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Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read this morning

Published by Andrew McGill on .

breakfastsausageGood morning.

1. By the time you read this, the U.S. Supreme Court may have already delivered its ruling in two landmark gay rights cases. Our Tracie Mauriello gives the synopsis of what's at stake

2. Allegheny County has potentially returned $8.7 million to the tax rolls in the first phase of its non-profit property review, a savings of about $40,000 a year.

3. The city has responded to UPMC's fiery civil rights lawsuit against Mayor Luke Ravenstahl in similar language, calling the suit "a breathtaking mix of innuendo and illogical leaps." Ouch!

4. The average Pennsylvania charter school student loses the equivalent of 29 days of learning in reading and 50 days in math compared to a public school student, a new study reports. (They're still going to school the same amount, but charter school students learn less.)

5. City Paper talks to Patrick Dowd, who is leaving his city council seat to head a non-profit. Who, they ask, will represent District 7's interests until the special election in November?

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