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Smart choice: Allegheny County officials continue to explore the possibility of drilling shale gas reserves in its county parks. And it appears to be a no-brainer, based on estimates of what those reserves are and how much could be garnered in royalties. It would be a great way to bolster county coffers and services while easing the burden on taxpayers.

Dumb words: Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl chastised the media last week for speculating that the federal investigation into his administration is somehow linked to his public appearances, which have been few and far between since he decided, suddenly, to not seek re-election. “You all think my job is talking to you,” he told reporters. No, it's being a public leader, Mr. Mayor.

Encouraging decision: One of the best indicators of future economic prosperity is watching the expansion plans of business and industry. Thus, it's encouraging news that Dick's Sporting Goods has decided to lease 73 acres near Pittsburgh International Airport to expand its corporate headquarters in Findlay. Yes, the economy continues to have its problems. But anytime any business expands, so, too, soon will the economy.

Rabies alert: Eighteen foxes have tested positive for rabies this year in Pennsylvania. The latest was last week in Armstrong County. A fox attacked a 7-year-old boy. After it bit the child, it latched on and ended up in the family's house, which incurred considerable damage. Rule No. 1: Stay clear of wild animals.

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