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Detailed Media Ratings Website Give Parents Much Needed Information

The holidays is a busy time for movies goers and finding an age appropriate movie for your child to see can be difficult using what some call a “vague” ratings system.

Common Sense Media is website that gives parents a more in-depth age rating for movies, along with TV shows, video games, and other forms of media.
Betsy Bozdech, the Executive Editor at Common Sense Media joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about why they feel their rating system is needed, how they come up with their ratings, and why their website is not censorship.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/11/2014

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Center Seeks To Aid Public Education

Dean Olga Welch, head of the Department of Education at Duquesne University and founder of the Canevin Center for Educational Transformation and Social Justice joined Chris Moore to discuss the inequality of education, especially when it comes to poorer school districts.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/08/2014

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Former Homeland Security Sec. Tom Ridge On Latest ISIS Threat

On Monday a message from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI sent out the strongest warning to day. They warn law enforcement and intelligence personnel to be ready for a possible attack against the United States. The threats stem from two separate incidents in Canada in late October.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/02/2014

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Breaking Down The Twelve Days Of Christmas

Find out much it would cost to actually purchase the 12 days of Christmas gifts.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/01/2014

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Thousands Of Hunters Head Into Woods For Firearms Deer Season

Hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvania hunters will tramp into the woods this week for the first day of the state’s major deer hunting season.

12/01/2014

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Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville Neighborhood Named A Top “Hipster” City

A local neighborhood is on a new list of trendy, up-and-coming communities around the world.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/26/2014

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Expert Offers Advice For How To Deal With Relatives That Drive You Nuts

This is the part of the year when people spend a lot of time with their families. Most people enjoy the quality time they get catching up with loved ones, but there are always those one or two people that drive you nuts. How do you deal with them without ruining your holidays?

Tony Drane, the Chief Operating Officer of Family Links, an organization that helps with a wide variety of therapy and counseling, joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to give a few tips on how you can deal with the anxiety and stress that can come with seeing that particular relative.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/26/2014

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Death With Dignity Legislation Proposed In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Democrat Senator Daylin Leach is a strong support and behind the proposed Death With Dignity Legislation. Senator Leach feels that we cannot force someone to live how we want them to, just because we don’t agree with their decision.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/18/2014

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Former Steeler Offers Tips For Deep-Frying Your Turkey Safely This Thanksgiving

Emil Boures is a former Pitt and Steelers offensive lineman who is known for his deep-fried turkey skills. He joined “The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway” to talk about how to properly deep-fry your bird safely.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/18/2014

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Getting To Know The “Godfather” Of Pittsburgh

Vince Isoldi dubbed the Godfather of Pittsburgh we find out if it’s who he is or all media hype.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/17/2014

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AJ Burnett A Pirate Again – Clint Hurdle Reacts

Clint Hurdle reacts to the Pirates resigning AJ Burnett and his fundraising campaign with his wife Karla.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2014

Hall of Fame Steeler Rocky Bleier

Rocky Bleier Named Honorary Chairman Of “The Crucible” Extreme Hiking Fundraiser

Rocky Bleier and Dr. Joesph Maroon announced as the honorary chairmen of “The Crucible” extreme hike thought the Laurel Mountains this coming May.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2014

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Cold Weather Expected To Last Over Next Few Days

North of I-80 forecasters are predicting there could be up to 10 inches of lake effect snow Thursday night through Saturday morning. Locally we will also be dealing with a little bit of the white stuff but don’t panic, we aren’t expecting any accumulation.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2014

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Steeler Great Andy Russell Needs Your Help To ‘Kick Hunger’

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Steelers fans always expect their team to win. Winning is something their used to. Fans of the black and gold are also known for their generosity and now Steeler fans have an opportunity to win and fight hunger at the same time

Former Steelers linebacker, Andy Russell, joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the Kick Hunger Challenge, an annual fundraiser online that raises money for those in need of food.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/27/2014

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Amplify: Author Discusses Using Faith To Cope With Anxiety

Author Amy Simpson discussed faith and anxiety with Father Ron Lengwin.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/27/2014