Kenny Chesney performs at Heinz Field as part of his No Shoes Nation tour in June 2013.
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Kenny Chesney performs at Heinz Field as part of his No Shoes Nation tour in June 2013.

Concert season a boon to the Pittsburgh economy

VisitPittsburgh estimated the Chesney show and concerts by Taylor Swift, the Rolling Stones and One Direction will generate $35.4 million.


 Rick Santorum, with wife, Karen, and daughter, Bella, 7, announces his candidacy for president Wednesday at Penn United Technologies in Cabot, Butler County.

Republican Rick Santorum launching second White House run

Courting voters who he said had been abandoned by both parties, he pledge to battle the allied abuses of big government and big business.

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  •  Sunrise student Denise Smith cries in her mother's arms when AIU board vice president Joyce Snell told her she could not address the board before it voted on staff cuts.

    AIU vote to cut 20 special education jobs draws criticism

    The cuts come from three centers Sunrise in Monroeville, Mon Valley in Jefferson Hills and Pathfinder in Bethel Park.



     Randy Cellone, president of Cellone’s Bakery, stands in the company’s Crafton-area facility.

    Cellone’s Bakery plans expansion with a new facility, new product ideas

    A few weeks ago, the company started up its first production line at a new 112,000-square-foot manufacturing site off Route 60 near Crafton.



     Steelers runningback Le'Veon Bell practices at the team's South Side facility on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

    Bettis believes Bell can develop into Steelers all-time best running back

    Jerome Bettis, no slouch himself when he was a player, thinks Le’Veon Bell can be Steelers’ all-time best running back.

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    The Long Journey Home

    A family photograph of Charles Johnston with Diana taken on an unknown date. On the back Diana wrote, "I am always thinking of you." He went missing when his B-24 bomber was shot down by the Japanese in New Guinea on April 10, 1944. It would take 70 years for his remains to be found and identified.
    A special series by the Post-Gazette follows a Pittsburgh man's journey to the other side of the Earth to fight in World War II and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found, identified and returned to the United States.

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    Summer guide to Pittsburgh

    "Flashes of Freedom" by Zambelli as seen from Grandview Avenue atop Mt. Washington.
    There's plenty to do and see around Pittsburgh during the summer.

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    As legislators gear up to hammer out next state budget, nonprofit officials gather to find out how their services may be impacted.



    Drought feared to raise food prices in Western U.S.

    Washington state has declared a drought emergency as Nevada, parts of Oregon and other Western states also deal with a lack of water.


     



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