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Macy Toronjo trains on the balance beam Wednesday in preparation for the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships that kick off today at Consol Energy Center.

 The former Tom Ayoob's building along Smallman Street is the proposed site of a new retail and residential site.

More changes in the works for the Strip District

A developer wants to turn the site of a former produce warehouse on Smallman Street into a residential/retail complex, and possibly a hotel.



 Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, along with several local insurers, announced the launch of an outpatient recovery center for pregnant women.

Magee, insurers launch recovery center for drug-addicted pregnant women

The hospital calls it the “first-of-its-kind” center in the country, and West Penn officials say a similar program is in the works there.



 Angel Butler, left, and Zyier Gibson, students at Sunnyside Elementary School in Stanton Heights, enjoy lunch.

Pittsburgh Public Schools to offer free lunches to all students, regardless of income

The school district already provides free breakfasts for all students.



 Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount.

Steelers RBs Bell, Blount face marijuana charges

Le’Veon Bell, 22, and LeGarrette Blount, 27, are expected to be charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession, Ross police said.



 Pirates catcher Chris Stewart tags out Braves' Freddie Freeman in the sixth inning at PNC Park Wednesday night.

Walk-off victory caps Cole’s return to Pirates rotation

Gaby Sanchez drives in winning run in the ninth inning with a sacrifice fly, ends seven-game losing streak.



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Victims identified in fatal New Kensington shooting

John Russ, 43, of New Kensington, and Shannon Bongartz, 28, of Verona, were shot multiple times on Fourth Avenue, police said.



Pigskin memories: Scholastic football teaches players about more than the gridiron

One veteran sports writer shares his fond memories of the scholastic football of his youth.


 

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As the high school football season kicks into action, one veteran sports writer shares his fond memories of the scholastic teams of his youth. Read more about it in our special suburban edition.

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Remembering Sophie

In August 2007, former Pittsburgh Mayor Sophie Masloff gave an interview in her Squirrel Hill apartment just four months before her 90th birthday.
From her baseball vision to her passion and love for Pittsburgh, former Mayor Sophie Masloff, who died Sunday at age 96, was "the embodiment of our city."

* Slideshow: Sophie through the years

* Video: Pittsburghers reflect on former mayor

* Favorite grandmother: Mrs. Masloff captured city's heart


Chief financial officer says UPMC is holding its own

UPMC is well positioned going into the final months of its contract with Highmark, as it continues to gain share in a shrinking market.



Money managers say small firms can yield big returns

Size does matter when it comes to publicly traded companies.


 



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Agriculture and suburbia find common ground

In sight of the malls and shopping centers of Upper St. Clair, a community garden thrives.



Miriam's Garden: Powering up with plants

The workbook "Plant-Powered For Life" is a collection of actionable steps to help readers eat more healthfully.


 



Country trio Lady Antebellum prepares for a new album

Lady A’s fifth proper album, due Sept. 30, is “747” and is off to an auspicious start with “Bartender.”



Pittsburgh's Stage AE ranked among the 25 most popular clubs

North Shore venue competes with House of Blues franchise on Billboard list.


 

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