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Pittsburgh Post Gazette

2014's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 02.08.2015 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

This year there was a cultural shift that saw landscape architecture and its practitioners achieve an unprecedented level of visibility and influence.

Every Country Should Have a Newseum

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The "new" (to me) Newseum offers an amazing array of displays and information in its airy galleries packed with information on America's history, geography, politics, international relations, and media-related technological advances.

'God Hates Jags': Pittsburgh Straight Allies Stand Up to the Westboro Baptist Church

Sue Kerr | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sue Kerr

Pittsburgh-based comedian Davon Magwood has caught the attention of the Westboro Baptist Church. Magwood, a straight ally of the LGBTQ community, loathes the WBC, so when an opportunity to poke fun at them arose, he didn't miss a beat.

This Week in Infrastructure: Bills, Quotes, Op-Eds

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

BILLS AND PLANS Reducing Lead in Drinking Water S. 3973 Signed into Law 1/4/2011 Bipartisan Co-sponsorship Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) Senator Jame...

Wrongful Fatalities, Failed Worker Protections

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

When an explosion occurs at a refinery or mine that has been repeatedly fined for heath and safety violations, one question that ought to be asked is just how unexpected was the event.

G-20 Diary: Hitting the Fan

Michelle Pilecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Pilecki

There's more inanity going on in Pittsburgh on the Post-Gazette's site, or any "news" outlet that likes to showcase violence than there is on the ground.

Defense Spending Chair Rep. Murtha On Iraq: "We Have To Get Out. I Don't Think We Can Sustain It"...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Jerome L. Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A few days after President Bush announced his plans to send 21,500 extra troops to Iraq, U.S. Rep. John Murtha picked up a copy of Sun Tzu's "The Art ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “Unacceptable Actions Of A Police State”…

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Bush administration is continuing its assault on Americans' privacy and freedom in the name of the war on terrorism. First, in 2002, according to...

Stem Cells to be Injected in Failing Hearts

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center announced today it is beginning a clinical trial to treat congestive heart failure by injecting a patient'...