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 Gov. Tom Wolf said he is open to expanding the availability of wine and beer into more locations, such as supermarkets.
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Gov. Tom Wolf said he is open to expanding the availability of wine and beer into more locations, such as supermarkets.

Wolf vetoes GOP liquor privatization bill

The governor’s veto of the high-profile Republican priority comes after Tuesday veto of a GOP-crafted state budget.


 President Barack Obama and 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush both tweeted that green peas have no place in guacamole.

Don't declare a war on peas! PG food editor tries 'controversial' guac recipe

President Barack Obama and presidential candidate Jeb Bush even chimed in, noting peas have no place in guacamole.



 Crew workers from Interstate Amusements of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., install the "Wheel of Light," in Point State Park on June 30, 2015. The attraction will be open to the public Thursday thru Sunday and cost $5 per ride.

Three Rivers Regatta takes over the Point this weekend

America’s largest inland regatta is back on Pittsburgh’s shores for its 38th year.



 The Tako -- grilled octopus, harissa aioli, preserved lemons, mizuna and pickled red onion prepared at Tako on Sixth Avenue Downtown.

On the Table: Tako reaches out to the adventurous

Tako Downtown offers a top-notch staff and creative dishes.



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Great Gardens Contest


When we asked for spring garden photos, we expected tulips, maybe rhododendrons. But Georgia Killcrece of Shaler has a koi pond, above, that's just as pretty as any spring flower.

The deadlines are July 20 for summer gardens and Sept. 21 for fall/year-round. Submit your entry.




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