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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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Wrestling Coach Charged With Sex Assault

A West Allegheny Senior High School assistant wrestling coach has been charged with six felony counts of institutional sexual assault of a minor.

KDKA-TV–01/17/2013

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Pa. Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana

Add Pennsylvania to the list of states where residents could be allowed to possess and smoke marijuana legally.

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Crash Kills Butler Woman, Injures Driver

State police are investigating a traffic accident that killed a Butler woman Saturday night.

11/18/2012

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Man Dies After Three-Story Fall

A man died after falling off of a third-story balcony on the South Side early Sunday morning.

11/11/2012

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Kennywood Takes “Cautious, Responsible Approach” To Beer Sales

Kennywood is now one of dozens of amusements parks around the country that sell beer. It went on sale for the first time last weekend under tight security.

09/16/2012

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Police Probe Recent Break-Ins At 2 South Side Bars

Two bars on Pittsburgh’s South Side have been burglarized in recent weeks. In each case, money and alcohol were taken.

08/01/2012

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State Sen. Ferlo Supports Kennywood’s Revised Alcohol Plan

State Sen. Jim Ferlo is backing off his criticism of Kennywood’s plan to sell beer.

07/19/2012

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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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‘Operation Dry Water’ To Begin On City’s Waterways

Operation Dry Water begins Friday and will last through the weekend. They’ll be extra sets of eyes looking for boaters whose abilities might be alcohol impaired.

06/21/2012

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Driving Under The Influence Of Drugs A Growing Problem

Most people know you can get into serious trouble for drinking and driving. You can also get into trouble for taking that pain pill or allergy medicine and driving. It’s called DUI-D — or driving under the influence of drugs — even legally-obtained prescription drugs or over-the-counter medicines.

06/15/2012

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