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Re: “More than 31 percent of people living with HIV/AIDS are not getting adequate treatment

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Posted by Xian Saon on 12/15/2014 at 8:16 PM

Re: “Independent animal kennel under fire for euthanasia techniques

First of all hankbat 1, your comment is so pathetic. Guessing no animal never could stand to be around you ... Second of all , this "dog cop" needs to somehow make himself feel superior to animals, because in the human race, he is nothing and he knows it. He has to pick on helpless animals to make him feel better about himself.

Posted by LL on 12/13/2014 at 4:02 PM

Re: “Plan B: New center will provide resources, support for bisexual community

Such a shame that Paula Brewer is a Transphobe. Sure, she'll focus on the "b" in the LGBT, but pretend or harras the T!!!

Posted by Jnohara on 12/12/2014 at 10:25 PM

Re: “Local concert promoter catches heat for comments about anti-violence protests

I'm still waiting to see what Mr. Drusky is going to DO to show that he is committed to the things he stated in his apology. Actions speak louder than words, and all that, right?!? Let's see something, Mr. Drusky! This is your moment... ... ... ... ... ... ...

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Posted by wolfelena on 12/12/2014 at 2:24 PM

Re: “Local concert promoter catches heat for comments about anti-violence protests

There's not an epidemic of white kids getting shot by black officers, you moron. Are you really that daft?

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Posted by Timothy Gibson on 12/12/2014 at 12:37 PM

Re: “Small Business Saturday: For locally owned stores, holiday sales are a large part of a successful year

And here is an interesting link I found today that further supports my claims: http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/free-parking-isn-t-such-a-good-deal

Posted by Kostas Pelechrinis on 12/11/2014 at 12:48 PM

Re: “Local concert promoter catches heat for comments about anti-violence protests

Gilbert Collar. White 18 year old kid. Unarmed (clearly as he was naked). On drugs. Shot by a black police officer 2 years ago in Alabama. Any reason these protesters refuse to protest in this case? Any reason national media ignored it 2 years ago and still ignores it now? The officer was not indicted. Don't fall for race baiting. Don't fall for the media.

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Posted by brett on 12/11/2014 at 12:47 PM

Re: “Local concert promoter catches heat for comments about anti-violence protests

Paul, I guarantee you that 99.9% of the protesters don't know any facts of the cases. The protests aren't about anything at all other than people disrupting others lives. How about instead of praising the criminals we teach people to not be criminals. Quit buying into the media hype. You are falling for race baiting. It's disgusting and media needs held accountable. Try looking up the Broken Windows policy in NYC. See why it started and see what the impact has been in the amount of lives saved. Educate yourself. "wackos do what they do." is the same as stating you don't care about the lives of police and firemen.

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Posted by brett on 12/11/2014 at 10:59 AM
Posted by Ralph F. on 12/10/2014 at 9:03 PM

Re: “Local concert promoter catches heat for comments about anti-violence protests

Then boycott Walmart.

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Posted by annie_bee on 12/10/2014 at 6:51 PM

Re: “Local concert promoter catches heat for comments about anti-violence protests

Brett; They werent there because that was wackos doing what wackos do. These protests have nothing to do with that. You need to live in the real world and see what these protests are about before making one comment about them.

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Posted by Paul Werkmeister on 12/10/2014 at 6:14 PM

Re: “Local concert promoter catches heat for comments about anti-violence protests

Brian Drusky has always been the most charitable person I know. He always will be. The flack he has taken over his comments is unwarranted. I'm guessing if you quizzed protesters 99.9% of them wouldn't know any facts of either case they are protesting about. Where were these protesters when a state trooper was ambushed in PA? Where were they when 2 officers were murdered while eating lunch in a pizza shop in Vegas? How about in the 90s when an officer in Cleveland pulled a kid over and was shot point blank with a shotgun? Where were they when the sicko on Pittsburgh a few years back had his mom answer the door awhile he shot the cops from upstairs? Where were they when a man set a house on fire, called firemen and then shot them?

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Posted by brett on 12/10/2014 at 5:46 PM

Re: “Silent Vote: Tea-party Congressman Keith Rothfus is seeking a second term, so how come nobody seems to care?

Realize there are a lot people who are leftist liberal, middle, moderates, libratarians, conservatives. And these people fall in all combinations of categories. I personally am a fiscal conservative (who's paying for it, nobody lets me run a deficit like the government, they'll come take my stuff) and moderate on social matters. He is not ideal, but at least he tries to keep my hard earned money in my pocket. And it is a trade off, as I do not agree with several of his social statements. Painting any person with a wide stereotype brush is ignorant. Any democrat who wants to hold his hard earned money would consider this guy. Here's why- There are few in Washington who want to hold down spending, but plenty of moderate to liberal congressmen on social issues. This trade off works. See the bigger picture. We need to keep the fiscal conservatives to keep our cash.

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Posted by Moderate on 12/10/2014 at 5:24 PM

Re: “Small Business Saturday: For locally owned stores, holiday sales are a large part of a successful year

Support for local businesses is great! However, I find it a bit ironic since providing free parking is not a policy that helps local businesses! There are so many studies that have showcased the negative externalities that underpriced parking has. Putting aside the effects on the environment (increased air-pollution from cruising for parking since underpriced goods lead to shortages and parking shortage leads to cruising and more driving), free parking will lead to low turnover for each parking spot and eventually local businesses will have less customers coming in. And during holidays, market prices for parking are needed even more because of the even further increased demand! Subsidies such as local port authority rides or more frequent bus routes, subsidized bike rentals etc. might have been more helpful. This is actually a bit contradicting to the (great) effort of the mayor to make Pittsburgh a model city for bike-oriented transportation; on the one hand bikes are supposedly the epicenter of the transportation policies but on the other hand free parking is offered to people to support them use their cars more....

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Posted by Kostas Pelechrinis on 12/01/2014 at 10:11 PM

Re: “Rewriting Tradition: Why some families are saying goodbye to Thanksgiving's outdated gender roles

Perhaps the author was fooled by Chris' boyish charm and youthful ebullience?

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Posted by TuesdayIsBaconNight on 11/28/2014 at 11:36 AM

Re: “Rewriting Tradition: Why some families are saying goodbye to Thanksgiving's outdated gender roles

That mention of Mr. Rapier being "in his 30s" is not going over well with his younger friends who are in their 40s. Way to go basic fact checking, CITY PAPER! =^)

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Posted by C. Deloco on 11/27/2014 at 11:33 AM

Re: “Small Business Saturday: For locally owned stores, holiday sales are a large part of a successful year

When you shop local stores, your money goes 100% into your local economy! Marketing, community involvement and professional services are all beneficiaries. I love local shopowners; they are committed to our community, in a way that national chains are rarely able or willing to support. If you love a locally owned store, bar, or restaurant, please visit! We are here because of you; and it is truly our pleasure to take care of you!
Enjoy your Thanksgiving Day!

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Posted by Lisa Slesinger on 11/27/2014 at 10:38 AM
Posted by Toadsly, PG Plusser on 11/26/2014 at 12:49 PM

Re: “Study: More Pennsylvanians with autism ‘getting tangled up' in criminal-justice system than ever

That is why jail diversion programs are so important too. Individuals with disabilities can be diverted to services via pre-booking to ensure they are not involved in a cycle of offenses.

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Posted by Carolyn on 11/20/2014 at 7:09 PM

Re: “The Other End of the Spectrum: Autism isn't just a childhood disorder but are we prepared to serve adults?

Donato A.
Author l Advocate at Autismatic.org l Program Director at Stepscorp.us

Not enough said about "the other end of the spectrum." There are many important considerations. My ASD son is now 33. In my book "Be Strong, Be Tough, Be Smart" I talk about our journey. Denny is now a PhD... different outcomes for everyone, but all are contingent upon key factors often overlooked. -Don Alfredano-

Posted by Donato Alfredano on 11/18/2014 at 12:00 AM

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