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Editorial: Saccone would underserve Pennsylvania’s 18th District

Editorial: Saccone would underserve Pennsylvania’s 18th District

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 14, 2017

With the Republican Party’s announcement of their nominee over the weekend, the race to replace disgraced former Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., just got a little more eccentric. Rick Saccone, currently a member of the state legislature for the town of Elizabeth, received the nod from the state Republican ...

’12 Years a Slave’ an unwavering glimpse at Antebellum South

’12 Years a Slave’ an unwavering glimpse at Antebellum South

By Brett Murphy / Senior Staff Writer

November 4, 2013

"12 Years a Slave"Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'oDirected by: Steve McQueenGrade: ADangling from a noose, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) tiptoes in the mud until sundown, fighting strangulation. While the cicadas buzz overhead and ch...

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