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Heed thecall: Sala Udin, the former Pittsburgh City councilman who's now interim co-director of the insolvent August Wilson Center for black culture says the current board of directors should resign. Mr. Udin says that would be the first step in restoring confidence among past benefactors and entice future ones to support the Uptown facility. And he's right. And the sooner such a first step is taken, the sooner any journey to recovery can begin.

Strong bank: The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank finds itself in strong shape for November, traditionally its busiest month. And it's also partnering with other organizations with the ultimate goal of securing jobs for patrons, who then can do more to feed themselves. But the food bank always can use your help, not only during the holidays but all year. Learn how at

Woot, woot!: Pittsburgh looked at least a bit more like the Steelers of old in its 23-10 victory over Buffalo on Sunday. But the win that lifted the Black and Gold to 3-6 on the season was overshadowed by reports that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, frustrated with the direction of the team, wants to be traded. He and the franchise quickly shot down the report. But strange things often happen in the immediate aftermath of rebuttals. Stay tuned.

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