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 Writer Wes Craven died in his Los Angeles home of brain cancer. He was 76.
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Writer Wes Craven died in his Los Angeles home of brain cancer. He was 76.

Obituary: Wes Craven / ‘Scream’ and ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ director

The versatile filmmaker also wrote and produced features, directed for television and wrote novels.

Obituary: Paul G. Dacey / A fixture at PNC Park’s Lexus Club

Mr. Dacey, 83, of Brookline died Wednesday at St. Clair Hospital of congestive heart failure.

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Marvin Mandel, governor who fell from grace; Oliver Sacks, neurologist; Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty

Obituary: David A. Page / Business professor who valued historic preservation

Mr. Page, a Harvard Ph.D. who taught at Robert Morris University for decades, founded Regional Resources to protect historic buildings.


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Outbound Parkway West overnight closures begin tonight

Through Wednesday, outbound closures begin at 9 p.m. from the Fort Pitt Tunnel to I-79 with inbound single-lane traffic in the same area.

Parkway West reopens after construction finishes for weekend

But there’s more construction coming this week.



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