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New Law Limits Options For Putting A Pet To Sleep

Some pet owners opt to have a veterinarian come into their home to make the process more comfortable for both them and the pet. However, new a new law is quickly putting a stop to that option, which many are hoping will be changed soon.

04/18/2013

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Dem, GOP Senators Reach Background Check Deal

A Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases. The agreement could build support for President Barack Obama’s drive to curb gun violence.

04/10/2013

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Postal Service Delays Plans To Cut Saturday Mail Service

The U.S. Postal Service says it will delay plans to cut Saturday mail delivery because Congress isn’t allowing the change.

KDKA-TV–04/10/2013

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Newtown Victim’s Sister Says Assault Guns Should Be Banned & Recalled

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Jillian Soto, sister of one of the teachers killed during the Newtown school shooting, about her view of gun control and her work in Washington, DC.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/10/2013

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Diving Into The Sequester With Congressman Rothfus

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to US Congressman Keith Rothfus on what the Sequester is and what is being done about it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/19/2013

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Federal Officials Probing Pittsburgh VA Legionnaire’s Outbreak

Federal officials are now looking into the fatal Legionnaire’s Disease outbreak at the Pittsburgh VA.

02/04/2013

Capitol Hill

Opinion: New Beginnings

This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.

01/04/2013

Peter King

Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible Congress

Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.

01/04/2013

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Thursday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 3, 2012

Missed the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News? Well, here’s a recap of the highlights.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/03/2013

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Fiscal Cliff Rescue – What It Does & Does Not Do For You

For all the commotion — some would say insanity — that Washington created over the fiscal cliff these last few weeks, you’d think final approval of a bill late Tuesday night to avoid the cliff would mark lots of changes in tax rates for average Americans. Not so.

01/02/2013

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House Of Representatives Approves Fiscal Cliff Bill

All it needs now is the President’s signature. Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives approved a bill to avert the Fiscal Cliff.

01/01/2013

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Last-Minute Deal Reached

Racing against the clock, the White House reached agreement with congressional Republicans late Monday on a deal to prevent across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts to government programs from taking effect at midnight, according to administration and Senate Democratic officials.

12/31/2012

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No Deal In House, Taxes Going Up

President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made one last stab to avoid higher taxes on everyone, scheduled to take effect at midnight tonight.

12/31/2012

Fiscal Cliff Calculator

Dec. 31 is the last chance for Congress to prevent the United States from going over the so-called “fiscal cliff” and it doesn’t appear the two sides are close to a deal.

12/31/2012

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Work Continues In Washington D.C. To Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are working on a plan to avoid the Fiscal Cliff.

12/28/2012

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