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Wednesday - August 21, 2013

Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review - Jack Fischbeck (left), 10, and his sister Grace Greeno (front), 10, of Oakland, react to the the smell of a blooming corpse flower at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Oakland on Wednesday. One of the world's rarest flowers, the corpse flower has a short-lived bloom, lasting only 24 to 48 hours and smelling, as the name suggests, like a rotten corpse. The Phipps named this bloom 'Romero' after George A. Romero, the director of the 1968 cult classic 'Night of the Living Dead', and plans to show the movie at the Conservatory in celebration of the highly anticipated bloom, which happens only every six to ten years per plant. The Conservatory extended their hours around the bloom till 2 AM Tuesday and Wednesday night, bringing thousands of people into the atrium to see the plant, which is native to the rainforests of Sumatra.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review</em></div>Jack Fischbeck (left), 10, and his sister Grace Greeno (front), 10, of Oakland, react to the the smell of a blooming corpse flower at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Oakland on Wednesday. One of the world's rarest flowers, the corpse flower has a short-lived bloom, lasting only 24 to 48 hours and smelling, as the name suggests, like a rotten corpse. The Phipps named this bloom 'Romero' after George A. Romero, the director of the 1968 cult classic 'Night of the Living Dead', and plans to show the movie at the Conservatory in celebration of the highly anticipated bloom, which happens only every six to ten years per plant. The Conservatory extended their hours around the bloom till 2 AM Tuesday and Wednesday night, bringing thousands of people into the atrium to see the plant, which is native to the rainforests of Sumatra.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review - Edward Cao (left), 20, and Jonathan Farr, 19, both of Oakland, go up for a catch while throwing a frisbee with fellow Phi Delta Theta brothers at Carnegie Mellon University in Oakland on Monday. The brothers are in early to help with orientation.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review</em></div>Edward Cao (left), 20, and Jonathan Farr, 19, both of Oakland, go up for a catch while throwing a frisbee with fellow Phi Delta Theta brothers at Carnegie Mellon University in Oakland on Monday. The brothers are in early to help with orientation.
Lindsay Dill | Tribune-Review - Mark Milliron, 61, of Greensburg smooths out pleats on a Trojan sculpture in his front yard on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. A sculptor for more than 20 years, Milliron has been adding figure sculptures like this one to his front yard for eight years.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Lindsay Dill  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Mark Milliron, 61, of Greensburg smooths out pleats on a Trojan sculpture in his front yard on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. A sculptor  for more than 20 years, Milliron has been adding figure sculptures like this one to his front yard for eight years.
Sean Stipp | Tribune-Review - Andy Cunningham of Latrobe picks sweet corn at Palmer's Farm in Unity Twp. at sunrise on August 21, 2013. Palmer's Farm sells the corn, along with other seasonal produce, at a market stand along Bailey Farm Road near Greensburg.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Sean Stipp  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Andy Cunningham of Latrobe picks sweet corn at Palmer's Farm in Unity Twp. at sunrise on August 21, 2013. Palmer's Farm sells the corn, along with other seasonal produce, at a market stand along Bailey Farm Road near Greensburg.
Sean Stipp | Tribune-Review - The sun rises over a sweet corn field at Palmer's Farm in Unity Twp. on August 21, 2013. Palmer's Farm sells the corn and other seasonal produce at a market stand along Bailey Farm Road near Greensburg.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Sean Stipp  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>The sun rises over a sweet corn field at Palmer's Farm in Unity Twp. on August 21, 2013. Palmer's Farm sells the corn and other seasonal produce at a market stand along Bailey Farm Road near Greensburg.
Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review - Archaeologist Christine Davis looks over a display case of artifacts on Aug. 21, 2013, that were found at the Fort Pitt Block House during a dig over the weekend at Point State Park.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Justin Merriman  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Archaeologist Christine Davis looks over a display case of artifacts on Aug. 21, 2013, that were found at the Fort Pitt Block House during a dig over the weekend at Point State Park.
Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review - Armand Young carries the '911 pole' as he walks along Route 30 west between Latrobe and Greensburg on Aug. 21, 2013. Young has carried the pole and gathered signatures from people he met along his 'human kindness walk' across the United States. He started in California and walked to the World Trade Center in New York City. He asks anyone who signs to perform one act of kindness in memory of those lost on 9/11.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Barry Reeger  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Armand Young carries the '911 pole' as he walks along Route 30 west between Latrobe and Greensburg on Aug. 21, 2013. Young has carried the pole and gathered signatures from people he met along his 'human kindness walk' across the United States. He started in California and walked to the World Trade Center in New York City. He asks anyone who signs to perform one act of kindness in memory of those lost on 9/11.
Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review - A construction site in Bloomfield where UPMCis building a new facilit on Wednesday August 21, 2013. A group of homeowners in Bloomfield are angry at UPMC because the hospital system cut down a bunch of trees near the site it’s building excavating.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Sidney Davis  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>A construction site in Bloomfield where UPMCis building a new facilit on Wednesday August 21, 2013. A group of homeowners in Bloomfield are angry at UPMC because the hospital system cut down a bunch of trees near the site it’s building excavating.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review - Dignitaries and elected officials pose for a groundbreaking ceremony at the Gardens at Market Square project (back,) Downtown, Wednesday, August 21, 2013. The project will be the cornerstone for the redevelopment of a section of the Fifth and Forbes corridor, consisting of a mix of office, retail, and restaurant space, as well as be home to a new 197-room Hilton hotel
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Keith Hodan  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Dignitaries and elected officials pose for a groundbreaking ceremony at the Gardens at Market Square project (back,) Downtown, Wednesday, August 21, 2013. The project will be the cornerstone for the redevelopment of a section of the Fifth and Forbes corridor, consisting of a mix of office, retail, and restaurant space, as well as be home to a new 197-room Hilton hotel
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review - Dignitaries and elected officials congregate on Forbes Avenue for a groundbreaking ceremony at the Gardens at Market Square project (left) Downtown, Wednesday, August 21, 2013. The project will be the cornerstone for the redevelopment of a section of the Fifth and Forbes corridor, consisting of a mix of office, retail, and restaurant space, as well as be home to a new 197-room Hilton hotel
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Keith Hodan  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Dignitaries and elected officials congregate on Forbes Avenue for a groundbreaking ceremony at the Gardens at Market Square project (left) Downtown, Wednesday, August 21, 2013. The project will be the cornerstone for the redevelopment of a section of the Fifth and Forbes corridor, consisting of a mix of office, retail, and restaurant space, as well as be home to a new 197-room Hilton hotel

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