Evgeni Malkin said the Penguins are playing poorly right now, and his return could be the spark they need.
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Evgeni Malkin said the Penguins are playing poorly right now, and his return could be the spark they need.

Malkin says, 'We play so bad right now'

Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist are expected to return this weekend for Penguins.

 Sherif Abdelhak, former CEO for Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation

Obituary: Sherif Abdelhak / Embattled health care CEO died quietly

The CEO of AHERF (Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation), once the state’s largest health system, was jailed after its fall.

 The front of the rehabbed Victorian on Grandview Avenue on Mount Washington. It is on the market for $1.4 million.

Buying Here: Mount Washington

Old house on Mount Washington offers walls of glass and three decks to enjoy the views of Downtown and North Side.

SnowSports: Seven Springs is honored

Seven Springs has snow, and Snowboarder magazine figured it’s the place to hold 19th Annual Superpark freestyle snowboarding event April 5

 This season, the Riverhounds will have to replace the production of Jose Angulo, who scored 23 goals over the past two years.

New coach, style for Riverhounds

The team is still in the process of emerging from bankruptcy, and hired a new coach after missing the playoffs in 2014.

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DUI suspected in fatal Indiana County car crash

A 75-year old woman was killed and a 79-year-old man seriously injured; another driver is suspected of driving drunk.

Elizabeth Forward student creates canoe in high school's digital fabrication lab

Senior Tyler Wachs could have simply purchased a canoe, but asked, “Why not make something that you can say you built with your own hands?”



Cultural Crossroads

Left to right, Langston Brentley, junior at Pittsburgh Obama 6-12; Saroyah Johnson, junior at Penn Hills High School; Margaux Wilson (sister to Liza behind her) junior at Oakland Catholic High School; Liza Wilson sophomore at Oakland Catholic High School; Javar Wilson, junior at Imani Christian Academy.
Education writer Clarece Polke is joining a group of Pittsburgh-area high school students to tour 13 historically black colleges as they decide on their futures.

The Post-Gazette will document the reactions and growing perspectives of five of these students as they experience -- some for the first time -- a glimpse of the black college experience.


Who would you draft?

Ryan Shazier of the Ohio State Buckeyes poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was picked No. 15 overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
The Steelers have the 22nd pick in the first round of this year's NFL Draft, which begins April 30 in Chicago.

Beat writer Ed Bouchette currently has 13 players he thinks the Steelers could take in the first round.

Explore Ed's analysis, vote on who you think the Steelers will most likely select on our interactive draft poll and share your opinions in the comments section.

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State trooper hit by own patrol car, severely injured

Police say Sgt. Robert Bemis pulled over to the side of I-81 in Schuylkill County on Friday to help a man whose car had caught fire.

Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead

The seige ended more than 12 hours after gunmen from the Islamic rebel group al-Shabab took up positions in the hotel.


Proposed Medicare overhaul would affect doctors, some beneficiaries

The House passed a measure that would create a new payment formula for doctors and charge higher premiums to some Medicare beneficiaries.

Headhunter reportedly compiling list of replacements for BNY Mellon CEO

The overture does not appear to represent an official search effort by the full 15-member board, which has so far supported Gerald Hassell.


Billboards suggest Rolling Stones tour announcement will come Tuesday

Tuesday is also the announce date for the Three Rivers Arts Festival, while a concert announcement is coming Wednesday from the Warhol.

Concert review: PSO horn players give concert some needed oomph

The Pittsburgh Symphony concert featured four horns on Schumann’s “Konzertstuck” and the local debut of conductor Andres Orozco-Estrada.


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Saturday Diary: Aziz of Allegheny Center

Looking at Pittsburgh’s bizarre North Side neighborhood through the eyes of a newcomer.

In good faith: Local churches tackle the tough topic of racism

Maybe churches can do what Starbucks couldn’t: spark a genuine and voluntary dialogue that leads to reconciliation across racial lines.


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