Published on Sunday, 25 September 2016 12:00 am by
the-best-political-ads-through-the-ages...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2016/09/25/The-best-political-ads-through-the-ages/stories/201609180009 Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 25 September 2016 12:00 am by
first-presidential-campaign-showdown-loomingOn paper, it should be a blowout. One candidate who has debated 40 times over the last 16 years, doing so with poise and ease. Another who just 14 months ago had never debated at all, and has never participated in a one-on-one debate....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 25 September 2016 12:00 am by
are-presidential-election-tv-ads-effective-anymoreRemember those 1988 Willie Horton TV spots, with a mug shot of the man who raped and assaulted a couple while on weekend furlough from prison? How about the 1964 Lyndon Baines Johnson ad with the sweet child picking petals off a daisy. Seconds later: kaboom! Mushroom cloud....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 24 September 2016 1:39 pm by Mike White
friday-night-rewind-surreal-statistics-and-highlights-from-key-oaks-beaverLooking back at Week 4 of the high school football season. I slept in this morning. Was tired and worn out. That Beaver-Keystone Oaks game took a lot out of me. In more than three decades of covering games for the Post-Gazette, I've never seen one like Beaver's 77-49 victory against Keystone Oaks Friday night. It was a record-breaking night for ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 24 September 2016 1:34 pm by Mike White
friday-night-rewind-surreal-statistics-and-highlights-from-keystone-oaks-beaverLooking back at Week 4 of the high school football season. I slept in this morning. Was tired and worn out. That Beaver-Keystone Oaks game took a lot out of me. In more than three decades of covering games for the Post-Gazette, I've never seen one like Beaver's 77-49 victory against Keystone Oaks Friday night. It was a record-breaking night for ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 24 September 2016 12:00 am by
spin-control-nra-ad-claims-clinton-would-take-away-gunsThe claim: “Hillary Clinton could take away [your] right to self-defense. And with Supreme Court justices, Hillary can.”...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/2016/09/24/SPIN-CONTROL-NRA-ad-claims-Clinton-would-take-away-guns/stories/201609240059 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 23 September 2016 5:34 pm by Jenn Menendez
pitt-north-carolina-what-to-watchPitt opens ACC play at North Carolina at 3:30 p.m on Saturday. The Panthers have not beaten the Tar Heels since they joined the conference, and this game is becoming a pretty good rivalry. Here are three things to watch for: 1. How about that pass defense?  Let’s face it. It could be another very long day for the Panthers if the pass defense ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 23 September 2016 4:57 pm by
perry-on-politics-insulting-a-senator-in-the-name-of-leadership-and-powerWellesley College, a liberal-arts college for women in a bucolic setting just west of Boston, is rated these days by U.S. News & World Report as the third-best liberal-arts college in the country. It was founded in 1870, grew gradually, and didn't begin to blossom until just after World War II....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 23 September 2016 1:16 pm by
lunchtime-links-5-things-you-should-read-this-afternoon1) The stages will be less crowded, but the first of the presidential debates — scheduled for 9 p.m. Monday night on pretty much every channel on television except the one showing Monday Night Football — should be entertaining and, we hope, enlightening nonetheless. NPR has an interesting breakdown of what each candidate needs to...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 23 September 2016 1:16 pm by
lunchtime-links-5-things-you-should-read-this-afternoon1) The stages will be less crowded, but the first of the presidential debates — scheduled for 9 p.m. Monday night on pretty much every channel on television except the one showing Monday Night Football — should be entertaining and, we hope, enlightening nonetheless. NPR has an interesting breakdown of what each candidate needs to...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 23 September 2016 10:57 am by
meet-green-party-candidate-and-donald-trump-protest-arrestee-michael-bagdes-canningMichael Bagdes-Canning was the lone arrestee during the protests that surrounded Donald Trump’s visit to Pittsburgh yesterday. He was arrested after protesters tried to enter the Duquesne Club while Mr. Trump was holding a fundraiser, and now faces charges that include defiant trespass. As it turns out, the 63-year-old former teacher is ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 23 September 2016 9:49 am by Craig Meyer
pat-narduzzi-larry-fedora-discuss-pitt-uncPitt coach Pat Narduzzi and North Carolina coach Larry Fedora joined the ACC coaches' teleconference earlier this week to answer questions about their teams' matchup Saturday, a game that will almost certainly play a large hand in determining the ACC coastal division champion. Below is a transcript of those interviews: PAT NARDUZZI Obviously we ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 23 September 2016 8:29 am by Mike White
friday-night-countdown-week-4-predictionsTonight's Post-Gazette Game of the Week is Beaver at Keystone Oaks. Follow @mwhiteburgh for updates. Follow @BrianBatko for updates from Central Valley-Quaker Valley. Follow @PGVarsityXtra for updates and notes on many district games. If you have a score or update, tweet @PGVarsityXtra with #wpial. Do you realize after tonight the regular season is ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 23 September 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
hands-up-2Another black man is killed by police in the U.S. Nothing else to say.  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
fbi-fielderThe FBI seems to investigate a lot of suspects who they release and who later become terrorists. Not sure why that keeps happening but maybe they need to change their tactics.  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 22 September 2016 4:12 pm by Brian Batko
duquesne-basketball-kentucky-non-conference-2016One of the most anticipated non-conference games in recent memory for Duquesne basketball will put the Dukes on their biggest TV stage since 2008. ESPN announced Thursday afternoon that the Sunday, Nov. 21 game against John Calipari and Kentucky in Lexington at Rupp Arena will be a 9 p.m. tip and be televised nationally on ESPN. When was the last time ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 22 September 2016 2:25 pm by
toomey-blasted-from-the-pastThe newest attack ad on Pat Toomey uses the incumbent Republican senator’s own words against him....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erstate/2016/09/22/Toomey-blasted-from-the-past/stories/201609220210 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 22 September 2016 2:25 pm by
toomey-blasted-from-the-pastThe newest attack ad on Pat Toomey uses the incumbent Republican senator’s own words against him....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erstate/2016/09/22/Toomey-blasted-from-the-past/stories/201609220210 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:47 pm by
trump-speaks-at-shale-conference-downtown"Oh, you will like me so much," Donald Trump said by way of introduction to hundreds of natural gas executives at the David L. Lawrence Center....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/09/22/Trump-speaks-at-shale-conference-Downtown/stories/201609220200 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:47 pm by
trump-speaks-at-shale-conference-downtown"Oh, you will like me so much," Donald Trump said by way of introduction to hundreds of natural gas executives at the David L. Lawrence Center....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/09/22/Trump-speaks-at-shale-conference-Downtown/stories/201609220200 Read More and Comment