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Tom Wolf Gets Head Start In Campaign Advertising For Governor

In mid-winter it’s hard to think politics. But don’t tell Tom Wolf that. He’s already running campaign ads for governor.

01/31/2014

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Former Mayor Ravenstahl To Consult With Drilling Firms

Former Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has formed a self-named firm, Ravco Consulting, with a single employee: himself.

01/31/2014

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US Steel Worker Proud To Be Mentioned In President’s Speech

The invited guests lined up early at US Steel’s Irvin Plant, nearly three hours before the event, which was inside but still chilly.

01/29/2014

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Obama Orders Creation Of ‘myRA’ Savings Plan

With a stroke of his pen, President Barack Obama has created a new savings plan designed for Americans who don’t have workplace retirement plans.

01/29/2014

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Obama Vows To Flex Presidential Powers In Speech

Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.

01/28/2014

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President Obama To Visit West Mifflin Steel Plant

A steel plant and a Costco store are among the places President Barack Obama plans to visit on a four-state tour after the State of the Union address.

01/27/2014

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Corbett Asks Court To Reverse Decision On Voter ID

Lawyers for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett say a judge made a host of mistakes in deciding to throw out the state’s requirement that voters display photo identification.

01/27/2014

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President Obama Set To Visit Pittsburgh

President Barack Obama is scheduled to travel to Pittsburgh next week.

01/25/2014

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Are E-Cigarettes Considered Harmful Or Helpful?

Employers are battling between allowing e-cigarettes in the workplace or banning them like traditional cigarettes.

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Judge Strikes Down Pa. Voter ID Law

Last year, KDKA caught up 82-year-old Minnie Walker of Manchester. She had voted in every presidential election since she cast her ballot for John F. Kennedy in 1960.

01/17/2014

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Mayor Using “Pothole Blitz” As Measuring Stick For Public Works’ Response Rates

It’s hard to miss them, scarring so many local roads. But since the city’s “pothole blitz” started, crews have been hard at work, attempting to fill hundreds of potholes by the end of the week.

01/15/2014

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Mayor Peduto Orders 72-Hour “Pothole Blitz”

They’re big, deep and nasty — and they’re all over the place.

01/14/2014

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Mayor Peduto Introduces Open Data Law

Mayor Bill Peduto and Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak introduced the city’s first comprehensive open data ordinance today.

01/14/2014

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Local Town’s Drilling Ordinances Questioned

These are boom times for shale gas exploration but towns and municipalities like South Fayette Township are concerned that it should be controlled and limited, adopting zoning ordinances that would keep drilling away from schools and residential areas.

01/13/2014

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Money From Gas Taxes To Go To Roads & Bridges

Thanks to those higher gas fees at the pump, PennDOT will soon have a billion dollars more each year to spend on roads and bridges.

01/10/2014

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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.

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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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