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Butler Co. Commissioners At Odds Over “In God We Trust” Motto

A battle is brewing in Butler County over the “In God We Trust” motto.

04/15/2014

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Toyota Reaches $1.2 Billion Criminal Settlement With Government

It’s the largest criminal penalty ever assessed against an auto manufacturer — $1.2 billion — announced Wednesday morning by Attorney General Eric Holder.

03/19/2014

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Retired Colonel Accused Of Conspiring To Defraud Air Force

He was a colonel with sway over the entire 171st Air Wing. Federal prosecutors say Col. Gerard Mangis used it to enrich himself, allegedly conspiring with a co-defendant to defraud the Air Force of more than $200,000.

03/05/2014

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Government Halts Benefits For Butler Co. Woman Paralyzed In Accident

If you met Casey Galbreath you would assume she’s handicapped. But under the circumstances we had to ask.

02/18/2014

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New Mayor Bill Peduto Making His Presence Known

Only about two-weeks into the job, but it seems like Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is everywhere.

01/16/2014

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High Court Strikes Down Zoning Limits On Gas Drilling

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is striking down provisions that stripped the power that municipalities had over where natural gas drilling activity could occur.

12/19/2013

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Government Shutdown Will Impact Local Area

Absent a last minute Congressional deal, a government shutdown will begin at midnight tonight — and Pennsylvanians will be affected.

09/30/2013

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Syrian American Author: “We Need To Support Our Soldiers In America”

Syrian American author Daleo Khalil joined KDKA’s Chris Moore to discuss why America should not go to war with Syria.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/09/2013

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New Bill Could Open Adoption Records In Pa.

Since 1985, Pennsylvania has closed adoption records to adoptees, but a a new bill introduced by State Representative Kerry A. Benninghoff would allow adoptees to obtain a copy of their original birth certificates.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/30/2013

Watching Fireworks

Military Fireworks Show Cut, Even Though Local Company Volunteered To Do It For Free

Military veterans are upset after the annual Camp Lejeune fireworks show for military members and their families was cut. Even after a local company volunteered to do it for free.

07/03/2013

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Walmart Issues Warning About New Email Scam

There are two new scams to warn you about.

05/16/2013

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Council Gives Preliminary Approval For New Parking Ordinance

For the first time ever, Pittsburgh is a step closer to an ordinance that would govern valet parking procedures.

05/01/2013

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Local Congressmen Weigh In On Sequester

They are the largest across-the-board federal spending cuts in history. President Obama signed the order setting them into motion Friday night. Now, some local congressmen are weighing in.

03/02/2013

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Rep. Keith Rothfus Discusses Start Of Term

Rob Pratte sat down with Rep. Keith Rothfus to talk about the start of his term in office.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/17/2013

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Property Owners Who Fail Dye Test Could End Up Paying A Bundle

It’s a problem you may not know you have, but it could end up costing you a bundle. Thousands of properties around Allegheny County have failed a dye test; and if you own one of them, the state and federal governments say you need to fix it.

02/05/2013

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