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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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$40M Education Grant Could Be Saved By State’s Ruling

Teacher evaluations are at the center of billionaire Bill Gates’ effort to improve public education in America.

07/29/2014

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CBS Poll Shows Corbett Behind, But Narrowing Gap With Wolf

Behind in the polls by 20 to 25 points, Republican Gov. Tom Corbett has been on the attack against his opponent, Democrat Tom Wolf.

07/29/2014

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PUC Sets Uber, Lyft Hearings For Next Month

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has set separate two-day hearings next month to consider permanent licenses for ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft.

07/28/2014

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Pittsburghers Show Support For Israel And Gaza During Squirrel Hill Demonstration

There was a lot of emotion in the heart of Squirrel Hill Sunday afternoon as supporters of both Israel and Gaza squared off outside the Jewish Community Center.

07/27/2014

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Wolf: Wealthy Should Pay More To Cut School Taxes

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf says he’d look to increase income taxes on Pennsylvania’s higher earners to expand the state’s share of public education funding.

07/26/2014

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Proposed New Walmart Has Some McCandless Residents Concerned

Replacing retail with retail on one McCandless corner seems simple enough, but not in this case.

07/22/2014

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Ukrainian Unrest On Hearts And Minds Of Those Preparing For Festival

Under the watchful eye of Taras Shevchenko, the bard of Ukraine, bubbling pots of cabbage are readied for parish ladies to nimbly wrap around a mix of ground meats for Halupki.

07/22/2014

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McCandless Residents Speak Out Against Proposed New Walmart

There was standing room only Monday night at a meeting of the McCandless Zoning Board as it considers a proposal by Walmart to build a store off McKnight Road.

07/21/2014

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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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