J.A. Happ throws out his first pitch as a Pirate as his team takes on the Cubs on Tuesday at PNC Park.
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J.A. Happ throws out his first pitch as a Pirate as his team takes on the Cubs on Tuesday at PNC Park.

Cubs blank Pirates, 5-0, behind Arrieta

J.A. Happ, the stopgap sub for injured pitcher A.J. Burnett, saw his Pirates debut spoiled by another J.A. — Jake Arrieta.

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Man charged with killing mother of his child, her grandmother in East Hills

Cesar Mazza was charged with two counts of criminal homicide in the slayings of Tionna Banks and her grandmother, Valorie Crumpton.

 Barbara Bush, right, once described Elsie Hillman as ''a cross between Teddy Roosevelt and Auntie Mame."

Elsie Hillman, GOP activist and philanthropist, dies at 89

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  •  The Allegheny Building sits at 429 Forbes Ave., Downtown.

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     Beginning next month, the Pittsburgh police homicide and robbery squads will combine to form one Violent Crime Unit.

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