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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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Get Marty: Allegheny County Officials Re-Examining $370 Parking Fines

Drivers couldn’t believe their eyes; parking tickets that ordered them to pay hundreds of dollars.

05/22/2014

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President Obama Addresses VA Hospital Scandal

President Obama summoned Eric Shineski, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, to the Oval Office to discuss the growing scandal inside the department’s medical system.

05/21/2014

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Gov. Corbett Won’t Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Case

Pennsylvania’s governor says he won’t appeal a court decision that struck down the state’s gay marriage ban.

05/21/2014

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Thousands Celebrate After Ban On Gay Marriage Lifted

Upwards of 1,000 people filled Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside for a rally organized by the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh.

05/20/2014

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Businessman Tom Wolf Wins Dem Nod For Pa. Governor

Pennsylvania Democrats have chosen millionaire businessman Tom Wolf to challenge Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the fall.

05/20/2014

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Candidates Look To Seal Democratic Nod For Governor

It’s primary election day in Pennsylvania and in the marquee race, Democratic voters will choose their nominee for governor.

05/20/2014

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First Tweeting Mayor: Is The Social Media Site Work Or Play?

Did you know Luke Ravenstahl was the first Mayor of Pittsburgh to have a computer on his desk?

05/19/2014

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VA Official Resigns After Testifying During Scandal

VA Official resigns in wake of scandal

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/16/2014

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Peduto Names News Public Safety Director

Mayor Bill Peduto named a new public safety director Wednesday. He announced he is hiring FBI Special Agent Stephen Bucar to fill the position.

05/14/2014

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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.

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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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