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Corbett, Wolf Joust Over Taxes, Finances In Debate

Taxes, state government finances and education policy dominated the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor’s race Monday night, as Republican Gov. Tom Corbett sought to raise questions about the viability of Democrat Tom Wolf’s policy goals and Wolf attacked Corbett’s handling of the economy and schools.

09/22/2014

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Civil Rights Investigator Charges State Civil Rights Agency With Discrimination

A state agency charged with investigating civil rights violations now finds itself accused of violating the civil rights of an employee.

09/22/2014

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Peduto Proposes Real Estate Millage Rate Hike

Mayor Bill Peduto has proposed a real estate millage rate hike to offset a “miscalculation” by the previous administration.

09/22/2014

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Corbett, Wolf Prep For First Debate In Gov’s Race

Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial candidates’ first debate is only hours away.

09/22/2014

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State Runs Out Of Cash, Uses Special Line Of Credit

Some state officials call it a temporary cash flow problem. Others say it’s more serious.

09/16/2014

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Wolf Visits Local School To Highlight Education Differences With Corbett

Tom Wolf highlighted support for public education with a tour of a local school.

09/15/2014

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Nixon’s Daughter Talks Watergate, Electing Woman To White House During Pittsburgh Visit

Julie Nixon Eisenhower, daughter of President Richard Nixon, keynoted the 250th anniversary gala this week for the Fort Pitt Blockhouse.

09/13/2014

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Mike Stack: “I’m Uniquely Qualified To Help Wolf Carry Out Agenda”

Some people are starting to wonder about Wolf’s choice for Lieutenant Governor – Sen. Mike Stack.

09/10/2014

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County Council Shoots Down ‘In God We Trust’ Bill

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is pledging to veto a measure to post the U.S. motto “In God We Trust” in county council’s chambers.

09/09/2014

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Man In Wolf Ad Accused Of Appearing In Porn Speaks Out

A campaign ad for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf has been pulled from television by Wolf’s campaign.

09/09/2014

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Local Officials Announce Plans For Redevelopment Of Old Civic Arena Site

The redevelopment of the site of the old Civic Arena has been a controversial topic for years, and this morning local officials made a major announcement regarding plans for the location.

09/09/2014

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Political Undertones Apparent At Annual Labor Day Parade

Pittsburgh always celebrates with one of the largest Labor Day parades around, but this year’s event had more political undertones than in years’ past.

09/01/2014

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Parents, State Sen. Fight For Legalization Of Pot To Treat Epilepsy

Parents of children with different types of epilepsy explained how medical marijuana could help their kids without the serious side effects of other drugs, at a town hall meeting in Export Tuesday night.

08/26/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: AG Kane Talks About Criticism Of Her Work

On the anniversary of women’s suffrage, Attorney General Kathleen Kane sat down for an exclusive interview with KDKA political editor Jon Delano, who asked her about breaking the glass ceiling as the state’s first elected woman AG.

08/26/2014

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AG Kane Unveils Mobile Forensics Unit To Catch Child Predators

Attention child predators – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s revamped Child Predator Section is out to catch you.

08/26/2014

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Sophie Masloff Remembered In Photos

Remembering Pittsburgh’s first female mayor Sophie Masloff. Masloff died Sunday, Aug. 17 at the age of 96. She’s credited with the idea of creating PNC Park – a stadium just for baseball, for sprucing up the city and her signature Pittsburgh charm.

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett

Governor Tom Corbett Visits Newsradio 1020 KDKA

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Election Night 2012

President Barack Obama wins a second term in office on Nov. 6, 2012.

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Memorable Political Foibles

When politicians make the news, it’s not always for their politics. We’re taking a look back at stories that were the talk of the town.

Sen. Carper (center) commutes everyday from his home in Wilmington, Del. to Capitol Hill.

The Scoop On The Senate

Which senator has already claimed his title as “Trail Blazer” – on his mausoleum? Which one has scaled more than 50 mountains in his home state? Alabama to Illinois, click through to find out.

First Lady Michelle Obama during the Midatlantic Regional Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, January 20, 2009. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama: The First Lady’s Fashion

All eyes have been on Michelle Obama before she entered the White House. Here’s a look at some of the first lady’s fashion styles.

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