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Woodland Hills Graduate Drafted By Philadelphia Ea...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:17

A Woodland Hills High School graduate was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2019 NFL Draft.

A Workable Alternative To Nursing Homes In Vermont...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:17

As baby boomers age and the workforce shrinks, there may not be enough people or money to care for all our elders, especially those with medical needs. In many ways, that reality has already arrived in Vermont. A small but growing number of Vermont f...

Margaret Trudeau Takes Center Stage — This Time, O...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:17

Margaret Trudeau married Pierre Trudeau, the 15th prime minister of Canada, when she was 22. He was 51. That marriage came apart — publicly, spectacularly — as she made public rounds with rockers, actors and other celebrities. Now that same Margaret...

Opinion: Remembering A Soprano With The 'Warmth An...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:17

There has never been a better name for a person than Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick. She died this week, at the age of 35. Charity was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension when she was a young opera singer in Europe. She had two double lun...

Baloji Finds His Freedom In Between Genres

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:17

Baloji is an artist who finds strength in his roots but freedom in between genres. He was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but has lived in Belgium most of his life. The rapper is a well-known name in Belgium and France. He's received mu...

The week's best reads: Look at how Pittsburgh has...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:15

Look at how Pittsburgh has changed. Why our air quality grades poorly. Interstates are deteriorating, and there's no fix in sight. Here are the week's best reads.

'Stay Up With Hugo Best' : A meeting at life's cro...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:15

Erin Somers novel is an insightful debut that shows how even money and fame can’t stave off loneliness for long.

Officer charged for killing man who ran over his f...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:15

A Texas police officer is charged with murder for fatally shooting a man who ran over his foot.

'The sweetest soul'; 18-year-old Navy recruit coll...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:15

Kelsey Nobles died after she collapsed during training at the Navy Recruit Training Center in Illinois.

Cool and Sunny Saturday, Rain Arrives Tonight

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:15

Cool and Breezy Weekend

Pittsburgh Weather: Chilly, Wet Weekend In Store

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:23

Temperatures will stay below average this weekend while rain continues to saturate the region.

Family Of Dakota James Continues To Remember, Hono...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:23

Dakota James disappeared from downtown Pittsburgh more than two years ago.

Why A Classic Levantine Dish Is Sailing From Canad...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:22

In 2016, two Canadians had a novel idea. They wanted to welcome the first wave of Syrian refugees to Toronto — who had fled from their country's ongoing civil war — by inviting women to cook familiar foods for family and friends in a pop-up kitchen....

In Spain's Election, Far Right Could Win First Sea...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:22

Spain is heading for general elections on Sunday — its third in just four years. But this vote could be different. A far-right party is predicted to pick up some parliamentary seats for the first time since the country transitioned to democracy about...

Making connections: Police and students meet to fo...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:20

The Pittsburgh police and students are connecting and trying to make the city a safer, more equitable place to live.

Marc A. Thiessen: We must restore Notre Dame’s fun...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:20

The exclusion of God paves the way for a culture of death.

Holocaust blame: Poland, Israel should work throug...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:20

A rift between Poland and Israel is not in anyone’s interest.

Police: Man accidentally tries to sell live explos...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:20

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Cool and Sunny Saturday, Rain Arrives Late Tonight

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:20

Cool and Breezy Weekend

Today in History for April 27: President Ulysses S...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:20

There’s a lot to look back on in history for April 27. Here are some notable moments.

Police Investigate Shooting In Mt. Oliver

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:31:09

Police are on the scene of a shooting in the Mt. Oliver neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

Paul Krugman: The great Republican abdication

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:31:07

A party that no longer believes in American values.

Bret Stephens: Like the French at Agincourt?

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:31:07

The U.S. military must radically change the way it thinks about war.

Robert J. Samuelson: Not a vote-getter!

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:31:07

Smarter policies are often less flashy.

Assistant band director accused of pawning over $1...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:31:07

An assistant band director has been arrested for allegedly pawning over $10,000 in musical instruments that belonged to a Texas middle school.

'Maybe mommy didn't mean to hurt me'; 5-year-old t...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:31:07

Four months before Andrew "AJ" Freund's parents were charged with his murder, the 5-year-old shared information on possible abuse with a doctor.

A hiker did not survive his last climb - his loyal...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:31:07

After a man died while he was out hiking, his dog refused to leave his side until help arrived.

16 people killed in police raid on home of suspect...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:31:07

At least 16 people -- including six children -- are dead and two suspected terrorists on the run after a shootout between police and alleged militants in eastern Sri Lanka.

Archer hurt by two-strike hits, skid at six

Posted On: 2019-04-27 14:31:04

Chris Archer allowed six runs in four innings Friday night as the Pirates lost their sixth game in a row, 6-2 to the Dodgers. The post Archer hurt by two-strike hits, skid at six appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

Uber driver picks up 2 riders before 1 passenger k...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 14:31:03

Police say an Uber passenger was shot and killed by another passenger in Texas.