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 Pedestrians walk past the August Wilson Center on Liberty Avenue Downtown.
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Pedestrians walk past the August Wilson Center on Liberty Avenue Downtown.

Saving the August Wilson Center: Disclosure and planning must follow the rescue

The public should get a better explanation of the funding that will make the takeover by local foundations possible.


Breach of security: The Secret Service failed Obama and the public

No one needs to construct a “green zone” of protection around 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The Secret Service just needs to do its job.



Recurring recess: Congress takes five weeks off and now seven more

The nation is facing issues and problems that deserve its representatives’ attention.



Uber stalled: The PUC should overrule its judges’ decision

And the Legislature should pass a law tailored to the new era of ride-sharing.



Hong Kong upheaval: China must honor its commitment to more freedom

China has never grasped that political freedom is the next logical step to economic freedom



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David Shribman



David M. Shribman / Obama vs. the Islamic State

The president goes to war in Syria and Iraq, but will only go so far.


 

Brian O'Neill



Brian O'Neill: Mother and daughter reunite for race after learning what runs in families

When Karen McGuire’s daughter was born, she never got to hold her. But this morning they’ll be running around together in the Great Race.


 

Sally Kalson



Health care sabotage 101

The GOP, not a botched website, is the real obstacle.


 

Reg Henry



Reg Henry: Read this column ASAP or immediately

Acronyms, like war, have long been with us, but their slinging has been enhanced PDQ by this newfangled digital world. Is that OK?


 

Dan Simpson



Dan Simpson / Scrap the football, save the bands

While concussions continue and scandals proliferate, the bands march on.


 

Jack Kelly



Jack Kelly / Climate craziness

Climate change is as grave a threat as the Ebola virus or the terrorists of the Islamic State, Secretary of State John Kerry said in


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: The metaphysics of our newfangled parking meters

The new pay-by-license-plate kiosks are bringing in more bucks for the city. The question is whether this gain makes up for what we lost...


 

Gary Rotstein



Gary Rotstein’s Morning File: Give foreigners a true ’Burgh education

Though the size of our international population remains paltry, The Morning File is a strong supporter of assisting their assimilation.


 

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