North Braddock

North Braddock,

borough (1990 pop. 7,036), Allegheny co., W Pa., a suburb of Pittsburgh, on the Monongahela River; inc. 1897. Andrew CarnegieCarnegie, Andrew
, 1835–1919, American industrialist and philanthropist, b. Dunfermline, Scotland. His father, a weaver, found it increasingly difficult to get work in Scottish factories and in 1848 brought his family to Allegheny (now Pittsburgh), Pa.
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's first steel plant was built there in 1875. The borough was the site of Gen. Edward Braddock's defeat in the last conflict of the French and Indian WarsFrench and Indian Wars,
1689–1763, the name given by American historians to the North American colonial wars between Great Britain and France in the late 17th and the 18th cent.
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 and of a mass meeting of farmers instituting the Whiskey RebellionWhiskey Rebellion,
1794, uprising in the Pennsylvania counties W of the Alleghenies, caused by Alexander Hamilton's excise tax of 1791. The settlers, mainly Scotch-Irish, for whom whiskey was an important economic commodity, resented the tax as discriminatory and detrimental to
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He said that there was very good evidence from the crime scene of the drive-by shooting in North Braddock that preceded the officer's shooting.
"It's good evidence and then it explains exactly what happened in North Braddock."
The Allegheny County Police Department said that it "received multiple calls reporting that shots were fired and that a male had been shot in the 800 block of Kirkpatrick Avenue in North Braddock" at around 8:20 pm on Tuesday.
A teenager was shot dead and another man was injured after a shooting in North Braddock, Pittsburgh, on Tuesday night.
in Wilkins Township; south to East Pittsburgh McKeesport Boulevard and US 30; west to East Pittsburgh and North Braddock; and east along Route 130 to the community of Wilmerding.
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