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


 Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto laughs last night as the PNC Park crowd calls his name. During a playoff game last season, crowd noise caused him to drop the baseball.

Cueto helps Reds sail past Pirates, 4-1

Cincinnati got four hits off Edinson Volquez in the seventh and went on to the win behind a masterful complete game by pitcher Johnny Cueto.



 Pope John XXIII takes a walk on April 15, 1963 along the terrace of a ninth-century tower in the Vatican gardens.

Spirit of Pope John XXIII lives on in Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Sunday is scheduled to proclaim John XXIII a saint -- along with Pope John Paul II.



 Participants at an anti-fracking rally last weekend at Deer Lakes Park.

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.



U.S. Supreme Court favors ban on race priority

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



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A new Joe Paterno statue planned for University Park

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



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


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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.

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Two gubernatorial candidates woo black voters

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



Woman, 24, dies in Wilkinsburg crash

Christina Graham-Pinkney was a passenger in a vehicle that collided with another vehicle around 1:30 a.m. on Robinson Boulevard.


 

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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.


 



Thermo Fisher Scientific reports revenue of $3.9 billion

Earnings per share grew 112 percent to $1.53 compared with the same period a year ago.



South Hills Village to see new food court, entrances, retailers

The mall has committed to its first renovation in two decades, promising to be done by the holidays.


 





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.



Silver Eye auctioning photos in biennial fundraising event

Silver Eye Center for Photography will put pictures from 33 photographers on the block Sunday for its benefit auction & brunch.


 

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Yes, stay in D.C.

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Churlish and petty

about 11 hours ago

Wrong on Africa

about 11 hours ago

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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