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Larry Honors Our Hometown Heroes

Once again we’re honoring those in this region who make a difference, but don’t ask for anything in return. Learn about the 2014 Hometown Heroes here.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/05/2014

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Dr. Wecht In Support Of Medical Marijuana In Pa.

Over the weekend, well-known forensic pathologist, attorney and medical-legal consultant Cyril Wecht wrote an op-ed piece in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about how marijuana came to be demonized and expressed his support to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/04/2014

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Local Doctor Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro For Worthy Cause

KDKA’s Larry Richert and John Shumway have talked to people all over the world but Wednesday they took their first ever call from the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro when UPMC neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon checked in.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/26/2014

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Bishop Zubik Reviews New ‘Son Of God’ Movie

“Son of God” follows the entire life of Jesus and Bishop David Zubik got a sneak preview. He joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to give his review live from Rome.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/25/2014

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Hometown Olympian Makes History In Sochi

Lauryn Williams captured silver in Sochi in the women’s bobsledding event. She joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about her experience.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/24/2014

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett

Gov. Corbett Discusses Winter Weather, Gas Drilling & More

Gov. Tom Corbett came to the KDKA Radio studios Wednesday to answer questions from Morning Show hosts Larry Richert and John Shumway as well as questions from callers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/12/2014

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Do You Have The Winter Blues Or Something More Serious?

It happens every year around this time. Cabin fever sets in and people seem to be a little edgier. With the seemingly constant cold temperatures and snow this winter people’s moods seem worse than usual.

Psychiatrist Dr. Patton Van Nickell with Allegheny General Hospital joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to identify if you just have the winter blues or something more and how to deal with it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2014

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“Cyber-Days” Means No More Snow Days

It seems like almost every other day there are multiple school delays and closings.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/07/2014

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Olympic Town Sochi Is Home To Pittsburgh-Themed Bar

There are Steelers bars all across the country and the world, but what are the odds of a Pittsburgh themed bar in Russia?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/07/2014

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Local Olympian Hopes To Win Gold In Sochi

The Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony is this Friday and one of our own is in Sochi, Russia representing the USA.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/04/2014

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County Salt & Plow Truck Drivers Could Strike This Week

Another round of snow is making its way through the area and the Allegheny County salt trucks are clearing the roads, for now.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/03/2014

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Apple Co-Founder Wozniak Discusses How Far Technology Has Come

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – He was the brains of a small company in California that took the world by storm. When you look at your phone or computer there is a good chance that device is an Apple product.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/27/2014

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Real Life Jerry Maguire Talks Rise & Fall In New Book

Leigh Steinberg joined Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about his new book, “The Agent,” in which he tells his story of victory, personal defeats, and how he is coming back.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/23/2014

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New App Will Help AAA Customers Request Service

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Days when the temperature dips near or below zero, AAA knows they are going to get more service calls than usual. Wednesday morning’s commute was no different.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/22/2014

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New Stem Cell Procedure Gives Hope To Pain Sufferers

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) Stem cells have been used to treat cancer patients, multiple scleroses, and other conditions. Now, a local practice, Rehabilitation and Pain Specialists, is now bringing to the Pittsburgh area a non-surgical adult stem cell procedure to treat pain in patients.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/21/2014