Leah McCormick, 19, a sophomore at Pitt from Toledo, Ohio, hangs her head as Pitt loses to Iowa Saturday at Heinz Field.
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Leah McCormick, 19, a sophomore at Pitt from Toledo, Ohio, hangs her head as Pitt loses to Iowa Saturday at Heinz Field.

Pitt suffers first loss of the season, 24-20, to Iowa

The Panthers squandered some of the momentum they had appeared to build during the first three weeks of the season.

 An artist’s rendering shows the proposed open community space in the Hill District.

Penguins present plans for Civic Arena site

The details were part of the preliminary land development plan the hockey team submitted to the city of Pittsburgh.

 Seton-LaSalle's Danzel McKinley-Lewis, #4, is tackled by Ulysses Williams, left, #9, Tyrone Freeman, #4, back and Cameron Brookins, #7, of Steel Valley during the first half at the Steel Valley stadium in Munhall on Friday.

High School Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Friday

Non-conference summaries grouped by classification of winning team.

 A video display at a convenience store shows a wanted poster of Eric Frein, a 31-year-old from Canadensis, Pa., on Friday in Philadelphia.

Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

Authorities are taking extreme precaution as they continue the search for the suspect in the fatal state police barracks ambush.

First Person: Goodbye, Terrible Towel

If the NFL can’t support a 4-year-old, this writer is done with the league.

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Fire destroys Oakmont's historic St. Paul Baptist Church

Exactly a month after its pastor of 43 years died, the oldest church in Oakmont was destroyed by fire.

Report shows Allegheny County Jail accepts fewer inmates, keeps them longer

The report from the Allegheny County Department of Human Services sheds light on the population that makes up the Allegheny County Jail.



Good reads and special projects

 Early fans waving tickets at the Civic Arena on the day of the Beatles concert on Sept. 14, 1964.
* The Beatles in the 'Burgh in 1964: Beatlemania in Pittsburgh

* Refugees: A journey from Nepal to Pittsburgh

* Poor Health: How low-income urban Americans struggle to get access to healthcare

*The Digs: Explore Pittsburgh history in photos

*Building The Tower at PNC Plaza: An inside look



Setting the SEEN

In this week's "Setting the SEEN," Post-Gazette SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht preview the Cancer Caring Center's Walk at the Waterfront Bridesmaids Parade.

Plus a preview of Pittsburgh Fashion Week and other parties this weekend and into next week.

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Alibaba stock soars in debut

The mammoth IPO offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.

Pennsylvania armed officers comb ambush suspect's woods

Armed officers scatter into wooded neighborhood of suspect in deadly ambush on state troopers.


Sports »

Penn State runs over Massachusetts, 48-7

Massachusetts was scheduled as a breather and Penn State is getting its relaxation.

Leader of new wave of NFL quarterbacks awaits Steelers

Stopping Carolina quarterback Cam Newton will be the No. 1 defensive priority Sunday night.


Higher aluminum prices help Alcoa

One of Alcoa’s biggest initiatives has been shuttering outdated, inefficient smelters and focusing on more lucrative downstream markets.

Business Forum: PA 529 plans can alleviate future college costs

The funds have grown and stabilized under the leadership of Treasurer Rob McCord and his great staff.


Life »

The extensive gardens of Winterthur brim with amazing colors

Winterthur in Delaware combines the magic of color and fairy tales, showing off Henry du Pont’s life’s work a century after he began.

Gardening Q&A: How to help cannas overwinter

How to save cannas to plant next year and prepare asparagus beds for winter.


Concert review: PSO shows no rust in opening weekend

The PSO opened its classical season Friday night at Heinz Hall with a performance of Berlioz’s “Symphonie fantastique.”

PICT Classical Theatre adds 2 shows and a Downtown venue

PICT presents a season of saints and sinners, including works by Shaw, Shakespeare and an “Oliver Twist” adapted by Alan Stanford.


Opinion »

Decisive outcome: The Scottish vote ends well for Great Britain

The results Thursday night were a clear 55 percent to 45 percent affirmation of the Scots’ desire to remain in the United Kingdom.

Self-borrowing: Corbett’s spending plan shouldn’t require a loan

The General Fund would be in better shape if Mr. Corbett had gone after more revenue from shale gas drillers.


Cash 5 - 09/20/2014
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Quinto - 09/20/2014
Winning Numbers: 4 5 4 0 4       

Big 4 - 09/20/2014
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Daily Number - 09/20/2014
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Treasure Hunt - 09/20/2014
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Quinto (DAY) - 09/20/2014
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Big 4 (DAY) - 09/20/2014
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Mega Millions - 09/19/2014
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Cash 5 - 09/19/2014
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Quinto - 09/19/2014
Winning Numbers: 1 4 6 9 0       

Big 4 - 09/19/2014
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Daily Number - 09/19/2014
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Treasure Hunt - 09/19/2014
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Quinto (DAY) - 09/19/2014
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