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Tuesday Rundown: A New Twist in the Story of the August Wilson Center

Heather McClain
90.5 WESA

These topics air Tuesday November 4, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002.

August Wilson Center

Now that Dollar Bank has purchased the August Wilson Center for African American Culture at a sheriff's sale, can a foundation group's plan to take over the building and re-open it under new leadership still go ahead? We'll talk with Tribune-Review reporter Natasha Lindstrom about the latest developments.

Grand Juries

A grand jury is a legal body that is empowered to conduct official proceedings to investigate potential criminal conduct and to determine whether criminal charges should be brought. One of the most famous grand juries was used in the investigation of President Clinton by Ken Starr. More recently a grand jury is now investigating the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. University of Pittsburgh Law professor David Harris joins us to discuss the role of grand juries and their role in our justice system.

Neighborhood Biz - Greenfield

Cities are made up of a collection of neighborhoods with unique features and characteristics. Beginning today, on the first Tuesday of the month, business contributor Rebecca Harris will focus on one of the city’s neighborhoods. Today's focus is on Greenfield. 

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