“Most of us are not part of the new Pittsburgh they’re trying to create,” said Hill District resident Carl Redwood.
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“Most of us are not part of the new Pittsburgh they’re trying to create,” said Hill District resident Carl Redwood.

Pittsburgh needs 21,000 affordable homes, housing alliance study finds

Report gives new Affordable Housing Task Force daunting housing crisis numbers at which to chip away.

 Last week, state regulators asked the courts to force UPMC and Highmark into arbitration to resolve alleged violations of state-mediated agreements governing their breakup in January.

Highmark to cover unpaid medical claims filed by UPMC

The ongoing dispute between the region's health care giants had interfered with the payment of about 3 percent of more than 900,000 claims.

 New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 22 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs.

NFL finds Patriots employees probably deflated balls, Brady was 'generally aware'

The NFL began the investigation after the Patriots won the AFC Championship game in January.

 In its press release today, the ACLU indicated that just 23 out of 530 police officers hired by the city since 2001 have been African American.

Pittsburgh, ACLU to announce settlement Thursday in police hiring case

An ACLU suit filed in 2012 on behalf of five African-American men claimed Pittsburgh had hired 440 officers and only 17 were black.

 Mint Chocolate Icebox Cake from "Icebox Cakes: Recipes for the Coolest Cakes in Town" by Jean Sagendorph and Jessie Sheehan.

What's the coolest confection in town? Icebox cakes

Whipped cream and cookies and wafers magically transform into luscious treats.

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Who will you vote for? Read a series of candidate endorsements by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board for contested races ahead of the May 19 primary.

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On The Digs: A coin in Pittsburgh's past

September 30, 1960: The Pittsburgh Press captured a hoax being played upon Pittsburghers trying to pick up a shiny coin affixed to a manhole cover. No identifying information of those depicted was provided. Published October 3, 1960.
The Post-Gazette is excavating, curating and digitizing its photo library, which has been accumulating photographs for more than a century, and displaying the photos online with a peek into their origins.

Explore our most recent entry on a coin in Pittsburgh's past.

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Pittsburgh doctors weigh in on dangers of treadmills

In light of the death of a Facebook executive’s husband, experts warn of the high risk of using the exercise machines.

Parkway West weekend closures announced

The closures affect the outbound side from Green Tree-Crafton to Interstate 79 beginning midnight Friday and Saturday.


Grateful Dead farewell to be broadcast in Pittsburgh-area theaters

The concerts will be held at 8 p.m. July 3 through July 5. The July 5 concert is billed as the last time the band will play together.

25th annual Gene Kelly Awards names nominees

The high school musical awards for Allegheny County will crown winners at a Benedum Center ceremony on May 30.


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In praise of Kathleen Kane

She’s doing a good job, despite what you read in the papers.

Punitive ban: Felons deserve more access to health care jobs

the longer a person goes without a repeat offense, the more likely it is that he has turned his life around permanently.


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