Firefighters try to put out the fire at St. Paul Baptist Church in Oakmont.
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Firefighters try to put out the fire at St. Paul Baptist Church in Oakmont.

Fire burns in Oakmont's historic St. Paul Baptist Church

The oldest church in Oakmont, St. Paul's has since 1924 been the home of the borough's oldest African-American Baptist congregation.

 The company 980 Liberty Partners has offered $9.5 million for the August Wilson Center property in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Bank urges judge not to delay sale of August Wilson Center

Dollar Bank holds a $7.9 million mortgage on the building and wants to recoup the entire amount.

 The Penguins' Sidney Crosby participates in training camp drills today at CONSOL Energy Center.

Crosby makes surprise appearance at Penguins training camp

Team officials had said Thursday that Sidney Crosby, along with Evgeni Malkin, would miss the early part of camp because of injuries.

 Self-serve candy choices at the new Cinemark North Hills and XD, opening today at McCandless Crossing.

Curtain rises on new amenities-packed movie theater in McCandless

Cinemark at McCandless Crossing opens with 12 digital auditoriums, a bar serving wine, beer and frozen cocktails, and movies new and recent.

 Mike Mitchell was penalized on this hit on Ravens receiver Steve Smith in the third quarter Sept 11. Mitchell said he will start aiming for the knees on tackles to avoid fines and penalties for high hits.

On the Steelers: Mike Mitchell to change tackling style to avoid fines

Steelers safety Mike Mitchell is frustrated by penalties and fines that force him to aim for knees when tackling.

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Munhall man accused of killing mother held for court

Allegheny County police said Anthony Scholl Sr. killed Bernadette Scholl, 74, then barricaded himself inside the apartment they shared.

Man held for court in July 4 shooting death

Zachary Threats, 36, is accused of killing 30-year-old Kaamil Arnold, who was grilling at a home in the 7700 block of Tioga Street.



Setting the SEEN

In this week's "Setting the SEEN," Post-Gazette SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht preview the Cancer Caring Center's Walk at the Waterfront Bridesmaids Parade.

Plus a preview of Pittsburgh Fashion Week and other parties this weekend and into next week.



Join our energy forum

The Post-Gazette has assembled a distinguished panel of experts to consider whether energy might be the 21st century equivalent of steel in the Pittsburgh region economy.

Register here to attend the Sept. 23 event at the Heinz History Center, moderated by David Shribman, Post-Gazette executive editor.

Pennsylvania unemployment rises in August for second consecutive month

Unemployment would have been higher, but 28,000 people gave up looking for work during the month and this were not counted.

Bayer says it will spin off materials unit

After months of speculation, Bayer says it will spin off lagging plastics business.


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Cost of care for adult relatives often falls on younger generations finds 46 percent of its visitors surveyed spend more than $5,000 on caregiving expenses.

A feast of ethnic dining has sprouted on Downtown's Smithfield Street

Indian, Russian, Turkish and Syrian are among the flavors blending within a few blocks of Smithfield.


Movie review: 'This Is Where I Leave You' offers a pleasant diversion

“This Is Where I Leave You,” starring Jane Fonda and Tina Fey, has its moments resulting in a charming dramady.

Author to bring message of lifting others to Pittsburgh

Glennon Doyle Melton, who battled addictions and bulimia and now raises money to assist families in need, will share her life challenges.


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