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

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

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My upcoming story on Pittsburgh's University Preparatory school.

Shapiro wins Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania Attorney General — click to enlarge Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro has won the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania Attorney General. He faced Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala and Northampton District Attorney John Morganelli in yesterday's April primary election. Editor Charlie Deitch has a breakdown of the numbers here.

Roboburgh: Pittsburgh has always been a leader in the robotics revolution — Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series that celebrates Pittsburgh's Bicentennial. In 1939, Pittsburgh-based Westinghouse Electric took the World's Fair by storm. Weighing in at 265 pounds and clad in brushed aluminum, Westinghouse's seven-foot tall humanoid robot, Elektro, was unlike anything attendees had seen.

Ted Cruz Attacks Trans Rights, Donald Trump at Suburban Pittsburgh Rally — click to enlarge Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz doesn't think grown men should be in the bathroom with little girls. It's a point he made several times during his visit near Pittsburgh today at Gateway High School in Monroeville. The comments continue the onslaught of insults that Cruz has been hurling at trans men and women.

Pittsburgh ranks second for highest energy burden on African-American households — click to enlarge According to a report released this week, Pittsburgh was ranked second among metropolitan areas where African Americans spend the greatest proportion of their income on energy bills. The report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and the Energy Efficiency for All (EEFA) coalition ranked Pittsburgh among the top ten cities where energy burdens were found to be greatest for low-income households.

Movie Reviews + Features — In Ariel Vromen's action thriller, Kevin Costner stars as an ex-con whose brain is implanted with the memories of a dead CIA agent and tasked with averting a worldwide catastrophe. The plan hits a snag when he's confronted with memories of the agent's work - and family.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich makes presidential campiagn stop at Pittsburgh's Original Oyster House — click to enlarge Ohio Gov. John Kasich stopped in Pittsburgh earlier today with a visit to the Original Oyster House in Downtown's Market Square. When the Mckees Rocks native arrived, he ate a fish sandwich at the bar, campaigned to have his picture added to the wall of the 140-year-old institution and commented on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger "I think he says he's banged up more than he is," Kasich said of Roethlisberger.

University of Pittsburgh report looks at racial bias in early childhood education — click to enlarge Unless you have a kid or family member 10 years old or under, you probably have never heard of Doc McStuffins. She's a 6-year-old cartoon character on the Disney channel who cares for stuffed animals and toys.

Three Democratic candidates are jockeying for Kane’s spot in the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office — During her tenure, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has made drug-trafficking and child-abuse prosecutions her priorities. The first investigation by her Mobile Street Crimes Unit resulted in the arrest of more than 100, and the seizure of approximately 35,000 packets of heroin.

Anti-Donald Trump protests planned in Pittsburgh this evening — click to enlarge Almost as soon as emails went out announcing this week's Donald Trump rally and town hall meeting in Pittsburgh, an onslaught of anti-Trump events were announced as well. Protesters have announced they will demonstrate at the Trump rally at the David L.

Pittsburgh's equal-pay-day rally highlights local equality efforts — click to enlarge "Clap your hands and raise your voice, equal pay is not a choice." So began this year's Pittsburgh equal-pay-day rally in Market Square earlier today. In addition to the usual dire statistics about the discrepancies between what men and women earn and calls for action, speakers spent most of their time touting the progress around equality and improving workers' rights happening in the city and Allegheny County.
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Apr 28, 2016

Pittsburgh Councilor Deb Gross says constituents ask for #affordablehousing at every meeting she attends. "We shouldn't be afraid to try."

Apr 28, 2016

Pittsburgh #affordablehousing taskforce says $10 million annually is needed to seriously address #affordablehousing crisis.

Apr 28, 2016

Bill Bartlett, Action United, calls on City Council to stand behind the rental registry, an effort to better regulate problem propertiesBill Bartlett, Action United, calls on City Council to stand behind the rental registry, an effort to better regulate problem properties

Apr 28, 2016

Alethea Sims, coalition of organized residents, says #affordablehousing taskforce was a waste of money, "ask the people"

Apr 28, 2016

Paul O'Hanlon, city-county taskforce on disabilities: #affordablehousing in Pgh won't increase with incentives, need mandatory requirements

Apr 28, 2016

At #affordablehousing taskforce meeting in Pittsburgh City Council, public has been allowed to speak even tho this isn't a public hearing

Apr 28, 2016

Pittsburgh City Council is having post agenda on the city's #affordablehousing taskforce where they will hear long-awaited reccomendations

Apr 28, 2016

Donald Trump and his supporters need to learn that free speech doesn’t mean free of consequences…

Apr 27, 2016

Roboburgh: Pittsburgh has always been a leader in the robotics revolution…

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