Michelle Jennings leads her fourth-grade class at Pittsburgh King on the North Side in November.
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Michelle Jennings leads her fourth-grade class at Pittsburgh King on the North Side in November.

Pittsburgh teachers’ pay schedule examined as contract talks begin

With the Pittsburgh teachers’ contract set to expire in June, talks are likely to focus on performance-based pay and other recent programs.


 People walk through the streets of New York today in a light snowfall. The National Weather Service says accumulations of 18 to 24 inches are possible by Tuesday afternoon.

Blizzard warning threatens 250-mile stretch of Northeast

“This could be a storm the likes of which we have never seen before,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said.



 “Pittsburghers are some of the friendliest people,” said Kirsten Donley of the Netherlands.

Odysseys: Dutch by birth, Pittsburgher by choice

“I knew Pennsylvania,” Kirsten of Belgium says. “I was aware of Philadelphia and its history. But Pittsburgh? No clue.”



 The living room inside the Hotel Monaco at 620 William Penn Place, Downtown.

Hotel Monaco comes with a colorful twist and a unique design

Downtown’s newest hotel, Hotel Monaco, ties together birds, Pittsburgh and the building’s history.



 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury gives up one of the seven goals he allowed Sunday night in the NHL All-Star Game at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury takes All-Star Game jeers in stride

Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury had a rough night on the ice, including boos from the Columbus crowd, but enjoyed his All-Star weekend.



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Weekend review

Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler stands on the sideline during the Steelers' wild-card game against the Ravens in January.
Defensive coordinator Keith Butler gets his chance to do more

State police raid bars, issue citations across Pittsburgh region

Joe Biden's touch endears him to Tim Murphy's family

31st Street Studios reeling in big flicks



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Animal adventures

Zookeeper Kesha Phares trains a female sea lion Jan. 13 at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.
Though the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is closed for routine repairs, the work of zookeepers never stops.

Follow along through Feb. 13 as the Post-Gazette takes a trip every Friday behind the scenes and inside the cages of Pittsburgh’s zoo animals.

First up: An up-close look at sea lion training.


Pittsburgh gas prices continue to tumble; seasonal increase in sight

The precipitous price decline that American drivers have enjoyed could slow as soon as next month, an analyst said



5 Generation Bakers finds sweet success with taste of Jenny Lee

The McKees Rocks bakery revived the Jenny Lee brand, after the company’s first iteration closed in 2010 following a devastating fire.


 



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The 89th annual Cinderella Ball held at the Omni William Penn

Natalie Bencivenga’s SEEN: The Cinderella Ball at the Omni William Penn Grand Ballroom was a flurry of excitement (and puffy white dresses).



Pittsburgh Film Office hosts pre-Oscars celebration

Lots of fun was to be had at J. Verno in the South Side where the Pittsburgh Film Office held it’s annual pre-Oscars celebration.


 


Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Jennifer Tilly

Actress and poker player Jennifer Tilly says the best female players play like men — very aggressively.



‘Glee’ actress Melissa Benoist to star in new CBS series

The new one-hour drama “Supergirl” is the latest in a flurry of TV shows based on comic book superheroes.


 

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: America’s new culture war

It is more about immigration and inequality than gays and abortion.



Lame warning: Public safety demands that alert systems be tested

Wireless Emergency Alert systems must be reliably tested for real-time use.


 

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