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Gov. Wolf: A ‘Train Wreck’ Is Coming If Budget Isn’t Balanced

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is warning of huge cuts in spending for education and local services next year without a balanced budget as Pennsylvania lawmakers return to the state Capitol.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/26/2016

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Wolf: Money Isn’t There For Funding State-Related Universities

A push by the Republican majority in Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives to free up $578 million for Penn State and other state-related universities has failed.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/12/2016

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Parkway East Reopens Ahead Of Schedule

The round-the-clock work to clean up the rubble left behind on the Parkway East following the implosion of the Greenfield Bridge has paid off.

12/31/2015

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Doctor Who Worked With CTE Discoverer: “‘Concussion’ Is A Good Movie”

One of the doctors who worked with Dr. Omalu on CTE was Dr. Julian Bailes. He joined the “KDKA Morning News” to talk about the movie, CTE and if he thinks children should play football.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/17/2015

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‘Game Brain’ Author Talks New Movie ‘Concussion’

The new film “Concussion” opens nationwide on Christmas Day.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/09/2015

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Gov. Wolf Says Budget Deal Is Closer Than Ever

Speaking at the African American Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Gov. Tom Wolf was cautiously optimistic.

12/03/2015

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Rep. Murphy’s Mental Health Bill Gains Major Support

U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, an Upper St. Clair Republican, has been working on his mental health reform bill for years. Now, he’s getting the support from the Speaker of the House.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/02/2015

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Bucks Co. Withholding All Tax Payments To Harrisburg

Elected officials in a suburban Philadelphia county have turned the tables on state government, withholding all tax payments owed to Pennsylvania because state lawmakers and the governor have failed to reach agreement on a budget.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/25/2015

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Wolf Says Ball Is In GOP’s Court After Budget Deal Blowup

With the collapse of a fragile deal to end a five-month budget stalemate, Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that the next step is up to Republican legislative majority leaders.

11/24/2015

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Gov. Wolf Cautiously Optimistic To Have Budget Before Thanksgiving

The framework is in place to end the five-month budget impasse in Pennsylvania and Gov. Tom Wolf joined the “KDKA Morning News” with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the proposed sales tax increase and property tax relief.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2015

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Veterans Day Parade Could Present Traffic Challenge

In years past the Veteran’s Day parade was every November 11th no matter what day it fell on but recently it moved to Saturday to help boost attendance and give more people a chance to attend.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/06/2015

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How Do You Decide When Your Child Is Too Sick For School?

t is a question many parents face during the school year, when do you decide that your child is too sick to go to school? Sometimes it is obvious but other times it’s not so clear.

Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to give some tips.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/04/2015

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GOP Presidential Candidates Square Off In Another Debate

Marco Rubio bid forcefully for control of the Republican Party’s establishment wing in Wednesday night’s third GOP debate, deflecting jabs from Jeb Bush, who desperately sought to right his floundering campaign.

10/29/2015

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Officials Considering Moving Regatta Back To August In 2016

Officials are considering moving the date of the EQT Three Rivers Regatta back to August in 2016.

10/27/2015

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Former Steelers LB Foote To Take On 101-Year-Old Bloomfield Man In Bocce Match

Before the Steelers take on the Cardinals Sunday at Heinz Field former Steeler and current Arizona Cardinals Coach Larry Foote will be involved in a battle to decide who the true champion of bocce ball is.

Foote, who learned to play bocce in Pittsburgh while he was playing for the Steelers and has loved it ever since, split his first two matches with 101 year-old Uncle Gene Mariani, who has been playing bocce for over 80 years.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/16/2015

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