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2014 Trout Season About To Kick Off

Get your rods, reels and bait ready. Trout season starts April 12 in Pennsylvania. Dennis Tubbs with the PA Fish and Boat Commission joined John Shumway to discuss what you need to know for trout opening day and what affect the harsh winter has had on trout supply.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/11/2014

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Expert Weighs In On Talking To Children Following Tragedies

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – The stabbing spree that occurred at Franklin Regional High School has left many in the community and region shaken. How do parents, children, and teachers handle the stress and anxiety they may now feel?

Psychologist Dr. Christian Conte joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to discuss how you can talk to your children following the attack that has hit so close to home.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/10/2014

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Deadline To Claim Money From IRS Fast Approaching

With less than a week to go, many procrastinators will be scrambling to finish up their taxes to make sure they get them in by the April 15 deadline.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/08/2014

Radio, Talk, Microphone, Mic

Pa. Funeral Director Ronald McDonald Appears In National Ad Campaign

Taco Bell recently started serving breakfast at their restaurants and as part of their ad campaign they wanted Ronald McDonald to tell people how good their new breakfast is. So they found 25 people around the county named Ronald McDonald to promote the new menu items.

One of the McDonalds is a funeral director from Kane Pa and he joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about his experience.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/07/2014

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Brian Cuban: Eating Disorders Also Affect Men

When people hear the words anorexia and bulimia, they think of a disorder that affects women. However, many men also suffer from the eating disorders.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/02/2014

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Touchdown For Autism Campaign Kicks Off

April is Autism Awareness Month. Officials say the disorder is now diagnosed in 1 in every 68 children making it the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S.

Michael Marino, son of star quarterback Dan Marino is on the autism spectrum. He joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about how autism doesn’t have to hold people back and what the Dan Marino Foundation does for those on the spectrum.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/01/2014

Bob Nutting

Pirates Owner Nutting Expects Winning To Continue in 2014

20-long years the Pirates were usually found at the bottom of the standings but a playoff appearance last season ignited many dormant baseball fans in Pittsburgh who were longing for a winner.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/28/2014

Andrew McCutchen

McCutchen Ready To Accomplish More In 2014

Andrew McCutchen is the current reigning National League MVP and he says he is excited to start another season and get married. He joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/26/2014

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Clint Hurdle Not Ruling Out Francisco Liriano For Opening Day

Francisco Liriano has been named the Pirates Opening Day starter since the middle of February, but that may be in jeopardy as General Manager Neal Huntington revealed some issues with Liriano’s groin that may hold him out.

93-7 The Fan–03/24/2014

Jason Grilli

Pirates Excited To Get Season Going & Build Off Last Year’s Success

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Hard to believe, but in a week the Pirates are back in action. They open the 2014 season Monday March 31st against the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park.

To get you ready, KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway are broadcasting from Pirates Spring Training in Bradenton Florida.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/24/2014

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Dan Rather Reflects on Past, Present & Future Of Journalism

Dan Rather is a legend in the broadcast industry. He was the anchor of the “CBS Evening News” for more than two decades. He also contributed to TV magazine shows, “60 Minutes” and “48 Hours.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/20/2014

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Exclusive: Pulitzer Prize Winner McCullough To Receive Another Award

KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert talked to David McCullough in an exclusive interview to discuss his Pittsburgh roots, what he’s working on next, and his connection to KDKA Radio.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/18/2014

St. Patrick's Day

The KDKA Morning News Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day 2014

Every March 17th people all over celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. There are not many cities that have a celebration as large as Pittsburgh’s.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/17/2014

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep? Probably Not

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – This week is sleep awareness week.How much sleep do you really need? No matter how much they say chances are you’re not getting enough.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/14/2014

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Malaysia: No Engine Data After Plane Went Missing

Planes sent Thursday to search the area where Chinese satellite images showed possible debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner found nothing, Malaysia’s civil aviation chief said, deflating the latest lead in the six-day hunt.

03/13/2014

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