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 President Barack Obama, right, and Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday at CCAC West Hills Center.
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President Barack Obama, right, and Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday at CCAC West Hills Center.

Costly compliment: A campus closes to give Obama a political prop

It’s nice the president has noticed Pittsburgh’s revival. It’s welcome that CCAC’s efforts are recognized. It’s all good except what isn’t.


Latin test: America’s southern neighbors deserve attention

Either the U.S. takes the region’s 26 countries for granted or it prefers to obsess about the Middle East, China or now Russia and Ukraine.



Deer Lakes drilling: Credit county officials for giving people a say

Not everyone believes Allegheny County should let Range Resources drill for natural gas under Deer Lakes Park in Frazer and West Deer.



DEP access: The state should not be barred from drill sites

For two days after a gas well exploded in Greene County, Chevron refused to allow DEP emergency response investigators onto the site.



Syria’s challenge: After the war, can the country be put together?

There appears to be little movement toward democracy or the departure of President Bashar Assad.


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David Shribman



David M. Shribman: Will Jeb Bush run?

That's the big 2016 question for Republicans, just as Democrats wait to hear from Clinton.


 

Brian O'Neill



Brian O'Neill: Building park over I-579 could cap rebirth of Hill

Public funds to cover over highway eyesore between Downtown and Hill would be money well spent.


 

Tony Norman



Tony Norman: Breakups over the phone sound so difficult

Switching mobile phone carriers turns out to be more troublesome than any man should expect.


 

Sally Kalson



Health care sabotage 101

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


 

Reg Henry



Reg Henry: Limbaugh lacks a sense of humor or sense

Right-wing ideologues have a hard time loosening up to the likes of Stephen Colbert, and the joke's on them.


 

Dan Simpson



Dan Simpson: The latest on U.S. foreign policy

State Department types hold out hope on some fronts as danger mounts elsewhere.


 

Jack Kelly



Jack Kelly: What price lying?

Public officials should be held to account just like private citizens.


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: Sebelius speech missing more than a page

Scapegoating how Ms. Sebelius delivered her speech evades analyzing what she had to say.


 

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