West Virginia University assistant professor Charlie Yuill uses a laser surveying tool to help define structures damaged by a September fire in the historic district of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
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West Virginia University assistant professor Charlie Yuill uses a laser surveying tool to help define structures damaged by a September fire in the historic district of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

WVU marshals effort to restore Harpers Ferry after devastating fire

WVU dispatched an extension service employee and experts in engineering, law, writing and marketing to the renowned Civil War town.

 It's not easy being head coach of the Steelers, but Mike Tomlin doesn't seem to mind — and prioritizes winning over any outside noise.

Ron Cook: For Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, winning is always enough

Outside criticism or questioning doesn’t do much to Mike Tomlin, who’s happy to be the Steelers coach, have great players and great owners.

 The new tree for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's "The Nutcracker" in progress. Unlike the former one, it's a drop-style tree that takes advantage of canvas panels that unfold for added height and drama.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre 'Nutcracker' to include new tree, fresh surprises

It’s become a tradition of sorts for artistic director Terrence Orr to freshen up his Pittsburgh-flavored “Nutcracker” from year to year.

 Wasiullah Mohamed, executive director of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, sits Friday with a cab driver who was shot Thursday morning.

Muslim taxi driver shot on Thanksgiving in Hazelwood calls attack a hate crime

Pittsburgh police are still investigating the Thanksgiving Day shooting of Moroccan immigrant.

 The "Harry Potter Coloring Book #1" is available for less than $10 at Barnes & Noble.

Shop Holiday 2015: Gifts for kids ages 5-10

These suggestions aim to exercise their minds and imaginations.

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 Pittsburgh “offers a lot of what I’m interested in: a financial sector, a nonprofit sector and great sports,” said Mr. Heinz.

Pittsburgh's charms attract another young professional: Christopher Heinz

Praising the “sense of community that’s more meaningful in Pittsburgh,” Mr. Heinz is coming to town. Let the political speculation begin.

 Jessica and Don Owens with their daughter, Faith, 4, and son, Don, 7.

Goodfellows: Two kids with sickle cell disease strain a Penn Hills family's resources

A Penn Hills family goes about their everyday lives, despite their children’s disease.



Donate today to the PG Charities Goodfellows Fund campaign, which raises money for the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots and the Salvation Army’s Treasures for Children programs.


Hidden Valley Cobra: skiier in powder for annual ski guide 11/15/2015 by Larry Walsh
 Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto chats Saturday with Michelle Lancet, left, co-owner of Spool Fabric Shop at her store in Allentown.

Rising Allentown shines on Small Business Saturday

Mayor Bill Peduto was on hand for an event to showcase the development of the business district in the Hilltop area.

 Steve Shelton from the Trade Institute of Pittsburgh stands in front of paneling of reused woods built by his students.

Project RE uses reclaimed materials to restore lives

Collaboration brings construction trade trainees and CMU architecture students together for social enterprise.

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 The Daniel Finch mural "Lady Commonwealth" at the Susquehanna Art Museum.

Harrisburg sheds its stodgy image

Pennsylvania’s state capitol is a hidden gem in plain sight in a city building a reputation as a foodie and sightseeing destination.

Stylebook snapshot: Pittsburgh's December fashion scoop

Whatever you celebrate this holiday season, here are some tips to help keep your style on point, with a few shopping tips sprinkled in.

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 Members of The Syrian People Solidarity Group protest Nov. 22 in Austin, Texas. The group was protesting Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's refusal to allow Syrian refugees in the state.

We've never really welcomed the huddled masses

Americans, always suspicious of refugees, keep the golden door open just a crack.

 Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a budget briefing for reporters at his official residence in Harrisburg in October.

Budget blather: Wolf and lawmakers must end it this week

It’s been nearly three weeks since Gov. Wolf and Republican leaders said they’d worked out a “framework” for the overdue 2015-16 budget.

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