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Thursday Rundown: What's Next for Net Neutrality?


These topics air Thursday July 24, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002.

Net Neutrality

The FCC has received an overwhelming number of public comments on the issue of net neutrality. In addition, Google as well as other companies are in support of the initiative. Orion Czarnecki Founder/Director of Security Threat Level joins us to discuss the latest developments on this issue.

Job Growth in the Commonwealth

How do you prepare the workforce to handle the jobs of the new millennia? Governor Tom Corbett would like to see an alignment of education, training and technology resources to better connect employers and employees. Next month Pittsburgh will be the site of Pennsylvania’s JOBS 1st Summit. We’ll preview the event and learn about job growth in the commonwealth from Julia Hearthway, Secretary Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.


This week travel contributor Elaine Labalme takes us to Philadelphia. From an abundance of eateries to historic sites we'll discover why the city of brotherly love is a great place to visit this summer. 

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