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Pa. State Senator Reacts To Steelers’ Running Backs Marijuana Charges

State Senator pushing for the legalization of marijuana reacts to the arrest of two Steeler running backs.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/21/2014

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Retired Sprint Car Driver Weighs-in On Stewart Accident

So far no charges have been filed against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in connection with a deadly crash Saturday night at a Sprint-car race in New York.

08/11/2014

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Actor Robin Williams Found Dead In California Home

Oscar winning actor Robin Williams was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Tiburon home Monday, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Department.

08/11/2014

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“Deadliest Catch” Star Happy To Be Back In Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Captain Wild Bill Wichrowski may be known as the short-tempered skipper of the Cape Caution on Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch,” but at heart, he’s just a normal fisherman from Pittsburgh. [...]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/06/2014

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Iconic Bayer Sign On Mt. Washington To Go Dark

It looks like it is going to be lights out the an iconic Mt. Washington sign. Hear about the efforts to save it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/31/2014

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Local Doctor Addresses Worries Ebola Outbreak Could Come To U.S.

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed over 700 lives. Should we be worried about virus reaching the United States?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/31/2014

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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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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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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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

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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

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High Demand For School Resource Officers – Necessary or Over Reaction

School resource officers are in high demand. Is it really necessary or is it an over reaction to recent tragedies?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2014

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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

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Best And Worst 4th Of July Locations – Where Does Pittsburgh Rank?

Find out where Pittsburgh ranks on the list of 2014 Top Cities for the 4th of July.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/02/2014

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Avoiding Scams Like Alleged KFC Scarred Child Hoax

The story that started a fund for a 3 Year Old kicked out of a KFC turns out to be a hoax. Are there more stories like this out there? How common are they?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/25/2014

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