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Regeneration after the steel industry's collapse has turned the region into a better place, unrecognizable to anyone in 1983.
How cool is Pittsburgh? Way cooler than folks would have predicted 30 years ago, when steel's collapse hit the region hard.
Pittsburgh's sports teams have scored big, bringing plenty of attention and even more pride to the city.
Carnegie Mellon University has led the transition from a manufacturing hub to Silicon Valley of the East.
Look how far the region has come in the past 30 years; imagine what could happen in the next 30.
Sixteen people answer the question, "What is the most important problem in the Pittsburgh area?"