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Airbag threat: The key safety device must be replaced ASAP

It’s been six years since a Virginia woman bled to death in front of her children after the airbag in her Honda Accord exploded.


For students’ sake: The DA’s probe in Plum must be expeditious

Allegations of teachers having improper sexual relations with students, if true, are egregious violations of law and ethics.



Meaty battle: Canada, Mexico want to rob consumers of info

Increasingly consumers look to labels for assurance of quality, and they trust products made, grown and raised in the United States.



 Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner, left, and Executive Rich Fitzgerald.

Primary lessons: Fitzgerald and Wagner should work it out

The primary election’s over. Have a drink.



Yemen’s plight: U.S. arms do the damage in a poor country

A conference held by Saudi Arabia in Riyadh underscores the damage being inflicted on Yemen by Saudi bombing conducted with U.S. arms.



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David Shribman



David M. Shribman: A political system in transition

Last week’s trade debate underlines significant shifts in national politics.


 

Reg Henry



Reg Henry: Cranks see new item to drone on about

As founding president and sole member of the American Society of Curmudgeons, it falls to me to look askance at various societal changes.


 

Dan Simpson



Dan Simpson: Good people doing good things

The Heinz awards make you feel better about the world.


 

Jack Kelly



Jack Kelly: College whiners

Pampered academics are the “privileged” ones.


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: David Letterman, the inner voice of an era

From the first time he crossed my path — as a weatherman predicting hail “the size of canned hams” — Letterman has been part of my life.


 

Gary Rotstein



Gary Rotstein's Morning File: Women have it tough, especially in Pennsylvania

It was upon reading the Business section of Wednesday’s Post-Gazette that I experienced true pangs of guilt about being a man.


 

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