Jordan Akins of UCF is tackled by Penn State's Jesse Della Valle during the Croke Park Classic American Football match in Dublin, Ireland.
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Jordan Akins of UCF is tackled by Penn State's Jesse Della Valle during the Croke Park Classic American Football match in Dublin, Ireland.

Penn State tops Central Florida 26-24 with last-second field goal

Penn State won a thrilling season opener with a 36-yard field goal as time expired in front of a raucous 55,000-strong crowd in Ireland.


Pitt, Pirates games and Rib Fest spell North Shore parking problems today

Drivers who have not prepaid will not even be allowed to enter the North Shore after 2 p.m.



 James Harrison

Former Steelers linebacker Harrison announces retirement

“My love for my family and the need to be there for them outweighs my desire to play the game,” Harrison wrote on Facebook.



 Ranger Brian Reedy, chief of interpretation, leads visitors on a basement to attic tour of the Gallatin house in Fayette County.

Tour unlocks history as they explore the nooks and crannies of the Albert Gallatin homestead

This historic Fayette County home was built in 1789 by Albert Gallatin, U.S. secretary of the treasury to Presidents Jefferson and Madison.



Larry Walsh on biking: Rail-trail deals that are hard to beat

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad offers cyclists a hard-to-beat rail-trail experience.





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Pittsburgh is nation's 19th-most liberal city, study finds

The Steel City leans, if even just a bit, further left than the Mile High City. Yes, you read that right, er, correctly.



Congregation rallies around Allentown church after fire

Those in the Pittsburgh neighborhood said Hilltop United Methodist Church is as much a place to gather as it is a place of worship.


 

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In this week's "Setting the SEEN," Post-Gazette SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht get the inside scoop on RiverLife's upcoming Party at the Pier: Gold and Glam event at the Rivers Casino riverfront.

Need help sprucing up your style with some sparkle? ModCloth has created wardrobe inspiration boards for the event and styled Natalie and Sara for the day!

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West Hardies Road to reopen tonight in Hampton

West Hardies Road in Hampton, which has been closed since July 21, is scheduled to reopen tonight, weather permitting.



Wolf says he would consider a traditional Medicaid expansion

Democratic nominee for governor took a tour Friday of the Bidwell Training Center on the North Side.


 

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Steelers' youth movement officially arrives

For the first time in 26 years, the top picks from the past two drafts will start on defense in the season opener.



Pirates notebook: Good and bad from Charlie Morton's rehab start

Pirates say plenty to like from pitchers outing in Altoona but not decision yet on when he will come off the disabled list.


 



McCandless residents fight township's approval of Wal-Mart store

Residents who say township left them in the dark are appealing the McCandless council’s approval for a new Super Center.



Business Forum: Are China and Russia ‘irresponsible’ traders?

Whatever our hopes may have been, China and Russia have been irresponsible since joining the WTO. And they are getting away with it.


 



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Garden Q&A: Take your time when choosing a tree

Because trees last for decades, special care must be taken when selecting, planting and maintaining them during their lifetime.



Sound installation at Phipps teaches visitors to pay attention

Iowa artist, composer captures the sounds of Pittsburgh in installation you can hear at Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes.


 

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