Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

The Week at a Glance

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

The Week at a Glance

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NOTED + QUOTED

"You lose one game in Pittsburgh and the sky is falling -- it's just part of the culture."

-- RYAN CLARK

Steelers defensive back, describing how the team's recent performance contrasts with the high expectations based on its six Super Bowls and other recent winning seasons

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"The probability of getting killed in a car accident while on your way to get the tickets is higher than the probability of winning, so why would you take the chance?"

? DONALD RICHARDS

Penn State University statistics professor, questioning the logic of last week's Powerball fever that had people queuing for tickets for the $587.5 million drawing, the second-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history

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"I made a pledge, I'm going to keep the pledge."

? TOM CORBETT

Pennsylvania governor, reiterating the statement he signed as a candidate to oppose any tax increase, although he's mulling removal of the present cap on a per-gallon tax paid by fuel distributors, which he said he wouldn't view as a tax hike

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