Pirates lefty Jeff Locke pitches against the Cardinals this afternoon at PNC Park.
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Pirates lefty Jeff Locke pitches against the Cardinals this afternoon at PNC Park.

Pirates take series from St. Louis with 3-1 win

The Pirates improved to 69-64 after back-to-back series wins against the Brewers and Cardinals with the playoff race heating up.

 The August Wilson Center for African American Culture on Liberty Avenue, Downtown.

Foundations won't compromise with hotel developer on August Wilson Center's future

Three foundations don’t support a hotel on top of the financially troubled August Wilson Center because it would diminish its primary role.

 Christine Musial watches the bees enter and leave the roof apiary of the Duquesne Club.

Will Pittsburgh’s Duquesne Club get stung on beehives?

Officials say the club hasn’t gotten the zoning variance and permit it needs to keep the four beehives on its roof.

 A rendering of the bike lane on Penn Avenue in the Cultural District, Downtown.

Pittsburgh to start work on bike-only lanes next week

The city expects to have the lanes open for a national convention of bicycling and pedestrian advocates starting on Sept. 8.

 Tomato-Peach Salad with Crispy Tofu.

What's for dinner: Tomato and Peach Salad With Crispy Tofu

A sweet and tangy summer salad even tofu-haters will love.

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West Jefferson Hills removes D'Alessandro as board's first vice president

Board President Anthony Angotti said Shauna D'Alessandro shared a report from a private session and didn’t share information from a meeting.

Vice President Biden coming to Pittsburgh on Thursday for fundraiser

An official of the Democratic National Committee, the event's sponsor, said roughly 40 contributors would attend the reception.



A look back at the weekend

Brett Keisel makes his way to the field for the Steelers 2013 home opener.
* Brett Keisel eager to make an impact for Steelers

* Passengers stranded when no one can unload plane at Pittsburgh airport

* Instant ramen has long-term health concerns, study finds

* Former Ohio prison draws captive audience thanks to 'Shawshank Redemption'



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Inbound Liberty Tunnel to be closed overnight

The closure will start at 8 p.m. and end by 6 a.m. Thursday, PennDOT said.

Israel and Hamas agree to a cease-fire

The deal brokered by Egypt put both sides back where they were at the end of fighting in 2012.


Sports »

Pitt basketball announces ACC schedule dates

Pitt announced the dates for its ACC games for the 2014-15 men's basketball season.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 8.27.14

Gerry takes your questions on the Steelers, who have their final exhibition game tomorrow night.


EDMC announces debt restructuring; expects improved capital structure

EDMC said the proposal has the support of more than 80 percent of its revolving lenders, term loan lenders and bondholders.

Pittsburgh food festival celebrates all things tasty

Not just anybody could sneak into the Clover Mountain Foods show, but almost everybody in the region will eventually taste its products.


Life »

Pittsburghers have chosen some original wedding venues

A train station is a unique spot for a wedding, but it’s not the oddest location that locals have chosen to tie the knot.

Childhood memories turn Pittsburgh dancer into filmmaker

A Pittsburgh-based artist channels his passion and life experience into his documentary, “Same Difference,” now in postproduction.


Kings of Leon becoming a no-show band in Pittsburgh

Kings of Leon, which was on the rebound after a shaky “Sundown” campaign and an abrupt hiatus, won’t be showing up here ... again.

Game review: ‘Madden 15’ reaches superstar status on next-gen

“Madden NFL 15,” released Tuesday, is looking for redemption after “Madden 25’s” disappointing showing.


Opinion »

Don’t delete: Accountability for state officials begins with email

It was not reassuring to learn that state employees from the governor’s office on down are trained to cull their own emails.

Meetings in Minsk: Talks between Ukraine and Russia may offer hope

It appears that a conjuncture of forces working on the Eastern Ukraine issue is acting to bring the crisis to an end.


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