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 Pittsburgh City Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle has proposed the housing development legislation.
Larry Roberts/Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh City Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle has proposed the housing development legislation.

Vague and costly: Lavelle’s housing terms could hurt development

The Pittsburgh Planning Commission made the wrong decision when members voted in favor of a new requirement for housing developments.


Russia’s burden: Putin appears ready to endure more hardship

Vladimir Putin acknowledged that Russia has not done enough to diversify its economy.



Colbert’s conclusion: The faux TV commentator flies off with truthiness

The conceit of “The Colbert Report” was that the host was an amiable dunce who disliked fact because of its “well-known liberal bias.”



Immigration fight: Judge Schwab seemed too eager to join the fray

He became the first jurist to pass judgment on the controversial side-stepping of Congress.



Flu defense: There’s still time to get protection for winter

Short of barricading yourself indoors until spring, getting a flu shot is your best line of defense against the virus.


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David Shribman



David Shribman: Enter Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush’s plunge into presidential waters ends some uncertainties about the 2016 campaign and creates others.


 

Jack Kelly



Jack Kelly: What torture? Democrats fret about the comfort of terrorists

Foremost of the “tortures” they decried in a 500-page report was the waterboarding of three senior al-Qaida leaders.


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: Hunting for goodwill, across the great divide

With the nation’s reserves of peace and goodwill running low, we might stop to wonder what exactly we’re getting wrong.


 

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