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  1. 'New' Lawrenceville is coping with its own successRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post-gazette.com

    One April evening in 1998, an empty former G.C. Murphy store on Butler Street was re-animated for the first Art All Night. About 300 people milled about among paintings, quilts, jewelry, mosaic ashtrays and bird feeders.

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  2. Pirates notebook: Reliever Bastardo's tempo throws off hittersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Antonio Bastardo 's scoreless seventh inning Tuesday night progressed at such a slow pace that a San Francisco reporter remarked on Twitter, "We'll get back to you tomorrow when this guy throws a pitch." At one point in the ninth-pitch inning, Bastardo stepped off the slab and called catcher Francisco Cervelli to the mound.

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  3. National Briefs: Judge prolongs decision in restroom caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    A federal judge on Monday said he's holding off on deciding whether to temporarily ban a transgender student from using the girls' locker room and restroom at a suburban Chicago high school. A group of students and parents, who sued the federal government and Palatine-based Township High School District 211, had hoped the judge would halt the student's access to the locker room and restroom until a final decision on the lawsuit has been reached.

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  4. Lawmaker calls for Donald Trump to be banned from the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    A lawmaker in the Philippines is calling for Donald Trump to be banned from the country after the U.S. presidential candidate suggested that Philippine immigrants posed a threat to the United States. "There is no feasible basis or reasonable justification to the wholesale labeling of Filipinos as coming from a 'terrorist state' or that they will be a Trojan horse," Joey Salceda said in a bill filed in Manila's House of Representatives, according to the Philippine Star.

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  5. National Briefs: Two common insecticides kill bee spermRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    A new study of male honeybees shows that two insecticides - banned in some European nations but still used in the United States - can significantly reduce the drones' ability to reproduce. The study, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the leading biological research journal of the Royal Society, found that thiamethoxam and clothianidin, two chemicals from the neonicotinoid family of insecticides, reduce living sperm in male honeybees, called drones, by almost 40 percent.

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  6. Robert Morris hockey standout takes his game to the next levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    In the moments after Zac Lynch committed to the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League, a slight eruption occurred at his family's home in Shaler Township. This gifted Robert Morris senior forward firmly embraced mom, Diane, and dad, Dan.

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  7. Primary voting nearing record turnout, with Republicans holding the edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    In an election characterized by name-calling, classified emails and "small hands," voter turnout has reached its second-highest level in the past 35 years. Voter turnout has been double what it was in 2012, and is less than 2 percent behind the level during the 2008 presidential election, according to the Pew Research Center, a bipartisan organization.

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  8. Primary voting nearing record turnout, with Republicans holding the edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    In an election characterized by name-calling, classified emails and "small hands," voter turnout has reached its second-highest level in the past 35 years. Voter turnout has been double what it was in 2012, and is less than 2 percent behind the level during the 2008 presidential election, according to the Pew Research Center, a bipartisan organization.

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  9. Salary guideline for engagement ring purchase challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Not long after David Short and Zia Marinzel began dating their junior year at Fox Chapel High School, Ms. Marinzel began drawing a mental picture of her ideal engagement ring.

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  10. Riverfront spaces have become epicenter of city's developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    When Lisa Schroeder arrived in Pittsburgh 16 years ago, she remembers the city's rivers being viewed as little more than a "toxic highway." Back then, the riverfronts were a "pretty dreary" lot as well, she recalled.

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