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 Workers prepare steel beams in March for the next phase in the major rehabilitation of the Parkway West bridges in Carnegie. The Parkway West will close nightly from Green Tree-Crafton to Interstate 79 this week.
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Workers prepare steel beams in March for the next phase in the major rehabilitation of the Parkway West bridges in Carnegie. The Parkway West will close nightly from Green Tree-Crafton to Interstate 79 this week.

Parkway West overnight closures planned this week

The parkway will be closed at 10 p.m. nightly from Green Tree-Crafton to Interstate 79.


Overnight restrictions to continue on Route 28

Lane closures are possible in both directions starting at 8 p.m. daily between the Veterans Bridge on-ramp and the 31st Street Bridge



 Plum Senior High students began protesting just before school started this morning, around 7:30 a.m.

Plum high school students protest, claim censorship

The students said they were taking a stand against the school trying to, as they said, prohibit them from expressing their views.



Gas prices still edging up in Pittsburgh area

The average price for a gallon regular in the Pittsburgh area went up 9.9 cents in the past week to $2.73, according to one tracking site.


Nation


Baltimore mourners pay respects to man who died in custody

Mourners filed for hours Sunday past the coffin of Freddie Gray, somberly paying respects after a night of violent protests.



For-profit Corinthian Colleges to shut down remaining campuses

The Santa Ana, Calif.-based company had been subject to multiple federal and state probes.


 

World


Death toll rises to more than 3,700 in Nepal earthquake

The government and aid groups say that many communities perched on mountainsides are devastated or struggling to cope.



Anti-immigration sentiment puts UKIP on Britain’s electoral map

Won by the Conservatives in the last election, Thurrock is one of the most hotly contested parliamentary seats this time around.


 
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Training tips from experts

Runners prepare to race at the starting line of the 2014 Pittsburgh Marathon on May 4.
With the 2015 Pittsburgh Marathon approaching, certified running coach Tim Lyman and certified personal trainer Laura Flaus show you the best ways to stretch and prepare for long runs.

Using our body diagram, learn different stretches and warmups for before and after a run. Follow a complete week-by-week guide by fitness experts to get ready for the Pittsburgh Marathon at their Wellness N'at blog.

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Kids’ smiles at hospital are due to tutus

Doctors, nurses, technicians and receptionists don the colorful layers of tulle as they go about the business of tending to patients.


 

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Democratic presidential hopeful and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participates in a small business roundtable


Casey's ready for Hillary

Sen. Bob Casey alerted his supporters Friday that he's lined up behind former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's newly oficial



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