Published on Sunday, 31 July 2016 1:01 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-cullen-celebrates-the-cup-07-31-16Penguins Thanks to Matt Cullen for bringing the Cup back to Moorhead! #Spuds #OnwardMoorhead #becauseitstheCup pic.twitter.com/5Z3wt6UM3F — Spud Girls Hockey (@MHD_GirlsHockey) July 30, 2016 -Center Matt Cullen spent his day with the Stanley Cup in Moorhead, Minn. -Former Wheeling Nailers forward Zack Torquato has joined SG Cortina of Italy's ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 31 July 2016 12:10 am by
clinton-will-still-feel-the-bern-on-the-campaign-trailNowadays, at least, political conventions are supposed to be infomercials: glitzy, carefully stage managed, and predictable. But a funny thing happened in Philadelphia last week: Something like democracy actually surfaced at the Democratic National Convention. ...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 31 July 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
sketchbook-from-philly-3The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is over. Hillary Clinton is the first woman in history to be nominated by a major political party for president of the United States. Let the final months of the election begin!  Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 30 July 2016 4:21 pm by
supporters-lining-up-awaiting-hillary-clinton-presidential-campaign-rally-downtownAs crowds waited outside the David L. Lawrence Convention Center today for the rally with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, they mingled with each other and showed their support by buying buttons, shirts and hats....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 30 July 2016 12:57 pm by
retired-pittsburgh-federal-judge-joins-vp-biden-in-calling-for-action-on-stalled-supreme-court-nominationA retired federal judge from Pittsburgh today joined Vice President Joe Biden in an address calling on the U.S. Senate to act on Chief Judge Merrick Garland’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 30 July 2016 12:36 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-07-30-16Penguins -Video coach Andy Saucier will spend his day with the Stanley Cup at Colby College in Waterville, Maine Tuesday. -Defenseman Brian Dumoulin (right) will spend his day with the Stanley Cup in Biddeford, Maine Aug. 9. -Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins head coach Clark Donatelli will serve as head coach of the United States' under-18 team in the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 30 July 2016 12:00 am by
clinton-kaine-begin-tour-of-pa-ohioPHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton kicked off her general election campaign Friday in Philadelphia by comparing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to a king, while she argued the historic nature of her candidacy showed the goodness and potential of America....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 2:30 pm by
clinton-kaine-launch-campaign-bus-tour-from-philadelphiaHillary Clinton kicked off her general election campaign this afternoon in Philadelphia by comparing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to a king, while she argued the historic nature of her candidacy showed the goodness and potential of America....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
hillary-s-treehouseHillary is making history by joining a club previously reserved only for men, namely, the major party's nominee. Before Obama, it was a club only for white men. To take it to the next historic level, Hillary has to win in November.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 1:25 pm by Elizabeth Bloom
does-the-met-s-live-in-hd-hurt-pittsburgh-operaThe Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series is 10 years old, offering a natural point to take stock of the legacy of this controversial project.  The Met will offer a Live in HD transmission of Kaija Saariaho’s opera "L’Amour de Loin" in December. (Photo: Kristian Schuller)  The series, which broadcasts live performances from the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:42 pm by Mike White
north-allegheny-hires-wild-things-player-heck-as-baseball-coachWith a new skipper that has some "wildness" in him, the North Allegheny baseball team can give opponents "Heck" next season.  North Allegheny has hired Andrew Heck as its new coach. Heck, 27, has been Sewickley Academy's coach the past four seasons, but he also plays for the Washington Wild Things, an independent minor-league baseball team. Heck ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 11:05 am by
perry-on-politics-khan-s-quiet-grace-hit-trump-the-hardestSometimes dramatic things happen at our national conventions, even at heavily scripted ones....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/29/Perry-on-Politics-Donald-Trump-s-worst-nightmare/stories/201607290188 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 7:48 am by
father-of-fallen-muslim-american-soldier-rouses-convention-with-trump-rebukeKhizr Khan lost his son, Capt. Humayun Khan of the Army, to the war in Iraq more than a decade ago....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/29/Father-of-fallen-Muslim-American-soldier-rouses-convention-with-Trump-rebuke-DNC-clinton/stories/201607290177 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 7:20 am by
report-fbi-probes-hacking-of-democratic-congressional-groupThe FBI is investigating a cyber attack against another U.S. Democratic Party group, which may be related to an earlier hack against the Democratic National Committee, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:45 am by
donors-provide-perks-to-convention-goers-in-philadelphiaFrom before the Democratic National Convention’s first gavel till after the last, people with deep pockets were treating Democratic leaders and officeholders to parties and perks....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2016/07/29/Donors-provide-perks-to-convention-goers-in-Philadelphia/stories/201607290163 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:40 am by
clinton-accepts-nomination-says-‘sky’s-the-limit’-for-countryPHILADELPHIA — Hillary Rodham Clinton accepted the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party on Thursday night with a rejection of fear and a pledge to find the solution to America’s challenges in the unity of Americans....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:26 am by
an-insider-s-view-of-democratic-national-convention-in-wells-fargo-centerInside the Wells Fargo Center, you not only can hear the speeches given during the Democratic National Convention, you can also read them on the wall. A giant teleprompter projection screen lets speakers and those audience members with the right angle follow along the scrolling lines....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:25 am by
wolf-and-mcginty-take-the-stage-to-support-hillary-clintonPHILADELPHIA — Two of Pennsylvania’s Democrats took advantage of time on the party’s big stage Thursday to thank the delegates for visiting and to make a pitch for votes in November....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:18 am by
consultants-pay-to-use-snapchat-as-a-political-weaponSnapchat, the popular social media app, has been getting a workout in its first political convention season as delegates and visitors use it to share photos, videos and personal observations instantly everywhere....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:29 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-07-29-16Penguins Justin Schultz - Reaping the rewards with his buddies! (Kelowna, BC) #stanleycup @penguins @NHL @HockeyHallFame pic.twitter.com/aloPV1gFih — Philip Pritchard (@keeperofthecup) July 29, 2016 -It was defenseman Justin Schultz's turn to party with the Stanley Cup in his native West Kelowna, B.C. -Center Nick Bonino will spend his day ... Read More and Comment