BRINGING THEM HOME / MEMORIAL DAY SERIES


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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 the lab that processes the remains.

Overtime rules are being reviewed

The Obama administration is expected to propose raising the threshold below which managers have to be paid overtime.



 Math teacher Ro Casciato, center, goes over a calculus problem in class at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School on May 19. Working with her are juniors Dawill Holc, 17, and Sofia Vidic, 17. Seeing the class was part of a tour to show how Gates grant money was being used to improve the learning environment. At left is senior Nadeem Demian, 17.

Pittsburgh schools to get less than $78 million in announced grants

Strict rules on spending grant money limit its use. “I think the money enabled us to try some different things,” said the union leader.



 fireWALL dancers, from left, Cammi Nevarez, Jenna Rae Smith, Glenna Clark, Sara Cohen, Elisa-Marie Alaio.

Young Pittsburgh dance companies striving to succeed

Meet a few of the fledgling companies that are carving out their place in Pittsburgh’s growing dance scene.



 Andrew McCutchen rounds third after hitting a homer off the Mets' Jonathon Niese.

McCutchen, Pirates come alive in series sweep with 9-1 win against Mets

Andrew McCutchen singled, homered and drew two walks. He knocked in two runs and scored twice.



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Woman charged with animal cruelty after 4 dogs found dead inside Beechview home

The owner of dogs found dead inside a Beechview home Friday was arraigned this morning on charges including five counts of animal cruelty.



Steel City Squash: The path to college runs through a squash court

The new Pittsburgh program mixes athletic training with academic rigor to give inner-city students a gateway to graduation.


 

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The Long Journey Home


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

On the Digs: Bombing of the USS Franklin


The Post-Gazette is excavating, curating and digitizing its photo library, which has been accumulating photographs for more than a century, and displaying the photos online with a peek into their origins.

Explore our most recent entry on the 1945 bombing of the USS Franklin, through the eyes of Pittsburgher John Steffora, who witnessed it first-hand.

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Can embryonic stem cells help stop blindness?

From electronic implants to stem cells, University of Pittsburgh researchers and others seek ways to halt blindness.



Chatham's North Hills campus readies for first students this fall

A flexible master plan has allowed a relatively small school to sustainably develop nearly 400 acres of farmland in Richland Township.


 



Chatham's North Hills campus readies for first students this fall

A flexible master plan has allowed a relatively small school to sustainably develop nearly 400 acres of farmland in Richland Township.



Helping caregivers fill the gaps with the community's support

Through “I Care” initiative, United Way hopes businesses and others will keep watch on elderly citizens who may be on verge of crisis.


 



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Every day is Memorial Day

Combat veterans always keep in mind the comrades who didn’t come home.



Tidal shift: Pennsylvania is on track to reducing school taxes

The state House has advanced historic changes to Pennsylvania’s system of taxing its residents.


 

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