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Jeff Gordon “Races” With Fans At Rivers Casino

NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon has notched 87 victories in his two decades on the tour.

02/05/2013

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Pittsburgh Cyclists Race The “Dirty Dozen”

Hundreds of Pittsburgh cyclists made their way through some of the city’s steepest hills for the “Dirty Dozen” race.

11/24/2012

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Thousands Take Part In Annual Thanksgiving Morning Turkey Trot

From humble beginnings, the PNC YMCA Turkey Trot had a record crowd Thursday morning. Now in its 22nd year, thousands of runners have made it a must-do every Thanksgiving morning.

11/22/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.

10/05/2012

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Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support Romney

The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.

09/11/2012

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2012 Great Race Officially Sold Out

Registration for the 2012 Great Race is officially closed after setting a new record. A total of 15,000 runners and walkers are now signed up to participate in this year’s event.

08/17/2012

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Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.

08/09/2012

Liberty Mile Registration

The Liberty Mile will be run on Friday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. in Downtown Pittsburgh.

08/09/2012

Mitt Romney accepting Donald Trump's endorsement (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.

08/08/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

File photo: Mitt Romney and John Sununu (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Opinion: Learn To Be An American

One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.

07/18/2012

Daily Caller reporter Neil Munro (Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Race Baiting Obama’s Hecklers Is Wrong

People who claim that Obama is being heckled and disrespected more than any other president tend to have a short memory.

06/19/2012

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World-Class Runners To Compete In New Downtown Race

Another major race is coming to Pittsburgh as GNC is partnering with Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon to hold the first GNC Liberty Mile.

06/06/2012

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Wounded Warrior Run Set For Nov. 12

Pittsburghers will have a chance to support wounded veterans next month at the 2nd Annual Run for the Wounded Warrior. The November 12th race will start at the North Park boathouse; and participants can choose between a 5K walk/run and a 5-mile run.

10/25/2011

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