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Staff Writer — Pittsburgh City Paper
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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.

Recent gun violence reawakens support for lost and stolen gun ordinance

pghcitypaper.com — After a summer recess, Pittsburgh City Council returned today for it's regular meeting where councilors were met with sobering testimony from one city resident. Ramele Davis, from the Hill District, called on council to stand with her to help stem gun violence in light of the recent shootings that have shaken her and her neighbors.

Local organization to launch drive for two million pencils

pghcitypaper.com — It seems like everyday another scholar, journalist or parent comes up with a new way to "fix public education." See examples here, here and here. But what if a local school district could be helped by something as simple as pencils?

Jordan Miles appeal resurrects reminder of poor community-police relations

pghcitypaper.com — Earlier this year, the United States Justice Department announced that Pittsburgh would be among six cities taking part in a pilot program aimed at reducing racial bias and improving police-community relations. Many have applauded the new program and efforts by Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay to rebuild community trust in the police force.
Aug 27, 2015

Jordan Miles appeal resurrects reminder of poor community-police relations pghcitypaper.com/Blogh/archives…

Life can be tough for heroin addicts and their families

pghcitypaper.com — Laura Probst knows the worry that comes from a child staying out all night. Where are they? What are they doing? Unfortunately for the Hopewell Township mother of two, if her son or daughter were out all night, she knew what the two were likely up to.

Movie Reviews + Features

pghcitypaper.com — click to enlarge Even for viewers who aren't familiar with the Hitman video-game series, the basis for Aleksander Bach's new film sounds intriguing. An evil organization is trying to revive a scientific program that created genetically engineered assassins, and the progeny of that original program are tasked with making sure that doesn't happen.

Digital badges allow students to validate their skills

pghcitypaper.com — click to enlarge SATs, ACTs, GPAs, résumés, curriculum vitae. For prospective college students and recent college graduates, these measures of academic aptitude can mean the difference between attending the college or getting the job of their dreams, and struggling to find one at all.

Vacant buildings and property-owners’ rights have some Pittsburgh city councilors rethinking historic designation

pghcitypaper.com — click to enlarge During rush hour, the intersection of Green Tree Road and Woodville Avenue is a choke-point of traffic for travelers in the West End. Over the years the city has added a stop sign to reduce congestion, but for commuters who live on that side of town, the intersection remains a source of frustration.
Aug 12, 2015

Vacant buildings and property-owners’ rights have some Pittsburgh city councilors rethinking historic designation pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/vac…

Neighbors say rash of summer shootings don’t define Pittsburgh’s Marshall-Shadeland neighborhood

pghcitypaper.com — It's a Wednesday afternoon on Brighton Road in Marshall-Shadeland, one of the North Side's two dozen neighborhoods. A small business district runs along the street. There's a bar, a pizza shop, a bank and a corner store. Two groups of adults are outside talking.

New law makes reporting, preventing sexual assault a top priority on college campuses

pghcitypaper.com — Point Park University senior Ren Finkel is pretty active in her school. She can tell you how much tuition has increased over the past four decades. She's participated in the university's chapter of Habitat for Humanity. And she's a member of the university's Student Solidarity activist organization.
Jul 15, 2015

New law makes reporting, preventing sexual assault a top priority on college campuses pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/new…

Council gives preliminary approval for nearly $5 million in funding transfers

pghcitypaper.com — 200,000 from street lighting. $100,000 from slope failure remediation. $28,888.52 from audible traffic signals. Last week Pittsburgh City Council considered several resolutions to transfer funds from a variety of city projects in order to fund the maintenance of public safety, public works, and parks facilities.
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Aug 28, 2015

First day back from recess, Pittsburgh City Council discussing recent gun violence and the city and nationally. #KeepingUpWithTheCouncil

Aug 28, 2015

Back from recess, at today's City Council meeting councilwoman Darlene Harris asks if lost and stolen gun legislation has been implemented

Aug 27, 2015

Jordan Miles appeal resurrects reminder of poor community-police relations pghcitypaper.com/Blogh/archives…

Aug 12, 2015

Vacant buildings and property-owners’ rights have some Pittsburgh city councilors rethinking historic designation pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/vac…

Aug 11, 2015

@PGHCityPaper is looking for longtime Macy's (Kaufmann's) employees & shoppers. Have a story to share? Email me: rnuttall@pghcitypaper.com

Aug 04, 2015

@PghPolice Commander Larry Scirotto on violent crime demographic trends says: We are in no way blaming the victim


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