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Updated Brochure Aims To Help Smooth Interactions Between Police And Young People

Several groups want to prevent another tragedy by preparing people before they cross paths with police.

03/16/2015

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Pennsylvania House Passes Bill On Cyber Bullying

A bill creating the offense of cyber harassment of a child in Pennsylvania has the overwhelming approval of the state House of Representatives.

02/24/2015

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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Federal Judge Rules Pa. Gay Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional

A Federal judge is expected to issue his ruling on Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban.

05/20/2014

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Butler Co. Commissioners At Odds Over “In God We Trust” Motto

A battle is brewing in Butler County over the “In God We Trust” motto.

04/15/2014

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School Teacher Files ACLU Lawsuit Against Officer, Claims Racial Profiling

School teacher Dennis Henderson was arrested on a Homewood Street, after attending a community rally to address police community relations.

11/19/2013

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Pa. Legislator’s Bill Would Require “In God We Trust” In Public Schools

Should “In God We Trust” be posted in public school buildings? That’s what a bill introduced by a suburban Pittsburgh legislator would require.

11/13/2013

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Man Claims “Impeach Obama” Sign Painted Over

His message may not be for everyone, but the president of the Mon Valley Republican Committee says his freedom to deliver that message is being trampled on.

08/20/2013

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Pa. County Would Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Officials in the third-largest county in Pennsylvania have agreed to issue same-sex marriage licenses, despite a state law that bans the practice.

07/23/2013

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Pa. Law Banning Gay Marriage Faces Court Challenge

The American Civil Liberties Union said it filed the first known legal challenge Tuesday seeking to overturn a state law effectively banning same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania, the only northeastern state that doesn’t allow it or civil unions.

07/09/2013

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Community Groups Want Input On New Chief Of Police

Several community groups say they want more input before Mayor Luke Ravenstahl hires a new police chief.

02/27/2013

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Pittsburgh Bureau Of Police Accused Of Discrimination

The ACLU has filed a class-action lawsuit again the Pittsburgh Police Bureau claiming racial discrimination in its hiring policies for police recruits.

08/24/2012

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Pa. Voter ID Law Faces Legal Challenge

Ten regular voters say Pennsylvania’s new voter identification law will prevent them from voting in this November’s election and they estimate as many as 80,000 to 800,000 Pennsylvanians do not have acceptable photo IDs to vote.

05/01/2012

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To Pledge Or Not To Pledge?

KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks to Jim Davis, attorney and school solicitor For Brownsville Area Schools.

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Refusal To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance Leads To Lawsuit

Are students required to say the Pledge of Allegiance at school? That was the question that confronted school officials at the Brownsville Middle School and the wrong answer has resulted in a federal lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.

04/30/2012

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