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Thursday - June 27, 2013

| Friday, June 28, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review
Karen Webb, 64, of Squirrel Hill, picks out flowers from Ridgeview Acres Farm booth at the farmers market in Market Square Downtown on Thursday, June 27, 2013. 'It's just a pick me up, I get one every week,' said Webb of the bouquets.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review
Clay Kilgore, 34, of Washington, shows his whiskey flask in Market Square in Downtown while dressed as a rebel farmer via the 1790's Whiskey Rebellion era. Kilgore was in Market Square to promote the upcoming Whiskey Rebellion Festival being held in Washington County on July 11th-13th. The festival is a celebration of Southwestern Pennsylvania history, bringing music, food, whiskey tastings, historical reenactments and fireworks to the region. 'It's something that's unique to Western PA,' said festival co-ordinator Tripp Kline, 57, of Washington. The flag Kilgore holds was the original Whiskey Rebellion flag, with seven stars and seven bars for the seven counties involved in protesting the excise tax on distilled whiskey over 200 years ago.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review
Clay Kilgore, 34, of Washington, yells from atop a box in Market Square in Downtown while dressed as a rebel farmer via the 1790's Whiskey Rebellion era. Kilgore was in Market Square to promote the upcoming Whiskey Rebellion Festival being held in Washington County on July 11th-13th. The festival is a celebration of Southwestern Pennsylvania history, bringing music, food, whiskey tastings, historical reenactments and fireworks to the region. 'It's something that's unique to Western PA,' said festival co-ordinator Tripp Kline, 57, of Washington. The flag Kilgore holds was the original Whiskey Rebellion flag, with seven stars and seven bars for the seven counties involved in protesting the excise tax on distilled whiskey over 200 years ago.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review
Andy Gregg, 27, of Mount Pleasant, plays the upright bass with his band the Weedrags in Market Square to promote the upcoming Whiskey Rebellion Festival being held in Washington County on July 11th-13th. The band will be playing at the upcoming festival, which is a celebration of Southwestern Pennsylvania history, bringing music, food, whiskey tastings, historical reenactments and fireworks to the region. 'It's something that's unique to Western PA,' said festival co-ordinator Tripp Kline, 57, of Washington, of the history behind the farmer's uprising that protested the excise tax on distilled whiskey over 200 years ago.
Philip G. Pavely | Tribune-Review
A Pittsburgh paramedic speaks with Rose LaChoppa (left) and Angela Gaita outside their Southside Slopes residence Thursday, June 27, 2013. A kitchen fire with hot oil injured two occupants of the house sending one to the hospital with severe burns.
Philip G. Pavely | Tribune-Review
A Pittsburgh paramedic speaks with Angela Gaita outside her Southside Slopes house Thursday, June 27, 2013. A kitchen fire with hot oil injured two occupants of the house sending one to the hospital with severe burns.
Pittsburgh Firefighters are obscured by spray while fighting a house fire at 19 Calhoun Avenue in Carrick, Thursday.
Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review
Attorney Jason Luckasevic of Goldberg, Persky, and White Attorneys at Law, sits with Robin Tillman and her grandson, Dashon Freeman, 11, during a press conference at their Uptown law offices announcing their lawsuit against UPMC saying they didn't give her husband, Dorian, proper treatment because he didn't have insurance.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
At Animal Friends in Ohio Township, Thursday, June 27, 2013, a rooster crows, one of the 62 birds rescued by Animal Friends this past Monday. The birds, 52 chickens, 7 pigeons, 2 ducks, and 1 peacock, were confiscated from a suspected illegal slaughter organization. The birds are living temporarily inside pet crates at the no-kill shelter until they can be placed at farms or other appropriate locations.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
At Animal Friends in Ohio Township, Thursday, June 27, 2013, Jolene Miklas tends to a rooster, one of the 62 birds rescued by Animal Friends this past Monday. The birds, 52 chickens, 7 pigeons, 2 ducks, and 1 peacock, were confiscated from a suspected illegal slaughter organization. The birds are living temporarily at the no-kill shelter until they can be placed at farms or other appropriate locations.
James Knox
Ben George, 32 (right) of Strasburg, PA gets his bike fit done by Wounded Warrior Project mechanic Brian Donlevy, 21 of Chicago Thursday June 27, 2013. George a retired Navy Lieutenant will be participating in this weeks WWP bike rides and events with over 40 fellow veterans starting with a group ride Friday morning through Pittsburgh and a Saturday ride through Moraine State Park.
James Knox
Rain is the forcast for the next few days as a steady rain falls on Second Avenue downtown Thursday June 27, 2013.
Gwen Titley | Tribune-Review
Jim Tinney, the poker room manager for Rivers Casino, picks up garbage on June 27, 2013 along the riverbank as part of a volunteer project to clean up the river shoreline and trails before the Three Rivers Regatta. Tinney was joined by around 20 other employees of Rivers Casino who worked in conjunction with Friends of the Riverfront and Allegheny CleanWays.
Gwen Titley | Tribune-Review
Ben Hetrick, manager in security at Rivers Casino, clips overgrown brush along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail on June 27, 2013. Hetrick was joined by around 20 other Rivers Casino employees as part of a volunteer project, with the help of Friends of the Riverfront and Allegheny CleanWays, to clean up the trails and river shoreline before the Three Rivers Regatta.
Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
Troy Lanier, age 11 of Homewood, hops through the tire pile part of the Mini-Ruckus obstacle course at the Shadyside Boys and Girls Club daycamp on Thursday June 27, 2013. The Mini Ruckus event is designed to introduce youth to the fastest growing sporting event in the US with a course of challenging, yet achievable, obstacles.
Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
Zion Harris, age 12 of Stanton Heights, crawls through a portion of the Mini-Ruckus obstacle course at the Shadyside Boys and Girls Club daycamp on Thursday June 27, 2013. The Mini Ruckus event is designed to introduce youth to the fastest growing sporting event in the US with a course of challenging, yet achievable, obstacles.
Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
Jaron Catov-Fialko, age 13 of Overbrook, runs the Mini-Ruckus obstacle course at the Shadyside Boys and Girls Club daycamp on Thursday June 27, 2013. The Mini Ruckus event is designed to introduce youth to the fastest growing sporting event in the US with a course of challenging, yet achievable, obstacles.
Evan R. Sanders | Tribune-Review
Dealer Nathan Kulikoski, of Perryopolis, and Table Game Supervisor Joe Tromba display casino chips at a roulette table inside Lady Luck Casino at Nemacolin Woodlands photographed on Thursday, June 27, 2013, during a media tour highlighting the casino. The casino will officially be open on Monday, July 1, 2013.

Daily images from around the region by Trib Total Media staff photographers.

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