While the origin of the expression, “a walk in the park,” is unclear, it’s a safe bet the author wasn’t a planner trying to stitch urban parks and trails together to create flowing greenways throughout a city like Pittsburgh.

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today — Spotlight
  • Issue Year 2019
  • Sub Heading Can Pittsburgh make urban parks within everyone’s reach?
In their own view, people in Allegheny County are generally healthier than the nation’s population. They’re also smoking less.

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today — The Pulse
  • Issue Year 2019
Unemployment in southwestern Pennsylvania fell again in December, ending a year that saw the jobless rate slip to levels last seen when the region’s steel industry still ruled the local economy.

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today — Regional News
  • Issue Year 2019
  • Sub Heading Unemployment lowest since the steel mills roared
The Pittsburgh region closed out 2018 with an uptick in employment opportunities as employers added 17,100 jobs in December, a year-​over-​year increase of 0.8 percent dating to December 2017, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today — Regional News
  • Issue Year 2019
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