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President Obama Talks War In Afghanistan

KDKA Political Editor Jon Delano was invited to the White House for an interview with President Barack Obama to discuss energy; however, given the events in Afghanistan over the weekend, the topic of discussion changed.

03/12/2012

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Members Of 32nd Aerial Port Squadron Return Home

Family and friends gathered Saturday night at the Air Reserve Station in Moon Township to welcome home members of the 32nd Aerial Port Squadron.

03/11/2012

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911th Airlift Wing Members Return From Afghanistan

More than 20 members of the 911th Airlift Wing’s Civil Engineering Squadron returned to Pittsburgh Monday night after a six-month deployment in Afghanistan to support Operation Enduring Freedom.

02/20/2012

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Tears & Hugs Exchanged As Soldiers Return Home

A touching scene played out in New Kensington Saturday when more than 100 members of the 307th MP Company returned to their families after a yearlong tour in Afghanistan.

02/04/2012

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War Vets, Former NFL Stars To Compete In Indianapolis

A group of wounded Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans will also be taking the field in Indianapolis thanks in part to a former Steelers great.

01/26/2012

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Family Of Fallen Marine Responds To Afghan Withdrawal

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to the father of a local fallen Marine for his thoughts on Obama’s plan to bring home troops.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/23/2011

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Local Soldier Responds To Obama’s Planned Troop Withdrawal

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to a local Afghan veteran about the planned pull-out by the U.S. military.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/22/2011

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Clarion County Marine Killed In Afghanistan Laid To Rest

Family, friends and community members are in mourning today as a Marine from Clarion County is being laid to rest.

06/16/2011

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Community Mourns Local Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A Lawrence County soldier who was killed last month in Afghanistan was laid to rest today.

06/11/2011

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Remembering Local Marine Killed In Afghanistan

KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to a close family friend of Sgt Joseph Garrison.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/09/2011

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Western Pa. Native Killed In Afghanistan

A Marine from western Pennsylvania was killed in Afghanistan. Joseph Garrison died on Monday during combat operations in the Helmand province, according to the Department of Defense.

06/07/2011

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Local Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A local soldier from Lawrence County was one of six killed in Afghanistan on Thursday.

05/30/2011

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Former Intelligence Officer, 9/11 Families Weigh In On Bin Laden’s Death

President Barack Obama says Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/02/2011

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Mike Pintek Talks With Donald Rumsfeld

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talked with former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld about his new book, “Known and Unknown.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/28/2011

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Local Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Residents of Jamestown in Mercer County are in mourning after one of their own was killed by a sniper in Afghanistan.

04/24/2011

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