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  1. McDonald's partners with UberEATS to get Big Macs to your door in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Post-gazette.com

    McDonald's, the restaurant chain that taught Americans how fast they could get a hamburger, is now trying to make it even more convenient to patronize the Golden Arches. Officially on Monday, customers in the Greater Pittsburgh area will become part of the Illinois food giant's rollout of delivery services as the company partners with UberEATS to bring french fries and Big Macs directly to diners' doorsteps.

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  2. A hockey weekend in St. Catharines, Ontario CanadaRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    Not the island between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, but this town in southern Ontario - not even a five-hour drive from Pittsburgh - that locals fondly call St. Kitts. St. Catharines, Ontario, is about a five-hour drive from Pittsburgh, up Interstate 79 and across Interstate 90. We took Interstate 190 and crossed from Buffalo into Canada on the Peace Bridge.

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  3. Winning name in catfish contest is not Subban's Breath or Carrie Underwater but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The 40-pound catfish at Wholey's, which has been waiting to be christened through the Pens-Preds playoffs, finally has a name. And a fitting one at that.

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  4. Superior Motors revs its engine for opening on July 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    For nearly two years, while construction in the former Chevrolet dealership in Braddock was at a standstill, the award-winning chef concedes he, too, began to wonder if he would ever open one of the most highly anticipated area restaurants and become a major player in the struggling town's revival. Now the end - and beginning - is finally in sight.

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  5. Taco Trails: 12 top taco places in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    Like any good food origin story, that of the taco is not definitive and borne of a bit of lore. But the best working theory seems to be, according to Jeffrey M. Pilcher, professor of history at the University of Minnesota and author of the book, "Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food," that the term dates to the era of 18th century silver mining in Mexico.

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  6. Pennsylvania delegation responds to proposed cuts in Trump's budgetRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    President Donald Trump's first budget proposes deep cuts to a number of safety net programs , from housing to food assistance to programs for disabled people, while increasing defense and law enforcement spending. The plan, released Tuesday, would reduce spending on a number of government aid programs, such as Medicaid, the insurance program for low-income and disabled individuals; it also proposes cuts to the food stamp program by tightening eligibility, and would make cuts to Supplemental Security Income, a program for people with disabilities.

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  7. Dugout Deli hits a homer with memories of Maz, Bucs, baseballRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Remember Forbes Field? Remember those old blue wooden-slat seats? Remember the count on the scoreboard when Bill Mazeroski swung his bat at 3:36 p.m. on Oct. 13, 1960? Remember the score, tied in the bottom of the ninth inning in the seventh game of the World Series? Can you just see those images? Want to see them again? Done. Dugout Deli is on the corner of Virginia Avenue and Kearsarge Street, across from Slater's Funeral Home and next to the Co-Go, on Mount Washington.

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  8. Allegheny County voter turnout for primary races among lowest in a decadeRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Fewer than 1 in 5 Allegheny County voters cast a ballot Tuesday, the second-lightest primary election turnout in the county in at least a decade, unofficial returns showed Wednesday. Campaign observers cast a variety of blame for the 17.2 percent showing, which probably stems from political fatigue, a shortage of high-profile races and a Pittsburgh mayoral contest that appeared uncompetitive, they said.

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  9. After swift uproar a planned East Liberty restaurant opts for new nameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    An East Liberty restaurateur will change the name and the theme of a planned fried chicken restaurant just a few days after announcing his plans following a swift backlash online and on social media. Adam Kucenic told the website Good Food Pittsburgh over the weekend of his intention to open a new spot later this year called "The Coop" on Highland Avenue in East Liberty, next to his existing restaurant Muddy Water Oyster Bar.

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  10. Peduto says time is right for city to 'swing big'Read the original story

    May 6, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is more than three years into his term, but in some ways he's just getting started. Which, depending on how you look at things, can be either a source of frustration or the most exciting thing about the city's future.

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  11. UberEats joins the endless stream of meal delivery services in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    When the late night surge of Philly cheesesteak and french fry orders pour in from hungry college students, they're usually not coming in on the phone, said Joel Miller, manager of Oakland-based sandwich shop Campus Deli. "Tuesday night shift, there was one phone delivery and 10 Grubhub deliveries," Mr. Miller said.

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  12. Brashear students seek help to combat suicide, depression among Bhutanese refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    One former Brashear High School student who was part of the area's Bhutanese refugee community committed suicide in August, and less than six months later, another tried to do the same. Within days of that attempt, about a dozen Bhutanese students at the Beechview high school made an unprecedented appeal to school leaders, asking for help in coping with the reality that across the country, many in their community suffer from depression and higher-than-average suicide rates.

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  13. David Onorato tries to keep parking authority ahead of the curveRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    For David Onorato, the most memorable time in his 12 years as head of the Pittsburgh Parking Authority came in 2012 when the authority began replacing the city's deteriorating, single-space parking meters with multi-space, pay-by-license-plate meters - earning Pittsburgh the distinction of becoming the first city in the country to roll out the technology on a wide scale. "It was state of the art," said Mr. Onorato, a North Side native, Brookline resident and brother of former county executive Dan Onorato.

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  14. Developer reconsiders its plan for North Shore apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    A Columbus, Ohio, developer is re-evaluating plans for a $65 million apartment complex on the North Shore, in part because of concerns about the dramatic increase in the number of units that have been built in or near Downtown over much of the past decade. Continental Real Estate Companies is considering "all options" for the parcel adjacent to the Hyatt Place Hotel and PNC Park, said Barry Ford, president of development in Pittsburgh.

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  15. Jefferson Awards: Kevin McNair wants black youth to 'see greatness in themselves'Read the original story

    May 2, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    Mr. McNair co-founded, with Samuel Morant and Lloyd Cheatom, 1 Nation Mentoring; the men met as 2013 Heinz Fellows. The organization's goal is to help African-American males, who, with strong, positive role models in their lives, learn to "see greatness in themselves."

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  16. Brian O'Neill: A North Side listening room is starting to make some noiseRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    A Californian named Scott Weaver spent 35 years building a 9-foot-tall, 7-foot-wide model of San Francisco made of 100,000 toothpicks, complete with ramps that allow ping-pong balls to roll through the city. So, looking on the bright side, Pittsburgh has spent only two-thirds that much time futzing around with an 11,340-square-foot former porno theater on the North Side.

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  17. Pittsburgh official: Drained batteries might have led to floodgate failureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    A power-supply problem may have kept a floodgate from working Monday on Washington Boulevard, a Pittsburgh city official said Tuesday. "It could be that the batteries drained," said Guy Costa, Pittsburgh's chief operations officer.

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  18. Legendary North Catholic basketball coach Don Barth diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Two hands aren't enough to count all the WPIAL championships Don Barth won as girls basketball coach at North Catholic High School. Barth, one of the most successful coaches of any high school sport in Western Pennsylvania history, died Monday night at his home on the North Side.

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  19. Business briefs: North Side's Mullin's Diner hit with consumer alertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    Mullin's Diner on Progress Street on the North Side was hit with a consumer alert by the Allegheny County Health Department after an inspection turned up more than a dozen serious food safety violations. Some of the problems included holding multiple foods at unsafe temperature, lack of a certified food safety manager, bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods and the presence of mouse droppings and a roach.

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  20. Pittsburgh mother seeks answers to her daughter's final hours before fatal overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Jeanna Fisher has trekked through Pittsburgh for two weeks, taping up fliers with her daughter's name: Marley Fisher; her age: 28; and her end: alone, in a bathroom at Point State Park. Marley Fisher, 28, was found on the floor of a locked bathroom stall amid drug paraphernalia, dead of a suspected overdose , at 8 p.m. on April 9. Ms.

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