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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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Parents, State Sen. Fight For Legalization Of Pot To Treat Epilepsy

Parents of children with different types of epilepsy explained how medical marijuana could help their kids without the serious side effects of other drugs, at a town hall meeting in Export Tuesday night.

08/26/2014

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Study Shows Later Start Time For Teens Improves Their Performance

The American Academy of Pediatrics says that the school bell should ring at 8:30AM for middle school and high school students. A later start to the day will produce higher G.P.A.’s for those students.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/25/2014

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Changes In Place As Pittsburgh Public Schools Students Return To Class

Students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools were met with some changes as they returned to the classroom today.

08/25/2014

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Pa. State Senator Reacts To Steelers’ Running Backs Marijuana Charges

State Senator pushing for the legalization of marijuana reacts to the arrest of two Steeler running backs.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/21/2014

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Save Money On Your Teens Car Insurance

The cost of just about everything seems to be on the rise. If you are bringing a teen on to your car insurance policy you may be left in shock when you see how high your rates rise but there are ways to reduce the cost.

Jennifer Johnsen-Nazareth, owner of Johnsen Insurance and Financial Service Inc. joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to share some tips on how you can save money.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/21/2014

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Residents Begin Paying Respects To Former Mayor At City Hall

Former mayor Sophie Masloff passed away on Sunday. Now, the public can pay their respects to the beloved mayor at City Hall.

08/18/2014

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Jack Bogut Visits KDKA Morning News For First Time In Over 30 Years

Before Larry and John and even before John Cigna and the K Team there was Jack Bogut, a friendly voice KDKA Listeners woke up to for 15 years. Bogut, a radio hall of famer and a staple in Pittsburgh radio since 1968 visited the KDKA Morning News for the first time in 32 years.

Bogut spent the morning with Larry reminiscing about his days at KDKA as well as talking about creating the Farkleberry cookie, the Kinotata song, and other classics.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/14/2014

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McKnight Road Sinkhole Repairs Underway

Crews have started cleaning up and fixing a massive sinkhole that swallowed up a car in Ross Township Tuesday.

08/13/2014

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Lack Of State Funding Could Shut Down County Crime Lab

Over the past decade, funding from the state for Allegheny County’s crime lab in the Strip District has dwindled from $7.5 million to nothing.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/11/2014

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Pro-Gun Children’s Book Gets National Attention

A new children’s book, “My Parents Open Carry,” has jumped in sales from the recent negative publicity. Mike Pintek had an exclusive interview with one of the authors who says that teaching children about safe gun control at a young age, can help change their future.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/08/2014

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Watchdog.org’s Bureau Chief Says Red Light Cameras Have Downsides

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio1020 KDKA) – National Stop On Red Week is Aug. 3 to 9. According to the National Motorists Association, there is no coincidence that with the recent installation of red light cameras all over […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/06/2014

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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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Pirates Star Andrew McCutchen Suffering From Fractured Rib, Not Going On DL Yet

Pittsburgh Pirates star centerfielder Andrew McCutchen is suffering from a fractured rib and will not be placed on the disabled list right away.

08/05/2014

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KDKA Morning News Visits Steelers Training Camp

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Larry and John made their yearly trek to Steelers Training Camp in Latrobe on Monday where they got the inside information on the upcoming season with players, coaches, and the president of the team.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/04/2014

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