Dan Onorato

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President’s Visit Reflects Re-Election Politics

President Obama toured CMU’s Robotics Engineering Center, signed one of the robots and then announced a major $500 million project to advance manufacturing in America. While the speech was national in focus, it was clear that Pittsburgh was a special target.


Cyril Wecht, Allegheny County, medical examiner

Wecht Wants Job As Medical Examiner Back

He was the Allegheny County medical examiner before a federal prosecutor indicted him on corruption charges. But now that the charges have been dropped, and the term of the current medical examiner has expired, Cyril Wecht says he wants his job back.


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Officials Plan Pens Rally, Big Screen Returns

The city and county, along with the Penguins have planned a noon playoff rally to pump up the fans for the series against the Tampa Bay Lightning which starts Wednesday.


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Union Members Meet With Onorato Over Port Authority Cuts

Dozens of union members gathered at Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato’s office in downtown Pittsburgh today to voice their opinions on the latest round of Port Authority cuts.


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Port Authority Saga Continues

Allegheny County Council President Jim Burn wants to be at the bargaining table with Pat McMahon and the Port Authority Union.

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County Council To Meet About Port Authority Cuts

The Allegheny County Council will hold a special session Wednesday night to discuss the recent Port Authority service cuts.


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Onorato Defends Port Authority Cuts

Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato sat down with KDKA’s Marty Griffin to discuss what went into his decision in making the Port Authority cuts.


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Sources: Port Authority Union Plan Rejected

Emotions are running high as the transit union and the Port Authority try to negotiate a deal that would avoid severe cuts in service.


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Q & A Tuesday With County Executive Dan Onorato

Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato joins Mike Pintek for the inaugural Q&A Tuesday.

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“Sweatshop” Label Placed On Company In Rankin

District 12 Allegheny County Council member Jim Ellenbogen joined Robert Mangino tonight to discuss the “sweatshop” label that was placed on W&K Steel LLC in Rankin. The bill now falls into the hands of County […]

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Allegheny County EMS Head To Step Down

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The head of Allegheny County Emergency Management Services is stepping down to take a job in Harrisburg. Bob Full, who has worked for the county for more than a decade, will become […]


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Onorato Lashes Out Against ‘Super Bowl Flu’ At County Jail

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato is lashing out against corrections officers who called off sick over the Super Bowl Weekend. “Grow up. You got a job, go to work, you’re getting paid,” […]


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Local Elected Officials Super Bowl Bound

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Tens of thousands of Steelers fans would love to go to the Super Bowl, but getting tickets is not easy. However, one group of fans does have an advantage – elected officials. […]


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Flaherty Announces Candidacy For Allegheny Co. Executive

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -The Flaherty name has been a powerful one in local Democratic party politics for nearly 40 years. This year will test whether that name still retains its old allegiance. Allegheny County Controller Mark […]


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Onorato Won’t Seek 3rd Term As County Executive

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Dan Onorato says he will not seek a third term as Allegheny County Chief Executive. “I’ve been in elected office for a long time in this town,” he said. “I’ve enjoyed it. […]