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Reverse course: Yellow Cab seeks to join the ride-share business

The company is seeking PUC approval for what is referred to as “call and demand” taxi service.


African adventure: The Pentagon pursues a costly, risky expansion

The Defense Department’s Africa Command, created in 2008, continues to expand U.S. military activities in Africa.



Worthy honor: Reporting on NSA surveillance draws a Pulitzer

No reporting was more deserving than the revelations about the National Security Agency’s widespread secret surveillance program at home



Elusive compliance: Allegheny County must stay on top of Shenango

The Allegheny County Health Department and Shenango Inc., reached a consent agreement to force the chronic polluter to curb its emissions.



Back to the future: The Heinz Endowments recruits an old friend

Pittsburgh has one great advantage that many cities lack — a strong stable of philanthropic organizations.


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Public funds to cover over highway eyesore between Downtown and Hill would be money well spent.


 

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Reg Henry



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Right-wing ideologues have a hard time loosening up to the likes of Stephen Colbert, and the joke's on them.


 

Dan Simpson



Dan Simpson: The latest on U.S. foreign policy

State Department types hold out hope on some fronts as danger mounts elsewhere.


 

Jack Kelly



Jack Kelly: What price lying?

Public officials should be held to account just like private citizens.


 

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Ruth Ann Dailey: Sebelius speech missing more than a page

Scapegoating how Ms. Sebelius delivered her speech evades analyzing what she had to say.


 

Gary Rotstein



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