The Cincinnati Reds' Johnny Cueto laughs as the PNC Park crowd calls his name. During a playoff game last season, crowd noise caused him to drop the baseball.
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The Cincinnati Reds' Johnny Cueto laughs as the PNC Park crowd calls his name. During a playoff game last season, crowd noise caused him to drop the baseball.

Pirates lose 4-1 to Reds

Johnny Cueto bests Edinson Volquez in pitchers duel at PNC Park.


 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform at Consol Energy Center.

Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello and E Street raise the roof again at Consol

Pittsburgh got its taste of E Street Rage Tuesday night at the Consol Energy Center in the Boss’ first trip back in two years.



High court favors ban on race priority

U.S. Supreme Court OKs Michigan voters' ban on race-conscious admission to state universities.



 Pope John XXIII takes a walk on the terrace of a IX-century tower in the Vatican gardens on April 15, 1963.

Spirit of Pope John XXIII lives on in Pope Francis

On Sunday, Pope Francis is scheduled to proclaim John a saint -- along with Pope John Paul II.



Both sides debate Deer Lakes Park drilling

Allegheny County residents dominated another meeting of county council as many spoke for and against a plan to drill under Deer Lakes Park.



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2 different tales told at trial in stabbing of Steelers lineman

The trial for three men accused of stabbing offensive lineman Mike Adams is expected to continue through the rest of the week.



Two gubernatorial candidates woo black voters

The two other Democratic contenders, Tom Wolf and Allyson Schwartz, skipped the forum.


 

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Samantha Lugo with her mobile boutique, Broke Little Rich Girl.
PG style editor Sara Bauknecht maps out fashion with her new Fashion Truck Tracker.


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Eyes on the eagles

One of the pair of nesting bald eagles leaves its perch along the hillside in Pittsburgh's Hays neighborhood.
Keep up with the eagle family activities via the live cam.

New! Participate in our eagle camera contest. And join the Post-Gazette for an Eagle Watch Bicycle Trip to a point near the nest site with bicycling writer Larry Walsh and a National Aviary ornithologist, April 27. Details at http://www.post-gazette.com/PGU

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Obituary: Concepcion Aguilar / Her recipes traveled well from Mexico to Pittsburgh

Taco stand owner owes his success, and recipes, to his Mexican mother.



College enrollment by recent high school grads is down

College enrollment by the high school class of 2013 was lower than it has been for any graduating class since 2006, the BLS reported.


 

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Power play triggers more confidence for Penguins

The Penguins hope smoother, better organized power play leads to more shots and goals and less aggression from Columbus’ penalty-killers.



Steelers exercise fifth-year option on Cam Heyward

The former first-round pick and defensive end will see his salary jump to nearly $7 million in 2015 unless he signs an extension before


 



BNY Mellon announces profit in Q1

The Bank of New York Mel­lon Corp. on Tues­day an­nounced first-quar­ter net in­come of $661 mil­lion, or 57 cents per share.



Business Briefs: 4/23/14

Heinz voluntary buyout offer deadline passes; GlaxoSmithKline reaches deal with Swiss drugmaker; GM seeks protection from lawsuits.


 



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A garden at Point State Park will honor the woman who saved the Fort Pitt Block House

With help from the Fort Pitt Society of the D.A.R. and a legislator, Edith Darlington Ammon fought to save the block house.



Downtown library expands services for children

Downtown library expands children's services and adds a children's librarian to meet changing demographics in the Golden Triangle.


 



Philip Glass' 'Orphee' has contemporary spin

The Pittsburgh Opera production of Philip Glass' "Orphee," inspired by a Jean Cocteau movie of the same name, opens Saturday.



Silver Eye auctioning photos in biennial fundraising event

Silver Eye Center for Photography will put pictures from 33 photographers on the block Sunday for its benefit auction & brunch.


 

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Corporations and us

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Sebelius decides not to run

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Help wanted: It’s time for Mayor Peduto to fill key positions

The mayor must focus on filling key administrator spots, starting with public safety director.


 


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