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The latest news and headlines from the 90.5 WESA newsroom.

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Downtown Pittsburgh Shifting from 9 to 5 Business District to Full-Fledged

3/12/2013
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By Deanna Garcia Tuesday, March 12, 2013 It’s often said Pittsburgh is a city of neighborhoods. There are the bustling neighborhoods of Oakland and Squirrel Hill, the struggling neighborhood of Homewood, and the transitioning neighborhoods in between. Then there’s a shadow neighborhood. Some people call it the Golden Triangle, some call it the business district, and others call ithome.

Duration: 00:04:49


New Oakland Career Center Opens Doors

3/11/2013
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By Charlee Song Tuesday, March 12, 2013 A once shuttered building in Oakland has been given new life as a place that residents can go if they are looking to launch a career or improve on the one they alreadyhave.

Duration: 00:00:40


Sen. Brewster Wants $$$s for SW PA Transportation Projects

3/11/2013
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By Emily Farah Monday, March 11, 2013 One state senator is optimistic about asking for Mon-Fayette Expressway and mass transit funding in the Corbett administration’s transportationpackage.

Duration: 00:00:41


Policy Group Tells State to Evaluate Subsidizing AMTRAK

3/11/2013
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By Emily Farah Monday, March 11, 2013 B.B. King sang “Hold that Train” but a conservative public policy group is urging state officials to hold off funding—at least for now—for a train route between Pittsburgh andHarrisburg.

Duration: 00:00:39


CCAC Program Aims to Turn Credits into Credentials

3/11/2013
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By Emily Farah Monday, March 11, 2013 The Commit to Complete program targets students with a good amount of college credits, but who have not indicated which degree they want to earn. CCAC said when employers ask about education, it’s better to cite a degree over completed collegecourses.

Duration: 00:00:33


Senator Casey Takes on Bullying, Applauds Efforts of Pittsburgh Mifflin K-8

3/8/2013
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By Deanna Garcia Friday, March 8, 2013 US Senator Bob Casey used a sixth grade classroom as a backdrop Friday to talk about bullying. He praised students, teachers and parents at Pittsburgh Mifflin preK-8 School who have implemented an aggressive anti-bullyingcampaign.

Duration: 00:00:35


Flat State Funding for PA Community Colleges Could Jeopardize Accessibility

3/5/2013
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By Deanna Garcia Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Community College presidents from around the commonwealth are making the case for increased funding. Under Governor Tom Corbett’s 2013-2014 budget proposal, community colleges would receive no additional funding over lastyear.

Duration: 00:00:38