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PennDOT Fees Go Up Again To Fund Roads, Bridges & Transit

If you thought the gasoline tax hike in Pennsylvania on Jan. 1 was the last of the tax increases associated with the Transportation Funding Bill — well, think again.

04/01/2014

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Jay Paterno Drops Out Of Lt. Governor Race

Jay Paterno, a novice candidate with a famous family name, dropped out of the Democratic race for lieutenant governor Friday.

03/29/2014

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DeWeese To Be Released From Jail, While Veon Continues To Serve Time

Bill DeWeese — once the top Democrat in the state House of Representatives — will be released from prison Sunday afternoon.

03/28/2014

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Ask The Leaders: Land Banking, Deer Lakes Fracking And Working Together

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek hosts Ask The Leaders with Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald for a chance to pick the brains of two of the most influential leaders in our city.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/27/2014

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Former Auditor General Wagner Drops Out Of Governor Race

Former state Auditor General Jack Wagner is dropping out of the governor’s race.

03/26/2014

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County Council Claims Security Breach Against County Executive

County Council Members claim a security breach against the County Executive himself, putting Fitzgerald and his staff on blast.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/25/2014

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Ravenstahl Accused Of Tampering With UPMC Tax-Exempt Documents

There are some new problems for Pittsburgh’s former mayor.

03/24/2014

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Senators Offer Bi-Partisan Bill To Give Highmark Customers Access To UPMC

In just nine months, Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield subscribers will lose low-cost access to UPMC doctors and facilities.

03/24/2014

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Pa. Lawmakers Consider Bills To Require Electricity Companies To Give Rate Hike Notices

A hearing in Harrisburg of the House Consumer Affairs Committee brought strong words from legislators on winter electricity price hikes that plagued thousands in this region.

03/20/2014

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Peduto Calls For Ravenstahl To Return Missing Items From Mayor’s Office

When Bill Peduto took over the mayor’s office, a case once filled with plaques and citations given to the former mayor was empty.

03/19/2014

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Acting Secretary Of Education For Governor Corbett Discusses The Education Budget

Governor Corbett’s administration has reached a historic high with a $10.1 billion in the budget for public education and $12 billion for support of pre-K and higher education. Acting Secretary of Education, Carolyn Dumaresq joined Mike Pintek to talk about education and the budget.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/19/2014

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“Rocco’s Law” Passes House, Headed To State Senate

“Rocco’s Law” is closer to becoming reality.

03/18/2014

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Push On To Get Health Insurance By March 31 Deadline Or Risk Penalty

Getting every American to sign up for health insurance has put President Obama on web shows like Between Two Ferns with comedian Zach Galifianakis.

03/18/2014

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Schwartz Says Harrisburg Needs Woman Gov. To Clean Out Old Boys Club

Polls show her a distant second to front-runner Tom Wolf, but Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz says the fight has only just begun against a millionaire who will outspend everyone.

03/18/2014

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Can Pa. Rep. Adam Ravenstahl Survive Primary Challenge Without His Brother?

Call him the lesser known brother — PA Rep. Adam Ravenstahl of Brighton Heights.

03/17/2014

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Governor Tom Corbett Visits Newsradio 1020 KDKA

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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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