Brewers' Ryan Braun tied the game with a home run off Pirates' Jason Grilli in the ninth inning Sunday at PNC Park.
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Brewers' Ryan Braun tied the game with a home run off Pirates' Jason Grilli in the ninth inning Sunday at PNC Park.

Khris Davis' homer leads to Pirates' 3-2 loss against the Brewers in 14th

The Pirates lost the series, three games to one. They have now lost three games in a row, five out of their previous six and eight of their


 Former Pitt quarterback Tom Savage: one of the hottest NFL draft prospects.

Inside the ascension of Pitt quarterback Tom Savage

Despite playing just one year for the Panthers, Tom Savage is rapidly rising up the quarterback rankings on NFL draft boards.



 Mayor Bill Peduto, second from right, meets with U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., with back toward camera, in January in the mayor’s office.

Peduto making presence felt

Most of Mr. Peduto's colleagues and observers gave him strong marks for his first months in office but cautioned that challenges lie ahead.



 Taking part in Workout Wednesday, a program run by Homewood Children’s Village are, from left, Kim Adams of Homewood; Kristi Burry, director of the Office of Child and Community Health for the village; Donna Bundy Ford of Wilkinsburg; Raylynn Bundy, 5, holding hands with Sandra Bundy Simmons of East Hills; and Rachel Bundy of Homewood.

Program focuses on the children of Homewood

The concept -- "it takes a village to raise a child" -- takes hold in Homewood to repair the neighborhood's social fabric.



 The Soft-Cooked Egg with Buttered Toast for Two is one of the most engaging recipes in "Egg: A Culinary Exploration of the Wrold's Most Versatile Ingredient" by Michael Ruhlman.

Dine: Cookbooks teach home cooks best

While searching for recipes online might be easy and quick, cookbooks fulfill another mission: They teach home cooks to cook.



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Boston blasts changed marathons forever

Pittsburgh's marathon has been on the front edge of the security wave, its CEO said, since a scare during the 2010 race.



Local Catholics remember two popes fondly

Many are preparing for a major celebration next Sunday, when Pope Francis presides at the canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII.


 

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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.
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Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Carter had been stricken with prostate cancer in Toronto, the New Jersey native’s adopted home.



First spa trip can get under a man's skin

Peter Leo basks in the afterglow, somewhat, of a visit to the Omni Bedford Springs spa.


 

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On the Pirates: Teams are learning the hard way what is and isn't an out

Between replay reviews and new tweaks to rules, many MLB teams must re-learn certain facets of the game that were once second nature.


 



Heinz 'derisks' pension plan

Heinz is making changes in some of its pension plans, following the trend toward shifting retirees into annuities or paying out lump sums.



Workzone: Unconventional meetings take boring out of the boardroom

Unconventional meetings have gained popularity in the last 10 to 15 years.


 



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Ukrainian orphan learned customs of her homeland when she came to Carnegie

For Eryna Honchar, learning the ancient Ukrainian tradition of pysanky was about more than coloring Easter eggs.



Maryland's homes, gardens celebrate heritage

Now in its 77th year, the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage offers a look inside some of the state's most noteworthy properties.


 

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Fracking chemicals are worth the worry

The article “Tap the Gas Under Deer Lakes” glosses over one area that scares me: the chemicals.


 


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