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$1,800 Coffee Machine Order Leads To Changes In Mayor’s Office

New changes are taking place in Mayor Bill Peduto’s office after word got out that nearly $2,000 was spent on a coffee machine, raising some eyebrows.

06/23/2014

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Mayor’s Office Cancels Order For $1,800 Coffee Machine

The mayor’s office will go without a coffee machine after deciding against purchasing a nearly $2,000 model.

06/20/2014

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Wolf Says He Will Raise Certain Taxes

Last month, Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett leveled this charge against his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf.

06/19/2014

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Wolf Acknowledges A Different Style From Corbett

Democrat Tom Wolf toured the makeover of the old Connelly Trade School on Thursday afternoon, a conventional campaign event for someone who, admittedly, doesn’t come across as very political.

06/19/2014

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City Council Gives Initial Approval To Recovery Plan That Could Raise Property Taxes

Pittsburgh’s City Council voted preliminarily on Wednesday to go forward with an Act 47 recovery plan that includes the possibility of a property tax hike for city property owners.

06/18/2014

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Variable Meter Parking Rates Coming To Pittsburgh

As part of their Act 47 financial recovery plan, City Council has approved a proposal from Councilman Corey O’Connor that could ultimately affect everyone who uses one of the city’s new meters for parking — varying the hourly rate in the same spot to attract more cars to park.

06/18/2014

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Sen. Costa Talks Pennsylvania Budget

State Senator Jay Costa believes there are numerous other methods to solve the budget crisis than pension cuts. He joined Mike Pintek to talk about his ideas.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/18/2014

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Turnpike Commission Approves Another Toll Increase

Tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will increase in January for the seventh consecutive year.

06/17/2014

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President Obama Visits TechShop During Latest Visit To Pittsburgh

President Obama was in Pittsburgh again today for his third visit to the area just this year.

06/17/2014

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Pres. Obama To Focus On “Make It In America” On Tuesday’s Pittsburgh Trip

President Obama is making his third trip to Pittsburgh this year alone.

06/16/2014

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Mayor Peduto Officiates As Same-Sex Couples Get Hitched Downtown

With family and friends looking on, 19 same-sex couples were united in matrimony during a ceremony in Pittsburgh City Council Chambers.

06/15/2014

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Head Of Pittsburgh VA Placed On Administrative Leave

The head of VA healthcare system in Pittsburgh is now out, placed Friday on administrative leave.

06/13/2014

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Taxes Go Up When States Have Higher Public Corruption

Public corruption is no stranger to this state, whether it’s Republicans like former Pennsylvania Sen. Jane Orie and House Speaker John Perzel or Democrats like former Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Veon and House Speaker Bill DeWeese.

06/11/2014

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Former Federal Prosecutor Makes Political Case To Impeach Obama

Former federal prosecutor and National Review and Commentary Contributor Andrew McCarthy is the author of the new book, “Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama’s Impeachment.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/11/2014

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Corbett Set To Meet With UPMC, Highmark Officials

Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to meet with officials from western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, and its dominant hospital system, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

06/10/2014

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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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