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Staff Writer, Pittsburgh City Paper

Staff Writer with Pittsburgh City Paper, email me at rnuttall@pghcitypaper.com

Parking Problems: Will more permits ease the South Side residents' parking woes?

Parking Problems: Will more permits ease the South Side residents' parking woes?

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

My upcoming story on Pittsburgh's University Preparatory school.

Local concert promoter catches heat for comments about anti-violence protests

pghcitypaper.com — A social-media firestorm that started Saturday night with a local music promoter's Facebook post mocking anti-police-brutality protesters has led to the resignation of the new kitchen manager at Altar Bar, calls for a boycott and the cancelation of February's Anti-Flag show at the venue.

Anti-Flag show cancellation, planned benefit for police-shooting victim result from music promoter's online comments

pghcitypaper.com — A social-media firestorm that started Saturday night with a local music promoter's Facebook post joking about anti-police-brutality protesters has led to the resignation of the new kitchen manager at Altar Bar and the cancellation of February's Anti-Flag show at the venue.

Protesters take to Pittsburgh streets in wake of police violence

pghcitypaper.com — Last week after a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer who shot and killed Ferguson, Missouri teenager Michael Brown, local protesters held a peaceful demonstration at the Federal Building in Downtown Pittsburgh. In the days since and in the wake of other recent events involving police brutality, the protests have grown in intensity.

Small Business Saturday: For locally owned stores, holiday sales are a large part of a successful year

pghcitypaper.com — When entrepreneur Thomas West was looking for a location to open his small business, he quickly decided on East Liberty, a burgeoning neighborhood that's been the site of increased development over the past decade. "I wanted to get into a neighborhood that everyone was talking about," says West, who owns men's-clothing retailer Trim Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh supports Michael Brown and Ferguson

pghcitypaper.com — For the young black men at today's Pittsburgh rally to support Ferguson, Mo, the death of Michael Brown is a terrifying reality. Brown was a high school graduate shot and killed on Aug. 9 by a police officer.

U.S. Steel to build headquarters on former Civic Arena site

pghcitypaper.com — Today the Pittsburgh Penguins and local leaders announced plans to build a new U.S. Steel headquarters on the former Civic Arena site in the lower Hill District. The site will be built with a mix of private and public dollars including $15 million in state funding and unknown local contributions from taxpayers.

ShotSpotter surveillance system to provide faster response to gunfire in Pittsburgh neighborhood

pghcitypaper.com — Last year in the city, 1,463 gunshots were reported to 911 - experts say that a multitude of shots are never even called in. That gunfire, says Pittsburgh City Councilor Ricky Burgess, can paralyze a neighborhood.

A+ Schools Report: UPrep Westinghouse lag behind

pghcitypaper.com — Higher graduation rates. Greater enrollment in advanced placement courses. Today education watchdog group A+ Schools released their annual report to the community, highlighting achievement growth at local public schools. But in addition to the positive stories emerging from the report, two schools continue to hit sour notes.

Trick Question: Can the mayor's education task force make a difference in Pittsburgh schools by ignoring its problems?

pghcitypaper.com — Jean Schulte didn't know what to expect when she went to the first public meeting of Mayor Bill Peduto's education task force on Oct. 21. The 20-member body comprised of city councilors, school directors, students, teachers and education advocates had been meeting behind closed doors since spring.

Auditor General, Mayor call for pension reform

pghcitypaper.com — At a press conference timed to follow last night's election, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and Mayor Bill Peduto today announced the launch of an audit of the city's pension plans for firefighters, police and other municipal employees.
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Dec 17, 2014

RT @DangerGuerrero: Need a Serial holiday special to exonerate the reindeer that "ran over" grandma. Case has always been weak. No witnesses. I smell cover-up.

Dec 17, 2014

99 Problems: Police records show "99 units" lack department-wide mission, regulation, oversight pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/pol…

Dec 10, 2014

Print edition of yesterday's blog: Local concert promoter catches heat for comments about anti-violence protests pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/loc…

Dec 09, 2014

Anti-Flag show cancellation, planned benefit for police-shooting victim result from music promoter's online comments pghcitypaper.com/Blogh/archives…

Dec 04, 2014

RT @CharlieDee71: ICYMI @PGHCityPaper Docs show city spied on Jordan Miles' social-media accounts after he sued for excessive force bit.ly/1yOw7o7

Dec 04, 2014

We shutdown Downtown for an hour What are we going to do tomorrow?Shut it down again-Julia Johnson #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/dB8fT0S7IW



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