Saturday, April 27, 2013
Spring Book Sale
10 AM-4:30 PM
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Friends of the Carrick Library will hold a book sale at the library at 1811 Brownsville Road from 10 AM-4:30 PM. Adult, Teen & Children's materials will be priced to sell. Proceeds benefit the library. Call 412-882-3897.
In a 240-179 vote the House repealed the 40-percent federal rate on estates. The bill now heads to the Senate, where Democrats say the estate tax is a giveaway to the rich. Republican call it the "death tax" saying it prevents small business owners and farmers from passing businesses on to their heirs. President Obama has threatened to veto the bill should it reach his desk.
Should the death penalty be taken off the table for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?