• Season One Finale

    18 APR 2024 · Mandy, Michaela, and Neil discuss a variety of news stories from the past year.
    41 min. 16 sec.
  • Florida Abortion Ballot and Pennsylvania Primary

    7 APR 2024 · Mandy, Michaela, and Neil discuss a successful Florida petition initiative to put abortion protections and restrictions on the 2024 fall ballot. They also cover the upcoming Pennsylvania primaries.
    35 min. 29 sec.
  • Bridge Collapse and Voter ID Laws

    7 APR 2024 · Mandy, Michaela, and Neil discuss the collapse of Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge and recent proposals by Pennsylvania House Republicans advocating stricter voter ID laws.
    41 min. 23 sec.
  • Boeing Safety Concerns and the Allegheny County Jail

    31 MAR 2024 · Mandy, Michaela, and Neil discuss the safety of Boeing aircraft and a recent consent order which, if approved, would increase access to mental health care at the Allegheny County Jail.
    38 min. 47 sec.
  • The Brightest Object in the Universe and Deer in Pittsburgh Parks Redux

    19 MAR 2024 · Michaela and Neil discuss scientists' discovery of the brightest object ever seen in the uvierse, as well as the deer in Pittsburgh city parks.
    42 min. 51 sec.
  • Student Loan Forgiveness and School Shooter Threats

    19 MAR 2024 · Mandy, Michaela, and Neil discuss Biden's recent cancellation of $1.2 billlion in student loans and school shooter threats in the Pittsburgh area.
    56 min. 4 sec.
  • Senate Aid Package and Hobby Lobby

    19 FEB 2024 · Kami, Michaela, and Neil discuss the Senate passing a $95 billion aid package supporting Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. They also cover the closing of the Monroeville Convention Center, and its partial replacement by a Hobby Lobby.
    36 min. 9 sec.
  • Federal Immigration Policy and PA Minimum Wage

    16 FEB 2024 · Kami, Neil, and Mandy discuss recent debates in Congress over federal immigration policy, and Governor Shapiro's proposal to raise the Pennsylvania minimum wage.
    36 min. 15 sec.
  • Esplicito

    Social Media and Pittsburgh Housing

    5 FEB 2024 · Mandy and Neil discuss the recent appearance of social media CEOs before a congressional hearing, and access to housing in Pittsburgh. Sources: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2024/jan/31/tiktok-meta-x-congress-hearing-child-sexual-exploitation https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2024/01/31/kids-online-safety-hearing-big-tech/ https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/watch-live-ceos-of-meta-tiktok-x-and-other-social-media-companies-testify-in-senate-hearing https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/more-than-40-states-sue-meta-claiming-its-social-platforms-are-addictive-and-harm-childrens-mental-health https://www.cbsnews.com/pittsburgh/news/wall-street-buys-home-pittsburgh-area-turns-into-rentals/ https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2024/01/23/pittsburgh-city-council-affordable-housing-zoning-wilson/stories/202401230056 https://newpittsburghcourier.com/2024/01/29/small-housing-authority-files-far-more-evictions-than-larger-pittsburgh-area-agencies/
    38 min. 15 sec.
  • The Supreme Court (feat. Herring Fishermen) and Renaming the Science Center

    29 GEN 2024 · Kami, Mandy, and Neil discuss two upcoming Supreme Court cases which could dramatically alter the scope of federal regulation, as well as the renaming of the (formerly) Carnegie Science Center.
    30 min. 34 sec.

Want to catch up on local and national news? WPTS Radio's news staff has you covered! Join us as we interview members of the Pitt community on a variety of...

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Want to catch up on local and national news? WPTS Radio's news staff has you covered! Join us as we interview members of the Pitt community on a variety of topics and discuss recent events in-studio. These important, often-overlooked stories may just be news to you!
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