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New Bill Aims To Crack Down On Underage Drinking

A bill introduced to Pittsburgh City Council today aims to crack down on underage drinking.

10/16/2013

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Arbitrator Rules On-Duty & Off-Duty Officers Must Be Paid Same For Working Special Events

This summer’s Kenny Chesney concert attracted thousands of fans who spent millions of dollars in the city. It took dozens of off-duty and on-duty Pittsburgh police officers to handle.

10/04/2013

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Teacher Arrested In Homewood; Community Activists Accuse Police Of Overreacting

About two dozen people gathered Wednesday night outside the Pittsburgh Zone 5 Police Station after an incident on Kelly Street in Homewood where there was a meeting of a group called the Community Empowerment Association.

06/27/2013

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Fitzgerald’s Relationship With Peduto A Partnership

During the campaign, the two seemed inseparable — Rich Fitzgerald and Bill Peduto — politically attached at the hips.

05/31/2013

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Peduto Promises Clean Sweep At City Hall

There’s a reason Bill Peduto used a city street sweeper as a symbol of his campaign.

05/22/2013

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Peduto Wins Democratic Nomination For Mayor

Longtime City Councilman William Peduto has won the Democratic nomination for mayor, defeating former state auditor general Jack Wagner and state Rep. Jake Wheatley.

05/21/2013

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Peduto Welcomes Wagner To Mayoral Race

The race for Pittsburgh mayor is heating up.

03/08/2013

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Councilman Reprimanded For Calling Friend Gay In Emergency Alert

A Washington city councilman has been reprimanded, for calling a friend gay while sending out an email testing a citywide alert system.

KDKA-TV–03/05/2013

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Peduto Giving Mayor Space As Speculation Continues About His Political Future

The lights were on in Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s office Thursday night. But if the mayor was in, he wasn’t about to speak to the gauntlet of cameras and reporters waiting outside his office.

03/01/2013

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Lamb Makes Formal Request For Mayor’s Bodyguards’ Debit Card Records

Pittsburgh City Controller Michael Lamb says he wants a full accounting of the expenditures by the mayor’s bodyguards. He made a formal request on Friday that all records be turned over.

02/22/2013

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City Councilman Calling For Chief To Put On Leave Of Absence

A city councilman is now calling on Mayor Luke Ravenstahl to put Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper on a leave of absence.

02/14/2013

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Thursday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 24, 2013

Here’s a recap of the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News in case you missed any of the top interviews.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2013

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Peduto Introduces Bill To Keep Nighttime Parking Free

Free parking is the norm at most suburban shopping malls, but those who shop in Downtown Pittsburgh or the city’s seven neighborhood business districts have to pull out the quarters to park their cars at metered spots, at least during the daytime. Evening parking has been free, but that changes in 2013 unless City Council acts.

12/04/2012

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Councilman O’Connor Upset By Property Assessments

He’s been on City Council for less than two weeks, but already Councilman Corey O’Connor has held several neighborhood meetings on reassessments.

01/12/2012

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City Council Considers Parking Meter Changes

City Council is considering some changes to its parking meter rules as they field more complaints from drivers.

09/01/2011

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