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Man found fatally shot in Larimer a mile away from Homewood peace march

triblive.com — Published: Friday, April 18, 2014, 9:12 a.m. Updated 1 hour ago A man was found shot twice inside a car in Larimer on Friday, Pittsburgh police said. The man, who appears to be in his early 30s, had gunshot wounds to his upper torso and was dead when police arrived at the parking lot across from Mt.
RT @Wrschgn: Near the start of a peace march, a man was found shot to death hours after gunshots went unreported: triblive.com/news/allegheny… - …
Near the start of a peace march, a man was found shot to death hours after gunshots went unreported: triblive.com/news/allegheny… - @mhardingTrib
Shots fired at 3 a.m. in Homewood. No one calls 911 until a man's body is found, 5 hours later. trib.me/1r4D79e via @mhardingTrib

Gorman: Can Mike Tyson save boxing?

triblive.com — Published: Friday, April 18, 2014, 9:53 p.m. Updated 1 hour ago Fight fans flocked to Monroeville Convention Center on Friday night to see Mike Tyson, along with a pro boxing card his Iron Mike Productions was promoting that featured three Pittsburghers. But mostly to see Tyson.

Orpik: Penguins must keep their cool

triblive.com — Published: Friday, April 18, 2014, 9:41 p.m. Updated 10 minutes ago Brooks Orpik made a visit down memory lane Friday. He thinks his teammates should, too. Orpik spoke candidly about the Penguins' continual problem with maintaining composure and said a lesson learned six years ago could come in handy when the first-round series between the Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets resumes Saturday with Game 2 at Consol Energy Center.

Pirates trade for Mets 1B Davis

triblive.com — Published: Friday, April 18, 2014, 7:09 p.m. Updated 8 minutes ago The Pirates have acquired first baseman Ike Davis from the New York Mets for minor league pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named. Davis, 27, is batting .208 with one home run and five RBIs in 12 games this season.
#Pirates finally find their first baseman, with quotes from GM Huntington and Ike Davis bit.ly/1lgUS87

Pirates acquire Davis from Mets

blog.triblive.com — The Pirates have acquired first baseman Ike Davis from the New York Mets in exchange for minor-league right-hander Zack Thornton and a player to be named. Here's Davis' official page . Davis, 27, is a left-handed hitter with a lifetime line of .241/.334/.433 over parts of five seasons with the Mets.

Pa. unemployment rate at the lowest since 2008; more workers finding jobs

triblive.com — Published: Friday, April 18, 2014, 3:57 p.m. Updated 10 minutes ago More Pennsylvanians entered the job market last month and some of them are getting hired as the state's unemployment rate dropped to the lowest level since October 2008.
#PA Gov Corbett hails jobless rate drop to 6%; economists see little to brag about trib.me/1eIKGCu

Wages have soared in Pittsburgh, but economy appears to have stalled

triblive.com — Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 1:30 p.m. Updated 33 minutes ago Wages have risen faster in Pittsburgh than the rest of the country but economists are still worried about a local job market that appears to have stalled.
Wages for top talent rising faster in #Pittsburgh than elsewhere, but overall job market lagging, Fed says trib.me/P8ObFT

Chat with Dejan Kovacevic: April 18, 2014

triblive.com — Published: Friday, April 18, 2014, 1:06 p.m. Updated 19 minutes ago ManDarino: What do you make of Gibbons joining Sid's line? Is that an indictment of Bennett in any way? Dejan Kovacevic: Not really. Dan Bylsma saw a Columbus defense that was packing it in around the net.
CHAT TRANSCRIPT is up: Why Gibbons on top line? … Sticking by Wandy … Another year for Keisel … Homer announcers triblive.com/sports/dejanko…

Emboldened by Italy move, QVC to expand into France

triblive.com — Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 9:25 p.m. Updated 1 hour ago QVC Inc. is planning to expand into France, betting that the television-shopping network can thrive even in a heavily regulated country with a stagnant economy. QVC will begin broadcasting from Paris in the second quarter of next year.

Donald turns down New York invite for NFL Draft

triblive.com — Published: Friday, April 18, 2014, 12:48 p.m. Updated 3 minutes ago Pitt All-American Aaron Donald spent three weeks deciding how to respond to his invitation to the NFL Draft next month. He even prayed about it. In the end, he thought it's best that he respectfully decline and stay home, his mother Anita Goggins said Friday.

Plum native Umberger inching closer to making return for Blue Jackets

triblive.com — Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:03 p.m. Updated 4 minutes ago COLUMBUS, Ohio - Hockey fans in Columbus consider Blue Jackets forward R.J. Umberger one of their own. He played three seasons in the city at Ohio State (2001-03) before embarking on a professional career that took him to the Philadelphia Flyers before the Blue Jackets acquired him in a trade in June 2008.

Penguins' Bylsma and Blue Jackets' Richards know each other well

triblive.com — Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:03 p.m. Updated 4 minutes ago Penguins coach Dan Bylsma and Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards possess an extra 24 hours to find an edge. The additional day probably won't be enough.

Pennsylvania sting scouted private liquor store sites

triblive.com — Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:15 p.m. Updated 6 hours ago PHILADELPHIA - A Trinidad liquor producer sought to sell rum in Pennsylvania's state-owned booze stores. Another company, thinking lawmakers might privatize the state stores, wanted to secure private retail licenses. These fictitious entities were represented by an undercover informant posing as their lobbyist.
Prosecutors plan: undercover informant would test corruption in private liquor market if privatization passed: triblive.com/state/pennsylv…