Russell Martin tips his cap to fans after recording an out in his final at-bat Wednesday night in the Pirates' 8-0 loss to the Giants at PNC Park.
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Russell Martin tips his cap to fans after recording an out in his final at-bat Wednesday night in the Pirates' 8-0 loss to the Giants at PNC Park.

Offseason is next important stretch for Pirates

While the season ended on a sour note at PNC Park, Pirates owner Bob Nutting is optimistic about the future.


 A young fan shows his support for the Pirates.

Giants take wind from fans’ sails at PNC Park

The disappointment that will engulf Pittsburgh this morning is a sign that the Pirates are now operating in the game’s higher stratosphere.

  • Watching from the cheap seats



  •  Highmark headquarters at Fifth Avenue Place.

    Highmark offerings for 2015 use tiers, cost reductions

    On the first day of the annual open enrollment period, Highmark made public its offerings for the 2015 post-UPMC era.



     A FedEx Ground truck driver drives past trailers being unloaded from within at a FedEx Ground facility in Woodbridge, N.J.

    FedEx Ground distribution center planned for Butler County

    Jackson is close to approving construction on a 305,000-square-foot building near Interstate 79.



     Carnegie Mellon University senior Chrissy O'Leary and engineering major Adam Stoler lead prospective students and their parents on a tour of the CMU campus last summer.

    Education Planning Guide: College students deliver real-world advice

    From how to pick a school to off-campus living tips to how to find financial aid: Listen to peers with a degree of experience.



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    The prescription problem

    The DEA has approved changes to the scheduling classification of hydrocodone, set to take effect Monday, to halt misuse of the drug.
    In an effort to halt misuse of the drug, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration has approved changes to the scheduling classification of hydrocodone, set to take effect Monday.

    But the changes have some pharmacists concerned. Read more about it in our special suburban edition.

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    Top workplaces


    The Post-Gazette once again partnered with WorkplaceDynamics, a Philadelphia-based employee survey firm, to determine the Pittsburgh region's Top Workplaces. Click here to check out their stories.

    You can also explore this map to see where the region's Top Workplaces are located, view the winners alphabetically and get in-depth information about each company.

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    PennDOT revises Parkway West detour; first closure tonight

    Traffic will be required to exit at Green Tree. The previous detour called for traffic to exit at Parkway Center.



    Traffic restrictions possible today on Mt. Lebanon Boulevard

    Work will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Roycroft Avenue and Castle Shannon Boulevard.


     



    Top Workplaces discover the 'secret' to a content workforce

    Employee autonomy and recognition of performance were two attributes of many winners among this year's Top Workplaces.



    Pittsburgh airport-area development exceeding expectations

    In the last 24 months, Chaska and Continental Real Estate Companies have built three offices. On Wednesday, construction began on a fourth.


     



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    Appreciating the underappreciated pear

    No disrespect to apples, but pears are as sweet and delicious a fruit as you will encounter in the fall.



    Breaking the Yom Kippur fast

    After services, most families go home to break the fast with a simple, light, dairy meal that starts with a cool drink or a few grapes.


     

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