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Allegheny County Chief Executive

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Fitzgerald: Much Of The Deer Lakes Park Drilling Money To Go To County Parks

A chorus of frogs echoed across the waters of Deer Lakes Park Wednesday, heralding a perfect day to fish or walk.

05/07/2014

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US Airways Moving Pittsburgh Operations

US Airways says it will be closing its Pittsburgh operations center, taking away hundreds of jobs.

01/24/2014

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Pa. Senate Approves Multi-Billion Dollar Transportation Spending Proposal

The state Senate has approved a multi-billion dollar transportation spending proposal. It now heads back to the House.

11/20/2013

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Grassroots Effort Working To Fight Fracking In Allegheny County Parks

There’s 12,000 acres in nine Allegheny County parks that 11 million people visit each year.

08/20/2013

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Campaign Contributions Playing Big Role In City Mayoral Race

A judge’s ruling that there are no limits on campaign contributions in this year’s race for mayor of Pittsburgh could increase the influence of one elected official.

04/04/2013

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The State Of Allegheny County With Rich Fitzgerald

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald stopped by to talk to KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte about the state of the county, as well as the region in general.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/18/2012

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Fitzgerald, Raja Go To Battle Over Taxes, Assessments

Republican D Raja admits it’s uphill against Democrat Rich Fitzgerald, so at a KDKA Radio debate moderated by talk show host Johnna Pro, Raja made no apologies for going after the Democrat.

09/23/2011

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Raja, Fitzgerald Set To Face Off In County Executive Race

Two men will face off to replace Dan Onorato as this region’s most visible political leader, Allegheny County Chief Executive. Democrat Rich Fitzgerald and Republican D. Raja each won their Primary Tuesday night.

05/18/2011

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County Executive Race Heats Up Over Natural Gas Drilling

The primary election is less than two weeks away and the battle between the two Democrats for Allegheny County Executive is heating up over the natural gas drilling debate.

05/04/2011

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Mt. Lebanon Commissioner To Run For County Executive

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — D. Raja will tell you he’s not a traditional politician. In fact, he’s rather new to politics. But he is a very successful entrepreneur who started a local company 18 years ago […]

02/17/2011

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Flaherty Announces Candidacy For Allegheny Co. Executive

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -The Flaherty name has been a powerful one in local Democratic party politics for nearly 40 years. This year will test whether that name still retains its old allegiance. Allegheny County Controller Mark […]

01/19/2011