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RACISM?---WHAT RACISM?

I have white friends, or know of white commenters on web sites, who insist there’s no institutional racism remaining in America despite tons and tons of evidence to the contrary. 831 more words

Group bids on debt-ridden August Wilson Center

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A group of foundations has submitted a bid to buy the building of Pittsburgh’s debt-ridden August Wilson Center.

The Pittsburgh Foundation says it is part of a small group that submitted a bid to a bankruptcy judge last week, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ( 114 more words

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"Critics rap Pa. on medical rides"

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This April 6, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about concerns being raised about people who would typically qualify for Medicaid being enrolled in private insurance who may lose the ability to make it to needed appointments due to a lack of transportation. 69 more words

Pennsylvania

Richard And The "Chicken From Hell"

Scientists have discovered and properly named a new dinosaur species. Its technical name is Anzu wyliei, but it’s been commonly described on the news as the “chicken from hell.” 112 more words

Family

Metro Beat: Wilkinsburg district's new truancy officer has record

WILKINSBURG, Pa. (AP) – An urban high school that’s struggling with high truancy rates has run into another roadblock to combat them: The new attendance officer has a criminal record for domestic violence that is causing some officials to reconsider his appointment. 394 more words

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Dr. Wecht In Support Of Medical Marijuana In Pa.

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Over the weekend, well-known forensic pathologist, attorney and medical-legal consultant Cyril Wecht wrote an op-ed piece in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette… 414 more words

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Attorney Who Introduces Drug Evidence May Face Criminal Charges.

Attorney May Face Charges After Introducing Drug Evidence, by Paula Reed Ward, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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A Pittsburgh defense attorney could be facing criminal charges after she introduced potential drug evidence — a box containing a straw with suspected heroin residue — at a court hearing on Thursday.

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