As birthday celebrations go, this one was fairly harsh. The local news media was gathered at Pittsburgh International Airport’s Midfield Terminal on a late-​summer day last September. Earlier, they’d reported the terminal complex, once lauded for its innovative design, had turned 25. Now, with cameras rolling, airport officials noted its inefficiencies, declared it…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading Changes at Pittsburgh International acknowledge the new reality
Not all the thousands of people who regularly pass beneath her glance up, but occasionally, one will stop for a better look. She hangs from the ceiling of the Landside Terminal at Pittsburgh International Airport with her name, Miss Pittsburgh, written on her nose.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Commercial aviation took off in Pittsburgh
Three cheers for PNC Financial Services Group for buying National City Corp. and becoming the nation’s fifth-​biggest bank. With this $5.6 billion deal — helped by $7.7 billion in federal funds — Pittsburgh’s banking prominence is rising again. We think concerns about a lack of banking choices in the wake of the deal are overblown. Pittsburgh sports…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Stocks: Allegheny County airport police; Transit union; Pedestal: PNC; Boyd & Blair
Port au Prince, Haiti — A band playing Carribean music greeted us as we entered Toussaint Louverture International Airport. Quite a change from our last trip five years ago, when twin SUVs with dark-​tinted windows met us at a special airport door and armed guards hustled us into the vehicles.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading A look at the earthquake aftermath and how Haitians are coping today
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