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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.

Challenger to announce candidacy in District 9 council race

pghcitypaper.com — District 9 Councilman Ricky Burgess is set to face at least one challenger in the primary election in May. Tomorrow, Stanton Heights entrepreneur Andre Young plans to officially announce his candidacy for the District 9 seat at Westinghouse Academy, his alma mater. "I chose Westinghouse because education is the foundation," says Young.

Despite some concerns, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto gets high marks for freshman year

pghcitypaper.com — It's the week before Christmas and Mayor Bill Peduto is at a senior high-rise in the Hill District. After some gentle prodding, a room of senior citizens talks him into singing "Jingle Bells." Moments later, he goes into the room next door, where more residents of the K.

High Priority: Why your choice for the Pa. Supreme Court may be the most important vote you cast all year

pghcitypaper.com — On a particularly cold morning last week, more than 50 people filled the gallery of the Allegheny County Courthouse where Common Pleas Judge Dwayne Woodruff announced his plans to run for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Former Pittsburgh Steelers (Woodruff's old teammates) stood shoulder-to-shoulder with local lawyers and politicians.

1200 marchers take part in MLK Day event

pghcitypaper.com — About 1,200 people marched from Oakland to Downtown Monday night during a rally to "Reclaim MLK." They made their presence known with their numbers and their voices. Produced by Ashley Murray "From Ferguson to NYC stop police brutality." "Fists up. Fight back." "The people united will never be defeated."

Left Behind: Pa. ranks low in pre-K services for low-income students

pghcitypaper.com — Last August, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Pittsburgh to announce a grant competition, offering a total of more than $200 million for early-childhood education. That same month, Mayor Bill Peduto formed a blue-ribbon task force to focus on early learning and to make recommendations for the state's application.

Movie Reviews + Features

pghcitypaper.com — Selma opens with a well-known event. It's 1964 and Martin Luther King Jr. is in Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize. In a scene between King and Coretta Scott King, we're shown a man out of his element. "It doesn't feel right," says King (David Oyelowo), fumbling with an ascot his wife has told him to wear.

Organizational Issues: Despite challenges, local unionization efforts press on

pghcitypaper.com — Last month, a group of 50 Rivers Casino workers gathered in the employee cafeteria to decry the casino's strict attendance policy. There they shared stories of employees who had been fired and their own personal struggles with an attendance policy they say has led to the casino's high employee-turnover rate.

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.
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Jan 31, 2015

RT @Ashley__Murray: In conjunction w/ @PghReporter's awesome coverage of @billpeduto's first year, I asked residents for their thoughts youtu.be/5I1b38vv3yI

Jan 28, 2015

My story on Peduto's first year: Despite some concerns Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto gets high marks for freshman year pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/des…

Jan 24, 2015

Brian Drusky is at the Summit Against Racism in a session on shaping the vision for the August Wilson Center #summitagainstracism

Jan 23, 2015

RT @AGZimmerman: I hereby demand @billpeduto alter ego Ed Chadwick's public schedule & email correspondence #Transparency #RightToKnow http…

Jan 21, 2015

High Priority: Why your choice for the Pa. Supreme Court may be the most important vote you cast all year pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/hig…



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