The Pirates' Gregory Polanco scores Friday against the Rockies. See the complete photo slideshow from the game in the article.
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The Pirates' Gregory Polanco scores Friday against the Rockies. See the complete photo slideshow from the game in the article.

Polanco's bat, arm lead Pirates to 5-3 victory over Rockies

Winners for the 13th time in their past 16 games, the Pirates climbed to a season-high 29 games over .500.


 A view of the Almono redevelopment site near Hazelwood from the 1980s with the Birmingham Bridge and Pittsburgh skyline in the background. Once a sprawling coke works, in recent years a consortium of some of the region's leading foundations has been working on proposals to build as many as 1,200 housing units and more than 2 million square feet of office and research and development space at the 178-acre site.

Pittsburgh seeking money for transit link between Oakland, Hazelwood development site

At first, rubber-tire shuttles would operate through the corridor, and they might be driverless.



 Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane departs after her preliminary hearing Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at the Montgomery County courthouse in Norristown, Pa.

Disciplinary board seeks Attorney General Kane’s law license

Kathleen Kane has 10 days to respond and make the case as to why she should be able to keep her license.



 Steelers LB Arthur Moats works on technique during training camp last month at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Steelers stability gratifies outside linebacker Arthur Moats

Outside linebacker Arthur Moats faces his former team, Buffalo, tonight, but he seems more excited about the Steelers’ stability.



 The racing action continues into darkness on Saturday nights at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial.

Dirt track competitors heat up the course at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway

Watching the races at Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial is loud, dirty ... and a lot of fun.



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Office complex planned near Pittsburgh International Airport

The plans include office buildings with up to 100,000 square feet each and another office/flex building up to 100,000 square feet in size.



Pittsburgh Civil War soldier’s descendants gather for his overdue honors

Charles Kimpel finally received the military honors he was due as a Civil War veteran 125 years after his death.


 

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Setting the SEEN stomps into Pittsburgh Winery


In the spirit of harvest season, SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga + style editor Sara Bauknecht visit Pittsburgh Winery in the Strip Districtto learn how to make wine the old-fashioned way in advance of the venue's Grape Stomp event.

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A WIDE VIEW LOOK AT BACK TO SCHOOL

Gabrielle Johnson-Thomas writes on a whiteboard during her first day of kindergarten at Manchester Academic Charter on August 26, 2015.
Recess, whiteboard and waiting in straight lines -- welcome back to school!

Students in the Pittsburgh region headed back to the classrooms this week, and several of the Post-Gazette's visual journalists were there to capture their returns.

Browse our wide view images from the first days of school across the area, and upload your own moments and memories on our MyBurgh page.

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Europe reels from more migrant deaths on land and sea

Reports arose of 150 drownings and news that far more migrant corpses had been found crammed in an abandoned truck than first thought.



Appeals court deals blow to lawsuit over NSA’s bulk phone data collection

The panel’s ruling also reversed a ban on the NSA’s collection that had been imposed by a district court judge in December 2013.


 



McDonald’s, Tyson Foods drop farm after videotape shows animal cruelty

McDonald’s Corp. and Tyson Foods have severed ties with a farm where workers were videotaped stabbing, clubbing and stomping on chickens.



Stocks close flat Friday after a volatile week

U.S. stocks ended the week with a whimper, letting investors breathe a little easier after a week of extreme highs and lows.


 



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Stylebook: FGI Pittsburgh announces new board members, next event

Plus, charity fashion shows, made-to-measure suits trunk show at Larrimor’s, a workshop for models in the making and more fashion news.



Greene County farm is a testament to plants' toughness, her smart choices

Clare Horner’s winning Greene County garden was constructed with a backbone of hardy plants that survive nicely on little TLC.


 

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First Person / On the sandlot: I learned life lessons on a neighborhood field

It is said that the Battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton.



Shoot ’em up USA: Americans must rethink their attitudes on guns

If you get the feeling that a multiple shooting makes headlines every day, you’re right.


 

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