Then-Seattle Mariners starting pitcher -- now with the Pirates -- J.A. Happ delivers to the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Thursday, July 30, 2015.
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Then-Seattle Mariners starting pitcher -- now with the Pirates -- J.A. Happ delivers to the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Thursday, July 30, 2015.

Injury to Burnett forced the Pirates' hand to add pitcher

A.J. Burnett’s injury forced the Pirates to acquire J.A. Happ from the Seattle Mariners Friday at the non-waiver trade deadline.

 Teacher's petal top ($44.99) and profound pizzazz skirt ($59.99) from ModCloth's namesake label.

Stylebook: ModCloth launches in-house label and opens a store

Plus, bridal trunk show, custom shirt month at Larrimor’s and the latest on Pittsburgh-based Terry Jolo Brand fashion line.

Coal's woes have upside for FirstEnergy

How two struggling industries are helping each other through energy’s downturn.

 The Boy Scouts’ New York chapter announced in April it hired Tessier as the nation’s first openly gay Eagle Scout as a summer camp leader in public contrast to the national scouting organization’s ban on openly gay adult members.

Pittsburgh reaction on Scouts’ gay policy mixed

One local advocate characterized the decision as a "monumental step back", but others said they were heartened by the push for equality.

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Let's Eat: Chicken Kebabs with Grilled Romaine

Summer is prime time for grilled food on a stick

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Summer 2015 Dining Guide

Bacalao en Aceite with cauliflower catalan, left, Cynar cured Laural Hill Trout with rose pickled rhubarb, artichoke chips and honey-pepper honey by Aaron Hoskins at Cure in Lawrenceville.
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Jewish extremists suspected in West Bank fire

A Palestinian toddler died Friday in a firebombing of a house in the West Bank that was being attributed to extremist Jewish settlers.

Trade ministers fail to seal the deal on Pacific pact

Trans-Pacific Parnership trade pact talks foundered Friday in Hawaii over contentious access and tariff disputes.


A new ‘Sherlock' comes to PBS soon

PBS is waiting on the BBC to schedule a new one-off, Victorian-era “Sherlock” movie.

Tuned In: 'Banshee' co-creator explains why he pulled the plug on the Cinemax show

He opted to end the shot-in-Pittsburgh TV series even though the cable network was willing to renew it; HBO plans more “Game of Thrones.”


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