http://www.post-gazette.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:39:29 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 Pitt to revive script logo in game against Georgia Tech http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2014/10/24/Pitt-to-revive-script-logo-in-game-against-Georgia-Tech/stories/201410240205 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:06:02 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2014/10/24/Pitt-to-revive-script-logo-in-game-against-Georgia-Tech/stories/201410240205 Pitt will revive its script helmet logo when the Panthers take on Georgia Tech Saturday at Heinz Field. Pitt will revive its script helmet logo when the Panthers take on Georgia Tech Saturday at Heinz Field.

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Police: Student shooter dead after high school attack near Seattle http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2014/10/24/APress-school-shooting-reported-Marysville-Pilchuck-high-school-near-Seattle/stories/201410240204 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:33:20 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2014/10/24/APress-school-shooting-reported-Marysville-Pilchuck-high-school-near-Seattle/stories/201410240204 MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A lone student shooter was dead Friday after an attack at a high school north of Seattle, police said. MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A lone student shooter was dead Friday after an attack at a high school north of Seattle, police said.

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Doctor ordered cyanide test for Ferrante's wife because symptoms weren't normal http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/24/Colleague-describes-Autumn-Klein-as-meticulous-workaholic-in-Ferrante-cyanide-trial-Pittsburgh/stories/201410240195 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:53:08 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/24/Colleague-describes-Autumn-Klein-as-meticulous-workaholic-in-Ferrante-cyanide-trial-Pittsburgh/stories/201410240195 Dr. Autumn Klein was "dedicated to her patients, meticulous," and compassionate about her care and very involved with them." Dr. Autumn Klein was "dedicated to her patients, meticulous," and compassionate about her care and very involved with them."

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$2.5 million grant to aid Granite Building hotel project in Downtown Pittsburgh http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/24/2-5M-grant-to-jump-start-Granite-Building-hotel-project-in-downtown-Pittsburgh/stories/201410240194 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:34:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/24/2-5M-grant-to-jump-start-Granite-Building-hotel-project-in-downtown-Pittsburgh/stories/201410240194 Gov. Tom Corbett delivered a $2.5 million state redevelopment assistance capital grant this morning to jump start Downtown's latest hotel project -- 104 rooms, three bars, and a brasserie-style restaurant at Wood Street and Sixth Avenue. Gov. Tom Corbett delivered a $2.5 million state redevelopment assistance capital grant this morning to jump start Downtown's latest hotel project -- 104 rooms, three bars, and a brasserie-style restaurant at Wood Street and Sixth Avenue.

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Final inventory shows more than 300 photos, other items lost in Flight 93 Memorial fire http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2014/10/24/Final-inventory-shows-more-than-300-items-lost-in-Flight-93-Memorial-fire-Shanksville/stories/201410240182 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:02:23 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2014/10/24/Final-inventory-shows-more-than-300-items-lost-in-Flight-93-Memorial-fire-Shanksville/stories/201410240182 A boarding pass from United Airlines Flight 93 and various passengers’ identification cards were among the numerous items lost in the Oct. 3 fire at the Flight 93 Memorial in Somerset County, according to an inventory conducted by the National Parks Service. A boarding pass from United Airlines Flight 93 and various passengers’ identification cards were among the numerous items lost in the Oct. 3 fire at the Flight 93 Memorial in Somerset County, according to an inventory conducted by the National Parks Service.

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Partnership to replace 558 bridges in Pa., dozens of small ones in Allegheny County http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2014/10/24/Pennsylvania-Department-of-Transportation-selects-partnership-to-replace-558-bridges/stories/201410240190 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:37:52 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2014/10/24/Pennsylvania-Department-of-Transportation-selects-partnership-to-replace-558-bridges/stories/201410240190 A partnership called Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners has been chosen to replace 558 structurally deficient state bridges in a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership, PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch announced today. A partnership called Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners has been chosen to replace 558 structurally deficient state bridges in a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership, PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch announced today.

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Port Authority OKs health plan that will save agency $6.5 million http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2014/10/24/Pittsburgh-Port-Authority-OKs-health-plan-that-will-save-6-5-million/stories/201410240187 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:22:47 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2014/10/24/Pittsburgh-Port-Authority-OKs-health-plan-that-will-save-6-5-million/stories/201410240187 Port Authority's board today approved a new health care agreement with its largest employee union that will save the agency an estimated $6.5 million. Port Authority's board today approved a new health care agreement with its largest employee union that will save the agency an estimated $6.5 million.

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Unsealed warrant in cyanide case reveals Ferrante online searches http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/24/Unsealed-warrant-in-cyanide-case-reveals-University-of-Pittsburgh-researcher-Ferrante-online-searches/stories/201410240186 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:15:41 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/24/Unsealed-warrant-in-cyanide-case-reveals-University-of-Pittsburgh-researcher-Ferrante-online-searches/stories/201410240186 A search warrant application unsealed this morning in the case against University of Pittsburgh researcher Robert Ferrante shows that he began doing online searches related to cyanide poisoning on Jan. 8, 2013, four months before his wife’s death. A search warrant application unsealed this morning in the case against University of Pittsburgh researcher Robert Ferrante shows that he began doing online searches related to cyanide poisoning on Jan. 8, 2013, four months before his wife’s death.

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New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola as three quarantined; CDC 'go' team on site http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2014/10/24/New-York-man-diagnosed-with-Ebola-as-officials-downplay-risk/stories/201410240166 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:28:07 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2014/10/24/New-York-man-diagnosed-with-Ebola-as-officials-downplay-risk/stories/201410240166 A New York City doctor has tested positive for Ebola after returning from aid work in West Africa. Authorities are tracking his movements and reassuring the public the risk of contracting the disease is minimal. A New York City doctor has tested positive for Ebola after returning from aid work in West Africa. Authorities are tracking his movements and reassuring the public the risk of contracting the disease is minimal.

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Bob Smizik: Which team will be region’s next champion? http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/smizik-on-sports/2014/10/24/Smizik-Which-team-will-be-region-s-next-champion/stories/201410240147 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:30:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/smizik-on-sports/2014/10/24/Smizik-Which-team-will-be-region-s-next-champion/stories/201410240147 The golden era of modern Pittsburgh sports was the decade of the 1970s, when teams representing the city won four Super Bowls, two World Series and one college football championship. Pittsburgh truly was the city of champions. The golden era of modern Pittsburgh sports was the decade of the 1970s, when teams representing the city won four Super Bowls, two World Series and one college football championship. Pittsburgh truly was the city of champions.

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Tony Norman: August Wilson Center needs advice, so ... http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/tony-norman/2014/10/24/Tony-Norman-August-Wilson-Center-needs-advice-so/stories/201410240048 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:19:23 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/tony-norman/2014/10/24/Tony-Norman-August-Wilson-Center-needs-advice-so/stories/201410240048 Let’s face it. It wouldn’t be a normal week in Pittsburgh if the beleaguered August Wilson Center for African American Culture didn’t have to jump through some serious hoops on its way back to solvency. Let’s face it. It wouldn’t be a normal week in Pittsburgh if the beleaguered August Wilson Center for African American Culture didn’t have to jump through some serious hoops on its way back to solvency.

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Obituary: Harry Max Goern / Retired executive stayed busy http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2014/10/24/Obituary-Harry-Max-Goern-Retired-executive-stayed-busy/stories/201410240016 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:08:52 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2014/10/24/Obituary-Harry-Max-Goern-Retired-executive-stayed-busy/stories/201410240016 There are men at the end of successful business careers who simply don’t know what to do with themselves in retirement, but Harry Max Goern was not one of them. There are men at the end of successful business careers who simply don’t know what to do with themselves in retirement, but Harry Max Goern was not one of them.

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On the Steelers: Red-zone production could use a little help http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/10/24/On-the-Steelers-Red-zone-production-could-use-a-little-help/stories/201410240109 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:24:35 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/10/24/On-the-Steelers-Red-zone-production-could-use-a-little-help/stories/201410240109 The Heinz Field scoreboard turns red when the Steelers offense cracks the opponent’s 20, some kind of symbolism for a red-faced group that ranks tied for next-to-last in the NFL in those scoring opportunities. The Heinz Field scoreboard turns red when the Steelers offense cracks the opponent’s 20, some kind of symbolism for a red-faced group that ranks tied for next-to-last in the NFL in those scoring opportunities.

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Study: Divorce proves tough for couples 50 and over http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/24/Study-Divorces-battles-tougher-for-50-and-over/stories/201410230127 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:02:32 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/24/Study-Divorces-battles-tougher-for-50-and-over/stories/201410230127 Divorce can be a devastating event at any stage of life. But the stakes are even higher for divorcing couples after the children have left the nest and retirement looms. Divorce can be a devastating event at any stage of life. But the stakes are even higher for divorcing couples after the children have left the nest and retirement looms.

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Varsity Xtra: Still big hitters -- Two WPIAL legends successful as ever http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/high-school-football/2014/10/24/Still-big-hitters-Two-WPIAL-legends-successful-as-ever/stories/201410240027 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:55:41 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/high-school-football/2014/10/24/Still-big-hitters-Two-WPIAL-legends-successful-as-ever/stories/201410240027 They came from different ends of the WPIAL football map, but LaVar Arrington and Brandon Short's careers were intertwined for years. They came from different ends of the WPIAL football map, but LaVar Arrington and Brandon Short's careers were intertwined for years.

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Thousands of Pennsylvania women could lose some health coverage http://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2014/10/24/90-000-in-Pa-may-lose-women-s-health-coverage/stories/201410240037 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:45:21 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2014/10/24/90-000-in-Pa-may-lose-women-s-health-coverage/stories/201410240037 HARRISBURG — Some 90,000 Pennsylvania women are at risk of losing access to the free family planning and women’s health-care coverage they now receive through a special Medicaid program. HARRISBURG — Some 90,000 Pennsylvania women are at risk of losing access to the free family planning and women’s health-care coverage they now receive through a special Medicaid program.

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Ben Avon coffee shop owner seeks to be an 'anchor' in community http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/24/Ben-Avon-coffee-shop-owner-seeks-to-be-an-anchor-in-community/stories/201411020001 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:16:04 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/10/24/Ben-Avon-coffee-shop-owner-seeks-to-be-an-anchor-in-community/stories/201411020001 On a given day at Anchor & Anvil Coffee Bar in Ben Avon, patrons vary widely — from a retired English teacher to a group of 20-something would-be entrepreneurs around a laptop to a knitting circle of 30 women who count a centenarian among their members who gather weekly in a cozy corner of the shop. On a given day at Anchor & Anvil Coffee Bar in Ben Avon, patrons vary widely — from a retired English teacher to a group of 20-something would-be entrepreneurs around a laptop to a knitting circle of 30 women who count a centenarian among their members who gather weekly in a cozy corner of the shop.

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Pitt revises handling of intellectual property rights deal http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/24/Pitt-revises-handling-of-intellectual-property-rights-deal/stories/201410240104 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:09:16 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/10/24/Pitt-revises-handling-of-intellectual-property-rights-deal/stories/201410240104 The University of Pittsburgh is revising its approach to a controversial intellectual property rights agreement it told employees they must sign and plans to offer more options about the timing of when those rights are assigned. The University of Pittsburgh is revising its approach to a controversial intellectual property rights agreement it told employees they must sign and plans to offer more options about the timing of when those rights are assigned.

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Georgia Tech has plenty of options on offense vs. Pitt http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2014/10/24/Georgia-Tech-has-plenty-of-options-on-offense-vs-Pitt/stories/201410240124 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:30:37 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2014/10/24/Georgia-Tech-has-plenty-of-options-on-offense-vs-Pitt/stories/201410240124 Justin Thomas doesn't always throw the ball, but when he does, it goes a long way. Justin Thomas doesn't always throw the ball, but when he does, it goes a long way.

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Steelers notebook: LeBeau expects more consistency http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/10/24/Steelers-notebook-LeBeau-expects-more-consistency/stories/201410240111 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:33:43 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/10/24/Steelers-notebook-LeBeau-expects-more-consistency/stories/201410240111 The Steelers defense forced three turnovers that set up 17 points for the offense in the 30-23 victory Monday night against Houston. It shut down the Texans running game after halftime, allowing 31 yards rushing in the final two quarters, and did not allow a touchdown in the second half until 1:31 remained on the clock. The Steelers defense forced three turnovers that set up 17 points for the offense in the 30-23 victory Monday night against Houston. It shut down the Texans running game after halftime, allowing 31 yards rushing in the final two quarters, and did not allow a touchdown in the second half until 1:31 remained on the clock.

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