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2008-07-16 03:00:29

By Brian Bowling, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 16--Paulette Harry was watching prime-time television when an emergency worker knocked on her door and told her she needed to get out of her Monroeville home within the hour.

2008-07-15 03:00:26

By Tony LaRussa, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 15--For weeks, organizers of a trip to World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia, have been telling the hundreds of young people from Pittsburgh making the nearly 10,000-mile trek that although they'll have a good time, it's not a vacation.

2008-07-15 03:00:21

By Michael Hasch, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 15--About 25 homes in the Alpine Village area of Monroeville were evacuated Monday because of a gasoline spill.

2008-07-15 03:00:14

By Thomas Olson, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 15--Consumers might not feel connected to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, but there's a good chance the agencies helped them buy a home. The two enterprises provide the main grease behind the nation's home mortgage industry.

2008-07-14 03:00:21

By Bob Frye, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 14--If you've got an eye or an ear for birds, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Carnegie Museum of Natural History want you. The two organizations are conducting a Pennsylvania Breeding Bird Atlas.

2008-07-14 03:00:18

By Mark Houser, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 14--Al Jazeera is coming to Pittsburgh. The Middle Eastern TV network plans to have a crew in Pittsburgh today and Tuesday shooting a piece on the large robotic sculptures that are part of Robot 250, a citywide exhibition.

2008-07-13 03:00:25

By William Loeffler, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 13--When Neil Diamond sang "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon" he was trying to fog up a few windows. Yet, this sentiment constitutes the raison d'etre for the debutante ball, bat mitzvah and the Hispanic quinceanera.

2008-07-13 03:00:20

By Carl Prine, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul.

2008-07-13 03:00:20

By Rick Stouffer, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 13--While energy prices take a bigger bite from every Western Pennsylvanian's wallet, local energy-related companies are enjoying the prices while they last.

2008-07-13 03:00:18

By Regis Behe, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 13--It's everywhere, like a viral video or a computer virus.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.