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Omar Moreno

by Kristofer Collins

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Cystic Fibrosis Gala Sets National Fundraising Record

by PQ Staff

In a world full of narcissism, you meet all the great people doing charity work,” said Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest 22nd Anniversary Gala co-​founder James “Doc” Mendelson. “When you allow the benevolent …

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“The Slide” chronicles the tough years of the Pittsburgh Pirates

by Fred Shaw

For some locals, October 17, 1979 was the date parents all over southwestern PA let their kids stay up late. That night baseball fans young and old got to witness Willie …

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Health

Starzl’s Growing Shadow

by Kelly Casey

Brothers Tim and Joe Scherer have always been close. They play on the same men’s softball team in Beaver County. They talk on the phone every day. Whenever one needs help on their home, they’re there ...

Health

What Does It Take to be a Living Donor?

by Kelly Casey

Michaela Cook of Beaver Falls didn’t hesitate to give her husband one of her kidneys in 2010. The couple had two young children when Erik Cook’s organs were damaged beyond repair by type 1 diabetes. ...



Environment

Does Air Quality Matter to Young Workers?

by Mike Wereschagin

As their due date neared last fall, Ryan Poling and his wife faced a difficult decision. Did they want to raise their daughter in Pittsburgh, the city in which they’ve built a life during …

Region

No Money Down

by Jeffery Fraser

It’s 11 a.m. in Judge Jeffery Manning’s courtroom. The attorneys are ready. The Allegheny County Common Pleas Court president judge is on the bench. The video screen comes alive to reveal the business of the morning, …

Environment

Living Dangerously

by Julia Fraser

Despite the improvement in the region’s air quality in recent years, southwestern Pennsylvania still fails to meet federal health-​based standards for various major air pollutants, such as ground-​level ozone, sulfur dioxide and fine particulates, known as …

Environment

Up in the Air, Part II

by Jeffery Fraser, Michael Wereschagin and Julia Fraser

At the Clairton Public Library in the industrial Monongahela River valley, patrons can check out “Moby Dick,” “To Kill a Mockingbird,” the adventures of Curious George and any number of Nancy Drew mysteries. They can …

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Democracy, Populism, and the Tyranny of the Experts, Part VI

by Greg Curtis

Populism is an unsettling phenomenon in part because we don’t know where it will end. And we don’t know where it will end because populism isn’t itself a governing idea — it’s a …

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Pair Trendy Hawaiian Poke Bowls with Alsace Gewurztraminer and Craft Beers …

by Dave DeSimone

If you haven’t heard of poke bowls, don’t worry. You will. Just ask Angela Earley, a partner in Penn Avenue Fish Company in Pittsburgh’s Strip District.

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Steelers Alumni Golf Classic

by PQ Staff

Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services (BVRS) of Pittsburgh held its 21st annual Steelers Alumni Golf Classic at Diamond Run Golf Club on Monday, July 24.

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Democracy, Populism, and the Tyranny of the Experts, Part V

by Greg Curtis

If we wanted to — well, we do want to — we could go back 2,500 years and identify the exact point when human civilization went off the rails on the subject of experts.

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Song of the North Side

by David Aschkenas

Take a look at Pittsburgh’s North Side neighborhood through the lens of David Aschkenas in this never-​before published photo collection from our archives.

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Animal Friends Celebrates Wellness Center Grand Opening

by PQ Staff

On Sat., July 15, Animal Friends celebrated the grand opening of the new Howard Ash Animal Wellness Center, an $8.5 million, 18,400-square foot facility on Animal Friends’ 75-​acre campus in …

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What Will the Shell Cracker Bring Along with It?

by Ashley Murray

Orange plastic curtains protect passers-​by from blow torch-​wielding workers who are learning to weld in a new training facility for Steamfitters Local 449. The building on the border of Butler and …

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