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East Allegheny teachers become second to strike

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Teachers in a small western Pennsylvania school district went on strike Tuesday, making their union local the second to walk off the job as the new school year begins, while contract talks continue in scores of other districts. 266 more words


Labor Day Workouts + Good Eats in Downtown Roanoke

While a big chunk of our Labor Day weekend plans revolved around football, we did find time to work out and take advantage of some of the good local food downtown Roanoke has to offer. 821 more words


From Piles to Tiles

Received some lovely tile samples today from Walls and Floors as we continue our hunt for the right tiles for the 4 bathrooms we have to fit.  121 more words

Month 1 - Aug 18 - Sept 18

DA, defense differ on blame for police shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A prosecutor contends a Black man shot and paralyzed by a White city officer had only himself to blame for the “choices and consequences” of driving away from a traffic stop, while a defense attorney contends the man was the victim of “undisciplined, overzealous officers” who wrongly confused him with a suspected gang member. 530 more words


Wait...where are you from?

It was Friday around ten PM and I was taking the Expo Line from Downtown to Culver City and then I met a guy from prison. 1,066 more words


Union Station

             Finding comfort in the chaos is a fine tuned quality of mine. My go to spot to write, study, or get actual work done is in coffee shops. 428 more words