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Experts Offer Tips To Keep Your Car Running In Frigid Temperatures

With temperatures expected to get as low as minus 14 in some areas tonight many people are having trouble starting their cars. “Today will be one of those days,” says Tim Dietz, owner of Troubleshooters Auto Repair on Babcock Blvd in the North Hills.

Dietz joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway with a list of tips on what you can do to prevent an automotive headache.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/19/2015

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Health Department: Pittsburgh Public School Student Diagnosed With Tuberculosis

Officials with the Allegheny County Health Department say a student in the Pittsburgh Public School District has been diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB).

02/09/2015

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Local Boy Loses Mother To Cancer, Now Raising Awareness In Her Memory

Last year, Lisa Elaine Gallagher succumbed to brain cancer. Before she passed, the last thing she gave her 14-year-old son, Jack, was a pair of shoes endorsed by his favorite baseball player – L.A. Clippers basketball star Chris Paul.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/06/2015

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Icy Conditions Causing Problems From City To Butler County

While we saw mostly rain last night here in Pittsburgh, people who live north of the city got more snow.

02/02/2015

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Local Man 1 Of 3 Fans In The World To Attend Every Super Bowl

Back in 1967 at the Los Angeles Coliseum Tom Henschel, a native of Harrison Pa., attended the very first Super Bowl. On Sunday, he will continue his streak of being in the stands for all 49.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2015

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Art Rooney II On Hosting Future Super Bowl: Why Not Us?

While the odds of Pittsburgh ever hosting a Super Bowl are slim, at least one person would like to see it happen.

01/29/2015

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Local Vets Think ‘American Sniper’ Is A Movie Everyone Needs To See

The Clint Eastwood directed movie “American Sniper” broke box-office records last weekend and is up for multiple Academy Awards, but it’s also been facing controversy since its release.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/22/2015

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Want Beer? Local Eateries Can Deliver

Thirsty for a cold one but don’t want to leave the house? Well certain establishments with the proper license can deliver beer and the thing is it’s never been illegal.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/13/2015

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South Park Girl Makes It To NFL’s Punt, Pass & Kick Championships

Molly Saylor of South Park competed Saturday in the NFL’s Punt, Pass and Kick championships in Seattle.

01/12/2015

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Man Trying To Warm Up ATV With Propane Heater Sparks Fire

A man trying to get an ATV to start set his house on fire Saturday afternoon in Beaver County.

01/10/2015

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The Afternoon News Sings ‘The 12 Days Of Christmas’

The KDKA Afternoon News sings the 12 Days of Christmas.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/24/2014

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New Precautions In Place After Threat Made Against City Police

The FBI has issued an alert to police after threats to kill police officers and civilians have been made.

12/22/2014

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Star Of ‘Deadliest Catch’ Still Comes Home For Holidays

He’s a Navy veteran, commercial fisherman, captain and star of the popular, award winning, show on the Discovery Channel, “Deadliest Catch” and a native of Irwin.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/17/2014

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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