Half of PWSA's customers — about 100,000 city residents — are under a precautionary boil water advisory due to concerns about a possible giardia contamination, the water and sewer authority announced Tuesday. Check this map to see if you're affected, and be sure to look at the list of 24 Pittsburgh schools closed today because of the advisory. If you're under the advisory, PWSA recommends that you "flush your water tap by running water for one minute or longer, then boil water for one minute, and let it cool before consumption."
Pittsburgh's Thomas Hardiman is a former attorney, a Third Circuit judge and reliable conservative. What he's not? President Donald Trump's choice to replace Antonin Scale on the Supreme Court. Trump instead nominated Judge Neil M. Gorsuch of the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.
#TuesdayswithToomey has become a weekly event at the U.S. Senator's Station Square office in Pittsburgh. This week, hundreds showed up and chanted about keeping the ACA, supporting and allowing refugees and asking "Where's Pat?" Those in attendance said they want Toomey to "listen to the people," according to PennLive. You can watch video from the protest here.
|What||Join PublicSource for an evening with J.D. Vance, author of 'Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis.' The No. 1 New York Times bestseller was identified by the Times as being one of “six books to help understand Trump’s win.”|
|Where||Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Lecture Hall at 4400 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)|
|When||March 30, 2017 at 7:00 pm|
|How much||$25-$50 | $10 students & military | $150 to attend 6 p.m. private reception|
|What||Come to learn more about the History Center’s new exhibition #Pixburgh. You'll hear from a panel of its creators and go on a tour of the exhibit. Plus, there's a cash bar.|
|Where||Heinz History Center at 1212 Smallman St. (Strip District)|
|When||February 1, 2017 at 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm|
The Incline Likes
Know an under-40 Pittsburgher who is your go-to person for all things tech? Whether they are creating apps, designing robots or helping self-driving cars hit the road, we want to hear about them. For The Incline’s fourth Who’s Next class, tell us about the young dynamos working in technology in Pittsburgh who are doing the coolest, most cutting-edge things. Nominate them here.
It's official. Artificial intelligence can beat humans at Heads-Up No-Limit Texas Hold’em. A 20-day tournament between four poker pros and Libratus, AI developed at CMU ended Monday night, with Libratus triumphant. Here's a roundup of what it's like to be the brains in #BrainsvsAI.