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  • Title: G20 Pittsburgh Summit 2009 – Information – Media & Press Resources
    Descriptive info: .. Facts.. Stats.. Transformation.. City.. Environmental.. Renaissance.. Quality.. of Life.. Media.. Library.. Resources.. While in.. Pittsburgh.. Press Tours.. Registration.. Pittsburgh G-20.. Partnership.. Contact Us.. WELCOME.. Press Room.. On September 24th and 25th, the world's financial representatives and leaders came together to discuss economic policies and address the global financial crisis in Pittsburgh.. Journalists from around the world used this site to learn more about Pittsburgh's economic and environmental transformation.. A host of press materials, media contacts, resources and key links remain available here.. QUOTE WORTHY.. Presidential.. Pittsburgh stands as a bold example of how to create new jobs and industries while transitioning to a 21st century economy.. As a city that has transformed itself from the city of steel to a center for high-tech innovation.. Pittsburgh will provide both a beautiful backdrop and a powerful example for our work.. FACTS STATS.. By the Numbers.. Pittsburgh is a dynamic city with a rich history.. The G20 Pittsburgh Summit Press Room.. The David L.. Lawrence Convention Center, is LEED Gold Certified by the U.. S.. Green Building Council for leadership in energy and environmental design.. When the White House announced in May that Pittsburgh would be the site of the next G-20 Summit, reporters asked,.. Why Pittsburgh?.. The reason, according to the White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, was that Pittsburgh today serves as a model for economic and.. environmental transformation.. in the United States and abroad.. The city has reinvented itself by building a.. balanced, innovation-driven economy.. based on its strengths in advanced manufacturing, financial services, information and communications technologies, health care  ...   as a unique.. international model of urban revitalization.. The Cultural District, once a blighted part of downtown, has spurred the development of downtown, the North Shore, and the riverfronts.. As President Barack Obama responded when asked what surprised him as he campaigned for the presidency: I've been struck by how many beautiful places there are in the country that you don't necessarily think of as beautiful.. Pittsburgh, for example, is a really handsome town with the rivers and the hills.. The world should now understand.. Why Pittsburgh!.. MEDIA.. Media Resources.. Get the inside scoop while you report on the G20 Summit in Pittsburgh.. Find story ideas and media contacts that have the information you need to make deadline.. Media Library.. Before you file your story, get the finishing touches right here.. From still photography to high-definition B-roll, we have the tools you need to make an impact on your audience.. ENVIRONMENTAL RENAISSANCE.. Green Pittsburgh.. Pittsburgh is leading the way in green initiatives.. With green buildings located throughout the city and the nation s first green convention center, we re rethinking the cityscape and uncovering new ways to keep it green.. A view of the David Lawrence Convention Center.. QUALITY OF LIFE.. Life in Pittsburgh.. Pittsburgh is home to a cultural phenomenon celebrating our unique history and the people who make this city special.. Surprisingly affordable and very livable, it s no wonder so many people are choosing to make Pittsburgh home.. Families enjoy the Pittsburgh way of life.. Funding for this website was made possible through the.. Pittsburgh G-20 Partnership.. Site Map..

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  • Title: G20 Pittsburgh Summit 2009 – Information – Media & Press Resources
    Descriptive info: TRANSFORMATION CITY.. Showcasing a 'New America'.. The Pittsburgh region has survived wrenching economic change and emerged with a balanced, innovation-driven economy renowned for health care and life sciences, technology and robotics, higher education and research, financial services, advanced manufacturing and renewable energy.. NEIGHBORHOODS.. A City Full of Diversity.. As a city full of diversity, you will love exploring the culture, food, and atmosphere of Pittsburgh s 89 unique and ethnically distinctive neighborhoods.. Pittsburgh s downtown is full of the city hustle and bustle, and Squirrel Hill has the quaint charm of a main street-like community.. Meanwhile, Oakland, with its many universities, supplies a uniquely intellectual atmosphere.. Pittsburgh s neighborhoods and the unique people in them are just waiting for you to come and visit!.. Press Registration.. Attention Members of the Press!.. We would like to keep you up-to-date on media opportunities, including press releases, story ideas and hospitality functions.. To receive pertinent information via e-mail about the G-20 Pittsburgh Summit, please register below.. We also invite you to register for a.. Press Tour.. between now and the Pittsburgh Summit, to explore the forces behind Pittsburgh's economic and environmental transformation.. Registration Form.. First Name*.. Last Name*.. Title.. Media Outlet*.. Email Address*.. Phone.. State.. --None--.. ** - **.. AB - Alberta.. AK - Alaska.. AL - Alabama.. AR - Arkansas.. AZ - Arizona.. BC - British Columbia.. CA - California.. CO - Colorado.. CT - Connecticut.. DC - District of Columbia.. DE - Delaware.. FL - Florida.. GA - Georgia.. HI - Hawaii.. IA - Iowa.. ID - Idaho.. IL - Illinois.. IN - Indiana.. KS - Kansas.. KY - Kentucky.. LA - Louisiana.. MA - Massachusetts.. MB - Manitoba.. MD - Maryland.. ME - Maine.. MH - Marshall Islands.. MI - Michigan.. MN - Minnesota.. 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VIRGIN ISLANDS, BRITISH.. VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.. Wales.. WALLIS AND FUTUNA.. WESTERN SAHARA.. Yap.. YEMEN.. Zaire.. ZAMBIA.. ZIMBABWE.. Are you planning to visit Pittsburgh during the G-20 Summit?.. Arrival Date.. Departure Date.. I would like to join a press tour during:.. September 9-11, 2009.. September 21-23, 2009.. Other Dates.. Areas of Interest (environmental, education, manufacturing, etc.. ).. * Required information.. Please enter the 4 character string shown in the box above.. Get the inside scoop while you report on Pittsburgh..

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  • Title: G20 Pittsburgh Summit 2009 – Information – Media & Press Resources
    Descriptive info: Media Contacts.. Links to Outside Organizations.. Story Ideas.. Pittsburgh in the News.. Disability Accessibility.. International Resources.. back to Media Resources.. French Resources.. Contacts for the Press.. The following staff were dedicated to assisting journalists covering the Pittsburgh Summit with all of their Pittsburgh information and logistical needs.. VisitPittsburgh.. Beverly Morrow-Jones.. +1 412.. 325.. 0294.. 715.. 5223 or +1 412.. 391..  ...   glover@visitpittsburgh.. Karen Fredette.. 281.. 7711 extension 3711.. 5202 (mobile).. karen.. fredette@visitpittsburgh.. Allegheny County.. Kevin Evanto.. 350.. 3171.. 352.. 4075 (mobile).. kevin.. evanto@alleghenycounty.. us.. City of Pittsburgh.. Joanna Doven.. 255.. 2694.. 475.. 2387 (mobile).. joanna.. doven@city.. pittsburgh.. pa.. Pittsburgh Regional Alliance.. Phil Cynar.. 392.. 4500 extension 4573.. 260.. 6464 (mobile).. pcynar@alleghenyconference.. org.. Catherine DeLoughry.. 4500 extension 3131.. 496.. 8538 (mobile).. cdeloughry@alleghenyconference..

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  • Title: G20 Pittsburgh Summit 2009 – Information – Media & Press Resources
    Descriptive info: Facts + Stats.. Pittsburgh Demographics.. Pittsburgh Rankings.. The Pittsburgh 100.. Pittsburgh History.. back to Facts + Stats.. About the Summit Venues.. Green Meetings Made Possible by PPG.. About The Partnership.. 2008 Rankings.. 2007 Rankings.. Pittsburgh Facts and Statistics.. Pittsburgh is a diverse, international city with unique cultural communities and an economy based on local growth with global connections.. From its first settlement as a small village on the forks of the Ohio River to a  ...   environmental innovation.. Our city consistently.. ranks.. among the top places to live, work, and visit, and the Pittsburgh region offers an affordable cost of living with a very high quality of life.. More than.. 100 multi-billion dollar global companies.. are headquartered or have substantial business units here.. Today, Pittsburgh stands as an unparalleled example of the "new America," a city with a global economy focused on sustainability and growth with a commitment to a green future..

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  • Title: Pittsburgh Facts and Statistics – G20 Pittsburgh Summit
    Descriptive info: Why Pittsburgh?.. Three Reasons Why Pittsburgh is Perfect for the Pittsburgh Summit 2009.. Over the past 30 years, Pittsburgh has become a model for economic, environmental and quality-of-life transformation and has created a diverse, balanced and resilient economy driven by a people who have imagined a bright future and worked together to make it happen.. Here are three keys to our success:.. 1.. Pittsburgh builds upon its historic strengths as a hub for manufacturing, finance, business services and energy.. Advanced Manufacturing.. Pittsburgh manufacturers employ almost 100,000 workers and the region is the second-largest market in the United States for metals industry employment.. Once the heart of steel production, Pittsburgh has become a global center of advanced manufacturing engineering, technologies and systems.. The region is home to such global corporations as Alcoa, ATI, Bayer, Eaton, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Koppers, LANXESS, Mylan, Nova Chemicals, H.. J.. Heinz, PPG Industries, United States Steel and Westinghouse Electric.. Financial and Business Services.. Pittsburgh remains a leading financial center, with major institutions including BNY Mellon, Citizens Bank, Federated Investors, Highmark, and PNC headquartered or basing major business units here.. In fact, financial activities represent the largest contributor to regional economic output.. Two of the world's 15 largest law firms K L Gates and Reed Smith are headquartered in Pittsburgh, joined by a growing number of global law firms, including Jones Day.. Energy.. With a legacy of leadership in energy innovation that dates back to the first commercial oil well in 1859 and continues through the development of the first natural gas well and pipeline and the nation s first commercial nuclear power plant, Pittsburgh provides an unparalleled mix of natural resources (including coal and  ...   and the University of Pittsburgh.. among our region s 35 colleges and universities, and with 100 corporate research and development centers, Pittsburgh has more than 70,000 workers engaged in research and development.. Information and Communications Technology.. The Pittsburgh region is home to about 1,600 technology firms including Ansys, Apple, Black Box, Google, Intel and Mastech, employing 32,000 people.. These companies benefit from a tech-savvy talent pipeline and the support of organizations that nurture the region s growing knowledge-based economy.. 3.. Pittsburgh capitalizes on its natural and cultural assets to invest in infrastructure and facilities that improve our quality of life.. Public-Private Partnerships.. Pittsburgh's innovative public-private partnerships, supported by a unusual concentration of philanthropic resources, have led the way in the development of air emissions control technologies, clean water systems, community improvement, outdoor recreation, and urban redevelopment.. Arts and Culture.. Downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District, once a blighted section of the city, sets the perfect stage for this Summit on economic recovery, standing as a unique international model of urban revitalization.. Redevelopment of the Cultural District beginning with Heinz Hall in 1971 has spurred other development downtown and along the riverfronts.. Going Green.. Pittsburgh is home to more than.. 30 LEED -certified green buildings.. , including the first green college residence hall and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, which will host the welcome, opening reception and leaders' dinner for the summit.. Lawrence Convention Center, where the Summit will be held, is the world's first and largest gold LEED -certified convention center.. And Phipps is building a new Center for Sustainable Landscapes, a Living Building, that will have a self-contained energy and water supply, a building that will exceed LEED -platinum..

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  • Title: G20 Pittsburgh Summit 2009 – Information – Media & Press Resources
    Descriptive info: Environmental Renaissance.. Green Buildings.. Green Initiatives.. back to Environmental Renaissance.. American Eagle Outfitters HQ.. Children's Museum of Pittsburgh.. Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.. Pittsburgh Opera Green Initiative.. PNC Bank Green Branch.. 91.. 3FM WYEP.. River Renewal.. Greening Our Rivers.. River Valley Redevelopment.. Bicycle Powered Taxis.. BNY Mellon: Sustainability.. Green Chemistry at CMU.. Harmonics Limited.. Landmarks Community Capital Corporation.. PennFuture.. Neumeyer Environmental Services.. Pittsburgh Climate Initiative.. Rachel Carson Homestead.. Summerset at Frick Park.. Sustainable Pittsburgh.. Western Pennsylvania Conservancy.. Pittsburgh Environmental Renaissance.. This is the story of one of the most dramatic environmental transformations in the world.. Over the past half-century, the Pittsburgh region has undergone the most extraordinary urban environmental transformation in modern history.. The Smoky City, now considered America's Most Livable City, continues to rank among the top 10 cities in the United States for green certified building space.. And while much more work remains, the story of the historic public-private.. partnerships.. that transformed the environment of this region is an inspiring tale of an urban renaissance that saved a major American city from environmental catastrophe.. Pittsburgh was once the poster child of industrial pollution.. a scene so dreadfully hideous and bleak that it reduced the whole aspiration of man to a depressing joke, according to American journalist H.. L.. Mencken.. In 1927, he reported the infamous line about Pittsburgh calling it Hell with the lid taken off.. Since then, the community has eliminated its infamous  ...   environmental movement and a green model for cities all over the globe.. Pittsburgh has set an example by renewing, reclaiming and redeveloping its environment through a series of lasting public-private partnerships going back more than 65 years - from the first air quality legislation to robust reclamation of Brownfield sites and river cleanups during the past 25 years.. Today, we are the materials innovator and supplier for a greener global economy - leveraging our world-class manufacturing capabilities to create better-performing green products and building technologies.. Pittsburgh is a Top 10 Metro for Green Jobs (Global Insight) and Pennsylvania has more than 5,000 green building product manufacturers employing 200,000 people.. Pittsburgh is proud to be home to more than 30.. green-certified buildings.. , including the first green college residence hall and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, which is pursuing a net-zero energy and water designation as a Living Building.. This is a direct result of this region's green agenda and strong commitment to environmental stewardship.. Illustrating that commitment is the fact that the Pittsburgh Summit will be held at the.. Downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District sets the perfect stage for this international summit on economic recovery as it stands as a unique international model of urban revitalization.. Once a blighted part of downtown, the Cultural District now includes six theaters, numerous galleries, scores of eateries, and has spurred the development of downtown, the North Shore and the riverfronts..

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  • Title: G20 Pittsburgh Summit 2009 – Information – Media & Press Resources
    Descriptive info: Transformation City.. Information + Communications Technology.. Health Care + Life Sciences.. Finance + Business Services.. Education + Research.. Energy + Environmental Solutions.. back to Transformation City.. ALCOA.. Allegheny-Ludlum.. Aquatech.. ATI: Specialty Metals.. Bayer Corporation.. Catalyst Connection.. H.. Heinz Company.. MEDRAD: Medical Devices.. Natrona Bottling Company.. Plextronics, Inc.. PPG Industries.. Precision Kidd Steel Company.. US Steel Corporation.. LANXESS Corporation.. Pittsburgh Tech Clusters.. Pittsburgh Technology Council.. Alice 3.. Bossa Nova Robotics.. Entertainment Technology Center.. Innovation Works.. Pittsburgh Bloggers.. Robotics Institute.. Seegrid Corporation Industrial Mobile Robots.. Wireless Innovations.. Mattress Factory Museum.. BodyMedia.. Global Links.. Highmark.. MEDRAD.. Philips Respironics.. Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse.. Precision Therapeutics.. UPMC.. BNY Mellon.. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC.. Confluence: Investment Fund Admin Technology.. Astorino.. Malin Bergquist.. Getting to the Point, Inc.. Eds and Meds Mean Business.. Carlow University.. Carnegie Mellon University.. College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon.. Duquesne University.. Point Park University.. Point Park University: Arts.. Robert Morris University.. University of Pittsburgh.. Pittsburgh Promise.. Carnegie Learning.. PROPEL Schools.. RAND.. BPLG: Smart Grid Technology.. CONSOL Energy.. NOVA Chemicals.. Plextronics: Green Energy.. Range Resources.. Westinghouse Electric Company.. Industry Expert.. While in Pittsburgh.. Find fun things to do that will give you the full Pittsburgh experience.. Museums, cultural events, restaurants and more - all accessible during the G-20 Pittsburgh Summit.. Pittsburgh's Economic Transformation.. Pittsburgh Today:.. A Showcase for the New America'.. The Pittsburgh region has survived wrenching economic change and has transformed itself with a balanced, innovation-driven economy based upon historic strengths in.. advanced manufacturing.. ,.. information and communications technology.. health care and life sciences.. higher education and research.. financial services.. and.. energy solutions.. Recently hailed by TIME as one bright spot on Main Street, Pittsburgh avoided much of the real estate bubble that produced the global financial crisis.. In fact, property values in Pittsburgh continue to rise, bucking the national trend.. And, despite the global recession, Pittsburgh has a regional unemployment rate that continues to track below the national  ...   65-year history of renewing, reclaiming and redeveloping our environment through a series of lasting public-private partnerships.. The region is the birthplace of the nation's first air quality legislation and the nation's first water treatment facility.. Pittsburgh is creating better-performing green products and building technologies for the planet's greener future.. The.. , where the Summit will be held, is the world's first and largest gold LEED -certified convention center, and the region is among the top 10 in the nation for its number of green buildings.. Pittsburgh-based PNC Financial Services Group operates buildings with more green square footage than any other corporation in America.. But Pittsburgh is so much more than a forward-looking industrial city with a rich history.. The technology and industry you'll find in Pittsburgh are infused with a vibrant cultural scene that celebrates arts from around the world.. Named among the top 25 arts destinations by American Arts Magazine in 2001 and 2005, and consistently ranked among the best arts destinations in the United States by American Style Magazine, it's easy to see why Pittsburgh is one of the most vital cultural centers in America.. From Pittsburgh's Cultural District, home to the.. Benedum Center for Performing Arts.. Byham Theater.. Heinz Hall.. O'Reilly Theater.. and the new.. August Wilson Center for African American Cultur.. e, to the.. Carnegie Museum of Art.. , the.. Andy Warhol Museum.. Frick Art + Historical Center.. and one-of-a-kind installation art exhibits at the world-renowned.. Mattress Factory.. , you'll be immersed in a cultural scene that is second to none.. The lessons learned - and the gains made - by Pittsburgh can provide hope and insight for the global economy.. It's an area that has seen its share of economic woes in the past, but because of foresight and investment, is now renewed - giving birth to renewed industries that are creating the jobs of the future.. - White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs..

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  • Title: G20 Pittsburgh Summit 2009 – Information – Media & Press Resources
    Descriptive info: Lawrence Convention Center.. You could call the David L.. Lawrence Convention Center (DLLCC) one of the most significant milestones in Pittsburgh's environmental transformation.. Located on a former brownfield site, the Convention Center reflects the environmental friendliness that is a hallmark of our region.. As the world's first green convention center - certified with a Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy + Environmental Design) Building Rating System rating by the U.. Green Building Council - the building is truly a symbol of the new Pittsburgh region.. No question that the greening of Pittsburgh's Convention Center is a powerful example of this region's commitment to sustainable development and environmental awareness.. On the cutting edge of design, this innovative structure by Rafael Vinoly Architects connects the urban city to the waterfront overlooking the Allegheny River.. The design's unique suspended roof structure is inspired by Pittsburgh's numerous suspension bridges and creates a convention center space unlike any other in the world, noted Rafael Vinoly.. While boasting breathtaking views of the North Shore and Downtown Pittsburgh from the concourses, balconies and terraces, the DLLCC is in the heart of the downtown business and Cultural District - and hotels, retail stores, theaters and restaurants are within an easy  ...   a building that is not only supremely functional, but also one whose aesthetic beauty, harmony with surrounding architecture, and integration with the waterfront is of the highest quality.. This landmark structure has become the cornerstone of Pittsburgh's continuing transformation.. Lawrence Convention Center - Green Facts.. Natural Daylight.. 5 million-square-foot facility is 75% lit by natural daylight.. Decreases energy costs by 35%.. Amount of energy conserved equals electricity consumed by 1,900 Pittsburgh households.. Natural Air Ventilation.. To cool halls, natural air is pulled from across the Allegheny River into the building.. Swooping roof draws the warm air up into the roof peak where it exits.. Reduces operational costs by 35% annually, while enhancing indoor air quality.. Water Reclamation system.. Waste water from sinks, water fountains and faucets is reclaimed through the Center's filtering and chemical treatment system.. System sanitizes the water and redirects it to bathroom toilets.. Water usage is reduced by 55% , enough drinking water to supply 132 Pittsburgh households.. Recycling.. Annually recycles an estimated 124,000 pounds of paper and cardboard.. Recycles 6,000 pounds of cans and bottles each year.. Enough to save 1,054 trees, 682 barrels of oil, 186 cubic yards of landfill space and 434,000 gallons of water..

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  • Title: G20 Pittsburgh Summit 2009 – Information – Media & Press Resources
    Descriptive info: Quality of Life.. Cultural Phenomenon.. Arts + Artists.. Livability and Affordability.. back to Quality of Life.. Pittsburgh Cultural District.. Carnegie International.. Carnegie: Art Connections.. Carnegie Museum of Natural History.. The Buhl Foundation.. City Theatre.. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater.. House on Kentuck Knob.. The National Aviary.. Old Economy Village.. Pittsburgh Ballet Theater.. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.. Pittsburgh CLO.. Pittsburgh Filmmakers + Center for the Arts.. Pittsburgh Symphony.. Senator John Heinz History Center.. Father Ryan Arts Center.. Global Beats.. Liberty Avenue Musicians.. Mary Miller Dance Company.. Morgan Gallery.. New Hazlett Theater.. Pittsburgh Glass Center.. Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre.. Pittsburgh Irish Festival.. Silk Screen: Asian Arts Organization.. Society for Contemporary Craft.. Westmoreland Museum of American Art.. Wood Street Galleries.. Disability Rights and Resources.. Bike Pittsburgh.. Christian Associates.. Connecting Teens to China.. Franktuary.. Howard Hanna Real Estate Services.. Good Grief Center.. Milestone Centers.. Mon Aimee Chocolat.. Paris to Pittsburgh.. The PEAL Center.. Pittsburgh Parks.. PNC Grow Up Great.. YMCA.. Venture Outdoors.. Pittsburgh Quality of Life.. Pittsburgh  ...   "Golden Triangle" as it's called, has drawn generations of people from around the world to form its diverse neighborhoods.. This diversity, together with the generosity of Pittsburgh industry captains, sparked a.. cultural phenomenon.. as world-renowned artists, architects and performers found inspiration within the city and its surrounding landscape.. As you explore Pittsburgh, this culture is evident in the unique neighborhoods, unforgettable museums and incredible performance halls that you'll discover in the Steel City.. With such amazing culture and so much to offer, it's no wonder so many people choose to call Pittsburgh home.. Incredibly.. livable and affordable.. , Pittsburgh consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in the United States.. By reinventing itself during hard economic times in the 1980s and 1990s, Pittsburgh avoided the brunt of the current recession and continues to maintain strong job and housing markets.. Looking to the future, Pittsburgh is at the forefront of modern industry, improving the quality of life for residents and visitors alike!..

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  • Title: G20 Pittsburgh Summit 2009 – Information – Media & Press Resources
    Descriptive info: Media Resources.. Are you a member of the media covering the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh? Find all the resources you need right here to make your story and make deadline.. Find the official.. media contacts.. to get the inside scoop.. We've listed the people who are in the know along with their contact information to take the legwork out of your research.. You'll also find a list of.. outside organizations.. with information on hot topics at the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh.. Find.. story ideas.. to spark your creativity or overcome writer's block.. We're also keeping tabs on.. Pittsburgh news stories.. and G-20 news stories, so you can check out what the competition is doing and see what people are saying about Pittsburgh and the G-20 Summit.. Wireless Access is Free!.. Right now, Downtown is the best place for free wireless access! It is available for public Internet  ...   that your free two hours are about to expire and asking you if you'd like to purchase more time.. If you choose to purchase more time, you will be prompted to provide credit card information via a secure connection.. Connecting is easy.. Locate the wireless icon on your desktop toolbar and right click.. Click on Viewable Wireless Networks.. Select WiFi Pittsburgh and click Connect.. Once connected, click on your Internet browser (you will receive the WiFi Downtown Pittsburgh page).. If not already registered, click on the Register Now box and follow the instructions.. Once registered, you can surf the Internet anywhere outdoors Downtown for two hours free.. Next time you use the network, just type in your password and go!.. Click here.. for other Pittsburgh area WiFi locations.. Find fun things to do that will give you the full Pittsburgh experience - museums, cultural events, restaurants and more!..

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  • Title: G20 Pittsburgh Summit 2009 – Information – Media & Press Resources
    Descriptive info: Pittsburgh Media Library.. Are you a journalist covering the Summit in Pittsburgh? Get the finishing touches you need for your story right here.. Choose from still photography, standard-definition B-roll and high-definition B-roll to polish off your story and make a big impact on your audience.. Simply log in to access the free photographs and video available to members of the media.. Download the images and footage you want quickly and easily - well before deadline!.. Access the G20 Pittsburgh Summit Media Library..

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