President Donald Trump used the "citizens of Pittsburgh" to justify pulling out of the Paris climate deal on Thursday, saying he was elected to represent them, not the residents of Paris. That may be true, but Pittsburghers overwhelmingly supported Trump's opponent, Hillary Clinton. Mayor Bill Peduto reiterated that fact, as well as a promise to stick with the guidelines set forth in the Paris agreement. Peduto told CNN that the city's carbon reduction goals would be reflected in an executive order he'll sign today.
The Penguins have a 2-0 lead in the 2017 Stanley Catfish ... err ... Cup Final, but as they head to Nashville on Saturday for Game 3, don't start planning the championship parade just yet. The series isn’t over. Here are seven reasons Nashville still has a shot.
Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh said Thursday he is resigning, but didn't say what he's doing next, the Post-Gazette reported. In his announcement, Suresh wrote that he and his wife "have reflected on the long-term commitment needed to implement the university’s strategic plan" and feel CMU needs a president "who is ready to make that extended commitment." Suresh has been CMU president for four years and leaving means a second presidential search for the university in less than five years, the PG notes.
The family-friendly Garfield Night Market turns five this year. Head over for art, clothes, food and jewelry and live music from the band Insides.
Where: 113 N. Pacific Ave. (Garfield)
When: June 2, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
How much: Free
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It's almost summer break, so there's no better time to recognize Who’s Next: Education. But first, we need you to tell us about the under-40 teachers, professors, innovators and administrators who are changing the education landscape. Then, we'll throw a happy hour in their honor that you can attend, too. Nominate an educator today.
The Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival officially starts at noon today with art, music and more through June 11. Opening weekend includes performances from an aerial dance company today and Saturday, as well as concerts by Rebirth Brass Band, Hippo Campus and Las Cafeteras, the Post-Gazette reported. The Artist Market includes more than 300 artists from across the country. See more of the festival schedule.