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2011-02-23 17:41:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania invites you to lunch at noon on Monday, March 7, to hear about the Pittsburgh Foundation's plans to launch an online news venture in June to focus on reporting of in-depth, regional issues. The nonprofit initiative will be funded with a $253,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation of Miami; and $325,000 from the Pittsburgh Foundation. The site will be produced at Pittsburgh...

2009-04-09 12:07:00

PITTSBURGH, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The area's major television network affiliates, newspapers and an outdoor board company have joined together to advocate for community-wide support for The Pittsburgh Promise as a transformative educational and economic development initiative. Media organizations are currently running public service ads featuring The Promise program's first year scholars, and promoting a specially-produced 30-minute television program called "Keeping the Promise" that...

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