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Weekend Magazine with Rob Pratte

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Saturday, 5-8am

Wake up Saturday as Rob Pratte starts the weekend with Weekend Magazine.  Rob talks with the newsmakers of the week and gets you in gear to start your weekend.

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ROOT Sports Hunting Show Hosts Address Responsible Gun Ownership

Gun enthusiast Jeff Bertoni and the hosts of the Root Sports Hunting show “Right Outside,” Jeff Bowman and Matt Prepelka, all have their own ideas about the respect and responsibility necessary for gun ownership.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/13/2013

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Duquesne Law Professor: Young Lawyers Want To Serve Community

Duquesne Law School professor Joe Mistick has seen a shift in the motivations behind young lawyers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/13/2013

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Public Affairs Professor Outlines What It Means To Be

After the firing of Pittsburgh City Police Chief Nate Harper and Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announcing he will not run for re-election, Franklin & Marshall College Professor of Public Affairs Dr. G. Terry Madonna spoke with KDKA’s Rob Pratte Saturday to discuss what it means to be Mayor of a city today.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/31/2013

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Vaccines That All Children Should Have

Family & Sports Medicine Dr. Edward D. Snell from Cranberry Township joined KDKA’s Rob Pratte Saturday morning to discuss what vaccines are important for children to have.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/31/2013

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Pittsburgh Retreat Center Changes Lives

Lou Gentile of CSI Investigators talked with KDKA’s Rob Pratte Saturday morning about the Saint Paul of the Cross Monastery located in downtown Pittsburgh and the passing of their friend Frederick Paul Policaro.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/31/2013

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US Airways, American Airlines Merger’s Effects On Pittsburgh

KDKA’s Rob Pratte talks to State Sen. Jay Costa, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, State Rep. Mark Mustio, and a former airline employee about the US Airways and American Airlines merger and its effects on the region.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/31/2013

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The Future Of The PLCB

What will happen to the state stores after the Pa. House of Representatives moved quickly on a bill to privatized the state liquor stores?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/31/2013

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How Much Consumers Spend On Easter

How much are you spending on Easter this year?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/30/2013

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The Mayor’s Race & Nate Harper From The Candidates’ View

What do the mayoral Canidates think about Nate Harper and the problems facing the Pittsburgh police and what need to do to move the city forward? Mayoral hopefuls Bill Peduto, Michael Lamb, Jack Wagner and Representative Jake Wheatley all addressed Former police Chief Nate Harper and what needs to be down to help the city move on and what they will bring to the office of the mayor.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/24/2013

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Getting Ready For Economic Boom Coming To Beaver County

With Marcellous Shale drilling, the growth of Beaver County and surrounding towns is crucial to the region. Besides the industry from natural gas, the retail and technology sectors will also be important to the area.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/17/2013

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State Legislators Continue To Work Out Budget

Gov. Tom Corbett has laid out his proposed budget, but state Sen. Elder Vogel says it’s far from finished.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/16/2013

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Growth & The Future Of Gas In Our Area

Rob Pratte sat down with Christopher Guith, Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce For 21st Century Energy Sunday morning to talk about what the oil and gas development has done for the country, as well as our region.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/10/2013

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Jack Wagner On The Mayoral Race And His Trip To Israel

KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte talked with Jack Wagner about his trip to Israel and his decision to run for mayor.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/09/2013

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Will State Sen. Jim Ferlo Run For Mayor?

KDKA’s Rob Pratte spoke Sunday morning with State Sen. Jim Ferlo to talk about the recent decision of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl not to seek another term in office.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/03/2013

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A Story Of Hope Through Ballet & The Highmark Caring Place

KDKA’s Rob Pratte talk with the Director of The Highmark Caring Place Terese Vorsheck and Ballet star Maria Caruso about what they have worked on together to help kids and their grief.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/17/2013