Carlos Gomez rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run Friday off Charlie Morton at PNC Park.
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Carlos Gomez rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run Friday off Charlie Morton at PNC Park.

Morton falters after promising start

Charlie Morton’s quick work during the first three innings gave way to an uneven final three as his command wavered.

 Thomas Seefeld

Murrysville chief reflects in wake of violence

Murrysville police Chief Thomas Seefeld says the knife attacks that left 21 students injured will be remembered for years.

UPMC could have mitigated damage, experts say

Health care providers across the nation have been targeted by cybercriminals; UPMC's data breech could be part of a national scheme.

 Jeffrey Carpenter, co-artistic director of Bricolage Production Company, reads a transit story by a CAPA student at the Transit Tales Fifth Wall performance Thursday at the Blakey Program Center of the Hill House Association. Transit Tales is a multi-media story telling project about public transportation affecting lives in Allegheny County.

Transit Tales tells of plight of busing poor

Transit Tales project has collected hundreds of stories to help inform the future of transit planning.

 Leslie Vincen and Leslie Wintermantel in the living room of their Mexican War Streets home. .

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    Eyes on the eagles

    One of the pair of nesting bald eagles leaves its perch along the hillside in Pittsburgh's Hays neighborhood.
    Keep up with the eagle family activities via the live cam.

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    Caption Contest 233 ... and the winners of 232. Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.

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    Search continues for bodies in lake

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    Hank Parke receives well-deserved recognition after years of dedicated public service in Somerset County.

    Nastiness missing from Penguins-Blue Jackets, at least for the moment

    The Penguins know familiarity breeds many hacks and slashes in the NHL playoffs, even if that was not obvious in Game 1 against Columbus.


    Study says government awards influence CEOs

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    Rolls-Royce Motor CEO predicts 5th year of record deliveries

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    Artist tracks the region's changing landscape

    Artist Cynthia Cooley returned to places she captured more than 20 or 30 years ago to see how the landscape has changed.

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    People connector: A park over Crosstown Blvd. is worth a look

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    Brighter outlook: The CBO has good news for the health care act

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