90.5 WESA http://wesa.fm en Wednesday Rundown: A Local Economics Professor Negotiates in Ukraine http://wesa.fm/post/wednesday-rundown-local-economics-professor-negotiates-ukraine <p><strong>These topics air Wednesday July 23, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm &amp; 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. </strong></p><p><strong>A Pitt Professor in Ukraine </strong></p><p>With outrage over the downing of a civilian plane over Ukraine intensifying, we'll talk with University of Pittsburgh assistant professor of economics Tymofiy Mylovanov who is in Kiev participating in talks with the prime minister. He'll describe how the Ukrainian government feels about the situation as well as average citizens there.</p><p><strong>WESA Celebrates - Judy Bannon </strong></p><p>This week WESA Celebrates profiles Judy Bannon, former executive director of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) of Pennsylvania. She created Cribs for Kids to combat unsafe sleeping arrangements contributing to sudden infant death syndrome.</p><p><strong>Songs of the Summer Series </strong></p><p>As the heat of July blazes on, we’ve been talking with some of the hosts at our sister station 91.3 WYEP, about music of the summer. Throughout July and August the hosts talk about what makes for a great summer song, and new music for the summer. For WYEP afternoon mix host, Rosemary Welsh, a summer jam is about sense of place and time. Listen to her review of a new album with an old twist.</p><p><strong>The Economic Cost of Financial Illiteracy </strong></p><p>How much do you know, or think you know, about your personal finances? In a world where savings and investment options are increasingly complex, studies show that millions of Americans lack financial literacy. Paul Brahim, Chairman and CEO of BPU investment firm and a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Financial Planning Association says financial illiteracy is causing a social crisis in retirement, which in turn influences unemployment. He’ll talk about the scope of this problem and how this connects to a current push for increased regulation of the financial planning industry. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:23:05 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 33053 at http://wesa.fm Wednesday Rundown: A Local Economics Professor Negotiates in Ukraine What Changing Views of Zero Tolerance Mean for Pittsburgh Public Schools http://wesa.fm/post/what-changing-views-zero-tolerance-mean-pittsburgh-public-schools <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pittsburgh Public Schools</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> may be modifying its Code of Student Conduct to reflect <a href="http://www.post-gazette.com/local/2014/07/21/Proposed-changes-in-the-Student-Conduct-Code-emphasize-progressive-and-positive-discipline/stories/201407190129">changing attitudes on zero tolerance</a>. With input from parents, educators and students, the school board will vote Wednesday on whether or not to decrease the use of exclusionary discipline, such as expulsion and suspension, among other changes.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.elc-pa.org/staff/cheryl-kleiman/">Cheryl Kleiman</a>, a staff attorney with the Education Law Center, was one of the collaborators in the new proposal.</p><p>“The Education Law Center has been looking at school discipline and zero tolerance policies in Pittsburgh, around the state and nationally for years...zero tolerance policy&nbsp;is a policy that assigns predetermined punishment to a specific violation of school rules regardless of the situation or the context."</p><p>Kleiman goes on to say, while it's become the norm nationally, zero tolerance rules have come&nbsp;under scrutiny because they are viewed as too rigid.</p><p>"The changes that are being voted on tomorrow night reflect a lot of stakeholder input," said Kleiman. "Parents, students, educators, teachers, as well as recent federal guidance on this issue. And reiterates the concerns for zero tolerance policies and instead provides more support and resources for school districts to minimize exclusionary discipline while keeping the schools safe." Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:48:57 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 33015 at http://wesa.fm What Changing Views of Zero Tolerance Mean for Pittsburgh Public Schools New Rules, More Police Expected for Saturday Concert at PNC Park http://wesa.fm/post/new-rules-more-police-expected-saturday-concert-pnc-park <p>Another country concert is coming to Pittsburgh, and this time the city is preparing with new rules and increased law enforcement to gear up for Jason Aldean’s 38,000 fans at PNC Park this Saturday.</p><p>City officials announced Tuesday that parking lots will open at 2 p.m., instead of 11 a.m. and parking lot operators will be handing out trash and recycling bags to concert goers. The number of port-o-johns has been increased from 160 to 200. Tailgating once the concert begins is not permitted; anyone without a ticket at 7:30 p.m. will be asked to leave.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:39:09 +0000 Jess Lasky 33043 at http://wesa.fm New Rules, More Police Expected for Saturday Concert at PNC Park How the Business of Weddings is Changing with the Times http://wesa.fm/post/how-business-weddings-changing-times <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From bridal shops to reception venues and more, <a href="http://www.bridalassociationofamerica.com/">weddings are big business</a>. Whether you’re part of the wedding party or simply attending the event you can expect to shell out some serious coin.</span></p><p>Business contributor Rebecca Harris revealed some facts that show weddings are changing.</p><p>One of Harris's discoveries was that June and September are now the most popular months for marriage.</p><p>"15% of US weddings take place in each of those months. It used to be summer time but as you can see from a day like today, people are really selecting to get married in cooler months."</p><p>The cost for weddings is also at a record high as Harris reported the average cost of a wedding in the United States is $30,000. With these rising costs the wedding business now makes up $40 billion of the economy.</p><p>Among other changes are the ages of the people getting married. The average age of a bride is 29 while the average age of a groom is 31 and Harris noted, "It used to be much younger."</p><p>Another major change is the increase of destination weddings, which now make up 24% of all weddings. But as Paul Guggenheimer pointed out this increase in destination weddings means a higher cost for the guests.</p><p><strong>Check out these websites and ideas for keeping wedding plans local:</strong> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:35:41 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 33020 at http://wesa.fm How the Business of Weddings is Changing with the Times Pittsburgh City Council Votes to Continue Funding for Crime Reduction Initiative http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-city-council-votes-continue-funding-crime-reduction-initiative <p>Pittsburgh City Council has approved a measure for a professional service agreement between Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the city for the continuation of the Pittsburgh Initiative to Reduce Crime (PIRC).</p><p>This comes with a $150,000 price tag, which Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith questioned.</p><p>“I don’t mind funding anything if we see results, but I don’t want to fund something if we don’t see results, and I have not seen results from this program,” she said.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:12:34 +0000 Deanna Garcia 33022 at http://wesa.fm U.S. Faces Backlog of Black Lung Benefits Claims http://wesa.fm/post/us-faces-backlog-black-lung-benefits-claims <p>Health professionals, lawyers and U.S. senators met in Washington Tuesday to explore the challenges faced by coal miners suffering from black lung disease.</p><p>The U.S. Department of Labor will look to hire two administrative law judges and bring back a retired judge in Pittsburgh in 2015 to handle growing black lung claims, according to Deputy Labor Secretary Chris Lu.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:33:53 +0000 Michael Lynch 33019 at http://wesa.fm PA Lottery Seeks to Lower Revenue Percentage Allotted for Senior Programs http://wesa.fm/post/pa-lottery-seeks-lower-revenue-percentage-allotted-senior-programs <p>Despite bringing in $99 million dollars more in sales than last year, the PA Lottery is seeking to lower the percentage of revenue it is legally required to give to programs for seniors.</p><p>For the third year in a row, the lottery has given more than one billion dollars to programs that help the elderly with transportation, prescription costs and even tax rebates. This year, $3.8 billion dollars in sales revenue were generated, with $1.8 billion going towards seniors, the largest dollar amount in PA Lottery history.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:22:20 +0000 Kaye Burnet 33030 at http://wesa.fm 'Southpaw' Film Brings The Bronx to Carrick http://wesa.fm/post/southpaw-film-brings-bronx-carrick <p></p><p>A little piece of the Bronx has been dropped into Pittsburgh’s South Hills while film crews work on a new Jake Gyllenhall film.</p><p>Building facades and storefronts have been modified and re-decorated by director and Pittsburgh native Antoine Fuqua for his boxing-related film <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1798684/">Southpaw</a>.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:58:43 +0000 Mark Nootbaar & Jennifer Szweda Jordan 33023 at http://wesa.fm 'Southpaw' Film Brings The Bronx to Carrick DEP Audited, But It Disagrees With Findings http://wesa.fm/post/dep-audited-it-disagrees-findings <p>After an 18-month audit, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has been called “outdated, understaffed and underfunded” when it comes to monitoring the impact of Marcellus Shale drilling on water quality.&nbsp;</p><p>“For an analogy internally we believe it’s like firefighters trying to put out a five-alarm fire with a 20-foot garden hose,” said Auditor General Eugene DePasquale.</p><p>The audit resulted in eight findings with 29 recommendations. DePasquale said 18 of the recommendations would not cost tax payers any more money.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:34:18 +0000 Jess Lasky 33018 at http://wesa.fm Is It Time to Raise the Minimum Wage? http://wesa.fm/post/it-time-raise-minimum-wage <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle has </span><a href="http://www.scpr.org/programs/take-two/2014/06/30/38117/seattle-heads-into-new-frontiers-on-the-minimum-wa/" style="line-height: 1.5;">raised their minimum wage to $15 an hour</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, CEO's wages </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">continue to increase, and&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Chicago</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mayor </span><a href="http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2014/07/08/mayoral-task-force-recommends-13-an-hour-minimum-wage-by-2018/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Rahm Emanuel is recommending</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that the city minimum </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">wage be increased to $13 an hour. </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Federal level, President Obama </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">hopes to </span><a href="http://www.nationalreview.com/agenda/369837/presidents-new-minimum-wage-proposal-9-1010-reihan-salam" style="line-height: 1.5;">increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> some people are on Emanuel and Obama's side and believe that increasing the minimum wage will help people out of poverty, critics feel the minimum wage </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">should</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;be eliminated altogether.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rmu.edu/OnTheMove/wpPemst.show_detailed?ipeno=111530&amp;it=&amp;ipage=511&amp;iattr=&amp;icalledby=WPPEMST">Brian O’ Roark</a>, a professor of economics at Robert Morris University weighs the pros and cons of the minimum wage decision. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 32951 at http://wesa.fm Is It Time to Raise the Minimum Wage? Corbett Shrugs Off Possibility Lawmakers Will Sue Over Blocked Earmarks http://wesa.fm/post/corbett-shrugs-possibility-lawmakers-will-sue-over-blocked-earmarks <p>Gov. Tom Corbett is shrugging off the possibility state lawmakers will sue him for blocking their earmarks earlier this month.<br /><br />Legislative leaders say the line-item veto of seven-point-two million dollars in projects was unconstitutional.<br /><br />They could try to override the veto with a two-thirds vote, or sue the administration.<br /><br />Corbett said he doesn’t think a court battle is likely, though he’s not troubled by the possibility.<br /><br />"Let them sue me," he said. "Last time I looked, that’s in the constitution, isn’t it?"<br /> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:02:49 +0000 Mary Wilson 33004 at http://wesa.fm Another Investigation Into Lawmakers Implicated In Corruption Sting http://wesa.fm/post/another-investigation-lawmakers-implicated-corruption-sting <p>Yet another governmental body appears to be investigating four Philadelphia Democrats for allegedly accepting cash or gifts from an undercover informant.<br /><br />A letter from the State Ethics Commission indicates an investigation into the four state lawmakers implicated in a corruption sting.<br /> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:55:26 +0000 Mary Wilson 33003 at http://wesa.fm Panel to Discuss Employment Opportunities in Pittsburgh http://wesa.fm/post/panel-discuss-employment-opportunities-pittsburgh <p>Pennsylvania lawmakers are planning a hearing they hope will foster discussion on growing Pittsburgh’s employment opportunities.</p><p>The House Democratic Policy Committee will hold a July 23 public hearing at the Community College of Allegheny County to discuss jobs and workforce development in the Pittsburgh area.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Kaye Burnet 32953 at http://wesa.fm Tuesday Rundown: Would We Be Better Off Without Minimum Wage? http://wesa.fm/post/tuesday-rundown-would-we-be-better-without-minimum-wage <p><strong>These topics air Tuesday July 22, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm &amp; 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. </strong></p><p><strong>Changing Views on Zero Tolerance in Public Schools </strong></p><p>Pittsburgh Public Schools may be modifying its Code of Student Conduct to reflect changing attitudes on zero tolerance. With input from parents, educators and students, the school board will vote on whether or not to decrease the use of exclusionary discipline, such as suspension. Cheryl Kleiman is a staff attorney with the Education Law Center and was one of the collaborators in the new proposal.</p><p><strong>Minimum Wage </strong></p><p>While some believe increasing the minimum wage will help people out of poverty, critics feel it should be eliminated altogether. We’ve invited Brian O’Roark, a professor of economics at Robert Morris University in to give us a primer on the minimum wage.</p><p><strong>Business of Weddings </strong></p><p>From bridal shops to reception venues and more, weddings are big business. Whether you’re part of the wedding party or simply attending the event you can expect to shell out some serious coin. This week contributor Rebecca Harris delves into the business of weddings.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:53:37 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 32981 at http://wesa.fm Tuesday Rundown: Would We Be Better Off Without Minimum Wage? How Soon Are 3D Printers Likely to Become a Household Product? http://wesa.fm/post/how-soon-are-3d-printers-likely-become-household-product <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Unless you are&nbsp;a researcher or&nbsp;technology professional, 3D printers are probably an unknown technology for you. But now Home Depot <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/07/16/home_depot_gets_into_3_d_printing_with_makerbot.html">will carry and&nbsp;sell</a> desktop 3D printers.</p><p>Locally, the <a href="http://www.carnegielibrary.org">Carnegie Library</a> has offered sessions on the basics of how 3D printing works. It’s the latest innovation in high-tech manufacturing for the masses.</p><p>Senior Librarian Wes Roberts runs the Job and Career Education Center at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and said that the <a href="http://www.carnegielibrary.org/events/details.cfm?event_id=106941">3D printing workshops</a> show computing education workshop participants a new world.</p><p>"Providing access to education in this new realm of&nbsp;digital manufacturing. So that was the whole crux. To get people connected we do a lot of classes on general computing, Microsoft Office, but to bring them to this higher tier of creative design, the idea was to kind of welcome people to the new world of technology."</p><p>Despite the already big benefits of the workshop Roberts said that the programs will continue to grow and develop.</p><p>"Moving forward, it's at a pretty beginning stage with this technology, but I think we've got a really good ground work for what we're doing with our children's and our teen programs. So that we'll keep building on it for the adult level and really kind of merge them all together."</p><p>With patents expiring and more companies getting on board with the product, Roberts predicts that the price of 3D printers will drop from thousands of dollars into the&nbsp;hundreds of dollars range.</p><p>But until that time, <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Arden </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rosenblatt</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, co-founder and CEO of Pittsburgh-based </span><a href="http://www.piecemaker.com"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Piece Maker</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.piecemaker.com"> Technologies</a> said&nbsp;you can create and design items for 3D printing at Piece Maker Technologies.</span> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:13:23 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 32944 at http://wesa.fm How Soon Are 3D Printers Likely to Become a Household Product? Jonathan Auxier’s Summer Reading Picks for the Kids http://wesa.fm/post/jonathan-auxier-s-summer-reading-picks-kids <p>According to the National Summer Learning Association, summer learning loss amounts to two month’s worth of reading for lower income students. <a href="http://www.thescop.com/">Jonathan Auxier’s </a>lifelong love of children’s books has turned into a career as an author, writing for readers ages 8-14. He’s recommended some books young readers will enjoy spending time with this summer.</p><p>Auxier, who has children himself, knows the most important aspect of children’s books.</p><p>“Most of the things that I’m telling my two year old right now, who’s acting out a lot, I’m basically constantly informing her about what it means to be good, and what it means to be bad. I think kids are really sensitive to that profound moral question about what goodness and badness truly is, and children’s books, unlike adult books, which I think can be a little coy about those.” Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:00:54 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 32943 at http://wesa.fm Jonathan Auxier’s Summer Reading Picks for the Kids Peace Corps to Revamp Application Process http://wesa.fm/post/peace-corps-revamp-application-process <p>Since its creation over 50 years ago, the <a href="http://www.peacecorps.gov/">Peace Corps</a> has been sending Americans overseas. Volunteers are sent to countries where their work can make a difference in the lives of others. However, applications for the Peace Corps are at an all time low.</p><p>Karen Corey, a recruiter for Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, talks about changes the Peace Corps is making to the application process, in order to attract more volunteers.<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Corey says there are three main changes to the application process to make it easier to enroll. The first step was making the <a href="http://files.peacecorps.gov/openings/PC_Process_infographic.pdf">initial online application</a> easier. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“The actual application used to take about eight hours to fill out. What we’ve done is we’ve looked at the application again, we’ve thought about ‘what do we really know from our applicants right up front?’ We’re only asking for that most essential information, so now the application really only takes about an hour. We’re trying to eliminate the application itself as a barrier to Peace Corps service.” Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:16:22 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 32946 at http://wesa.fm Peace Corps to Revamp Application Process As Ridesharing Debate Continues, Some Look Into Whether Services Reduce DUIs http://wesa.fm/post/ridesharing-debate-continues-some-look-whether-services-reduce-duis <p>The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission continues to try stopping ridesharing services Uber and Lyft from operating in the Pittsburgh area, often citing that the drivers are not regulated by the state, which is a safety concern.</p><p>This prompted <a href="http://bl.ocks.org/nategood/5868e870b1c668c660f1">one Pittsburgh man</a> to look into a major safety issue – driving under the influence.</p><p>“Under that safety argument I decided to look into DUIs, arguably one of biggest dangers on the road, this could have been having a profound change in that area,” said Nate Good.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:06:55 +0000 Deanna Garcia 32969 at http://wesa.fm Salvation Army Fundraises During Christmas in July http://wesa.fm/post/salvation-army-fundraises-during-christmas-july <p>The iconic Salvation Army red kettles are a familiar sight every Christmas season. But what are they doing out in July?</p><p>The Western PA Division of the Salvation Army is celebrating “Christmas in July” in Allegheny County by fundraising at various locations throughout the month.</p><p>Divisional Director of Development Fran Brace says the Salvation Army is filling a $64,000 funding gap created by last year’s shortened collection season.</p><p>“Thanksgiving was later, and so that definitely had an effect on us raising dollars to help people in need,” Brace said.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:50:34 +0000 Kaye Burnet 32945 at http://wesa.fm US Energy Secretary Hears from Pittsburgh on Natural Gas Future http://wesa.fm/post/us-energy-secretary-hears-pittsburgh-natural-gas-future <p>As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Department of Energy is holding meetings across the country on infrastructure needs for the natural gas industry.</p><p>On Monday the, the seventh such meeting, the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) Public Meeting, was held in Pittsburgh. The day-long meeting focused on key infrastructure needed for transmission, storage and distribution of energy – especially natural gas, which continues boom, especially in this region.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:37:56 +0000 Deanna Garcia 32952 at http://wesa.fm US Energy Secretary Hears from Pittsburgh on Natural Gas Future Pitt Trial Aims to Control Blood-Loss in Traumatic Injury Victims http://wesa.fm/post/pitt-trial-aims-control-blood-loss-traumatic-injury-victims <p>Controlling blood-loss is key when emergency responders on helicopters rush patients with traumatic injuries to the hospital.</p><p>That’s why University of Pittsburgh trauma experts are launching a trial to see if the blood-clotting drug, &nbsp;tranexamic acid (TXA) could save lives by helping medics gain control of internal bleeding.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:22:10 +0000 Jessica Nath 32846 at http://wesa.fm Pennsylvania Gets 'B' on Pain Medication Report Card http://wesa.fm/post/pennsylvania-gets-b-pain-medication-report-card <p>When it comes to prescribing pain medications for patients with chronic diseases, Pennsylvania is doing OK – but could be doing better.</p><p>That’s according to the 2013 "Achieving Balance in State Pain Policy: A Progress Report Card," which gave the commonwealth a “B” grade.</p><p>The report card was created by the University of Wisconsin Pain &amp; Policy Studies Group and was funded by the American Cancer Society (ACS), its Cancer Action Network (CAN) and LIVESTRONG.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:01:41 +0000 Jessica Nath 32842 at http://wesa.fm How Texting Could Help Prevent Binge Drinking http://wesa.fm/post/how-texting-could-help-prevent-binge-drinking <p>Could text messaging help reduce binge drinking among young adults?</p><p>A new study from the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine suggests that this might be the case.</p><p>According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Binge drinking is considered to be five drinks or more for men and &nbsp;four drinks or more for women generally over a two hour period.</p><p>Brian Suffoletto, lead author of the study and an assistance professor of emergency medicine at Pitt, said binge drinking in the U.S. has become an epidemic.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Jessica Nath 32483 at http://wesa.fm Property Tax Reform Efforts Spring Eternal http://wesa.fm/post/property-tax-reform-efforts-spring-eternal <p></p><p>State lawmakers have snubbed two different efforts to reduce property taxes buoyed by recent activism on the issue. But for every season, turn, turn, turn.</p><p>Recently proposed tax shifts fit into one of two categories: statewide or local. But a nascent effort from Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana) combines both approaches.</p><p>"With the increased discussion on property taxes, over the last year or so, I thought maybe it's the right time to try to put together another proposal that kind of meshes some of the different thoughts together," Reed said.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Mary Wilson 32848 at http://wesa.fm Report: Pittsburgh Region Saw Job Growth Last Year, But Manufacturing Still a Concern http://wesa.fm/post/report-pittsburgh-region-saw-job-growth-last-year-manufacturing-still-concern <p>After seeing no appreciable job growth in the Pittsburgh metro area more than a year ago, the region added 10,700 jobs between June 2013 and June 2014, according to a report from Pittsburgh Today.</p><p>“That’s a 0.9 percent increase, which doesn’t set the world on fire, but Pittsburgh has always been kind of a slow and steady grower,” said Doug Heuck, Pittsburgh Today director. “But it’s good news that we’re back growing jobs again.”</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Deanna Garcia 32849 at http://wesa.fm