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Dozens Hold Protest Outside Mayor’s Office Over Ad Campaign

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s political ad campaign against Councilman Bill Peduto brought dozens of protestors to his office today.

05/02/2013

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Ravenstahl Committee Behind New Peduto Attack Ad

There’s a new development in the race for mayor of Pittsburgh.

05/01/2013

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Police Chief Retires Amid Tension In City Of Washington

Allegations of bullying and micromanagement by police; allegations of sexism from a mayor.

04/29/2013

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Bill Peduto Picks Up Broad-Based Mayoral Support

It was a strong showing of support for Pittsburgh mayoral candidate Bill Peduto from elected officials, labor unions, and community leaders — what Peduto calls a new coalition for a new Pittsburgh.

04/25/2013

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Peduto Attacks Wagner In New TV Ad

The first attack ad in the mayor’s race was launched Wednesday by Bill Peduto against Jack Wagner.

04/24/2013

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Council Gives Approval To Repeal Mayor’s Petty Cash Fund Law

Pittsburgh City Council gave preliminary approval to a bill that repeals the law that set up a petty cash fund for the use of the mayor, and effectively requires the mayor to access funds like any other city employee.

04/17/2013

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20-Year-Old Running For Mayor Of Plum

Joe Tommarello, 20, is drumming up support for his campaign. He canvasses the neighborhood like a seasoned politician, which is not much of a stretch. The sophomore at Robert Morris University has already served two years on the Plum Borough school board.

04/09/2013

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Candidates Want To Bring Change To Mayor’s Office

The four men running in Pittsburgh’s Democratic Primary for mayor were together Saturday night at a forum sponsored by local African-American community groups.

04/07/2013

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Campaign Contributions Playing Big Role In City Mayoral Race

A judge’s ruling that there are no limits on campaign contributions in this year’s race for mayor of Pittsburgh could increase the influence of one elected official.

04/04/2013

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A. J. Richardson Denies Underdog Status In Race For Mayor

This year the only candidate for mayor of Pittsburgh who has never held elective office is A. J. Richardson — who was working out on a treadmill at the Exercise Warehouse in Bloomfield being interviewed by a young reporter from the Pitt News.

04/02/2013

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Wagner Picks Up Big Endorsements In Mayor’s Race

They protect city residents and those who work in the city 24/7 — Pittsburgh’s police and firefighters — and Wednesday morning their unions announced a candidate for mayor.

03/27/2013

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Harper Indicted By Federal Grand Jury

Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper has been indicted by a federal grand jury.

03/22/2013

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7 Democrats File To Run For Mayor Of Pittsburgh

Tuesday marks the deadline for candidates to file their petitions to run for mayor of the city of Pittsburgh.

03/12/2013

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Peduto Unveils South Hills Support As Poll Shows Him In Lead

It’s a ritual that we will see multiple times during the next few months — a candidate like Bill Peduto unveiling support from neighborhood community leaders.

03/07/2013

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Delmont Mayor Connects With Constituents While Bagging Groceries

“Good morning. How are you?” It’s a friendly greeting from the man bagging groceries at Delmont Shop ‘N Save, who also happens to be the borough mayor. Gill Sanchez works this shift for two hours, every Thursday.

03/07/2013

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