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City Councilman Dowd Resigns To Join Non-Profit

Pittsburgh City Councilman Patrick Dowd is resigning to head a non-profit designed to benefit children.

06/17/2013

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Mayoral Candidates Address Police Chief Search, Plowing, Gun Violence At Debate

Cooperation with City Council continues to be a hot button issue in the Pittsburgh mayoral race with Jack Wagner putting Bill Peduto on the defensive about not cooperating with some members of council.

05/09/2013

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Council Gives Preliminary Approval For New Parking Ordinance

For the first time ever, Pittsburgh is a step closer to an ordinance that would govern valet parking procedures.

05/01/2013

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Ordinance Proposed To Crackdown On Animal Behavior

Whitehall is considering an ordinance that would crackdown on offensive odors from animals, as well as dogs that won’t quit barking.

04/27/2013

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Bill Peduto Picks Up Broad-Based Mayoral Support

It was a strong showing of support for Pittsburgh mayoral candidate Bill Peduto from elected officials, labor unions, and community leaders — what Peduto calls a new coalition for a new Pittsburgh.

04/25/2013

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New Technology Tracks Gunfire, Could Show Up In Pittsburgh

New technology aims to spot and follow gunfire – and it could be coming to some areas in Pittsburgh.

04/24/2013

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Council Discusses Cost For Extra Security At Pittsburgh Marathon

There will be more attention on security at Pittsburgh’s upcoming marathon after the tragedy in Boston. But, who will pay for all that extra security?

04/24/2013

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Council Gives Approval To Repeal Mayor’s Petty Cash Fund Law

Pittsburgh City Council gave preliminary approval to a bill that repeals the law that set up a petty cash fund for the use of the mayor, and effectively requires the mayor to access funds like any other city employee.

04/17/2013

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Officials Plan To Increase Security For Pittsburgh Marathon

Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss had his regularly scheduled briefings with his top security chiefs today, but the Boston bombings were uppermost in their minds as Pittsburgh’s own marathon looms next month.

04/16/2013

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Off-Duty Police Hires Questioned

Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith, the chair of the city’s public safety committee, is teaming up with Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss to propose police policy changes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/20/2013

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County Executive Watching Pittsburgh Mayoral Race Closely

KDKA-AM’s John Shumway talks to Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald about what he wants in a new mayor for the City of Pittsburgh. as well as thoughts on city/county consolidation.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/06/2013

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Mayor To Speak Out Today, Speculation Growing

The rumblings surrounding Mayor Luke Ravenstahl keep growing.

03/01/2013

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Bill Peduto To Run For Mayor In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh City Councilman Bill Peduto is running for mayor and made the announcement at a packed party in the Strip District Thursday night

12/13/2012

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People Treated For Heat Exhaustion At Wiz Khalifa Concert

Wiz Khalifa day in Pittsburgh also turned out to be a bad one for several people who were sickened at his concert.

12/13/2012

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Group Releases Recommendations Regarding City Nightlife

Pittsburgh City Council got its first look at a plan to help make city nightlife safer and more enjoyable. However, it will require a commitment from all aspects of the community.

12/12/2012

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