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‘KDKA Morning News’ Spring Training Notes: March 25, 2015

The “KDKA Morning News” is in Bradenton this week broadcasting from McKechnie Field – the Spring Training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates – getting you ready for the 2015 season.


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Pirates Are Aware Of High Expectations For 2015 Season

The “KDKA Morning News” is in Bradenton this week broadcasting from McKechnie Field – the Spring Training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates – getting you ready for the 2015 season.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/24/2015

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Mr. McFeely To Help Celebrate Be My Neighbor Day

Friday, March 20 would have been Fred Rogers’ 87th birthday. His legacy will be celebrated all weekend with Be My Neighbor Day, along with other activities around Pittsburgh.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/19/2015

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‘KDKA Morning News’ Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day With Visit To Irish Pub, In Studio Performance

The “KDKA Morning News” with Larry Richert and John Shumway had their annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration filled with Irish jokes, stories, a trip to the oldest pub in Ireland and a performance from one of Pittsburgh’s premiere musicians, live in the studio.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/17/2015

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First Class Inducted Into International Mustache Hall Of Fame

The first class of inductees have been put into the International Mustache Hall of Fame.



Pothole Damage Can Cost You Hundreds Of Dollars

Dave Phillips with State Farm joined the “KDKA Morning News” with Larry Richert and John Shumway to discuss potholes and how there is a right way to hit one if you can’t avoid it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/09/2015

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Experts Offer Tips To Keep Your Car Running In Frigid Temperatures

With temperatures expected to get as low as minus 14 in some areas tonight many people are having trouble starting their cars. “Today will be one of those days,” says Tim Dietz, owner of Troubleshooters Auto Repair on Babcock Blvd in the North Hills.

Dietz joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway with a list of tips on what you can do to prevent an automotive headache.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/19/2015

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Local Boy Loses Mother To Cancer, Now Raising Awareness In Her Memory

Last year, Lisa Elaine Gallagher succumbed to brain cancer. Before she passed, the last thing she gave her 14-year-old son, Jack, was a pair of shoes endorsed by his favorite baseball player – L.A. Clippers basketball star Chris Paul.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/06/2015

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Local Man 1 Of 3 Fans In The World To Attend Every Super Bowl

Back in 1967 at the Los Angeles Coliseum Tom Henschel, a native of Harrison Pa., attended the very first Super Bowl. On Sunday, he will continue his streak of being in the stands for all 49.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2015

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Local Vets Think ‘American Sniper’ Is A Movie Everyone Needs To See

The Clint Eastwood directed movie “American Sniper” broke box-office records last weekend and is up for multiple Academy Awards, but it’s also been facing controversy since its release.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/22/2015

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Want Beer? Local Eateries Can Deliver

Thirsty for a cold one but don’t want to leave the house? Well certain establishments with the proper license can deliver beer and the thing is it’s never been illegal.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/13/2015

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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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