Saturday, March 16, 2013
Leap Into S. Patrick's Day with Family Fun at Fifth Avenue Place
This St. Patrick's Day, Fifth Avenue Place is your Downtown Destination! Following the St. Patrick's Day parade, bring the whole family to Fifth Avenue Place and show your Irish spirit with live music, "Lucky Charms" from the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, the cheery face painting leprechaun, or "Putt-for-Prize!" http://www.fifthavenueplacepa.com/fap2/calendar/index2013.shtml
Do you think the 39-year prison sentence for David Kwiatkowski, a traveling medical technician convicted of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C, is too lenient, too harsh, or appropriate? <More Info>
A traveling medical technician was sentenced this week to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes. Prosecutors had pushed for a 40-year sentence, saying 34-year-old David Kwiatkowski created a "national public health crisis." Defense lawyers argued that a 30-year sentence would better balance the seriousness of the crime against his mental and emotional problems and his addiction to drugs and alcohol, which clouded his judgment.
Do you support raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10?