Unrealized promise: Pittsburgh’s scholarship program has a way to go

The Pittsburgh Promise scholarship program has done a lot of good

19th House District: Rep. Jake Wheatley’s experience is hard to top

Democratic state Rep. Jake Wheatley is being challenged by school board member Mark Brentley Sr., running as an independent.

South African visitor: Pittsburghers get a post-apartheid update

Pittsburgh benefited from the visit of  Ebrahim Rasool, who is completing four years of assignment to the U.S. after a career at home.

 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.


Editorial board endorsements

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Who will you vote for? Read a series of candidate endorsements by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board for contested races in the Nov. 4 election.


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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