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Interview, Lois Lowry

Lois Lowry is the author of more than 30 books for young readers, including The Giver. She’s been called the “godmother of dystopian Young Adult literature.” She does not like that label. Read the interview here.

Interview, Cece Bell

I interviewed Cece Bell, author of Newbery Medal-winning graphic novel, El Deafo. Bell is also the author of many picture books and early chapter books, including… 15 more words

AB84 Isn't Pissed At Vick..He Just Wants To Help Him Win

Way too much is being put on the comments made by Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, Antonio Brown..pertaining to backup quarterback Mike Vick following the 24-20 win over the San Diego Chargers this past Monday night. 472 more words

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The Unbearable Whiteness of Being... White

Kudos to Tony Norman for his recent harangue in the Portfolio column of the Post-Gazette. Norman, uncharacteristically bitter and sardonic, calls out Pittsburgh as the “whitest city in America” (for its size)– “one of the least diverse and least inclusive metro areas in America.” He effectively makes the case that Pittsburgh is an urban “Mayberry” in its parochial tolerance and nurturing of racism. 542 more words

Ron Cook Gives His Predictions For The AFC North

Ron Cook is a columnist for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette that covers the Steelers.

Ron joined Ed and Steve to talk about the Steelers taking on the Patriots in the NFL season opening game tomorrow night. 185 more words


Protecting The Promises

At its best, the Promise movement attacks the opportunity gap. But to sustain a Promise program is hardly an easy task. By design, such a program motivates students to perform well academically thus a growing number are expected to meet the requirements each year. 521 more words


Employee Audits - Do You Know the Best Practices?

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently reported that employee wage and hour audits are on the rise. With the boom of shale companies entering the region earlier this decade, the pay practices of many businesses have been examined by Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor. 222 more words

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