Pennsylvania (and the country) went to Donald Trump on Election Day, but Allegheny County was for Hillary Clinton. More than 56 percent of voters here voted for the Democrat, according to unofficial results. But where were the Trump voters? Check out this map, created by the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center, that shows in red where a majority of voters cast ballots for Trump.
On Wednesday, hundreds of protesters marched through East Liberty and Shadyside before city police broke them up using smoke. (You can watch that happen here.) Mayor Bill Peduto wasn't thrilled and later apologized for yelling at a police commander. "[Peduto] said protesters were not violent and he saw no need to use riot tactics, adding that police brass would craft operating procedures on the use of force during protests. The mayor said he expects more protesting," per the Tribune-Review.
Two officers were ambushed and shot Wednesday morning when they responded to a domestic call in Canonsburg. One died, while the other was stable after surgery, per the Post-Gazette. Hundreds gathered last night for a vigil for Officer Scott Bashioum, where a local pastor said, "You don’t think something like this will happen here," the Observer-Reporter noted.
The Phipps puts more than 120 years of history on display. For one day, photos from between 1893 and 2016 can be viewed around the conservatory. Docents will be on hand to talk about the rooms and the Phipps' history.
Where: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at One Schenley Drive (Oakland)
When: November 11, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How much: Free with admission
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Poet and Pitt assistant professor Yona Harvey was at Phantom in the Attic in Oakland Wednesday night to sign copies of Marvel's Black Panther: World of Wakanda #1. Harvey wrote a 10-page second story about Zenzi, a Nigandan militant that has the power to reveal deep emotions. “After the election, I just needed to come see a wonderful woman doing something positive," said Ronnell Perry, an enthusiastic patron of Phantom of the Attic.
Meteorologists from KDKA, WTAE and WPXI all think we have a colder and snowier winter in store for us. What else do they agree on? Not much, Pittsburgh Magazine noted.