In the same day this fall, local headlines described three separate events that, taken together, should give all of us pause:

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On a frigid Saturday in Jan. 2006, I packed my three children — ages 12, 14 and 15 — into our family car, loaded to the axles with magazines. I’d mailed most of the 40,000 copies of our first issue, but to save money, I planned to distribute magazines door-​to-​door through Shadyside and Squirrel Hill. And so with…

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Dawn was still hours away when Jim Rohr emerged from National City Corp. headquarters in downtown Cleveland on Oct. 24, 2008. The streets were empty, but familiar. His grandfather’s deli had stood just across the street.

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  • Sub Heading How PNC became the fifth largest U.S. bank during the economy’s darkest days
As the curtain rose on the last scene of “The Barber of Seville,” it grazed a table that had been placed too close to the front of the stage. A miniature cannon propped on the table fell with a clang. Everyone in the theater stopped. From his seat in the darkened Benedum Center, Pittsburgh…

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