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 Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, takes the stage Monday to address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference in Washington, D.C.
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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, takes the stage Monday to address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference in Washington, D.C.

Pittsburgh area's Jewish leaders have mixed reactions to Netanyahu

They are concerned about a GOP-Obama rift on the Israeli prime minister’s speech to Congress today.


 Vernon E. Jordan Jr., civil rights leader and former National Urban League president, speaks during a forum titled "A Half Century of Struggle and Success: A Civil Rights Retrospective," held at the University of Pittsburgh's Alumni Hall on Monday.

Civil rights leader Vernon Jordan urges audience at Pitt to keep up the fight

About 250 people attended the panel discussion on the topic of  “A Half Century of Struggle and Success: A Civil Rights Retrospective.”



Cal U fraternity president cited for disorderly conduct on premises

Michael Mackowick, 21, "had a party on the premise that spawned underage drinking, excessive noise, tumultuous behavior and fighting."



 This artist's rendering released Monday shows a view of the new U.S. Steel headquarters from the northwest. The building will occupy 2.23 acres of land just across from Consol Energy Center.

Design for new U.S. Steel headquarters honors Pittsburgh’s industrial past

Developer Clayco Realty Group plans to begin construction by fall so the five-story, 285,000-square-foot building is ready by fall 2017.


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Carlow University 'wall' encourages free speech

Young Americans for Liberty at Carlow University encouraged students to write on two outdoor poster-boards, part of a national project.



Pittsburgh tops Livability.com’s list of 10 best Downtowns

The website reviews cities such as Pittsburgh for walking conditions, cultural assets, transportation, planning and sustainable design.


 
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Irretrievably Broken

Autumn Klein and Robert Ferrante at their wedding.
Autumn Klein collapsed in her Schenley Farms home the night of April 17, 2013. Sixteen months later, on Nov. 7, 2014, Dr. Klein's husband, Robert Ferrante, was found guilty of first-degree murder. He was sentenced to life in prison on Feb. 4.

In our Irretrievably Broken series, the Post-Gazette tells the story of Robert and Autumn, their lives together, the decline of their marriage and the loss that came from her death.

Chapter 1: Early lives

Chapter 2: Together in Boston

Chapter 3: Life in Pittsburgh

Chapter 4: The jury deliberates

Chapter 5: The sentencing

Chapter 6: Losing Autumn



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