If I told you that breast cancer kills Pittsburgh women at a higher rate than women in other cities, and that Pittsburgh women die of heart attacks at a higher rate than women in other cities, what would you say? And what if I compounded the negativity by telling you that African American…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading A hard look at women’s health
If you read the daily newspaper, listen to news radio or watch the local TV news, you’ll get a report in the first week of every month on the latest Pittsburgh unemployment rate. It is a news tradition of decades. The data come from the state Dept. of Labor and Industry one month…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Look to the nuances to get a real picture of employment in Pittsburgh
Among subjects of continuing public attention, none resonates like the size and efficiencies of local government. For some months now, a citizens group under the leadership of Mark Nordenberg, chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, has been investigating the potential merger of city and county government, either in total or in part.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Pittsburgh can learn lessons from Boston about the suburbs’ pull on the city
After 26 years at the helm of the Post-​Gazette, John G. Craig Jr. founded the Regional Indicators project and its Web site, pitts​burghto​day​.org. And since this magazine began five years ago, every issue has contained one of his reports on the state of the region.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading A new chapter
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