Adam Tunnard

Newsroom Production Assistant

Adam Tunnard is an undergraduate student at Carnegie Mellon University, where he is majoring in Policy and Management with an additional major in Logic and Computation. He has covered topics like the growing intersections between public policy and technology and the relationship between academia and the military while working as news editor and staff writer at The Tartan, Carnegie Mellon’s independent student newspaper.

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A program that offers free machining and manufacturing training recently expanded to McKeesport. The non-profit New Century Careers will run the tuition-free facility, which organizers hope will help restore the once-booming industrial economy in the Mon Valley.

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Pittsburgh politicians and developers gathered Friday for a ceremonial groundbreaking on a cap over I-579. The project, headed by the Sports and Exhibition Authority, will connect the Hill District with the Central Business District downtown after years of discussion.

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A national initiative to improve childhood literacy has now found its way to McKeesport, in Pennsylvania’s first permanent laundromat library. 

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Amidst renovations throughout the Strip District, Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) hosted a public “Market Workshop” Thursday to hear community commentary on the state of the neighborhood's development.