Country singer Kenny Chesney performs at Heinz Field as part of the Brothers of the Sun tour in 2012.
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Country singer Kenny Chesney performs at Heinz Field as part of the Brothers of the Sun tour in 2012.

Summer concert season seen as boon to Pittsburgh economy

VisitPittsburgh estimates the Chesney show and concerts by Taylor Swift, the Rolling Stones and One Direction will generate $35.4 million.


 Mary Mayberry, center, who teaches at Mon Valley School, joins other teachers, parents and supporters marching Wednesday outside the Allegheny Intermediate Unit building at The Waterfront to protest reported cuts in staff.

AIU vote to cut 20 special education jobs draws criticism

The cuts will affect three centers: Sunrise in Monroeville, Mon Valley in Jefferson Hills and Pathfinder in Bethel Park.



 The consent decrees between Highmark and UPMC set rules for the coverage of various patient groups.

UPMC, Highmark decline invitation to negotiate

Judge calls consent decrees on breakup “terrible agreements,” to rule on legality of UPMC’s decision to sever Medicare Advantage contract.



 Randy Cellone, president of Cellone’s Bakery, stands in the company’s Crafton-area facility.

Cellone’s Bakery plans expansion with a new facility, new product ideas

A few weeks ago, the company started up its first production line at a new 112,000-square-foot manufacturing site off Route 60 near Crafton.



 Steelers runningback Le'Veon Bell practices at the team's South Side facility on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

Bettis believes Bell can develop into Steelers all-time best running back

Jerome Bettis, no slouch himself when he was a player, thinks Le’Veon Bell can be Steelers’ all-time best running back.



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The Long Journey Home

A family photograph of Charles Johnston with Diana taken on an unknown date. On the back Diana wrote, "I am always thinking of you." He went missing when his B-24 bomber was shot down by the Japanese in New Guinea on April 10, 1944. It would take 70 years for his remains to be found and identified.
A special series by the Post-Gazette follows a Pittsburgh man's journey to the other side of the Earth to fight in World War II and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found, identified and returned to the United States.

Read about Tech. Sgt. Charles L. Johnston Jr. and his homecoming.



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Summer guide to Pittsburgh

"Flashes of Freedom" by Zambelli as seen from Grandview Avenue atop Mt. Washington.
There's plenty to do and see around Pittsburgh during the summer.

From festivals to concerts, here's an index to help you plan all the fun in the coming months.

Setting the SEEN: Summer fun in Downtown Pittsburgh

On the Digs: Pittsburgh's Donut Man

Henry Meyer, Pittsburgh's Donut Man.
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 Henry Meyer, Pittsburgh's longtime 'Donut Man.'




Duchovny back in investigative mode TV review

NBC's "Aquarius" is a fine if unexceptional period TV drama, a broadcast series that tries to look like a cable show.




 

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Saudi Arabia treats bloggers worse than we treat horses.



FIFA’s mess: The U.S. pursues corruption in world soccer

Pursuit of corruption within FIFA, on various grounds including the choice of venues for World Cups, has long been called for.


 

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