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Our Opinion | February 23, 2017
Violet Oakley would oppose removal of Commandments
Pennsylvania artist Violet Oakley was ahead of her time, mainly because she refused to forget her heritage or her faith. It's not likely the New Kensington-Arnold school board gave Oakley a thought when they agreed last week to remove a Ten Commandments monument from outside Valley High School and pay $164,000 in legal fees to settle a federal lawsuit.

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Our Opinion | February 22, 2017
County’s opioid forum is a must-see event for all
If you’re at a loss for what to do with your Thursday night this week, let us help you out. Take a trip to Slippery Rock and participate in a public forum on Pennsylvania’s opioid crisis.

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Our Opinion | February 21, 2017
Don’t argue addicts’ liberty while they’re still addicted
Here’s two bits of practical advice as Pennsylvania struggles on with its epidemic of opioid addiction.

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Our Opinion | February 20, 2017
Don’t complicate Pa. budget with minimum wage deal
Why do we let our politicians exert so much added pressure on the state budget process? The Assembly and governor can’t seem to consider a straightforward spending plan without attaching issues that complicate the plan and stir up mud against any accidental clarity.

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Our Opinion | February 18, 2017
Cheers & Jeers ...
Cheer

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Our Opinion | February 17, 2017
Getting wary of fake news? Try setting a canary trap
OK, here’s our bold prediction for the next vernacular trendsetter.

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