The entrance to the office of Dr. Jan Casimir Seski in Oakland. The Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority has accused Dr. Seski of being involved in an illegal bow and arrow lion hunt in April.
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The entrance to the office of Dr. Jan Casimir Seski in Oakland. The Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority has accused Dr. Seski of being involved in an illegal bow and arrow lion hunt in April.

Murrysville doctor probed in Zimbabwe lion killing

The news comes amid a continuing international furor over the killing of a lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe last month by a Minnesota dentist.

 Four fitness trackers, from left, Fitbit Force, Jawbone Up, Fitbug Orb, and the Nike FuelBand SE.

Surveillance Society: Wearable fitness devices often carry security risks

The devices log vast amounts of data, tracking number of calories burned, heart rate and sleep patterns among other information.

 To the consternation of many GOP traditionalists, the brash Donald Trump remains solidly atop the polling averages.

Preview of GOP Cleveland debate: Who will make the cut?

The averages that 17 candidates have recorded in national polls will determine which 10 get to participate.

 One Direction performs at Heinz Field Sunday night.

One Direction didn't quite fill Heinz Field but it did fill young hearts

The show departed from the usual large-scale teen-pop affair with more low-key production, but it didn’t matter, the fans were ecstatic.

 Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is swinging a hot bat lately, but is it hot enough for Clint Hurdle to make him his cleanup man?

Pirates notebook: Hurdle gets look at Kang in cleanup spot

Though Aramis Ramirez will likely return to the cleanup spot this week, manager Clint Hurdle has considered moving Jung Ho Kang there.

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Summer 2015 Dining Guide

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Restaurants reflect how Pittsburgh is changing, with so many openings pointing to a city on the rise.

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Obama approves airstrikes to defend rebels in Syria

The broader U.S. rules of engagement, approved July 31, came after rebels fighting IS were attacked by the Nusrah Front.

Toll collectors to disappear on Beaver Valley Expressway

Drivers would have two options: pay using E-ZPass or have their license plates photographed and be billed by mail.


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Lincoln Park's Rowan picks North Carolina State

Maverick Rowan had committed to Pitt before his sophomore season but re-opened his recruiting in the fall. WVU also was a finalist.

Former WPIAL star Maverick Rowan picks N.C. State

Maverick Rowan, who starred at Lincoln Park for two seasons and previously committed to Pitt, has his college destination.


Traveling robot ends trip early after being damaged in Phila.

The kid-size hitchBOT set out to travel cross-country after successfully hitchhiking across Canada in 26 days last year and parts of Europe.

Experts debate income, opportunity, fixing success ladder

Alan Krueger’s curve shows that countries with low levels of inequality have some of the highest levels of mobility and vice versa.


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Summer Safari event raises funds for the Pittsburgh Zoo

More than 2,000 party animals came out for the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s  17th annual Summer Safari, raising about $200,000..

The Compilation fashion showcase held at the Renaissance

A VIP cocktail hour, beats by DJ David Pugliano and fabulous fashions by four designers and a boutique made up the inaugural Compilation.


Style & Fashion

Back to class bags: A style for every student

Here’s a guide to school bags beyond the traditional backpack for academics at a range of ages. Think outside the bag and try something new!

Back to school shopping by the numbers

How much money are families spending to gear up for the new school year? And how are they spending it? Here’s the breakdown ...

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