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Local Author Destroys Pittsburgh In Debut Novel

In his debut novel, Thomas Sweterlitsch destroys Pittsburgh. He says it’s a love letter to the city and “there’s no better way to write a love letter to a city then to completely obliterate it off of the face of the earth.”

Sweterlitsch joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the new book “Tomorrow and Tomorrow”.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/10/2014

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Furry Tails: A Hero’s Hero

The story of former U.S. Army Capt. Luis Carlos Montalvan and his service dog Tuesday is about much more than a man and his pet. You see, Tuesday is not a pet.

07/02/2014

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Expert Shares His Ideas On How To “Foster Black Progress”

Neighborhoods plagued with empty storefronts, little entrepreneurship and poverty are nothing new to Pittsburgh, but what can we do to change it?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/23/2014

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Local Woman Remembers Renowned Author, Poet Maya Angelou

Remembering author and poet Maya Angelou, who died at the age of 86.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/28/2014

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Seasoned Wartime Reporter Talks Impact Of Conflicts

Jones has reported on the impact of war in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. She has spent time in Afghanistan with US soldiers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/10/2013

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Author Offers Insight In Catholic Church, Priests

With the recent resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, many are wondering what will happen for the future of the Catholic Church.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/14/2013

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RMU Speaker Series: Jeannette Walls

KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert was joined by Dr. Connie Ruzich, a Robert Morris University Professor of English, at Heinz Hall to listen to speaker, Jeannette Walls.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/14/2013

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Children’s Book Helping Little Girl Share Her Story

Riley Jones doesn’t let a heart defect slow her down. But her mother, Lori Jones, says the 6-year-old North Hills girl has grown all too familiar with hospital beds.

11/08/2012

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Local Author David Atkins Discusses New Book ‘Obituary’

Local author David Atkins stopped by the KDKA studios to talk to Rob Pratte about his new thriller “Obituary.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/29/2012

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Why Our Brains & Legal System Aren’t Foolproof

KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore talks with Dan Simon, author of “In Doubt: The Psychology of the Criminal Justice Process.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/15/2012

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Author Puts The Sandusky Scandal Onto Paper

KDKA’s Mike Pintek talks to Bob Dvorchak, co-author of Game Over: Jerry Sandusky and The Culture of Silence. They discuss the Jerry Sandusky Scandal and why Dvorchak thought it was necessary to write the book. […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/19/2012

This photo shows the cover of Dr. Tomiko Brown-Nagin's book. (Photo Taken By: NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA)

Author Discusses Civil Rights Movement

Dr. Tomiko Brown-Nagin joined KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore to discuss her book “In Courage To Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/26/2011

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Author’s New Book Offers Motherly Advice, Lessons

Eugene Quinn, author of “Moms are the CEO’s of Life” joined KDKA AM’s Rick Bergman Sunday afternoon on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/08/2011

Pencil, Class, School, Students

What’s In Your Handwriting?

Handwriting identification expert Michelle Dresbold checked in with Mike Romigh this evening on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/12/2011

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Author Discusses U.S. Labor and Immigration

Author and photographer David Bacon joined Chris Moore Thursday evening on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/03/2011

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