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2008-07-24 03:00:42

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 24--Now this is more like it. After producing a couple of shows that fell wide of the mark this season, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera's "Annie Get Your Gun" is right on target.

2008-07-24 03:00:42

By Michael Machosky, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 24--Of all the milestones that signify one has "made it" in the music business -- the first gold record, hosting "Saturday Night Live," the cover of "Rolling Stone" -- there's one that stands head and shoulders above the rest.

2008-07-24 03:00:42

By Mark Kanny, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 24--Even by world premiere standards, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble's final concerts will be a special case.

2008-07-23 03:00:54

By Rick Stouffer, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 23--Pennsylvania's broken wholesale-electricity market must be fixed, or power users statewide will suffer a shock in two years when price caps expire, state legislators were told Tuesday.

2008-07-23 03:00:46

By Bobby Kerlik, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 23--Former state Rep. Jeff Habay might not spend any more time in jail after all. Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey A.

2008-07-23 03:00:46

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 23--When you think of pearls, you usually imagine white, smooth and round -- not brown, textured, and square. These are not your grandmother's pearls. The collection of freshwater pearls at the Shadyside Mining Co.

2008-07-23 03:00:43

By Thomas Olson, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 23--US Airways Group Inc. on Tuesday reported a net loss of $567 million in the three months ended June 30, a period of record-high fuel prices that have dragged down airline results.

2008-07-23 03:00:13

By Carl Prine, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 23--Andrea Curry-Demus waddled around her apartment wearing a faux womb. She arranged telephone calls from doctors to convince her husband she was pregnant.

2008-07-22 15:00:48

By Thomas Olson, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 22--Airways Group Inc. posted a net loss of $567 million in the three months ended June 30, a period of record-high fuel prices that have dragged down other airlines' results as well.

2008-07-22 03:00:42

By Kellie B. Gormly, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 22--Carmon Rinehart of the South Side is in dad-to-be training. He is attending birthing classes at Magee-Womens Hospital with his wife, Susie, who is expected to deliver a baby girl on Aug. 20.


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'.