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Pittsburgh Heart Walk takes to the streets

Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review - People walk for the American Heart Association during the 2012 Pittsburgh Heart Walk starting at Heinz Field on the North Side on Saturday, November 3, 2012. The event raises funds for the association and celebrates progress in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review</em></div>People walk for the American Heart Association during the 2012 Pittsburgh Heart Walk starting at Heinz Field on the North Side on Saturday, November 3, 2012.  The event raises funds for the association and celebrates progress in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review - Visitors watch a pumpkin explode outside the Carnegie Science Center, Saturday, November 3rd, 2012. Liquid nitrogen was used to destroy the gourd and was part of the Great Pumpkin Smash event at the North Shore attraction. Visitors were invited to throw their Halloween pumpkins off the roof and were also treated to a science demonstration on pressure and temperature change which resulted in the exploding fruit/vegetable. In 1893, the United States Supreme Court ruled on the question of whether the pumpkin is a fruit or a vegetable, and ruled that plants consumed as part of the main course shall be considered a vegetable, while plants consumed as appetizers, desserts, or out of hand shall be considered fruits. So, botanically speaking, a pumpkin is a fruit, however, under tariff regulations many countries classify the pumpkin as a vegetable.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review</em></div>Visitors watch a pumpkin explode outside the Carnegie Science Center, Saturday, November 3rd, 2012. Liquid nitrogen was used to destroy the gourd and was part of the Great Pumpkin Smash event at the North Shore attraction. Visitors were invited to throw their Halloween pumpkins off the roof and were also treated to a science demonstration on pressure and temperature change which resulted in the exploding fruit/vegetable.     In 1893, the United States Supreme Court ruled on the question of whether the pumpkin is a fruit or a vegetable, and ruled that plants consumed as part of the main course shall be considered a vegetable, while plants consumed as appetizers, desserts, or out of hand shall be considered fruits. So, botanically speaking, a pumpkin is a fruit, however, under tariff regulations many countries classify the pumpkin as a vegetable.

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Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, 2:48 p.m.
 

American Heart Association supporters hit their stride during the 2012 Pittsburgh Heart Walk that started at Heinz Field on the North Side on Saturday. The event including a kids' zone and information booths, and raises funds for the association and celebrates progress in the fight against heart disease and stroke.

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