http://www.post-gazette.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:08:07 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 NCAA drops Corbett from suit over state law http://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2014/10/22/NCAA-drops-Corbett-from-suit-over-state-law/stories/201410220142 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:20:19 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2014/10/22/NCAA-drops-Corbett-from-suit-over-state-law/stories/201410220142 The NCAA has dropped Gov. Tom Corbett from its lawsuit challenging a state law that limits where $60 million in Penn State University fine money can be spent. The NCAA has dropped Gov. Tom Corbett from its lawsuit challenging a state law that limits where $60 million in Penn State University fine money can be spent.

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Teen to stand trial on charge of fleeing police http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/22/Teen-to-stand-trial-on-charge-of-fleeing-police/stories/201410220141 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:17:52 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/22/Teen-to-stand-trial-on-charge-of-fleeing-police/stories/201410220141 A teenager whom a citizen suspected of trying to seek revenge for his friend’s killing was ordered Monday to stand trial on charges that he led officers on a chase through the Hill District. A teenager whom a citizen suspected of trying to seek revenge for his friend’s killing was ordered Monday to stand trial on charges that he led officers on a chase through the Hill District.

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Young Preservationists cite Pittsburgh region places to save http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/22/Young-Preservationists-cite-places-to-save/stories/201410220004 Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:37:36 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/22/Young-Preservationists-cite-places-to-save/stories/201410220004 The Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh’s Top 10 list this year provides an edgier tone for discussion, with one site on its way to reuse and another that’s already gone. The Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh’s Top 10 list this year provides an edgier tone for discussion, with one site on its way to reuse and another that’s already gone.

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Pittsburgh leaders get an earful on police issues in Homewood http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/22/City-leaders-get-an-earful-on-police-issues-in-Homewood/stories/201410210234 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:14:14 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/22/City-leaders-get-an-earful-on-police-issues-in-Homewood/stories/201410210234 Julia Johnson, 22, is afraid of her brother being stopped by police, afraid he'll be beaten to death or shot. Julia Johnson, 22, is afraid of her brother being stopped by police, afraid he'll be beaten to death or shot.

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Pittsburgh Promise aids city students’ progress http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2014/10/22/Pittsburgh-Promise-aids-city-students-progress/stories/201410210200 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:10:04 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2014/10/22/Pittsburgh-Promise-aids-city-students-progress/stories/201410210200 Since the Pittsburgh Promise began offering college scholarships in 2008, high school graduation rates in Pittsburgh Public Schools have increased, 1,084 scholarship recipients have graduated from college and Promise students are sticking with college at rates largely comparable to national benchmarks. Since the Pittsburgh Promise began offering college scholarships in 2008, high school graduation rates in Pittsburgh Public Schools have increased, 1,084 scholarship recipients have graduated from college and Promise students are sticking with college at rates largely comparable to national benchmarks.

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Updated Ebola guidelines in effect in Pittsburgh region http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2014/10/22/Updated-Ebola-guidelines-in-effect-in-Pittsburgh-region/stories/201410210214 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:38:33 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2014/10/22/Updated-Ebola-guidelines-in-effect-in-Pittsburgh-region/stories/201410210214 Updated guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for treating patients with the Ebola virus neither surprise nor burden local hospitals, local officials say. Updated guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for treating patients with the Ebola virus neither surprise nor burden local hospitals, local officials say.

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On the Steelers: Luck is just around the corner http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/10/22/On-the-Steelers-Luck-is-just-around-the-corner/stories/201410220090 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:56:33 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/10/22/On-the-Steelers-Luck-is-just-around-the-corner/stories/201410220090 The parade of journeymen, backups and rookie quarterbacks the Steelers faced this season ends Sunday at Heinz Field when they must defend against the most prolific passer in the NFL. The parade of journeymen, backups and rookie quarterbacks the Steelers faced this season ends Sunday at Heinz Field when they must defend against the most prolific passer in the NFL.

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Penguins renew rivalry with Flyers tonight http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2014/10/22/Penguins-renew-rivalry-with-Flyers-tonight/stories/201410220102 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:51:59 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2014/10/22/Penguins-renew-rivalry-with-Flyers-tonight/stories/201410220102 Steve Downie racked up his share of penalty minutes as a Flyer and agitated his fair share of Penguins over parts of three seasons in Philadelphia. Steve Downie racked up his share of penalty minutes as a Flyer and agitated his fair share of Penguins over parts of three seasons in Philadelphia.

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Antonio Brown steamed about overturned TD http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/10/22/Antonio-Brown-steamed-about-overturned-TD/stories/201410220101 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:37:54 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/10/22/Antonio-Brown-steamed-about-overturned-TD/stories/201410220101 Steelers receiver Antonio Brown said he tweeted a derogatory remark about the officials because he felt he was cheated out of a touchdown catch Monday night against the Houston Texans. Steelers receiver Antonio Brown said he tweeted a derogatory remark about the officials because he felt he was cheated out of a touchdown catch Monday night against the Houston Texans.

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Ron Cook: Steelers linebacker Timmons shows intestinal fortitude http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ron-cook/2014/10/22/Ron-Cook-Steelers-linebacker-shows-intestinal-fortitude/stories/201410220093 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:09:05 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ron-cook/2014/10/22/Ron-Cook-Steelers-linebacker-shows-intestinal-fortitude/stories/201410220093 There are many ways to inspire your teammates. Make a big hit. Recover a fumble. Intercept a pass. Make a long run. Throw a long pass. Make a great catch. Score a touchdown. There are many ways to inspire your teammates. Make a big hit. Recover a fumble. Intercept a pass. Make a long run. Throw a long pass. Make a great catch. Score a touchdown.

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Chevron makes $20 million investment to improve job training in region http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/22/Chevron-makes-20-million-investment-to-improve-job-training-in-region/stories/201410220065 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:10:43 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/22/Chevron-makes-20-million-investment-to-improve-job-training-in-region/stories/201410220065 After Chevron Corp. spent $3.7 billion to buy Atlas Energy’s assets and gas reserves near Pittsburgh in 2011, the California company began contemplating how to establish a philanthropic presence in the region where it was poised to become a major player in the Marcellus Shale boom. After Chevron Corp. spent $3.7 billion to buy Atlas Energy’s assets and gas reserves near Pittsburgh in 2011, the California company began contemplating how to establish a philanthropic presence in the region where it was poised to become a major player in the Marcellus Shale boom.

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Steelers fashion show Friday at Heinz Field http://www.post-gazette.com/life/fashion/2014/10/22/Steelers-fashion-show-Friday/stories/201410220064 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:08:13 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/fashion/2014/10/22/Steelers-fashion-show-Friday/stories/201410220064 You’ve cheered for them on the field. Now see your favorite Steelers show off their fanciest footwork on the catwalk at Heinz Field’s East Club Lounge at 6 p.m. Friday in “Steelers Nation: Black & Gold Style,” the 40th anniversary benefit that supports the Cancer Caring Center and the UPMC Sports Medicine concussion program. You’ve cheered for them on the field. Now see your favorite Steelers show off their fanciest footwork on the catwalk at Heinz Field’s East Club Lounge at 6 p.m. Friday in “Steelers Nation: Black & Gold Style,” the 40th anniversary benefit that supports the Cancer Caring Center and the UPMC Sports Medicine concussion program.

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Pittsburgh Technology Council announces 2014 Tech 50 winners http://www.post-gazette.com/business/technology/2014/10/22/Pittsburgh-Technology-Council-announces-2014-Tech-50-winners/stories/201410220062 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:05:24 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/technology/2014/10/22/Pittsburgh-Technology-Council-announces-2014-Tech-50-winners/stories/201410220062 The Pittsburgh Technology Council announced the winners of the 18th annual Tech 50 awards during a gala ceremony at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, Downtown, Tuesday night. Winners were chosen from an independent panel of Tech Council judges with reviews by member organization and event sponsors. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is an event sponsor. The Pittsburgh Technology Council announced the winners of the 18th annual Tech 50 awards during a gala ceremony at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, Downtown, Tuesday night. Winners were chosen from an independent panel of Tech Council judges with reviews by member organization and event sponsors. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is an event sponsor.

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Obituary: Geraldine Martin Zeltman / ‘Amazing lady’ loved her community http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2014/10/22/Obituary-Geraldine-Martin-Zeltman-Amazing-lady-loved-her-community/stories/201410210216 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:49:24 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2014/10/22/Obituary-Geraldine-Martin-Zeltman-Amazing-lady-loved-her-community/stories/201410210216 She was a single mother who raised two sons while working for a governor, a judge and ultimately, as one of the first black women to cross the color line at U.S. Steel in the early 1960s. She was a single mother who raised two sons while working for a governor, a judge and ultimately, as one of the first black women to cross the color line at U.S. Steel in the early 1960s.

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Reg Henry: The fear factor is one frightening trend http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/reg-henry/2014/10/22/Reg-Henry-The-fear-factor-is-one-frightening-trend/stories/201410220046 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:32:22 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/reg-henry/2014/10/22/Reg-Henry-The-fear-factor-is-one-frightening-trend/stories/201410220046 Ebola is no laughing matter, because it kills people in frightful ways. So, today, let us laugh at our fears, so that the Grim Reaper will be nonplussed. Ebola is no laughing matter, because it kills people in frightful ways. So, today, let us laugh at our fears, so that the Grim Reaper will be nonplussed.

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Justice sidelined: Pa. would be better off if McCaffery resigned http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2014/10/22/Justice-sidelined-Pa-would-be-better-off-if-McCaffery-resigned/stories/201410310023 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:39:01 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2014/10/22/Justice-sidelined-Pa-would-be-better-off-if-McCaffery-resigned/stories/201410310023 Pennsylvania Chief Justice Ronald Castille and three of his Supreme Court colleagues didn’t waste time in suspending fellow jurist Seamus McCaffery for some of the strangest and most unprofessional conduct alleged against the state’s highest court. Pennsylvania Chief Justice Ronald Castille and three of his Supreme Court colleagues didn’t waste time in suspending fellow jurist Seamus McCaffery for some of the strangest and most unprofessional conduct alleged against the state’s highest court.

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Local Dispatch: Ghostly scares are overrated, at least till seeing one http://www.post-gazette.com/news/portfolio/2014/10/22/Local-Dispatch-essay-for-Page-1/stories/201410220026 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:35:09 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/portfolio/2014/10/22/Local-Dispatch-essay-for-Page-1/stories/201410220026 Long ago, Pittsburgh Magazine sent me out to interview a channeler. My problem was finding a local person who actually claimed to communicate with spirits. Long ago, Pittsburgh Magazine sent me out to interview a channeler. My problem was finding a local person who actually claimed to communicate with spirits.

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Lecture preview: Children's book duo Klassen and Barnett favor experimental approach http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/books/2014/10/22/Lecture-preview-Children-s-book-duo-Klassen-and-Barnett-favor-experimental-approach/stories/201410220021 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:40:07 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/books/2014/10/22/Lecture-preview-Children-s-book-duo-Klassen-and-Barnett-favor-experimental-approach/stories/201410220021 Picture book author Mac Barnett and illustrator Jon Klassen believe that picture books aren’t a genre of easy reads for young children. They declare that picture books are a form, a way of telling stories, that can appeal to any age. Picture book author Mac Barnett and illustrator Jon Klassen believe that picture books aren’t a genre of easy reads for young children. They declare that picture books are a form, a way of telling stories, that can appeal to any age.

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Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse seeing quick returns with health care information technology http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/22/Pittsburgh-Life-Sciences-Greenhouse-seeing-quick-returns-with-health-care-information-technology/stories/201410210182 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:18:01 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/22/Pittsburgh-Life-Sciences-Greenhouse-seeing-quick-returns-with-health-care-information-technology/stories/201410210182 Between the University of Pittsburgh’s international presence as a world-class medical school and Carnegie Mellon University’s reputation as a center for technological innovation, rebranding the city as a biotechnology hub seems like a no-brainer. Between the University of Pittsburgh’s international presence as a world-class medical school and Carnegie Mellon University’s reputation as a center for technological innovation, rebranding the city as a biotechnology hub seems like a no-brainer.

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PayPal founder: Cool 'girl nerds' could solve gender gap in STEM fields http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/22/PayPal-founder-talks-tech-business-hears-projects-from-CMU-students/stories/201410220020 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:09:30 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/22/PayPal-founder-talks-tech-business-hears-projects-from-CMU-students/stories/201410220020 Silicon Valley entrepreneur Max Levchin whispered number theory proofs to his son when he was still in the womb.  Silicon Valley entrepreneur Max Levchin whispered number theory proofs to his son when he was still in the womb. 

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