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Pittsburgh's mayor dies

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Dude, Sep 1, 2006.

  1. Dude

    Dude Active Member

    Hey! I'll have you know I turned 27 a week ago! These 26-year-old whippersnappers today just aren't the same types of men we were at that age.

    ;)
     
  2. cougargirl

    cougargirl Active Member

    Wow, a 26-year-old. Between his efforts and Yarone Zober's (the deputy mayor), I really hope this fellow makes it a point for Pittsburgh to appeal to 20- and 30-somethings.

    But as far as Mayor O'Connor. I knew it was bad a few days ago when there were reports of him suffering seizures. RIP.
     
  3. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    1) RIP. Keep Pounding.

    2) I can only hope this gets the kind of blanket coverage that Ben Rothlisberger's motorcycle accident got.
     
  4. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    Wasn't there another Pittsburgh mayor who died relatively young and in office? I seem to remember the Pirates wearing memorial patches on their sleeves one year.
     
  5. cougargirl

    cougargirl Active Member

    Richard Caligiuri. That was back in the late 80s.
     
  6. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Wasn't he out of office by the time he died? Also, I think it was the 90s.
     
  7. Dude

    Dude Active Member

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Caliguiri


    According to Wikipedia (Don't shoot me), Caliguiri was in office when he died at age 56 on May 6, 1988.
     
  8. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    I'm 40 and those are still my major concerns. That and still trying to figure out the exact time and place when life passed me by.
     
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