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New Carrier Offering Unlimited Smartphone Service For $19 A Month

Just $19 a month can get you unlimited calls, texts, and data for your smartphone and you don’t have to sign a contract.


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Detectives Track Thief Who Snatched Cop’s Phone

A thief who stole a cell phone Saturday was unlucky in that the phone belonged to a Pittsburgh Police detective.


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Steelers RB Chris Rainey Arrested, Then Waived By Team

Steelers player Christopher Rainey was arrested Thursday morning in Gainsville, Fla.


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Disturbing School Bus Stop Brawls Caught On Camera

Swissvale police are increasing patrols near a school bus stop where two major brawls happened the past few days.


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Police Say Text Message Scams Increasing

Police are urging the public to beware of spam text messages.


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Is Your Cellphone Controlling & Ruining Your Life?

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Leigh Cunningham, author of “Being Anti-Social,” about how cell phones are ruining our personal relationships.

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Cell Phones, Radios To Be Silent In Squirrel Hill Tunnels Until 2014

Commuters that use the Squirrel Hill Tunnels can forget about using the radio and cell phones at least through 2014 while construction is going on.


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Pre-Paid Cell Phones Could Save You Money

What happens if you want one of the newest cell phones, with all the bells and whistles, but you can’t afford the carrier’s plan? Pre-paid cell phones are cheaper, and they come with some of the same great features you’d expect from a contract phone.


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Suspect’s Cell Phone Dials 911 During Burglary

Three people are facing charges – all because a thief’s cell phone dialed 911 during a burglary. Police say the men allegedly broke into a business in the 500-block of Harber Street in New Castle.


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Telemarketers Tap IntoTexting Technology

Telemarketers are now turning to texts instead of phone calls and there’s little you can do to stop it.


File Cell Phone Spam Complaints With FTC

Telemarketers are now turning to texts instead of phone calls and there’s little you can do to stop it. Being signed up for the Do Not Call Registry, won’t help, but you can file a […]


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Cell Phone Helps Crews Locate Missing Elderly Man

A cell phone helped rescue crews locate an elderly man who went missing this morning from an assisted living facility in McCandless.


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How To Avoid Spam Messages On Your Cell Phone

Business seems to booming for text message spammers. However, there are ways you can prevent them from reaching your cell phone.


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Analyzing Your Cell Phone Bill Could Save You Money

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — More Americans than ever use cell phones now, but it turns out you could be throwing money out of the window. Analyzing 24,000 wireless bills, Bill Shrink Co-Founder Schwark Satyavolu says consumers […]


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Chris talks with Pittsburgh School Board Member Mark Brentley about his controversial cell phone bill.





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