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2016 Election Day Coverage

Follow Point Park University students throughout the day as they report in from polling places around Western Pa. 10:30 p.m. PA Results Update At 10:30 p.m., with 71 percent of votes reported, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump held a slight lead over Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton 48.9 percent to 47.5 percent. In the Senatorial race, it’s Democratic nominee Katie McGinty... Read More

These voters never leave home to cast a ballot

By Christopher Ward, Point Park News Service: Twice a year, Elizabeth Pazehoski moves the furniture of her living room to make room for the voters of Allegheny County’s Trafford District 1. Her house serves as just one of six of the county’s polling places located in a private citizen’s living room or garage. She’s expecting a big crowd on Tuesday... Read More

Allegheny County assessment shows inequities between wealthy and impoverished

By Ralph Musthaler Point Park News Service Amassed along Field Club Road in Fox Chapel lies property with market values in excess of $800,000, but the reassessments by a private firm reflects a value $15,000 lower. On Second Avenue, Braddock, property values hover at or around $9,000. The inequities of the court–ordered property evaluations, performed at a cost of $9.3... Read More