A view of PNC Park during a rain delay during the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park Monday evening.

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A view of PNC Park during a rain delay during the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park Monday evening.

 A.J. Burnett delivers on July 11 against the Cardinals at PNC Park.

A.J. Burnett out 4 weeks with flexor strain

Burnett underwent an MRI this morning and received a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection in his injured elbow.

 Maj. Tyree C. Blocker, 62, served in the Pennsylvania State Police from 1975 to 2005.

Wolf announces new nominee to head Pa. State Police

Maj. Tyree C. Blocker served in the state police from 1975 to 2005, starting as a trooper before rising through the ranks.

 Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers show their support after Pittsburgh City Council voted to approve a paid sick leave ordinance.

Pittsburgh City Council passes paid sick-leave requirement

The law allows workers at businesses that employ 15 or more people to accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 35 hours.

 Funk bassist Bootsy Collins drops his tophat while performing with his Rubber Band Sunday night at Hartwood Acres.

Concert review: Bootsy Collins Rubber Band brings the funk

Bootsy’s Rubber Band is an offshoot of Parliament/Funkadelic and led by bassist William “Bootsy” Collins.

 The Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority has accused Dr. Jan Seski, of Murrysville, of being involved in an illegal bow and arrow lion hunt in April.

Murrysville doctor who has practice in Pittsburgh probed in Zimbabwe lion killing

The news comes amid a continuing international furor over the killing of a lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe last month by a Minnesota dentist.

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Odysseys: Slovak sweetens her new home in Pittsburgh

A Pitt graduate with a degree in applied mathematics, Otilia Golis keeps her heritage alive with things like traditional cookies.

Man impaled by tree branch in Westmoreland County

Washington Township police said the man was alert and conscious when they took him to Forbes Regional Hospital.



Weekend review: what you may have missed

The main newsroom of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 34 Blvd. of the Allies, Downtown, is empty as the staff has relocated to a new office on the North Shore.
Post-Gazette newsroom leaves history Downtown with move to North Side

Multimedia presentation: Memories from 34 Boulevard of the Allies

Dine: Clock runs out on Tic Toc

Officer, assistant DA posed on Facebook with gun evidence

Out-of-state suitors might steer clear of UPMC, Highmark

Buddy Guy's foul language makes festival official blue


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Alpha files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The Appalachian coal giant is the latest to bankruptcy in a crowded field.

Experts debate income, opportunity, fixing success ladder

Alan Krueger’s curve shows that countries with low levels of inequality have some of the highest levels of mobility and vice versa.


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Summer Safari event raises funds for the Pittsburgh Zoo

More than 2,000 party animals came out for the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s  17th annual Summer Safari, raising about $200,000..

The Compilation fashion showcase held at the Renaissance

A VIP cocktail hour, beats by DJ David Pugliano and fabulous fashions by four designers and a boutique made up the inaugural Compilation.


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Back to class bags: A style for every student

Here’s a guide to school bags beyond the traditional backpack for academics at a range of ages. Think outside the bag and try something new!

Back to school shopping by the numbers

How much money are families spending to gear up for the new school year? And how are they spending it? Here’s the breakdown ...


Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Julie Newmar

She is the original Catwoman and at 81, Julie Newmar is staying spiritual, positive and online.

Tuned in: New programs could change the streaming tide

Amazon debuts a raft of new series on its streaming service this fall, including the anticipated “The Man in the High Castle.”


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David Brooks: Capitalism on trial

We’re entering a fascinating debate about the value of our capitalist system.

Vote no: Employers, not city council, should set sick days

City council is rushing into trouble with its sick-leave plan.


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