Snow begins to accumulate Sunday evening on the Roberto Clemete Bridge on Fort Duquesne Boulevard.
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Snow begins to accumulate Sunday evening on the Roberto Clemete Bridge on Fort Duquesne Boulevard.

Winter weather advisory in effect for Pittsburgh region

Allegheny and surrounding counties could get up to 6 inches; New England, Eastern Pennsylvania are expected to bear the brunt of the storm.

 Sister Daniela Bronka, principal at St. Bernard School, laughs this month as she greets students and parents before the start of school.

Principal strengthens school's 'Catholic identity' while proving nuns can be fun

Sister Daniela Bronka, principal of St. Bernard School, shows her students that nuns don’t have to be old or intimidating.

 Crawford Village public housing complex.

Budget cuts put a big hole in housing authority security

Second of two parts. Housing authorities nationally maintain police forces, guard contracts and pacts with police despite budget cuts.

 From left, Maci Lee, 11, sits with her father, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee; mother, Kristen; and brother, Jaxon. Maci nearly died and her growth was stunted because of steroids for allergies and asthma.

Study indicates use of nasal steroids can stunt growth in children

The study led by an Allegheny Health Network researcher is to be published in the journal Pediatrics.

 Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers president Nina Esposito-Visgitis.

Pittsburgh teachers’ pay schedule examined as contract talks begin

With the Pittsburgh teachers contract set to expire in June, talks are likely to focus on performance-based pay and other recent programs.

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Congregants pledge $230M to Pittsburgh Diocese for capital projects

The pledges were nearly twice the goal set by diocesan planners when the launched the campaign two years ago.

Using art to control water flow in Larimer

Green infrastructure advocates and water artists say timing’s perfect for stormwater management to merge with a new development in Larimer.



Setting the SEEN

Do you need a New Year's resolution reboot?

This week SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht talk fitness, fashion and tackling fears during a visit to The Climbing Wall in the East End. Plus, they spotlight styles from Pittsburgh-based designers Kiya Tomlin and Dona Jo Fitwear.

Check out the end of the show for the scoop on some of this weekend's top events in Pittsburgh.


Animal adventures

Zookeeper Kesha Phares trains a female sea lion Jan. 13 at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.
Though the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is closed for routine repairs, the work of zookeepers never stops.

Follow along through Feb. 13 as the Post-Gazette takes a trip every Friday behind the scenes and inside the cages of Pittsburgh’s zoo animals.

First up: An up-close look at sea lion training.

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Ironman legacy endures in new 49ers coach

West Homestead native and Steel Valley High School graduate Jim Tomsula continues to carry on a tradition of Ironmen in the NFL.

Marc-Andre Fleury takes All-Star Game jeers in stride

Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury had a rough night on the ice, including boos from the Columbus crowd, but enjoyed his All-Star weekend.


5 Generation Bakers finds sweet success with taste of Jenny Lee

The McKees Rocks bakery revived the Jenny Lee brand, after the company’s first iteration closed in 2010 following a devastating fire.

Mylan, Heinz among U.S. companies using Luxembourg for tax reduction

Two Pittsburgh companies were among 343 firms that used Luxembourg to reduce tax bills, according to an international journalists group.


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The 89th annual Cinderella Ball held at the Omni William Penn

The Cinderella Ball at the Omni William Penn Grand Ballroom was a flurry of excitement (and puffy white dresses).

Pittsburgh Film Office hosts pre-Oscars celebration

Lots of fun was to be had at J. Verno in the South Side where the Pittsburgh Film Office held it’s annual pre-Oscars celebration.



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