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Pittsburgh celebrates bicentennial with sand-sculpting competition

Stephen Caruso | Contributing Editor

By Alexa Bakalarski / News Editor

July 5, 2016

Despite being far from a beach, Pittsburgh is celebrating its bicentennial covered in sand. For a week, beginning July 2, ten world-renowned sand sculptors are competing in teams of two to build sand sculptures representing Pittsburgh’s history. The Sand City Spectacular, created through a grant from environ...

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