The blood splatters on the lawn would wash away with the next rain, but Mary and I knew the crimson stains on the tree trunk would be there a long time. The most jarring moments came when we encountered the body on the floor, head half shot away. His name was Trevor, and…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Robert Matzen filmed the story of our founding father and what he was really like
From Rafael Viñoly’s green Convention Center, head to Grant Street, the traditional seat of Pittsburgh government and corporate power. You’ll see the enormous U.S. Steel building, now with UPMC on top. U.S. Steel remains the largest tenant, but the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is the region’s biggest employer. On the right is the Gulf…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Places to visit for a quick understanding of this historic region
The bustling borough of Canonsburg, 20 miles due south of Pittsburgh, was incorporated Feb. 22, 1802, on what Mother always called George Birthington’s Washday. Yes, it was a bit disrespectful. But so was Mother. And so, for that matter, was George.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Home of Perry Como and chocolate
The mother of all Washingtons occupies the federal District of Columbia, yet smaller ones abound. The Father of His Country sired no children but, by way of surrogate progeny, he begat towns bearing his surname in no fewer than 27 states.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Home of the rebels
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