Will Pennsylvanians really maintain Medicaid coverage under the Senate’s bill? That's what Billy Penn wanted to know following a claim by U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday. Toomey said Obamacare created a new category of eligibility that will continue, and "no one loses coverage.” But who exactly was he talking about? And was he correct? Let's consult the PolitiFact Truth-O-Meter.
Right now, 147 of the 900 Pittsburgh police officers are wearing body cameras on duty, but that's going to change in 2018 when all police will wear cameras, TribLive reported. Local officials were hesitant to expand the use of cameras given a state wiretapping law. But on Tuesday, the state Senate voted for changes that would allow police to use the cameras in homes. Just to recap, here's a look at where the Allegheny County delegation stands on police body cameras.
It needs to be dusted and repainted mint green, to say nothing of the salt removal that has to happen. Ahead of it's next big mission, the Apollo 11 command module — which, ndb, "took the first moonwalkers to lunar orbit and back in 1969" — is undergoing major preservation, NPR reports. After getting spruced up, the module is heading to four cities, including Pittsburgh in 2018-2019.
|What||Join us as we recognize stellar under-40 leaders shaping Pittsburgh's legal community. Your ticket includes appetizers, beer and wine from the Rivers Club, as well as your chance to meet The Incline's Who's Next: Law class. Presented by S&T Bank and Meyers, Evans, Lupetin, & Unatin, LLC.|
|Where||The Rivers Club at 301 Grant St. (Downtown)|
|When||June 28, 2017 at 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm|
|How much||$20 for public | Free for Who's Next: Law honorees|
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Love cookies? Especially love late-night cookies? Well good news: Insomnia Cookies will soon be offering its morning-until-late-night cookies and milk from a new location on E. Carson Street in the South Side. The exact opening date is TBA, but the company said plans are to start serving this summer. And yes, delivery is an option.
With thousands of votes cast throughout our Ultimate Pittsburgh Food Truck bracket, one was victorious: Hott Dawgz. The hot dog truck received 57 percent of the vote in the final round against Las Chicas. And on Tuesday, we surprised the owners with their very own trophy. Learn more about the top dog — and find out where you can get a hot dog this week.