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 Erika Bethune, left, 9 and her friend Alydia Monnin-Hicks, 10, both of Brookline, explore Jenna Boyles’ “Space Sheep” on Saturday at the Children's Museum on the North Side.
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Erika Bethune, left, 9 and her friend Alydia Monnin-Hicks, 10, both of Brookline, explore Jenna Boyles’ “Space Sheep” on Saturday at the Children's Museum on the North Side.

Art exhibits made to teach children a 'tough' challenge while learning

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh offers “Tough Art” that can stand up to kids.

 The Steelers' James Harrison takes down the Chiefs' Jamaal Charles on a fourth-down try near the end of the second quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Tomlin: Steelers 'relatively healthy' going into prime-time tilt with Bengals

Tomlin said the Steelers’ approach won’t change on Sunday just because an AFC North title is on the line.

 Pittsburgh is part of a lawsuit against Act 192, which started as a measure penalizing the theft of metals like copper and aluminum. The anti-gun-ordinance provisions were added in the last days of the 2013-2014 legislative session.

Western Pennsylvania governments rethinking their gun-control ordinances

Local municipalities are giving up their gun ordinances, even as lawyers prepare to argue over whether they have a right to pass them.

 Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner speaks today about a recent audit performed on a county contract with Tennessee-based Corizon Health Inc.

Allegheny County controller calls for improvements in jail medical care

Controller Chelsa Wagner said medical problems at the jail have continued since Corizon Health Inc. took over health care in September 2013.

 General manager Neal Huntington and the Pirates have made PNC Park more appealing for potential free agents.

Huntington, Pirates make PNC Park a destination for free agents

Back-to-back playoff appearances have thrust the Pirates back in the spotlight, and executives believe Pittsburgh is becoming a destination.

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Is that big rig road worthy?

An overturned rig and its load lay along I-79 south of the Portersville exit in January 2008.
More than 14,000 people have died in big-rig truck accidents nationwide since 2009, and a patchwork system of safety keeps dangerous trucks on the road.

How does enforcement in Pennsylvania compare with the rest of the nation? Find out here.



PG Interactive: A Wide View

The Smithfield Street Bridge, opened in 1883, is a National Historic Landmark. On its northern end, the bridge connects with Fort Pitt Boulevard.
The Golden Triangle is truly a sight to see, especially under the nighttime sky.

Follow along here as the Post-Gazette's Steve Mellon captures wide view images of people, landmarks, bridges and more in Downtown Pittsburgh throughout the holiday season.

Sports »

Three more Pens players tested for mumps

Center Brandon Sutter, winger Steve Downie and goalie Thomas Greiss have returned to Pittsburgh to be tested for the disease.

Penguins goalie Fleury named NHL's No 3 'star of the week'

Fleury was 3-0, with a .99 goals-against average, .971 save percentage and one shutout, which pushed his league-leading total to six.


Allegheny Health Network, Johns Hopkins expand clinical partnership

The collaboration expands upon a cancer research and oncology service partnership that was signed over the summer.

Gas prices continue to drop in Pittsburgh region

That means prices are 63.7 cents a gallon lower than a year ago, and 29.3 cents below what drivers were paying a month ago.


Grammy-winning singer Joe Cocker dies at 70

The singer was known for his cover of the Beatles’ “With A Little Help From My Friends” and his memorable Woodstock performance.

Carnegie Museum curator Byers leaves for Boston position

He led the department of contemporary and modern art at the Carnegie beginning in 2009.


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George F. Will: State attorneys general are revitalizing federalism

Oklahoma’s AG and others are working to restore restraint in federal government.

Vague and costly: Lavelle’s housing terms could hurt development

The Pittsburgh Planning Commission made the wrong decision when members voted in favor of a new requirement for housing developments.


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