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Miss U-Fab

Miss U-Fab at the Take Early Action and Live's debut TealTini Party at Bakery Square on Thursday evening, April 28, 2011.

Olivia Tant

Olivia Tant, 18, of Mt. Lebanon poses for a portrait with an Super 8 camera she was given at age 8. Tant, a senior at Mt. Lebanon High School, had her film accepted to the Westport Youth Film Festival in Fairfield, Conn., on May 14th. Her film is a short drama titled "A Rift in Time."

Taxi Wreck

An Allegheny County Sheriff Deputy looks over the wreckage of a taxi that ran into a vacant building next to Mentor Way and Penn Avenue, Downtown on Monday afternoon. Crews said the cab driver was hurt and a pedestrian was critically injured. Three other pedestrians were also injured in the crash.

Tyler Bryant

Tyler Bryant performs on stage at the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland (Pittsburgh, PA) on April 23, 2011. Be sure to check out more info on Tyler at http://www.tylerbryantmusic.com/.

Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck performs on stage at the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland (Pittsburgh, PA) on April 23, 2011.

In Memoriam

Chris Hondros 1970 - 2011
My mentor, my colleague, my friend, my brother....you will be greatly missed.

Pete Bush & the Hoi Polloi

Members of Pete Bush & the Hoi Polloi. Their new album Idaho will be released soon! You can check out the band at their CD release party on May 7th at Thunderbird Cafe in Lawrenceville. For more info on the band go to http://www.petebushband.com/.

Afternoon Run

A young girl runs past a mural along Lysle Boulevard in McKeesport on Monday afternoon, April 18, 2011.

Made in the U.S.A

Crews hang an American Flag on the side of the U.S. Steel McKeesport Tubular Operations plant on Monday afternoon, April 18, 2011.

Police Chase

The driver of a vehicle involved in a police chase sits handcuffed as police investigate the scene at Steuben and Wabash Streets in the West End on Monday afternoon, April 18, 2011. The driver was taken to Allegheny General Hospital. Two other adults and a child were in the car but were not treated for any injuries.


Some of Pittsburgh's brownfields.

Rainy Day

A man walks past an American Flag painted on the side of a building in Sharpsburg as rains fall on Tuesday afternoon April 12, 2011.

Dreary Day

A person walks across the 7th Street Bridge, Downtown on a dreary Tuesday afternoon as intermittent rain fell across the region.

Japan Fundraiser

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart students Sierra Welsh, 16, (right) and Cassidy Toole, 17, (left) package some of the nearly 4,000 origami cranes they collected as part of a fundraiser for Japan.

Marcellus Meeting

Jim Cannon, manager of government relations for Range Resources, addresses a packed room at the Hickory Fire Hall in Hickory, Mt. Pleasant Township, during a meeting with township residents to discuss contentiousness regarding drilling ordinances in the community.

Shanksville 4.07.11

A look at Shanksville as construction on the permanent memorial in underway. This photo is a composite of 6 individual photographs.

Fallen Officers

Pittsburgh Police Sgt. Charles Henderson, of Zone 5, is reflected in a badge that sits at a memorial in front of St. Joseph's Church in Bloomfield in memory of Pittsburgh police officers Paul Sciullo, Stephen Mayhle and Eric Kelly who were gunned down in the line of duty two years ago on April 4, 2009.

Dog Days

Top: Linda Caldwell of Lower Burrell gets a kiss from her standard poodle, Susan, at the Western Pennsylvania Kennel Club dog show at the Monroeville Convention Center on Sunday afternoon, April 3, 2011. Bottom: A maltese stands with its handler as the judge takes another look at her.

Libya Hearing

Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg

Sen. John Kerry, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Sen. Richard Lugar.

Sen. John Kerry, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, addresses Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg as during a hearing on Libya in Washington on Thursday, March 31, 2011.

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Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Justin Merriman, an award-winning photojournalist 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, the 2013 conclave and election of Pope Francis in Rome, the second anniversary of Egypt's revolution and subsequent unrest, and most recently, Russia's invasion of Crimea and the international crisis that unfolded in Ukraine. Merriman lives in Oakmont with his fiancĂ©, Stephanie Strasburg.

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