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Monday, October 13, 2008

Take a lesson from Pittsburgh

This article about Pittsburgh, Pa., last week in Time magazine is interesting, given the struggling economy in the United States.

It's food for thought in cities that boomed on the backs of the many Pittsburgh laborers who relocated to them following the collapse of the steel industry.

(Caption: A Consol Energy tugboat pushes barges up the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh, a city that knows all about hard times.)

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