Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier shakes hands as he makes his way to the field for afternoon practice at St Vincent College in Latrobe.

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Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier shakes hands as he makes his way to the field for afternoon practice at St Vincent College in Latrobe.

 Anthony Chickillo's family has a long NFL history, which he can add to if he makes the Steelers roster.

Steelers rookie Chickillo hoping to be another chip off the NFL block

Anthony Chickillo wants to keep the family legacy going as he transitions from defensive line to outside linebacker for the Steelers.

 Members of the Post-Gazette editorial staff gathered in the newspaper's newsroom at 34 Boulevard of the Allies on July 9, 2015.

Post-Gazette newsroom leaves history Downtown with move to North Side

Once energetic and cacophonous, the second floor of 34 Boulevard of the Allies is now abandoned, silent but for faint echoes of the past.

 Highmark now covers about 5.3 million people, including about half the commercial health insurance market in Pittsburgh. UPMC Health Plan controls around a quarter of the local commercial market and covers about 2.5 million people

Out-of-state suitors might steer clear of UPMC, Highmark

Don’t expect the region’s health insurance giants to join the wave of merger agreements sweeping the industry this summer.

 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush rode an Uber car in July after speaking at Thumbtack, an online startup in San Francisco.

Will 2016 be the Uber election?

As Uber continues its explosive growth, it has become a delicate issue in political campaigns.

 Billy Porter in his Tony Award-winning role as Lola, the stylish drag queen of “Kinky Boots.”

Stage preview: Billy Porter comes home as star of 'Kinky Boots'

Tony- and Grammy Award-winning performer Billy Porter steps off Broadway to play his iconic role for friends and family in Pittsburgh.

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Summer 2015 Dining Guide

Bacalao en Aceite with cauliflower catalan, left, Cynar cured Laural Hill Trout with rose pickled rhubarb, artichoke chips and honey-pepper honey by Aaron Hoskins at Cure in Lawrenceville.
Restaurants reflect how Pittsburgh is changing, with so many openings pointing to a city on the rise.

In that spirit, the Post-Gazette’s 2015 summer dining guide is focused on that growth. Click here to explore reviews, photos and more about some of the hottest spots to dine in the coming months.

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Cheyney University faces enrollment, financial problems

The historically black college in the state system faces declining enrollment and weak finances. Its supporters see decades of underfunding.

More CCAC students need remedial classes

CCAC data for the high school class of 2014 showed 78 percent of students from throughout the county needed at least one remedial class.


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Dine: The clock runs out on Tic Toc

Time flies in the final hours for iconic Tic Toc restaurant Downtown, which closed on Friday.

How to identify the eggplant flea beetle

Eggplant flea beetles are causing problems in vegetable gardens.


'Aurora': Bad times on a generational spaceship

Kim Stanley Robinson's novel is science fiction for people who don't believe that science has all the answers.

'Sick Idiot': Local author Ashley Boynes-Shuck's struggle with dozens of invisible ailments

“Sick Idiot” — a term Ms. Boynes-Shuck uses to describe her particularly difficult days — is an easy read with a motivating message.


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