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Peduto visits New York to attend 'training session for mayors'

| Monday, July 17, 2017, 2:06 p.m.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto (Tribune-Review file photo)

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is in New York this week for a three-day conference hosted by Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard University.

Peduto spokesman Tim McNulty described the event as a “training session for mayors around the world.”

Peduto is one of 40 mayors attending.

His trip is being paid for by Bloomberg and Harvard, according to McNulty.

Speakers will discuss best practices for running municipal governments. Monday's topics include how cities adapt and thrive in the face of global challenges.

Peduto will return on Wednesday or Thursday, McNulty said.

Bob Bauder is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 412-765-2312, or @bobbauder.

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