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Over a year ago, a 30-student fight thrust the school into the headlines, but what’s been going on there since?

Over a year ago, a 30-student fight thrust the school into the headlines, but what’s been going on there since?

“The narrative is changing around what University Preparatory School at Margaret Milliones was and is now.”


Does Pittsburgh need official ‘sanctuary city’ status to fully protect its immigrant population?

“I am less concerned about the title versus the substance of those bills.”

A local gallerist recalls one artist’s journey from Braddock to Venice

The sculptures grew like trees in the misty dank sooty interiors

In memory of "Night of the Living Dead" director George A. Romero

Pittsburgh filmmaker/writer Mike Watt offers a tribute to the "Godfather of the Zombie Movie" George Romero

Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai’s Wikipedia edited by account tied to House Republicans

“If you are working for a politician, then you probably shouldn’t be making edits.”

Leftovers: Pittsburgh-based Used to Be a Pizza Hut blog has been an online hit since 2008

“I thought the idea was funny, and was surprised to see that there wasn’t already a blog about it.”

Comedian and makeup artist Norman Freeman gives makeovers to those in need

“One day I did her makeup and it changed her whole demeanor.”

How will a planned medical-marijuana facility in McKeesport benefit those who live there?

“We’re really excited here in the city to be on the forefront of this new and upcoming industry.”

Carl Redwood talks activism success, struggles and how to move forward

“Almost every issue is linked to capitalism being at the root of the problem.”

Donald Trump Twitter Word Search

We hid 36 words and phrases the president tweeted in recent months. How many can you find?

Some bats show resistance to deadly white-nose syndrome

“It’s still going to take a long time to get them back”

Howl Hiss & Hello

Working at an animal shelter isn’t what you’d expect

Allegheny GoatScape offers novelty, sustainability as the herd embarks on a mission to clean up Pittsburgh

“We want to make sure that these guys are not eaten, but are eating.”

Like so many former Western Pennsylvania company towns, Ford City is in dire need of a comeback

‘This is our second chance at our second chance.’

Activists call for a ban on pre-K-5 suspensions

“Our youngest students in pre-K through fifth grade missed 3,160 days of school in the 2015-16 school year.”

Picturing Homestead

City Paper teams up with Instagram collective @SteelCityGrammers for a photo essay from Homestead



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