http://www.post-gazette.com Sun, 14 Feb 2016 03:24:57 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79 By Mark Sherman / The Associated Press http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2016/02/13/Supreme-Court-Justice-Antonin-Scalia-dead-at-79/stories/201602130117 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:33:46 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2016/02/13/Supreme-Court-Justice-Antonin-Scalia-dead-at-79/stories/201602130117 WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, died Saturday. He was 79. WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, died Saturday. He was 79.

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Dance review: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's 'Peter Pan' an enchanting adventure By Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2016/02/13/Dance-review-Pittsburgh-Ballet-Theatre-s-Peter-Pan-an-enchanting-adventure/stories/201602150021 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:21:23 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2016/02/13/Dance-review-Pittsburgh-Ballet-Theatre-s-Peter-Pan-an-enchanting-adventure/stories/201602150021 Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre has been hard at work lately expanding the rigor of its repertoire with contemporary masterworks by the likes of Mark Morris, William Forsythe and Jiri Kylian. But sometimes a swashbuckling story ballet that’s fun for the whole family is just the ticket. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre has been hard at work lately expanding the rigor of its repertoire with contemporary masterworks by the likes of Mark Morris, William Forsythe and Jiri Kylian. But sometimes a swashbuckling story ballet that’s fun for the whole family is just the ticket.

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Police: 3 killed, scores sent to hospitals after 50-car pileup on I-78 The Associated Press http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2016/02/13/Police-More-than-50-cars-involved-in-I-78-pileup/stories/201602130112 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:06:02 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2016/02/13/Police-More-than-50-cars-involved-in-I-78-pileup/stories/201602130112 FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. — A pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people and sent dozens to hospitals appears to have been related to a passing snow squall, authorities said Saturday. FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. — A pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people and sent dozens to hospitals appears to have been related to a passing snow squall, authorities said Saturday.

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Bald Eagle egg spotted in Hays nest Anya Sostek / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/02/13/Bald-Eagle-egg-spotted-in-Hays-nest/stories/201602130109 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:28:39 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/02/13/Bald-Eagle-egg-spotted-in-Hays-nest/stories/201602130109 The egg has landed. The egg has landed.

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2 outdoors events follow George Washington's footsteps By Bob Batz Jr. / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/recreation/2016/02/13/2-outdoors-events-follow-George-Washington-s-footsteps/stories/201602130002 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/recreation/2016/02/13/2-outdoors-events-follow-George-Washington-s-footsteps/stories/201602130002 Perhaps George Washington could not tell a lie, but others created myths about him, including the one about him chopping down a cherry tree. Perhaps George Washington could not tell a lie, but others created myths about him, including the one about him chopping down a cherry tree.

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Fox Chapel native finds boxing and physics a perfect mix, joins in huge discovery between bouts By Madasyn Czebiniak / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2016/02/13/Fox-Chapel-native-finds-boxing-and-physics-a-perfect-mix-joins-in-huge-discovery-between-bouts/stories/201602130084 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2016/02/13/Fox-Chapel-native-finds-boxing-and-physics-a-perfect-mix-joins-in-huge-discovery-between-bouts/stories/201602130084 When Fox Chapel native Samantha Usman started boxing, she kept it from her parents. When Fox Chapel native Samantha Usman started boxing, she kept it from her parents.

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Death of son prompts Ambridge basketball coach Mark Jula to skip at least first round of playoffs By Mike White / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/highschool/2016/02/13/Death-of-son-prompts-Ambridge-basketball-coach-Mark-Jula-to-skip-at-least-first-round-of-WPIAL-playoff/stories/201602130053 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/highschool/2016/02/13/Death-of-son-prompts-Ambridge-basketball-coach-Mark-Jula-to-skip-at-least-first-round-of-WPIAL-playoff/stories/201602130053 Through the tears, Mark Jula had a request — for his son. Through the tears, Mark Jula had a request — for his son.

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Universities plan no immediate tuition increases despite state budget stalemate By Bill Schackner / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2016/02/13/Universities-plan-no-immediate-tuition-increases-despite-state-budget-stalemate/stories/201602120253 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2016/02/13/Universities-plan-no-immediate-tuition-increases-despite-state-budget-stalemate/stories/201602120253 Endeavors ranging from protecting the state’s poultry industry to guarding against the Avian flu are being impeded by the budget stalemate in Harrisburg that has left Penn State University to date with no appropriation, school officials say. Endeavors ranging from protecting the state’s poultry industry to guarding against the Avian flu are being impeded by the budget stalemate in Harrisburg that has left Penn State University to date with no appropriation, school officials say.

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Zelienople child care agency to boost staffing in wake of sexual abuse case By Joe Smydo and Kate Giammarise / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2016/02/13/Zelienople-child-care-agency-to-boost-staffing-in-wake-of-sexual-abuse-case/stories/201602130061 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2016/02/13/Zelienople-child-care-agency-to-boost-staffing-in-wake-of-sexual-abuse-case/stories/201602130061 A Zelienople agency will continue operating a residential treatment unit but has agreed to beef up staffing to settle the state’s contention that lax supervision enabled some juvenile clients to sexually assault fellow juveniles. A Zelienople agency will continue operating a residential treatment unit but has agreed to beef up staffing to settle the state’s contention that lax supervision enabled some juvenile clients to sexually assault fellow juveniles.

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National Labor Relations Board files complaint against Allegheny Technologies By Len Boselovic / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2016/02/13/National-Labor-Relations-Board-files-complaint-against-Allegheny-Technologies/stories/201602130024 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2016/02/13/National-Labor-Relations-Board-files-complaint-against-Allegheny-Technologies/stories/201602130024 A National Labor Relations Board complaint against Allegheny Technologies accuses the Pittsburgh specialty metals producer of threatening United Steelworkers union members and violating terms of the previous labor agreement. A National Labor Relations Board complaint against Allegheny Technologies accuses the Pittsburgh specialty metals producer of threatening United Steelworkers union members and violating terms of the previous labor agreement.

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Will timing be enough when Pitt faces North Carolina? By Paul Zeise / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2016/02/13/Pitt-hopes-to-catch-No-9-North-Carolina-Tar-Heels-at-just-the-right-time/stories/201602130044 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2016/02/13/Pitt-hopes-to-catch-No-9-North-Carolina-Tar-Heels-at-just-the-right-time/stories/201602130044 Basketball is a game of matchups, but, sometimes, it’s all about timing. Basketball is a game of matchups, but, sometimes, it’s all about timing.

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Concert review: PSO turns up the romance with debuting cellist By Elizabeth Bloom / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/02/13/Concert-review-PSO-turns-up-the-romance-with-debuting-cellist/stories/201602130022 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2016/02/13/Concert-review-PSO-turns-up-the-romance-with-debuting-cellist/stories/201602130022 Classical music’s depiction of love can be a little pessimistic. At least, it can seem that way, if viewed through the prism of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Day-themed program. For Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, and Bizet’s Carmen and Don Jose, love is unrequited, or it leads to not-so-happy endings, or it causes an unceremonious death (or two). Classical music’s depiction of love can be a little pessimistic. At least, it can seem that way, if viewed through the prism of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Day-themed program. For Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, and Bizet’s Carmen and Don Jose, love is unrequited, or it leads to not-so-happy endings, or it causes an unceremonious death (or two).

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Celebrating a connection as Abraham Lincoln turns 207 By Tyrel Linkhorn / Block News Alliance http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2016/02/13/Celebrating-a-connection-as-Abraham-Lincoln-turns-207/stories/201602120213 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2016/02/13/Celebrating-a-connection-as-Abraham-Lincoln-turns-207/stories/201602120213 ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Few people — other than Jesus Christ — have had more books written about them than Abraham Lincoln. ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Few people — other than Jesus Christ — have had more books written about them than Abraham Lincoln.

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Let's eat: Sweet and Sour Stuffed Chicken By Gretchen McKay / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/let-s-eat/2016/02/13/Let-s-eat-Sweet-and-Sour-Stuffed-Chicken/stories/201602060001 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/let-s-eat/2016/02/13/Let-s-eat-Sweet-and-Sour-Stuffed-Chicken/stories/201602060001 PG tested PG tested

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Golfers: Tee up for the Frostbite Open By Bob Batz Jr. / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/life/recreation/2016/02/13/Golfers-Tee-up-for-the-Frostbite-Open-Presque-Isle-State-Park/stories/201602130005 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/recreation/2016/02/13/Golfers-Tee-up-for-the-Frostbite-Open-Presque-Isle-State-Park/stories/201602130005 In winter, golfers usually keep their game on ice. Others take their game out onto the ice of Erie’s Presque Isle Bay for the annual Joe Root’s Frostbite Open. In winter, golfers usually keep their game on ice. Others take their game out onto the ice of Erie’s Presque Isle Bay for the annual Joe Root’s Frostbite Open.

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Pet Tales: Local dog and owner are headed to Westminster dog show By Linda Wilson Fuoco/ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/pets/pet-tales/2016/02/13/Pet-Tales-Local-dog-and-owner-are-headed-to-Westminster-dog-show/stories/201602130003 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/pets/pet-tales/2016/02/13/Pet-Tales-Local-dog-and-owner-are-headed-to-Westminster-dog-show/stories/201602130003 Garcon looks like a mid-sized shaggy mutt, but in his case looks are deceiving. As Grand Champion Garcon Du Domaine De Sursaint, he’s one of the top five show dogs in his breed. That ranking has earned him a “golden ticket” to the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club show, where more than 3,000 top dogs will compete in New York City on Monday and Tuesday. Garcon looks like a mid-sized shaggy mutt, but in his case looks are deceiving. As Grand Champion Garcon Du Domaine De Sursaint, he’s one of the top five show dogs in his breed. That ranking has earned him a “golden ticket” to the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club show, where more than 3,000 top dogs will compete in New York City on Monday and Tuesday.

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Double-homicide trial could be delayed over DNA source code Paula Reed Ward / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/02/13/Double-homicide-trial-could-be-delayed-over-DNA-source-code/stories/201602130041 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/02/13/Double-homicide-trial-could-be-delayed-over-DNA-source-code/stories/201602130041 Defense attorneys for a man scheduled for jury selection next week in a double slaying in East Liberty asked Friday to postpone his case. Defense attorneys for a man scheduled for jury selection next week in a double slaying in East Liberty asked Friday to postpone his case.

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Defaced sign won't deter medical practice from its mission By Dan Majors / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/02/13/Defaced-sign-won-t-deter-medical-practice-from-its-mission/stories/201602130079 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/02/13/Defaced-sign-won-t-deter-medical-practice-from-its-mission/stories/201602130079 A few profane words, scrawled on a sign outside her North Side office Friday afternoon, served as a cruel reminder to Stacy Lane that hate and ignorance still exist. A few profane words, scrawled on a sign outside her North Side office Friday afternoon, served as a cruel reminder to Stacy Lane that hate and ignorance still exist.

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Belle Vernon falls in semifinal to Bethlehem Catholic By Ken Wunderley / Tri-State Sports & News Service http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/highschool/2016/02/13/Belle-Vernon-falls-in-semifinal-to-Bethlehem-Catholic/stories/201602130101 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/highschool/2016/02/13/Belle-Vernon-falls-in-semifinal-to-Bethlehem-Catholic/stories/201602130101 It was the semifinals of the PIAA team tournament and the feature turned out to be the showdown between the top two Class AAA teams in the state. Top-ranked and District 11 champion Bethlehem Catholic prevailed, beating No. 2 Belle Vernon, 33-30, in a match at Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. It was the semifinals of the PIAA team tournament and the feature turned out to be the showdown between the top two Class AAA teams in the state. Top-ranked and District 11 champion Bethlehem Catholic prevailed, beating No. 2 Belle Vernon, 33-30, in a match at Giant Center in Hershey, Pa.

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Woodland Hills stars among WPIAL players in Big 33 Classic From local dispatches http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/highschool/2016/02/13/Woodland-Hills-stars-among-WPIAL-players-in-BIg-33-Classic/stories/201602130055 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/highschool/2016/02/13/Woodland-Hills-stars-among-WPIAL-players-in-BIg-33-Classic/stories/201602130055 Miles Sanders and Jo-El Shaw each rushed for 1,000 yards in 2015 for Woodland Hills. They’ll play in the same backfield one more time before heading to college. Miles Sanders and Jo-El Shaw each rushed for 1,000 yards in 2015 for Woodland Hills. They’ll play in the same backfield one more time before heading to college.

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