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Top Republicans: No Legislative Fix For Highmark-UPMC Dispute

Don’t look to the state legislature to solve the Highmark — UPMC dispute, say the state Senate’s top Republican and chair of its Insurance Committee.

02/25/2014

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Homeowners Angry, Unable To Foot Huge Fees After Failing Dye Tests

There are houses on the market on Pioneer Boulevard in Brookline. But although there are eager buyers, there are no sales.

02/24/2014

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New Law Bans American Flags Made Overseas

It turns out, many American flags aren’t always very American.

02/23/2014

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Wagner In Crowded Field, But Is Only Governor Candidate From Western Pa.

In his first television interview as a candidate for governor, former Auditor General Jack Wagner told KDKA political editor Jon Delano that he knows — in a crowded field — he’s the only candidate from western Pennsylvania.

02/21/2014

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FCC Prepares To Question Journalists

The FCC has plans to study the inter-workings of news rooms across the country. They plan on questioning television and radio stations as well as newspapers on how they choose their news stories.

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Joe Paterno’s Son Running For Lt. Governor Of Pennsylvania

Jay Paterno, son of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, told The Associated Press on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for lieutenant governor in Pennsylvania.

02/20/2014

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Government Halts Benefits For Butler Co. Woman Paralyzed In Accident

If you met Casey Galbreath you would assume she’s handicapped. But under the circumstances we had to ask.

02/18/2014

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Mayor Peduto Throws Support Behind Ride-Sharing Services

The battle between traditional taxi cabs and new ride-sharing services is heating up.

02/18/2014

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Local Couples To Spend Valentine’s Day Defending Same-Sex Marriage

For Valentine’s Day many couples will buy flowers, eat heart-shaped chocolates or go out to dinner.

02/14/2014

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Rare, But Possible To Get City To Pay For Pothole Damage To Your Vehicle

Potholes — they’re everywhere these days. But getting the government to pay for damage to your car is about as likely as you driving through all the craters on the moon.

02/13/2014

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Gov. Corbett Discusses Winter Weather, Gas Drilling & More

Gov. Tom Corbett came to the KDKA Radio studios Wednesday to answer questions from Morning Show hosts Larry Richert and John Shumway as well as questions from callers.

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Ex-State Sen. Jane Orie Released From Prison

Former Republican state Sen. Jane Orie, who was convicted of using her legislative staff for her sister’s campaign for state Supreme Court judge, has been released from prison after serving less than two years.

02/09/2014

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Former Pa. Sen. Jane Orie To Be Released From State Prison

Jane Orie’s attorney says the former state senator will be released from state prison on Sunday, barely 20 months after she began serving a two-and-a-half to 10-year sentence.

02/06/2014

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Local Leaders Tour Possible Sites For Bus Rapid Transit Lines

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto took a tour Wednesday of some of the places a so-called BRT, or Bus Rapid Transit line, could run in Pittsburgh.

02/05/2014

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Corbett Proposes 2014 Budget Amidst Criticism From Democrats

It’s been a tough three years, Gov. Tom Corbett told legislators, but he’s putting Pennsylvania on the right track.

02/04/2014

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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.

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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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