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Pittsburgh Mayor Ravenstahl cancels bid for re-election

 

STEPPING DOWN--Mayor Luke Ravenstahl speaks at a news conference at his office in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic/FILE)

During a Press Conference at the Pittsburgh City-County Building on March 1, City of Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced that he would not be seeking re-election for his office. This comes after he announced his

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

2-1-1 resource hotline expands to the Internet

JULIE DESEYN

 

 


With an economy that is slowly recovering from being in shambles, more and more people are turning to various agencies for assistance. In July 2011, the United Way introduced its Pa 2-1-1 Southwest hotline, a nationally recognized hotline, like that of 9-1-1, where individuals can call one number to access a database of more than

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

2-1-1 resource hotline expands to Internet

JULIE DESEYN

 

 


With an economy that is slowly recovering from being in shambles, more and more people are turning to various agencies for assistance. In July 2011, the United Way introduced its Pa 2-1-1 Southwest hotline, a nationally recognized hotline, like that of 9-1-1, where individuals can call one number to access a database of more than

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Audio missing from Ford shooting

LEON FORD JR.

 

Evidence in the police-involved shooting of a Black teen is leaving many in the community with questions about the Nov. 11, 2012 traffic stop of Leon Ford Jr., a 19-year-old who was shot multiple times after he allegedly dragged a Pittsburgh police officer during the stop in Highland Park.
While the police footage of the stop, which

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh