2011 game at Heinz Field.

On the Steelers: James Harrison ends 'retirement' to play for one more year

Harrison played 10 years with Pittsburgh and had announced his retirement earlier this month at the team’s facility on the South Side.

 Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, left, and Democrat Tom Wolf shake hands Monday at the end of a gubernatorial debate hosted by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry in Hershey.

Corbett, Wolf spar in first of three gubernatorial debates

While the civil debate featured no bombshells, Mr. Corbett was often the low-key aggressor and Mr. Wolf was unfazed by the criticisms.

 DEP inspector John Sengle prepares to take water samples from Hawk Run near Philipsburg.

Pennsylvania inspectors key to Marcellus regulation

Inspectors are the front line of the state’s effort to ensure development in Marcellus is done right and with little environmental impact.

 Barbara Walter, 67, of Fairview, Erie County was cured of hepatitis C that she contracted from a blood transfusion in 1976. Diagnosed in 2000, she was cured last summer with a dual-drug combination that cost $144,000.

Could hepatitis C eventually be a rare disease?

New drugs can cure hepatitis C, but their prohibitive cost makes them unavailable through Medicare and health-insurance plans.

 Andrew McCutchen follows through on his sixth-inning home run Monday night in the Pirates' 1-0 win against the Braves in Atlanta.

Ron Cook: Andrew McCutchen still your Pirates, NL MVP

Russell Martin and Josh Harrison have been remarkable, but Andrew McCutchen showed once again Monday night why he’s still this team’s best.

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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



Join our energy forum

The Post-Gazette has assembled a distinguished panel of experts to consider whether energy might be the 21st century equivalent of steel in the Pittsburgh region economy.

Register here to attend the Sept. 23 event at the Heinz History Center, moderated by David Shribman, Post-Gazette executive editor.

News »

Two I-79 ramps at Warrendale to close tonight

The ramps will close at 7 p.m. and reopen by 6 a.m. Wednesday during paving.

Brownsville Road paving to restrict traffic in Carrick

The work will take several days during milling and resurfacing, the city Public Works Department announced.


Sports »

Pittsburgh park would honor Negro Leagues stars

Josh Gibson Park in Station Square would teach about the Homestead Grays, Pittsburgh Crawfords and the Negro Leagues in Pittsburgh.

Simon Despres shoots for bigger role on defense with Penguins

If he plays well, Penguins defenseman Simon Despres should benefit from a fresh start with a new coaching staff.


Startup taxi company targeting South Side draws protest

Cindy’s Carriages, a two-car taxi company, is trying to expand, but has had efforts blocked by Classy Cab and Yellow Cab.

Ced Kurtz’s TechMan Texts: Turning it off, on may be what doctor ordered

Also: An expensive slip of the tongue; it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Googlecast; and the founder speaks.


Life »

BattleFrog obstacle course gives a sample of Navy SEAL training

Open this Saturday in Lawrence County, the demanding, mud-filled course was designed by former SEALs. (Kids can try the TadPole Dash.)

Steel Advice: Remember son, block out his callous widow

Parents should ignore the accusations of their deceased son’s wife and seek comfort in his memory.


Opinion »

A climate-change stopgap measure: trees

Action on global warming is stymied, so let’s at least save the forests

Better air: A consent order seeks to cut Clairton’s emissions

That's fine, but the whole process should have been transparent to the public.


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