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Springdale Residents Divide Over New “Smart Meters”

The ‘smart meter’ attached to the pipes in Connie Fleck’s basement is a high tech way to measure her water usage digitally, it then transmits that data wirelessly to the utility.

09/09/2013

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Boy Scouts’ Jamboree Puts Weight Restrictions on Scouts, Leaders

This year’s Boy Scouts of America’s national Jamboree is being billed as the most physically demanding in its history, but if your BMI is too high, you’re not invited.

KDKA-TV–07/16/2013

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Controversial Flyers Causing Stir In Swissvale Community

Some flyers have been posted on utility poles in a Swissvale neighborhood, and not everyone is happy with them.

06/21/2013

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Westmoreland Co. Sheriff Not Stepping Down Despite Controversy

There is a political storm brewing here at the Westmoreland County courthouse.

06/17/2013

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Kraft’s ‘Zesty Dressing’ Ad Stirring Up Controversy

A new ad for Kraft Zesty Italian dressing is causing quite the controversy with some moms.

06/17/2013

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Local Police Chief Resigns After Facebook Photo Surfaces

A local police chief in Somerset County has been suspended without pay after a controversial picture of him surfaced on the Internet.

02/28/2013

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Fallout Continues Over Controversial Comments About LaMarr Woodley

Taking private problems and disputes and playing them out in the national spotlight is not the style of the Pittsburgh Steelers. However, that’s what’s happening this off-season, and another key player is now talking about the recent LaMarr Woodley incident.

02/20/2013

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Pirates’ Grilli: ‘I Want To Be Here’

Jason Grilli talked with the Fan’s Dan Zangrilli today in Bradenton, Fla. after a story came out that the Pirates closer was critical of team management at last year’s trade deadline.

02/20/2013

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Mt. Lebanon Library Picture Causing A Stir

The historic painting may be called “Innocence”, but the controversy surrounding a picture of it, is getting all the attention.

KDKA-TV–02/07/2013

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Buffalo Wild Wings Under Fire Over Controversial Gun Stance

Food chain Buffalo Wild Wings finds itself in the middle of a controversy, after gun bans pop up at company-owned restaurants.

KDKA-TV–01/25/2013

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Many Opposed To Granting West End Strip Club Liquor License

The owners of a controversial strip club on Pittsburgh’s West End are seeking a liquor license from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, but some say that license should be denied.

01/24/2013

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Wiz Khalifa Day Sparks Controversy

Today has been declared Wiz Khalifa day in Pittsburgh, but not everyone is excited that the local rapper is being honored with his own day.

KDKA-TV–12/12/2012

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HS Hockey Commissioner Has Change Of Heart After National Anthem Controversy

The governing body of local high school hockey is having a change of heart after backlash to the decision to ban the National Anthem from pregame ceremonies.

11/13/2012

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National Anthem Suggestion Stirs Controversy Among High School Hockey Community

It is a controversial move by the organization that oversees local high school hockey. With ice time so expensive, and in order to keep the games running on time, the league commissioner has suggested doing away with the National Anthem. And the resulting backlash has been fierce.

11/09/2012

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Name Of GPS Application Stirs Controversy

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Sarah Chinn, a professor of English at Hunter College in New York.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/12/2012

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