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Rooney rule: Peduto calls for more increased diversity in city hiring

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, pictured at a Hillary Clinton in October, announced a new intuitive to try and add more diversity to city government positions. Stephen Caruso | Assistant Visual Editor

By James Evan Bowen-Gaddy

April 20, 2017

Mayor Bill Peduto implemented new measures Wednesday to amp up diversity efforts in city hiring procedures. According to a press release from the mayor’s office, Peduto issued an executive order April 19 to create the position of a diversity and inclusion officer — who will work to produce policy focused on recru...

Gallery: Politicians, NFL players join family to remember Dan Rooney

The funeral procession stops outside Saint Paul's Cathedral before Dan Rooney's funeral service. John Hamilton | Contributing Editor

By John Hamilton / Assistant News Editor

April 18, 2017

Friends, family, politicians, NFL owners and players remembered the life of Dan Rooney, the former Steelers chairman and U.S. Ambassador to Ireland who passed away Thursday at 84. The funeral was held Tuesday morning at Saint Paul Cathedral in Oakland. ...

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