Andrew Beck, 13, left, and David Luoni, 15, test their strength Friday in an arm-wrestling bout at Assumption School in Bellevue.
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Andrew Beck, 13, left, and David Luoni, 15, test their strength Friday in an arm-wrestling bout at Assumption School in Bellevue.

School partnership creates a bond stronger than students’ disabilities

Students from the Assumption School and The Day School at the Children’s Institute have a special bond.


 Monroeville Police Chief K. Douglas Cole said that more than 500 young adults showed up at Winghart's around midnight on Friday for a party.

Police respond to disturbance at Monroeville restaurant; gunshots fired

Monroeville Police Chief K. Douglas Cole said 20 area police departments responded to word of the shooting.



 A look at the Pitt Blue-Gold Game crowd about 30 minutes prior to kickoff today at Highmark Stadium.

Blue team tops Gold as Pitt wraps up spring practice at Highmark Stadium

The prize for the winning team? A steak and lobster dinner.



 Rep. Bill Shuster

Legislation tainted by Rep. Bill Shuster's relationship with airline lobbyist, critics say

By night, the House Transportation chairman wined and dined a top airline lobbyist whose employer was a big campaign donor.



 Pat McKenna, fiscal director at HOPE Center, brings her three rescue dogs to work. Pugs Pani, left, and Annabelle race around her office as Bridget, a maltese mix watches.

Pet Tales: Battered women can bring their pets to Tarentum shelter

Domestic violence emergency shelter lets families bring their dogs and cats with them.



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Getting you ready for Craft Beer Week

Larry Roberts/Post-Gazette 20150407 brew craft food batz -- At the press briefing for Pittsburgh Craft Brew Week, two men in the brewing trade choose different tipples before the 11:00 a.m. start, April 7, 2015. Brandon McCarthy, left, the brewmaster for Rock Bottom Brewery chose a cup of coffee while Andy Kwiatkowski (cq), right, head brewer at Hitchhiker, hoisted a beer.
Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week, the region's annual showcase of its craft beer industry, is underway. The PG helps get you ready in the latest edition of Beer Me and at Post-Gazette.com.

Beer Me's Mike Pound visits a few locations taking part in the festivities, which run through April 26, and highlights some of the events scheduled for the upcoming days. Bob Batz previews the week and details the collaboration beers made for the event.

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Dispatches from Holland


Follow along on the Gardening with Doug blog as the PG's Doug Oster and 26 other travelers take the Tulip River Cruise of Holland and Belgium.

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Shippers look to the rivers to move more freight

Containers — multicolored units that look like railroad boxcars without the wheels — aren’t typically shipped on rivers. That may change.



Penn Hills, Woodland Hills won’t take Wilkinsburg students

The Wilkinsburg district is set to meet officials of Pittsburgh Public Schools, also a bordering district, later this month.


 



Peduto says 'good enough' no longer acceptable standard for Pittsburgh development

He wants neighborhoods to be more involved. At the ex-LTV site, “stop calling it Almono and start calling it Hazelwood,” the mayor said.



Endeka Entertainment seeks more time for Lawrence Downs racetrack casino plan

The racetrack casino proposal for Lawrence County is on life support, but its developers still want a few more months to find new investors.


 



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Gervasi Winery in Canton nurtures an elegant retreat

Gervasi Vineyard and Winery, a bit of Italian luxury in northeastern Ohio — just a little more than a two-hour drive from Pittsburgh.



Renovation Inspiration Contest: A leap of faith in Bloomfield

A real estate agent trusted his designer to create a rustic, open space on the second floor of a row house in Bloomfield.


 



Concert review: A Honeck flavored program

Manfred Honeck was joined by his brother, Rainer, concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic, for Friday night’s Pittsburgh Symphony concert.



That's a wrap for KDKA-TV weatherman Dennis Bowman

April showers usher out KDKA-TV retiring meteorologist Dennis Bowman.


 

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Dueling neighbors: It’s time for mediation in a Shadyside bed-and-breakfast dispute

Former Steelers lineman Chukky Okobi has a large tent on the property that he would like to continue offering for social events.



Celebrity meltdown: ESPN’s Britt McHenry got only a slap for vile behavior

She got a one-week suspension for an offense -- hurling insults at a towing company clerk -- that demands stiffer punishment.


 

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