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EDITORIALS


Misfire: The gun lobby miscalculates on a sneaky bill

The U.S. Supreme Court has not been the only judicial body issuing big opinions


Murderous attacks: Militants spread terror on three continents

France, Kuwait and Tunisia have tightened security.



Fiscal failures: Baldwin-Whitehall has many lessons to learn

Baldwin-Whitehall didn’t make changes until recently.



Health plan: Pa. must turn up the heat on UPMC, Highmark

Let’s hope Gov. Wolf and state Attorney General Kane can bring this nonsense to an end.



Drugged state: Pennsylvania could do more to curb overdoses

The number of overdose deaths suggests the need for a database to aid doctors in limiting patients’ access to drugs.



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David Shribman



David M. Shribman: Democrats swoon for Sanders

The former socialist from Vermont can’t win, but he will push Hillary Clinton to the left.


 

Tony Norman



Tony Norman: Marital traditions include sorry history

When critics of gay rights talk about marital tradition, they forget to consider the whole picture.


 

Reg Henry



Reg Henry: U.S. pols just keep getting curiouser

Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland has nothing on modern America’s curious state.


 

Dan Simpson



Dan Simpson: Postcard from Europe

Everyone’s talking about Greeks, migrants and Russians.


 

Jennifer Graham



Jennifer Graham: The South needs a new symbol

Long ago, I thought the Confederate flag could stand only for Southernness.


 

Jack Kelly



Jack Kelly: Take down that flag

And follow the example of love and forgiveness.


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: Downtown cineplex doesn’t add up

The proposal for a movie theater in the already-crowded Cultural District seems unlikely to answer some key questions.


 

Gary Rotstein



Gary Rotstein’s Morning File: Pittsburgh missing the boat on immigrants, for now

If you look up the definition of “irony,” you just might find a description of Mayor Bill Peduto’s “Welcoming Pittsburgh” immigration push.