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3:22 pm
Sun April 13, 2014

Monday Rundown: Social Media Literacy and College Advising in an App?

What should people consider before they post?
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These topics air Monday April 14, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here

From Personal to Private in the Blink of An Eye: Being Social Media Literate

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1:09 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Friday Rundown: Roger Humphries and Hits of the Fab Five

Pittsburgh jazz legend Roger Humphries
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These topics air Friday April 11, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here

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6:06 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Thursday Rundown: Canadian Relations in Pittsburgh

Constable Eric Hymander is a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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 These topics air Thursday April 9, 2014 at noon and 8 p.m. on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between noon and 1 p.m. weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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7:37 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Wednesday Rundown: Franklin Regional Update, Financial Literacy 101 & A New Way to Divorce

When the honeymoon is over and it's time to part ways, more couples are looking for a win-win approach to divorce.
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These topics air Wednesday April 9, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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8:24 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Tuesday Rundown: Reducing Falls Among the Elderly in Pennsylvania

Credit Brian Donnelly, LifeSpan Furnishings, LLC / North Carolina State University

These topics air Tuesday April 7, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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5:26 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

Monday Rundown: Congressman Murphy on Mental Health Care and the GM Recall

We discuss the hearings and manufacturer recalls of the popular Chevy Cobalt, as well as select Saturn and Pontiac vehicles.
Credit Heather McClain / 90.5 WESA

These topics air Monday April 7, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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12:56 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Friday Rundown: New Approaches to K-12 Health and Fitness

Finding better health options for area school kids
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These topics air Friday April 4, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA with guest host, Kevin Gavin. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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9:47 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Thursday Rundown: Weighing the Benefits of Electronic Cigarettes and Heroes Behind the Badge

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These topics air Thursday April 3, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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12:09 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Wednesday Rundown: Managing Misconceptions of Dyslexia & Die Laughing with Blumenthal

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These topics air Wednesday April 2, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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8:28 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Tuesday Rundown: Breaking Down the Jordan Miles Verdict and The Brave Miss World

Linor Abargil, is Miss World 1998 and the subject of the documentary, Brave Miss World.
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These topics air Tuesday April 1, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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1:04 pm
Sat March 29, 2014

Monday Rundown: Pirates Opening Day Anticipation and An Update on the Jordan Miles Case

PNC Park
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These topics air Monday March 31, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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12:05 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Friday Rundown: Using Land Banks to Fight Blight and College Football Unionizing?

Making it easier to re-purpose blighted properties before they become a neighborhood nuisance.
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These topics air Friday March 28, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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7:29 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Thursday Rundown: Busting Corrupt Police in Philadelphia & Kiva Micro-Lending in Pittsburgh

Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker wrote a Pulitzer Prize winning series on Philadelphia police corruption, which led to an FBI investigation.
Credit Jessica Griffin

These topics air Thursday March 27, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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6:55 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Wednesday Rundown: A Harrowing Experience in Ukraine, and ACA/Tax Season FAQs

Pro-Russian protesters remove a Ukrainian flag and replace it with a Russian flag in front of a State Administration building near Mariupol, Ukraine
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These topics air Wednesday March 26, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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1:13 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Tuesday Rundown: Targeting Diabetes and the Pittsburgh Film Biz

Exploring prevention and advances in treatment for diabetes.
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These topics air Tuesday March 25,2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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6:08 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Monday Rundown: What Should Pittsburgh's Future Education System Look Like?

A Life of Learning forum on the evolution of learning in Pittsburgh
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A 90.5 WESA Life of Learning community forum on the evolution of learning in Pittsburgh was recently held at the Community Broadcast Center.

Listen to a special one hour broadcast of the forum on Monday March 24, 2014 at noon and 8pm, moderated by Essential Pittsburgh host Paul Guggenheimer and produced by Kevin Gavin, Executive Producer for Special News Projects.

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7:34 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Friday Rundown: A More Just Approach to Prison and American History in 101 Objects

The Star-Spangled Banner
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These topics air Friday March 21, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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8:32 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Thursday Rundown: Breaking Down Mayoral Appointees, and Traveling with Frank Lloyd Wright

Graycliff Estate near Buffalo, NY was designed by iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright
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These topics air Thursday March 20, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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9:17 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Wednesday Rundown: Dan Rather on Journalism Today & New Hope for Community-Police Relations

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These topics air Wednesday March 19, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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9:10 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Tuesday Rundown: Allyson Schwartz and Chronicling the Rust Belt

Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz is a Democratic candidate for Governor in Pennsylvania
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These topics air Tuesday March 18, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here. 

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4:20 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

Monday Rundown: Extending Unemployment Benefits and Exploring Pittsburgh's Irish Roots

How much longer will people who need an unemployment insurance extension have to wait?
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These topics air Monday March 17, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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8:27 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Friday Rundown: Room to Improve PA's Open Records Law & Celebrating PA History

Pennsbury Manor in Bucks County was the American home of William Penn
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These topics air Friday March 14, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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10:45 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Thursday Rundown: Redefining Masculinity and Making Probation Successful

Scrutinizing notions of masculinity with Dr. Jackson Katz
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These topics air Thursday March 13, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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7:59 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Wednesday Rundown: Talking Transportation with the Mayor and Local Views on Ukraine

Mayor Bill Peduto discussing transportation and land use as a Pittsburgh city council representative in 2012
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These topics air Wednesday March 12, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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8:07 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Tuesday Rundown: Making Sense of Pittsburgh Roads and The Business of St. Patrick's Day

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These topics air Tuesday March 11, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

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