http://www.post-gazette.com Sat, 07 May 2016 00:24:38 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 'Unfortunate situation': Pirates-Marlins series in Puerto Rico moved to Miami amid Zika scares By Bill Brink / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2016/05/06/Pirates-games-in-Puerto-Rico-moved-to-Miami-amid-Zika-scares/stories/201605060222 Fri, 06 May 2016 20:22:34 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2016/05/06/Pirates-games-in-Puerto-Rico-moved-to-Miami-amid-Zika-scares/stories/201605060222 ST. LOUIS — The Pirates and Marlins received a briefing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the risks of the Zika virus in Puerto Rico and the safety precautions being taken. Eventually the trip was put to a vote. The Pirates voted against. ST. LOUIS — The Pirates and Marlins received a briefing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the risks of the Zika virus in Puerto Rico and the safety precautions being taken. Eventually the trip was put to a vote. The Pirates voted against.

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Pirates officially activate Jung Ho Kang, who bats sixth in season debut against Cardinals By Bill Brink / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2016/05/06/Pirates-officially-activate-Jung-Ho-Kang-who-bats-sixth-tonight/stories/201605060221 Fri, 06 May 2016 19:57:50 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2016/05/06/Pirates-officially-activate-Jung-Ho-Kang-who-bats-sixth-tonight/stories/201605060221 ST. LOUIS — Jung Ho Kang has reached the end of his long road back to the majors. ST. LOUIS — Jung Ho Kang has reached the end of his long road back to the majors.

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Trial in Wolfe sisters' E. Liberty killing focuses on pen found at nearby gas station By Torsten Ove / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/05/06/Trial-in-Wolfe-sisters-East-Liberty-killing-focuses-on-pen-found-at-nearby-gas-station-pittsburgh-allen-wade/stories/201605060207 Fri, 06 May 2016 18:22:17 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/05/06/Trial-in-Wolfe-sisters-East-Liberty-killing-focuses-on-pen-found-at-nearby-gas-station-pittsburgh-allen-wade/stories/201605060207 The sibling of two sisters slain in their East Liberty house in 2014 was called to the stand today in the trial of their accused killer to establish that a pen found in the trash of a gas station belonged to one of the sisters. The sibling of two sisters slain in their East Liberty house in 2014 was called to the stand today in the trial of their accused killer to establish that a pen found in the trash of a gas station belonged to one of the sisters.

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2 Wilkinsburg mass shooting suspects, 2 others held for trial in 2013 drug case Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2016/05/06/Four-Wilkinsburg-mass-shooting-suspects-held-for-trial-in-2013-drug-case-pittsburgh-pennsylvania/stories/201605060204 Fri, 06 May 2016 17:58:05 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2016/05/06/Four-Wilkinsburg-mass-shooting-suspects-held-for-trial-in-2013-drug-case-pittsburgh-pennsylvania/stories/201605060204 Four people, two of whom have been identified as suspects in the mass shooting in March of five adults and an unborn child in Wilkinsburg, were ordered held for court today on charges stemming from a 2013 drug case. Four people, two of whom have been identified as suspects in the mass shooting in March of five adults and an unborn child in Wilkinsburg, were ordered held for court today on charges stemming from a 2013 drug case.

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DEA haul of unused drugs doubles during 'take-back days' By Rich Lord / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2016/05/06/DEA-haul-of-unused-drugs-doubles-prescription-take-back-days/stories/201605060201 Fri, 06 May 2016 17:30:06 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2016/05/06/DEA-haul-of-unused-drugs-doubles-prescription-take-back-days/stories/201605060201 Some 25 tons of leftover prescription drugs are out of circulation following Saturday collection events throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced today. Some 25 tons of leftover prescription drugs are out of circulation following Saturday collection events throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced today.

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Northgate School District to name new superintendent Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2016/05/06/Northgate-School-District-to-name-new-superintendent-pittsburgh-bellevue-avalon/stories/201605060202 Fri, 06 May 2016 17:27:22 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2016/05/06/Northgate-School-District-to-name-new-superintendent-pittsburgh-bellevue-avalon/stories/201605060202 The Northgate school board is scheduled to appoint a new superintendent on Monday. The Northgate school board is scheduled to appoint a new superintendent on Monday.

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Police: Suspect arrested in three fatal shootings in Washington, D.C., area Associated Press http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2016/05/06/Police-Three-victims-shot-at-Maryland-mall-suspect-at-large-Westfield-Montgomery-mall/stories/201605060197 Fri, 06 May 2016 16:48:16 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2016/05/06/Police-Three-victims-shot-at-Maryland-mall-suspect-at-large-Westfield-Montgomery-mall/stories/201605060197 A federal security officer suspected in three fatal shootings outside a high school, a mall and a supermarket in the Washington, D.C., area was arrested Friday, police said. Three people were also wounded in the shootings. A federal security officer suspected in three fatal shootings outside a high school, a mall and a supermarket in the Washington, D.C., area was arrested Friday, police said. Three people were also wounded in the shootings.

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Paul Zeise: With Jung Ho Kang returning, let's talk Pirates lineups By Paul Zeise / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/zeise-is-right/2016/05/06/Paul-Zeise-With-Jung-Ho-Kang-returning-let-s-talk-Pirates-lineups/stories/201605060196 Fri, 06 May 2016 16:20:56 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/zeise-is-right/2016/05/06/Paul-Zeise-With-Jung-Ho-Kang-returning-let-s-talk-Pirates-lineups/stories/201605060196 I’ve seen nothing official from the Pirates yet, but I’m going to believe the demotion of Jason Rogers to Class AAA and the Instagram photo of Jung Ho Kang and Francisco Cervelli on a plane headed for St. Louis as enough evidence that Kang will be back in the Pirates lineup — if not tonight, then at some point this weekend. I’ve seen nothing official from the Pirates yet, but I’m going to believe the demotion of Jason Rogers to Class AAA and the Instagram photo of Jung Ho Kang and Francisco Cervelli on a plane headed for St. Louis as enough evidence that Kang will be back in the Pirates lineup — if not tonight, then at some point this weekend.

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Motherly wisdom from some new, and not so new, Pittsburgh moms Compiled by Natalie Bencivenga and Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/lifestyle/2016/05/06/Motherly-wisdom-from-new-Pittsburgh-moms/stories/201605080011 Fri, 06 May 2016 16:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/lifestyle/2016/05/06/Motherly-wisdom-from-new-Pittsburgh-moms/stories/201605080011 For new moms, there is a lot of information coming at them from all directions. But what do they wish that they had really known about pregnancy, babies and everything that follows? For new moms, there is a lot of information coming at them from all directions. But what do they wish that they had really known about pregnancy, babies and everything that follows?

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Sky's the limit: Pittsburgh views, unique spaces reward couple's hard work By Kevin Kirkland / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2016/05/06/Sky-s-the-limit-Views-unique-spaces-reward-couple-s-hard-work/stories/201605080051 Fri, 06 May 2016 14:21:57 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2016/05/06/Sky-s-the-limit-Views-unique-spaces-reward-couple-s-hard-work/stories/201605080051 Tom Dixon says South Side residents seek three holy grails: a garage, a courtyard and a deck. No one has all three. Tom Dixon says South Side residents seek three holy grails: a garage, a courtyard and a deck. No one has all three.

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Sustainable living: New house boasts solar panels, geothermal and details to die for By Kevin Kirkland / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2016/05/06/Sustainable-living-New-house-boasts-solar-panels-geothermal-and-details-to-die-for/stories/201605080035 Fri, 06 May 2016 14:21:57 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2016/05/06/Sustainable-living-New-house-boasts-solar-panels-geothermal-and-details-to-die-for/stories/201605080035 After raising three girls in a century-old house in Sewickley, Susan and Greg Kaminski were looking to downsize. “We thought maybe we should build something,” she said. After raising three girls in a century-old house in Sewickley, Susan and Greg Kaminski were looking to downsize. “We thought maybe we should build something,” she said.

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Four in custody after Beechview home invasion Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/05/06/Four-taken-into-custody-after-Beechview-home-invasion-pittsburgh/stories/201605060182 Fri, 06 May 2016 13:29:36 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/05/06/Four-taken-into-custody-after-Beechview-home-invasion-pittsburgh/stories/201605060182 Four people were taken into custody and two others are being sought in connection with a home invasion in Beechview. Four people were taken into custody and two others are being sought in connection with a home invasion in Beechview.

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Arson arrest made in Lawrenceville house fire Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/05/06/Arson-arrest-made-in-Lawrenceville-house-fire-pittsburgh/stories/201605060181 Fri, 06 May 2016 13:08:53 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/05/06/Arson-arrest-made-in-Lawrenceville-house-fire-pittsburgh/stories/201605060181 A Pittsburgh man has been charged with felony arson in connection with a blaze in Lawrenceville Wednesday. A Pittsburgh man has been charged with felony arson in connection with a blaze in Lawrenceville Wednesday.

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Trump says he was surprised by Paul Ryan's rebuff By Steve Peoples and Erica Werner / Associated Press http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/2016/05/06/Trump-says-he-was-surprised-by-Paul-Ryan-s-rebuff/stories/201605060176 Fri, 06 May 2016 12:42:53 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/2016/05/06/Trump-says-he-was-surprised-by-Paul-Ryan-s-rebuff/stories/201605060176 WASHINGTON — Donald Trump said today he was surprised by House Speaker Paul Ryan’s rebuff of him as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. WASHINGTON — Donald Trump said today he was surprised by House Speaker Paul Ryan’s rebuff of him as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

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U.S. job gains smallest in seven months; jobless rate stays at 5 percent By Christopher S. Rugaber / Associated Press http://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2016/05/06/US-job-gains-smallest-in-7-months-jobless-rate-stays-5-pct-employment/stories/201605060177 Fri, 06 May 2016 12:39:12 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2016/05/06/US-job-gains-smallest-in-7-months-jobless-rate-stays-5-pct-employment/stories/201605060177 WASHINGTON — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months, after a streak of robust monthly gains. WASHINGTON — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months, after a streak of robust monthly gains.

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Police: Venango man charged with raping woman he met via online dating site By Karen Kane / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2016/05/06/Police-Venango-man-charged-with-raping-woman-he-met-via-online-dating-site-pennsylvania/stories/201605060174 Fri, 06 May 2016 12:10:37 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2016/05/06/Police-Venango-man-charged-with-raping-woman-he-met-via-online-dating-site-pennsylvania/stories/201605060174 State police said a meeting arranged via an online dating service led to the rape of a woman in Indiana County overnight. State police said a meeting arranged via an online dating service led to the rape of a woman in Indiana County overnight.

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Steelers rookie minicamp a chance for undrafted free agents to shine, too By Ray Fittipaldo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2016/05/06/Rookie-minicamp-a-chance-for-Steelers-undrafted-free-agents-to-shine-too/stories/201605060102 Fri, 06 May 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2016/05/06/Rookie-minicamp-a-chance-for-Steelers-undrafted-free-agents-to-shine-too/stories/201605060102 When James Harrison announced earlier this week that he was returning to the Steelers for his 14th NFL season, it was the beginning of the next and perhaps final chapter in a career that will garner consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. At the very least, Harrison will go down as one of the Steelers’ all-time great pass rushers. When James Harrison announced earlier this week that he was returning to the Steelers for his 14th NFL season, it was the beginning of the next and perhaps final chapter in a career that will garner consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. At the very least, Harrison will go down as one of the Steelers’ all-time great pass rushers.

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Once a wanted man, 'MOOK' goes legit and trades spray paint for tattoo ink By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/lifestyle/2016/05/06/Once-a-wanted-man-MOOK-goes-legit-and-trades-spray-paint-for-tattoo-ink/stories/201605060055 Fri, 06 May 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/lifestyle/2016/05/06/Once-a-wanted-man-MOOK-goes-legit-and-trades-spray-paint-for-tattoo-ink/stories/201605060055 For a brief period, he was Public Works’ public enemy No. 1. For a brief period, he was Public Works’ public enemy No. 1.

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Tattoo Lu: Brookline artist inks Marvel, Star Wars characters By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/lifestyle/2016/05/06/Tattoo-Lu-Brookline-artist-inks-Marvel-Star-Wars-characters/stories/201605060054 Fri, 06 May 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/lifestyle/2016/05/06/Tattoo-Lu-Brookline-artist-inks-Marvel-Star-Wars-characters/stories/201605060054 With a whining timbre akin to summer locusts, a tattoo machine’s needle punctures skin layers at a rate of 50 times per second. And although he’s sitting cross-legged on a couch in Brookline’s Wyld Chyld tattoo studio, Luis “Lu Skywalker” Valdovinos’ knees seem to shake about as fast, given that he’s on his third vat-sized can of Red Bull that day. With a whining timbre akin to summer locusts, a tattoo machine’s needle punctures skin layers at a rate of 50 times per second. And although he’s sitting cross-legged on a couch in Brookline’s Wyld Chyld tattoo studio, Luis “Lu Skywalker” Valdovinos’ knees seem to shake about as fast, given that he’s on his third vat-sized can of Red Bull that day.

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Study: High rate of Pittsburgh-area children don't get proper asthma treatment By Jill Daly / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2016/05/06/Tracking-asthma-in-Pittsburgh-children-finds-high-rates/stories/201605060082 Fri, 06 May 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2016/05/06/Tracking-asthma-in-Pittsburgh-children-finds-high-rates/stories/201605060082 A high rate of children with asthma, including a high proportion who are not getting proper treatment, was reported in a study released Thursday that looked at students in several elementary schools in and around Pittsburgh. A high rate of children with asthma, including a high proportion who are not getting proper treatment, was reported in a study released Thursday that looked at students in several elementary schools in and around Pittsburgh.

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