The Allegheny Front for the week of

May 26, 2012

Making an Office Building One of Greenest in World

Phipps Conservatory is almost ready to open a structure that will likely be the greenest of Pittsburghís many green buildings.

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Golden Quill Winner--How It All Began: The Geology of the Marcellus Shale

The Marcellus shale is believed to be the the third largest natural gas field in the world. But how did it get here?

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The Organic Gardeners: Amazing New Natural Weed Controls

There's a brand new product out which makes it possible to organically control broadleaf weeds like dandelions and plantain.

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WWI Vets Who Climbed Everest Wanted to Go 'Anywhere But Home' After War

Summitting Everest is considered one of the most challenging feats in the world.

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Pennsylvania Hunting Camp Invites Disabled Vets to Heal Outdoors

As more young veterans return from war with physical and psychological injuries, the outdoors is a source of therapy.  A hunting program in Potter County invites disabled vets to leave their hospitals for a few days and heal outdoors.

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National Park Service Honors Active Military With Free Park Passes

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, the National Parks Service has extended a free invitation to active members of the United States m

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Unwrapping the Secretive Label at Trader Joe's

For the eco-conscious shopper, a trip to the grocery store means more than just picking out something tasty for dinner.

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