Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton, center, warms up with the team during training camp in Latrobe Thursday.
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton, center, warms up with the team during training camp in Latrobe Thursday.

Wheaton ready to step into Steelers' limelight

Teammates confident second-year pro Markus Wheaton can live up to being Steelers’ No. 2 WR this season.


 North Shore commuter lots are among the many parking lots and garages where rates go up beginning today. Other lots and garages are in Downtown, Shadyside and Oakland.

Parking rates go up today at many Pittsburgh garages, lots

The increases range from $1 at the Monongahela Wharf to $4.25 at three Downtown garages.



 Sen. Joe Manchin, left, D-W.Va., and Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., speak to the press in the U.S. Capitol building in April about background checks for gun purchases. The pair’s proposal was ultimately rejected, but their new bipartisan compromise requires more background checks for public school employees.

Bill would require school background checks

Congress may find it easier to require background checks for teachers than for weapons purchasers.



Location-based technology connects patients with doctors

Pager, which launched in May, is an app that allows patients to order a house call from a physician, using their smart phones.



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Pennsylvania senator calls for inquiry of education adviser

Former secretary of education Ron Tomalis was appointed special adviser in June 2013, but was permitted to keep his cabinet-level salary.



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The digital revolution has brought incredible efficiency and greater productivity. But has personal Web use at work – from surfing to shopping to chatting with friends -- opened up a Pandora’s box?
The digital revolution has brought incredible efficiency and greater productivity. But has personal Web use at work – from surfing to shopping to chatting with friends -- opened up a Pandora’s box? Read more about it in our special suburban edition.

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PG REPORT: POOR HEALTH

Judy Kunes, an LPN and volunteer at the 9th Street Free Clinic in McKeesport, measures the blood pressure of Nathan Hite, a former McKeesport firefighter experiencing shoulder and hip pain.
Poor Health is an occasional series about the barriers to health care for low-income urban Americans.
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McKnight Road repairs to restrict traffic tonight, Saturday

The restriction will be in place from 9 tonight until 5 p.m. Saturday between Kentzel Road and Patrick Place.



Obituary: Nathan M. Cochran, O.S.B. / Teacher, mentor at Saint Vincent College

Brother Nathan M. Cochran was a teacher, student mentor, registrar at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, but is best-known for his love for


 

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Pirates give up 3 homers in loss to Diamondbacks

Arizona’s Andy Marte hit the tie-breaking homer for the Diamondbacks in what would become a 7-4 Pirates loss.



Newcomer Spaling signs 2-year deal to avoid arbitration

Penguins signed recently acquired forward Nick Spaling to 2-year, $4.4 million contract and avoid arbitration hearing.


 



Report argues for Pennsylvania Medicaid expansion

Families USA report says more than half of Pennsylvanians who would benefit from Medicaid expansion have jobs.



Timing is key when selling a business

Sometimes a owner has no choice but to sell a thriving enterprise, because of divorce, splitting of a partnership or death of a shareholder.


 





'Guardians of the Galaxy' is a summer sensation

“Guardians of the Galaxy” mines 1970s music, obscure Marvel Comics, laughs and Chris Pratt’s appeal in an expected summer sensation.



'Get on Up' feels good

Chadwick Boseman should feel good, very good, as he moves from Jackie Robinson and a football draft pick to James Brown in “Get on Up.”


 

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Sarah Palin could make a unique contribution to society, but she won’t

She could draw attention to families dealing with kids who have disabilities like her son Trig



No right to know?: Edgar Snyder gets a judge to keep the public out

If everybody in Pittsburgh knows personal injury lawyer Edgar Snyder, it’s because he made them know him.


 

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