The Brewers' Scooter Gennett slides safely to third past the tag of the Pirates' Josh Harrison at PNC Park.
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The Brewers' Scooter Gennett slides safely to third past the tag of the Pirates' Josh Harrison at PNC Park.

Pirates sweep Brewers with latest win, 5-2

Pittsburgh evened its record at 6-6, while the Milwaukee lost its fifth in a row and fell to 2-10.

Raising 'free-range kids': bad parenting or good life lessons?

Case of “free-range” parents in Maryland sparks discussion on childhood freedoms.

 Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in March.

Pennsylvania hospitals worried about Gov. Wolf's budget plan

Medicare payments to hospitals now cover less than 90 percent of cost of care, according to the American Hospital Association.

 Travel agent Bill Katz moved the headquarters for Atlas Travel to his home office in Squirrel Hill. He's run the company for 54 years and has seen many changes to the industry.

In an online world, travel agents can still help

Many travel agents, including Bill Katz of Squirrel Hill, have gone with a streamlined approach to operations.

 Alexandra Kochis in "La Bayadere."

Dance review: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre closes season with 'La Bayadere'

PBT wrapped its 45th anniversary season with a challenging, grandiose classic set in ancient India.

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Rzewski plays Wholey's: The renowned pianist performs his signature composition in the fish emporium

The eminent composer Frederic Rzewski performed his “The People United Will Never Be Defeated” at Wholey’s, where one of his sons works.

A $110 million upgrade at Mt. Lebanon High School

The high school offers new labs, music, art, academic and athletic facilities to its 1,700 students.



Getting you ready for Craft Beer Week

Larry Roberts/Post-Gazette 20150407 brew craft food batz -- At the press briefing for Pittsburgh Craft Brew Week, two men in the brewing trade choose different tipples before the 11:00 a.m. start, April 7, 2015. Brandon McCarthy, left, the brewmaster for Rock Bottom Brewery chose a cup of coffee while Andy Kwiatkowski (cq), right, head brewer at Hitchhiker, hoisted a beer.
Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week, the region's annual showcase of its craft beer industry, is underway. The PG helps get you ready in the latest edition of Beer Me and at

Beer Me's Mike Pound visits a few locations taking part in the festivities, which run through April 26, and highlights some of the events scheduled for the upcoming days. Bob Batz previews the week and details the collaboration beers made for the event.

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Dispatches from Holland

Follow along on the Gardening with Doug blog as the PG's Doug Oster and 26 other travelers take the Tulip River Cruise of Holland and Belgium.

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Harrisburg to observe Lincoln funeral train on Tuesday

National Park Service will mark the anniversary of that somber stop with an event at the state Capitol featuring Lincoln actor Fritz Klein.

At well sites across Pa., pictures help tell the story

Industry says photos don’t represent standard practices but rather show moments where regulators appropriately enforced existing rules.


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Pirates notebook: Morton making necessary progress in rehab

Charlie Morton takes another step in his return, pitching in a simulated game in extended spring training.

Former NHL players seek damages for concussions

Litigation continues in a lawsuit against the NHL brought about by former players who believed the league concealed dangers of concussions.


Flood insurance surcharges are on the rise

Across the nation, new rates went into effect on April 1 under the National Flood Insurance Program.

Work zone: Listening is key to de-escalating a fight

Resolving arguments in the workplace can be difficult; avoiding them in the first place may be the way to go.


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Lots of ooh la la at the Moulin Rouge in Paris

For more than a century, the Parisian attraction has provided a show that has evolved into Las Vegas on steroids.

Stylebook snapshot: Trusst Lingerie on mission to make better bras for range of sizes

The brand’s designers are working to re-engineer the bra so that it provides more support, particularly for women with larger bust sizes.


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Keeping an eye on Pittsburgh

We can learn a lot from other cities’ surveillance policies.

Michael Wojcik for the Dems: He’s the judicious pick for Commonwealth Court

Both candidates have solid credentials, but Todd Eagen’s predisposition to a specific class of petitioners should cause voters concern.


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