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Duquesne

(dəkān`, do͞o–, dyo͞o–), city (1990 pop. 8,525), Allegheny co., SW Pa., on the Monongahela River, opposite McKeesport, in a coal region; settled 1789, laid out 1885 by the Duquesne Steel Company, inc. as a city 1917. There is light manufacturing.
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Duquesne, eleven other Frenchmen, and some of their own chiefs, and marched up within view of our fort, with British and French colours flying; and having sent a summons to me, in his Britannick Majesty's name, to surrender the fort, I requested two days consideration, which was granted.
Perhaps the greatest tribute to Duquesne was paid him at age 65.
Dougherty took office in 2001 and quickly led Duquesne in its first-ever strategic planning process, which became the foundation for unprecedented growth and success.
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Harper has been named director of athletics at Duquesne University.
3-point goals: UMass 10-25 (Davis 4-9, Carter 3-5, Williams 3-8, Putney 0-3), Duquesne 7-20 (Mason 4-6, Jerr.
Duquesne beer will be hitting the market early next week, the owner of the relaunched brand said, as bottles of the finished beer ran down the bottling line at City Brewing Co.
Duquesne Power, LP, a newly formed subsidiary of Duquesne Light Company and Duquesne Light Holdings (NYSE:DQE) , has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Sunbury generating station from WPS Resources Corporation (NYSE:WPS) for approximately $120 million, which includes inventories and other items.
After spending his freshman season at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Montgomery can't help but feel like the man who got the rare second chance to correct a terrible mistake.
The tragic death of Dianna Green, a senior vice president at Pittsburgh's Duquesne Light, graphically illustrates that life for black women in corporate America is anything but a crystal stair.
The finance group at Duquesne Light increased revenues by reducing its billing time.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Scientists at Duquesne University and the Medical University of South Carolina report in the on line version of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (50,3290,2007) on novel compounds with potent anti-tumor activity, which are also active on cancer cells resistant to other anti-tumor agents.