Life gets harder for Councilwoman Twanda Carlisle -- one of her alleged co-conspirators accepts a plea bargain, admitting to theft.
Darlene Durham made $150 / hr consulting for Carlisle, and claims that on one occasion, she kicked back $5,000 of city money in cash to her, because her campaign war chest was running low. (Trib, Jeremy Boren; P-G Rich Lord)
UPMC reaches Endgame. "There can be only one." (Trib, Luis Fabregas)
We totally understand this article and are deeply concerned, but just for fun tell us what you think it means in the comments. (P-G, Rich Lord)
Surely you already know that Duquesne University made WDUQ yank public service ads underwritten by Planned Parenthood -- but did you know word of that decision is adversely affecting WDUQ's pledge drive? (P-G, Adrian McCoy)
Would this issue resonate enough to move the needle in the mayor's race, if more Pittsburghers knew that Ravenstahl is pro-life whereas DeSantis is pro-choice? Or would it only be impactful among WDUQ listener-member-types, who for a variety of reasons would never qualify as "real" Pittsburghers according to some?