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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.

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.

Pennsylvania education advocates making big push for fair school funding

pghcitypaper.com — click to enlarge Montgomery County, Montour County, Northumberland County, Allegheny County and Philadelphia. Shoulder to shoulder, hundreds from across the state stood on the white steps of the rotunda of the Pennsylvania Capitol in the Harrisburg last week.

The Allegheny County Public Defender’s office is in better shape than it was three years ago but ‘a lot remains to be done’

pghcitypaper.com — click to enlarge When Elliot Howsie took control of the Allegheny County Public Defender's office more than three years ago, it was a department that had long been mired in turmoil and controversy. The office had been involved in a 1996 class-action lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union alleging that the office failed to provide constitutionally adequate representation.
Jun 24, 2015

Allegheny County Public Defender’s office in better shape than it was three years ago but ‘a lot remains to be done’ pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/the…

Quote of the week

pghcitypaper.com — click to enlarge "I've made up my mind that I need to try to be a little nicer to you guys. People think I'm crazy because I keep coming down here." - Yvonne Brown If you've ever attended a Pittsburgh City Council meeting, you know Yvonne Brown.

New City Paper project will track summer gun homicides

pghcitypaper.com — ShaVaugn Wallace, a pregnant 18-year-old; Clayton Brunson, a 27-year-old father of one; Kaamil Arnold, a 36-year-old shot and killed on the Fourth of July; Tina Crawford, a 34-year-old witness in a federal drug case; and Deondre Kenney, a 15-year-old who was found shot to death in a car.

Pittsburgh City Council approves new public safety initiative

pghcitypaper.com — In April the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety tested a new pilot program in East Hills, an area where just this week a man was shot and killed. The "Promised Beginning" workshop, which provided mentoring for parents with children up to five years of age, is part of the Safer Together Pittsburgh initiative which aims to tackle crime and violence by improving relationships between the community and law enforcement.

Rivers Casino workers take unionization efforts to the streets

pghcitypaper.com — If you ask Rivers Casino workers, who held a protest earlier today, what they hope to get out of their efforts to form a union, nearly all say better health benefits. "Better benefits - that's the big thing," says James Reinhardt, Rivers Casino employee of four years.

Coming up this week: June 1-June 7

pghcitypaper.com — This week council will review two settlements in favor of plaintiffs in lawsuits against city law enforcement officers. At tomorrow's regular meeting of council, Councilor Natalia Rudiak, who chairs the committee on finance and law will present a resolution issuing $75,000 to Taylor Condacure, who suffered injuries when he was arrested in February 2010.
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Jul 22, 2015

Pittsburgh City Council will not be voting on #paidsickdays legislation today. Instead a public hearing will held next week.

Jul 22, 2015

Pittsburgh City Council is packed today with those testifying in favor of paid sick days.

Jul 16, 2015

RT @PGHCityPaper: Fraternity brothers of alleged #Darkode suspect Morgan Culbertson say federal charges came 'out of the blue' bit.ly/1V8iVW1

Jul 16, 2015

The national news media are definitely trolling us right? 36 Hours in Pittsburgh nyti.ms/1Hv0L9Q via @nytvideo

Jul 15, 2015

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

Jul 08, 2015

America's Disability Rights Museum on Wheels is at PNC Park on Disability Awareness Night pic.twitter.com/vrKGVJFmCJ

Jul 08, 2015

The museum covers decades of history. This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. pic.twitter.com/1cVML2Kj9K



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