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 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg prepares to throw a pass during the second quarter against Illinois.
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Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg prepares to throw a pass during the second quarter against Illinois.

Nittany Lions struggle in all three phases in 16-14 loss at Illinois

Penn State’s defense has been the strength of the team this season, but late in the fourth quarter the group didn’t have one big play left.

 Former Pennsylvania Turnpike CEO Joe Brimmeier pleaded guilty to conflict-of-interest charges.

Experts question results in Turnpike corruption case

Prosecutors and defense attorneys disagree whether the lack of jail sentences signals the Turnpike case wasn’t a worthwhile prosecution.

Pittsburgh withholds details on police consultant contract

Pittsburgh officials would not release details of a contract with a consultant whose owner worked with Acting Police Chief Cameron McLay.

 This four-bedroom home in East Deer is on the market for $97,500.

Buying Here: East Deer

After nine years of renovation, East Deer house is on the market for $97,500.

First Person / Orphaned at 67

When I imagine an orphan, I do not see a 67-year-old woman with wrinkling skin and graying hair. I wouldn’t have thought I’d feel so lost.

Pitt beats Syracuse 30-7

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Woman found shot to death in New Castle

A New Castle man is arrested after a Youngstown woman is found shot to death.

Freezing rain creates dangerous road conditions

Accidents were reported on multiple Pittsburgh bridges, while several people injured themselves falling on the ice.



Mario Lemieux: 30 years in Pittsburgh

Mario Lemieux has won the Stanley Cup as the Penguins' captain and owner.
This winter marks 30 years since Mario Lemieux first arrived in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is marking the milestone by publishing a special section Thanksgiving Day on Lemieux's three decades in the city. Until then, we're testing your knowledge of "Le Magnifique."

Today's question: In 1991, as the Penguins made their first run to a Stanley Cup title, how many more points did Mario Lemieux score during the regular season than in the postseason?

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Fall 2014 Dining Guide

Dishes from Stagioni.
Pittsburgh dining is coming into its own. Never have there been so many compelling choices, from the elegant special-occasion restaurant to the ultra-casual noodle house.

Need some restaurant recommendations? Take a peek at the Post-Gazette's Fall 2014 Dining Guide.

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Obama expands Afghan mission

The president’s recent secret order ensures that U.S. troops will have a direct role in fighting in the country for at least another year.

Cost-of-living raises boost top Pennsylvania officials’ pay

The 1.6 percent increase translates into increases of more than $3,000 for some of the highest-ranking officials.


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Central Valley's Whitehead carries Warriors to Class AAA title

John George threw four touchdown passes and Whitehead scored three touchdowns to lead Central Valley past West Allegheny, 35-28.

Penguins recall forward Megna from Wilkes-Barre

Jayson Megna has nine goals and five assists in 17 games with the Baby Penguins this season.


Reality Check: Jamison excels with 'Jealous' on 'The Voice'

Ross native Chris Jamison advances on NBC’s “The Voice”; Fox Chapel native Paloma DeNardis shares emotional day on TLC.

TBS cancels 'Sullivan & Son'

TBS cancels a Pittsburgh bar-set sitcom starring Hampton grad Steve Byrne after three seasons.


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Winning Numbers: 2 3 7 14 18 Treasure Hunt jackpot for 11/23/2014 is $40,000       

Quinto (DAY) - 11/22/2014
Winning Numbers: 1 7 7 5 1       

Big 4 (DAY) - 11/22/2014
Winning Numbers: 3 8 3 2       

Daily Number (DAY) - 11/22/2014
Winning Numbers: 5 5 3       

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Mega Millions - 11/21/2014
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Cash 5 - 11/21/2014
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Quinto - 11/21/2014
Winning Numbers: 2 0 6 3 1       

Big 4 - 11/21/2014
Winning Numbers: 8 5 6 5       

Daily Number - 11/21/2014
Winning Numbers: 7 9 8       

Treasure Hunt - 11/21/2014
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Quinto (DAY) - 11/21/2014
Winning Numbers: 6 8 0 3 7       

Big 4 (DAY) - 11/21/2014
Winning Numbers: 1 9 6 9       

Daily Number (DAY) - 11/21/2014
Winning Numbers: 1 3 1       

Match 6 - 11/20/2014
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