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Pittsburgh Native Is A “Master Of Illusion”

He’s levitated someone during a parade on a float, worked with the late Marvin Hamlisch and the Pittsburgh symphony at Heinz Hall, and has performed on stages all over the country.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/29/2014

This 19 August, 2004 NASA Solar and Heliospheric Administration (SOHO) image shows a solar flare(R) erupting from giant sunspot 649. The powerful explosion hurled a coronal mass ejection(CME) into space, but it was directed toward Earth. (Photo Credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pitt Professor Explains Importance Of 2012 Solar Flare Close Call

Could a solar flare knock out our access to the technology we use everyday? A local professor explains the chances and circumstances.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/28/2014

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Local Business Man Describes Paranormal Activity In His Home In New Book

“The Demon of Brownsville Road,” a family’s personal account of their battle with evil living in their house, is the Cranmer’s story. His book is a detailed account of the battle as it escalated, through the exorcism and finally the eventual removal of the demon.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/24/2014

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PennDOT: Parts Of I-80, I-380 To See Increase To 70 MPH

Speed limits on more than 100 miles of two interstates maintained by PennDOT will rise to 70 mph for the first time as part of a pilot program.

07/23/2014

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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–07/22/2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Celebrates 20 Years Of Business

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership is celebrating 20 years of business.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/15/2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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