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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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President Acts To Help Students Saddled With College Debt

Signing an executive order Monday afternoon, President Barack Obama stretched out the repayment of federal student loans — capping repayments at 10 percent of monthly income — and he called on Congress to do more to help.

06/09/2014

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Corbett’s Plan To Introduce Christie To Primanti’s Disrupted By Demonstrators

This campaign event for Gov. Tom Corbett didn’t go exactly as planned.

06/06/2014

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Congressman Rothfus Questions VA Pittsburgh Wait List

Congressional representatives in our region are asking why some 700 local veterans have waited months, and in some cases, even years to receive care from VA Pittsburgh healthcare system.

06/06/2014

The Blue Ridge Mountains can be seen behind a sculpture titled 'Final Tribute' at the National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, Virginia. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. Bedford, Virginia was chosen for the memorial site because the town lost 19 of its men that day, all were members of Company A, 29th Infantry Division. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

“Waking The Sleeping Giant,” A Landmark Change In World War II

Friday June 6 marks the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, the day the Allies stormed the beaches of Normandy to eventually defeat Hitler and the Nazi’s. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower addressed the 160,000 troops that this operation is a crusade where “we will not accept anything less than a full victory.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/06/2014

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Auditor General Concerned About Underfunded State Pensions

Auditor General, Eugene DePasquale, addressed the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce Friday morning.

06/06/2014

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Pres. Obama Names New Ambassador To Ireland

A St. Louis lawyer has been nominated to be the next US ambassador to Ireland.

06/06/2014

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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.

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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.

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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