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Journalist James Foley was brutally executed and showcased by the so-called Islamic State only because of his nationality.
I was dismayed by the logic used to defend the PAT’s plans for Bus Rapid Transit over a light-rail connection between Downtown and Oakland.
It has been wonderful seeing the letters speaking out on the demise of the wonderful format at WJAS.
Bob Nutting, sell the Pirates.
Let’s take this show on the road so that I can be their manager.
If Officer Darren Wilson faces charges his fate should be decided by a jury and not by mob rule or a Rob Rogers cartoon.
I was appalled by Rob Rogers’ Aug. 19 cartoon labeled “Miranda rights for blacks in America,” which depicts police officers as racist thugs.
The unintended consequences of the lawlessness in Missouri will be a boon to the gun industry.
High-powered weaponry that belongs on a field of battle is just what everybody needs to have next to their bed in case the bad guy comes.
Fanatics are brave fighters when it comes to murdering unarmed women and children but now become cowards when faced with military might.
If I had a magic lantern, I will rub it and ask the genie for these three wishes.
With the recent death of former Mayor Sophie Masloff, her name should also be immortalized.
With the recent suicide of Robin Williams, we need to recognize the signs and causes of both addiction and depression.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees have good reasons to be against this illogical move.
All hail to the late Mayor Masloff, whose street sign initiative made Pittsburgh a more livable, more address-locatable city.
The president should tell us that we will hunt down and bring to justice the murderers responsible for James Foley’s death.
I agree 100 percent-plus with the letter of Nita Ryan (“Missing the Music,” Aug 16). Please do bring back Jack Bogut and Bill Cardille.
These so-called “entertainers” who are part of WJAS’ new format fuel the hatred in our current political climate.
Officials like to brag about the county’s increased efficiency, but it seems there are still dinosaurs lurking in county offices.
There’s an election coming up this November, and the Republicans are running on their boilerplate platform of small government.
When I think about the Michael Brown case, I think about the fact that African-American women as mothers have to fear for their sons’ lives.
As an American Jew and a Zionist, I am sickened by some tasteless responses.
I am so annoyed with WJAS that I will never, ever dial into it again on any of my radios.
In a time when most stations just play rap and country or talk about sports, WJAS was unique.
If a particular radio format, be it talk or music, cannot interest people who are willing to advertise, the station must adapt.
Dining, history, architecture, shopping, art, theater, jazz, poetry, opera, fitness. Why not plan a few forays into Carnegie?
He may have been outspoken and eccentric, but at least he was honest -- a trait found few and far between among politicians.
Pittsburgh should be ashamed of its lack of recruitment and retention of a more diverse police force.
The Transparent Airfares Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives with broad, bipartisan support.
Regarding Rob Rogers’ cartoon, it is no secret that Gaza is, in effect, the world’s largest “open-air prison.
Rob Rogers’ editorial cartoon captioned “Why do they hate us so much?” has generated an unusual large volume of responses in these pages.
The root of the problem in Philadelphia is the same as the main cause of school property tax hikes in Allegheny County.
A new generation of ride-sharing companies have begun operating in Pittsburgh.
How can Dan Simpson suggest that Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon add to the almost 5 million Palestinian refugees they have hosted since 1948?
The Muslim world and European allies become irate when Israel reacts militarily but stand by quietly as ISIS beheads Muslims and Christians.
One does not have to believe Israel hasn’t a right to exist or to defend itself from those who would wish its annihilation to ask questions.
One would think our elected leaders would take time off from living high on the proverbial hog to honor a general who was needlessly killed.
Grant Oliphant’s case for saving the August Wilson Center intact could not have been more eloquently or persuasively put.
Thank you to the Post-Gazette for starting a discussion of depression; now please continue the discussion regarding suicide.
It is causing too much harm with air and water contamination, sicknesses among humans and animals and destruction of communities.
The problem that I see as a pedestrian crossing Carson Street on the South Side is that drivers are speeding and running red lights.
We need to work harder to maintain Pittsburgh as a top-ranked city for “walkability.”
Thank you for shedding light on the rash of crashes involving pedestrians in Pittsburgh with your well-designed, interactive article last
Persons with depression and addiction face their illness and the added burden of shame.
The role of health plan programs is often overlooked as a source of help.
People never forgot Chappaquiddick or Ted Kennedy’s shameful conduct.
The iconic images are awesome, physical presentations of the very bedrock of what most citizens imagine as the best of our heritage.
There seems to be inordinate discrimination against American Muslims.
Long-awaited Eid was bittersweet because of attacks in Pakistan.
Airport officials said some people complained about solicitations. People also complain about delays, but that is part of doing business.