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Baron Batch paints new path after football

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Baron Batch paints new path after football

By Kristopher Lancaster, Point Park News Service: Sundays in the fall used to be a little more chaotic for Baron Batch. The South Side resident spent parts of three seasons as a running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers before being released at the end of training camp in August. Now away from the bright lights […]

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CLO’s ‘Plaid Tidings’ star talks about his new role

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
CLO’s ‘Plaid Tidings’ star talks about his new role

By Harrison Buzzatto, Point Park News Service: Brandon Lambert, a Point Park University graduate, stars in Pittsburgh CLO’s “Plaid Tidings.” The show runs Nov. 7 through Jan. 12 at The Cabaret at Theater Square. How do you feel about getting a role in a show like this right out of college? B: I’m so blessed […]

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Photographer captures old Pittsburgh on film

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
Photographer captures old Pittsburgh on film

By Kris Lancaster, Point Park News Service: To most, a billboard or a sign on the side of the road might not mean much. But to photographer Mark Perrott, these signs seem like art. “One of the themes of my work is always an interest in things passing,” Perrott said. “Things that are ignored, things […]

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Grand master karate legend still kicking

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Grand master karate legend still kicking

By Andrew Goldstein Point Park News Service Chun Sik (C.S.) Kim was moving around his Monroeville karate school watching his pupils intensely before he shot out a kick towards the face of one of them, stopping his foot just inches from the student’s face, maintaining sturdy balance with his leg in the air.

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From Enron to Kolaches

| April 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
From Enron to Kolaches

By Rebecca Warner Point Park News Service On Kristi Harper’s first day of work at a bank in Houston, a co-worker brought in a dozen pastries. Harper took a bite of the semisweet dough with a bit of fruit in the middle. She learned they Czech treats were called kolaches. It was not only love […]

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