Charlie Morton throws a pitch against Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.
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Charlie Morton throws a pitch against Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.

Morton, Walker help Pirates top Reds, 3-0

Charlie Morton pitched seven scoreless innings, and Neil Walker homered. The Pirates split the four-game series with the Reds at two apiece.

 Members of the Post-Gazette editorial staff gathered in the newspaper's newsroom at 34 Boulevard of the Allies on July 9, 2015.

Post-Gazette newsroom leaves history Downtown with move to North Side

Once energetic and cacophonous, the second floor of 34 Boulevard of the Allies is now abandoned, silent but for faint echoes of the past.

 David King, left, and his attorney Matthew Heron at the Debt Doctors office on Penn Avenue on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Mr. King, of Leetsdale, has turned to Mr. Heron, a bankruptcy lawyer, to help him manage his student debt while supporting his family.

Student loan debtors using Chapter 13 bankruptcy to buy time on payments

Bankruptcy is an option, but often only a temporary fix for people facing large monthly bills.

 Colonel Gregg Perez, wing commander of the 171st Air Refueling Wing, sits in the cockpit of a U.S. Air Force KC-135R with his father, Dr. Louis Perez. Colonel Perez described to him some of the instruments in the cockpit.

171st Air Refueling Wing gets new commander

Col. Gregg A. Perez, 50, has been in Pittsburgh at the 171st for the past 23 years in a variety of positions.

 Billy Porter in his Tony Award-winning role as Lola, the stylish drag queen of “Kinky Boots.”

Stage preview: Billy Porter comes home as star of 'Kinky Boots'

Tony- and Grammy Award-winning performer Billy Porter steps off Broadway to play his iconic role for friends and family in Pittsburgh.

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Summer 2015 Dining Guide

Bacalao en Aceite with cauliflower catalan, left, Cynar cured Laural Hill Trout with rose pickled rhubarb, artichoke chips and honey-pepper honey by Aaron Hoskins at Cure in Lawrenceville.
Restaurants reflect how Pittsburgh is changing, with so many openings pointing to a city on the rise.

In that spirit, the Post-Gazette’s 2015 summer dining guide is focused on that growth. Click here to explore reviews, photos and more about some of the hottest spots to dine in the coming months.

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Cheyney University faces enrollment, financial problems

The historically black college in the state system faces declining enrollment and weak finances. Its supporters see decades of underfunding.

More CCAC students need remedial classes

CCAC data for the high school class of 2014 showed 78 percent of students from throughout the county needed at least one remedial class.


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Dine: The clock runs out on Tic Toc

Time flies in the final hours for iconic Tic Toc restaurant Downtown, which closed on Friday.

Stylebook snapshot: How to shop your way through Boston (in 24 hours or less)

Good news, fashion enthusiasts! You don’t need long to do some serious shopping in Bean Town.


'Aurora': Bad times on a generational spaceship

Kim Stanley Robinson's novel is science fiction for people who don't believe that science has all the answers.

'Sick Idiot': Local author Ashley Boynes-Shuck's struggle with dozens of invisible ailments

“Sick Idiot” — a term Ms. Boynes-Shuck uses to describe her particularly difficult days — is an easy read with a motivating message.


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