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Military personnel search for victims around the wreckage of an Air Force cargo plane carrying 113 that crashed in Medan in Indonesia, today. At least 49 were killed when the Hercules C-130 plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city.

 Last year’s budget wasn't signed by then- Gov. Tom Corbett until July 10, and late budgets were regular features of the Rendell administration.

What happens without a state budget?

Disruptions would be few at first but a long delay to approve a budget could cause damage as the GOP and Democratic governor remain at odds.

 A Plum Senior High School teacher is back in jail after being charged with contacting an alleged victim in an ongoing sex case.

Plum teacher faces second intimidation charge

Joseph Ruggieri is one of two Plum Senior High School teachers accused of having sex with female students.

 Pete Rose was banned from baseball in 1989 after violating the No. 1 rule in sports by betting on games while he was managing the Cincinnati Reds.

Ron Cook: Shameless Pete Rose will do anything to make a buck

The Washington Wild Things’ quest to sell tickets brings disgraced major leaguer to Western Pennsylvania tonight.

 Richard Mellon Scaife

Use of Scaife trust for newspapers, charity was not a waste, attorneys assert

Attorneys for Scaife trustee Yale Gutnick today answered objections filed by Richard Mellon Scaife’s daughter and son early this month.

 Janet McKee, with freshly picked strawberries, and farm manager Kevin Keslar have started a "veganic" farm on a historic property in Donegal Township, Westmoreland County.

Holistic health counselor aims for better nutrition through vegan-inspired farming

Veganic farming is rare in America, but Janet McKee uses it to maximize nutrition on her Westmoreland County farm.

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Gateway Towers condominium plans to inspect windows after pair of incidents

Residents have been ordered not to use their windows after two dislodged, forcing management to block off sidewalks.

Council approves new South Side parking permit area over concerns from businesses

The new South Side permit parking district between 16th and 25th streets lets non-residents park for two hours between noon and midnight.



Weekend review: What you may have missed

Once the Kraft-Heinz deal is done, the 3G Capital team will get to work

Op Ed / Patrick Risha was a Mon Valley football phenomenon, for which he paid a terrible price

Reactions to gay marriage ruling vary widely; rifts within faith groups continue

A Ferris wheel comes to the Point for Three Rivers Regatta

• The Post-Gazette's male and female athletes of the year.


Summer 2015 Dining Guide

Bacalao en Aceite with cauliflower catalan, left, Cynar cured Laural Hill Trout with rose pickled rhubarb, artichoke chips and honey-pepper honey by Aaron Hoskins at Cure in Lawrenceville.
Restaurants reflect how Pittsburgh is changing, with so many openings pointing to a city on the rise.

In that spirit, the Post-Gazette’s 2015 summer dining guide is focused on that growth. Click here to explore reviews, photos and more about some of the hottest spots to dine in the coming months.

Browse recipes, reviews and more on PGPlate

Farmers Markets

Baskets of strawberries for sale at the farmers market in Market Square.
Looking to explore your local farmers market and pick up some fresh produce and other goods?

The Post-Gazette has built an interactive map of the area's markets for you to peruse.

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Lane closures start tonight on Fort Pitt Bridge

Work will occur between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily through July 10, but no restrictions will occur on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

Health roundup: Vitamin D linked to healthy immune response to HIV, Penn State-South Africa study says

Sun exposure and vitamin D supplements are linked to stronger immune response in South African study led by Penn State researcher.


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Clementa / Clemente

The martyred pastor and the beloved Pirates star shared a name and a history.

Misfire: The gun lobby miscalculates on a sneaky bill

The U.S. Supreme Court has not been the only judicial body issuing big opinions


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