The Pittsburgh Steelers’ head coach Mike Tomlin, conducts a practice session, at the Wasps rugby training ground, in London, Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) by Dale GrdnicAssociated Press Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Their quarterback basically has a dislocated right index finger, their best remaining offensive lineman suffered a sprained right pectoral muscle and they’re 0-4. But the Pittsburgh Steelers remained a confident group Tuesday heading into a bye week.
Daily Archive: October 1, 2013
Foolishness of PreachingOCT. 4—Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 90 Port Perry Rd., North Versailles, will host its annual “Foolishness of Preaching” Worship Services at 7 p.m. Pastor George A. Williams, of First Baptist Church of West Mifflin, will be the guest preacher. The service is designed to be evangelistic and focus on preaching that truly ministers to lost souls as well as growing Christians and leaders. For more information, call 412-823-4049 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A National Park Service employee posts a sign reading “Because of the Federal Government SHUTDOWN All National Parks are Closed” on a barricade closing access to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) by David Espo and Donna CassataAssociated Press Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — First slowed, then stalled by political gridlock, the vast machinery of government clanged into partial shutdown mode on Tuesday and President Barack Obama warned the longer it goes “the more families will be hurt.” Republicans said it was his fault, not theirs. Ominously, there were suggestions from leaders in both parties that the shutdown, heading for its second day, could last for weeks and grow to encompass a possible default by the Treasury if Congress fails to raise the nation’s debt ceiling. “This is now all together,” said Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill..
L.C. Greenwood L.C. Greenwood, entrepreneur, active in multiple charity and community organizations, and one of the last of the Steel Curtain Defensive Line of the 1970s four Super Bowl Pittsburgh Steelers has died.
Thursday 3Contemporary Dance FestivalThe Kelly Strayhorn Theater presents the 5th annual newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival at 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. The festival, which runs through Oct. 5, will feature 41 dancers, 18 choreographers, all over three-days. The nightly performances will provide a mix of cutting edge dance moves and more that will energize the artists and its audiences. There will be shows at The Alloy Studios. For more information, call 412-363-3000 or visit http://www.kelly-strayhorn.org.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Justice Department is suing the owners and on-site manager of a Pittsburgh-area apartment complex, saying Black “testers” sent to rent apartments earlier this year were turned away, while Whites were told apartments were available.
President Barack Obama, stands with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and people who support the Affordable Care Act, his signature health care law, as he speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) by Josh LedermanAssociated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Hailing it as an “historic day,” President Barack Obama pressed forward his flagship health care program Tuesday, inaugurating new insurance exchanges to expand access for those without coverage despite the shutdown taking hold across much of the government.
This photo released by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office shows Woodrow Karey, Jr. after being charged in the shooting death of Pastor Ronald J. Harris, Sr., Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. (CNN Photo/Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office) by Lateef Mungin (CNN) — A sheriff says he’s closer to finding the motive behind the fatal shooting of a Louisiana pastor who witnesses say was gunned down by a former deacon as the horrified congregation looked on. Friday’s shooting may have resulted from allegations of a complicated sexual relationship between the pastor and the deacon’s wife, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – A former part-time stock worker has been charged with stealing nearly $5,000 worth of watches, clothes and other items from the…