Heinous act: The Islamic State will suffer for the murder of a U.S. journalist

The killing of  James Foley by the Islamic State was brutal and counterproductive.

Negativity wins: Pittsburgh police failed to cooperate on an anti-gang plan

Pittsburgh police officials missed an opportunity by being hostile to the Pittsburgh Initiative to Reduce Crime.

False promises: More homeless aid eligibility requires more funds

Under the proposed Homeless Children and Youth Act an estimated 900,000 young adults and families would become eligible for assistance.

Sorry chapter: Library thieves deserve to be booked

Libraries are reporting that thousands of dollars worth of books are walking out the doors.

Last step: The county and city complete their 911 merger

Allegheny County and the city of Pittsburgh are finally completing a long-awaited merger of their 911 emergency call centers.



David Shribman

David M. Shribman: Where is the GOP heir apparent?

It’s an odd election cycle when the Democrats have one and the Republicans don’t.


Sally Kalson

Health care sabotage 101

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


Ruth Ann Dailey

Ruth Ann Dailey: The phone rings, and Peter's destiny's on the line

Let me share with you the Tale of the Wrong Number. Perhaps you can rescue a star-crossed couple.


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