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Pa.’s Top Prosecutor Arraigned On Criminal Charges

Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor has taken on the new role of criminal defendant.

08/08/2015

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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA 8/7 Editorial

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA General Manager Michael Young weighs in on Kathleen Kane in this week’s Editorial.

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Presidential Candidates Go Head To Head In First GOP Debate

A combative Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman-turned-presidential candidate, jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign by warning he might run as an independent if denied the GOP nomination. His startling declaration left his onstage rivals scrambling to compete for attention the rest of the night.

08/07/2015

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Attorney General Kane Charged In Grand Jury Leak Investigation

Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor has been charged with violating grand jury secrecy laws and lying about her actions under oath.

08/06/2015

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Report: Attorney General Kane To Soon Face Charges In Ongoing Investigation

There are new developments surrounding the ongoing criminal investigation of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane.

08/05/2015

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Pittsburgh Philanthropist, GOP Powerbroker Elsie Hillman Passes Away At 89

A Pennsylvania philanthropist and political activist who helped propel moderate Republicans to state and national offices has died. Elsie Hillman was 89.

08/04/2015

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Pittsburgh City Council Approves Paid Sick Leave Legislation

Pittsburgh City Council on Monday approved an ordinance requiring employers in the city to provide paid sick leave to employees in the face of opposition from business owners who threatened a lawsuit over the legislation.

08/03/2015

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Former Congressman Tony Coelho Celebrates Disabilities Act Anniversary

Former U.S. Congressman Tony Coelho of California was at Webb Park in Rennerdale this weekend, and not for a family reunion.

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Former County Councilman Found Guilty Of Stealing From Elderly Woman

Former County Councilman and Solicitor Charles McCullough has been found guilty of taking $200,000 from an elderly woman’s estate.

07/31/2015

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Steelworkers Stage Big Protest In Downtown Pittsburgh Over ATI Contract

It was one of the largest steelworkers’ protest against a steel company that Downtown Pittsburgh has seen in a while.

07/30/2015

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National Groups Weighing In On Controversial Gun Policy, Social Security Idea

The issue of gun control has been in the news since a Los Angeles Times article hit the stands more than a week ago.

07/28/2015

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Former Beaver Co. DA Candidate: I’m Being Punished For Being A Whistleblower

It’s a complicated tale of political intrigue and Monday two Beaver County employees – a former candidate for District Attorney and his client – have been charged in connection with it.

07/27/2015

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Budget Impasse Will Start To Hurt, Says House Majority Leader

As Pennsylvania enters its fourth week without a state budget, it’s only a matter of days before the hurt from the impasse will start to be felt locally.

07/27/2015

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25th Anniversary Of Americans With Disabilities Act Celebrated Downtown

The 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act was celebrated at the Allegheny County Courthouse courtyard Monday.

07/27/2015

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City Revising Plans On Increasing Surveillance Cameras

As more and more surveillance cameras pop up everywhere, the City of Pittsburgh originally planned to implement its own safeguards to make sure your security and your privacy are balanced.

07/27/2015

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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.

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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.

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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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