From Museum Basement, A ‘new’ Dinosaur

A paleontologists chose a name for an unknown dinosaur genus that has brought him more publicity than any of his other discoveries.

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  • Stock Exchange Building in Point Park plans - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    ... and as a restaurant and basement drinking spot, with a bar crafted from ... architecture.” “It could be set apart as a museum and that’s ...
    01/21/2015 - 12:05 pm | View Link
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    01/30/2015 - 12:12 pm | View Link
  • Museum seeks help in identifying photo
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    01/29/2015 - 5:45 pm | View Link
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    01/29/2015 - 2:26 pm | View Link
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    01/29/2015 - 5:47 am | View Link
  • Goodbye Dippy the Diplodocus
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    01/29/2015 - 1:18 am | View Link
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