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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

Are police officers’ side businesses a conflict of interest?

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WARNER MACKLIN III

 

Last week the New Pittsburgh Courier received a package of documents regarding the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police from an anonymous source. The documents raise questions about everything from the unauthorized account opened at Greater Pittsburgh Police Federal Credit Union to moonlighting and implicates a slew of

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

WAMO GM gone

LAURA VARNER NORMAN

 

“Pittsburgh’s home for hip-hop and hottest hits” is now without a general manager. After days of speculation and an exclusive report by the New Pittsburgh Courier on its Daily Digital last week, that WAMO General Manager Laura Varner Norman could soon be gone, it is now official.
Late last week, Norman, who was general manager

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

$1M tax credits awarded to Larimer Housing Plan

KEITH B. KEY and REV. RICKY BURGESS

 

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency has awarded $1 million in low-income housing tax credits for a plan to redevelop Pittsburgh’s Larimer community.
The Housing Authority of The City Of Pittsburgh and the Urban Redevelopment Authority applied for the funding in September after selecting Keith B. Key as the

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh