Sabrina Bodon

Newsroom Production Assistant

Sabrina Bodon is a senior journalism major at Point Park University, where she is the editor the Point Park News Service. She's interested in the how and why of everything. In the past, she has interned with The New York Times, Pittsburgh City Paper, Pittsburgh Magazine, PublicSource and the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. 

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Jake Williams’ favorite position to play in baseball is shortstop. He can also step in as a right-handed pitcher or play third. His infield throw is 94 miles per hour. He also has a 4.4 GPA and a 1140 on his SAT. All of this information can be found on his sports resume.

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The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh recently added an online collection of crafting classes to its catalog. Creativebug is an educational arts and craft community that offers videos and transcripts in topics like knitting, crocheting and jewelry making.

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On Friday afternoon, survivors and family members of victims from Parkland, Fla., emotionally recounted the devastating Feb. 14, 2018 shooting while calling for gun reform in Pittsburgh.

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Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale continued his climate change public hearing tour Thursday with a stop at Point Park University in Pittsburgh.

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Pennsylvania residents planning to travel travel domestically by plane or enter federal facilities will soon need an updated identification card called a Real ID. Starting this month, Real IDs will be available for Pennsylvanians online, at PennDOT Driver's License Centers or at Real ID centers.

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Justin Kitzes and his team at the University of Pittsburgh spend a lot of time listening to birds.

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The Rachel Carson Bridge, also known as the Ninth Street Bridge, will close Monday, Feb. 11 through the summer of 2020, according to the Allegheny County Department of Public Works.

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A union representing 450 Transportation Security Administration officers in Pennsylvania will rally Friday morning at the Pittsburgh International Airport to call for an end to the partial federal government shutdown.

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The Transportation Security Administration is reminding flyers not to pack drills, Magic-8 Balls or golf clubs in the carry-on bags this holiday season.

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When Jai Sawkar was a freshman at Carnegie Mellon University, he slipped and hit his head.

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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and local immigration advocates are crticizing a Trump administration proposal to further limit immigration to the United States.

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Demographically, college students are among the least likely age group to receive their flu shots, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Jeanguy Saintus says it’s an uphill battle to showcase works from the Caribbean in the United States.

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Over 80 percent of men in Southwestern Pennsylvania who responded to a poll, agree that women should be believed when breaking their silence on harassment or abuse.

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In 1998, researcher Yaacov Barak noticed a mutated gene in mice placentas that led to fatal heart defects in the fetus. The University of Pittsburgh researcher found that by fixing the mutation, he could correct the heart abnormality.

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“Apocalypse Punch,” “Penicillin” and “W.H.O. Let the Virus Out?” will be on the menu of the pop-up zombie-themed bar at the Original Oyster House in Market Square opening Wednesday.

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Car seats, strollers and diapers are among the items that will be provided to pregnant women of color this weekend at a community baby shower on the Northside.

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*Updated September 8, 2018, at 2:50 p.m.

 

 

Mac Miller, the platinum hip-hop star whose rhymes vacillated from party raps to lyrics about depression and drug use, and earned kudos from the likes of Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper, has died at the age of 26.

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Sports fans headed to the North Side this weekend will see delays and traffic. Ahead of the Pirates-Marlins baseball game at PNC Park, and the sold out University of Pittsburgh-Penn State college football game at Heinz Field, traffic and tailgating restrictions will be in effect.

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As schools without air conditioning close early and cooling centers stay open late, the city of Pittsburgh is trying not to sweat it out.