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  • Dean Drummond dies at 64; microtonal composer and musician

    Drawn to imaginative ideas about sound and pitch, musician and composer Dean Drummond found the traditional instruments of European classical music inadequate to perform the seemingly "out of tune" intervals of microtonal music. So he followed the...
  • Leontine T.C. Kelly dies at 92; first black woman bishop in a major Christian denomination

    Leontine T.C. Kelly dies at 92; first black woman bishop in a major Christian denomination
    Leontine T.C. Kelly, a daughter and wife of ministers who followed her own calling and became the first black woman bishop in a major Christian denomination when the United Methodist Church elevated her to the position in 1984, has died. She was 92....
  • Visit to Cuba turns into a long trip back in time

    Visit to Cuba turns into a long trip back in time
    Colorful, crumbling and controversial, Cuba is caught between then and now, between communism and capitalism and the challenge of two currencies. Thanks to a loosening of travel restrictions for Cuban-Americans by President Barack Obama, Cubans are...
  • Big Ben (baby) questionable for Ravens-Steelers

    Big Ben (baby) questionable for Ravens-Steelers
    As we have seen over the years, it can sometimes take a lot for the Pittsburgh Steelers to drag quarterback Ben Roethlisberger off the field. But the birth of his of his first child might be one thing that can sideline him. “I’m not missing...
  • Geraldo Rivera's semi-nude selfie costs him a speaking gig

    Geraldo Rivera's semi-nude selfie costs him a speaking gig
    Geraldo Rivera's semi-nude selfie, which he tweeted in July, has come back to cost him a college speaking engagement. And the Fox News personality isn't pleased about it. Rivera was expected to participate in a panel discussion about the 50th...
  • 2-year-old best man dies days after parents' wedding

    A terminally ill 2-year-old boy died just two days after serving as his parents’ best man at their wedding in western Pennsylvania. Logan Stevenson, whose inclusion in Saturday's ceremony won his family well-wishers and admirers from across the...
  • Friday's college and local roundup: Virginia Tech gains key running back commitment from Pa.

    Football recruiting: Running back Shai McKenzie of Washington, Pa., committed to Virginia Tech over Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette announced. McKenzie, 5-foot-11 and 210 pounds, is rated the No. 13 running back and No. 233...
  • After surprising loss, Bengals face potential fall from playoff spot

    The importance of what only a week ago was regarded as a routine game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings has grown exponentially for the Cincinnati Bengals. After a 30-20 loss Sunday to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Bengals (9-5) are clinging to a one-...
  • Is it too soon for Martin Luther King Day sales?

    Is it too soon for Martin Luther King Day sales?
    In the early 1980s, I was a (youthful) member of the editorial board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette when the topic turned to the proposal for a national holiday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Playing devil’s advocate, I asked whether a King holiday...
  • 'Bad heroin' blamed for 22 deaths in western Pennsylvania

    A batch of "bad heroin" has killed 22 people in western Pennsylvania over six days, prompting state and local officials to try to combat the spread of the drug.  The heroin is mixed with narcotic Fentanyl, which can be 10 to 100 times more potent than...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens after their 19-16 loss to Steelers

    What they're saying about the Ravens after their 19-16 loss to Steelers
    The Ravens fell to the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Sunday night, sending them into the bye week with plenty of questions. Columnist Mike Preston has delivered his grades, and our team of writers has offered its complete breakdown of the 19-16 loss at...