Miami's Rashawn Scott pulls in a touchdown pass as he's defended by Pitt's Avonte Maddox in the first quarter today at Heinz Field.
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Miami's Rashawn Scott pulls in a touchdown pass as he's defended by Pitt's Avonte Maddox in the first quarter today at Heinz Field.

Comeback effort falls short as Pitt drops regular season finale against Miami

The Panthers finish the regular season 8-4, 6-2 in Atlantic Coast Conference play.

 During the week after Christmas, the Parkway East is scheduled to be closed for four days while crews truck in dirt to create a dirt pillow under the Greenfield Bridge, implode it and haul away the debris and dirt.

Parkway East travelers get a reprieve this weekend

Public works officials hopeful delays in first closure of Parkway East will be rectified in next weekend’s closure.

 Retailers, like those at The Mall at Robinson, above, are offering discounts to attract holiday shoppers to their stores during Black Friday weekend.

Pittsburghers search for deals during Black Friday frenzy

The National Retail Federation estimates that about 135.8 million consumers will be shopping during the four-day weekend.

  • Setting the SEEN spotlights small businesses for holiday shopping

  •  Margaret Cerra works on uneven surfaces with the guidance of physical therapist Mike Tardio during her third week of therapy after having hip replacement surgery at AGH.

    Home care program aims to cut hospital readmission rates

    Communication between hospitals and post-acute care providers is getting new attention as Medicare escalates penalties against hospitals.

     Dr. Ben Carson, left, and Alfonso A. Costa in December 2005.

    Pittsburgh-area developer, close friend of presidential contender Carson has complex legal history

    Alfonso Costa faced a trail of lawsuits as he built around Pittsburgh.

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     Thomas Rouser has Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at the banquet at Light of Life Rescue Mission on the North Side.

    Light of Life shines on Thanksgiving

    About 1,000 people received a warm Thanksgiving meal Thursday as part of the annual tradition.

     “We will take a serious look at it and if we have to change our policy, we would do that,” Caster Binion, the authority’s executive director, said.

    Pittsburgh Housing Authority awaits 'guidance' on 'over-income' tenants

    Forty-three families live in Housing Authority units despite making too much money to qualify.



    Donate today to the PG Charities Goodfellows Fund campaign, which raises money for the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots and the Salvation Army’s Treasures for Children programs.


    Hidden Valley Cobra: skiier in powder for annual ski guide 11/15/2015 by Larry Walsh
     "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" is one of many Christmas specials airing this holiday season.

    Holiday television specials spread seasonal cheer

    No matter what your preference, there is surely something on the seasonal schedule to suit your tastes.

    TV notes: More music shows on PBS from Lubinsky

    Pine-based producer T.J. Lubinsky has three more music shows on PBS in the next month; “Call the Midwife” airs a Christmas special.

    Opinion »

    Welcome the Syrian refugees to Pittsburgh

    We have an obligation to shelter people forced to flee war and terror.

    Matter of trust: Americans show disdain for their government

    In 1958, more than three-quarters of Americans trusted their government all or most of the time. Today, only 19 percent do.

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