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McDonald Police Shut Down Moonshine Operation Possibly Inspired By Reality Show

The flicker of a flame seen by a neighbor in a shed Thursday evening prompted a call to 911.

04/12/2013

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Wexford Liquor Store First Of Its Kind

While talks continue over whether to privatize the state’s liquor system, the liquor control board is focusing on re-branding.

03/26/2013

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Surveillance Video Released In Local Man’s Death At Tampa Airport

It’s been more than a week since a local man was found dead at the bottom of an elevator shaft at the airport in Tampa.

03/23/2013

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Pa. House Approves Modified Liquor Privatization Bill

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to begin debate, and vote, on controversial legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system.

03/21/2013

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House To Begin Debate On Privatization Of Liquor Sales

The Pennsylvania House will begin debate on the campaign to privatize the state’s system of state-owned liquor stores today.

03/20/2013

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Local Doctor Takes A Closer Look At So-Called Hangover Cures

There are several new products that claim to prevent hangovers, or in some cases, ease the symptoms. But do they actually work?

03/15/2013

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Wine, Beer Could Be Sold In Many Venues If Pa. Privatizes State Stores

For decades, Pennsylvanians have bought bottles of wine and liquor from one of the state’s 600 wine and spirits stores and cases of beer from their local distributor, but all that could change.

02/27/2013

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Former Semi-Pro Wrestler Arrested For Assaulting Woman, Officer

A former semi-pro wrestler from the Pittsburgh area is facing charges after he allegedly put a woman in a headlock and then assaulted a police officer.

KDKA-TV–02/21/2013

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Establishments Go Alcohol Free For “State Patty’s”

Nearly three dozen downtown bars, restaurants and bottle shops agreed to halt alcohol sales to counter an early St. Patrick’s Day celebration created by Penn State students, the most aggressive effort yet to curb drinking on the unofficial “State Patty’s Day.”

KDKA-TV–02/19/2013

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Expert Separates Sleep Myth From Reality

Are you getting the kind of sleep you should be? It turns out, what you think you know about getting a good’s night sleep, may not be true. KDKA’s David Highfield went to a local expert to separate myth from reality.

02/15/2013

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Pa. Senator Offers Alternative Plan To Control Liquor

Sen. Chuck McIlhinney Jr. from Bucks County may hold the key to Corbett’s privatization of liquor.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/12/2013

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Pa. Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana

While marijuana is still against federal law, states are moving in the opposite direction.

KDKA-TV–02/11/2013

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Governor Outlines Plans To Privatize Sale Of Liquor, Wine, Beer

Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday afternoon outlined his plans to open up liquor and beer sales in Pennsylvania. He estimates the plan will generate $1 billion in revenue and get the state out of the alcohol business.

01/30/2013

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Many Opposed To Granting West End Strip Club Liquor License

The owners of a controversial strip club on Pittsburgh’s West End are seeking a liquor license from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, but some say that license should be denied.

01/24/2013

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City To Begin Cracking Down On South Side Nightlife

The city’s South Side with its slopes and flats was once synonymous with heavy industry and “studda bubbas” scrubbing their front stoops.

01/18/2013

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