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Forum: Police Blotter 05 March 2018, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Lainie
They would not, because a non-Pittsburgh local...

They would not, because a non-Pittsburgh local audience would be less likely to assume that CMU meant Carnegie Mellon. The less local the institution being named, the more descriptively it should be...
Forum: Police Blotter 05 March 2018, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Conversely, if it had been Carnegie Mellon, it's...

Conversely, if it had been Carnegie Mellon, it's likely a local paper outside the Pittsburgh area would not describe it as CMU in a headline.

Practically speaking, it's rarely a problem.
Forum: Police Blotter 05 March 2018, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Lainie
The same situation exists with multiple other...

The same situation exists with multiple other schools. Ohio State v. Oklahoma State is the first one that comes to my mind, but I can think of others. There are only 26 letters in the alphabet, and...
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