Sunday, June 02, 2013
The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation Fundraiser
Join Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his friends for an exciting evening at the second annual Ben Roethlisberger Foundation Fundraiser benefitting K-9 police and fire units and Make-A-Wish® of Greater Pennsylvania and Southern West Virginia. The party will feature an incredible live and silent auction, live music and a delicious strolling dinner. All guests must be 21 or over to attend. Tickets are $200/per person. To purchase tickets or for additional information, call 412-441-1077 or visit www.BRFFundraiser.com.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you feel that by imprisoning Nate Harper it "reinforces to young African-American males the fact that the system is legally rigid, unforgiving and not to be trusted?" <More Info>
On Tuesday, Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper unsuccessfully appealed his 18-month federal sentence for using $32,000 in public money and for tax evasion. His new attorney, Milton Raiford, filed a motion with the sentencing judge saying, "to imprison him reinforces to young African-American males the fact that the system is legally rigid, unforgiving and not to be trusted." Raiford says Harper is not a danger to the community, has no prior record, accepted responsibility for his actions and cooperated fully with government officials in the investigation. A federal judge quickly denied the appeal.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Would you be more likely to ride a bike in the city if there were protected bike lanes like the ones proposed by the Green Lanes project?