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Memorial Day, in poetry
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
You still can find the Harvard Classics in homes across the country. In 51 handsome matching volumes, they set forth what in 1909 constituted the summit of erudition, “a liberal education,” according to Harvard University President Charles William Eliot, who oversaw the project, “to anyone who would read them with devotion, even if he could spare but 15 minutes …

Published 12 hours ago
Prevailing wage law a necessity
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Published 12 hours ago
Honor the fallen

Various American communities boast of being the birthplace of Memorial Day. Debates over the origin of today’s national event stem from the fact that placing flowers, flags, and memorials at the graves of fallen military service members is a practice as old as time. …

Published 12 hours ago
Escape clause

The Justice Department announced last week that four big banks agreed to plead guilty to illegal manipulation of the $5-trillion-a-day foreign currency trading market. The fines against the banks total only $5.6 billion — a laughable amount, considering what their misconduct cost consumers and what the banks make in profits each year. …

Published 12 hours ago
Don't frack public land
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Ohio House members took up a bill this year that would have opened public parks to oil and gas drilling, effectively circumventing Gov. John Kasich’s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing on public land. Lawmakers amended the bill to exclude state parks and nature preserves from drilling, but did not exempt other public lands — state forests, Metropark systems, and other local …

Published 12 hours ago
Vicious political cycle circles back in Egypt
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
In a predictable move, a court in Egypt this month sentenced Mohammed Morsi, the country’s deposed president, to death. The court also gave death sentences to more than 100 of Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood supporters. It was a black day for Egypt and its people. …

5/24/2015 12:00 AM
Objection raised to handling of corrections
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Every newspaper, no matter how hard it tries, sometimes makes mistakes. When The Blade does, it tries hard to correct the error, both by fixing the story in its electronic library and by running an item in the printed paper on the second page of the first section. …

5/24/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Take time to listen
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

5/24/2015 12:00 AM
More college is better bet for Ohio
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR

5/24/2015 12:00 AM
Especially now, fly the flag always
Letters to the Editor
Patriotism doesn’t seem to be evident in neighborhoods. I seldom see an American flag posted in front of houses. I display the flag, along with a prisoner of war/​missing in action flag, every day. …




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