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Council Members Show Support For UPMC Workers

Several members of Pittsburgh City Council spoke out in support of workers and former employees at UPMC today.

10/08/2013

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City Council Honors Tony Award Winner Billy Porter

He grew up here, went to high school and then college here, but Billy Porter said he was never ready for what happened in his hometown today.

10/01/2013

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City Council To Vote On $25K Strip Club Settlement

City council will vote Wednesday on a $25,000 settlement it will have to pay out to the strip club Blush.

09/03/2013

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City Council Gives Preliminary Approval On Parking Enforcement Bill

Parking may be a headache in Pittsburgh, but a new bill could stop things from getting worse.

06/25/2013

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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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