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Andy Sheehan

sheehan Andy SheehanKDKA-TV Investigator Andy Sheehan began his broadcast journalism career in September 1992, when he joined KDKA-TV after reporting for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette for nine years. Prior to that he worked for the Daily Register in Red Bank, New Jersey.

A member of the KD Investigators, Andy’s forte is the in-depth investigative story, exposing corruption and government waste. On a daily basis, he gives viewers the inside story on breaking events with exclusive reports and interviews. Through his network of sources, he has developed over the years, he keeps you on top of the news.

Andy is always out in front on the big stories, giving you the complete story behind the city’s fiscal woes, the recent grand jury probes into key political figures and the intrigues behind the slots legislation.

Born in Red Bank, New Jersey, Andy is a graduate of Columbia University.

Andy and his wife, Abigail, live with their two sons in Allegheny County.

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Movement Underway To End Forced Busing In Woodland Hills

The creation of the Woodland Hills School District spawned protests and required the forced busing of minority students.

01/15/2014

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Mayor Peduto Orders 72-Hour “Pothole Blitz”

They’re big, deep and nasty — and they’re all over the place.

01/14/2014

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Local Town’s Drilling Ordinances Questioned

These are boom times for shale gas exploration but towns and municipalities like South Fayette Township are concerned that it should be controlled and limited, adopting zoning ordinances that would keep drilling away from schools and residential areas.

01/13/2014

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Peduto Asks Gates Foundation For More Time To Save School Grant

Mayor Bill Peduto says he’s asking the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for more time to save a $40 million grant for Pittsburgh Public Schools.

01/09/2014

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$40 Million Gates Grant To Pittsburgh Public Schools May Be In Jeopardy

Four years ago, amid great excitement, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded Pittsburgh Public Schools an extraordinary grant — $40 million to become a national model of improving teaching in the classroom.

01/08/2014

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City Schools Superintendent Says Decision To Call Off School Is Not Exact Science

School districts throughout the region are weighing the decision whether to close, delay or open on time Wednesday morning.

01/07/2014

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New Webcam Lets You View Pittsburgh Eagles At Home

Two or three days a week, Dana Nesiti comes down to the South Side River Trail to take photographs of Pittsburgh’s nesting eagles.

01/06/2014

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Elected Officials Want To Renegotiate “The Big Fix”

Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region’s antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.

01/03/2014

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ALCOSAN Rates Going Way Up In The New Year

The New Year is coming in with a big blow to your wallet. The cost of treating sewage at the Allegheny County Sanitary Plant is going up — way up.

01/02/2014

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Homicides In Allegheny Co. Keep Pace With City For 2nd Year In A Row

Gun violence is spreading throughout Allegheny County’s suburbs.

01/01/2014

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Restaurant Co-Owner Gives Gift Cards To Those In Need

His is a real rags to riches story. So, when he saw our stories earlier this month about needy families, a local business owner decided to give back in a special way this Christmas.

12/24/2013

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City Of Clairton, School District Appealing Tax Assessment Reduction Of Steel Plant

The Borough of Braddock depends on taxes from U.S. Steel’s Edgar Thompson Works for about a third of its operating budget.

12/20/2013

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High Court Strikes Down Zoning Limits On Gas Drilling

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is striking down provisions that stripped the power that municipalities had over where natural gas drilling activity could occur.

12/19/2013

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KD Investigates: Sewer Fixes Could Bankrupt Homeowners

It’s a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.

12/18/2013

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KDKA Viewers Respond To Food Bank Plea

Food pantries throughout the region are responding to unprecedented demand, as the poor, working poor and retirees, like Pete Rotondo, struggle to make ends meet.

12/16/2013

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