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The land Alcoa dammed: Alcoa's complicated history in South America

Georgia Burger stands for a portrait outside of the one room house in New Ganze, Suriname.
After 100 years, Pittsburgh icon Alcoa is ending its aluminum operation in Suriname, South America.
The decision to end mining and refining has delivered a resonating blow to the country.
The Post-Gazette explores the environmental, economic and educational transition the country is forced to undergo.


Part 1: Struggling country's past and future shaped by aluminum.
Part 2: Industrial decline plagues former Alcoa company towns.
Part 3: Businessman confident he can get the most from departing Alcoa.
Part 4: Descendents still trapped in struggle for future.
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DAN ROONEY: SOUL OF THE STEELERS

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Daniel Milton Rooney, who succeeded his father and Steelers founder, Art Sr., as team president and rose to become one of the most powerful and beloved owners in sports, died April 13 at 84. CLICK HERE TO READ: REMEMBERING DAN ROONEY

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