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RiverRide 100 Raising Money For The Arthritis Foundation

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – One hundred miles, along five rivers, all in one day to raise money and awareness for the Arthritis Foundation. Jeff Krakoff and four of his friends will be biking the […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/15/2014

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Online Petition Aims To Get ‘Jagoff’ In Webster’s Dictionary

Pittsburghese is near and dear to our hearts around here. It defines us as a region.

10/14/2014

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People Conflicted About The Conflict Kitchen

Conflict Kitchen’s new menu has definitely brought some controversy. We find out how it’s business is handling these “conflicting” views.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/07/2014

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Flight 93 Site Fire Probe Finds No Sign Of Arson

Investigators say they’ve found no indication of arson or other foul play in the fire that damaged buildings at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania.

10/06/2014

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Major Fire Destroys 3 Buildings At Flight 93 Memorial

A major fire is reportedly burning at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County.

10/03/2014

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Oktoberfest Celebrations Are Here

Get all the information on how Oktoberfest is celebrated in Germany and how we can join in on the celebration here.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/22/2014

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Pennsylvania Senator Pushing For Teachers To Carry Firearms

State Sen. Don White (R-Indiana), presented the Senate Education Committee with a bill that would allow teachers, and other school staff members to bring their guns to work.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/18/2014

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Doctor Separates Enterovirus Facts From Hype

There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.

09/17/2014

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Pa. State Senator Reacts To Steelers’ Running Backs Marijuana Charges

State Senator pushing for the legalization of marijuana reacts to the arrest of two Steeler running backs.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/21/2014

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Retired Sprint Car Driver Weighs-in On Stewart Accident

So far no charges have been filed against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in connection with a deadly crash Saturday night at a Sprint-car race in New York.

08/11/2014

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Actor Robin Williams Found Dead In California Home

Oscar winning actor Robin Williams was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Tiburon home Monday, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Department.

08/11/2014

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“Deadliest Catch” Star Happy To Be Back In Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Captain Wild Bill Wichrowski may be known as the short-tempered skipper of the Cape Caution on Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch,” but at heart, he’s just a normal fisherman from Pittsburgh. […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/06/2014

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Iconic Bayer Sign On Mt. Washington To Go Dark

It looks like it is going to be lights out the an iconic Mt. Washington sign. Hear about the efforts to save it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/31/2014

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Local Doctor Addresses Worries Ebola Outbreak Could Come To U.S.

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed over 700 lives. Should we be worried about virus reaching the United States?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/31/2014

This 19 August, 2004 NASA Solar and Heliospheric Administration (SOHO) image shows a solar flare(R) erupting from giant sunspot 649. The powerful explosion hurled a coronal mass ejection(CME) into space, but it was directed toward Earth. (Photo Credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pitt Professor Explains Importance Of 2012 Solar Flare Close Call

Could a solar flare knock out our access to the technology we use everyday? A local professor explains the chances and circumstances.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/28/2014

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