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    on this earth". Roberto Clemente a very important baseball player from Pittsburgh once said this quote. Pittsburgh is a great American city that continues to make a difference in our world. While Pittsburgh is famous for many of the athletes there many do not know the true facts on Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is important for several different things , most importantly, it's steel industry. Many may know Pittsburgh is known as "The City of Steel" due to the industry (Lorant 35). Furthermore, the region in which Pittsburgh is located is very important because three major rivers came together there Alleghany,…

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    Pittsburgh is ranked 3rd in the Kid-friendly museums, 4th best City for Foodies, and in the top 10 of Budget friendly cities to travel to. It could be say that the City of Pittsburgh’s Marketing Department has done it job to aid in the economic recovery of this city. In 2004, Mayor Tom Murphy and council reviewed our City’s financials and requested to enter into Act 47, which is the Municipalities financial Recovery act, Act of 1987, P.L. 246, No. 47. Under Act 47, the Department of Community…

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    Fredrick August Kittle, was born on April 27, 1945, in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Wilson, who dropped his father’s name and changed it to August Wilson in his twenties, was the son of Daisy Wilson, an African American cleaning women, and Frederick Kittle, a German immigrant (PBS). Wilson was raised by his mother with his siblings, and bounced from school to school before finally dropping out of high school in his early teens. August Wilson was a talented writer and when he…

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    Potholes In Pittsburgh

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    Pittsburgh has a lot of potholes, which is a vast matter. Everywhere drivers go there are potholes to try to avoid. While driving, the driver can accidently hit a pothole causing major car damage, or something worse like drifting off the road. Potholes are a particular problem in Pittsburgh because of the weather. In addition, when roads are repaired, they make all drivers reroute causing more wear and tear on that route. Some drivers might be nervous to drive places because of the many…

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    Iggy Azalea decided not perform at Pittsburgh Pride, following a huge backlash after the rapper was named the headliner of the event. In the past, the rapper sent out several tweets that were deemed racist and homophobic. "Wondered why my butt felt like it was about 2 grow legs, flip me off & walk away. Then I remembered I played soccer yesterday with 5 dyke bitches," Azalea once tweeted. Another tweet read,"When guys whisper in each other's ears I always think it's kinda homo." The rapper also…

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    John Wideman’s Our Time tells the story of two brothers and the differences between them. John, the author and primary narrator, is a successful author and teacher. The primary focus of the story his brother Robert, who is younger by ten years. Robert or “Robby”, spent much of his young adult life on the streets addicted to heroin until being jailed for a robbery. Wideman illustrates how differently each brother develop using place. Much of the story is set in the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of…

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    Pittsburgh Aquarium

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    My time spent at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium was absolutely unforgettable. Looking back on this project, I have realized just how much knowledge and experience I have been able to gain from my volunteerism. Not only did I thoroughly enjoy every single part of my project, but my eyes were opened to the endless possibilities a career in biology can offer me. Through working hands on with the animals and staff of the zoo, I was able to develop a sense of what a day on the job was like at…

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    William Lawrence Honor

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    Honor is respect given to someone admired. To me, honor means good quality or character. William Lawrence Bragg was born on March 31, 1890 in Adelaide, South Australia. At a very young age, Lawrence Bragg showed an interest in science. At the age of 11, Lawrence attended St. Peter’s College. Lawrence graduated in 1908 at the age of 18, from Adelaide University from studying math, chemistry, and physics. He attended Trinity College in England in 1909, and received a scholarship in math. In…

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    Pittsburgh is not my hometown of 2,587 people. Pitt is not my high school of 1,243 students. The Pitt Class of 2021 will certainly not be my high school graduating class of 323 students. Everything about Pitt is new for me, entirely out of my comfort zone, and that is how I know that Pitt is the right choice for me. Growing up in the safe suburbs of Central New Jersey, life became a routine. Every day wake up, go to the same place with the same people, follow the same schedule, rinse and…

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    Introduction Fort Niagara was a fortification fort built in 1726-27.It was used in the American revolutionary war. On the eve of the American Revolutionary war, Fort Niagara could not resist another regular military attack. The war began badly for Fort Niagara’s garrison. Americans had invaded Canada and captured Montreal in 1775. The French, British and the Americans fought over Fort Niagara vigorously over a long period of time.Today in 2015, United States owns Fort Niagara. They turned it…

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