High school football in the Pittsburgh region begins in earnest tonight. Here, Ringgold gears up to play at Thomas Jefferson.

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High school football in the Pittsburgh region begins in earnest tonight. Here, Ringgold gears up to play at Thomas Jefferson.

 Opponents of a planned Walmart Super Center in McCandless have filed an appeal in Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.

McCandless Walmart proposal going to court

In an appeal, 15 citizens allege township officials did not give citizens enough time or information to evaluate the complex proposal.

 Ike Davis is congratulated by Russell Martin after hitting a two-run home run against the Cardinals in the second inning Wednesday afternoon at PNC Park.

First shot at playoffs brings out best in Pirates' Ike Davis

For the first time in his career, first baseman Ike Davis is feeling the excitement and pressure of a pennant race.

 Cars travel along the lower PJ McArdle Roadway.

Weather, traffic to heat up Labor Day weekend

Heading into the last holiday weekend of summer, the temperature in Pittsburgh has yet to reach 90 degrees. Will that change?

 A Pittsburgh shopper reading the label on a shirt she just bought.

Do Pittsburghers care if their clothes are made in sweatshops?

PG staffers went to shopping malls in the Pittsburgh area and asked shoppers about the origin of things they bought.

 From left, Kittaning and Ford City football players Chad Cloonan, Brady Crissman, John Bittner, Zeke Walker, Logan Robb, Nick Bowers, Mike Bartosiewicz, Brady Kirkwood and Garrett Virostek pose for a portrait outside the under construction Armstrong High School, where Kittaning and Ford City will merge next year.

Varsity Xtra: As Kittanning and Ford City prepare to merge, it's 'last ride'

Ford City, Kittanning students, fans and players hope one team is better than two when merger takes hold next school year.

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Stock up for your Labor Day picnic

There’s no shortage of unique markets throughout Pittsburgh to help you throw the perfect picnic.

'Newsies' star Corey Cott returns to Pittsburgh to cheer on brother

The CMU grad and Broadway star was in attendance Thursday for his younger brother’s show, “Parade.”



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Setting the SEEN

In this week's "Setting the SEEN," Post-Gazette SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht get the inside scoop on RiverLife's upcoming Party at the Pier: Gold and Glam event at the Rivers Casino riverfront.

Need help sprucing up your style with some sparkle? ModCloth has created wardrobe inspiration boards for the event and styled Natalie and Sara for the day!

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UPMC staff working in clinical areas will be required to get flu shots

Employees who decline vaccination for medical or religious reasons would be required to wear a mask within six feet of patients or staff.

Obama: No plan for Islamic State

Instead, the president said in a White House news conference, he has asked the Pentagon to prepare options.


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NFL takes tougher stand on domestic violence

The about-face by Roger Goodell, the most powerful executive in U.S. sports, was stunning in its earnestness and clarity.

Robert Morris coach's debut gets no traction

On Thursday night when everything appeared new for the Colonials — most notably, coach John Banaszak — the end result was sadly familiar.


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Nestle’s Toll House teardrop chocolate morsel turns 75

For that simple, crunchy pleasure of a chocolate chip cookie, you have Ruth Wakefield and Nestle Toll House to thank.

Ground cherries are having a moment

Fruit that originated in South America is spreading via farmers markets here.


The big summer box office winner turns out to be a surprise

It’s almost a wrap on summer 2014 when “Guardians of the Galaxy” emerged as the surprise hit, ahead of “Transformers” and “Maleficent.”

Tuned In: High-class problem: too much good TV

With the quality shows on the air, some consider this the golden age of TV; ABC plans a “Frozen” special; “The Chief” debuts on WPXI.


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