Seventh-round draft pick Gerod Holliman, a safety, was released today from the Steelers.
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Seventh-round draft pick Gerod Holliman, a safety, was released today from the Steelers.

Steelers cut 20, sign cornerback Cockrell

Among those released was seventh-round draft pick Gerod Holliman, a safety, and several players who were on their 53-man roster last season.

 U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.

Toomey speaks for Republicans on controversial Iran deal

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., asks Americans to call their senators and representatives to urge them to oppose the deal.

 Dehlmahre Konik, 12, a seventh-grader at Founders Hall Middle School, adds to a memorial Friday for Deonte Cobbs, who was fatally hit by a bus outside the school in McKeesport.

Outraged McKeesport parents seek safer intersection after second student fatality

Deonte Cobbs died after being hit by a bus Thursday, and Alyson Higdon was hit by a dump truck as she crossed the same road March 6, 2014.

 Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane

Kane's lawyers decry effort to suspend law license

Lawyers for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said the Disciplinary Board is circumventing the process to remove an official.

 Construction continues this weekend on Route 51 in the South Hills.

Pittsburgh traffic: Route 51 restrictions this weekend; upcoming and ongoing work zones

PennDOT recommends that in approaching lane-restricted work zones, motorists slow down.

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Session beer: What's with the trend?

More breweries in Western Pennsylvania are putting an emphasis on making their lower-alcohol offerings as flavorful as possible. The trend even has its own name -- session beer.

So why does it work? Find out a little more in the latest edition of "Beer Me" with Mike Pound. And explore more Western Pa. beer and breweries right here.


Setting the SEEN goes Old Hollywood

On this week's "Setting the SEEN," SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht preview the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Sept. 12 Cinema Serenade event and get red-carpet ready with pieces from Lintons and Brilliant Nuevo Diamonds and makeovers by Izzazu Salon, Spa and Serata.

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Hungary offering to bus migrants to Austrian border

The late-night offer came after days of efforts to repel the thousands of migrants fleeing war and poverty who have streamed into Hungary.

Development rights on table in talks over Penguins sale

Mayor Peduto said talks are underway to ensure a return on public investment when a sale is finalized, if it includes development rights.


U.S. stocks drop; mixed jobs report clouds rate outlook

It’s an old adage that investors hate uncertainty. Unfortunately for them, they got more of it on Friday.

Massachusetts regulator investigates BNY Mellon fund pricing mishap

A computer glitch at BNY Mellon last month disrupted pricing on more than $400 billion worth of mutual fund and exchange-traded fund assets.


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Vintage powerboats will be revving on the river at Wheeling

More than 45 vintage powerboats will ’race’ from Wheeling’s Heritage Port on the Ohio River, just downstream from Pittsburgh.

Edgewood woman creates cool green get-togethers on a tiny city lot

Sharon Danovich's carefully designed vignettes made her the small garden winner in the PG's Great Gardens Contest, summer edition.


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Saturday Diary: I’m not as smart as I thought I was

Compound interest helped me understand how a life adds up.

Monumental misstep: Obama should have taken input on Mt. McKinley

There is a process for naming monuments, and President Barack Obama should not have side-stepped it.


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