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The evidence is overwhelming that marijuana is a safe and effective treatment for myriad ailments.
Training leads to a better equipped workforce, professionalizes the industry and reduces turnover.
As I grew older I came to find out how much there is going on in Pittsburgh at any given time of the year.
The problem is that nobody can knock a person to the ground with integrity.
We should take time to remember the fallen heroes from all wars past who gave the ultimate sacrifice so we can live free.
I have a difficult time believing that the possibility of a route between Pittsburgh and Doha is little more than a pipe dream.
Since we did not endorse any single party doesn’t that mean we represent both sides and should be allowed to vote in the primaries?
The leader of the commission stated she has given up hope of “reining in abuses” in the 2016 presidential campaign.
The referees handle the football as much as Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
My son and I were very impressed with your Downtown waterfront park area.
I bought some wines on sale for $4 in Florida that are $9 in Pennsylvania state stores.
Len Barcousky’s article “Eyewitness 1915: City Made a Celebration Out of Cleanup Campaign” was actually about Pittsburgh’s first “Redd Up.”
With all the problems and demands our schools face, they are still able to encourage and inspire the brightest students in our history.
Science and math are replete with beautiful proofs, beautiful experiments and beautiful theories.
Differentiation should be made between fast-food meat and organically raised grass-fed beef from humanely treated cattle.
Local control of public education could be in serious trouble if the property tax reform proposals being pushed in Harrisburg become law.
If we at the Pennsylvania Chamber are wrong, then the EPA must be as well.
The vast majority of baseload generation units in the PJM footprint are either nuclear or use coal as a fuel source.
I was surprised to learn of the road construction project detailed in “Bigelow Blvd. Corridor Faces Traffic Curbs for Roadwork.”
Lanie K. Francis, M.D., wrote a poignant and practical essay on Mother’s Day. She is so correct.
Ron Donoughe’s 90 Pittsburgh neighborhoods accomplished what others have been attempting to do for decades.
Lives could have been spared and many serious injuries avoided if a speed restriction system had been in place.
The Post-Gazette and Nancy Patton Mills are asking voters to elect the now unopposed candidate in this county council race.
I was impressed by the high degree of professionalism exhibited by the Pittsburgh police and SWAT during an arrest in my neighborhood.
It is well-documented that the United States’ persistent 33 percent is too high.
What Jerome Bettis and the programs with which he is affiliated aim to do is truly needed, but they don’t go far enough.
This rich and fortunate country is drowning in fear. Powerful industries, bureaucracies and media stoke our insecurity.
Besides helping to prevent HIV and hepatitis C outbreaks, needle exchange programs are a bridge to treatment.
I read Amanda Bennett’s April 26 column (“Why Do We Let Slide Bias Against Women?”). The sun was shining and so was I after reading her
Amanda Bennett’s criticism of an Orthodox Jew for refusing to shake her hand shows a lack of respect for serious religious beliefs.
Historically, art has preceded everything in the development of human intelligence.
Barbara’s victory would start the process of selecting a successor who will continue her tradition of independence.
The best way to honor Ms. Danko would be to elect someone who is also fiercely independent and thoroughly knowledgeable about the issues.
I have no confidence in County Executive Rich Fitzgerald’s integrity because of the tactics used to gain the support of the gay community.
As treasurer of the Committee to Elect Kirk Burkley, I wanted to comment on how shocked I have been during the endorsement process.
How is it that in a society of laws, police are permitted, to engage in brutal, aberrant and lawless behavior toward so many citizens?
Competition is an American tradition and a cornerstone of capitalism.
William Caye has, is and will continue to be someone who serves while protecting lives and saving futures.
Pittsburgh’s urban forest improves air quality by absorbing and reducing air pollutants.
Six U.S. House members announced they are introducing legislation to overturn Citizens United v. FEC.
The Allegheny Group of the Sierra Club expresses its sincere sorrow at the passing of County Councilwoman Barbara Daly Danko on May 6.
She is a longtime supporter of reproductive rights and an involved and active Planned Parenthood supporter for nearly three decades.
You cannot have a sense of honor without having a sense of shame.
Some say, what if a low grade (due to unsafe food temperatures, cross-contamination, etc.) forces some out of business? That would be great!
The first step to Judge Restrepo’s confirmation is a background investigation, which the Senate Judiciary Committee has not yet completed.
McCandless races run unopposed almost 100 percent of the time because the committee discourages competition -- but this year is different.
Don’t let those doors of government slam in the faces of hard-working taxpayers, who have the right to know.
The article “Europe Marks 70 Years Since Nazi Defeat, End of Epochal War” made me pause to determine what I found odd about that heading.
Tom Brady’s return after a four-game suspension would be a Sunday night game against the Colts. A bonanza for the NFL!
May 19 is primary election day.