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Disconnecting From Work While On Vacation

Nowadays it is harder than ever to disconnect from electronics, especially during a vacation. A recent study says that 61 percent of those surveyed did at least some work while on their last vacation.

On top of that, many bosses expect their employees to be available by email while others are afraid their bosses will realize their position is no longer needed.

How do you totally disconnect when on vacation and how do you do it without anxiety? Lizzie Post, contributor at the Emily Post Institute and Co-Author of the Etiquette Advantage in Business, joined The KDKA Morning News to discuss how to do that.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/22/2014

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Whitehall Native Found Murdered In Washington State

The boyfriend of a Whitehall native has been arrested after she was reported missing last month and later found murdered across the country in Washington State.

07/10/2014

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Greensburg Faces New Allegations Of Videotaping Naked Women

State police say a Westmoreland County man is facing charges for allegedly using his cell phone to record women in their homes while they were in various states of undress.

06/17/2014

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New Cell Phone Scam Targets Verizon Customers

We love our phones, but the bill, not so much.

05/20/2014

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Consumers Turning To No-Contract Phone Plans To Save Money

When it comes to getting a new cell phone, things are looking up for consumers. You no longer need to sign a two-year contract and be tied to just one company.

05/14/2014

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Allegheny County Unveils New Alert System

Rapid fire communication via texts and emails on a cell phone is a hallmark of Generation X and the Millennials, those born between 1965 and 1995.

04/10/2014

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Verizon Wireless Unveils New Options For Customers

The competition for your wireless business is heating up.

02/13/2014

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FCC May Relax Ban On In-Flight Cell Phone Use

There is some potential good news for travelers who have a hard time going off-line while in the air.

11/22/2013

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The Next Generation Of iPhones Arrives

This is the day iPhone lovers have waited for and hundreds of them in the area waited all night to get their hands on the latest version of this smart phone.

09/20/2013

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Angie’s List: Should You Repair Or Replace Your Cell Phone?

Angie’s List has some advice for when it pays to consider repairing your cell phone instead of replacing it.

08/01/2013

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Cell Phone Thief Targets 2 Local H.H. Gregg Stores

A thief with a very specific shopping list took nearly $10,000 worth of merchandise Sunday from two H.H. Gregg stores.

07/22/2013

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Dad, Son Arrested For Setting 7-Year-Old On Fire, Videotaping It

A Saxonburg man has been arrested for dousing his then-girlfriend’s 7-year-old son with a flammable liquid.

07/11/2013

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The Dangers Of Cell Phone Radiation

Dr. Devra Davis of the Environmental Health Trust joined Chris Moore to discuss the dangers of cell phone radiation.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/03/2013

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Does It Really Do That? Wilson Sleek

We’re heading into summer driving season, which means a lot of time on the road and a bigger potential for frustrating cell phone service and dropped calls.

05/17/2013

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Police Arrest Suspect In Alleged Assault In Ambridge

Ambridge police have arrested a man in connection with an alleged sex assault after a woman let him use her phone.

05/15/2013

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