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Why can’t police be judge, jury and executioner, just like individuals who have been given those rights under “stand your ground” laws?
UPMC is only concerned about how many Ben Franklins it can get.
It is not only in cancer care that these “facility charges” are being placed on bills for treatment in a doctor’s office.
Let us hope that someday all holidays may be celebrated not just for picnics and a day off but for the true meaning.
Just a quick note to tell you what a good time we had during our recent visit to Pittsburgh.
What are the terms and conditions demanded by those who lend billions and trillions to our profligate president and squandering Congress?
For decades a small but elite group of anti-God propagandists have “spun” an alternate reality.
Just exactly how does another person’s sexual preference specifically threaten your everyday life?”
But as Benjamin Franklin famously observed: “The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.”
I believe that an employer that can pay its top executives millions has the ability to start making our needs a priority.
These establishments deserve monthly inspections.
Good talent will be lost due to these new processes.
Let's hope the pope recognizes that blind obedience to outmoded canon law will do nothing to stem the tide of Catholics leaving the church.
Bishop Zubik sounds understanding and caring for the diverse members of his flock, but I'm disappointed he commended the group Courage.
What kind of person is willing to allow hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians to go without affordable health care because of politics?
We must keep important wildlife decisions out of the hands of politicians.
A report on Pa. prisons should lead to recommendations that will reduce the influx of the seriously mentally ill into solitary confinement.
It is time to pay attention to our economy, education, health care and infrastructure.
As an administrator or principal, I have had thousands of hard-working black parents meet with me and my teachers and cry out for help.
The part of the equation consistently missing for the kids having the most trouble is involvement by the home.
What is happening in Ukraine is somewhat reminiscent of 1938 when Hitler demanded the Sudetenland where a large ethnic German population
Vladimir Putin appears to believe that Russia isn't bound to commonly accepted conventions.
Count on the winning politician to be deeply indebted to the interests who funded him or her.
The truly greedy are employers who get the benefit of poverty-level labor but rely on taxpayers to supplement their workers’ income.
More guns equals more killings, no way around it.
Many older and disabled people do not have access to the internet.
Moving Light Up Night to Saturday would save money and create more fun for all.
Efforts to ban same sex marriage is nothing more than a stealth approach to unjustifiable discrimination.
Don’t do it. Find another form of punishment. Mr. Harper's safety is at risk.
But as one looks further into this boast, there seems to be more smoke and mirrors. Political accountants can be such rascals.
We need a truly strong replacement for the horrible Mr. Corbett. How about it, guys?
It's patently false that when wealthy people are allowed to keep more of their own money they will generate more jobs.
To say that Obamacare is the push that will plunge the economy, well, really Jack Kelly, get a grip.
The sense of caring and charity demonstrated by these Penn State students at THON truly embodies the very best of the human spirit.
It is tellingly inconsistent to vilify corporate leaders for earning large amounts, while our egocentric celebrities somehow escape rebuff.
Good practices and good relationships must begin early in the education process.
UPMC's excess medical charges are no surprise.
A single-payer health care system is the only solution for Pennsylvania and the United States.
'Zionism Unsettled' is the right study guide for Presbyterians.
Regarding 'Zionism Unsettled,' Jews are entitled to a country of their own.
Pittsburgh's achievement gap must be closed for all students, in public and private schools.
Pennsylvania should allow private liquor sales and turn state stores into marijuana dispensaries.
Pennsylvania should follow Maryland on curbing excess hospital charges.
Columnist Charles Krauthammer comes up short on science regarding climate change.
Christianity and 'stand your ground' gun laws are at odds with each other.
George Washington deserves to have his holiday back.
Again, former Auditor General Jack Wagner comes too late to a race, this one for governor.
Our students from K-12 will sit for a sum total of 281 standardized tests.
Former chief Nate Harper should be punished, but everyone knows what jeopardy an ex-police officer faces when he has to serve time in jail.
Politicians always use tragic situations to bolster their position and images.