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Pittsburg

(pĭts`bərg). 1 Industrial city (1990 pop. 47,564), Contra Costa co., W Calif., on the edge of the San Francisco Bay area, at the junction of the Sacramento and the San Joaquin rivers; laid out 1849, inc. 1903. Manufactures include packaging equipment, construction materials, machinery, chemicals, and industrial glass. Coal was discovered there in 1855 and was mined until 1902. The city's Camp Stoneman (now closed) was an important embarkation point during World War II and the Korean War. 2 City (1990 pop. 17,775), Crawford co., SE Kans., near the Mo. line; founded 1876 as a mining town and named for Pittsburgh, Pa., inc. 1880. It is a mining center near large coal deposits. Clay, limestone, zinc, lead, and oil are also found in the area. The city's industries include transportation and electrical equipment; printing and publishing; chemicals; machinery; and paper, fabricated metal, limestone, clay, and plastic products. Pittsburg State Univ. is there.
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David had one in Pittsburg, using printing-telegraph machines, which required little skill to operate.
But let me pass them by, for one, more pleasant, glance of a prison on the same plan which I afterwards saw at Pittsburg.
The city will conduct a pre-bid conference and site inspection at 10:00 AM on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the 1st Floor Conference Room of the Civic Center Building at 65 Civic Avenue, Pittsburg.
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Pittsburg Superintendent of Schools, Destry Brown, hopes that it is by telling them that they will soon be getting an iPad.
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Summary: Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah, Saudi Arabia, Jumada II 6, 1432, May 9, 2011, SPA -- University of Taiba and University of Pittsburg signed here today a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation between the two academic organizations to upgrade the academic and administrative capabilities of Taiba.
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Muscat, April 11 (ONA)--A seminar on partnership and Cooperation between the Sultanate and the US city of Pittsburg was opened at Al Bustan Palace Hotel today under the auspices of Mohammed bin al Zubair, H.