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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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Poll: Hillary Clinton Leading All Republican Contenders In 2016 Presidential Race

In an early look at the 2016 White House race, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is leading all Republican challengers in the swing state of Pennsylvania.

06/05/2014

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Law Professor: “President Obama Or King Obama?”

The framers of the government never wanted another ‘King George III’, but now a Professor of Law believes that President Obama is becoming more like a king than a President.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/05/2014

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Poll: Wolf Leads Corbett By 20 Points For Governor

A new poll shows Democratic nominee Tom Wolf leading Republican incumbent Tom Corbett by a formidable 20 points in Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial campaign.

06/04/2014

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Bill Wants “In God We Trust” Posted In Pa. Schools

In most schools, the priority right now is trying to keep the children focused for the last few days of school.

06/03/2014

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Corbett Asks UPMC, Highmark To Minimize Upheaval

Gov. Tom Corbett says he wants to minimize the disruption if people who are covered through western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, lose in-network access to the dominant western Pennsylvania hospital system, UPMC.

06/02/2014

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Allegheny Co. Cracks Down On Medical Leave

It was one of his first acts in office in 1993: President Bill Clinton signing the federal Family & Medical Leave Act, or FMLA for short.

05/27/2014

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Sen. Toomey Weighs In On VA Hospital Scandal, Other Issues

United States Senator Pat Toomey joins Mike Pintek in studio to talk about the veterans hospital, immigration and Obama.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/23/2014

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Corbett Says Only Approval Rating That Matters Is In November

Gov. Tom Corbett has had a consistently low approval rating the last four years.

05/22/2014

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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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