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 An early morning photo of the produce terminal along Smallman Street in the Strip District.

Strip District redevelopment bidder disputes critical analysis

Representatives for Rubino Partners maintained Thursday that their plan ends up producing more money than the other two proposals.



 Ike Davis is congratulated by Russell Martin after hitting a two-run home run against the Cardinals in the second inning Wednesday afternoon at PNC Park.

First shot at playoffs brings out best in Pirates' Ike Davis

For the first time in his career, first baseman Ike Davis is feeling the excitement and pressure of a pennant race.



 Mansions on Fifth hotel in Shadyside.

Allegheny County files suit against Shadyside luxury hotel for back taxes

County complaint says Mansions on Fifth owes more than $35,000 in taxes and penalties.



 A Pittsburgh shopper reading the label on a shirt she just bought.

Do Pittsburghers care if their clothes are made in sweatshops?

PG staffers went to shopping malls in the Pittsburgh area and asked shoppers about the origin of things they bought.



 From left, Kittaning and Ford City football players Chad Cloonan, Brady Crissman, John Bittner, Zeke Walker, Logan Robb, Nick Bowers, Mike Bartosiewicz, Brady Kirkwood and Garrett Virostek pose for a portrait outside the under construction Armstrong High School, where Kittaning and Ford City will merge next year.

Varsity Xtra: As Kittanning and Ford City prepare to merge, it's 'last ride'

Ford City, Kittanning students, fans and players hope one team is better than two when merger takes hold next school year.





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Man from care home dies after being pulled from Lake Arthur

Dennis Sallmen, 52, was found floating in about three feet of water along Lakeview Beach on the north shore of Lake Arthur in Moraine State



Coraopolis man arrested on child porn charges

Agents said they traced images of children participating in sexual acts to a computer used at the apartment belonging to Daniel Stewart, 29.


 

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In this week's "Setting the SEEN," Post-Gazette SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht get the inside scoop on RiverLife's upcoming Party at the Pier: Gold and Glam event at the Rivers Casino riverfront.

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East Allegheny teachers to strike Tuesday

The district said the school calendar will be adjusted, including a move of the planned June 12 commencement.



UPMC staff working in clinical areas will be required to get flu shots

Employees who decline vaccination for medical or religious reasons would be required to wear a mask within six feet of patients or staff.


 

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NFL takes tougher stand on domestic violence

The about-face by Roger Goodell, the most powerful executive in U.S. sports, was stunning in its earnestness and clarity.



Robert Morris coach's debut gets no traction

On Thursday night when everything appeared new for the Colonials — most notably, coach John Banaszak — the end result was sadly familiar.


 



Pennsylvania lawmakers push PUC for ride sharing

Ride-sharing issues raised by Uber and Lyft were discussed at a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission hearing in Harrisburg on Thursday.



Export-Import director says agency plays critical role

Sean Mulvaney said the financing, insurance and guarantees that the bank provides support companies such as Boeing.


 



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Nestle’s Toll House teardrop chocolate morsel turns 75

For that simple, crunchy pleasure of a chocolate chip cookie, you have Ruth Wakefield and Nestle Toll House to thank.



Ground cherries are having a moment

Fruit that originated in South America is spreading via farmers markets here.


 



The big summer box office winner turns out to be a surprise

It’s almost a wrap on summer 2014 when “Guardians of the Galaxy” emerged as the surprise hit, ahead of “Transformers” and “Maleficent.”



Tuned In: High-class problem: too much good TV

With the quality shows on the air, some consider this the golden age of TV; ABC plans a “Frozen” special; “The Chief” debuts on WPXI.


 

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