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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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But let me pass them by, for one, more pleasant, glance of a prison on the same plan which I afterwards saw at Pittsburg.
David had one in Pittsburg, using printing-telegraph machines, which required little skill to operate.
* Pittsburg Book Stop: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Pittsburg Water & City Hall, 302 W.
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Maria Vides, 39, faces a charge of attempted willful, deliberate and premeditated murder after she allegedly shot her husband Saturday at Pittsburg, California.
Ask some of the survivors of Parkland or Pittsburg. As the bullets were flying were they praying for a limit to magazine size or for some good adult fellow citizen in the room with a powerful handgun?
Summary: Pittsburg [U.S.A.], Oct 28 (ANI): As many as 11 people were killed in a shooting incident at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburg on Saturday.
Ranee McClain, a 1991 graduate of Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, Kan.) with duel degrees of Bachelors of Science in Biology and Psychology and a 1996 graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree.
Six ships, Mol Generosity, Maersk Pittsburg, Castle Gate, Phoenix Nereid, Maran Gas Ascelepius and Stead Fast sailed out to sea on Thursday morning, while two more ships APL Savannah and Gas Amazon are expected to sail on same day in the afternoon.
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