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Man In Wolf Ad Accused Of Appearing In Porn Speaks Out

A campaign ad for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf has been pulled from television by Wolf’s campaign.

09/09/2014

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Local Officials Announce Plans For Redevelopment Of Old Civic Arena Site

The redevelopment of the site of the old Civic Arena has been a controversial topic for years, and this morning local officials made a major announcement regarding plans for the location.

09/09/2014

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Political Undertones Apparent At Annual Labor Day Parade

Pittsburgh always celebrates with one of the largest Labor Day parades around, but this year’s event had more political undertones than in years’ past.

09/01/2014

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Parents, State Sen. Fight For Legalization Of Pot To Treat Epilepsy

Parents of children with different types of epilepsy explained how medical marijuana could help their kids without the serious side effects of other drugs, at a town hall meeting in Export Tuesday night.

08/26/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: AG Kane Talks About Criticism Of Her Work

On the anniversary of women’s suffrage, Attorney General Kathleen Kane sat down for an exclusive interview with KDKA political editor Jon Delano, who asked her about breaking the glass ceiling as the state’s first elected woman AG.

08/26/2014

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AG Kane Unveils Mobile Forensics Unit To Catch Child Predators

Attention child predators – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s revamped Child Predator Section is out to catch you.

08/26/2014

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Drilling For Natural Gas Now Underway At Airport

Consol Energy has cut roads through forested lands to reach six pads designed to support 45 wells to extract natural gas under and near the Pittsburgh International Airport.

08/25/2014

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Appeals Court Upholds Orie Melvin’s Conviction, Alters Terms Of Apology

A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice convicted of corruption was spared on Thursday the further embarrassment of having to write her court-ordered apologies to every judge in the state on photos of herself in handcuffs.

08/21/2014

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Pa. State Senator Reacts To Steelers’ Running Backs Marijuana Charges

State Senator pushing for the legalization of marijuana reacts to the arrest of two Steeler running backs.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/21/2014

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Sen. Casey Calls For Sexual Assault Prevention At Conference

A disturbing number of female students will be victims of sexual assault or attempted sexual assault this year. Now, Sen. Bob Casey is calling for action on campuses.

08/21/2014

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Ferguson Unrest Felt Locally At East Liberty Rally

The unrest in Ferguson, Mo. Is now being felt at home.

08/19/2014

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Ravenstahl Grand Jury Expires Without Returning Indictments

A federal grand jury that has heard from several staff and police officials linked to former Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has expired without returning indictments.

08/19/2014

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Squirrel Hill Funeral For Sophie Masloff To Take Place Tuesday

When Bob O’Connor died just months after taking office, thousands flooded the City County Building where his body was lying in state.

08/18/2014

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Reporters Look Back On Covering Sophie Masloff

There was no one like her before – or since.

08/18/2014

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Sophie Masloff Left Big Imprint On Local Politics

Sophie Masloff knew politics better than most men, having done grunt work in Democratic Party headquarters for decades.

08/18/2014

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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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