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Gov. candidate Scott Wagner tells Gov. Tom Wolf: "I’m gonna stomp all over your face with golf spikes"

Gov. candidate Scott Wagner tells Gov. Tom Wolf: "I’m gonna stomp all over your face with golf spikes"

“Scott’s always been unstable, unkind, now he’s just exploded. Who talks like that?”


Majority of Pennsylvanians support “Medicare-for-all” health care

According to a new poll, 52 percent of Pennsylvanians support adopting a single-payer health insurance plan, while 29 percent oppose it.

Judith O'Toole named Mattress Factory acting director in wake of sexual assault allegations

The former director and CEO of the Westmoreland will temporarily take over for suspended Mattress Factory executive director, Michael Olijnyk.

With the MOMENTUM Gala, Focus On Renewal program celebrates 49 years in Sto-Rox

“You can’t just be a white horse riding in, you have to be a part of the community."

A star is born again, and again, and again

Looking back on how A Star is Born affected the careers of its previous stars

Which City Paper staffer pulled together a better design for her desk area?

Decorating cubicles for Halloween for under $25

Is the Pittsburgh airport building up a flight bubble?

Many new flights to the airport are subsidized with public funds and some are questioning the strategy’s sustainability.

Johnstown is best explored by train, foot, and incline

This Rust Belt town is easily reachable by Amtrak and is home to the steepest vehicular incline in the world

Finding Body Acceptance in Unexpected Places

It was hard for me to imagine that the sex industry can also be a site of self-acceptance and body-positivity.

GOP state Rep. candidate Natalie Mihalek boosted tax cuts in 24 ads, but none mentioned she’s running for office

Mihalek's campaign Facebook page has been active since November 2017, including posts supporting Republican candidates.

UPMC one-day strike attracts local politicians — with some notable absences

Politicians and candidates joined UPMC workers, calling out elected officials who are not supportive of hospital workers' unionization efforts.

U.S. Reps. Conor Lamb and Keith Rothfus vote to extend GOP tax cuts for individuals

The proposed 'Tax Reform 2.0' would overwhelmingly benefit wealthy individuals and add trillions to the national debt.

Pittsburgh Marathon under fire from LGBTQ activists for Chick-fil-A partnership

A petition demanding that the marathon reject Chick-fil-A’s partnership has gathered more than 250 signatures.

Chapo Trap House discuss hate mail, their new book, and the pros and cons of life in Pittsburgh

"Some of the feedback that we’ve received has caused us to do the thing that the author doesn’t want us to do purely out of spite."

Letter from the editor

Photo Essay: Sunday afternoons at PNC Park

Jared Wickerham captures the Pirates with Polaroids

Dressing like a witch for under $50

Which City Paper staffer pulled off the better buy for a Halloween outfit?

True crime comes to Pittsburgh

People all over the city are using the true crime phenomenon to make sense of a violent world

Peepshow: Reflecting on Christine Blasey Ford’s all-too-familiar testimony

Columnist Jessie Sage: “the constant discrimination, subtle intimidation, and harassment has frequently made me feel unsafe.”

Foxtail is a frat boy’s wet dream

That’s not a good thing. In fact, it’s very, very wrong.

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