WILLIE NELSON IN PITTSBURGH


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Willie Nelson plays "Still is Still Moving to Me" during a concert at the Benedum Center Tuesday night. Read Scott Mervis' concert review here.

 State Sen. Don White, R-Indiana, is proposing a bill that would allow Pennsylvania school employees, upon obtaining licensing and certification, to carry firearms in school buildings and on the grounds.

Pennsylvania bill would allow teachers, school staff to bring guns to work

The measure would authorize school boards to permit teachers, administrators and other staff members to arm themselves to protect students.



 Terrence Hayes: "This is so overwhelming I can’t say what will come of it."

Pittsburgh poet Terrance Hayes named MacArthur Fellow

The University of Pittsburgh professor, who also holds a master’s from Pitt, won a National Book Award in 2010. “I’m dumbfounded,” he said.



 An animated neon Heinz ketchup bottle sign hangs atop the Senator John Heinz History Center in the Strip District.

Heinz production returning to Pittsburgh, with baby food

The production coming to the North Side had been handled at its plant in Leamington, Ontario, which the company sold earlier this year.



 Boots, plaques, dog tags and other memorabilia lay at the bottom of the large paintings in "The Eyes of Freedom" memorial at the Pittsburgh Technical Institute in South Fayette. The memorial is a tribute to the 23 fallen Marines from Lima Company who were all killed in a bomb blast in Iraq in 2005. The life size paintings were done by Ohio artist Anita Miller. The traveling show will be on exhibit through Wednesday.

Traveling memorial to 23 Marines comes to Oakdale

Called “The Eyes of Freedom,” the traveling memorial is at Pittsburgh Technical Institute in Oakdale today from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.



 Pirates' Russell Martin is greeted at home by Neil Walker after hitting a two run blast against the Red Sox at PNC Park.

Pirates, Morton shut out Red Sox, 4-0

Charlie Morton goes five innings and Pirates improve to 80-70 behind home runs from Russell Martin and Starling Marte.



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Lives in limbo

Kamala Biswa, 19, sits in her neighbor's home in Bildangi II, one of the remaining Bhutanese refugee camps in eastern Nepal, near the Indian border. Kamala, a shy girl, is immigrating to Akron, Ohio.
For a dwindling number of refugees living in sweltering U.N. camps in Nepal, hope for a new life in Pittsburgh is mixed with the pain of missing family members.

Many refugees cannot return home, or are afraid to do so

Divided families in Nepal remain in limbo


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Fall arts preview

The Black Keys members Dan Auerbach (front) and Patrick Carney.
There's plenty to do and see around Pittsburgh during the autumn season.

From festivals to concerts, here's an index to help you plan all the fun in the coming months.

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Enterovirus reaches Pennsylvania; at least six cases reported in Erie, Philly

Health officials say 12 states, including Pennsylvania, now have respiratory illnesses caused by enterovirus 68, an uncommon virus.



Controller seeks more information on county vehicles

Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner said she has not received a complete inventory of county-owned and leased cars, as requested.


 

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Pirates notebook: Bell, Glasnow reap honors

Pitcher Tyler Glasnow and outfielder Josh Bell honored as the organization's minor league players of the year.



On The Steelers: Sacks continue to plague right tackle

Marcus Gilbert has allowed four sacks in two games this season, but coach Mike Tomlin isn't ready to replace him in the offensive line.


 





Curator Adam Welch talks about the 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial

The 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial, twice as big as the last one, continues to roll out thoughtfully conceived component exhibitions.



Concert review: Willie Nelson proves more than advertised

Sometimes legends disappoint you. Other times they are everything they are advertised to be, and more. That was Willie Nelson Tuesday night.


 

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It’s not just about Scotland

Nation-states are decaying all over the world as globalization takes its toll.



Lame justice: A couple’s child abuse deserved real punishment

In March 2012, two Ethiopian children came to this country to begin a new life, but what they got was sickening abuse and deprivation.


 

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