For immediate release: 2006 October 3

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Citizens Oppose Abandonment of Historic Allegheny Regional Branch

Of The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, Oct. 3 – Citizens opposed to abandoning the historic Allegheny Regional Branch of The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, and moving the library branch to a new structure three blocks away, spoke Tuesday afternoon at the regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD). RAD provides funding, from half of a one percent sales tax in Allegheny County, for county public libraries including the vast majority of funding for The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.


The texts of two of these public statements can be read at the following Internet address:


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