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Bruce Springsteen Coming Back For Concert At Soldiers & Sailors Hall

Bruce Springsteen was in Pittsburgh last night, if you missed him don’t worry he will be back soon.

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Controversy Over Fracking At Deer Lakes Continues

As the fracking at Deer Lakes public hearings wind down, the Allegheny County Council has to make a decision on what to do.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/22/2014

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Suspect Sought In Westwood Bank Robbery

Authorities are searching for a suspect following a bank robbery in the city’s Westwood section this morning.

04/22/2014

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Is Sitting For Long Hours At Work The New Smoking?

The average worker spends over five hours and 40 minutes sitting at their job every day and a new study says it’s bad for your health, with some claiming the long-term effects of sitting can be as bad as smoking.

Dr. Michael Jensen from the Mayo Clinic joined Larry and John to talk about a study they conducted.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/22/2014

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Report: 75 Percent Of Pennsylvania Welfare Applicants Were Denied

According to many people in Pennsylvania, they believe that the dramatic drop of accepted welfare recipients is due to a law put in to place in 2012. July 2012 brought a state law that required all applicants to apply to at least three jobs a week while they are receiving welfare and while their application is still pending.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/21/2014

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Ethics Complaint Over Deer Lakes Fracking

Protect Our Parks has filed a formal complaint with the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission over the role of Councilman Futules in the Deer Lakes fracking plan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/18/2014

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Make-A-Wish Foundation Asking For Unused Frequent Flyer Miles

The Make-A-Wish Foundation makes dreams come true every day for kids across the country, including the Pittsburgh area.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/18/2014

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Local Experts Convene Working Group On Addiction

Local experts to head a working group to end addiction.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/17/2014

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Peduto Excited For Job Growth & New Development

While President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were unveiling a new job training grant program at the CCAC campus in North Fayette Wednesday, one man got not one, but two mentions for the job he is doing so far.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/17/2014

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Allegheny County Sticking With Health Care Provider Highmark

Allegheny County officials say they are sticking with Highmark as the health care provider for its employees.

04/15/2014

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Mike Tyson Opens Up About Career, New Boxing Promotion

Mike Tyson is without question one of the most famous boxers in the world. Today, he talked about his life, career and a new boxing promotion he’s bringing to the city.

04/15/2014

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Franklin Regional Asst. Superintendent Speaks Out For First Time Since Stabbing

Mary Catherine Reljac, Assistant Superintendent of the Franklin Regional School District, spoke exclusively with Bill Rehkopf for the first time since the stabbing.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/14/2014

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2014 Trout Season About To Kick Off

Get your rods, reels and bait ready. Trout season starts April 12 in Pennsylvania. Dennis Tubbs with the PA Fish and Boat Commission joined John Shumway to discuss what you need to know for trout opening day and what affect the harsh winter has had on trout supply.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/11/2014

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Congressman Talks About Dealing With Mental Illness

Congressman Tim Murphy brings his unique mental health perspective to the legislative side to prevent violent tragedies.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/10/2014

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Expert Weighs In On Talking To Children Following Tragedies

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – The stabbing spree that occurred at Franklin Regional High School has left many in the community and region shaken. How do parents, children, and teachers handle the stress and anxiety they may now feel?

Psychologist Dr. Christian Conte joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to discuss how you can talk to your children following the attack that has hit so close to home.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/10/2014