ON THE DIGS: PITTSBURGH'S 'DONUT MAN'


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What started as a stop-gap effort to make it through the Depression turned out to be a profitable venture for Henry Meyer. For more than 50 years, he made his name and face known by delivering doughnuts, Danishes and pecan rolls around Pittsburgh. Read more about him, and explore other old Pittsburgh stories and photos, on The Digs.

 Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum scored a surprising second-place finish in the race for the GOP presidential nomination four years ago.

Republican Rick Santorum launching second White House run

Spokesman Matt Beynon confirmed the former Pa. senator will enter the race at an event later in the day near his Butler County hometown.



 Country singer Kenny Chesney's fans moor their boats along the North Shore as they await the 2013 concert at Heinz Field.

Pittsburgh will close streets, increase police and EMS presence for Chesney concert

Pittsburgh is taking crowd control measures near Heinz Field after excess trash left behind after concerts the past two years.



 Plum Senior High School teacher Drew Zoldak appears for a preliminary hearing this morning before District Judge Linda Zucco in Plum. He was held for trial on two counts of intimidating a victim in a sexual assault involving another teacher at the high school.

Plum high school teacher held for trial in sex case

Drew Zoldak, 40, is charged with intimidating one of his students, who is alleged to be the victim of sexual assault by another teacher.



 Motorists are required to request some breaks, including discounts for driving fewer miles than average.

Looking for extra car insurance discounts? All you have to do is ask

Roughly 4 in 5 motorists fail to ask their insurance company about qualifying for special discounts that insurers don’t automatically apply.



 Pepper jelly vinaigrette

Easy and delicious ways to dress your salad

The right blend of oil, vinegar and spices can elevate a simple bowl of greens from to a super-satisfying house special.



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The Long Journey Home

A family photograph of Charles Johnston with Diana taken on an unknown date. On the back Diana wrote, "I am always thinking of you." He went missing when his B-24 bomber was shot down by the Japanese in New Guinea on April 10, 1944. It would take 70 years for his remains to be found and identified.
A special series by the Post-Gazette follows a Pittsburgh man's journey to the other side of the Earth to fight in World War II and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found, identified and returned to the United States.

Read about Tech. Sgt. Charles L. Johnston Jr. and his homecoming.



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Summer guide to Pittsburgh

"Flashes of Freedom" by Zambelli as seen from Grandview Avenue atop Mt. Washington.
There's plenty to do and see around Pittsburgh during the summer.

From festivals to concerts, here's an index to help you plan all the fun in the coming months.

Setting the SEEN: Summer fun in Downtown Pittsburgh

Good reads and special projects

Yanlai Wu in front of the Point Park fountain in her traditional Chinese dance costume.
• Odysseys: Meet Pittsburghers from around the globe

• Irretrievably Broken: The story of Robert Ferrante and Autumn Klein

• Cultural Crossroads: High school students' perspectives on historically black colleges

• Derailments: Freight train derailments in Pennsylvania from 2005-2014

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FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges

Hours later, Swiss prosecutors said they opened separate criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and ’22 World Cups.



Bob Smizik: Another impressive Pirates win

It’s a great time to be a Pirates fan. It’s not so much a question of who’s playing well, but who isn’t playing well? They won their fifth


 



Looking for extra car insurance discounts? All you have to do is ask

Roughly 4 in 5 motorists fail to ask their insurance company about qualifying for special discounts that insurers don’t automatically apply.



Chromos Eyewear founder donates free glasses to students

Eyewear entrepreneur Daniel Childs says his company will give back by donating glasses to students in Pittsburgh Public Schools.


 



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David Brooks: New-age immigration

Immigrants today are not like the immigrants of yesteryear.



Bad medicine: The county had no choice but to dump Corizon

It’s been obvious for a long time that the private health care company hired to run the jail’s infirmary has not been up to the task.


 

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