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Cigarettes, Cell Phones Taken In Point Marion Family Dollar Break-In

State Police in Fayette County are searching for suspects after a Family Dollar store was burglarized in the overnight hours between Thursday and Friday.

07/19/2014

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Ruffsdale Woman Shaken Up During Brazen Home Invasion

A local grandmother is still reeling after a man with a gun barged into her home and threatened her life if she didn’t hand over her prescription medication.

05/09/2014

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Best Mobile Network In Pittsburgh

Ads for Verizon Wireless say it has the most reliable mobile network in the nation, and that’s true according to a new report.

03/05/2014

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Cell Phones Not Immune From Telemarketers

Even if you have put your phone number on the Do Not Call List, the calls may be coming through. And not just on your home phone; your cell phone is not immune from the telemarketers reach.

02/11/2014

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AT&T Wireless Cuts Prices To Win Subscribers

It’s a real battle out there, as the nation’s major wireless service providers want to capture more of the market by luring you away from your current network.

02/03/2014

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Cold Weather Drains Your Cell Phone

Snow, ice, cold, and wind are making life miserable — and you may have noticed it’s also taking a toll on cell phones and other electronics used outdoors.

01/27/2014

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New Study Highlights Dangers Of Distracted Driving

There is no doubt, distracted driving is a major problem.

01/02/2014

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KD Investigation Gets Results: State Calls For FBI Probe Of Charter School

There was some action Friday evening in the wake of KDKA exposing out-of-control spending at a local charter school. Now, the State Auditor General has turned this same information over to the FBI for criminal investigation.

11/08/2013

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Consumer Reports Tests Cell Phone Mounts For Vehicles

GPS sales are tanking as more and more people use their cell phones for driving directions. If you’re considering making the switch to cell phone navigating, you’ll need a phone mount for your car.

09/13/2013

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Cricket Store Robbed At Gunpoint In East Liberty

Police are investigating after a cell phone store was robbed in East Liberty Friday evening.

09/06/2013

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A Look Back To 1992, The Last Time The Pirates Had A Winning Season

If you were like many Pirates fans last night, after the Bucs won their 81st game of the season, you got on social media. Maybe you posted a tweet or texted a friend. But what if none of that existed?

09/04/2013

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Heat Posing Challenges For Many, Including Firefighters & Cell Phone Carriers

Problems are exactly what Verizon is trying to head off in the hot weather.

07/18/2013

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A New Phone Means New Technology

The Samsung S4 brings a new touch screen and new camera to its many updates.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/15/2013

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Consumer Reports: Prepaid Phone Plan Can Be Smart Way To Save

What’s the best cell phone service? Verizon and two smaller companies, Consumer Cellular and U.S. Cellular, just earned top ratings in Consumer Reports’ latest survey. But if you’re trying to save money, Consumer Reports says a pre-paid service can be a better option.

11/29/2012

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How To Fix A Cracked Cell Phone Screen

Ever drop your smart phone or iPad, cracking the screen? If you don’t have insurance and your upgrade is months — or possibly years away — fixing it can be very costly.

11/21/2012

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