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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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Pittsburgh Remembers Sophie Masloff

Former Mayor Sophie Masloff was known for her personal touch with the people of Pittsburgh.

08/17/2014

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Cannabis Experiment Proves Successful For Senator Daylin Leach

Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach has joined the Pittsburgh NORML cause for legalizing medicinal and recreational marijuana.

08/06/2014

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National Border Patrol Council VP: Border Agents Need More Staffing To Help With Crisis

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Border Patrol Agents are the men on the front lines having to deal with the children coming across our southern border. One of their biggest concerns is the diseases that […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/01/2014

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Pa. Senator: Colo. Trip Included Using Marijuana

Taxpayer dollars paid for the trip, but no money was spent to buy or smoke marijuana.

08/01/2014

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Ask The Leaders: Police Chief, Walmart & More

Ask the Leaders addresses the issues that affect you from callers in your neighborhoods! This is all about getting the answers you want, when you need them!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/31/2014

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Critic On Catholic Church And Illegal Immigrants: ‘If you lay down with dogs, you’ll get fleas’

The Founder and President of St. Micheal’s Media and Senior Executive Producer of ChuchMilitant.tv, Michael Voris, believes that “if you lay down with dogs, you’ll get fleas.” He continues that this relationship between the Catholic Church and the federal government goes back to the late 1960’s when the Catholic leadership was drawn closer to the Democratic party as they made a more liberal change.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/30/2014

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Holy Family Sisters Explain Decision To Shelter Immigrant Children

A meeting was held in Emsworth Tuesday night, where the sisters who run Holy Family Institute explained their decision to temporarily shelter immigrant children fleeing their homes in Central America

07/29/2014

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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.

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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