The Franklin Regional baseball team, shown here between innings against Plum last week.
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The Franklin Regional baseball team, shown here between innings against Plum last week.

Franklin Regional players and coaches coping with aftermath of April attack

Playing the games they love has helped the athletes cope with the tragedy earlier this month and find an outlet in sports.

 A young girl runs past a large puddle, possibly containing sewage, in front of apartments located near Brownsville Road and Churchview Avenue in Carrick.

Law chases landlord for subpar rentals

For more than a year, public officials have been hounding landlord Davin Gartley to fix problems on his property.

 A skeleton Penguins shirt was created for Halloween.

Holiday shirts bolster Penguins' revenue

What do you do with fans who have all the merchandise they want? Convince them they want more and generate $100,000 in additional revenue.

 David Hawley, co-founder of the Arabia Steamboat Museum, sits in the Senator John Heinz History Center on Thursday before the start of a press tour of the upcoming exhibit of the excavation of the steamboat Arabia.

River muck yields glimpses of past as 'Treasures of the Arabia' debuts at Heinz History Center

Starting Saturday, visitors will have a chance to see the remains of and cargo from a steamboat doomed on the Missouri River.

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    The killing of as many as five pro-Russian militants draws a condemnation from Russia's president.

    Fraud found in Medicare's $5 billion bill for ambulances

    Companies are billing millions for trips by patients who can walk, sit, stand or even drive their own cars, federal data show.


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    Coach Dan Bylsma calls out his team

    The Penguins coach says his team is getting outworked by the underdog Columbus Blue Jackets in their first-round playoff series.

    Pirates notebook: Russell Martin plans to return tonight

    The Pirates catcher says he will be in the lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals after sitting out the past two games at home.


    FNB looking for more acquisitions, CEO says

    FNB, parent company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, will focus on institutions with assets in the half-billion range or higher.

    Retirement investing shifts to risky stocks

    With interest rates near all-time lows and higher average life spans, many people have to re-think their approach to retirement investing.


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    Local Fashion Hall of Fame inductees named

    Pittsburgh Fashion Hall of Fame's 2014 inductees include boutique owners and a Pittsburgh-based designer.

    The centerpiece of Moroccan cooking

    Writer Marlene Parrish helps prepare a Moroccan spread for a local couple -- and the rest of us.


    Weak script undermines comedy 'Other Woman'

    "The Other Woman," revenge comedy starring Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann, may have you wishing you had seen any other movie in theater.

    'Railway Man' brings home the horrors of war

    "The Railway Man," the true story of WWII POWs' forced labor for Japanese in Burma, is wrenching but redemptive.


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    Nicholas D. Kristof / Moldova, the next Ukraine

    The U.S. should support and help protect this small, spunky country from its bullying neighbor.

    Slippery non-decision: The Obama administration ducks the pipeline

    It’s hard not to see the dead hand of politics in the administration's delay regarding the Keystone XL oil pipeline plan.



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