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Mayor Peduto Creates Half-Dozen New City Positions

It’s a new kind of administration, with strange new titles.

12/05/2014

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Peduto Proposing Tax, Rate, Fee Increases

If you live or do business in the City of Pittsburgh, start preparing to dig a little deeper because you’ll be paying more to do either next year.

12/05/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Wolf Talks Election, Budget In First TV Interview Since Win

Governor-elect Tom Wolf was in Pittsburgh this evening to support Rich Fitzgerald’s bid for re-election as county executive.

12/04/2014

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City Council Considering Proposal To Raise Real Estate Millage

A proposal on the table for Pittsburgh City Council would raise city real estate millage by a half mill, which would cost the owner of a $100,000 home an extra $42 a year.

12/03/2014

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Wolf Claims He Will Inherit $2 Billion Budget Deficit

Charles Zogby, Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget secretary, acknowledged on Wednesday a shortfall in revenues and unexpected expenses in the current budget, shortfalls that the Corbett administration says require additional adjustment

12/03/2014

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Councilwoman Proposing Changes To Animal Care Ordinances

Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Darlene Harris is proposing changes to the city’s animal care ordinances.

12/02/2014

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Former Homeland Security Sec. Tom Ridge On Latest ISIS Threat

On Monday a message from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI sent out the strongest warning to day. They warn law enforcement and intelligence personnel to be ready for a possible attack against the United States. The threats stem from two separate incidents in Canada in late October.

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Joe Sestak Eying 2016 Senate Run

When it comes to the most vulnerable senators in the United States Senate, Pennsylvania Republican Pat Toomey is on every list.

11/27/2014

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Ex-Steelers Player Eyes Pennsylvania High Court

A Pittsburgh judge who spent more than a decade playing cornerback for the Steelers said Monday he will be a candidate for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court next year.

11/24/2014

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Turnpike Prosecutions End With Convictions But No Jail Time

For a prosecution that began with such a bang, as Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced the indictments — “The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has been corrupted by improper political influence from its very own officials” — it ends with plea deals and not a single official sentenced to jail time.

11/21/2014

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President Obama Unveils Executive Actions On Immigration

Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”

11/20/2014

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Local Man Discovers He’s Dead When He Files For Social Security Benefits

Like most Americans, Clark Harr of Latrobe has been paying into social security for his adult life, so when he went to his local social security office in Greensburg to file for benefits, it came as a shock.

11/18/2014

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City Councilwoman Backing Legislation To Study Local Daycares

Nearly two thirds of children under the age of 5 are from families where both parents work.

11/18/2014

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Experts Exploring Link Between Natural Gas Drilling & Earthquakes

Some places that rarely have earthquakes are having them now, and officials have linked some of them to fracking or related activities.

11/17/2014

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Penn State President To Review Disputed Freeh Report

The president of Penn State University says he will review the Freeh Report, a document regarding the school’s response to the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal that has divided the university and its alumni since it was issued more than two years ago.

11/16/2014

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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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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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