Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a news conference at the state Capitol in Harrisburg.
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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a news conference at the state Capitol in Harrisburg.

Governor Tom Wolf vetoes GOP budget

The governor said he would study the companion bills on liquor sales and pensions and respond to the GOP today.

 The Department of Labor expects to formally publish the rule this week, opening a 60-day comment period. Congressional approval is not required, said Cecilia Munoz, director of the White House Domestic Policy Council.

New rule could mean more salaried Americans to receive overtime wages

The new labor rule would require employers to pay time-and-a-half wages to salaried workers earning up to $50,440 a year.

 New Kensington cobbler Gene Montemurro, 82, sets a rubber heel cap on a pair of women’s shoes.

Recent robbery has New Kensington cobbler thinking about retiring after 66 years

Gene Montemurro has been repairing shoes for more than six decades but has never considered retirement until now.

 State records show an employee of the attorney general’s office received a promotion and $11,000 raise after the publication of an opinion piece she wrote defending Attorney General Kathleen Kane from criticism.

Employee defended Attorney General Kane, got promotion

Spokesman Chuck Ardo said there was “absolutely no connection at all.”

 Starling Marte celebrates a win over the Detroit Tigers after the 14th inning.

Pirates pull off win against Tigers, 5-4

For the Pirates, there were more wasted opportunities than winning ones. They left 19 men on base, a season high.

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Outgoing Allegheny County councilwoman pushes changes

The Republican asked the group studying county government to consider several options, including eliminating the part-time council.

Allegheny County Council considers independent seat

Ed Kress, R-Shaler, said such a seat would reflect the growing number of voters who identify as neither Republican nor Democrat.



Weekend review: What you may have missed

Once the Kraft-Heinz deal is done, the 3G Capital team will get to work

Op Ed / Patrick Risha was a Mon Valley football phenomenon, for which he paid a terrible price

Reactions to gay marriage ruling vary widely; rifts within faith groups continue

A Ferris wheel comes to the Point for Three Rivers Regatta

• The Post-Gazette's male and female athletes of the year.


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.

Browse recipes, reviews and more on PGPlate

Farmers Markets

Baskets of strawberries for sale at the farmers market in Market Square.
Looking to explore your local farmers market and pick up some fresh produce and other goods?

The Post-Gazette has built an interactive map of the area's markets for you to peruse.

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Obituary: Henry Phipps Hoffstot Jr. / A lawyer and gentleman from the old school

Mr. Hoffstot died Monday at his Shadyside home, a 21-room mansion built in 1914 for industrialist Andrew Moreland.

United Church of Christ calls for divestment in message to Israel

The action follows a 2014 vote by the Presbyterian Church to pull investments from three firms connected to the West Bank occupation.


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Penguins' hunt for top-six forward shifts into free-agent market today

Spurned in bid to trade for Brandon Saad from the Chicago Blackhawks, the Penguins take crack at free agency.

Pirates notebook: Clint Hurdle savors return to his home state

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle had a big afternoon Tuesday in his home state of Michigan, and his father was right there to enjoy it with him.


Modern money hoarders turn to bank accounts

Americans are hoarding a record $5 trillion cash in bank money market accounts ready for instant withdrawal.

Developer unveils plan for Hyatt hotel on Pittsburgh Athletic Association grounds

It represents a scaled-down version of an earlier $45 million plan that called for roughly 190 rooms and 199,000 square feet of space.


Concert review: Trio excels from pop to classical

Time for Three performed at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater as part of Chamber Music Pittsburgh’s Just Summer series.

Joe Manganiello ate like a bodybuilder for 'Mad Mike' sequel

Eating for one but ordering for two is how Pittsburgh native Joe Manganiello prepared for his beekcake role in  “Magic Mike XXL.”


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