The Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert scores the winning goal in the second overtime against Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in Game 2 of the first-round series Saturday night at Consol Energy Center
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The Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert scores the winning goal in the second overtime against Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in Game 2 of the first-round series Saturday night at Consol Energy Center

Blue Jackets beat Penguins in double OT, 4-3

It took Columbus 14 years to win a Stanley Cup playoff game. Today, it probably seems worth the wait.

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  •  Eryna Honchar, 24, demonstrates how she paints intricate Ukrainian Easter eggs during a sale at St. Peter & St. Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Carnegie.

    Ukrainian orphan learned customs of her homeland when she came to Carnegie

    For Eryna Honchar, learning the ancient Ukrainian tradition of pysanky was about more than coloring Easter eggs.

  • 'Pysanky' turns Easter eggs into works of art



  •  Mayor Bill Peduto speaks to reporters after making his first public address at the Pittsburgh Promise Career Launch workshop in Downtown on Jan. 7.

    Peduto making presence felt

    Most of Mr. Peduto's colleagues and observers gave him strong marks for his first months in office but cautioned that challenges lie ahead.



    Boston blasts changed marathons forever

    Pittsburgh's marathon has been on the front edge of the security wave, its CEO said, since a scare during the 2010 race.



     Ben Smith, 36, of Highland Park looks through rows of records while other customers look on at Sound Cat Records in Bloomfield on Saturday during Record Store Day.

    Record Store Day brings rush of fans to independent stores

    Nearly all of the area's 17 independent stores participating this year signed the pledge to "act in the spirit" of the day.



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    Program focuses on the children of Homewood

    The concept -- "it takes a village to raise a child" -- takes hold in Homewood to repair the neighborhood's social fabric.



    Local Catholics remember two popes fondly

    Many are preparing for a major celebration next Sunday, when Pope Francis presides at the canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII.


     

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    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.

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    First spa trip can get under a man's skin

    Peter Leo basks in the afterglow, somewhat, of a visit to the Omni Bedford Springs spa.



    Obituary: Dr. Robert Pontius / Pioneering heart surgeon at Children's Hospital

    A year after coming to Children's Hospital in 1957, he performed the first successful open-heart operation using a pump-oxygenator.


     

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    Inside the ascension of Pitt quarterback Tom Savage

    Despite playing just one year for the Panthers, Tom Savage is rapidly rising up the quarterback rankings on NFL draft boards.


     



    Heinz 'derisks' pension plan

    Heinz is making changes in some of its pension plans, following the trend toward shifting retirees into annuities or paying out lump sums.



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    Maryland's homes, gardens celebrate heritage

    Now in its 77th year, the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage offers a look inside some of the state's most noteworthy properties.



    Stylebook Snapshot: Fashion trucks hit the road, bring style

    With temperatures heating up, Pittsburgh's four fashion trucks will be bringing style to the streets of the Steel City.


     

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    Fracking chemicals are worth the worry

    The article “Tap the Gas Under Deer Lakes” glosses over one area that scares me: the chemicals.


     


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