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FILE - In this Sept, 9, 2020, file photo, a couple walk past Mike's Beer Bar, across the street from PNC Park, after a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. Small businesses around PNC Park and other downtown stadiums across Major League Baseball are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced MLB to ban fans from attending games during the truncated 2020 seasons. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

On the North Shore, a revitalized neighborhood goes quiet

Sep. 15, 2020 1:13 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The saxophone guy, the one that plays theme songs from 1970s TV shows for loose change as fans squeeze past on the Roberto Clemente Bridge on their way to and from PNC Park, is gone. The line to take selfies next to Willie Stargell's statue outside the left-field entrance to the home of...

These images taken in late September 2019 from a remote camera and provided by the National Park Service and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, show two wolf pups on Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Gray wolves that were taken to Isle Royale to rebuild its nearly extinct population are forming social groups, staking out territory and apparently mating, scientists said Monday Sept. 14, 2020. (National Park Service and State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry via AP)

Relocated Isle Royale wolves form groups, reduce moose herd

Sep. 14, 2020 2:38 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gray wolves that were taken to Michigan's Isle Royale National Park to rebuild its nearly extinct population are forming social groups, staking out territory and apparently mating — promising signs despite heavy losses from natural causes and deadly fights, scientists...

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Court shields Trump tax returns, likely until after election

Sep. 1, 2020 8:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court Tuesday granted President Donald Trump a temporary reprieve in the long-running fight over his tax returns, barring Manhattan's top prosecutor from getting the records while Trump's lawyers embark on another bid to overturn the subpoena seeking them. With a temporary...

Pawtucket, Central Falls share $230,000 development grant

Aug. 2, 2020 8:11 AM EDT

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The cities of Pawtucket and Central Falls have received a $230,000 federal grant to create a joint economic development action plan. The funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration will be used to develop a detailed economic development plan to guide growth in the two...