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From global to local, a mix of developers set their sights on Hazelwood Green

Rebecca Flora won’t say how many developers are ready to take a shot at redeveloping part of the former LTV Coke Works in Hazelwood. But she insists that she is happy with the response she ...

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Teenager’s asthma, in shadow of Clairton Coke Works, frames town’s struggle with dirty air

From her front porch, Collette Williams can see the lights of US Steel’s Clairton Coke Works, the largest coke plant in North America, between the houses across the street.

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Famed Stage Producer To Speak In Pittsburgh On Artists Role In Society

It might seem merely serendipitous that both democracy as we know it and theater as we know it arose in roughly the same place and time: Athens, Greece, in the late 6th century BCE. To Oskar ...

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Tony Award-winning artistic director Oskar Eustis to speak at Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Awards

The talk is free and open to the public; seating is limited.

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The Heinz Endowments pledges $10 million toward local criminal justice reform

The Heinz Endowments is moving into 2019 with a multi-pronged and multimillion dollar plan to attack one of Pittsburgh’s, and the nation’s, most pressing public issues: mass incarceration.

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Heinz Endowments will commit nearly $10 million to criminal justice system reforms

The Heinz Endowments will invest nearly $10 million over the next three years in programs that aim to reform the criminal justice system and steer youths away from the school-to-prison pipeline.

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