Students and alumni of Chatham University stand outside the university entrance on Fifth Avenue and protest plans to take the university co-ed.
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Students and alumni of Chatham University stand outside the university entrance on Fifth Avenue and protest plans to take the university co-ed.

Chatham protesters asked to leave campus property

About five to 10 people protesting the university's proposal to go coed agree to relocate to Fifth Avenue.

 This image of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will be the inspiration for a statue to be erected in downtown State College. A 2001 Paterno statue was removed from the school campus in 2012; the university is not involved in the new effort.

A new Joe Paterno statue planned for State College

The statue, depicting the football coach sitting on a bench and reading a book, would be placed on property in front of The Tavern.

 Jerrell Whitlock of Hazelwood, charged with stabbing Steelers tackle Mike Adams on the South Side, is brought into police headquarters in June after being arrested in Florida.

Two different tales told at trial in stabbing of Steelers lineman Adams

The trial for three men accused of stabbing offensive lineman Mike Adams is expected to continue through the rest of the week.

 Portrait of Edith Darlington Ammon.

Garden at Point State Park will honor the woman who saved the Fort Pitt Block House

With help from the Fort Pitt Society of the D.A.R. and a legislator, Edith Darlington Ammon fought to save the historic building.

 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform at Consol Energy Center.

Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello and E Street raise the roof again at Consol

Pittsburgh got its taste of E Street Rage Tuesday night in the Boss’ first trip back to Pittsburgh in two years.

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Former Steelers physician seeks to have evidence suppressed

Dr. Richard Rydze faces 185-count indictment related to the illegal sale of performance-enhancing drugs and narcotics.

Both sides debate drilling at Deer Lakes Park

Allegheny County residents dominated another meeting of county council as many spoke for and against a plan to drill for gas at the park.



Stylebook Snapshot

Samantha Lugo with her mobile boutique, Broke Little Rich Girl.
PG style editor Sara Bauknecht maps out fashion with her new Fashion Truck Tracker.



Eyes on the eagles

One of the pair of nesting bald eagles leaves its perch along the hillside in Pittsburgh's Hays neighborhood.
Keep up with the eagle family activities via the live cam.

New! Participate in our eagle camera contest. And join the Post-Gazette for an Eagle Watch Bicycle Trip to a point near the nest site with bicycling writer Larry Walsh and a National Aviary ornithologist, April 27. Details at

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U.S. Supreme Court favors ban on race priority

The high court approves a Michigan voters' ban on race-conscious admission to state universities.

Two gubernatorial candidates woo black voters

The two other Democratic contenders, Tom Wolf and Allyson Schwartz, skipped the forum.


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Steelers exercise fifth-year option on Cam Heyward

The salary of the former first-round pick and defensive end will jump to nearly $7 million in 2015 unless he signs an extension before then.

Power play triggers more confidence for Penguins

The Penguins hope smoother, better organized power play leads to more shots and goals and less aggression from Columbus’ penalty-killers.


Highmark Inc. reports $14.9 billion in 2013 revenues

Pittsburgh-based health insurer Highmark Inc. recorded nearly $14.9 billion in total revenues in 2013, with flat income compared to 2012.

MSA Safety shares drop after earnings fall short

The Cranberry safety products company reports first-quarter sales were sharply lower than had been estimated.


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What's for Dinner: Ham, Swiss and Spinach Quiche

Real men eat quiche, especially when it includes leftover Easter ham.

Downtown library expands services for children

Downtown library expands children's services and adds a children's librarian to meet changing demographics in the Golden Triangle.


Philip Glass' 'Orphee' has contemporary spin

The Pittsburgh Opera production of Philip Glass' "Orphee," inspired by a Jean Cocteau movie of the same name, opens Saturday.

Springsteen returning for two dates in May

The Boss will be joining Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers for a two-night stand at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland.


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Yes, stay in D.C.

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Churlish and petty

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Wrong on Africa

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Corporations and us

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Campaign cash

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Kathleen Sebelius decides not to run

Oh, well, it would have made for a great Senate race in Kansas.

Help wanted: It’s time for Mayor Peduto to fill key positions

The mayor must focus on filling key administrator spots, starting with public safety director.



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