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in Pittsburgh, where her sister still resides and makes a career From there she joined Television network network television . Early life Maazel was born to Jewish-American parents of Russian origin in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France and brought up in the United States, primarily at his parents' home in Pittsburgh's Oakland (Pittsburgh

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private businesses were forbidden and mortgages didn't exist, so the monopoly theme was changed to a horse racing theme. Commons:Category:Pittsburgh WikiPedia:Pittsburgh Dmoz:Regional North_America United_States Pennsylvania Localities P Pittsburgh

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in the Mount Washington neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Poet Samuel John Hazo, the first poet Laureate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, also resides in the city. John Edgar Wideman grew up in Pittsburgh and based "Brothers and Keepers," a National Book Critics awarded novel in his hometown. New writers include Chris Kuzneski who attended the University of Pittsburgh and mentions Pittsburgh in his books. Pittsburgh's unique literary style extends to playwrights, ref>

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accessdate 2012-02-21 Diesel in Pittsburgh, and at Newport Music Hall in Columbus, Ohio. History Eat'n Park started on June 6, 1949 when Larry Hatch led a group to build a 13-seat restaurant in the South Hills (South Hills (Pennsylvania)) neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The official opening time for the restaurant on Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 51) was 2 p.m. The original location was serviced by 10 carhops. Four months later, the second location opened in Pittsburgh, and within 11 years, there were 27 Eat'n Parks. Since then, the chain has grown to over 75 locations across 3 states. Until 1975, Eat'n Park was the Pittsburgh-area franchisee of Big Boy (Big Boy (restaurant)). Coverage area Currently Athens County, Ohio is located in the fringes of the Huntington (Huntington, West Virginia) Charleston (Charleston, West Virginia) market. However, the combined power of the two stations reaches all of the Zanesville (Zanesville, Ohio) and Huntington Charleston markets, as well as portions of the Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), Parkersburg (Parkersburg, West Virginia) and Wheeling (Wheeling, West Virginia) Steubenville (Steubenville, Ohio) markets. WOUC's over-the-air digital signal has even been picked up in parts of suburban Pittsburgh, roughly 100 miles from Cambridge. The station leases commercial fiber line to permit it to be carried on the Huntington Charleston local feeds of the DBS (Direct broadcast satellite) providers. '''Dick Bennett''' (born April 20, 1943, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American college basketball coach who is best known for revitalizing the Wisconsin Badgers basketball program (Wisconsin Badgers#Basketball). He is the father of current Virginia Cavaliers head coach Tony Bennett (Tony Bennett (basketball)) and current Northern Illinois women's basketball head coach Kathi Bennett. *1976 — In front of a crowd of 10,000 and dressed in a white tuxedo, jumped into a vat containing 20,000 US gallons (80 m³) of orange flavored Jello at Kings Dominion *1983 — Over the course of three days, sat in every seat (59,000) of Pittsburgh's (Pittsburgh) Three Rivers Stadium *1984 — In less than 72 hours, completed the entire Boston Marathon, Commons:Category:Pittsburgh WikiPedia:Pittsburgh Dmoz:Regional North_America United_States Pennsylvania Localities P Pittsburgh

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Defense" and shocked the basketball world with it in 1973-1974 with a school record 22 straight wins and an Elite Eight appearance. He was inducted into the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) Hall of Fame (1969), Western Pennsylvania Coaches Hall of Fame (1980), and the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame (1992). Commons:Category:Pittsburgh WikiPedia:Pittsburgh Dmoz:Regional North_America United_States Pennsylvania Localities P Pittsburgh

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, and then came to New York to study with Lee Strasberg and Sanford Meisner. In the 1960s she appeared in the dramatic play ''Dylan'' opposite Sir Alec Guinness, and in the short-lived musical ''The Fig Leaves Are Falling'' with Dorothy Loudon. image_caption The National Aviary location Allegheny Commons West (West Park, Pittsburgh) 700 Arch Street Pittsburgh, PA (Pennsylvania), USA (United States) 15212 date_opened 1952; 1991 (went private

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Zone PT ), giving longtime radio veteran Tom Leykis the final sign-off and the opportunity to "blow up the station" (a radio term (Radio programming) for ending a particular format (Radio format) or station run). <

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is the fourth ranked natural history museum in the US and has extensive dinosaur, mineral, animal, and Egyptian (Ancient Egypt) collections. The Carnegie Science Center and associated SportsWorks (Highmark SportsWorks) has interactive technology


of the National League, and are five-time World Series champions. The Pirates are also often referred to as the "Bucs" or sometimes the "Buccos" (derived from buccaneer, a synonym for pirate (piracy)). thumb PNC Park (File:PNC Park, Home of Pittsburgh Pirates.jpg) opened in 2001. In , the Pirates opened a new stadium, PNC Park. Due to its simple concept and strategic usage of the Pittsburgh skyline, it is frequently regarded as the best park in baseball

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Federation USBA Light Middleweight titles. *Nashville, Tennessee - ''Nashville Tennessean'' (owned by Gannett) publishing, and ''Nashville Banner'' (family local ownership) folded 1998 *Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh) - ''Pittsburgh Post-Gazette'' (owned by Block Communications) publishing, and ''The Pittsburgh Press'' (owned by The E. W. Scripps Company) folded 1992 *Richmond, Virginia - ''Richmond Times-Dispatch'' and '' Richmond News


leader_title2 State House (Pennsylvania House of Representatives) leader_name2 title Representatives frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Jake Wheatley 2 Don Walko 3 Dominic Costa 4 Chelsa Wagner 5 Dan Frankel 6 Joseph Preston, Jr. 7 Dan Deasy 8 Paul Costa 9 Harry Readshaw leader_title3 State Senate (Pennsylvania State Senate) leader_name3 Jim Ferlo (D (Democratic Party (United States))) Jay Costa (D (Democratic Party (United States))) leader_title4 U.S. House (United States House of Representatives) leader_name4 Mike Doyle (Michael F. Doyle) (D (Democratic Party (United States))) established_title Settled established_date 1717 established_title1 Founded established_date1 November 27, 1758 established_title2 Municipal incorporation established_date2 April 16, 1771 (Township) April 22, 1794 (Borough) March 18, 1816 (City) founder George Washington, General John Forbes named_for "The Great Commoner": Prime Minister William Pitt (William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham) unit_pref Imperial area_total_sq_mi 58.3 area_land_sq_mi 55.5 area_water_sq_mi 2.8 area_water_percent 4.8 area_urban_sq_mi area_metro_sq_mi 5343 elevation_ft elevation_max_ft 1370 elevation_min_ft 710 population_as_of 2013 (United States Census Bureau) population_footnotes population_total 305,841 population_rank US: 62nd (List of United States cities by population) population_density_sq_mi 5540 population_urban 1,733,853 (US: 27th (List of United States urban areas)) population_metro 2,360,867 (US: 22nd (List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) population_blank1_title CSA (Combined statistical area) population_blank1 2,659,937 (US: 20th (List of Combined Statistical Areas)) population_blank2_title GMP (Gross metropolitan product) population_blank2 $131.3 billion (23rd (List of U.S. metropolitan areas by GDP)) population_demonym Pittsburgher or Yinzer timezone Eastern Standard Time (Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset −5 timezone_DST Eastern Daylight Time (Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset_DST −4 latd 40 latm 26 lats 30 latNS N longd 80 longm 00 longs 00 longEW W coordinates_display 8 postal_code_type ZIP Code postal_code area_code 412 (Area code 412), 724 (Area code 724), 878 (Area code 878) blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info 42-61000 blank1_name GNIS feature ID (Geographic Names Information System) blank1_info 1213644 blank2_name Expressways blank2_info 22px link Interstate 279 (File:I-279.svg) 22px link Interstate 376 (File:I-376.svg) 22px link Interstate 579 (File:I-579.svg) 16px link Pennsylvania_Route_28#Pittsburgh_area (File:PA-28.svg) 16px link Pennsylvania_Route_65 (File:PA-65.svg) blank3_name Waterways blank3_info Ohio River, Monongahela River, Allegheny River, Chartiers Creek, Saw Mill Run, Becks Run Street's Run blank5_name Transit blank5_info Port Authority Transit (Port Authority of Allegheny County) blank6_name Rail blank6_info Penn Station (Union Station (Pittsburgh)) Capitol Limited (Capitol Limited (Amtrak train)), Pennsylvanian (Pennsylvanian (train)) website PittsburghPA.gov footnotes

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Aside from the steel industry, Pittsburgh also led innovations and industries in aluminum, glass, shipbuilding, petroleum, foods, appliances (home appliance), sports, transportation, computing, retail, automotive industry, and electronics. parks (Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy), research centers (RIDC), libraries (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh), a vibrantly diverse cultural district (Cultural District, Pittsburgh) and the most bars (Bar (establishment)) per capita in the U.S.

These legacies have earned Pittsburgh the title of America's Most Livable City by ''Places Rated Almanac'', ''Forbes'', and ''The Economist'' while having ''National Geographic (National Geographic (magazine))'' and ''Today (Today (U.S. TV program))'' name the city a top world destination. Since 2004, the area has added over 3,000 hotel rooms with higher occupancy than 11 comparable cities.

Google, Uber (Uber (company)), Intel, Disney Research, IBM, Bosch (Robert Bosch GmbH), Apple (Apple Inc.), and Eaton (Eaton Corporation) are among 1,600 technology firms generating $10.8 billion in annual Pittsburgh payrolls, with the area serving as the long-time federal agency headquarters for cyber defense (CERT Coordination Center), software engineering (Software Engineering Institute), robotics (National Robotics Engineering Center), energy research (National Energy Technology Laboratory) and the nuclear navy (Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory).

The nation's fifth-largest bank (PNC Financial Services), eight Fortune 500 companies, and six of the top 300 US law firms make their global headquarters in the Pittsburgh area, while RAND (RAND Corporation), BNY Mellon (The Bank of New York Mellon), Nova (Nova Chemicals), Bayer (Bayer USA), FedEx (FedEx Ground), GSK (GlaxoSmithKline#Operations) and NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) have large regional bases that helped Pittsburgh become the sixth-best area for U.S. job growth.

A leader in environmental design (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) the city is home to 60 total and 10 of the world's first green buildings, even as billions have recently been invested in the area's Marcellus (Marcellus Formation#Economic impact) energy renaissance.

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