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Pirates shortstop Jung Ho Kang forces out Minnesota Twins right fielder Torii Hunter at second base during a double play in the fifth inning of Tuesday night's game in Minneapolis. Track the pirates, game by game.

 Patriots quarterback Tom Brady: From deflating footballs to destroying a cell phone to now not knowing when to give up?

Gene Collier: Tom Brady shouldn't blow up over his 'Deflategate' suspension

The NFL rejected Tom Brady’s appeal over his four-game suspension, and the Patriots quarterback should just accept it.

US Airways operations center in Moon to close in late August

About 650 jobs will be lost with the closure, part of the airline’s merger with American Airlines.

 Kevin Lockett said he had serious head injuries after he was assaulted at a Downtown T station in May.

Five ordered to stand trial in assault of black man at Pittsburgh T station

Five white men are charged with beating a black man and throwing him on the tracks of at a T station Downtown.

  • Five men ordered to stand trial for assault at T station

  •  Roving groups of teenagers have caused disturbances in recent months at Monroeville Mall and at Kennywood, above, where some teens gathered near the McDonald’s after a disturbance closed the park early on May 2.

    Church festival's closing sparks City Hall meeting on addressing crime in Carrick

    Discussions focused on how police could work with the community and city agencies in dealing with the issue of “youth disorder.”

    Child abuse reporting up; thousands of children remain at risk in Pennsylvania

    State statistics released this week show improvements as well as remaining problems in child abuse reporting and referrals.

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    Child abuse reporting up; thousands of children remain at risk in Pennsylvania

    State statistics released this week show improvements as well as remaining problems in child abuse reporting and referrals.

    Two vie for 37th District Senate seat in Pennsylvania

    Heather Arnet is the Democratic candidate in a state Senate special election for the 37th District, facing Republican Guy Reschenthaler.


    PPG rolls out rebranded paint stores, uses Pittsburgh as pilot market

    With 16 PPG Paints stores and a new brand campaign, the coatings giant wants to seal its position as the hometown paint supplier.

    Report: Pennsylvania electric market grows as customer base shrinks

    An annual scorecard ranks states and Canadian provinces with the most active retail electricity markets.


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    Summer bucket list for foodies

    Check out the foods and dining venues before the curtain comes down on the season

    Dairy cookbook salutes farm families, foods

    Middlesex farmer’s easy-to-make quiche is among 110 recipes selected by “The Dairy Good Cookbook.”


    Movie review: Newest 'Vacation' takes the low road, too

    Second and third generations of Griswolds embark on a disastrous “Vacation” and road trip to Walley World in the comedy starring Ed Helms.

    A female lens focuses on the Middle East in 'She Who Tells a Story'

    A Carnegie Museum of Art exhibition of 12 women’s photography reveals inner lives of Middle Eastern people often stereotyped in the West.


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    Dana Milbank: The lost art of friendship

    Some old practitioners return to a different Washington than they used to know.

    Planned Parenthood reports were lacking

    Sloppy reporting fanned the controversy over the video on Planned Parenthood selling fetal tissue.


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