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Local Author Destroys Pittsburgh In Debut Novel

In his debut novel, Thomas Sweterlitsch destroys Pittsburgh. He says it’s a love letter to the city and “there’s no better way to write a love letter to a city then to completely obliterate it off of the face of the earth.”

Sweterlitsch joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the new book “Tomorrow and Tomorrow”.

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UPMC Doctor: Fight Cancer Through Eating Well

The reasons for eating a healthy diet are obvious but have you ever thought about the relationship your diet has to cancer? One doctor think there is a strong link and hopes that people change their minds about that link in the next few years.

Dr. Colin Champ, Assistant Professor in the department of radiation oncology at UPMC joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the link between nutrition and cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/09/2014

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Bug Expert Dispels Myths About Ticks & Mosquitoes

You hear about the dangers of ticks often in the spring and summer but what you think is that blood sucking creature on you might be something completely different.

Entomologist Bill Todaro joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to discuss the difference between ticks and “billbugs” as well as dispel some other common insect misconceptions.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/07/2014

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Steve Forbes Discusses New Book About The Global Economy

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Does it feel like the money you earn doesn’t go as far as it once did? In his new book “Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It”, Steve Forbes says that it doesn’t.

The Chairman and Editor in Chief for Forbes Media and former presidential candidate joined KDKA’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the current state of the economy.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/24/2014

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Legendary Hall Of Fame Coach Don Shula Remembers Noll

Legendary Hall of Fame coach of the Miami Dolphins for almost a quarter of a century Don Shula joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert to talk about the life of Chuck Noll.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/17/2014

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Col. Jeff McCausland On The Latest Developments In Iraq

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – CBS News Military Analyst and former Army Colonel Jeff McCausland joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert for the latest concerning the situation in Iraq.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/16/2014

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Local Vet Reacts To Deteriorating Situation In Iraq

Ben Keen, Army Veteran and founder of Steel City Vets joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert to discuss how he feels about the deteriorating situation in Iraq.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/13/2014

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Officals Warn Of Scammers Coming To Your Home

Local police and the Better Business Bureau are both warning people about the dangers of being robbed and scammed by people who are claiming to be door-to-door salespeople.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/10/2014

The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, fly in the Delta Formation over downtown Pittsburgh near Point State Park, Wed. June 4, for a scheduled photo shoot. The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform 68 demonstrations at 34 locations across the U.S. in 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kathryn E. Macdonald/Released)

Naked Photos In Aircraft Cited In Navy Blue Angels Probe

A former Blue Angels commander tolerated inappropriate sexual comments and pornographic images in the workplace – including photos of naked women in the cockpits of the precision flying team’s planes, the Navy said Tuesday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/05/2014

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Local Veteran Gives Take On Bowe Bergdahl Situation

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has become a hot button issue since his release in exchange for five Taliban members this past weekend.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/04/2014

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Avoid An Increase In Your Electric Bill

(NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – You may have noticed your electricity bill has jumped up in the past few months and if you haven’t you may be in for a surprise June 1st.

Senior Communications Specialist Brian Knavish joined Larry Richert and John Shumway on the KDKA Morning News to talk about why prices are going up and how you can avoid it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/27/2014

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Pittsburgh Zoo Debuts New Galapagos Tortoise Exhibit

They amazed Spanish Settlers and Charles Darwin — and now, Pittsburgh has two of their own.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/23/2014

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WHIRL Magazine Celebrates 20 Years Of The Warhol

The Andy Warhol Museum celebrities is celebrating its 20th anniversary and WHIRL Magazine features the museum in their May issue. Who thought screen printing a soup can could go so far?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/13/2014

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Pirates’ Jason Grilli Tells His Story In “Just My Game”

He’s known as Grilled Cheese and he’s overcome a lot of adversity to become one of the most popular Pirates around.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/09/2014

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Bill Cowher Talks Engagement, NFL And “Broadcaster Of The Year” Award

Bill Cowher joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway live from the Hotel Hershey to talk about receiving the “Broadcaster of the Year Award,” his recent engagement and of course, some football.

05/04/2014

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