http://www.post-gazette.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:09:04 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 Gene Collier: Shocking doesn’t begin to describe Steelers win http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/gene-collier/2014/10/21/Gene-Collier-A-game-filled-with-big-plays-Who-would-have-guessed-it/stories/201410210152 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:06:22 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/gene-collier/2014/10/21/Gene-Collier-A-game-filled-with-big-plays-Who-would-have-guessed-it/stories/201410210152 Few things are guaranteed in this NFL, maybe you’ve noticed, and the prospect of the 3-3 Houston Texans combining with the 3-3 Pittsburgh Pennsylvanians to construct a sweepingly entertaining night of prime-time hi-jinks was not among them. Few things are guaranteed in this NFL, maybe you’ve noticed, and the prospect of the 3-3 Houston Texans combining with the 3-3 Pittsburgh Pennsylvanians to construct a sweepingly entertaining night of prime-time hi-jinks was not among them.

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Report Card: Steelers vs. Texans, 30-23 http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/10/21/Report-Card-Steelers-vs-Texans-31-10/stories/201410210146 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:35:30 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/10/21/Report-Card-Steelers-vs-Texans-31-10/stories/201410210146    

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Bob Smzik: New wrinkle: Three-minute offense http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/smizik-on-sports/2014/10/21/Bob-Smzik-New-wrinkle-Three-minute-offense/stories/201410210145 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:19:51 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/smizik-on-sports/2014/10/21/Bob-Smzik-New-wrinkle-Three-minute-offense/stories/201410210145 Was this 30-23 win over the Houston Texans a harbinger of better days ahead for the Steelers? Was this 30-23 win over the Houston Texans a harbinger of better days ahead for the Steelers?

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Pittsburgh's second hockey team: Special-needs kids takes to the ice http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2014/10/21/A-second-hockey-team-for-special-needs-kids-takes-to-the-ice/stories/201410170181 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:27:44 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2014/10/21/A-second-hockey-team-for-special-needs-kids-takes-to-the-ice/stories/201410170181 There’s now a second team in Pittsburgh in which children with special needs can learn to play hockey. There’s now a second team in Pittsburgh in which children with special needs can learn to play hockey.

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Experts offer solutions to some questions with confidential informant problems http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2014/10/21/Experts-offer-solutions-to-some-questions-with-confidential-informant-problems/stories/201410210010 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:02:12 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2014/10/21/Experts-offer-solutions-to-some-questions-with-confidential-informant-problems/stories/201410210010 Nobody is too bad to be a federal confidential informant, under guidelines that prosecutors say are necessarily flexible, but that others criticize as too loose. Nobody is too bad to be a federal confidential informant, under guidelines that prosecutors say are necessarily flexible, but that others criticize as too loose.

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Pittsburgh's New Immigrants: Canadian jobs tough to find for foreign doctors http://www.post-gazette.com/newimmigrants/2014/10/21/Canadian-jobs-tough-to-find-for-foreign-doctors/stories/201410200006 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:52:53 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/newimmigrants/2014/10/21/Canadian-jobs-tough-to-find-for-foreign-doctors/stories/201410200006 MISSISSAUGA, Ontario -- Shakeel Ahmed got his medical training in Pakistan and Scotland, and worked for 26 years as a family doctor and pediatrician in Saudi Arabia. MISSISSAUGA, Ontario -- Shakeel Ahmed got his medical training in Pakistan and Scotland, and worked for 26 years as a family doctor and pediatrician in Saudi Arabia.

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New Penguins defenseman happy where he landed http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2014/10/21/New-Penguins-defenseman-happy-where-he-landed/stories/201410210087 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:14:40 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2014/10/21/New-Penguins-defenseman-happy-where-he-landed/stories/201410210087 Defenseman Christian Ehrhoff scribbled down a list of teams he could envision himself playing for shortly after the Buffalo Sabres bought out his contract this summer, making him a free agent again. Defenseman Christian Ehrhoff scribbled down a list of teams he could envision himself playing for shortly after the Buffalo Sabres bought out his contract this summer, making him a free agent again.

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Penguins notebook: Physical defenseman back at practice http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2014/10/21/Penguins-notebook-Physical-defenseman-back-at-practice/stories/201410210082 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:03:52 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2014/10/21/Penguins-notebook-Physical-defenseman-back-at-practice/stories/201410210082 Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo resumed practicing Monday at Consol Energy Center. He has been sidelined since he collided knees with a Minnesota Wild player in a preseason home game Sept. 26. He was able to participate in most of the team’s drills. Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo resumed practicing Monday at Consol Energy Center. He has been sidelined since he collided knees with a Minnesota Wild player in a preseason home game Sept. 26. He was able to participate in most of the team’s drills.

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Pitt notebook: Georgia Tech's triple option always a headache http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2014/10/21/Pitt-notebook-Georgia-Tech-s-triple-option-always-a-headache/stories/201410210080 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:57:03 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2014/10/21/Pitt-notebook-Georgia-Tech-s-triple-option-always-a-headache/stories/201410210080 As soon as Pitt’s ACC schedule is released every year, there’s always one game that jumps out as just a little different from the rest. As soon as Pitt’s ACC schedule is released every year, there’s always one game that jumps out as just a little different from the rest.

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Pittsburgh City Council president cited in recent incidents http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/21/Pittsburgh-City-Council-president-cited-in-recent-incidents/stories/201410210075 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:38:44 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/21/Pittsburgh-City-Council-president-cited-in-recent-incidents/stories/201410210075 Pittsburgh City Council President Bruce Kraus was cited Monday with littering and harassment following an incident involving the owner of a pet salon next to his home in the South Side Flats. Pittsburgh City Council President Bruce Kraus was cited Monday with littering and harassment following an incident involving the owner of a pet salon next to his home in the South Side Flats.

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Highmark fights Pa. hearing over Community Blue plan http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/21/Highmark-fights-Pa-over-Community-Blue-Medicare-Advantage-plan/stories/201410210063 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:01:24 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/21/Highmark-fights-Pa-over-Community-Blue-Medicare-Advantage-plan/stories/201410210063 Highmark Inc. is seeking a temporary restraining order to block a scheduled hearing Wednesday in state court regarding its planned Community Blue Medicare Advantage plan. The low-cost, narrow-network plan would exclude members from in-network access to most UPMC physicians and facilities. Highmark Inc. is seeking a temporary restraining order to block a scheduled hearing Wednesday in state court regarding its planned Community Blue Medicare Advantage plan. The low-cost, narrow-network plan would exclude members from in-network access to most UPMC physicians and facilities.

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Suspect in two Shadyside rapes in 1992 released on a technicality http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/21/Suspect-in-two-1992-rapes-released-due-to-technicality/stories/201410210058 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:29:48 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/21/Suspect-in-two-1992-rapes-released-due-to-technicality/stories/201410210058 Because of a technicality in the law, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office on Friday withdrew rape charges in two 1992 cases against a New York man. Because of a technicality in the law, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office on Friday withdrew rape charges in two 1992 cases against a New York man.

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PPG turns to Westmoreland Supply sale to boost brand http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/21/PPG-turns-to-Westmoreland-Supply-sale-to-boost-brand/stories/201410210054 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:25:33 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/21/PPG-turns-to-Westmoreland-Supply-sale-to-boost-brand/stories/201410210054 About three years ago, PPG Industries asked the owners of Westmoreland Supply, an independent paint distributor based in Greensburg, whether they had an exit strategy. About three years ago, PPG Industries asked the owners of Westmoreland Supply, an independent paint distributor based in Greensburg, whether they had an exit strategy.

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Morgantown police using social media photos to nab rioters http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2014/10/21/Morgantown-police-uses-social-media-photos-to-nab-rioters/stories/201410210035 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:34:05 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2014/10/21/Morgantown-police-uses-social-media-photos-to-nab-rioters/stories/201410210035 Hours after WVU’s big win over Baylor on Saturday, some fans posed with toppled light poles and burning couches and posted the photos online. Hours after WVU’s big win over Baylor on Saturday, some fans posed with toppled light poles and burning couches and posted the photos online.

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Political fever: Obama’s Ebola czar lacks medical authority http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2014/10/21/Political-fever-Obama-s-Ebola-czar-lacks-medical-authority/stories/201410210034 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:34:04 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2014/10/21/Political-fever-Obama-s-Ebola-czar-lacks-medical-authority/stories/201410210034 With midterm elections so close, it was inevitable that Ebola would become another depressing political point of division. A scary disease, a scare-mongering media and an easily scared American people make the politics of fear its own epidemic. With midterm elections so close, it was inevitable that Ebola would become another depressing political point of division. A scary disease, a scare-mongering media and an easily scared American people make the politics of fear its own epidemic.

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Pittsburgh H.J. Heinz Co. tops customer satisfaction rankings as other struggle http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/21/Heinz-tops-customer-satisfaction-rankings-as-other-struggle/stories/201410210032 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/21/Heinz-tops-customer-satisfaction-rankings-as-other-struggle/stories/201410210032 Rising prices for food and other household products have made consumers pretty unhappy this year, but Pittsburgh ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co. managed to maintain its position at the top of the food manufacturing rankings from an index based at the University of Michigan. Rising prices for food and other household products have made consumers pretty unhappy this year, but Pittsburgh ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co. managed to maintain its position at the top of the food manufacturing rankings from an index based at the University of Michigan.

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39th House District: Rick Saccone’s knowledge makes him the better choice http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2014/10/21/39th-House-District-Rick-Saccone-s-knowledge-makes-him-the-better-choice/stories/201410310022 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:04:54 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2014/10/21/39th-House-District-Rick-Saccone-s-knowledge-makes-him-the-better-choice/stories/201410310022 Two years ago, the Post-Gazette endorsed state Rep. Rick Saccone’s challenger because the Republican incumbent was out of sync with our positions on various issues. Two years ago, the Post-Gazette endorsed state Rep. Rick Saccone’s challenger because the Republican incumbent was out of sync with our positions on various issues.

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Indonesia’s prospects: A new leader begins in the key Asian democracy http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2014/10/21/Indonesia-s-prospects-A-new-leader-begins-in-the-key-Asian-democracy/stories/201410210027 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:29:09 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2014/10/21/Indonesia-s-prospects-A-new-leader-begins-in-the-key-Asian-democracy/stories/201410210027 Indonesia yesterday inaugurated a new president, Joko Widodo, who has a humble background and, significantly for a country still building democracy, succeeds another civilian elected president. Indonesia yesterday inaugurated a new president, Joko Widodo, who has a humble background and, significantly for a country still building democracy, succeeds another civilian elected president.

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Ced Kurtz's Techman Texts: Operating system installation has simplified. http://www.post-gazette.com/business/technology/2014/10/21/Ced-Kurtz-s-Techman-Texts-Operating-system-installation-has-simplified/stories/201410210021 Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:40:55 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/technology/2014/10/21/Ced-Kurtz-s-Techman-Texts-Operating-system-installation-has-simplified/stories/201410210021 I recently installed the new OS X operating system, called Yosemite, on my year-old iMac. I recently installed the new OS X operating system, called Yosemite, on my year-old iMac.

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Steel advice: Divorce long in the past, so sell silver flatware and move on http://www.post-gazette.com/life/Steel-Advice/2014/10/21/Steel-advice-7/stories/201410210020 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:08:05 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/Steel-Advice/2014/10/21/Steel-advice-7/stories/201410210020 DEAR STEEL ADVICE: My late mother-in-law (she died in 2000) gave me a full set of sterling silver flatware when her son and I were married. We were very close and she insisted on giving me several lovely, expensive gifts early on in the marriage. They were put away and never used. During the divorce in 1996, no mention was made of any of these items. Honestly, I had forgotten about them until a few months ago when, going through boxes of stuff untouched for years, I discovered the silver. DEAR STEEL ADVICE: My late mother-in-law (she died in 2000) gave me a full set of sterling silver flatware when her son and I were married. We were very close and she insisted on giving me several lovely, expensive gifts early on in the marriage. They were put away and never used. During the divorce in 1996, no mention was made of any of these items. Honestly, I had forgotten about them until a few months ago when, going through boxes of stuff untouched for years, I discovered the silver.

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