When UPMC health systems purchased Mercy Hospital last year, the future of one of Pittsburgh’s most historic institutions became assured just as new questions arose. With the sale, the Sisters of Mercy received a sum that, after expenses, totaled $88 million.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of prominent Pittsburghers
Billy Mays, 50 Billy Mays was the consummate pitchman, famous to television watchers across the continent for his booming voice, black beard and persuasive infomercials. He believed in his products, such as OxyClean and Mighty Putty, and it showed. The McKees Rocks native got started on the career path that would make…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of prominent Pittsburghers
John R. Price is president and CEO of Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh. He is a Rhodes Scholar, who earned advanced degrees in development economics and diplomatic history from Queens College at Oxford University. He is also a graduate of Harvard Law School. During the first Nixon Administration, Price succeeded the late…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Professionals new to Pittsburgh
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