Pittsburgh Gazette Becomes the First Newspaper Published West of the Alleghenies

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The Pittsburgh Gazette becomes the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies to be published. The paper's name will later changed to The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Originally a four-page weekly publication, one of its first major articles will be coverage of the newly adopted Constitution of the United States.

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