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 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg prepares to throw a pass during the second quarter against Illinois.
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Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg prepares to throw a pass during the second quarter against Illinois.

Illinois uses late field goal to down Nittany Lions, 16-14

Penn State’s defense has been the strength of the team this season, but late in the fourth quarter the group didn’t have one big play left.

 Steelers running back Josh Harris catches the ball during practice at the team's South Side facility on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Harris replaced LeGarrette Blount's spot on the roster.

Steelers giving undrafted running back a shot

Undrafted out of Wake Forest, Josh Harris has plenty of players with similar backgrounds to look to for inspiration.

 Let there be ... the Oglebay Festival of Lights.

Saturday Diary / Oglebay’s festival can light up your night

It’s a sentimental journey to West Virginia for the author, but a truly wonderful holiday experience for anyone.

 Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon calls out a play to his team as they take on Niagara in the first half at the Petersen Events Center Friday night, November 14, 2014.

Hawaii once was home for Pitt coach

Jamie Dixon got his first full-time basketball job at Hawaii and also met his wife there.

Larry Walsh on biking: Tour de Springs ride started as ski training

Ride from Monroeville to Seven Springs is not a race, but it is not for the faint of heart either.

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Woman found shot to death in New Castle

A New Castle man is arrested after a Youngstown woman is found shot to death.

Freezing rain creates dangerous road conditions

Accidents were reported on multiple Pittsburgh bridges, while several people injured themselves falling on the ice.



Mario Lemieux: 30 years in Pittsburgh

Mario Lemieux has won the Stanley Cup as the Penguins' captain and owner.
This winter marks 30 years since Mario Lemieux first arrived in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is marking the milestone by publishing a special section Thanksgiving Day on Lemieux's three decades in the city. Until then, we're testing your knowledge of "Le Magnifique."

Today's question: Question: In 1988, Mario Lemieux won his first Hart (MVP) and Ross (scoring) trophies. What international event in the summer of 1987 preceded his rise to the top?

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Fall 2014 Dining Guide

Dishes from Stagioni.
Pittsburgh dining is coming into its own. Never have there been so many compelling choices, from the elegant special-occasion restaurant to the ultra-casual noodle house.

Need some restaurant recommendations? Take a peek at the Post-Gazette's Fall 2014 Dining Guide.

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Obama expands Afghan mission

The president’s recent secret order ensures that U.S. troops will have a direct role in fighting in the country for at least another year.

Cost-of-living raises boost top Pennsylvania officials’ pay

The 1.6 percent increase translates into increases of more than $3,000 for some of the highest-ranking officials.


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Central Valley's Whitehead carries Warriors to Class AAA title

John George threw four touchdown passes and Whitehead scored three touchdowns to lead Central Valley past West Allegheny, 35-28.

Penguins recall forward Megna from Wilkes-Barre

Jayson Megna has nine goals and five assists in 17 games with the Baby Penguins this season.


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The color forecast is bright for interior paints

Sunny brights and shades of flowery bouquets clear the way for paint companies’ colors of the year for 2015.

Pet Tales: Frick Park dog run to stay open despite attacks

Despite a second incident at Frick Park, Pittsburgh is moving slowly on changes to off-leash area and rules on dogs.


Reality Check: Jamison excels with 'Jealous' on 'The Voice'

Ross native Chris Jamison advances on NBC’s “The Voice”; Fox Chapel native Paloma DeNardis shares emotional day on TLC.

TBS cancels 'Sullivan & Son'

TBS cancels a Pittsburgh bar-set sitcom starring Hampton grad Steve Byrne after three seasons.


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Quinto (DAY) - 11/22/2014
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Big 4 (DAY) - 11/22/2014
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Daily Number (DAY) - 11/22/2014
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Quinto - 11/21/2014
Winning Numbers: 2 0 6 3 1       

Big 4 - 11/21/2014
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Daily Number - 11/21/2014
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Treasure Hunt - 11/21/2014
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Quinto (DAY) - 11/21/2014
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Big 4 (DAY) - 11/21/2014
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Daily Number (DAY) - 11/21/2014
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Match 6 - 11/20/2014
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