In September, Block Communications announced that if it’s unable to reach satisfactory agreements with its unions by Dec. 31, the Pittsburgh Post-​Gazette may be sold. News outlets reported it as a provocative salvo in stalled negotiations, but it would be a mistake to view the release as posturing.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading The observer: Winter ’07
The Pittsburgh Steelers: Here we go. In a season when both the landscape and the economy have been frozen and dreary, life in Pittsburgh has been full of excitement and expectation, thanks to the Steelers. So up on the pedestal they go for lighting a bonfire of Pittsburgh spirit and taking our minds…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Four pedestals: The Pittsburgh Steelers; A+ schools; Neighbor aid; Federated investors
As a Pittsburgh police commander, Gwen Elliott knew the struggles of girls in the city’s toughest neighborhoods. When she retired in 2002, she founded Gwen’s Girls, a nonprofit that would look out for them. But from the beginning, Elliott knew it needed to grow.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Building a better city: PSVP and Gwen’s Girls
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