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Bishop Zubik Defends Holy Family Institute, Fostering Immigrant Children

It’s a hot button issue, and now Bishop David Zubik is stepping into the immigration debate.

07/21/2014

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Peduto Makes History With Virtual Town Hall On Reddit

The Peduto administration made history Thursday night when it became the first in the country to use a computerized social networking site to answer tax payers’ questions.

07/18/2014

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Gov. Corbett Says Health A Main Concern With Immigration

Immigration continues to be a hot topic in the US, including in non-border states like Pennsylvania.

07/18/2014

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Immigration Studies Legal Analyst Says President Is Misinterpreting Law

Since October, nearly 60,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed the southern border in hopes of finding a better life in America.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/16/2014

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State Treasurer Says Unclaimed Money Could Be Waiting For You

Politicians love to hand out checks, but this one was different.

07/15/2014

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Friends And Allies Of Gay Men Donate Blood In Light Of Ban

Gay men aren’t allowed to donate blood in America, and some people in the North Hills say it’s time for that to change.

07/14/2014

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Corbett Says Pension Crisis And Property Taxes Are Key Campaign Issue

Gov. Tom Corbett is using the resources of his office and his campaign to press for legislation to curb future public pension costs by paring back benefits.

07/14/2014

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Corbett Feud With Republican Legislators More Public Than Ever

After Governor Corbett line-item vetoed part of the Republican-controlled General Assembly’s legislative budget, Senate leaders accused the governor of not working effectively with Republican majorities in the legislature.

07/11/2014

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Corbett Signs Budget, Vetoes Legislative Funding

Gov. Tom Corbett is vetoing millions of dollars from the Legislature’s budget and urging lawmakers to make a new effort to address public-sector pensions.

07/10/2014

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Ethics Commission Probes Allegheny Co. Councilman Over Deer Lakes Park Drilling

Shouts of “shame, shame, shame” followed Allegheny County Council’s approval in May of shale gas drilling below its 1,200-acre Deer Lakes Park.

07/09/2014

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Medical Marijuana Legislation Aimed At Fighting For Patients

Medical marijuana legalization is working its way through the Senate. Hear how it could help local families who have children suffering from diseases such as seizures.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2014

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As Corbett Ponders Signing The Budget, Wolf Says He Doesn’t Like It

While Governor Corbett evaluates whether to sign the budget his fellow Republicans in the legislature have sent to him, his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf, campaigning in Pittsburgh, told KDKA political editor Jon Delano he disliked this budget but stopped short of saying he would veto it.

07/07/2014

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Tom Wolf Pushes “Made In Pennsylvania”

Made in Pennsylvania — that’s what Democratic candidate for governor Tom Wolf promoted on Monday as he visited start-up companies in Pittsburgh.

07/07/2014

Family members reunite through bars and mesh of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Friendship Park on November 17, 2013 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

White House Calls For More Flexibility When Deporting Minors

Immigration has been a hot button political issue in our country for a long time.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/07/2014

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Billionaire Newspaper Publisher Richard Mellon Scaife Dies At 82

As a billionaire heir to the Mellon fortune, he could have lived a life of leisure.

07/04/2014

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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.

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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.

Twittergate

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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