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Pittsburgh Prepares for World Leaders, Protesters

The leaders of the world's 20 largest economies gather Sept. 24 and 25, in Pittsburgh to discuss whether it is time to wind down stimulus efforts and talk about what can be done to prevent a repeat of the financial crisis.

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Pittsburgh Shows How the Rust Belt Can Be Polished Up
Article | PITTSBURGH -- When President Obama announced that this Rust Belt city would host a meeting of ministers from the world's leading economies, many scoffed. "A lot of people are asking something along the lines of 'What, was downtown Baltimore booked?' " wrote the Atlantic's Derek Thompson.

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