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||Budget Negotations Drag On Through Thanksgiving||It’s been almost 150 days since the July 1st budget deadline and after the protracted budget stalemate between Governor Wolf and the legislature began...||11/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Analyzing The Impact Of Holiday Hacking On Businesses And Consumers||Last year the popular retailer Target fell victim to a high profile hacking. As we head into the holiday shopping season could this happen again and...||11/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Edgewood Resident Wins Rhodes Scholarship||With past recipients including former President Bill Clinton and MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, the Rhodes Scholarship is one of the most prestigious awards...||11/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Using An Informal Look At Traffic Speed In Oakland Starts A Conversation||Pitt graduate student Matt Bauman is studying bio-engineering. However an informal look at the speed of traffic in Oakland is garnering a lot of...||11/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Health Care Company Helps You Choose The Right Plan||Open enrollment regarding the selection of a health care plan offers a lot of options. How you do sort through what’s available and choose the best...||11/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Pittsburgh Health Innovators Finalists In Global Innovation Competition||With an initial pool of 192 applicants, the HITLAB World Cup Innovators Summit brings high stakes competition to healthcare innovators internationally....||11/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Remembering The Legacy Of Alternative Rock Station WXXP||A reunion is set to take place later this week for one of Pittsburgh’s most influential radio stations. WXXP was only on the air for two years but it...||11/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Can A Combined Global Effort Stop ISIS?||In the wake of the attack on Paris that left 130 dead, many are concerned that ISIS has shifted its focus toward global aggression rather than the...||11/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Aboard The USS Requin||The USS Requin will be open for tours again on Saturday after being closed for over two months for repairs. The submarine was commissioned in April of...||11/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Story Behind The Creation Of The Unisphere||It was the architectural centerpiece of the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair. It’s been seen in movies and television shows. It’s the iconic New York...||11/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Reflecting On The Design Of Peter Muller-Munk||Peter Muller-Munk, a German immigrant to Pittsburgh, rose from being a relatively obscure silver smith to one of the top designers of consumer products...||11/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Penn State Students To Make Historic Trip To Cuba||The Penn State men’s baseball team will make history the week of Thanksgiving when it travels to Cuba to play against teams from the Cuban National...||11/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Back In The Director's Chair With Mark Clayton Southers||After a life threatening car crash last May award-winning theater director Mark Clayton Southers has returned to work. His production of August Wilson’s...||11/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Marketing To A Multicultural Populace||According to the last United States census the number of people who identify as a mix of races grew by a larger percentage than people who reported a...||11/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||After Paris, Making Sense Of Syria: ISIS, Russia, And What Comes Next||As Syria continues to be shattered by its civil war, the U.S. and Russia are at odds about the best strategy to stabilize the nation and neutralize ISIS...||11/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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