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Ronald Lawrence, of Franklin Park, who helped found the 100 Black Men of Western Pennsylvania, is honored Most Outstanding Volunteer of the Year during a ceremony Monday at Heinz Field as part of the Jefferson Awards for Public Service.

 Kristi Reynolds plays a game with her three boys, Isaac, 8, Timothy, 2 months, and Noah 6.

Can Pittsburgh hospitals offer 'gentler' C-sections?

Many hospitals are embracing new procedures, including placing babies with their mothers within minutes, as “a culture change.“

 Security at Kennywood Park will be heightened this season

Kennywood tightens security in aftermath of weekend fracas

Park officials also will work with police to increase attention to social media.

 Technologists wonder whether using fingerprints, faces or devices to log in would help or hurt the cause of data security and privacy.

If passwords can’t protect your account, can fingerprints do the trick?

Experts from the White House to CMU wonder whether we should “kill the password dead.”

 The Pirates’ Jackie Hunter displays the team’s environmentally friendly cotton rally towel distributed to guests of Pirates Charities. It’s made of 100 percent organic cotton with environmentally conscious dyes used to print the Jolly Roger logo.

Pirates handing out 'eco-rally' towels to special guests

The Pirates’ rally towel is a 100-percent organic cotton product that helps promote the club’s commitment to the environment at PNC Park.

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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra appoints new president, CEO

Melia Peters Tourangeau comes to Pittsburgh from Salt Lake City, where she has served as president and CEO of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera.

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This year the Post-Gazette is examining the explosion of surveillance on everyday citizens -- by the government, by private companies and by individuals -- as well as what is being done with the massive amount of private data collected.

Click here to explore stories on surveillance camera regulations in Pittsburgh, student data privacy, data breach methods and more.


Editorial board endorsements

Who will you vote for? Read a series of candidate endorsements by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board for contested races ahead of the May 19 primary.

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Pitt researchers find some hope in Alzheimer's studies

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh provide an update on the search for prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.


Sports »

Steelers' sixth-round pick could start new trend

Defensive lineman from Central Michigan poised to make impact on defense that recently was one of the best in the league.

Pitt adds rebounding star from Brown as a graduate transfer

Pitt, Duquesne and Robert Morris all bolster their rosters in an active Monday for signings and verbal commitments.


Law firm 3.0: Information changing law firm models

The standard law firm model that has been in effect for the better part of the last 20 years is becoming less viable.

Dateline Pittsburgh: The Legal Profession

Dateline Pittsburgh: The Legal Profession


Preview: 24 years later, The Replacements roar back

Minneapolis band plays sold-out Stage AE on reunion tour.

Film notes: R.E.M. documentary gets special screenings

An R.E.M. documentary, Hollywood Theater fourth birthday party and a film about the Bhutanese experience are on tap for May.


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E.J. Dionne Jr.: A senator’s faith in humility

Chris Coons tries to narrow the divide between the religious and the secular.

Common Pleas Court: Nominate Crawford, McCrady and McGough

The eight candidates for three openings on the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas are struggling to distinguish themselves on a ballot.


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