TRAFFIC: North Shore parking restricted due to tonight's Pirates game

Also, the Roberto Clemente Bridge and Federal Street will close at 10 a.m. due to the Pirates game tonight.

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Candidates jockey for House Speaker Boehner's job

Jason Chaffetz is challenging heir apparent Kevin McCarthy for the U.S. House speakership.

UPMC, Highmark collide in Supreme Court

The health giants contested language in a consent decree about how Highmark’s Medicare Advantage members should be covered.

State-owned universities might get cash advances if budget impasse endures

The money would come from the State System of Higher Education's investment portfolio.


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Potential bidder on old Mars school wants to see appraisals

The Mars Area school district, under the advice of solicitor Tom King, is keeping appraisals secret on old Middlesex Elementary building.

Students uninjured in crash involving car, Pine-Richland School District bus

The bus was carrying about two dozen students when it collided with the other vehicle.



Baseball Lore: A fan’s memory of dad ties together 1960 and 2015

There’s a sense of a bond between 1960 and 2015 when it comes to Pirates and father.

Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Best route to good commuting options: Take survey

Attention commuters: Fold your kickstands, stop your engines and take the “Make My Trip Count” survey today.


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Toomey on a roll, with help from bakery

Citigroup. Blue Cross Blue Shield. JP Morgan. They rank among the most powerful economic interests in the world. Yet in the

UPDATED: McGinty pushes Toomey to bring back gun control bill

Leanne DiLorenzo, 48, leaves flowers at a memorial outside Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, October 3, 2015. (Lucy