Top Pittsburgh news: LGBTQ group's endorsements; calls for judge's removal after racist remarks

Top Pittsburgh news: LGBTQ group's endorsements; calls for judge's removal after racist remarks
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By Hoodline - Published on February 11, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Pittsburgh.

Chipping away at what makes Pittsburgh Pittsburgh

We need more vigorous protection of our city’s historic architecture.

Read the full story on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Pittsburgh LGBTQ political advocacy group announces primary election endorsements

The Pittsburgh region's biggest LGBTQ political group has weighed in on several state and federal races for the 2020 season. And in a state that consistently ranks in the bottom tier for LGBTQ rights, the decisions on which candidates who will champion LGBTQ causes are crucial. 

Read the full story on Pittsburgh City Paper.

Two Pittsburgh coffee shops to close at the end of February

Two Pittsburgh coffee shops, Coffee Buddha and Artisan Cafe, will both close at the end of this month. 

Read the full story on Pittsburgh City Paper.

Pittsburgh NAACP calls for Allegheny County judge to be removed following racist remarks

Last week, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on how Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Mark Tranquilli repeatedly called a Black woman juror “Aunt Jemima” following the acquittal of a man charged with drug possession.

Read the full story on Pittsburgh City Paper.

Joe Manganiello, Michael Keaton and Jeff Goldblum represent Pittsburgh at Oscars' after-party

Pittsburghers always seem to let people know that they're from Pittsburgh.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.


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