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County executive candidates are expected to raise record breaking funds

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On today’s episode of The Confluence:

  • Allegheny County will spend $50 million over five years on violence prevention initiatives. We speak with Richard Garland, executive director of Reimagine Reentry, which will receive funding for interventions where caseworkers visit shooting victims at hospitals to stop retaliatory violence.
  • From new productions of his plays to his restored childhood home, August Wilson’s legacy keeps growing in his hometown of Pittsburgh. Another piece is Wilson’s archive at the University of Pittsburgh, which officially opens this week.

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