A fire and spill in March 2010 at an Atlas Resources well site in Washington County sent a large plume of smoke into the air.
A fire and spill in March 2010 at an Atlas Resources well site in Washington County sent a large plume of smoke into the air.

Pa. system for tracking compliance at Marcellus Shale well sites in disrepair

The Post-Gazette analyzed every paper record for every Marcellus well incident that resulted in fines through June 1, 2014.

 Post-Gazette publisher and editor-in-chief John Robinson Block tries the newly installed Washington Press, now on display at the newspaper's facility in Clinton

Vintage press restored on display at PG's new facility

Prolific, powerful and portable, the vintage press is as a reminder of how technology advanced democracy.

 Jerricho Cotchery - Cashed in on a good 2013 in
the slot 
with Steelers

Smaller receivers find role in modern offenses, and for good reason

Slot receivers such as Wes Welker have become an integral part of many of the pass-oriented offenses in the NFL.

 Edinson Volquez pitched seven shutout innings Saturday night at PNC Park.

Brewers slip past Pirates

Only a few inches separated the ball from the top of Gaby Sanchez’ glove. Probably three or four, six at most. That was enough.

 Cos­tumes in­clud­ing Lady Edith’s wed­ding dress are on ex­hibit in "Costumes of Downton Abbey" at Winterthur through Jan. 4.

Forty costumes worn by 'Downton Abbey' cast on exhibit at Winterthur, the former du Pont estate

Lady Mary’s beaded spider web gown, Lady Sybil’s harem pants and Lady Edith’s wedding gown are included in a “Downton Abbey” exhibit.

  • Downton Abbey costumes are a hit at Winterthur

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    'Poverty simulation' helps drive home the reality

    As part of Circles East Liberty, a long-term effort, Eastminster Church hosted an exercise to demonstrate the daily grind of poverty.

    Giving young women a boost of confidence

    The mentoring program brought about 30 female professionals together with 160 female students, to help them mentor elementary school girls.



    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



    Setting the SEEN

    In this week's "Setting the SEEN," Post-Gazette SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht preview the Cancer Caring Center's Walk at the Waterfront Bridesmaids Parade.

    Plus a preview of Pittsburgh Fashion Week and other parties this weekend and into next week.

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    Intelligence officials warn of dangers beyond Islamic State

    United States sees other, more direct threats beyond Islamic State

    Corbett and Wolf to meet in first debate of governor's race Monday

    Democratic challenger Wolf will not be under pressure to do much more than avoid any major mistakes. For Mr. Corbett, the stakes are higher.


    Elimination of U.S. Steel audit staff puts human face on Carnegie Way

    U.S. Steel says its efficiency initiative is a “transformational journey.” But for some employees, it’s onto the unemployment line.

    Shale gas extraction issues go beyond fracking

    Though fracking often dominates discussions of shale gas extraction studies, other issues face the industry.


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    Dine: Language an important ingredient on menu

    Over the past decade, wording on menus has gone from seducing diners through flowery descriptions to the stern aloof listing of ingredients.

    Stylebook Snapshot: OMWA + Idia'Dega collaboration fuses Kenyan traditions with contemporary fashion trends

    Pittsburgh native Tereneh Mosley works with a group of Maasai women artisans to create a fashion line of clothes, shoes and accessories.


    ABC leads the way in more TV diversity

    Broadcast networks, especially ABC, get more multicultural this fall with ethnically diverse casts in new TV series.

    'The Nixon Defense': John Dean revisits the scene of the crime

    Former Nixon aide John Dean illustrates how the president got caught in the quicksand of the Watergate scandal.


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    End 'Pittsburgh's Shame'

    Racism has plagued Black Pittsburgh, but so too have divided leadership and missed opportunities

    A right denied: The court should order state emails to be retained

    Transparency in government is the political theme of the age, but apparently the Corbett administration did not get the memo.


    Powerball - 09/20/2014
    Winning Numbers: 22 23 30 37 39 16 4 PB: 16 PP: 4 Powerball Est. Annuity for is Processing Powerball Est. Cash for is Processing       

    Cash 5 - 09/20/2014
    Winning Numbers: 10 23 26 29 38 Cash 5 jackpot for 09/21/2014 is $125,000       

    Quinto - 09/20/2014
    Winning Numbers: 4 5 4 0 4       

    Big 4 - 09/20/2014
    Winning Numbers: 6 3 9 1       

    Daily Number - 09/20/2014
    Winning Numbers: 2 4 9       

    Treasure Hunt - 09/20/2014
    Winning Numbers: 1 4 14 27 28 Treasure Hunt jackpot for 09/21/2014 is $10,000       

    Quinto (DAY) - 09/20/2014
    Winning Numbers: 8 2 0 2 2       

    Big 4 (DAY) - 09/20/2014
    Winning Numbers: 3 2 0 2       

    Daily Number (DAY) - 09/20/2014
    Winning Numbers: 9 3 0       

    Mega Millions - 09/19/2014
    Winning Numbers: 16 25 27 29 34 2 2 MB: 2 MP: 2 Mega Millions Est. Annuity for 09/23/2014 is $83,000,000 Mega Millions Est. Cash for 09/23/2014 is $48,100,000       

    Cash 5 - 09/19/2014
    Winning Numbers: 7 8 16 19 43 Cash 5 jackpot for 09/20/2014 is $325,000       

    Quinto - 09/19/2014
    Winning Numbers: 1 4 6 9 0       

    Big 4 - 09/19/2014
    Winning Numbers: 4 3 8 7       

    Daily Number - 09/19/2014
    Winning Numbers: 5 0 9       

    Treasure Hunt - 09/19/2014
    Winning Numbers: 2 13 21 22 26 Treasure Hunt jackpot for 09/20/2014 is $25,000       


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