The state Senate Finance Committee voted in favor of a bill that would partially defund Planned Parenthood in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. It's a move that opponents say could cause Planned Parenthood centers in Pennsylvania to close. Meanwhile, the prime sponsor of the bill said during the hearing that he didn't know how much money would be saved and that he's unclear on what services Planned Parenthood provides.
To what, you're probably asking? Pittsburgh's school board race, of course! Democrats in school board districts 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9, we’re talking to you. (Find out if you live in one of those districts using this tool.) The Incline contacted each of the eight candidates and asked them to fill out a questionnaire about suspensions, armed officers and more. Dig in.
Just like last year when the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins met in the second round, this year feels a lot like the battle between the two best teams remaining in the postseason. But, 2017 does have some differences — the Tampa Bay Lightning aren't lurking like last year and the Nashville Predators may be a Cinderella No. 8 seed. Also this time, the Penguins aren’t the favorites.
|What||Celebrate all things Irish through music, food and dancing at the 27th annual Celtic Celebration. Other activities include an intro into Irish genealogy, cultural Hedge school, and a chance to hang out with Irish pups, such as setters, wolfhounds.|
|Where||Riverplex at Sandcastle at 1000 Sandcastle Dr. (West Homestead)|
|When||September 8, 2017 at 4:00 pm to September 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm|
|How much||Ticket prices vary|
|What||Come to play trivia, eat tacos from La Palapa Mexican Gourmet Kitchen, and hang out with us, The Incline. Yes, there will be prizes.|
|Where||East End Brewing Co. Taproom at 102 19th St. (Strip District)|
|When||April 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm|
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NFL Draft day is upon us. It’s time to make some great picks. Nowhere in sports can you find selections as discerning as those in each week’s edition of the Pittsburgh Sports Power Rankings, and here is your Steelers draft edition of The Rankings. Go Pens.
Monday's "Tonight Showbotics" kicked off with a familiar name — Carnegie Mellon University. Professor Howie Choset brought "snakebot," which was also featured during the White House Frontiers Conference in October in Pittsburgh. Choset said the robot is good at going places humans can't and at climbing. Host Jimmy Fallon responded, "Can it climb me?"