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The "Wheel of Light" at Point State Park is one of the many attractions featured as part of this weekend's EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta. The 90-foot-tall Ferris wheel can carry up to 96 people.

 Mr. Wolf and House Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, said new meetings would begin next week. Aides said the meetings Monday would include only staff.

Pennsylvania's governor, legislators plan new round of budget talks

Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, and the Republican majorities in the House and Senate brought starkly opposing ideas to the bargaining table.

 Illustrator Walter Cumming and his Malamute Tanook take a break near the sign posts at Weverton Cliffs along the Appalachian Trail near Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Twenty years on, revisiting the Appalachian Trail

Twenty years after a group of journalists hiked the Appalachian Trail end to end, the trail is different in many ways, but still the same.

 "The application is an early step in the bidding process," Steelers president Art Rooney II said in a statement.

Steelers exploring bid to host 2023 Super Bowl

President Art Rooney met with Mayor Bill Peduto Wednesday morning to talk about the team’s bid to host Super Bowl LVII.

 Math teacher Ro Casciato, center, goes over a calculus problem with Pittsburgh Allderdice High School juniors Dawill Holc, 17, and Sofia Vidic, 17, in May.

Pittsburgh public school teachers earn higher grades in new ratings

Combined, 97.1 percent of the teachers received distinguished or proficient ratings compared to 96.9 percent the prior year.

 This circa 1775 Chinese porcelain 'tobacco leaf' saucer dish, was one of the many items up for auction at Christie's. Its estimated value is $4,000 to 6,000.

Christie's auction of Scaife's estate nets nearly $4 million

The top sellers included $347,000 for a large inlaid cabinet and $102,500 for an 18th-century bookcase.

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Groups targeting Hazelwood litter

Volunteers have collected nearly 50 tons of trash in Hazelwood alone this year.

Search to resume for man missing in Ohio River

The man saved a teenager who was struggling in the river before he went under near the Monaca boat launch.



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Summer 2015 Dining Guide

Bacalao en Aceite with cauliflower catalan, left, Cynar cured Laural Hill Trout with rose pickled rhubarb, artichoke chips and honey-pepper honey by Aaron Hoskins at Cure in Lawrenceville.
Restaurants reflect how Pittsburgh is changing, with so many openings pointing to a city on the rise.

In that spirit, the Post-Gazette’s 2015 summer dining guide is focused on that growth. Click here to explore reviews, photos and more about some of the hottest spots to dine in the coming months.

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Farmers Markets

Baskets of strawberries for sale at the farmers market in Market Square.
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West Carson Street to close for several hours tonight

The inbound closure extends from Stanhope to Corliss streets while crews test electrical systems.

IAEA chief heads to key talks in Iran

The U.N. nuclear watchdog chief’s visit to Tehran is intended to seek a plan to examine Iran’s past nuclear program experiments.


Preview: Boys of Zummer Tour features Wiz Khalifa, Fall Out Boy

Rap and rock have mixed before, but it was still a head turner when Wiz Khalifa and Fall Out Boy announced their joint tour.

What's new to DVD this week

“Get Hard” “While We’re Young” and “The Gunman” hit store shelves.


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