Daily Archive: October 4, 2013

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Entertainment

Pgh Fashion Week ­highlights young designers

OPENING NIGHT—Miyoshi Anderson opens the show with a walk down the runway. To kickoff Pittsburgh Fashion Week’s Opening Night Extravaganza on Sept. 24, event creator and veteran model Myoshi Anderson started the show with a walk down the runway at Highmark Stadium. Now in its fourth year, Pittsburgh Fashion Week shines a spotlight on established local designers and those just beginning to make a name for theirselves.

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Entertainment

‘Scandal’ cast gets mannequin treatment at Saks

This Oct. 2, 2013 photo released by ABC shows actress Kerry Washington posing between two mannequins, part of an installation honoring the TV series “Scandal,” at Saks 5th Avenue in New York. (AP Photo/ABC, Lou Rocco) NEW YORK (AP) — “Gladiators in suits” is the term for the characters of ABC’s “Scandal” who work for Kerry Washington’s character, Olivia Pope, but Wednesday in New York it was all about gladiators in stores.

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Opinion

The truth about Obamacare from FactCheck.org

GEORGE E. CURRY (NNPA)—Major provisions of the Affordable Care Act went into effect on Tuesday and, like all new programs, there was a certain amount of uncertainty and confusion. But making things worse are the deliberate lies that have been told by what some call Obamacare.

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Business

Schiller says, ‘Building green can save green’

BUILD GREEN TO SAVE GREEN—Green Building Alliance CEO Mike Schiller tells African American Chamber of Commerce members how “green” building can positively affect their bottom lines. (Photo by Christian Morrow.) Mike Schiller, CEO of Pittsburgh’s Green Building Alliance told the audience at the African American Chamber of Commerce PowerBreakfast that whether Catastrophic Global Warming theory is correct or not, or even if no one can really define what “green” is, it still makes bottom-line sense to build that way because waste can be expensive.