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Macy Toronjo trains on the balance beam Wednesday in preparation for the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships that kick off today at Consol Energy Center.

 The former Tom Ayoob's building along Smallman Street is the proposed site of a new retail and residential site.

More changes in the works for the Strip District

A developer wants to turn the site of a former produce warehouse on Smallman Street into a residential/retail complex, and possibly a hotel.



 Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, along with several local insurers, announced the launch of an outpatient recovery center for pregnant women.

Magee-Womens, insurers launch recovery center for pregnant addicts

The move comes at a time when heroin use and prescription drug abuse have reached epidemic levels.



 Josh Harrison congratulates Gaby Sanchez for hitting a walk-off sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to beat the Braves at PNC Park Wednesday night.

Walk-off victory caps Cole’s return to Pirates rotation

Gaby Sanchez drives in winning run in the ninth inning with a sacrifice fly, ends seven-game losing streak.



 Angel Butler, left, and Zyier Gibson, students at Sunnyside Elementary School in Stanton Heights, enjoy lunch.

Pittsburgh Public Schools to offer free lunches to all students

The school district already provides free breakfasts for all students.



 Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount.

Steelers RBs Bell, Blount face marijuana charges

Le’Veon Bell, 22, and LeGarrette Blount, 27, are expected to be charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession, Ross police said.



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Pigskin memories: Scholastic football teaches players about more than the gridiron

One veteran sports writer shares his fond memories of the scholastic football of his youth.



Zappala seeking review of evidence in robbery cases

District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. says the goal of the move is to protect the integrity of prosecutions.


 

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Gridiron memories


As the high school football season kicks into action, one veteran sports writer shares his fond memories of the scholastic teams of his youth. Read more about it in our special suburban edition.


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Remembering Sophie

In August 2007, former Pittsburgh Mayor Sophie Masloff gave an interview in her Squirrel Hill apartment just four months before her 90th birthday.
From her baseball vision to her passion and love for Pittsburgh, former Mayor Sophie Masloff, who died Sunday at age 96, was "the embodiment of our city."

* Slideshow: Sophie through the years

* Video: Pittsburghers reflect on former mayor

* Favorite grandmother: Mrs. Masloff captured city's heart

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Pittsburgh grandmothers band together, whip up anti-HPV push

An international “Grandmother Power” movement is giving grandmothers a new role as activists in local communities.



Commission examines Pennsylvania school funding

Speakers noted the difficulty of reaching a formula that could fairly distribute state money to the many types of schools in Pennsylvania.


 

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Second-year Steelers receiver still an unknown factor

Markus Wheaton is showing a huge improvement over last year, but he remains one of the biggest questions on the offense.



Male gymnasts perform in shadow of their female counterparts

“People think gymnastics, and they think little girls in leotards, powerful and graceful, they forget about our side,” Jonathan Horton said.


 



Chief Financial Officer says UPMC is holding its own

UPMC is well positioned going into the final months of its contract with Highmark, as it continues to gain share in a shrinking market.



Money managers say small firms can yield big returns

Size does matter when it comes to publicly traded companies.


 



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Agriculture and suburbia find common ground

In sight of the malls and shopping centers of Upper St. Clair, a community garden thrives.



Miriam's Garden: Powering up with plants

"Plant-Powered For Life," is a workbook, a collection of actionable steps to help readers eat more healthfully.


 



Country trio, Lady Antebellum, prepares for a new album

Lady A’s fifth proper album, due Sept. 30, is “747” and is off to an auspicious start with “Bartender.”



Kiss is back on the road after a rocky start to 2014

Paul Stanley explains why Kiss is the real deal.


 

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