Congressman Mike Doyle was the only Western Pa. member of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote against Trumpcare, Billy Penn reported. Republican representatives Mike Kelly, Tim Murphy, Keith Rothfus and Bill Shuster all voted in favor of the bill, which will seriously affect the ability of people with pre-existing conditions to get coverage and makes significant cuts to Medicaid, according to ABC News.
An Allegheny County judge with a controversial history recently proposed fining a defendant $6 for inappropriate contact with a then-15-year-old girl: one dollar for each touch. Pittsburgh City Paper reported that Judge Lester Nauhaus asked the prosecutor “What do you want me to do? I can put him jail. Do you want me to put him in jail?” before sentencing the defendant to community service. District Attorney Stephen Zappala plans to report the incident to the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania, a spokesman told the paper.
California schools take the top two spots, but it's Carnegie Mellon University at No. 3 on a list of the top "25 universities produce the most tech employees," per Business Insider. To decide the rankings, HiringSolved, a recruiting company, used data from social media accounts and from hires made by top 25 tech companies in the last year. Read on to see what other Pennsylvania schools made the list.
|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||Hang out in Phipps' Tropical Forest Conservatory as you eat, drink cocktails and dance to a live DJ.|
|Where||Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at 1 Schenley Park (Oakland)|
|When||May 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm|
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We’re searching for the Ultimate Pittsburgh Food Truck, and we need your help to narrow the field to just 32 contenders. Here’s how it works: Nominate your favorites here by 5 p.m. today. (Yes, food carts count.) We’ll use that list, along with our research, to create a bracket. Be sure to come back and vote your favorite into each new round so it can eventually be named the *Ultimate Pittsburgh Food Truck*.
Who comes in at the top — and, more importantly, at the bottom — of this week's Pittsburgh Sports Power Rankings will not surprise you. Public enemy No. 1 Matt Niskanen is No. 10 on the list, while concussed-but-not-out-we-hope Sidney Crosby is at the top where he belongs. But in between there are a few surprises, like you being happy about being poorer.