http://www.post-gazette.com Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:01:15 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 Pirates sweep Brewers with latest win, 5-2 By Bill Brink / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2015/04/19/Pirates-sweep-Brewers-with-latest-win-5-2/stories/201504190203 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:30:15 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2015/04/19/Pirates-sweep-Brewers-with-latest-win-5-2/stories/201504190203 Pedro Alvarez homered, Gerrit Cole pitched six strong innings and the Pirates completed a three-game sweep by beating the Milwaukee Brewers, 5-2, Sunday at PNC Park. Pedro Alvarez homered, Gerrit Cole pitched six strong innings and the Pirates completed a three-game sweep by beating the Milwaukee Brewers, 5-2, Sunday at PNC Park.

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Green Day, Joan Jett and more show their love for rock 'n' roll at induction ceremony By Scott Mervis / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2015/04/19/Green-Day-Joan-Jett-and-more-show-their-love-for-rock-n-roll-at-induction-ceremony/stories/201504190187 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:19:49 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2015/04/19/Green-Day-Joan-Jett-and-more-show-their-love-for-rock-n-roll-at-induction-ceremony/stories/201504190187 CLEVELAND -- Believe it or not, there were very few Paul Butterfield Blues Band T-shirts seen in and around the Public Hall in Cleveland where eight new members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were inducted Saturday night. CLEVELAND -- Believe it or not, there were very few Paul Butterfield Blues Band T-shirts seen in and around the Public Hall in Cleveland where eight new members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were inducted Saturday night.

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A $110 million upgrade at Mt. Lebanon High School By Mary Niederberger / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/south/2015/04/19/A-110-million-upgrade-at-Mt-Lebanon-High-School/stories/201504190035 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:13:03 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/south/2015/04/19/A-110-million-upgrade-at-Mt-Lebanon-High-School/stories/201504190035 When Connor Quealy started as a freshman at Mt. Lebanon High School four years ago, the school was “dark and sort of gloomy.” When Connor Quealy started as a freshman at Mt. Lebanon High School four years ago, the school was “dark and sort of gloomy.”

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Pennsylvania hospitals worried about Gov. Wolf's budget plan By Steve Twedt / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2015/04/19/Pennsylvania-hospitals-worried-about-Gov-Tom-Wolfs-budget-plan/stories/201504190076 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2015/04/19/Pennsylvania-hospitals-worried-about-Gov-Tom-Wolfs-budget-plan/stories/201504190076 Within the nearly 1,000-page state budget proposal from Gov. Tom Wolf’s new administration, a single line item at the bottom of one page caught Denis Lukes’ attention. Within the nearly 1,000-page state budget proposal from Gov. Tom Wolf’s new administration, a single line item at the bottom of one page caught Denis Lukes’ attention.

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Stylebook snapshot: Trusst Lingerie on mission to make better bras for range of sizes By Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/fashion/2015/04/19/Stylebook-snapshot-Trusst-Lingerie-on-mission-to-make-better-bras-for-range-of-sizes/stories/201504190015 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:03:51 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/fashion/2015/04/19/Stylebook-snapshot-Trusst-Lingerie-on-mission-to-make-better-bras-for-range-of-sizes/stories/201504190015 Barely there underthings in lots of pretty colors and prints aren’t Victoria’s only secrets. Many mainstream lingerie carriers lack adequate bra options for women with fuller busts. Barely there underthings in lots of pretty colors and prints aren’t Victoria’s only secrets. Many mainstream lingerie carriers lack adequate bra options for women with fuller busts.

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YouTube celebrates 10 years By Adrian McCoy / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/cybertainment/2015/04/19/YouTube-celebrates-10-years/stories/201504190008 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:35:52 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/cybertainment/2015/04/19/YouTube-celebrates-10-years/stories/201504190008 More than 10 years ago, no one was watching online videos of other people’s pets or kids. And no one was sharing their lives for the world to see, and they never dreamed that doing so could bring a lucky few a measure of fame and fortune. More than 10 years ago, no one was watching online videos of other people’s pets or kids. And no one was sharing their lives for the world to see, and they never dreamed that doing so could bring a lucky few a measure of fame and fortune.

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Rzewski plays Wholey's: The renowned pianist performs his signature composition in the fish emporium By Elizabeth Bloom / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/04/19/Rzewski-plays-Wholey-s-an-epic-piano-piece-for-the-people/stories/201504190175 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:33:56 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/04/19/Rzewski-plays-Wholey-s-an-epic-piano-piece-for-the-people/stories/201504190175 Heinz Hall. The Benedum Center. Wholey’s Fish Market? Heinz Hall. The Benedum Center. Wholey’s Fish Market?

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John Kasich tests the GOP waters in New Hampshire By James A. Kimble / Special to the Block News Alliance http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2015/04/19/John-Kasich-tests-the-GOP-waters-in-New-Hampshire/stories/201504190173 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:12:56 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2015/04/19/John-Kasich-tests-the-GOP-waters-in-New-Hampshire/stories/201504190173 NASHUA, N.H. — Ohio Gov. John Kasich pitched himself in front of a crowded hotel ballroom of Republican activists here as a proven budget reformer who was able to cut taxes while helping the working poor. NASHUA, N.H. — Ohio Gov. John Kasich pitched himself in front of a crowded hotel ballroom of Republican activists here as a proven budget reformer who was able to cut taxes while helping the working poor.

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Golf notebook: Jason Day jumping feet first into shoe technology By Gerry Dulac / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/golf/2015/04/19/Golf-notebook-Jason-Day-jumping-feet-first-into-shoe-technology/stories/201504190123 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:00:24 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/golf/2015/04/19/Golf-notebook-Jason-Day-jumping-feet-first-into-shoe-technology/stories/201504190123 GREENSBORO, Ga. — Jason Day was standing on a heat-sensor mat, pounding drivers from a covered hitting bay and watching the ball land more than 300 yards away. It was Monday morning, less than 24 hours after he finished tied for 27th at the Masters, and Day was being tested for new equipment using the latest product technology. GREENSBORO, Ga. — Jason Day was standing on a heat-sensor mat, pounding drivers from a covered hitting bay and watching the ball land more than 300 yards away. It was Monday morning, less than 24 hours after he finished tied for 27th at the Masters, and Day was being tested for new equipment using the latest product technology.

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The compensatory pick: Buried treasure in the NFL draft By Ray Fittipaldo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2015/04/19/The-compensatory-pick-Buried-treasure-in-the-NFL-draft/stories/201504190122 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:51:05 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2015/04/19/The-compensatory-pick-Buried-treasure-in-the-NFL-draft/stories/201504190122 That iconic over-the-shoulder catch that helped the Steelers win Super Bowl XL, those franchise-record 1,000 receptions, all of those bone-jarring blocks that intimidated opposing players and fostered change in the NFL rulebook. None of those Hines Ward moments would have happened for the Steelers if not for the advent of compensatory draft picks. That iconic over-the-shoulder catch that helped the Steelers win Super Bowl XL, those franchise-record 1,000 receptions, all of those bone-jarring blocks that intimidated opposing players and fostered change in the NFL rulebook. None of those Hines Ward moments would have happened for the Steelers if not for the advent of compensatory draft picks.

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Campaign promotes exploring new grounds by linking outdoors, social media By John Hayes / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/hunting-fishing/2015/04/19/Campaign-promotes-exploring-new-grounds-by-linking-outdoors-social-media/stories/201504160245 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:41:49 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/hunting-fishing/2015/04/19/Campaign-promotes-exploring-new-grounds-by-linking-outdoors-social-media/stories/201504160245 Outdoor recreation tourism marketing is like selling a sunny day. Outdoor recreation tourism marketing is like selling a sunny day.

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At well sites across Pa., pictures help tell the story By Laura Legere / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/powersource/policy-powersource/2015/04/19/Drillers-are-getting-photo-evidence-from-Pennsylvania-DEP-of-well-violations-But-industry-says-they-don-t-tell-whole-story/stories/201504190092 Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:52:44 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/powersource/policy-powersource/2015/04/19/Drillers-are-getting-photo-evidence-from-Pennsylvania-DEP-of-well-violations-But-industry-says-they-don-t-tell-whole-story/stories/201504190092 Pennsylvania’s traditional oil and gas companies have asked for evidence that their impact on the environment could justify stronger regulations that the state wants to apply to their operations. Pennsylvania’s traditional oil and gas companies have asked for evidence that their impact on the environment could justify stronger regulations that the state wants to apply to their operations.

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Raising 'free-range kids': bad parenting or good life lessons? By Anya Sostek / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/lifestyle/2015/04/19/Raising-free-range-kids-bad-parenting-or-good-life-lessons/stories/201504190091 Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:48:27 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/lifestyle/2015/04/19/Raising-free-range-kids-bad-parenting-or-good-life-lessons/stories/201504190091 Valerie Sweeney would probably consider herself a “free-range parent.” But the Highland Park mother of four boys doesn’t think that what she views as a normal childhood should have to be considered part of a movement. Valerie Sweeney would probably consider herself a “free-range parent.” But the Highland Park mother of four boys doesn’t think that what she views as a normal childhood should have to be considered part of a movement.

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Brian O'Neill: Yinz won't believe how TV plans to portray Pittsburgh By Brian O'Neill / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/brian-oneill/2015/04/19/Brian-O-Neill-Yinz-won-t-believe-how-TV-plans-to-portray-Pittsburgh/stories/201504190084 Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:38:49 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/brian-oneill/2015/04/19/Brian-O-Neill-Yinz-won-t-believe-how-TV-plans-to-portray-Pittsburgh/stories/201504190084 “We keep hearing about this thing and it’s not on TV yet.’’ — Casting producer Megan Sterba of All3Media talking about “yinzer’’ culture and its potential for a reality show. “We keep hearing about this thing and it’s not on TV yet.’’ — Casting producer Megan Sterba of All3Media talking about “yinzer’’ culture and its potential for a reality show.

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Harrisburg to observe Lincoln funeral train on Tuesday By Karen Langley / Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2015/04/19/Harrisburg-to-observe-Lincoln-funeral-train-on-Tuesday/stories/201504190067 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:52:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2015/04/19/Harrisburg-to-observe-Lincoln-funeral-train-on-Tuesday/stories/201504190067 Former NHL players seek damages for concussions By Craig Meyer / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2015/04/19/Former-NHL-players-seek-damages-for-concussions/stories/201504190066 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:58:18 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2015/04/19/Former-NHL-players-seek-damages-for-concussions/stories/201504190066 Dan LaCouture was admittedly a better baseball player growing up, but hockey always meant something more to him. Dan LaCouture was admittedly a better baseball player growing up, but hockey always meant something more to him.

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Pittsburgh Dance Council has diverse lineup for 2015-16 season By Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2015/04/19/Pittsburgh-Dance-Council-has-diverse-lineup/stories/201504190048 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 06:35:21 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2015/04/19/Pittsburgh-Dance-Council-has-diverse-lineup/stories/201504190048 The dance world is ripe with fresh voices -- and Pittsburgh’s dance audiences are eager to hear what they have to say. The dance world is ripe with fresh voices -- and Pittsburgh’s dance audiences are eager to hear what they have to say.

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Lots of ooh la la at the Moulin Rouge in Paris By Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/travel/2015/04/19/Lots-of-ooh-la-la-at-the-Moulin-Rouge-in-Paris/stories/201504190038 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:57:17 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/travel/2015/04/19/Lots-of-ooh-la-la-at-the-Moulin-Rouge-in-Paris/stories/201504190038 PARIS — At 125 years old, the Moulin Rouge sure does sparkle and shine from its nestling place along a busy commercial street in the Pigalle district of Paris. PARIS — At 125 years old, the Moulin Rouge sure does sparkle and shine from its nestling place along a busy commercial street in the Pigalle district of Paris.

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Flood insurance surcharges are on the rise By Tim Grant / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/business/money/2015/04/19/Flood-insurance-surcharges-are-on-the-rise/stories/201504190034 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/money/2015/04/19/Flood-insurance-surcharges-are-on-the-rise/stories/201504190034 After 50 years of living on Sillview Drive in Scott, John Agnew has seen a good amount of flooding in his community where heavy rain has a tendency to back up the sewer drains. “When you get one of those severe storms, the drainage will quit taking water and some of the neighbors get flooded out,” said the 85-year-old homeowner. After 50 years of living on Sillview Drive in Scott, John Agnew has seen a good amount of flooding in his community where heavy rain has a tendency to back up the sewer drains. “When you get one of those severe storms, the drainage will quit taking water and some of the neighbors get flooded out,” said the 85-year-old homeowner.

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Disguises, no limit: How the Russian spies of FX's 'The Americans' change their looks By Michael A. Fuoco / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2015/04/19/Disguises-no-limit-How-the-Russian-spies-of-FX-s-The-Americans-change-their-looks/stories/201504070198 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:53:45 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2015/04/19/Disguises-no-limit-How-the-Russian-spies-of-FX-s-The-Americans-change-their-looks/stories/201504070198 As KGB agents on the television show “The Americans,” characters Philip and Elizabeth Jennings hide in plain sight as a married couple with children in suburban Washington, D.C., during the Reagan administration. As KGB agents on the television show “The Americans,” characters Philip and Elizabeth Jennings hide in plain sight as a married couple with children in suburban Washington, D.C., during the Reagan administration.

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