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Erin Brunner is led by her dog, Buddy, as she and other fans attended a Pirates game Tuesday evening during Pup Night at PNC Park.

 Emergency crews work the scene of a head-on crash in Ligonier that killed a Ligonier Township police officer Tuesday.

Questions remain over Ligonier crash that killed police lieutenant, injured K-9

The communities of Ligonier township and borough are mourning the death of 40-year-old Lt. Eric Eslary in the Route 30 head-on crash.

 “Treadmill injuries actually are quite common,” said Louis H. Alarcon, medical director of trauma surgery at UPMC Presbyterian.

Pittsburgh doctors weigh in on dangers of treadmills

Experts warn of the high risk of using the exercise machines in light of the death of a Facebook executive’s husband.

 The Allegheny County Council Tuesday rejected a plan to start posting health inspection grades on restaurant doors.

Controversial restaurant health-grading plan rejected

The measure requiring restaurants to post A-B-C letter grades on health inspections failed in a 12-1 vote of Allegheny County Council.

 Sgt. Greiner will be awarded the Silver Star in North Carolina today for displaying "extraordinary bravery and complete disregard for his own safety.

North Hills native to receive Silver Star for heroics in Afghanistan

Air Force Tech Sgt. Matthew Greiner and two others will receive medals today for their roles in protecting 80 comrades in September.

 Mint Chocolate Icebox Cake from "Icebox Cakes: Recipes for the Coolest Cakes in Town" by Jean Sagendorph and Jessie Sheehan.

What's the coolest confection in town? Icebox cakes

Whipped cream and cookies and wafers magically transform into luscious treats.

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Peduto lobbies for municipal pension reform in Harrisburg

The Pittsburgh mayor acknowledges he erred in criticizing Democratic legislators.

Pittsburgh needs 21,000 affordable homes, task force reports

Report gives new Affordable Housing Task Force daunting numbers to chip away at in housing crisis.



Editorial board endorsements

Who will you vote for? Read a series of candidate endorsements by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board for contested races ahead of the May 19 primary.

An index to coverage of courts, council and school board races


Sports »

Steelers draft three defensive backs for first time in 20 years

Steelers kept their focus on productivity when they uncharacteristically picked three defensive backs in the same draft.

Pirates notebook: Hurdle not worried about resting McCutchen

Pirates notebook: Manager said resting McCutchen was not “a concerning area right now.”...  Morton to make rehabilitation start Friday.


Life »

The man behind "Man Made Meals"

Steven Raichlen’s latest cookbook is a swell one for both new and accomplished cooks, and for both men and women, too

Bread: Experimenting with sprouted and whole grains

Peter Rhinehart’s “Bread Revolution” includes some non-traditional advice and methods


Opinion »

In praise of Kathleen Kane

She’s doing a good job, despite what you read in the papers.

Punitive ban: Felons deserve more access to health care jobs

the longer a person goes without a repeat offense, the more likely it is that he has turned his life around permanently.


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