The G-​20 Summit provides southwestern Pennsylvania with an unprecedented opportunity to share its compelling story with the world. Ours is the tale of a region dramatically transformed by foresight and innovation, which have led to a remarkable economic and environmental revival.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Allegheny Green
The remarkable story of Tom Vilsack began in a Pittsburgh orphanage where Dolly and Bud Vilsack adopted him. He grew up in Squirrel Hill and graduated from Shady Side Academy and later Hamilton College and Albany Law School.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading The citizen
Sometimes we Raging Grannies create quite a stir. Being of a “certain age,” none of us ever expected to find ourselves before an audience, let alone exiting to applause. But there we are, clambering up on stages and platforms, wearing outrageous hats and running shoes, singing like canaries and loving it.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading A group of local women wants you to know it ain’t over ’til they sing
I don’t want to be mayor of Pittsburgh. I want to change Pittsburgh forever, and I’m convinced the best way to do that is as mayor. There are, however, other ways to make our city better. You could work for an extraordinary politician who cares for this city like no other place on…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Our columnist has done everything else. But to change Pittsburgh, Mark Desantis has to be mayor.
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