http://www.post-gazette.com Thu, 25 May 2017 14:42:57 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 The Digs: Willie Stargell, fun father of The Family Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2017/05/25/The-Digs-stargell-pittsburgh-pirates-father-figure-pops/stories/201705250140 Thu, 25 May 2017 13:59:47 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2017/05/25/The-Digs-stargell-pittsburgh-pirates-father-figure-pops/stories/201705250140 We searched the terms "Willie Stargell" and "Family" in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newspaper archive. What did we find? It's in today's Digs. Read more here. We searched the terms "Willie Stargell" and "Family" in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newspaper archive. What did we find? It's in today's Digs. Read more here.

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Concert review: Mumford & Sons rocks with religious fury at KeyBank Pavilion Scott Mervis / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2017/05/25/Mumford-and-Sons-KeyBank-Pavilion-Pittsburgh-review-Marcus-Mumford-Wilder-Mind-Kevin-Garrett/stories/201705250136 Thu, 25 May 2017 12:46:24 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2017/05/25/Mumford-and-Sons-KeyBank-Pavilion-Pittsburgh-review-Marcus-Mumford-Wilder-Mind-Kevin-Garrett/stories/201705250136 Marcus Mumford has a way of writing love songs like it’s bible verse — with the occasional swear word tossed in — so it was only natural that he had the fans singing like they were in church Wednesday night at the KeyBank Pavilion. Marcus Mumford has a way of writing love songs like it’s bible verse — with the occasional swear word tossed in — so it was only natural that he had the fans singing like they were in church Wednesday night at the KeyBank Pavilion.

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Refugee resettlement numbers down sharply in US Peter Smith / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2017/05/25/Refugee-resettlement-numbers-down-sharply-united-states-trump-pew-research/stories/201705240195 Thu, 25 May 2017 12:18:01 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2017/05/25/Refugee-resettlement-numbers-down-sharply-united-states-trump-pew-research/stories/201705240195 Resettlement of refugees to the United States has declined dramatically in the first months of the Trump administration, and local resettlement agencies are seeing the impact first-hand. Resettlement of refugees to the United States has declined dramatically in the first months of the Trump administration, and local resettlement agencies are seeing the impact first-hand.

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2 face charges after SWAT incident on South Side Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/05/25/charges-SWAT-incident-South-Side-pittsburgh-josephine-street/stories/201705250135 Thu, 25 May 2017 12:09:07 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/05/25/charges-SWAT-incident-South-Side-pittsburgh-josephine-street/stories/201705250135 Two people are facing charges after a SWAT team was called out to a South Side home Wednesday night. Two people are facing charges after a SWAT team was called out to a South Side home Wednesday night.

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Three Montana newspapers pull endorsements of candidate charged with assaulting reporter Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/05/25/Montana-newspapers-rescind-endorsements-candidate-gianforte-charged-assaulting-reporter-Guardian/stories/201705250133 Thu, 25 May 2017 11:47:48 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/05/25/Montana-newspapers-rescind-endorsements-candidate-gianforte-charged-assaulting-reporter-Guardian/stories/201705250133 Three Montana newspapers Thursday rescinded their endorsements of Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte after he was charged overnight with assaulting a reporter. Three Montana newspapers Thursday rescinded their endorsements of Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte after he was charged overnight with assaulting a reporter.

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2 more arrested in Manchester; UK blasts US on leaks Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz / Associated Press http://www.post-gazette.com/news/world/2017/05/25/arrests-Manchester-UK-bomb-ariana-grande-concert-US-leaks/stories/201705260165 Thu, 25 May 2017 10:48:53 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/world/2017/05/25/arrests-Manchester-UK-bomb-ariana-grande-concert-US-leaks/stories/201705260165 MANCHESTER, England — British police arrested two more people and searched a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, as British authorities complained bitterly Thursday about investigation leaks blamed on U.S. officials. MANCHESTER, England — British police arrested two more people and searched a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, as British authorities complained bitterly Thursday about investigation leaks blamed on U.S. officials.

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Trump is in Brussels, and NATO officials are anxious The New York Times http://www.post-gazette.com/news/world/2017/05/25/Trump-Brussels-NATO-EU-trip-russia/stories/201705250128 Thu, 25 May 2017 10:34:52 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/world/2017/05/25/Trump-Brussels-NATO-EU-trip-russia/stories/201705250128 President Donald Trump is in Brussels on Thursday for the fourth leg of a grueling overseas trip. The latest from the trip: President Donald Trump is in Brussels on Thursday for the fourth leg of a grueling overseas trip. The latest from the trip:

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Two arrested in double shooting in Carrick Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/05/25/double-shooting-Carrick-pittsburgh/stories/201705250126 Thu, 25 May 2017 10:10:06 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/05/25/double-shooting-Carrick-pittsburgh/stories/201705250126 Two people have been hospitalized with gunshot wounds in connection with a double shooting late Wednesday night in Carrick. Two people have been hospitalized with gunshot wounds in connection with a double shooting late Wednesday night in Carrick.

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TRAFFIC: Liberty Bridge closing this holiday weekend for ongoing reconstruction work Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2017/05/25/pittsburgh-TRAFFIC-Liberty-Bridge-construction-project-road-work-parkway/stories/201705250125 Thu, 25 May 2017 09:47:31 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2017/05/25/pittsburgh-TRAFFIC-Liberty-Bridge-construction-project-road-work-parkway/stories/201705250125 The Liberty Bridge will close Memorial Day weekend as part of the ongoing deck reconstruction project. The Liberty Bridge will close Memorial Day weekend as part of the ongoing deck reconstruction project.

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Montana GOP candidate charged with assaulting reporter Bobby Caina Calvan / Associated Press http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/05/25/GOP-candidate-charged-assault-reporter-Guardian-Montana-election-gianforte/stories/201705250123 Thu, 25 May 2017 09:36:26 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/05/25/GOP-candidate-charged-assault-reporter-Guardian-Montana-election-gianforte/stories/201705250123 BOZEMAN, Mont. — Thursday’s nationally-watched election for Montana’s sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault for grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground. BOZEMAN, Mont. — Thursday’s nationally-watched election for Montana’s sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault for grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground.

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Gene Collier: Penguins-Senators series will go up, up and away like a balloon By Gene Collier / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/gene-collier/2017/05/25/Gene-Collier-Penguins-Ottawa-Senators-Game-7-Stanley-Cup-NHL/stories/201705250078 Thu, 25 May 2017 04:10:59 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/gene-collier/2017/05/25/Gene-Collier-Penguins-Ottawa-Senators-Game-7-Stanley-Cup-NHL/stories/201705250078 OTTAWA, Ontario — No dearth of informed discussion will get attached to the likely course and outcome of Thursday night’s hockey game, but here’s an exercise I think just as effectively predicts this particular, peculiar, palpitatious Eastern Conference final that must end Thursday night. OTTAWA, Ontario — No dearth of informed discussion will get attached to the likely course and outcome of Thursday night’s hockey game, but here’s an exercise I think just as effectively predicts this particular, peculiar, palpitatious Eastern Conference final that must end Thursday night.

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Penguins have at least seven major advantages going into Game 7 By Jason Mackey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2017/05/25/Penguins-Game-7-Ottawa-Senators-Stanley-Cup-NHL/stories/201705250058 Thu, 25 May 2017 04:09:55 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2017/05/25/Penguins-Game-7-Ottawa-Senators-Stanley-Cup-NHL/stories/201705250058 OTTAWA, Ontario — Become too enamored with the historical context of what the Penguins will attempt to do Thursday at PPG Paints Arena, and you do so at your own peril. OTTAWA, Ontario — Become too enamored with the historical context of what the Penguins will attempt to do Thursday at PPG Paints Arena, and you do so at your own peril.

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Woman slain in Garfield was mother of two sets of twins By Shelly Bradbury / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2017/05/25/garfield-shooting-death-pittsburgh-Kala-Thomas-death/stories/201705250054 Thu, 25 May 2017 04:08:56 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2017/05/25/garfield-shooting-death-pittsburgh-Kala-Thomas-death/stories/201705250054 The 25-year-old woman found dead at the bottom of a 90-foot hill in Garfield on Tuesday was shot to death, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday.  The 25-year-old woman found dead at the bottom of a 90-foot hill in Garfield on Tuesday was shot to death, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday. 

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Drab forecast: rainy days until Monday for holiday travelers By Ed Blazina / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/05/25/Memorial-Day-weekend-travel-weather-gas-prices-aaa/stories/201705250010 Thu, 25 May 2017 04:05:01 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/05/25/Memorial-Day-weekend-travel-weather-gas-prices-aaa/stories/201705250010 Seems like someone should remind Mother Nature that the time for April showers is long gone and the Memorial Day weekend means we’re ready for more sunshine and blue skies. Seems like someone should remind Mother Nature that the time for April showers is long gone and the Memorial Day weekend means we’re ready for more sunshine and blue skies.

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Census estimates see Pittsburgh's population standing still By Gary Rotstein / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/05/25/2016-census-pittsburgh-population-estimates-allegheny-county-municipalities-growth/stories/201705250024 Thu, 25 May 2017 04:01:20 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/05/25/2016-census-pittsburgh-population-estimates-allegheny-county-municipalities-growth/stories/201705250024 A recent campaign ad from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto made a claim that the city is growing on his watch, but the U.S. Census Bureau doesn’t see it that way. A recent campaign ad from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto made a claim that the city is growing on his watch, but the U.S. Census Bureau doesn’t see it that way.

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Steel vital to national security, industry pleads By Len Boselovic / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2017/05/25/trump-steel-import-investigation-china-us-steel-industry-pittsburgh/stories/201705250032 Thu, 25 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2017/05/25/trump-steel-import-investigation-china-us-steel-industry-pittsburgh/stories/201705250032 The Trump administration’s investigation into whether imported steel threatens national security was enthusiastically greeted Wednesday by U.S. steelmakers, who said the best way to ensure the vitality of their industry is through a comprehensive approach to curbing unfairly traded imports. The Trump administration’s investigation into whether imported steel threatens national security was enthusiastically greeted Wednesday by U.S. steelmakers, who said the best way to ensure the vitality of their industry is through a comprehensive approach to curbing unfairly traded imports.

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Brian O'Neill: Does Allegheny County need all these governments? By Brian O'Neill / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/brian-oneill/2017/05/25/brian-o-neill-pittsburgh-allegheny-county-disincorporation/stories/201705240178 Thu, 25 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/brian-oneill/2017/05/25/brian-o-neill-pittsburgh-allegheny-county-disincorporation/stories/201705240178 With Allegheny County executives suggesting that some of its 130 municipalities might want to dissolve, I thought I’d resurrect an old song. With Allegheny County executives suggesting that some of its 130 municipalities might want to dissolve, I thought I’d resurrect an old song.

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Fannie Mae will stop selling homes to Vision Property Management By Kate Giammarise / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/05/25/Vision-Property-Management-rent-to-own-homes-Fannie-Mae-pittsburgh-houses/stories/201705250016 Thu, 25 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/05/25/Vision-Property-Management-rent-to-own-homes-Fannie-Mae-pittsburgh-houses/stories/201705250016 Government-backed mortgage lender Fannie Mae will no longer sell homes to Vision Property Management, a company that markets lease-to-own homes to people who likely would not qualify for a traditional mortgage. Government-backed mortgage lender Fannie Mae will no longer sell homes to Vision Property Management, a company that markets lease-to-own homes to people who likely would not qualify for a traditional mortgage.

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Stage review: Front Porch musical 'Violet' finds beauty in tolerance By Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2017/05/25/Violet-musical-Front-Porch-Theatricals-Elizabeth-Boyke-Lamont-Walker-II-Daniel-Mayhak/stories/201705240024 Thu, 25 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2017/05/25/Violet-musical-Front-Porch-Theatricals-Elizabeth-Boyke-Lamont-Walker-II-Daniel-Mayhak/stories/201705240024 Violet, a young woman with a disfiguring facial scar, has left home in search of a miracle from a TV evangelist. She believes to her core that he can make her beautiful, while everyone who looks beyond the scar can see what a mirror can’t — her indomitable spirit and beautiful soul. Violet, a young woman with a disfiguring facial scar, has left home in search of a miracle from a TV evangelist. She believes to her core that he can make her beautiful, while everyone who looks beyond the scar can see what a mirror can’t — her indomitable spirit and beautiful soul.

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Random Acts of Kindness: Acknowledging volunteer firefighters Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/random-acts-of-kindness/2017/05/25/Random-Acts-of-Kindness-Acknowledging-volunteer-firefighters/stories/201705250005 Thu, 25 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/random-acts-of-kindness/2017/05/25/Random-Acts-of-Kindness-Acknowledging-volunteer-firefighters/stories/201705250005 Acknowledging volunteer firefighters Acknowledging volunteer firefighters

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