Highlighted steam comes off the icy waters as the sun rises Tuesday morning over the PPG Tower looking toward the Pittsburgh skyline.
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Highlighted steam comes off the icy waters as the sun rises Tuesday morning over the PPG Tower looking toward the Pittsburgh skyline.

February's cold just short of record-breaking

With an average monthly temperature of 18.5 degrees through Friday, Pittsburgh is on track for the second-coldest February on record.


 Pirates right hander Brad Lincoln during workouts at Pirates City in Bradenton, Florida.

Lincoln hopes second time is the charm with Pirates

Brad Lincoln, a former first-round pick, is back with the Pirates as a non-roster invitee and will vie for a spot in the bullpen.



 The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh in 2007.

Obituary: Theodore M. Hesburgh / Transformed Notre Dame into academic powerhouse

He altered Catholic higher ed, held sway with world leaders, and strengthened the moral authority of civil rights and anti-war movements.



Saturday Diary: Heading west … because the price was right

A family trip brings together the generations for a lifetime.



 The comedy club submission is a Judges Award of Excellence winner by Mullen.

Mullen, Brunner take spotlight, awards at Pittsburgh Addys

In addition to Mullen’s Judges Award of Excellence, Brunner piled the most Addy awards into the trunk of the car going back to the office.



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Man killed in Moon apartment fire

The fire started just after 12:30 a.m. on the third floor of the Casa Blanco apartments, Building B, at 283 Moon Clinton Rd.



Debate over dress’s color takes Internet by storm

University of Pittsburgh and West Penn Hospital doctors gave color commentary on why people are seeing different colors in an online photo.


 

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Setting the SEEN marks a milestone


What a year!

Celebrate one year of "Setting the SEEN" as hosts Natalie Bencivenga and Sara Bauknecht present a special edition from Hotel Monaco -- a new Downtown hot spot -- featuring former guests and fans of the show.

And as always, check out the credits at the end for other events happening around Pittsburgh this weekend.



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Training tips from experts

Runners prepare to race at the starting line of the 2014 Pittsburgh Marathon on May 4.
With the 2015 Pittsburgh Marathon approaching, certified running coach Tim Lyman and certified personal trainer Laura Flaus show you the best ways to stretch and prepare for long runs.

Using our body diagram, learn different stretches and warmups for before and after a run. Follow a complete week-by-week guide by fitness experts to get ready for the Pittsburgh Marathon at their Wellness N'at blog.

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Science brings clarity to Internet debate on dress’s true colors

Controversy rages even if science can explain it. Is that dress on the Internet gold and white, or blue and black?



Study finds pedestrian deaths up 40 percent in Pennsylvania

The number of deaths rose from 53 in the first six months of 2013 to 74 during the same period of last year.


 

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Upsets reign at Class AAA wrestling tournament

No. 8 seed Luke Kemerer of Hempfield scores the biggest surprise with a victory against No. 2 seed Mike Heinl of Shaler at 126 pounds.



Aliquippa beats Seton-LaSalle for WPIAL Class AA championship

Aliquippa becomes only the 14th team in the past 52 years to win a WPIAL championship with a perfect record. Aliquippa is 25-0.


 



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From appliances to light bulbs, the 21st-century home is here

The 34th annual Home & Garden show is the perfect place to check out home technology and quiz the experts.



Buying Here: German Township, Fayette County

An inn near Uniontown offers 42 acres of Laurel Highlands scenery and rooms decorated in early American style.


 



Concert review: PSO gracefully toes ballet scores

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and music director Manfred Honeck performed suites from ballets by Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev.



Nasty weather boosts local TV news ratings

Brutal temperatures and snow equal toasty ratings in the latest local Nielsen sweeps period.


 

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Guns to jobs: The Boilermakers’ program has a big payoff

In exchange for turning in their guns, no questions asked, people were given tokens to begin a six-month training program in welding.



Voice of liberty: Egypt should free a blogger who worked for reform

Alaa Abd El Fattah is a protest leader and blogger who has been jailed by three regimes for his calls for more democratic freedoms.


 

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