Elton John






Elton John performs on stage at the CONSOL Energy Center on Wednesday evening, March 23, 2011.

Parkour





Parkour enthusiasts train in Oakland on Wednesday afternoon, March 23, 2011.

Vibrant Pittsburgh



Melanie Harrington, CEO of Vibrant Pittsburgh, a group focused on diversity of the region's workforce, is a new Pittsburgh resident, having moved here from Atlanta in July.

Playground Fun


Grace Moore, 3, of Shaler enjoys the warm weather as she climbs on a playground at North Park on March 21, 2011.

Supermoon





A few photos of the "supermoon" rising above Pittsburgh on Saturday, March 19th.

Blue Skies


Wardell Walton of the North Side walks by the "Blue Skies" mural at the Federal Street Railroad overpass on the North Side on Thursday afternoon, March 17, 2011.

Ballet Class


Tori Touscany, 12, (center) does ballet with Elise Reichenfeld, 11, (right) and Gianna Ricci, 11, (left) at the Center for Theater Arts in Mt. Lebanon on Tuesday evening, March 15, 2011.

Marcellus Drilling




While supporters of natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale layer demonstrated outside, others voiced their concerns during a public hearing before the Allegheny County Council to consider a county-wide moratorium or permanent ban on the extraction process.

Dueling Protests




Supporters of Planned Parenthood demonstrate in front of Congressman Jason Altmire's Aliquippa office on Tuesday afternoon, March 8, 2011. After their demonstration, The Susan B. Anthony List "Women Speak Out: Defund Planned Parenthood" 13-district bus tour stopped at the congressman's office and voiced their opposition to Planned Parenthood.

Revisted: February 21, 2005


A young boy plays in the streets of Delhi, India.

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Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Justin Merriman, an award-winning photojournalist with the Tribune-Review, has spent more than a decade traveling the world to cover politics, wars, natural disasters and civil unrest. His work has appeared in leading national and international publications and he has received numerous top journalism awards. After covering the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks – including the crash of United Flight 93 in Shanksville – Merriman committed to chronicling the U.S. military and its War on Terror. He has followed this story across the US and into the war zones of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq. He also has covered life in Fidel Castro’s Cuba in 2002, India’s efforts to eradicate polio, the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cuba in 2012, and in 2013, traveled to Egypt to cover the anniversary of the revolution and to Rome to document the conclave that elected Pope Francis. Merriman graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg in 2000 with a degree in English Writing. In 2009, the university awarded him its prestigious Alumnus of Distinction award. Merriman lives in Oakmont with his fiancĂ©, Stephanie Strasburg.

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