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2008-07-11 09:00:40

By Michael Machosky, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 11--Unfortunately, movies about the Holocaust have a certain stigma attached -- for even the most ardent cinephile, it's more like taking medicine than a fun date night at the movies.

2008-07-10 12:00:52

By Mike Wereschagin, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--Sen. John McCain, on a tour of Consol Energy's research and development campus in South Park on Wednesday, praised the energy giant for its research into cleaner-burning coal technology.

2008-07-10 03:00:31

By Mike Cronin, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--A slide rule and a pair of calipers probably saved Nathan Khosla's life. Now Khosla, 17, wants to save others. When he was 8, the Mt. Lebanon resident passed out during swimming lessons.

2008-07-10 03:00:31

By Daveen Rae Kurutz, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--Jennifer Swab is pretty sure she'll never get the chance to visit Germany, let alone work in emergency medicine in that country. After all, just seven of the 3,500 firefighters in the capital of Berlin are female.

2008-07-10 03:00:26

By Tim Puko, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--Of the 200 high schools students who transferred from Duquesne last year, only one dropped out and only one senior failed to graduate at another high school, according to district officials.

2008-07-10 03:00:23

By Bill Zlatos, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--As part of its 250th birthday, the City of Bridges will celebrate with a 20-foot-tall, Transformer-like sculpture representing local spans, a composition for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, a teen arts project and a printmaking extravaganza.

2008-07-10 03:00:20

By Jessica Severs, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--"Metal Gear Solid 4," in its grand finale of the epic saga of Solid Snake and the la-li-lu-le-lo ...

2008-07-10 03:00:20

By Allison M. Heinrichs, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--After two years of anticipation, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has an addition to its elephant herd. Savannah, known as "Nan," a 26-year-old African elephant, gave birth to a female calf Wednesday evening.

2008-07-10 03:00:20

By Regis Behe, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--Ana Popovic grew up in a family that valued music. Her father played guitar and bass and hosted jam sessions at home.

2008-07-10 03:00:20

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--art:mame (2 pics in local) Auntie Mame is an iconic fictional character.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]