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“The Pittsburgh Record,” hosted by Adam Shuck, is Postindustrial's first original daily newsletter and podcast. “The Pittsburgh Record” is a short podcast roundup of all the biggest news in Pittsburgh, delivered daily around 4 p.m.

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“The Pittsburgh Record,” hosted by Adam Shuck, is Postindustrial's first original daily newsletter and podcast. “The Pittsburgh Record” is a short podcast roundup of all the biggest news in Pittsburgh, delivered daily around 4 p.m.

    1/22/20: More than a dozen state legislators have announced 2020 retirements

    1/22/20: More than a dozen state legislators have announced 2020 retirements

    It’s Wednesday, January 22, 2020. In today’s episode:

    * With State Rep. Bill Kortz, an Allegheny County Democrat, announcing he won’t seek reelection, the number of Pennsylvania legislators retiring in 2020 now totals over a dozen
    * And more news items from the city of Pittsburgh and our region

    • 7 min
    1/21/20: Fracking has spread radioactive toxins, a sweeping investigation finds

    1/21/20: Fracking has spread radioactive toxins, a sweeping investigation finds

    It’s Tuesday, January 21, 2020. In today’s episode:

    * A newly published Rolling Stone investigation details widespread radioactive contamination caused by the oil and gas industry across the nation. And the Marcellus shale brine waste from our region tests the highest for radioactivity
    * And more news items from the city of Pittsburgh and our region

    • 7 min
    1/20/20: The late Pittsburgh playwright August Wilson on the legacy of MLK Jr.

    1/20/20: The late Pittsburgh playwright August Wilson on the legacy of MLK Jr.

    It’s Monday, January 20, 2020. In today’s episode:

    * The Paris Review shares an archival recording of August Wilson on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. at a New York City reading in 1991
    * And more news items from the city of Pittsburgh and our region

    • 8 min
    1/17/20: U.S. Steel, Energy Transfer both fined for environmental violations

    1/17/20: U.S. Steel, Energy Transfer both fined for environmental violations

    It’s Friday, January 17, 2020. In today’s episode:

    * This week U.S. Steel was fined over $740,000, and Energy Transfer over $2 million, for violations related to environmental standards
    * And more news items from the city of Pittsburgh and our region

    • 6 min
    1/16/20: Bloomberg staffs up in Pennsylvania, with a Pittsburgher named state director

    1/16/20: Bloomberg staffs up in Pennsylvania, with a Pittsburgher named state director

    It’s Thursday, January 16, 2020. In today’s episode:

    * Billionaire and former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg has aggressively staffed up in the battleground state of Pennsylvania for his 2020 Democratic nomination bid. A Pittsburgher has been named state director.
    * And more news items from the city of Pittsburgh and our region

    • 8 min
    1/15/20: City Council to consider Burgess legislation banning “hateful activity”

    1/15/20: City Council to consider Burgess legislation banning “hateful activity”

    It’s Wednesday, January 15, 2020. In today’s episode:

    * Legislation sponsored by Pittsburgh Councilman Ricky Burgess would amend the city code of conduct to ban city officials and staff from conducting “hateful activity”
    * And more news items from the city of Pittsburgh and our region

    • 7 min

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