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6/2/2015 12:00 AM
Low poll numbers not necessarily bad
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
How do you solve a problem like George Pataki, or like Rick Santorum, or like Lindsey Graham? Or — more challenging still — how do you solve the problem that George Pataki, Rick Santorum, and Lindsey Graham have? …

6/1/2015 12:00 AM
The mysteries of English
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Translator and guide Dalibor Kesic had been escorting American Ben Marsh around Bosnia-Herzegovina for weeks, and had become frustrated by his visitor’s use of unfamiliar and often baffling expressions. Finally — allow me to borrow here from that great American philosopher and conveyor of the enigmatic, Yogi Berra — Mr. Kesic came to a fork in the road. He …

6/1/2015 12:00 AM
Voter apathy

Turnout last month for a special election to fill the Toledo City Council seat previously held by Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson was abysmally low: Of more than 32,000 registered voters in District 4, only 4.4 percent — or 1,435 — actually exercised their franchise. …

6/1/2015 12:00 AM
A healthier world
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Global anti-poverty and public health advocates are pressing Congress to approve an urgently needed bill that would save millions of lives by ensuring that U.S. dollars allocated to child and maternal health around the world are effectively spent. Despite considerable progress, goals in reducing child mortality, established by the United States and its United Nations partners, aren’t being …

6/1/2015 12:00 AM
Focus on suspect in fatal fire
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6/4/2015 12:00 PM
Gay marriage just the fuse in Ireland
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
The Plain People of Ireland took a remarkable step as they jigged into the polling booths the other day. They decided gay marriage is just dandy. Moreover, they became the first nation to do so by referendum. …




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