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Corbett Feud With Republican Legislators More Public Than Ever

After Governor Corbett line-item vetoed part of the Republican-controlled General Assembly’s legislative budget, Senate leaders accused the governor of not working effectively with Republican majorities in the legislature.

07/11/2014

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Corbett Signs Budget, Vetoes Legislative Funding

Gov. Tom Corbett is vetoing millions of dollars from the Legislature’s budget and urging lawmakers to make a new effort to address public-sector pensions.

07/10/2014

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Ethics Commission Probes Allegheny Co. Councilman Over Deer Lakes Park Drilling

Shouts of “shame, shame, shame” followed Allegheny County Council’s approval in May of shale gas drilling below its 1,200-acre Deer Lakes Park.

07/09/2014

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Medical Marijuana Legislation Aimed At Fighting For Patients

Medical marijuana legalization is working its way through the Senate. Hear how it could help local families who have children suffering from diseases such as seizures.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2014

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As Corbett Ponders Signing The Budget, Wolf Says He Doesn’t Like It

While Governor Corbett evaluates whether to sign the budget his fellow Republicans in the legislature have sent to him, his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf, campaigning in Pittsburgh, told KDKA political editor Jon Delano he disliked this budget but stopped short of saying he would veto it.

07/07/2014

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Tom Wolf Pushes “Made In Pennsylvania”

Made in Pennsylvania — that’s what Democratic candidate for governor Tom Wolf promoted on Monday as he visited start-up companies in Pittsburgh.

07/07/2014

Family members reunite through bars and mesh of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Friendship Park on November 17, 2013 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

White House Calls For More Flexibility When Deporting Minors

Immigration has been a hot button political issue in our country for a long time.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/07/2014

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Billionaire Newspaper Publisher Richard Mellon Scaife Dies At 82

As a billionaire heir to the Mellon fortune, he could have lived a life of leisure.

07/04/2014

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Exploding Propane Tanks, No Government Agency Claims Authority Over Food Trucks

From the shadow of the Cathedral of Learning to the Carnegie Mellon campus, food trucks sell all kinds of mouth-watering food.

07/03/2014

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Now What? Gov. Corbett Refuses To Sign $29.1B Budget

Pennsylvania lawmakers sent Gov. Tom Corbett a $29.1 billion election-year spending plan shortly before Monday’s midnight deadline and after hours of intense partisan debate, but Corbett said he was not ready to sign it.

07/01/2014

Ask the Leaders

Ask The Leaders: Luke Bryan, Bicyclists, Millennial Generation, And More!

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald join KDKA Radio once a month to take on concerns that are important to residents. Today, the men addressed issues like the Luke Bryan concert, bicycling in the city, “Choice Neighborhood”, and more!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/30/2014

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Supreme Court: Can’t Make Employers Cover Contraception

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

06/30/2014

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Obama Picks Ex-P&G Head To Lead Veterans Affairs

President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

06/30/2014

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GOP’s Patchwork $29.1B Budget Speeds Toward Votes

Pennsylvania state lawmakers are preparing for more votes as they try to advance an approximately $29.1 billion spending plan for the new fiscal year that’s nearly here.

06/30/2014

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Details Of UPMC, Highmark Split Made Public

UPMC has agreed to allow some Highmark insurance enrollees under certain conditions to continue using its doctors and facilities at in-network rates under a consent decree filed in court Friday after a long and bitter fight between the two western Pennsylvania health care giants.

06/27/2014

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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.

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett

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.

Twittergate

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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