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Brewed On Grant: Taxi Driver

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Pittsburgh's traditional taxi companies are not happy that San Francisco-based ride-sharing firms like Uber and Lyft are moving into the area. Thankfully, Mayor Peduto favors more competition

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Common Enemy

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The Senate Intelligence Committee was investigating the CIA for rendition (or torture) practices. The CIA did not like that. They decided to spy on the Senate Intelligence Committee. And 'round and 'round it goes ... 

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Khrushchev Meets Putin

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Vladimir Putin seems determined to return us to the days of the USSR and the Cold War. Meanwhile, the economy in Russia tanking as Putin warms up his tanks. 

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Honest Labels

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The FDA is proposing new food labels that, among other changes, would more honestly estimate serving size. In other words, we are much bigger gluttons than the FDA could ever have imagined back in the day. A half a cup of ice cream, really? Who eats only a have a cup?

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Women's History

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March is Women's History Month but it is hard to celebrate achievements for feminism when women are still paid 77 cents on the dollar in the U.S. The gender pay gap is even worse in some less enlightened countries. 

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