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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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Franco “Dok” Harris Running For City Council

Dok Harris, son of Franco Harris, announced that he is running for Pittsburgh City Council.

KDKA-TV–01/28/2013

Pens Fans At PNC Park

Fans, Local Government React To NHL Labor Strife

(AP) — Sitting in a hockey locker room, Steve Chase became the latest die-hard fan fed up with the NHL lockout.

93-7 The Fan–12/13/2012

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Falling Off Fiscal Cliff Could Hurt LIHEAP, Other Programs

With all this talk in Washington about making the wealthy pay more in taxes, or not raising taxes on the middle class, it’s easy to think this fiscal cliff is only about taxes. But it’s also about automatic spending cuts of $55 billion this coming year in non-defense programs.

12/03/2012

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Local Voters Hoping For Cooperation In Washington D.C.

After Tuesday’s election, America is essentially right where it was before voters went to the polls.

11/07/2012

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Summit Leaves Mural For The City

A mural was dedicated to the city today.

10/20/2012

One Young World Summit 2012

The One Young World Summit is coming to Pittsburgh.

10/14/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

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“You Didn’t Build That”: Examining Government’s Role

KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore talks with Steven Conn, the editor of a book of essays called “To Promote the General Welfare.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/23/2012

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Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

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Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

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Rob Talks Jobs And What Government Is and Is Not Doing

KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte talked with Dave Pasquale, of Col-Fin Specialty Steel, and Ron Pollina, author of the book “Selling Out A Super Power.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/19/2011

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