Sandy Burkett, owner of Vital Signs, a business in East Carnegie, poses with one of her printed signs.
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Sandy Burkett, owner of Vital Signs, a business in East Carnegie, poses with one of her printed signs.

Older entrepreneurs finding new opportunities

Given the high rate of dissatisfaction with corporate America, it isn't surprising many older workers want to strike out on their own.


 Penguins winger Beau Bennett.

Shift in line suits Penguins winger Bennett just fine

Beau Bennett's mid-game switch from first line to third line, right wing to left wing, pays instant dividends.



 A bus drives at Franklin Regional High School after the first day of school following last week's stabbing attack.

'Perfect storm' leads to acts of mass violence

To become enraged enough to try to stab multiple people requires a predisposition to harm others coupled with other factors, experts say.



 After two baskets of cheese curds are combined to make one basket, the whey starts to drain at Lamagna Cheese in Verona.

Basket cheese is an 85-year-old tradition for local company

It's called basket cheese, and it's been an Easter tradition at Lamagna Cheese Co. for as long as anyone can remember.



 Benedict Killand, originally from South Sudan, holds his son Miracle, 2, on Monday while he tries his first bite of horseradish. They were attending his first Passover seder at Rodef Shalom Congregation in Oakland.

Passover: People of many faiths, nations see themselves in the tale of liberation

Rodef Shalom Congregation in Oakland held a seder meal Monday for about 200 people.



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Bishop Zubik urges Catholics to reach out to others

“Be a friend. Be a friend of Jesus. Make friends for Jesus,” the bishop writes in a letter encouraging evangelism.



4 killed in two-vehicle crash in Armstrong County

Three teens and a 41-year-old women are killed in the head-on collision on Route 156. Three other adults are being hospitalized.


 

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Push on to bring adults back to the classroom

Pennsylvania has struggled to entice older learners without college degrees back to the classroom, but ranks nearly last by some measures.



Obituary: James F. Lally / Labor leader forged friendships with city's most notable figures

A lifelong city resident, he swam daily, ushered regularly at St. Paul Cathedral and knew many of Pittsburgh's most colorful figures.


 

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Penguins notebook: Richards, Bylsma go back as colleagues and friends

Penguins coach Dan Bylsma and Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards face off in the playoffs for the first time.



Columbus comes apart late in Game 1 defeat

For 21 minutes, the Columbus Blue Jackets had Game 1 of the opening-round playoff series against the Penguins exactly where they wanted it.


 



PPG Industries sales surpass predictions in first quarter

The credit for the boost goes to the market for automotive and aerospace coatings and Europe's economic recovery.



Joblessness not due to skills gap, experts say

Over five years, the impediment to work is a lack of jobs, not a lack of skills, economists say.


 



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Spirits: Wigle Whiskey to roll out the new barrel house

The new barrel storage warehouse is giving new life to an old produce terminal in Pittsburgh's Spring Garden.



Emporio gives diners meatballs galore

At the restaurant, he makes four types of meatballs -- classic beef, spicy pork, vegetarian and chicken -- as well as a meatball of the day.


 



Pittsburgh Public stages Shaw's 'Candida'

"Candida," opening today at Pittsburgh Public Theater, gives Ted Pappas his first crack at directing a George Bernard Shaw play.



Girl Talk conquers Coachella

Pittsburgh electronic artist Girl Talk was one of the hits at Coachella last weekend.


 

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DEP access: The state should not be barred from drill sites

For two days after a gas well exploded in Greene County, Chevron refused to allow DEP emergency response investigators onto the site.


 


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