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

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

"The office is not perfect, but it’s much better. We’ve come a long way"

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Perry High School librarian heads to the Internet to get her students the books they want to read

"You need to see yourself in literature or else why read it."
Sheila May-Stein’s students at Pittsburgh Perry High School want stories on the shelves of their school library that deal with topics that affect their lives — drive-by-shootings, gangs, teen pregnancy and prison.

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Henry Redd Uppington’s career as a Pittsburgh superhero was over before it started

"Pittsburgh, unlike Gotham, evidently has no place for a superhero, only the weathered images of the idea of a superhero."
"Do you know who Henry Redd Uppington is?" I beseech, as I cautiously loiter in front of First Lutheran Church on Grant Street near a garbage receptacle that bears his chiseled image.

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