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Donald Trump asks crowd in Pittsburgh, "How's Joe Paterno?"

Donald Trump asks crowd in Pittsburgh, "How's Joe Paterno?"

Before a crowd of thousands, Republican front-runner Donald Trump made a campaign promise not often heard in these parts anymore: a pledge to bring back Pittsburgh's steel industry.

"Steel, we're bringing back," he told an enthusiastic audience gathered at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on Wednesday evening (many waiting were turned away by the Secret Service, which cut off the crowd at 4,500). "Coal — clean coal, clean coal. We're bringing it back."

Trump returned to that promise repeatedly, noting last week's announcement by U.S. Steel that it would lay off up to one-quarter of its nonunion workforce. The company has cited imports from...

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