World War II veteran Rodman Wilson, of Weare, N.H., asks a question of Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, during a campaign event at Generals Sports Bar and Grill, Thursday, in Weare, N.H.
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World War II veteran Rodman Wilson, of Weare, N.H., asks a question of Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, during a campaign event at Generals Sports Bar and Grill, Thursday, in Weare, N.H.

Devoutness doesn't resonate as strongly in New Hampshire as it did in Iowa

Candidates step out of the pews and into the bars ahead of the nation’s first primary in 2016.

 OxyContin pills are shown in this February 2001 file photo.

Opioid overdoses epidemic here, county medical examiner says

Of 246 opioid overdose deaths in the county last year, heroin was found in 209 cases, fentanyl in 99 and alpha-Methylfentanyl in 20 cases.

 Former Steelers guard Alan Faneca and linebacker Kevin Greene are among the 15 candidates under consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame at tonight's annual meeting.

Former Steelers guard Alan Faneca awaits word on Hall of Fame

Former Steelers guard Alan Faneca will learn tonight if he makes the Pro Football Hall of Fame on his first chance.

 Leechburg Area High School basketball coach Damian Davies runs the team through practice in this March 7, 2007, file photo.

Allegations of basketball team hazing shock Leechburg residents

The Leechburg school board will meet Tuesday to discuss the allegations as well as the option of hiring an investigator.

 The 2017 game between the Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers is expected to be part of the NHL’s “Stadium Series,” rather than a Winter Classic game.

Penguins, Flyers planning home-and-home series of outdoors games

The first likely is at Heinz Field in 2017, with another to follow – probably two years later – in Philadelphia.

 Alice Schepp, chairman of the Steel City Kitties cat show, holds Coopurr, her Maine coon, at her home in South Fayette.

Pet Tales: Cats take center stage at Steel City Kitties show

Think your pet could be a therapy cat? Or maybe you want to meet well-mannered cats. Either way, you’ll love the Steel City Kitties show.

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 McKeesport Councilman Corey Sanders leaves the office of Common Pleas Judge Joseph M. James on Friday.

Hearing for McKeesport councilman rescheduled

Sanders was convicted in 1993 of felony drug offenses, which the DA’s office said disqualifies him from holding elected office.

 Joy Braunstein.

Beleaguered Humane Society chief steps down

Joy Braunstein served as director of the Holocaust Center of Greater Pittsburgh for several years before being hired in January 2015.


BIG Beer choices

In the new episode of "Beer Me" Mike Pound visits "Smallman Galley" in the Strip District.


Pittsburghers couldn’t get enough of the new Greater Pittsburgh Airport in 1952.

Read about it in "The Digs"

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 A campaign staffer for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton adjusts signs outside the Verizon Wireless Center before the 2016 McIntyre Shaheen 100 Club Celebration on Friday in Manchester, N.H.

Bernie, Hillary get big cheers at Democrats' dinner

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton tout many of the same goals as New Hampshire primary looms.

 Pope Francis attends his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday.

Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet for first time in history

The meeting between the pope and Patriarch Kirill will be the first ever between the leaders of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches.

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Louisville imposes ban of postseason

Cardinals take self-imposed tournament ban as President James Ramsey said an investigation revealed violations did occur in a sex scandal.

Penn-Trafford tops rival Norwin

High school basketball: Sophomore guard converts two free throws with three seconds for 74-72 victory in WPIAL Class AAAA Section 1.

 For the estimated 10 million self-employed Americans, health insurance post-ACA has provided a wider array of health plan choices. At the same time, it has sometimes created hefty financial and administrative headaches for the sole proprietor.

Self-employed who are ineligible for Affordable Care Act subsidies worry about costs

Some who make too much to qualify for health insurance subsidy say the Affordable Care Act is increasingly unaffordable for them.

 Houses on Chesterfield Street in Oakland. Northwood Realty had challenged the accuracy of the listings on national real estate website Zillow but says the issues have been addressed.

Northwood Realty listings to appear again on Zillow

The company pulled its listings from the site due to inaccurate and outdated information used to calculate home values in region.

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Peter McKay: Barbie gets real, but what about Ken?

Now that we have more realistic version of Mattel’s standard-bearer female doll, here’s a few more lifelike Kens.

 Orange Beef is a great way to start off the Chinese New Year, which starts Monday.

Let's eat: Orange Beef

A classic American-Chinese dish gets an update for the Chinese New Year.

 Jacques Henri Lartigue captures his brother, Maurice, aka "Zissou," floating in a lake. "Fast Cars and Femmes Fatales: The Photographs of Jacques Henri Lartigue" opens today at The Frick and runs through May .15.

Joie de vivre: Lartique captures France's fast cars, faster women

In “Fast Cars and Femmes Fatales” at The Frick Pittsburgh art museum, Jacques Henri Lartigue focuses on France’s Belle Epoque.

Frick sets up programs for 'Fast Cars' exhibit

Programs, film series, lectures and other activities will complement the new exhibit featuring the photographs of Jacques Henri Lartigue.

Opinion »

 House along the Louisiana bayou

First Person: Down on the bayou

There’s not much of Squirrel Hill in the Louisiana Delta.

Let’s get tiny?: A small home in Garfield makes a big splash

The tiny house at 223 N. Atlantic Ave. may stand as an inflection point in Pittsburgh’s evolving urban landscape.

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