Salena Zito

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Salena Zito
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The Lone Wanderers of the Revolution
By Salena Zito
WASHINGTON -- Walk toward Anderson House on Massachusetts Avenue, just off Dupont Circle, and the first thing you see is ...
January 26, 2021
Our American Treasures Hidden in Plain Sight
By Salena Zito
MANNS CHOICE, Penn. -- There is a little burst of wonder that road travelers experience when they head west out ...
January 19, 2021
How Mark Robinson Beat Bloomberg's Billions to Win North Carolina's Second-Highest Office
By Salena Zito
As one of 10 children growing up in extreme poverty in Greensboro, North Carolina, Mark Robinson has defied a lot ...
January 12, 2021
Authenticity Can't Be Purchased by the Foot
By Salena Zito
PITTSBURGH -- Years ago, there was an urban arcade called The Bank located here within a series of five old ...
January 05, 2021
Our Hopes for 2021 Won't Be Fulfilled By a Politician, But By Us
By Salena Zito
COOK FOREST, Pennsylvania -- It has just finished snowing here, and the forest looks magical, draped in white. It takes ...
December 30, 2020
Livelihoods and Liberty Left in the Lurch
By Salena Zito
ROSS TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania -- Seven years ago, combat veteran Jack Mook was a hard-nosed Pittsburgh detective who stumbled upon two ...
December 22, 2020
Our Bender of Political Instability Shows No Signs of Stopping
By Salena Zito
Elections are often a study of something in between getting the election results we deserve and politicians misreading why their ...
December 15, 2020
As 2020 Kills Traditions, Christmas Stands Strong
By Salena Zito
NEW ALEXANDRIA, Pennsylvania -- If you're not paying close attention, you can easily miss the dirt road that leads to ...
December 08, 2020
Coming Home
By Salena Zito
MT. LEBANON, Pa. -- It was never supposed to be my forever home.Last week, I took one last look at ...
December 01, 2020
Centrist Democrat Tim Ryan Concerned About His Party: 'Our Brand Is Not Good'
By Salena Zito
HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Tim Ryan says there is a certain kind of letdown you feel when you lose your ...
November 24, 2020
When the NFL Plays Politics, Small-Business Owners Get Tackled, Too
By Salena Zito
PITTSBURGH -- Jimmy Coen never stops moving.The 60-year-old small-business owner walks up and down Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh's Strip District ...
November 17, 2020
The Red Wave No One Saw Coming
By Salena Zito
PINE TOWNSHIP, Penn. -- Had you spent any time in this northern suburb of Pittsburgh listening to voters, finding out ...
November 10, 2020
What's Old – and Those Who Are Old – Can Be Made New Again
By Salena Zito
HILLSDALE, Michigan -- Sometimes, lessons we are trying desperately to unravel about where we are as a country and as ...
November 03, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett's Memphis Liberal Arts College Fostered Diversity in Views
By Salena Zito
After smooth confirmation hearings, Judge Amy Coney Barrett looks poised to break the ivy ceiling at the Supreme Court of ...
October 27, 2020
These Days, Finding a Sense of Community Is a Lot Like Prospecting for Gold
By Salena Zito
WAMPUM, Pennsylvania -- Keith Roupp has a story to tell, the kind that beckons you topull up a chair and ...
October 20, 2020
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