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Harper indicted, to plead guilty

 

 


On March 22 after a 36-year career with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, former Police Chief Nathan Harper was indicted by a federal grand jury on five counts for conspiracy, theft of public funds and tax evasion.
“We (PBP) are saddened to learn of the Federal indictments against former Police Chief Nathan E. Harper,” said a statement released by

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Board extends Pittsburgh superintendent's contract

LINDA LANE

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The contract of Pittsburgh schools superintendent Linda Lane has been extended through June 2016.

The board voted 7-1 on Wednesday to approve the extension. It calls for Lane to make at least $200,000 a year, but she can earn as much as $265,000 by the end of the contract if she meets performance standards.

The

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

History Center host special panel on the Women’s Liberation Movement

ALMA SPEED FOX former executive director of the NAACP (1966-71).

 

 

 

The personal became political for American women in the 1960s—the Equal Rights Amendment, Equal Pay Action, Title VII, Griswold v. Connecticut Supreme Court, and the National Organization for Women all contributed to changing gender roles and sexual identities. In 1968, the nation s

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Bill would limit whistleblower activities on PA farms

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CAGED CHICKENS-The Humane Society conducted an undercover investigation in 2012 at Kreider Farms in Manheim, Pa. Kreider cages about seven million egg-laying hens at its four Pennsylvania facilities. (Photo by The Humane Society of the U.S.)

 

by Natasha Khan, PublicSource

Chickens crammed into wire cages next to the rotting carcasses of

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh