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Larimer activist Ora Lee Carroll dies

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ORA LEE CARROLL

 

It didn’t matter to Ora Lee Carroll if you were a staunch conservative like former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, or a dedicated progressive like state Sen. Jim Ferlo, D-Lawrenceville. If you could bring resources to her neighborhood to battle drugs and violence, or assist with housing and business development, you got her c

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Isaiah Dent found beaten to death

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ACTIVIST KILLED—Longtime activist, and clothing designer Isaiah Dent, 61, of McKees Rocks, was found beaten to death in the bathroom of his Hays Manor apartment on Jan. 28. Police found Dent when they went to check on his welfare after receiving a concerned call from family members. Allegheny County police are conducting an investigation into his

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Courier launches new mobile app

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MOBILE TECHNOLOGY—The New Pittsburgh Courier app is available in the iTunes App Store and Google Play. (Photo by J.L. Martello)

 

According to the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project from 2012, 85 percent of American adults have a cell phone and 45 percent of American adults have a smartphone. Of those surveyed, 37 percent of a

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Coro recognizes youth hip-hop program

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HONOREES—From left: Jeremy Resnick, Emmai Alaquiva and Andrew Butcher (Photo by J.L. Martello)

 

 

by Rebecca Nuttall
Courier Staff Writer
On Jan. 18, Coro Pittsburgh recognized organizations and individuals who carry on Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy through their service to the community. Among this year’s honorees was Hip Hop on L.O.C.K., a men

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh