http://www.post-gazette.com Sun, 24 Jul 2016 02:52:14 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 Pirates offense comes alive to overcome rookie Tyler Glasnow's slow start, shoulder injury By Stephen J. Nesbitt / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pirates-Blog/2016/07/23/Pirates-offense-comes-alive-to-overcome-rookie-Tyler-Glasnow-s-slow-start-shoulder-injury/stories/201607230156 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:43:52 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pirates-Blog/2016/07/23/Pirates-offense-comes-alive-to-overcome-rookie-Tyler-Glasnow-s-slow-start-shoulder-injury/stories/201607230156 The distance from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh is 350 miles. Some days the distance from the minor leagues to the majors feels far greater. Haunted by the same problems he pitched around in the minors, right-hander Tyler Glasnow was robbed blind Saturday. The Philadelphia Phillies stole at once and at will off Glasnow before the Pirates offense roared to life and stole a 7-4 win. The distance from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh is 350 miles. Some days the distance from the minor leagues to the majors feels far greater. Haunted by the same problems he pitched around in the minors, right-hander Tyler Glasnow was robbed blind Saturday. The Philadelphia Phillies stole at once and at will off Glasnow before the Pirates offense roared to life and stole a 7-4 win.

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Equipment used to save 9 Quecreek miners is donated By Stephanie Ritenbaugh / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2016/07/23/Tools-donated-14-years-after-Quecreek-rescue/stories/201607230153 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:06:55 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2016/07/23/Tools-donated-14-years-after-Quecreek-rescue/stories/201607230153 SOMERSET, Pa. — When nine coal miners were trapped underground at the Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, they spent four days in a cold, dark air pocket of the flooded mine while teams of men and women pulled together every resource they had to bring them home. SOMERSET, Pa. — When nine coal miners were trapped underground at the Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, they spent four days in a cold, dark air pocket of the flooded mine while teams of men and women pulled together every resource they had to bring them home.

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Police: Munich gunman obsessed over mass shootings but so far no terror group ties By George Jahn and Paul Wheatley / Associated Press http://www.post-gazette.com/news/world/2016/07/23/Police-Munich-suspect-was-obsessed-with-mass-shootings/stories/201607230147 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:03:32 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/world/2016/07/23/Police-Munich-suspect-was-obsessed-with-mass-shootings/stories/201607230147 MUNICH  — The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday. MUNICH  — The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday.

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Windborne, PSO manage the various changes of Bowie By Scott Mervis / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/07/23/Windborne-PSO-manage-the-various-changes-of-Bowie/stories/201607230139 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:44:27 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/07/23/Windborne-PSO-manage-the-various-changes-of-Bowie/stories/201607230139 “I’m not trying to be David Bowie,” Brody Dolyniuk humbly told the crowd at Heinz Hall Friday night, but we already knew that when he came out doing “Rebel Rebel” mugging and pointing like he was working a cruise ship. “I’m not trying to be David Bowie,” Brody Dolyniuk humbly told the crowd at Heinz Hall Friday night, but we already knew that when he came out doing “Rebel Rebel” mugging and pointing like he was working a cruise ship.

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Luke Bryan throws a party on Kill the Lights Tour Alexis Book / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/07/23/Luke-Bryan-Shines-At-Kill-the-Lights-Tour/stories/201607230137 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:17:30 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/07/23/Luke-Bryan-Shines-At-Kill-the-Lights-Tour/stories/201607230137 For having just turned 40, country superstar Luke Bryan still has the spirit of a 21-year-old frat boy. From guzzling beer on stage to his signature hip-gyrating, every move he made had the fans ready to party and screeching at the top of their lungs. For having just turned 40, country superstar Luke Bryan still has the spirit of a 21-year-old frat boy. From guzzling beer on stage to his signature hip-gyrating, every move he made had the fans ready to party and screeching at the top of their lungs.

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Meadows tries to build new, younger audience By Brody Miller  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/other-sports/2016/07/23/Meadows-tries-to-build-new-younger-audience/stories/201607230134 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:29:04 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/other-sports/2016/07/23/Meadows-tries-to-build-new-younger-audience/stories/201607230134 Gamblers love adrenaline. They love that thrill of winning — or almost winning — and it makes them want to try for more. But the average gambler on the floor of The Meadows Racetrack and Casino is at least 60. Gamblers love adrenaline. They love that thrill of winning — or almost winning — and it makes them want to try for more. But the average gambler on the floor of The Meadows Racetrack and Casino is at least 60.

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Pirates notebook: Mercer steps into familiar role, but with a new twist By Stephen J. Nesbitt / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2016/07/23/Mercer-steps-into-familiar-role-but-with-a-new-twist/stories/201607230069 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:18:56 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2016/07/23/Mercer-steps-into-familiar-role-but-with-a-new-twist/stories/201607230069 Jordy Mercer was back atop the Pirates lineup Friday for a series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies, and, for the first time in his 431 starts in the majors, Mercer was batting leadoff against a right-handed pitcher. He often leads off often against left-handers, though. Jordy Mercer was back atop the Pirates lineup Friday for a series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies, and, for the first time in his 431 starts in the majors, Mercer was batting leadoff against a right-handed pitcher. He often leads off often against left-handers, though.

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Ron Cook: Le'Veon Bell is latest Steelers player to embarrass ownership, teammates By Ron Cook / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ron-cook/2016/07/23/La-veon/stories/201607230049 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:13:28 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ron-cook/2016/07/23/La-veon/stories/201607230049 Alameda Ta’amu. Mike Adams. Chris Rainey. LeGarrette Blount. Martavis Bryant. Le’Veon Bell. I apologize if I’m forgetting any Steelers miscreants from the past five years. There have been so many, it’s hard to keep track. Alameda Ta’amu. Mike Adams. Chris Rainey. LeGarrette Blount. Martavis Bryant. Le’Veon Bell. I apologize if I’m forgetting any Steelers miscreants from the past five years. There have been so many, it’s hard to keep track.

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Narduzzi labels difficult schedule ‘great’ for Pitt By Sam Werner Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2016/07/23/Narduzzi-labels-difficult-schedule-great-for-Pitt/stories/201607230088 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:12:29 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2016/07/23/Narduzzi-labels-difficult-schedule-great-for-Pitt/stories/201607230088 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — When looking at Pitt’s late September schedule, a number of descriptions come to mind. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — When looking at Pitt’s late September schedule, a number of descriptions come to mind.

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Riverhounds' newest signee yields hope for a 'necessary change' By Megan Ryan / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/soccer/2016/07/23/Riverhounds-newest-signee-welcomes-a-necessary-change/stories/201607230076 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:03:08 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/soccer/2016/07/23/Riverhounds-newest-signee-welcomes-a-necessary-change/stories/201607230076 Since Dave Brandt took the the helm of the Riverhounds two months ago, the club has switched out five former players for five new ones in an attempt to reinvigorate the floundering squad. Since Dave Brandt took the the helm of the Riverhounds two months ago, the club has switched out five former players for five new ones in an attempt to reinvigorate the floundering squad.

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Rebuilding Together to rehab 150 homes in county this year By Diana Nelson Jones / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/23/Rebuilding-Together-to-rehab-150-homes-in-Allegheny-County-this-year/stories/201607220175 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:01:52 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/23/Rebuilding-Together-to-rehab-150-homes-in-Allegheny-County-this-year/stories/201607220175 For years, Adeline Fratangelo shivered in her sewing room because her windows weren’t insulated. Her Hazelwood home of almost 50 years also had an unstable kitchen floor, an outdated electrical box, broken front steps, foundation cracks and lacked safety features such as hand rails. For years, Adeline Fratangelo shivered in her sewing room because her windows weren’t insulated. Her Hazelwood home of almost 50 years also had an unstable kitchen floor, an outdated electrical box, broken front steps, foundation cracks and lacked safety features such as hand rails.

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CMU center relives city's industrial past By Kris B. Mamula / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/business/tech-news/2016/07/23/CMU-center-relives-city-s-industrial-past/stories/201607230037 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/tech-news/2016/07/23/CMU-center-relives-city-s-industrial-past/stories/201607230037 Part of Pittsburgh’s industrial past was reborn Friday in a sleek new building on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University. Part of Pittsburgh’s industrial past was reborn Friday in a sleek new building on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University.

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Pet Tales: Dolly the cat is running for president By Linda Wilson Fuoco / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/2016/07/23/Pet-Tales-Dolly-the-cat-is-running-for-president/stories/201607230005 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/2016/07/23/Pet-Tales-Dolly-the-cat-is-running-for-president/stories/201607230005 One more candidate entered the presidential race on Friday, promising to “Fix America.” One more candidate entered the presidential race on Friday, promising to “Fix America.”

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Pa. anti-hazing rules in place for middle and high schools By Michaelle Bond / Philadelphia Inquirer http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2016/07/23/Pa-anti-hazing-rules-in-place-for-middle-and-high-schools/stories/201607230082 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2016/07/23/Pa-anti-hazing-rules-in-place-for-middle-and-high-schools/stories/201607230082 Starting today, middle and high school students in Pennsylvania can be criminally charged for hazing their peers, as new state regulations go into effect following several high-profile incidents at public schools. Starting today, middle and high school students in Pennsylvania can be criminally charged for hazing their peers, as new state regulations go into effect following several high-profile incidents at public schools.

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Beltzhoover doctor calls it a career after over 59 years of patient care By Madeline Kennedy / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/23/Beltzhoover-doctor-calls-it-a-career-after-over-59-years-of-patient-care/stories/201607230070 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/23/Beltzhoover-doctor-calls-it-a-career-after-over-59-years-of-patient-care/stories/201607230070 For the first time in more than half a century, the waiting room of the small doctor’s office at 514 Beltzhoover Ave. was about to be empty. George McCollum was seeing his last patient of the day and the final one of his medical career. For the first time in more than half a century, the waiting room of the small doctor’s office at 514 Beltzhoover Ave. was about to be empty. George McCollum was seeing his last patient of the day and the final one of his medical career.

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Wright’s Fallingwater, other works placed on landmarks waiting list By Don Hopey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2016/07/23/Wright-s-Fallingwater-other-works-placed-on-landmarks-waiting-list/stories/201607230051 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2016/07/23/Wright-s-Fallingwater-other-works-placed-on-landmarks-waiting-list/stories/201607230051 The inclusion of Fallingwater on the United Nations’ World Heritage List of significant cultural landmarks remains a bit of a cliffhanger. The inclusion of Fallingwater on the United Nations’ World Heritage List of significant cultural landmarks remains a bit of a cliffhanger.

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Concert review: Percussionists lead beat for PNME By Elizabeth Bloom / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/07/23/Concert-review-Percussionists-Andy-Akiho-Ian-Rosenbaum-lead-beat-for-Pittsburgh-New-Music-Ensemble/stories/201607230050 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/07/23/Concert-review-Percussionists-Andy-Akiho-Ian-Rosenbaum-lead-beat-for-Pittsburgh-New-Music-Ensemble/stories/201607230050 Andy Akiho is certainly one of the few composers in the history of classical music to have learned his craft through the steel pan. Andy Akiho is certainly one of the few composers in the history of classical music to have learned his craft through the steel pan.

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Peter McKay: Go, Pokemon Go, and take me with you By Peter McKay / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/2016/07/23/Peter-McKay-Go-Pokemon-Go-and-take-me-with-you/stories/201607230040 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/2016/07/23/Peter-McKay-Go-Pokemon-Go-and-take-me-with-you/stories/201607230040 Over the past week, the news people on my TV have been going absolutely crazy about a craze sweeping the nation — Pokemon Go. Over the past week, the news people on my TV have been going absolutely crazy about a craze sweeping the nation — Pokemon Go.

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Saturday Diary: A bomb explodes, a journalist dies By Olena Goncharova http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2016/07/23/Saturday-Diary-A-bomb-explodes-a-journalist-dies/stories/201607230039 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2016/07/23/Saturday-Diary-A-bomb-explodes-a-journalist-dies/stories/201607230039 I woke up to the buzz of Facebook messenger on my phone Wednesday morning and saw 90 notifications in my work chat. That’s how I knew something had happened back at home, in Ukraine. I woke up to the buzz of Facebook messenger on my phone Wednesday morning and saw 90 notifications in my work chat. That’s how I knew something had happened back at home, in Ukraine.

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David Conrad to join Pittsburgh Magazine Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/books/2016/07/23/David-Conrad-new-Pittsburgh-Magazine-columnist/stories/201607230038 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/books/2016/07/23/David-Conrad-new-Pittsburgh-Magazine-columnist/stories/201607230038 Actor David Conrad is Pittsburgh Magazine’s newest columnist. Actor David Conrad is Pittsburgh Magazine’s newest columnist.

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