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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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Consumer Reports Tests Pet GPS Tracking Systems

Keeping track of things like your car keys and wallet are hard enough, but what about when the object you’re looking for is your lost four-legged friend?

04/16/2012

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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.

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Carnegie Mellon University researchers created the free app, which is only available on iPhones for now with a version for Android soon to come.  (Credit: KDKA)

New App Helps Riders Track Port Authority Buses

We hear it a lot from Port Authority riders who get stranded at stops waiting for their bus, but now there is some new technology that lets you know when your ride is coming, and it’s free.

07/27/2011

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Pilot Program Uses GPS Technology To Track Sex Offenders

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — More than 1,100 registered sex offenders live and work in Allegheny County and 43 of them are now wearing monitoring devices as a condition of their parole. District Attorney Stephen Zappala blames […]

KDKA-TV–01/10/2011

A doctor at St. Clair Hospital is using GPS-like technology to find cancer in lungs.

New Technology Helps Local Doctor Map Lungs

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — GPS is pretty common on our dashboards, but doctors are now using similar technology in lungs. Tim Bachurski was dealing with a lung spot on a chest x-ray. A CT scan revealed […]

11/12/2010

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Local Sex Offenders To Get Ankle Bracelets

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala plans to begin a pilot program in the Woodland Hills School District, requiring Megan’s Law offenders to wear GPS ankle bracelets. Starting Nov. 17, 47 sex offenders now on […]

11/09/2010

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