A woman looks out toward the Ohio River as the sun sets behind the fountain at Point State Park Thursday.

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A woman looks out toward the Ohio River as the sun sets behind the fountain at Point State Park Thursday.

Outbound Liberty Tunnel to close tonight

While the paint goes on, drivers will have to go around the closed outbound tunnel.

 Matt Hill, left, of Taylor Allderdice High School, and Veronica Hickman, of Brashear High School, recipients of Hope Through Learning for Homeless Youth, share a laugh while Joe Lagana, Founder and CEO of the Homeless Children’s Education Fund makes the announcement Thursday at the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquairum.

Scholarships help them move from homelessness to campus

The scholarships, presented at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, are intended for students who are or have been homeless in the area.

 Josh Harrison exchanges a fist bump with first-base coach Rick Sofield after hitting a ground-rule double with the bases loaded in the sixth inning, capping off four-run inning and a seven-run outburst over the fifth and sixth that helped the Pirates salvage the fourth game of the series in St. Louis.

Edinson Volquez in complete control vs. Cardinals

Volquez eliminates chance for a St. Louis sweep in first wire-to-wire pitching performance this season.

 LeBron James, center, with Chris Bosh, left, and Dwayne Wade, right, broke Cleveland's heart with 'The Decision' several years ago ... will it happen again?

Ron Cook: Some towns deserve better, even Cleveland

The redux of “The Decision” for NBA superstar LeBron James presents the possibility of even more sports heartache for poor Cleveland.

 Caesar (Andy Serkis) ponders his next move as he faces a threat posed by a colony of humans in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

'Planet of the Apes' fascinates with its sci-fi effects

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” has little monkey business but much movie magic as Caesar and hundreds of apes return to screen life.

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    Tuned In: Too much good TV for Emmy equality

    Too many quality TV shows means lots of deserving shows/actors were left out of the Emmy nominations.

    PAC documentary skims surface

    "Citizen Koch" delivers an impact — but not  the real goods — on the Supreme Court's controversial Citizens United political-money ruling.


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