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Allegheny County Council

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County Council Gets Look At Proposal To Drill In Deer Lakes Park

Allegheny County Council is getting its first look today at a drilling agreement that would allow Range Resources to drill for natural gas below Deer Lakes Park in West Deer Township.

03/18/2014

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County Council To Consider Proposal To Use Bridges As Special Events Venues

A proposal to use Allegheny County bridges as venues for special events is on the agenda for tonight’s County Council meeting.

03/18/2014

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Campaign Mailer Causing Controversy In County Council Race

Dan McClain describes himself as a hard-working local man. The 35-year-old Democratic County Council District 1 candidate was out campaigning on his grandparents’ street Friday.

11/01/2013

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DJ Claims Rivers Casino Supervisor Said “Don’t Play Black Music”

The Rivers Casino has responded to charges it’s engaged in racist practices with African Americans, delivering a four-page letter to Allegheny County Councilwoman Amanda Green Hawkins.

08/21/2013

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Drozd May Have Lost, But He’s Got Something To Say

Councilman Matt Drozd announced that he is switching party affiliations and is urging his constituents to not vote for his opponent in the Primary, school board member Tom Baker, who Drozd claims used false statements to trick voters.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/24/2013

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County Officials Declare Today Bruno Sammartino Day

Allegheny County officials have declared May 17 as Bruno Sammartino day.

05/17/2013

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County Council To Vote On Airport Drilling Contract

A major vote is set Tuesday night at Allegheny County Council.

02/19/2013

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Drilling At Airport Moves Forward

In addition to the flights coming and going on the runways of Pittsburgh International Airport, Allegheny County is looking at the economic potential of leasing tens of thousands of empty acres for shale gas drilling.

01/17/2013

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Allegheny County Councilman Cited For Allegedly Driving Under The Influence

A member of the Allegheny County Council has been cited for allegedly driving under the influence. Robert Macey, who represents West Mifflin and much of the Mon Valley, crashed in Venango County this weekend.

01/01/2013

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Councilman “Deeply Remorseful” After DUI

An Allegheny County councilman says he is “deeply remorseful and ashamed” over a recent drunk driving arrest.

12/31/2012

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Hearing Over UPMC’s Tax-Exempt Status Gets Heated

A number of protesters confronted senior officials of UPMC Wednesday evening at a public hearing on UPMC’s tax-exempt status.

12/05/2012

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Wednesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Dec. 5, 2012

In case you missed the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News here are some of the highlights.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/05/2012

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16th Street Bridge To Be Named After David McCullough

The 16th Street Bridge will soon be known by a different name.

12/05/2012

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Allegheny County Councilman Talks Assessments

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by Allegheny County Councilman Vince Gastgeb.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/12/2012

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Allegheny County’s Property Tax Hike Might Not Be Legal

By a vote of 11-4, the Democratic members of Allegheny County Council pushed through a $784 million budget, saying a tax hike was necessary to avoid deep cuts in human services and community college caused by recent state and federal budget cuts.

12/07/2011

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