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Pittsburgh Garbage Collectors Sent Home Amid Protest For Hazard Pay And Better Safety

The city of Pittsburgh sent garbage collectors home with full pay earlier today after the workers refused to pick up, instead gathering in protest for better safety equipment and requesting hazard pay for potential exposure to the ongoing spread of Coronavirus. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Jewish Professor’s Office Vandalized By Anti-Semites

Professor Elizabeth Midlarsky had her office at New York’s Columbia Teachers’ College vandalized with Nazi swastikas this week. She also found the Jewish slur “Yid” painted on her office door.  Midlarsky, who has applied her training as a clinical psychologist to the field of Holocaust … Continue reading

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How to Support Those Affected By the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

On Saturday morning, 11 members of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, were murdered in a mass shooting that the Anti-Defamation League is calling the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in U.S. history. Here are the groups you can donate to who are offering aid to the community.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Uber Plans to Put Self-Driving Cars Back on the Road ‘Within the Next Few Months’ After Fatal Crash

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says that the company plans to put self-driving cars back on the road “within the next few months.” The transportation company suspended tests in March after one of its vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona. The incident is believed to be the first human death from an autonomous…Read more… […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Wish for Amazon’s HQ2 in Your Town

My hometown, Pittsburgh, is on Amazon’s short list of the 20 cities where they might build their second headquarters. I love that a(nother) hot tech company recognizes that our city is a great place to be, but you know what? I kind of hope we aren’t chosen.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Pittsburgh To Trump: Take Our Name Out of Your Orange Jagoff Mouth

Like a fucking moron who can’t wait to see how happy Putin’s going to be after this one, Donald Trump did his usual farting out of words with limited basis in reality while announcing his decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement. Because the Pro-Life Party is more concerned with immediate …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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What Pittsburghers Know About the Environment That Trump Still Needs to Learn

In his speech announcing that he intends to pull the US out of the Paris climate accord, President Trump said that he was “elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris.” And yet, as I sit here just outside Pittsburgh, I get this feeling that he’s not acting in my and my neighbors’ best […]

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Listen to Wiz Khalifa’s Version of Childish Gambino Hit “Redbone”, “Stay Stoned”

Wiz Khalifa is back to follow up his Drake-inspired weedmix “Passit” with a KK injected remix of his own to the popular to Childish Gambino’s “Redbone” titled, “Stay Stoned”. In support of his new weed app, ‘Weed Farm’ and his highly-anticipated upcoming sequel EP, ‘Rolling Papers 2’. Wiz gets very personal on this remix as […]

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