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 Justice Seamus McCaffery
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Justice Seamus McCaffery

Justice sidelined: Pa. would be better off if McCaffery resigned

Justice Seamus McCaffery has been suspended for some of the strangest, most unprofessional conduct alleged against Pa.’s highest court.


Security turnover: Turkey fails to make the cut at the United Nations

Security Council reform is a political minefield that no one wants to walk through during U.N. sessions.



 A towboat, and its load of coal, makes its way past the Hot Metal Bridge in September.

Ugly poll: Outsiders trash talk on Pittsburgh’s accent

According to a poll at Gawker.com, “Pittsburgh officially has the ugliest accent in America.”



 President Barack Obama nominated Ronald Klain as his Ebola czar.

Political fever: Obama’s Ebola czar lacks medical authority

With midterm elections so close, it was inevitable that Ebola would become another depressing political point of division.



39th House District: Rick Saccone’s knowledge makes him the better choice

Those who disagree with the St. Vincent College professor won’t find an equally capable opponent in Democrat Lisa Stout-Bashioum.


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David Shribman



David Shribman: A small-town hero goes home

Dick Jauron is remembered for getting an “A” from the toughest son-of-a-buck who ever taught 11th-grade American history in this town.


 

Tony Norman



Tony Norman: Media and pols use Ebola for ill purposes

If our mass media have any shred of integrity left, there will be unprecedented bouts of soul-searching once this fever has broken.


 

Sally Kalson



Health care sabotage 101

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


 

Dan Simpson



Dan Simpson: Stay out of Middle East wars

Let’s not fight for generals, politicians, oil companies and arms makers.


 

Jack Kelly



Jack Kelly: Ebola-ready we’re not

Only four hospitals in the country are fully equipped to deal with Ebola victims.


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: Ebola and the price of being unprepared

Remember “Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job”? It’s the same old, same old with Ebola.


 

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