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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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Fund Set Up For Family Of Franklin Regional Stabbing Suspect

There has been an outpouring of support in the Murrysville area for the people involved in the recent stabbing attack at Franklin Regional High School. Now, there is an effort underway to try and help the family of suspect Alex Hribel.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/01/2014

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Neil Walker’s Dad Named Adult Honoree For Pittsburgh Walk For Arthritis

It is the leading cause of disability in the county. Every 1-in-5 adults along with 300,000 children are affected by arthritis.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/24/2014

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Is Sitting For Long Hours At Work The New Smoking?

The average worker spends over five hours and 40 minutes sitting at their job every day and a new study says it’s bad for your health, with some claiming the long-term effects of sitting can be as bad as smoking.

Dr. Michael Jensen from the Mayo Clinic joined Larry and John to talk about a study they conducted.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/22/2014

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Make-A-Wish Foundation Asking For Unused Frequent Flyer Miles

The Make-A-Wish Foundation makes dreams come true every day for kids across the country, including the Pittsburgh area.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/18/2014

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Peduto Excited For Job Growth & New Development

While President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were unveiling a new job training grant program at the CCAC campus in North Fayette Wednesday, one man got not one, but two mentions for the job he is doing so far.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/17/2014

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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

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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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