http://www.post-gazette.com Sun, 14 Feb 2016 08:39:51 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 Exonerated prisoners here ‘existing one day at a time’ By Michael A. Fuoco / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2016/02/14/Exonerated-prisoners-in-Pennsylvania-existing-one-day-at-a-time/stories/201602140015 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2016/02/14/Exonerated-prisoners-in-Pennsylvania-existing-one-day-at-a-time/stories/201602140015 Lewis Jim Fogle was twice cursed. Lewis Jim Fogle was twice cursed.

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Forty years after death, Kathryn Kuhlman still inspires a small but steady flock By Peter Smith / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2016/02/14/40-years-after-death-Kathryn-Kuhlman-still-inspires-a-small-but-steady-flock/stories/201602140012 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2016/02/14/40-years-after-death-Kathryn-Kuhlman-still-inspires-a-small-but-steady-flock/stories/201602140012 Even now, pilgrims make their way in small but steady numbers beneath the soaring gothic vaults of the historic First Presbyterian Church in Downtown, seeking out the unlikely shrine to a one-time tent revivalist, hoping to pray where she preached. Even now, pilgrims make their way in small but steady numbers beneath the soaring gothic vaults of the historic First Presbyterian Church in Downtown, seeking out the unlikely shrine to a one-time tent revivalist, hoping to pray where she preached.

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Do Dogs Fall in Love By Linda Wilson Fuoco / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/pets/2016/02/14/Do-Dogs-Fall-in-Love/stories/201602100195 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/pets/2016/02/14/Do-Dogs-Fall-in-Love/stories/201602100195 Lizzy, an American foxhound, is indifferent to the many dogs she sees at the South Park Dog Park. But when she met a handsome young German shorthaired pointer named Zeiger, “it was love at first sight,” for both dogs, insists Kelly Schreffler, who posted a picture of “their first kiss” on Facebook. Lizzy, an American foxhound, is indifferent to the many dogs she sees at the South Park Dog Park. But when she met a handsome young German shorthaired pointer named Zeiger, “it was love at first sight,” for both dogs, insists Kelly Schreffler, who posted a picture of “their first kiss” on Facebook.

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Are offseason moves enough for Pirates to compete in daunting NL Central? By Bill Brink / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2016/02/14/Are-offseason-moves-enough-for-Pirates-to-compete-in-daunting-NL-Central/stories/201602140106 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2016/02/14/Are-offseason-moves-enough-for-Pirates-to-compete-in-daunting-NL-Central/stories/201602140106 The Pirates have made a living in recent years by augmenting a strong core with the baseball equivalent of spare parts, players who Pirates scouts thought could reach their previous levels of production.  The Pirates have made a living in recent years by augmenting a strong core with the baseball equivalent of spare parts, players who Pirates scouts thought could reach their previous levels of production. 

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Black military veterans recount ‘in-your-face dividing lines’ By Anya Litvak / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/02/14/Black-military-veterans-recount-in-your-face-dividing-lines/stories/201602140183 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/02/14/Black-military-veterans-recount-in-your-face-dividing-lines/stories/201602140183 Charles Culliver left Pittsburgh at the age of 18 on a Pullman railroad car headed to Louisville, Ky. It was 1958, 10 years after President Harry Truman desegregated the U.S. military. Mr. Culliver had volunteered to serve. Charles Culliver left Pittsburgh at the age of 18 on a Pullman railroad car headed to Louisville, Ky. It was 1958, 10 years after President Harry Truman desegregated the U.S. military. Mr. Culliver had volunteered to serve.

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Penguins can't help but do some scoreboard watching Dave Molinari / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2016/02/14/Penguins-learning-to-scoreboard-watch/stories/201602140178 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2016/02/14/Penguins-learning-to-scoreboard-watch/stories/201602140178 SUNRISE, Fla. — Just a few years ago, any scoreboard watching the Penguins did was mostly a matter of professional curiosity. SUNRISE, Fla. — Just a few years ago, any scoreboard watching the Penguins did was mostly a matter of professional curiosity.

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Eyewitness 1916: Living link to Foster passes on By Len Barcousky / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/portfolio/2016/02/14/Eyewitness-1916-Living-link-to-Foster-passes-on/stories/201602140140 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/portfolio/2016/02/14/Eyewitness-1916-Living-link-to-Foster-passes-on/stories/201602140140 Pittsburgh lost one of its last connections to Stephen Foster 100 years ago. Pittsburgh lost one of its last connections to Stephen Foster 100 years ago.

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Gene Collier: Against all odds, Pitt receiver Dontez Ford has made it By Gene Collier / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/gene-collier/2016/02/14/Gene-Collier-Against-all-odds-Pitt-receiver-Dontez-Ford-has-made-it/stories/201602140137 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/gene-collier/2016/02/14/Gene-Collier-Against-all-odds-Pitt-receiver-Dontez-Ford-has-made-it/stories/201602140137 Dontez Ford arrived straight from an Oakland classroom, the one where he’ll earn the final three credits necessary for a business degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and said first, in that open, guileless way of his, that it’s nothing less than he expected. Dontez Ford arrived straight from an Oakland classroom, the one where he’ll earn the final three credits necessary for a business degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and said first, in that open, guileless way of his, that it’s nothing less than he expected.

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Caption Contest 282 ... and winners of CapCon 281 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/portfolio/2016/02/14/Caption-Contest-282-and-winners-of-CapCon-281/stories/201602140123 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/portfolio/2016/02/14/Caption-Contest-282-and-winners-of-CapCon-281/stories/201602140123 Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer. Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.

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Removing Kane: Impeachment will do the job if she won’t By the Editorial Board http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2016/02/14/Removing-Kane-Impeachment-will-do-the-job-if-she-won-t/stories/201602290022 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2016/02/14/Removing-Kane-Impeachment-will-do-the-job-if-she-won-t/stories/201602290022 Pennsylvanians, from Gov. Tom Wolf on down, who’d like to see the state attorney general leave office should not be disappointed by Wednesday’s failed vote in the Senate to remove her. Pennsylvanians, from Gov. Tom Wolf on down, who’d like to see the state attorney general leave office should not be disappointed by Wednesday’s failed vote in the Senate to remove her.

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UMass economist paints a rosy picture of Sanders economics By Dan Majors / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2016/02/14/UMass-economist-paints-a-rosy-picture-of-Sanders-economics/stories/201602140105 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2016/02/14/UMass-economist-paints-a-rosy-picture-of-Sanders-economics/stories/201602140105 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders knew his ideas for stimulating America’s economy would be costly. Programs for infrastructure, pension funds, free public college tuition and paid family leave don’t come cheap. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders knew his ideas for stimulating America’s economy would be costly. Programs for infrastructure, pension funds, free public college tuition and paid family leave don’t come cheap.

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Brian O'Neill: Art for your sake by Genevieve Barbee By Brian O'Neill / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/brian-oneill/2016/02/14/Art-for-your-sake-by-Genevieve-Barbee/stories/201602140103 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/brian-oneill/2016/02/14/Art-for-your-sake-by-Genevieve-Barbee/stories/201602140103 There’s this Borscht Belt joke about an old Jewish guy reading a newspaper story about Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity and then asking his grandson to explain it. There’s this Borscht Belt joke about an old Jewish guy reading a newspaper story about Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity and then asking his grandson to explain it.

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Guarding their own community By Jeffrey Benzing / PublicSource http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/02/14/Guarding-their-own-community/stories/201602140087 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/02/14/Guarding-their-own-community/stories/201602140087 PublicSource, in collaboration with 90.5 WESA radio, examined the ongoing tragedy of unsolved homicides in Pittsburgh, the disparate impact on the city’s black community and what the community and police are doing to reduce violence. publicsource.org/​projects/​aftermathofmurder. PublicSource, in collaboration with 90.5 WESA radio, examined the ongoing tragedy of unsolved homicides in Pittsburgh, the disparate impact on the city’s black community and what the community and police are doing to reduce violence. publicsource.org/​projects/​aftermathofmurder.

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On the Penguins: A look at Jim Rutherford's vision, Part 1 By Dave Molinari / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2016/02/14/On-the-Penguins-A-look-at-Jim-Rutherford-s-vision-Part-1/stories/201602140078 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2016/02/14/On-the-Penguins-A-look-at-Jim-Rutherford-s-vision-Part-1/stories/201602140078 The NHL trade deadline is Feb. 29 at 3 p.m., and if precedent is any indication, the Penguins roster won’t look the same then as it does today. The NHL trade deadline is Feb. 29 at 3 p.m., and if precedent is any indication, the Penguins roster won’t look the same then as it does today.

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Police want to keep registration stickers on vehicle licenses By Ed Blazina / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2016/02/14/Police-want-to-keep-registration-stickers-on-vehicle-licenses/stories/201602110026 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2016/02/14/Police-want-to-keep-registration-stickers-on-vehicle-licenses/stories/201602110026 PennDOT held a news conference Wednesday in Harrisburg to remind motorists that it will eliminate vehicle registration stickers in January and announce an effort to help local police departments buy equipment to help identify unregistered vehicles. PennDOT held a news conference Wednesday in Harrisburg to remind motorists that it will eliminate vehicle registration stickers in January and announce an effort to help local police departments buy equipment to help identify unregistered vehicles.

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Wiz Khalifa still moving at his own smooth pace By Scott Mervis / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/02/14/Wiz-Khalifa-still-moving-at-his-own-smooth-pace/stories/201602140061 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/02/14/Wiz-Khalifa-still-moving-at-his-own-smooth-pace/stories/201602140061 NEW YORK — Wiz Khalifa, long and lean, slowly glides out of the offices of Atlantic Records in a long camel coat and furry slippers. NEW YORK — Wiz Khalifa, long and lean, slowly glides out of the offices of Atlantic Records in a long camel coat and furry slippers.

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The Steelers offensive line overcame adversity and thrived By Ray Fittipaldo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2016/02/14/The-Steelers-offensive-line-overcame-adversity-and-thrived/stories/201602140040 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2016/02/14/The-Steelers-offensive-line-overcame-adversity-and-thrived/stories/201602140040 (First in a series of stories this winter and spring that will examine the Steelers position by position heading into the 2016 season) (First in a series of stories this winter and spring that will examine the Steelers position by position heading into the 2016 season)

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In its 78th season, a world premiere for Pittsburgh Opera By Elizabeth Bloom / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2016/02/14/In-its-78th-season-a-world-premiere-for-Pittsburgh-Opera-Daniel-Sonenberg-s-The-Summer-King/stories/201602140036 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2016/02/14/In-its-78th-season-a-world-premiere-for-Pittsburgh-Opera-Daniel-Sonenberg-s-The-Summer-King/stories/201602140036 In its 78th season, Pittsburgh Opera will make one of its most ambitious statements yet. The company will offer the first full production of Daniel Sonenberg’s “The Summer King,” an opera about Josh Gibson, the star catcher who played in baseball’s Negro Leagues as a member of the Homestead Grays and Pittsburgh Crawfords. In its 78th season, Pittsburgh Opera will make one of its most ambitious statements yet. The company will offer the first full production of Daniel Sonenberg’s “The Summer King,” an opera about Josh Gibson, the star catcher who played in baseball’s Negro Leagues as a member of the Homestead Grays and Pittsburgh Crawfords.

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Stylebook snapshot: In the age of social media, New York Fashion Week rethinks its format By Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/fashion/2016/02/14/Stylebook-snapshot-In-the-age-of-social-media-New-York-Fashion-Week-rethinks-its-format/stories/201602140033 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/fashion/2016/02/14/Stylebook-snapshot-In-the-age-of-social-media-New-York-Fashion-Week-rethinks-its-format/stories/201602140033 Is New York Fashion Week’s age-old model of see now, wear later archaic? Is New York Fashion Week’s age-old model of see now, wear later archaic?

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TV Q&A: Do viewers have any recourse when a cable company drops a channel? By Rob Owen / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2016/02/14/TV-Q-A-Do-viewers-have-any-recourse-when-a-cable-company-drops-a-channel/stories/201602140021 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2016/02/14/TV-Q-A-Do-viewers-have-any-recourse-when-a-cable-company-drops-a-channel/stories/201602140021 Post-Gazette TV writer Rob Owen answers reader questions online every Friday in Tuned In Journal blog at post-gazette.com/tv. Here’s a selection of recent queries. Post-Gazette TV writer Rob Owen answers reader questions online every Friday in Tuned In Journal blog at post-gazette.com/tv. Here’s a selection of recent queries.

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