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Jason Altmire Talks Western Pa. With Rob Pratte

Jason Altmire talked to Rob Pratte this morning about everything from Hines Ward to The Royal Dutch Shale Cracker Plant.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/12/2012

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Gov. Corbett Gives State Of The Union To Rob Pratte

Gov. Tom Corbett talked to Rob Pratte and explained parts of the states budget.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2012

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Letters From Drilling Company Surprise Some Homeowners

When longtime Washington County residents, the Sickles, received a certified letter from Range Resources, they didn’t know what to think about it.


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Rob Pratte Talks With State Rep. Jim Christiana

Rob talked with State Rep. Jim Christiana about the food drive his office is holding to benefit the Salvation Army.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2012

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Gov. Corbett Talks About Assessments, Port Authority & More

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Governor Tom Corbett about the big issues facing Western Pennsylvania.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/19/2012

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Watershed Moment In Marcellus Debate

Lawmakers and natural gas industry representatives are meeting Monday in Charleston, W. Va., to discuss the future of drilling in the Marcellus shale region.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2011

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Washington County Getting National Exposure

The KDKA Afternoon News is joined by J.R. Shaw, Executive Director of the Washington County Tourism and Promotion Agency.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/19/2011

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The Marcellus Shale & You: Phillips Energy & More

The Marcellus Shale and You on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA was joined today by guests from Appalachian Basin Energy and owner of Phillips Energy to answer your questions about the Marcellus Shale.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/15/2011

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Rob Pratte Talks With Sen. John Pippy

State Sen. John Pippy of the 37th District talked with Rob Pratte about the military and how people in the past got involved, but now that has changed.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/15/2011

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GOP Candidates Discuss Marcellus Shale During Debate

Healthcare, the economy and the Obama Administration were popular topics during the GOP debate Tuesday night in New Hampshire.


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Guys From Kehm Oil Talk Oil & Natural Gas

Harry and George Kehm stopped by the studios to talk about the oil business and where it is going and the use of natural gas in the future.


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Corbett Backs Fees For Natural Gas Drilling In Pa.

Gov. Tom Corbett says he’s adopting some major recommendations of his Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Commission. If the legislature approves, it will include a new impact fee on shale drilling.


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Corbett Lays Out Marcellus Shale Plan

Governor Tom Corbett outlined his plan for state oversight of Pennsylvania’s booming Marcellus Shale natural gas industry Monday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/03/2011

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Shell Oil Considers Building Ethylene Cracker In Pittsburgh Region

It’s one more major example of just how huge this Marcellus Shale boom is becoming. Shell Oil may build something called an ethylene cracker – a major petro-chemical plant – in our region. The plant is expected to spawn a whole new industry – producing ethylene – a by-product of shale drilling to make plastics.