Published on Wednesday, 01 March 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-billboard-protestThe Lamar billboard on Mt. Washington could be used for far better purposes. Just saying.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 01 March 2017 2:51 pm by Mike White
wpial-basketball-semifinals-are-most-wonderful-time-of-yearAnyone lucky enough to be at North Allegheny for the Mars-Hampton game last night can understand what I'm about to say: The WPIAL basketball semifinals are the best thing in the entire year of Western Pennsylvania high school sports. Yeah, I know Western Pa. is a football-crazed area, and I know Western Pa. doesn't exactly produce tons of Division I ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 01 March 2017 9:31 am by
ap-fact-checking-trump-s-speechWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday night about corporate job expansion and military cost-savings that actually took root under his predecessor and gave a one-sided account of the costs and benefits to the economy from immigration — ignoring the upside....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 01 March 2017 6:29 am by
5-key-takeaways-from-president-trump-s-speechWASHINGTON — In President Trump’s world, boring is disruptive....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/03/01/5-Key-Takeaways-From-President-Trump-s-Speech-congress/stories/201703010170 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 3:21 pm by Mike White
cummings-breen-keep-moving-up-wpial-scoring-listsThis n' that after first night of WPIAL basketball semifinals Lincoln Park boys player Nelly Cmmings and Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic girls player Sam Breen have at least two more games left to play in their careers. That means they will move up even higher on the WPIAL all-time scoring lists. Cummings and Breen have helped their teams to WPIAL ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 7:29 am by
kellyanne-conway-sparks-debate-after-kneeling-on-oval-office-couchWASHINGTON — Photos of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway kneeling on an Oval Office couch with her shoes on have sparked an online debate about decorum in the executive mansion....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/02/28/Kellyanne-Conway-kneels-on-Oval-Office-couch-sparks-debate-trump/stories/201702280233 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 7:29 am by
kellyanne-conway-sparks-debate-after-kneeling-on-oval-office-couchWASHINGTON — Photos of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway kneeling on an Oval Office couch with her shoes on have sparked an online debate about decorum in the executive mansion....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/02/28/Kellyanne-Conway-kneels-on-Oval-Office-couch-sparks-debate-trump/stories/201702280233 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 6:43 am by
republicans-oppose-trump-s-defense-spending-plans-domestic-cutsWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is seeking what he called a "historic" increase in defense spending, but ran into immediate opposition from Republicans in Congress who must approve his plan and said it was not enough to meet the military's needs....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
russian-tamperingThe story about Russian influence over the 2016 election is still in the news and it seems like it won't be going away anytime soon, no matter how many times Trump calls it Fake News.  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:00 am by
trump-promises-a-message-of-american-strength-in-address-to-congressWASHINGTON — He delivered a gracious victory speech, a doom-and-gloom inaugural address, a reverent Supreme Court nomination speech, a fiery rallying cry in Florida, a bizarre commentary on Black History Month, and an anti-media rant Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in D.C....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:00 am by
trump-expected-to-promise-a-message-of-american-strength-in-address-to-congressWASHINGTON — He delivered a gracious victory speech, a doom-and-gloom inaugural address, a reverent Supreme Court nomination speech, a fiery rallying cry in Florida, a bizarre commentary on Black History Month, and an anti-media rant Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in D.C....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:00 am by
trump-looks-to-refocus-his-presidency-in-tonight-s-address-to-congressWASHINGTON — He delivered a gracious victory speech, a doom-and-gloom inaugural address, a reverent Supreme Court nomination speech, a fiery rallying cry in Florida, a bizarre commentary on Black History Month, and an anti-media rant Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in D.C....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:00 am by
trump-looks-to-refocus-presidency-in-address-to-congressWASHINGTON — He delivered a gracious victory speech, a doom-and-gloom inaugural address, a reverent Supreme Court nomination speech, a fiery rallying cry in Florida, a bizarre commentary on Black History Month, and an anti-media rant Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in D.C....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:00 am by
trump-looks-to-refocus-presidency-in-address-to-congressWASHINGTON — He delivered a gracious victory speech, a doom-and-gloom inaugural address, a reverent Supreme Court nomination speech, a fiery rallying cry in Florida, a bizarre commentary on Black History Month, and an anti-media rant Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in D.C....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 February 2017 1:14 pm by
toomey-moves-office-from-station-square-to-downtownU.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., is moving his Pittsburgh office Downtown from Station Square....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2017/02/27/Pat-Toomey-moving-Pittsburgh-office-from-Station-Square-to-Downtown/stories/201702270165 Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 February 2017 1:14 pm by
toomey-moves-office-from-station-square-to-downtownU.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., is moving his Pittsburgh office Downtown from Station Square....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2017/02/27/Pat-Toomey-moving-Pittsburgh-office-from-Station-Square-to-Downtown/stories/201702270165 Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 February 2017 12:17 pm by
saccone-announces-his-u-s-senate-bid-in-capitolHARRISBURG — A conservative Republican state representative from southwestern Pennsylvania, Rick Saccone, announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Monday, promising to be an ally of President Trump in Washington....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 February 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
crunching-numbersThe repeal of Obamacare (without something equally compassionate to replace it with) would have a devastating effect on all of the patients who have come to depend on it. A repeal would also leave a monumental hole in the state budget.  Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 25 February 2017 10:28 pm by Mike White
highlights-from-saturday-s-wpial-basketball-quarterfinalsWoodland Hills finished in fourth place in its section, but now the Wolverines are one of only four teams left in the WPIAL Class 6A playoffs. Woodland Hills, the No. 11 seed, knocked off Fox Chapel, 52-47, in a quarterfinal game Saturday afternoon at Plum. The win puts Woodland Hills (16-8) into the semifinals for only the second time in school ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 26 February 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
bannon-s-messageSteve Bannon, Trump's most feared adviser, came out of hiding to speak at CPAC on Thursday. He continued the party line about the evil media.  Read More and Comment