kdka-sm kdka-am-sm fan-sm pittsburgh-cw-logo

Radio.com – News

(Photo Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Disconnecting From Work While On Vacation

Nowadays it is harder than ever to disconnect from electronics, especially during a vacation. A recent study says that 61 percent of those surveyed did at least some work while on their last vacation.

On top of that, many bosses expect their employees to be available by email while others are afraid their bosses will realize their position is no longer needed.

How do you totally disconnect when on vacation and how do you do it without anxiety? Lizzie Post, contributor at the Emily Post Institute and Co-Author of the Etiquette Advantage in Business, joined The KDKA Morning News to discuss how to do that.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–16 hours ago

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Local Couple: Pigs Are Pets, Not Livestock

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the 43-pound pig is a registered household pet. Then

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/21/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Search Could Begin Again For Missing B-25 Bomber In Mon River

On the last day of January in 1956, a B-25 bomber crashed into the Monongahela River near what is now the Homestead Grays Bridge. Ever since, it has been one of the great mysteries of Pittsburgh. Some think it is still down there, while others think it was taken away by the government or CIA.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/17/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Immigration Studies Legal Analyst Says President Is Misinterpreting Law

Since October, nearly 60,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed the southern border in hopes of finding a better life in America.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/16/2014

(Photo Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Wait! Should You Put That In The Fridge?

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – You may think that most of the food you throw in the refrigerator will last longer but that isn’t always the case. In fact there are some items that don’t need to be put in the fridge at all.

Dr. Lydia Johnson, Director of Food Safety for the Pa. Department of Agriculture joined The KDKA Morning News to discuss what should and what shouldn’t go in the refrigerator.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/16/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Celebrates 20 Years Of Business

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership is celebrating 20 years of business.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/15/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Dozens Rappel Down Westin Hotel To Raise Addiction Awareness

Thrill-seekers were out in full force today in Downtown Pittsburgh as they had a chance to rappel down a 27-story building

07/15/2014

5day

Polar Vortex-Like Front To Bring Cooler Temperatures

When you hear the term “Polar Vortex” it creates an image of ice and snow. There are reports that one is making its way toward our area this week.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/14/2014

Photo Credit Thinkstock

Pittsburgh Gets Ready To View The Supermoon

Find out what is so super about the supermoon and the best ways to view it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/11/2014

TomSweterlitsch Final Au photo (c) Sonja Sweterlitsch

Local Author Destroys Pittsburgh In Debut Novel

In his debut novel, Thomas Sweterlitsch destroys Pittsburgh. He says it’s a love letter to the city and “there’s no better way to write a love letter to a city then to completely obliterate it off of the face of the earth.”

Sweterlitsch joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the new book “Tomorrow and Tomorrow”.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/10/2014

(credit: Thinkstock)

UPMC Doctor: Fight Cancer Through Eating Well

The reasons for eating a healthy diet are obvious but have you ever thought about the relationship your diet has to cancer? One doctor think there is a strong link and hopes that people change their minds about that link in the next few years.

Dr. Colin Champ, Assistant Professor in the department of radiation oncology at UPMC joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the link between nutrition and cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/09/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Top Paying Degrees And How To Get Your Kids Interested

Science and technology degrees are the highest paying jobs for students out of college. Find out how you can get your kids interested in the STEM fields.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2014

(Photo Credit: CBS)

Medical Marijuana Legislation Aimed At Fighting For Patients

Medical marijuana legalization is working its way through the Senate. Hear how it could help local families who have children suffering from diseases such as seizures.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2014

(Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Bishop Zubik Reacts To Pope Francis’ Apology

Bishop David Zubik reacts to the Pope’s homily today asking forgiveness from sexual abuse victims.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/07/2014

Photo Credit: KDKA

Bug Expert Dispels Myths About Ticks & Mosquitoes

You hear about the dangers of ticks often in the spring and summer but what you think is that blood sucking creature on you might be something completely different.

Entomologist Bill Todaro joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to discuss the difference between ticks and “billbugs” as well as dispel some other common insect misconceptions.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/07/2014