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Outside city limits: Pittsburgh police are moving their families for better schools

For over a century, Pittsburgh required its police officers to live within city limits. That changed last May when a court sided with the Fraternal Order of Police and ruled that place of residence is a “working condition” subject to collective bargaining. Police can now live outside the city, provided they are within 25 miles of downtown Pittsburgh.  

In the past year, nearly a quarter of Pittsburgh’s police force has moved out of  the city—and according to Pittsburgh police union president, they’re leaving for better schools.

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We are capable of great things when we join forces

By Erin Stiling

As a relatively new Pittsburgh resident (just under two years), I sometimes feel like I am living in an alternate reality when I hear national accolades heaped upon our city. Yes, it’s truly a beautiful place, and yes, the self-driving cars I see every day do make me feel like I’m living in the future.