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

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.”

Some bats show resistance to deadly white-nose syndrome

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

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.”

Advocates are concerned Port Authority’s new fare-check policy could lead to deportation of undocumented immigrants

“Once Port Authority runs your name, ICE will check that name and can detain you.”

Should a dog shot by a Pittsburgh Police officer be considered a weapon because the officer felt threatened?

“The only danger that was caused is when officer Goetz fired his gun and shot his partner in the foot.”

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.’

LGBTQ advocates say federal legislation would allow religious adoption agencies to discriminate

“There are 100,000 kids that need a home and I don’t see anybody else stepping up.”

Don’t miss these events celebrating the LGBTQ community

The events during Pittsburgh’s Pride celebration are meant to both entertain and educate

Consuming the World Through a Rainbow-Colored Glasses

This has been a big year for visible queerness

A new program pairing child-abuse victims with dogs helps with healing

“One of the things we know from the research is when kids are around dogs and they have that interaction, it increases the chemical in the brain called oxytocin.”

Fashion designer Tereneh Mosley discusses cultural appropriation and what to look out for

“I think it’s this idea of taking credit for something that is not wholly yours.”

Pittsburgh stakeholders disagree on how to fund affordable-housing programs

“At some point, you have to take action if you honestly say you believe in this.”

Pittsburgh nonprofits working to reduce transmission of HIV

“PrEP is for women, men, people of all genders and trans folks.”

Jury selection in sexual-assault cases like Bill Cosby’s present unique challenges

“You have to get jurors to give up their script and listen to the evidence presented.”

Congressman Keith Rothfus could be in danger as three Democratic challengers step up

“The Left is so angry that I even have 3 liberal opponents who have announced their campaigns to defeat me.”

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