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Former Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall's agent Mike McCartney said via Twitter that Mendenhall is retiring at 26 after six seasons.
No other region in Pittsburgh has such a strong collective identity. But bizarrely, no other quadrant is treated like the North Side.
Precisely what is the value of now ubiquitous media violence?
One aspect of the transportation bill was the inclusion of $35 million earmarked for the state’s Dirt and Gravel Roads Program.
Columnist George F. Will gives us shameless politicization of the serious international crisis in Ukraine instead of quiet analysis.
Today's teachers must compete with cell phones, tablets and iPads for students' attention.
The emphasis on sports throughout our education system is appalling.
“Pastoral Challenges of the Family” repeatedly prefaces the various findings by saying how lay people are ignorant of church teachings.
Obama is dealing with Putin reasonably but looks weak on the homefront.
Some conservatives are simply repackaging the same ideas.
The agency’s aggressive partisanship surely goes higher up than Lois Lerner.
Do any rational people think the behavior of children is not affected by watching videos day after day that depict murder and mayhem?
King’s three surviving children are locked in a fight over the fate of the Nobel Peace Prize he won in 1964 and his traveling Bible.
Ambassador Joao Vale de Almeida didn’t hesitate to address sensitive topics, including Ukraine.
The locks and dams that keep barges running to the benefit of nearly 200,000 regional jobs have been deteriorating for want of repairs.
Although where ‘here’ is, I’m not really sure, explains writer WALTER G. MEYER
Cheaper natural gas is boosting the American economy, especially manufacturing, write analysts HAROLD L. SIRKIN and MICHAEL ZINSER
Facts that speak for themselves.
Time waits for no player in the NFL, not even well-respected and big-hearted former Steelers linebacker Larry Foote.
I thank Dr. Cyril Wecht for his interesting and objective Forum commentary “The Mythology of Marijuana” (March 2).
I agree that the personal use of marijuana needs to be decriminalized and medical uses explored, but there are further considerations.
Thank you for the coverage of National History Day at the Heinz History Center in last Sunday’s Post-Gazette.
The Pirates should pay tribute to the late great player by wearing a suitable uniform sleeve patch this season.
The Toonseum's Joe Wos puts the classic fable into the words of a Pittsburgher, just as yinz would want.
PG staff writer Robert Zullo, a former crime reporter in Louisiana, says HBO's 'True Detective' has been all-too true to life so far
It deters many people from public service, and it makes staffing the government outrageously time-consuming.
What the world sees is a pattern of bluster and retreat by a president reluctant to exercise leadership or protect American interests.
We lead the industrialized world in gun violence for one primary reason: There are too many guns and they are easier and easier to obtain.
Studies show that students who eat school breakfast have better attendance and 17.5 percent higher math scores than those who skip the meal.
In nature, some species disguise themselves in order to appear innocuous. That happens in politics too.
New ideas, sharp opinions
We know what Jesus and Pope Francis would do for the poorest and most vulnerable.
Times were different when Henry Cabot Lodge emerged from obscurity to win New Hampshire. The primary ballot in 1964: a foot and a half long.
On March 9, 1964,the Supreme Court gavenew force to the First Amendment, explain editor DAVID M. SHRIBMAN and lawyer FRITZ BYERS
To those who think America is conducting a war on coal, it’s time to pay attention to a giant coal company’s war on Americans.
A radio legend passes on; some take ashes to the streets; and signs of spring are on the horizon.
Their worldviews are similar, but Putin is more opportunist than ideologue, explains columnist Charles Lane.
Writer Charlotte Allen describes how Lego earned the wrath of the ‘gender-neutral toys’ crowd.
Green methods of reducing runoff and pollution are proliferating around Pittsburgh, reports the parks conservancy’s MEG CHEEVER
Why can’t police be judge, jury and executioner, just like individuals who have been given those rights under “stand your ground” laws?
UPMC is only concerned about how many Ben Franklins it can get.
It is not only in cancer care that these “facility charges” are being placed on bills for treatment in a doctor’s office.
Let us hope that someday all holidays may be celebrated not just for picnics and a day off but for the true meaning.
Just a quick note to tell you what a good time we had during our recent visit to Pittsburgh.
In fact, it’s just the opposite: America has less social mobility than most other advanced countries.
For some, there are holidays that do not appear on any calendar. I knew well a woman whose life deserves such celebration.
The Russia I know is Vladimir Malkin, Evgeni’s father, bringing me in for a hug before we’d even shared a word.
“Porkology,” no urban pathology. Race music sociology.
What are the terms and conditions demanded by those who lend billions and trillions to our profligate president and squandering Congress?
Would Russian President Vladimir Putin have lunged for Ukraine if he didn’t have such a clueless adversary?