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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.

State House District 20

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Bill Delivered: Advocates hope city's legislation is just a first step in workplace rights for pregnant women

pghcitypaper.com — During a pregnancy, doctors often advise women to stay hydrated and spend less time on their feet. But in most workplaces across Pennsylvania, a pregnant woman could be fired for following her doctor's orders.

Schoolyard Fight: Corbett, Wolf spar over the governor's history of education funding

pghcitypaper.com — For several months, commercials for Gov. Tom Corbett's and Tom Wolf's campaigns have made starkly different claims about the governor's record on education spending. "He's increased spending in the education department - $1.5 billion from where it was when he took office," says Corbett's wife, Sue, in an April 2014 video.

Shot in the Arm: Jewish Healthcare Foundation raising HPV awareness

pghcitypaper.com — Since the vaccine for human papillomavirus was released in 2006, the main hurdle to getting more children inoculated has been clear: convincing parents to vaccinate their pre-teen children for a sexually transmitted disease. Rates of vaccination have not been as high as doctors had hoped, despite the fact that the HPV vaccine is one of only two vaccines that can prevent cancer.

Rappelling for cancer

pghcitypaper.com — Earlier today, Wonder Woman, Superman and Spider-Man rappelled down a 25-story skyscraper in Downtown Pittsburgh to raise funds and awareness for Our Clubhouse, a cancer support organization. "This is nothing compared to the battle cancer patients go through on a daily basis," said Kevin Bright, a three-year fundraiser for Our Clubhouse who dressed up as Spider-Man.

Gaining STEAM: Parents, teachers pushing for new curriculum at city's Woolslair School

pghcitypaper.com — click to enlarge Woolslair elementary school parent Jaline Cunningham was an early supporter of a proposal to turn her child's school into a science, technology, engineering, arts and math magnet school - also known as a STEAM school.

City reaches agreement with Penguins on lower Hill District development

pghcitypaper.com — After months of community meetings, today the city announced they'd reached an agreement with the Pittsburgh Penguins on development of the 28-acre lower Hill District site. "It's goal is to build transformational wealth for the residents of the greater Hill District," said Mayor Bill Peduto.

Rev. Jesse Jackson brings campaign for voting rights amendment to Pittsburgh

pghcitypaper.com — Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says the United States is among 11 nations who elect public officials but do not guarantee citizens the right to vote. Today, he joined Rev. Jesse Jackson and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald in advocating for a constitutional amendment that would protect the right to vote.

What we know about Pittsburgh's next police cheif

pghcitypaper.com — In October 2011, after two shootings occurred in the Northside of Madison, Wis., locals say then police Capt. Cameron McLay developed a new approach to policing in the community. He began assigning officers to work in specific areas where they'd be responsible for getting to know the residents, not just by patrolling the neighborhood, but by attending community meetings and working with local nonprofits.

Language Lessons: Latino families finding disconnect with school communications

pghcitypaper.com — In the time since Raquel Castillo began volunteering at the Latino Family Center and getting to know other Latino parents in the Pittsburgh Public School District, she's heard a common concern. "A lot of the schools do not have the notes, [event] flyers and newsletters that are sent home translated," says Castillo, who is raising three grandchildren in the district.
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Oct 23, 2014

From @CharlieDee71 - Monster Upset? Tom Wolf has Tom Corbett and the GOP's gubernatorial legacy on the run pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/mon…

Oct 22, 2014

Election chart for State House District 20 Democrat Adam Ravenstahl vs. Republican Tom Fodi pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/sta…

Oct 21, 2014

Some talk about UPREP at the mayor's education taskforce. ICYMI: my story from over the summer about UPREP m.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/cla…

Oct 21, 2014

Focus at mayor's education taskforce meeting is on marketing the image of Pittsburgh schools, 1st question: what is good about our schools?

Oct 15, 2014

Bill Delivered: Advocates hope city's legislation is just a first step in workplace rights for pregnant women pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/bil…

Oct 01, 2014

Schoolyard Fight: Corbett, Wolf spar over the governor's history of education funding pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/sch… #tellewa

Sep 29, 2014

Even when traveling I can't escape press conferences. @ACE_Fitzgerald at reopening of renovated Air Mall at airport pic.twitter.com/CGcmfsdTbD



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