Tom Murphy

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The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra opens its “Celebrate 50” season next Saturday, marking 50 years in Greensburgh, Pa. 

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Amazon, one of the world’s most successful businesses, started out as an online bookseller. But an effort to lure its second corporate headquarters--and 50,000 jobs--to Pittsburgh has not exactly been an open book.

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There’s no shortage of people committed to a brighter future for Pittsburgh. This week a cross section of educators, innovators, visionaries, students and residents will gather to imagine the city’s future. We’ll preview OPT412 with former Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy and Senior Manager Communications for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Scott Roller.