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


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.


CLICK HERE TO READ FOUR-PART REPORT
PART 1: Struggling Suriname's past and future shaped by aluminum
PART 2: Industrial decline plagues former Alcoa 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

Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney has been a major force in promoting more minority hiring in the NFL.
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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