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Thousands Flock Downtown To Watch St. Patrick’s Day Parade

It’s a tradition that dates back to 1869. Through wars, the depression and even a blizzard, Pittsburgh loves its St. Patrick Day Parade. And this year was no exception.

03/16/2013

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Former Penn State Football Players Speak Out At PSU Trustees Meeting

About 30 former Penn State football players showed up at a crowded Friday afternoon meeting of the Penn State Board of Trustees in Hershey, critical of the trustees handling of the Sandusky affair and their treatment of the late coach Joe Paterno.

03/15/2013

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Corbett Says Pay-To-Play Is No Longer Rule In State Government

Gov. Tom Corbett won’t talk about the current investigation, but says whatever happened at the Turnpike Commission under previous governors, his rule about doing business with any state agency is simple.

03/15/2013

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Local Woman’s Wins Lawsuit To Get Low-Income Health Care Reinstated

Funds for low-income health insurance programs were diverted, the programs disbanded and that has left thousands in Pennsylvania with no assistance. On Tuesday, a Commonwealth Court judge declared unconstitutional a state law that siphoned money from the Adult Basic Health Care program into state coffers.

03/05/2013

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Gov. Corbett: We’ve Had To Do Some Very Difficult Things

KDKA-TV’s Jon Delano talked to Gov. Tom Corbett about approval ratings and running for re-election.

03/04/2013

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Gov. Signs Execution Warrant For Convicted “Kill For Thrill” Killer

Gov. Tom Corbett has signed an execution warrant for a man convicted in the “Kill for Thrill” murders 33 years ago.

03/01/2013

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Wine, Beer Could Be Sold In Many Venues If Pa. Privatizes State Stores

For decades, Pennsylvanians have bought bottles of wine and liquor from one of the state’s 600 wine and spirits stores and cases of beer from their local distributor, but all that could change.

02/27/2013

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PA Public Welfare Secretary Criticized For Living Out Of State Resigns

Pennsylvania Public Welfare Secretary Gary Alexander, who lived in Rhode Island and was paid for travel costs during his employment, has resigned.

02/08/2013

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Transportation Secretary: Corbett’s Plan Crucial To Road, Bridge Preservation

What most people took away from Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget address on Tuesday is that gas prices could go up even further to pay for our region’s transportation and road costs.

02/06/2013

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Gov. Corbett Unveils Budget Proposal

Gov. Tom Corbett unveiled his budget proposal today. He says he plans to spend an additional $600 million in the upcoming fiscal year.

02/05/2013

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Previewing Gov. Corbett’s Budget Proposal

Executive Director of The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Sharon Ward joins KDKA Radio’s Johnna Pro to discuss what they expect to see from Gov. Tom Corbett’s 2013-14 spending plan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/02/2013

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Governor Outlines Plans To Privatize Sale Of Liquor, Wine, Beer

Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday afternoon outlined his plans to open up liquor and beer sales in Pennsylvania. He estimates the plan will generate $1 billion in revenue and get the state out of the alcohol business.

01/30/2013

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Corbett To Unveil Plan To Privatize State Liquor Sales

Gov. Tom Corbett is about to unveil his plan to privatize the state’s liquor sales.

01/29/2013

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Corbett Signs Off On Long-Term Lottery Lease, Defends His Action

Gov. Tom Corbett said his administration on Wednesday night signed off on the Pennsylvania Lottery deal. Corbett is giving a 20-year contract to a British firm to operate the lottery.

01/17/2013

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Experts Discuss Lottery Privatization

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek speaks with the Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College Dr. G. Terry Madonna in the first half of the hour.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/14/2013

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