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2008-07-13 03:00:18

By Regis Behe, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 13--It's a brutally honest admission, given the ego necessary to write a novel. But Martina Cole is upfront about the quality of her novels, best-sellers in her native England.

2008-07-13 03:00:17

By Kurt Shaw, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul.

2008-07-13 03:00:15

By Bob Frye, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 13--IF YOU FISH -- be it with bait, flies or lures -- chances are you got your start with a nightcrawler or red worm floating under one of those round red and white bobbers. Well, now there's a cooler designed to mimic that simple piece of gear.

2008-07-12 03:00:28

By Karen Price, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 12--The U.S. Transplant Games kicked off Friday afternoon with a torch run that stopped in Market Square before continuing to the D.L. Lawrence Convention Center.

2008-07-12 03:00:22

By Ron DaParma, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 12--Another page has turned in the history of the region's steel industry with the demise of Tippins Inc., a once-prominent rolling mill manufacturer and repair company based in Etna.

2008-07-12 03:00:20

By Michael Machosky, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 12--"The Singing Revolution" is an inspiring, fairytale-like account of how music helped save an entire culture, and helped overthrow an occupation by one of the repressive regimes in history.

2008-07-12 03:00:20

By Kellie B. Gormly, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 12--Zjanara White of the Hill District knows all about isolation, and the teen is illustrating what it feels like in a video she is creating.

2008-07-12 03:00:09

By Rick Stouffer, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 12--Mark DeSantis, former Pittsburgh Republican mayoral candidate and admitted gadget freak, figured by 3 p.m. that he would been standing in line in front of the Shadyside Apple store for about an hour.

2008-07-11 09:01:06

By Luis Fabregas, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 11--West Penn Allegheny Health System has merged the cardiothoracic surgery programs at its two flagship hospitals in what could be the first of several key changes at the region's second-largest hospital network.

2008-07-11 09:00:40

By Garrett Conti, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 11--IT MUST BE FASCINATING -- maybe even a bit scary -- to consider the imagination of Guillermo Del Toro. Consider all of the creepy creatures or uncanny crawlers running through the "Pan's Labyrinth" director's head at any given time.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.