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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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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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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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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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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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Vote Aims To Save Household Pets From Dinner Table

You would never think that anyone would ever consider eating a cat or dog in this country. Surprisingly, it is legal in Pennsylvania and only in this state.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/20/2014

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McGuire Memorial Continues To Make a Difference For Those In Need

Everyday, McGuire Memorial in New Brighton helps those in need. Their mission is to serve children and adults who have severe physical and intellectual disabilities, including those on the autism spectrum.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/30/2014

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Jim Krenn Makes His In-Studio Debut On KDKA Radio

Every Friday at 8 a.m. Jim Krenn will join Larry Richert and John Shumway the newest edition to the KDKA Morning News.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/26/2014

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Pittsburgh Police Detective Adopts Two Boys In Need Of A Home

Two young boys were on the way to what most likely would have been an awful life but now thanks to one Pittsburgh Police detective they have a new home.

Detective Jack Mook, who is a bachelor, joined the KDKA Morning News with larry Richert and John shumway to talk about adopting 11 year-old Jesse and 15 year-old Josh, how they changed his life, and the difficulties he had along the way.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/25/2014

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Sid Bream Hopes Disappointment Of ’92 NLCS Was Exorcised In Atlanta

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Sid Bream is a Pirate alum and he was loved during his time with the Pirates. Then, he became an Atlanta Brave and in 1992 and scored the game winning run for the Braves sending them to the World Series and the Pirates into 20 years of losing seasons. Whether Bream was really safe or out has been debated for over 20 years.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/24/2014

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Military Analyst McCausland Doesn’t Think ISIS Poses A Major Threat To U.S., Yet

Retired Army Colonel and CBS News Military Analyst Jeff McCausland Joined the “KDKA Morning News” with Larry Richert and John Shumway to discuss what action the United States is taking to support those fighting the Islamic State.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/22/2014

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Pittsburgh Comedy Icon Jim Krenn Joins ‘KDKA Morning News’

Pittsburgh’s own Jim Krenn is joining the “KDKA Morning News” with Larry Richert and John Shumway.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/17/2014

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Relief Fund Still Helping Familes Affected By Sept. 11th

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Rick Applegate from Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Partners gives his Moneytalk report with Larry and John every morning and 13 years ago the company was hit with a devastating loss.

Cantor Fitzgerald occupied offices at the top of the World Trade Center and on September 11th 2001 the company lost 658 employees during the attacks.
Edie Lutnick who lost her brother Gary on September 11th is the co-founder and president of the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/09/2014

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