As lawmakers in Washington got their first glimpse at the Senate GOP bill to replace Obamacare, people in Pittsburgh kicked off a 24-hour vigil outside Sen. Pat Toomey's Downtown office at 5 p.m. Thursday to oppose repealing the ACA and cuts to Medicaid. Pennsylvanians were doing the same across the state in Allentown, Erie, Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Wilkes-Barre. Read on to learn more about the Pittsburghers' concerns. P.S. Bernie Sanders will be in the 'Burgh tomorrow for the "Don't Take Our Health Care" rally.
After a judge released the names of the Allegheny County jurors in the Bill Cosby case, some have come forward anonymously ... with conflicting stories from their 52 hours of deliberations. Their accounts included: "Whatever the man did, he's already paid a price and suffered." "Let’s face it: She went up to his house with a bare midriff and incense and bath salts. What the heck?" "If we kept going, there was definitely going to be a fight." Meanwhile, two of Cosby's representatives said Wednesday that he plans to teach athletes and married men how not to be accused of sexual assault, drawing immediate criticism, The New York Times reported.
Tropical Storm Cindy is supposed to dump a ton of rain — several inches! — on the region today, so be sure to grab your rain boots and jacket. Flash flooding hit Indiana County last night, and there's a flash flood watch in Allegheny County today, KDKA notes.
Station Square's 2017 Summer Jam concert series kicks off with a performance by Pittsburgh's own Rusted Root. No outside booze or beverages allowed, but nearby restaurants will sell beer outdoors.
Where: Station Square at 125 W. Station Square Drive (South Shore)
When: June 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
How much: Free
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Hey, lovebirds. This one's for you: Did you know that here in the great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania you can get married without an officiant? It's true. So if it's true love, keep reading, because Billy Penn took a look at how you can get your Quaker marriage license.