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Clogged Storm Catch Basins Becoming Big Problem In City

A storm basin is supposed to have a little bit of debris, but plenty of room for an inundation when the skies open. But some in the City of Pittsburgh are nowhere close.

08/27/2014

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Assumption School Joins Ice Bucket Challenge Craze

“ALS” is a terrible disease which usually ends with paralysis and death. But as we have seen, the ALS Association has come up with a unique way to raise funds for research.

08/27/2014

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Duquesne Club Working To Get Proper Zoning To Keep Rooftop Bees

Four hives on the roof of the Duquesne Club in Downtown Pittsburgh contain about 75,000 very busy bees.

08/27/2014

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Former Pitt Professor, Family Giving New Life To North Braddock Mansion

It’s an architectural gem of historic significance, but now advanced in disrepair, it looks more like a home for the Addams family or the Munster’s than the mansion of a steel baron from gilded age.

08/27/2014

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Mother: Kindergartener Put Gun In Backpack To Keep Little Brother Safe

The mother of a kindergarten student who brought a loaded gun to Aliquippa Elementary School on Monday morning is now speaking out.

08/27/2014

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Franklin Regional Junior Happy To Have 2nd Chance On Football Field

It was April 9 around 7 a.m. It seemed like a typical Wednesday morning for Nate Moore, but that all changed in a matter of moments.

08/27/2014

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DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In Stahlstown

The Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.

08/27/2014

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Mon Valley Surveillance Cameras Helping To Cut Down Crime

Community leaders are joining forces to cut crime in Charleroi and the surrounding areas.

08/27/2014

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Jury Deliberations Begin In Ex-Ice Cream Shop Owner’s Molestation Trial

The jury is deliberating in the trial of a former North Hills ice cream shop owner who is accused of molesting two young girls.

08/27/2014

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Greene Co. Man Accused Of Dragging 2 Dogs Behind Vehicle

A Greene County man is facing charges after allegedly dragged two dogs behind his truck last month.

08/27/2014

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Schools Employ New Methods To Avoid Distractions Of Technology In Class

More and more students are taking their smartphones and tablets to school these days. It’s something that is hard to avoid so some school districts are embracing it by using technology to enhance lessons.

One school district doing just that is West Jefferson Hills and their technology director Suhail Baloch joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about how they do it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/27/2014

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Washington Co. Alarm Company Imposter Sought

Police in Washington County have issued a warning after a man tried to gain entry to a home, claiming to be an alarm company employee.

08/27/2014

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Teen Charged In Rubber Penis Waving Incident

A young man is facing charges stemming from an unusual incident in Westmoreland County Monday.

08/27/2014

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Fire Rips Through Knoxville Home, 8-Year-Old Hailed A Hero

An 8 year old girl is being hailed a hero for getting her sister safely out of a fire in Knoxville.

08/27/2014

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