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As we celebrate Labor Day 2014, the old-fashioned idea of “making” is becoming new again.
Imagine how nerve-wracking it would be to wait a year or more for the promise of a permanent supply of clean water.
More than a parade, more than a picnic, if there’s one thing many American workers want today it’s a raise.
Have we truly learned from this slaughter in the natural world unparalleled in the nation’s history?
The governor’s misguided agenda has sought to tear down social and economic protections for workers.
Top union leaders in Western Pa. have trumped some union members’ Labor Day parade invitation to a sitting governor.
What could be more moronic than allowing a 9-year-old child to handle an Uzi submachine gun?
As for this 9-year-old girl, how might this affair affect her?
May I echo Rich Campbell’s feelings (“Soulless Radio,” Aug. 23 letters) regarding the demise of WJAS?
I get a lot of odd requests. This was the first of its kind.
After all the injuries, slumps and losing streaks, the Pirates have stepped up. With the playoff race intensifying, expect more of the same.
Many are delusional about the state of race relations.
Congress should end the de facto U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ban on helping homeless children.
We want to expand the middle class and rebuild main street communities.
Perhaps only a few times before have world leaders returned to their posts to so dangerous a mix of global conditions.
No one will know the impact of Gov. Corbett's health plan until it takes effect.
Movie productions create good-paying jobs and stimulate every segment of the Pennsylvania economy.
The foundations and a developer should come to terms on the August Wilson Center.
Here’s a headline that civic boosters don’t want to see in the Post-Gazette: “Pittsburgh Drivers at Bottom of Pile of Accidents.”
Governments at all levels face immense pressure to improve public services and infrastructure while saving public taxpayer money.
This economist hopes that economic inequality will give way to a strong middle class — with the health care sector leading the way.
Where we live has a lot to do with who we are, this neuroscientist and author explains.
Lou Gehrig’s disease may not be what you thought but the challenge is worthy, this neurologist writes.
“We fell in love at Channel 16,” recalled Ricki Wertz. “Several of the WENS staff members got married, including Tom and I.”
A historic California court case will shape schools across the nation, says this education writer.
The 50-year-old program gives society’s most disconnected young people a chance, says the U.S. labor secretary.
Natural gas, which is methane, is a highly potent greenhouse gas.
Each of these methods of energy exploration has been needed over generations for families’ livelihoods.
In the column he tries to make the case that the recent indictment of Gov. Perry is a result of a partisan witch hunt.
Who is going to help us rethink untenable positions and make changes in the kind of humane society we wish to live in?
Women can be marginalized even in the very forums that rely on them to share their experiences.
This page regularly runs “Random Acts of Kindness.” Might we get just as many letters if we went with “Random Acts of Rudeness”?
In his new book he says something few politicians say: Mr. Ryan says he was wrong.
It’s hard to sympathize with anyone in the “knee defender” episode.
It’s high time the league pay musicians at the Super Bowl.
President Obama should be praised for careful strategizing on Ukraine and Syria.
Careless parents and weak laws put the public at risk when letting a child fire an Uzi.
I’m savoring this moment, when all is right with the world because my daughters are home -- until life’s next adventures.
They should pass righteous laws and never ever favor anyone, either rich or poor.
Wilkinsburg, Pa. Which of us can say what exactly it was that / made it such a stunning image? But both of us / caught it ...
If you try to follow the flip-flopping and hypocrisy coming from Tom Wolf on the transportation bill, your head is likely to spin.
A recent study putting Pittsburgh among the cities averaging the most accidents may have been skewed by suburban motorists.
It is curious that you refer to the demilitarization of “the Gazans” in your editorial “Timely Truce” (Aug. 28).
The struggle against anti-Semitism is undermined when the charge is thrown around as a cheap political epithet.
WJAS erred in switching formats and dropping Jack Bogut and Bill Cardille.
The French president is also failing Europe as a whole.
Everyone knows why inversions are happening. America’s 35 percent corporate tax rate is absurdly uncompetitive.
Golf may be less a diversion than an obsession.
The Legislature has no excuse for still thinking some Pennsylvanians don’t deserve the same protections as others.
If local companies and institutions are valued outside the region, that respect accrues to Pittsburgh.