http://www.post-gazette.com Fri, 29 May 2015 00:05:43 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 WQED’s 3-year look at black men and boys ends tonight By Clarece Polke / The Pittsburgh Press http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2015/05/28/WQED-s-3-year-look-at-black-men-and-boys-ends-tonight/stories/201505280201 Thu, 28 May 2015 20:23:59 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2015/05/28/WQED-s-3-year-look-at-black-men-and-boys-ends-tonight/stories/201505280201 A series documenting stories of influential black men in the Pittsburgh-area will air its final program tonight, followed by a live panel discussion. A series documenting stories of influential black men in the Pittsburgh-area will air its final program tonight, followed by a live panel discussion.

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Chevron to pay $5 million to settle wrongful death suit By Stephanie Ritenbaugh / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/powersource/companies-powersource/2015/05/28/Chevron-to-pay-5-million-to-settle-wrongful-death-suit-Marcellus-Shale-Pennsylvania/stories/201505280190 Thu, 28 May 2015 17:37:40 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/powersource/companies-powersource/2015/05/28/Chevron-to-pay-5-million-to-settle-wrongful-death-suit-Marcellus-Shale-Pennsylvania/stories/201505280190 Chevron has agreed to pay $5 million to settle a wrongful death suit involving Ian Robert McKee, a worker who was killed at an explosion at a Marcellus Shale well site in Greene County last year. Chevron has agreed to pay $5 million to settle a wrongful death suit involving Ian Robert McKee, a worker who was killed at an explosion at a Marcellus Shale well site in Greene County last year.

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More than 90 percent of Pa. school districts submit plans for increased funds By Mary Niederberger / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2015/05/28/More-than90-percent-of-school-districts-submit-plans-to-state-funding-pennsylvania/stories/201505280189 Thu, 28 May 2015 17:11:40 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2015/05/28/More-than90-percent-of-school-districts-submit-plans-to-state-funding-pennsylvania/stories/201505280189 Ninety-two percent of school districts in the state have submitted plans outlining how they would spend their share of the proposed $400 million increase in basic education funding that Gov. Tom Wolf wants allocated to schools, according to the governor's office. Ninety-two percent of school districts in the state have submitted plans outlining how they would spend their share of the proposed $400 million increase in basic education funding that Gov. Tom Wolf wants allocated to schools, according to the governor's office.

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Pittsburgh authorities indict 15 Chinese in college test-taking scheme By Torsten Ove / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2015/05/28/Pittsburgh-authorities-indict-15-Chinese-in-alleged-college-test-taking-scheme-SAT/stories/201505280178 Thu, 28 May 2015 14:57:15 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2015/05/28/Pittsburgh-authorities-indict-15-Chinese-in-alleged-college-test-taking-scheme-SAT/stories/201505280178 Federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh have charged 15 Chinese nationals in the U.S. and China with fraud in a scheme to pay impostors to take college entrance exams using fake passports for identification. Federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh have charged 15 Chinese nationals in the U.S. and China with fraud in a scheme to pay impostors to take college entrance exams using fake passports for identification.

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Bettis believes Bell can develop into Steelers' all-time best running back By Ed Bouchette / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2015/05/28/Bettis-believes-Bell-can-develop-into-Steelers-all-time-best-running-back/stories/201505280057 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2015/05/28/Bettis-believes-Bell-can-develop-into-Steelers-all-time-best-running-back/stories/201505280057 Four Steelers running backs have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. And then there is Le’Veon Bell. Four Steelers running backs have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. And then there is Le’Veon Bell.

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Gene Collier: When it comes to playing baseball, Kang needs no interpreter By Gene Collier / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2015/05/28/Gene-Collier-12/stories/201505280102 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2015/05/28/Gene-Collier-12/stories/201505280102 Wednesday afternoon, for the first time and for only the briefest of moments did Jung Ho Kang look even an ounce nervous in a Pirates uniform. Wednesday afternoon, for the first time and for only the briefest of moments did Jung Ho Kang look even an ounce nervous in a Pirates uniform.

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Cellone’s Bakery plans expansion with a new facility, new product ideas By Teresa F. Lindeman / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2015/05/28/Cellone-s-Bakery-plans-expansion-with-a-new-facility-new-product-ideas/stories/201505280020 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2015/05/28/Cellone-s-Bakery-plans-expansion-with-a-new-facility-new-product-ideas/stories/201505280020 Anyone who has spent time in Western Pennsylvania has probably tasted bread from Cellone’s Bakery, a commercial baking business launched more than a century ago in Bridgeville. Anyone who has spent time in Western Pennsylvania has probably tasted bread from Cellone’s Bakery, a commercial baking business launched more than a century ago in Bridgeville.

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Pittsburgh special needs students dance the morn away at daytime prom By Julian Routh / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2015/05/28/Pittsburgh-special-needs-students-dance-the-morn-away-at-their-daytime-prom/stories/201505280022 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2015/05/28/Pittsburgh-special-needs-students-dance-the-morn-away-at-their-daytime-prom/stories/201505280022 Max Mangum, a freshman at Carlynton Junior-Senior High School, throws his hands in the air and sings along to the chorus of Usher’s “DJ Got Us Fallin’ in Love” in the Grand Ballroom of the Omni William Penn Hotel. Max Mangum, a freshman at Carlynton Junior-Senior High School, throws his hands in the air and sings along to the chorus of Usher’s “DJ Got Us Fallin’ in Love” in the Grand Ballroom of the Omni William Penn Hotel.

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Councilwoman Darlene Harris questions renovations at Pittsburgh inspections department By Robert Zullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/05/28/Councilwoman-Darlene-Harris-questions-renovations-at-city-department/stories/201505280081 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/05/28/Councilwoman-Darlene-Harris-questions-renovations-at-city-department/stories/201505280081 Pulling open the bottom freezer drawer of a new stainless steel Samsung refrigerator, Councilwoman Darlene Harris’ eyes widened. Pulling open the bottom freezer drawer of a new stainless steel Samsung refrigerator, Councilwoman Darlene Harris’ eyes widened.

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Market St. Grocery stocks shelves with local ingredients and unusual products By Melissa McCart / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/05/28/Downtown-Pittsburgh-grocery-stocks-shelves-with-local-ingredients-and-unusual-products/stories/201505280096 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/05/28/Downtown-Pittsburgh-grocery-stocks-shelves-with-local-ingredients-and-unusual-products/stories/201505280096 Two years in the making, Market St. Grocery has been seeing brisk business since it opened late April as the first Downtown grocery in five years. Two years in the making, Market St. Grocery has been seeing brisk business since it opened late April as the first Downtown grocery in five years.

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Summer concert season seen as boon to Pittsburgh economy By Mark Belko / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/05/28/Concert-season-a-boon-to-the-local-economy/stories/201505280104 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/05/28/Concert-season-a-boon-to-the-local-economy/stories/201505280104 With Kenny Chesney arriving Saturday, much of the talk will be about the trash left behind by fans who attended his show two years ago. With Kenny Chesney arriving Saturday, much of the talk will be about the trash left behind by fans who attended his show two years ago.

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Munch goes to Freedom Farms Sandwich Shop in Butler By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/munch/2015/05/28/Munch-goes-to-Freedom-Farms-Sandwich-Shop/stories/201505280095 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/munch/2015/05/28/Munch-goes-to-Freedom-Farms-Sandwich-Shop/stories/201505280095 On a perfect 82-degree Sunday, under an azure sky, sporadically dotted with white cotton ball cumulus clouds, I'm sitting at a burnt orange picnic table, surrounded by rolling hills of green foliage eating a sandwich of which its component parts may have been oinking or growing in a nearby field as recently as a few days prior. On a perfect 82-degree Sunday, under an azure sky, sporadically dotted with white cotton ball cumulus clouds, I'm sitting at a burnt orange picnic table, surrounded by rolling hills of green foliage eating a sandwich of which its component parts may have been oinking or growing in a nearby field as recently as a few days prior.

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Music preview: Billy Price and Otis Clay create a new soul classic By Scott Mervis / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2015/05/28/Preview-Billy-Price-and-Otis-Clay-create-a-new-soul-classic-with-This-Time-For-Real/stories/201505280076 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2015/05/28/Preview-Billy-Price-and-Otis-Clay-create-a-new-soul-classic-with-This-Time-For-Real/stories/201505280076 The dedicated music fan falls for an artist and delves into everything that band or singer ever recorded. And then there is that next level -- the music geek, the scholar, the practicing musician -- who takes it a step further and wants to hear everyone else on the label, particularly the boutique labels. The dedicated music fan falls for an artist and delves into everything that band or singer ever recorded. And then there is that next level -- the music geek, the scholar, the practicing musician -- who takes it a step further and wants to hear everyone else on the label, particularly the boutique labels.

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Obituary: Matthew Frank Antonin Sevcik | Radiologist pushed back against his early dementia By Lexi Belculfine / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2015/05/28/Obituary-Matthew-Frank-Antonin-Sevcik-Radiologist-pushed-back-against-his-early-dementia/stories/201505280109 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2015/05/28/Obituary-Matthew-Frank-Antonin-Sevcik-Radiologist-pushed-back-against-his-early-dementia/stories/201505280109 Though the life and career of a local radiologist were cut short by a form of dementia, he never complained. Though the life and career of a local radiologist were cut short by a form of dementia, he never complained.

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Pirates notebook: Alvarez's home runs spar some statistical anomalies By Stephen J. Nesbitt / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2015/05/28/Alvarez-s-home-runs-trigger-some-statistical-anomalies/stories/201505280092 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2015/05/28/Alvarez-s-home-runs-trigger-some-statistical-anomalies/stories/201505280092 Just past the quarter pole of the season, Pedro Alvarez is on pace for quite the bounce-back year. With a .246 batting average, .329 on-base percentage and .493 slugging mark, he’s putting up some of the best numbers in his six years with the Pirates. Just past the quarter pole of the season, Pedro Alvarez is on pace for quite the bounce-back year. With a .246 batting average, .329 on-base percentage and .493 slugging mark, he’s putting up some of the best numbers in his six years with the Pirates.

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Agent: Penguins Ehrhoff has 'clean bill of health' By Seth Rorabaugh / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2015/05/28/Penguins-defenseman-Christian-Ehrhoff-concussions-healthy/stories/201505270251 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2015/05/28/Penguins-defenseman-Christian-Ehrhoff-concussions-healthy/stories/201505270251 Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff "has been given a clean bill of health" according to his agent, Rick Curran. Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff "has been given a clean bill of health" according to his agent, Rick Curran.

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Charges dropped in homicide case after co-defendant refuses to testify By Paula Reed Ward / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/south/2015/05/28/Charges-dropped-in-homicide-case-after-co-defendant-refuses-to-testify/stories/201505280071 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/south/2015/05/28/Charges-dropped-in-homicide-case-after-co-defendant-refuses-to-testify/stories/201505280071 The Allegheny County District Attorney’s office on Wednesday dropped charges against three co-defendants in a homicide case after a fourth co-defendant — and cooperating witness against them — refused to testify. The Allegheny County District Attorney’s office on Wednesday dropped charges against three co-defendants in a homicide case after a fourth co-defendant — and cooperating witness against them — refused to testify.

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Nonprofits’ impact touted at Pittsburgh briefing centering on Wolf budget By Joyce Gannon / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2015/05/28/Nonprofits-impact-touted-at-Pittsburgh-briefing-centering-on-Wolf-budget/stories/201505280065 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2015/05/28/Nonprofits-impact-touted-at-Pittsburgh-briefing-centering-on-Wolf-budget/stories/201505280065 Nonprofit agencies in Allegheny County that provide critical health and human services as well as educational, environmental and arts programming employ 75,000 people and generate more than $4 billion in annual revenues. But for years they’ve been largely ignored as a viable part of the economy by state government officials who have approved drastic cuts in Pennsylvania’s budgets, a prominent nonprofit leader said Wednesday. Nonprofit agencies in Allegheny County that provide critical health and human services as well as educational, environmental and arts programming employ 75,000 people and generate more than $4 billion in annual revenues. But for years they’ve been largely ignored as a viable part of the economy by state government officials who have approved drastic cuts in Pennsylvania’s budgets, a prominent nonprofit leader said Wednesday.

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Music preview: Chesney, Church ready for Big Revival By Scott Mervis / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2015/05/28/Music-preview-Kenny-Chesney-Eric-Church-ready-for-Big-Revival-at-Heinz-Field/stories/201505280125 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2015/05/28/Music-preview-Kenny-Chesney-Eric-Church-ready-for-Big-Revival-at-Heinz-Field/stories/201505280125 Two years ago Kenny Chesney's No Shoes Nation Tour ripped through the North Shore like a hurricane. Two years ago Kenny Chesney's No Shoes Nation Tour ripped through the North Shore like a hurricane.

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The Hot List: Pittsburgh Symphony in 'Flight'; concert for Nepal; Gene Kelly Awards and more http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2015/05/28/Pittsburgh-Symphony-Nepal-Gene-Kelly-AwardsScience-Center-Shadyside-Arts-Festival-OpenStreetsPGH-and-more/stories/201505280106 Thu, 28 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2015/05/28/Pittsburgh-Symphony-Nepal-Gene-Kelly-AwardsScience-Center-Shadyside-Arts-Festival-OpenStreetsPGH-and-more/stories/201505280106 ALL WEEKEND ALL WEEKEND

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