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Pittsburgh Public Schools Spending $1 Mil On New Security

As the students return to class in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, they arrive amidst a school-wide effort to improve attendance numbers – and security.

08/26/2013

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1 Charged After SWAT Called To Mt. Washington Home

Police and SWAT were called to a home in Mt. Washington Sunday night.

08/25/2013

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Locals Rally For Gun Reform As Tour Stops In Pittsburgh

It’s a 25-state bus tour over a 100-day period and today the bus stopped in Pittsburgh in East Liberty in the Kingley Association parking lot.

08/16/2013

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Man Uses Unusual Methods To Shoo Bothersome Geese

Property owners around the nation have struggled to control exploding populations of geese, but a western Pennsylvania man says he’s devised a way to manage them without firing a shot.

08/04/2013

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Some Pa. State Schools Now Allowing Guns On Campus

Students on some Pennsylvania college campuses might be carrying more than their books. At least five Pennsylvania state-owned universities are now allowing guns on campus.

KDKA-TV–05/13/2013

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More Women Buying, Learning To Shoot Guns

A little mother-daughter time on a sunny Tuesday.

05/08/2013

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Facebook Shuts Down Controversial Gun Shop Contest

A McKeesport gun shop’s contest to give away an AR-15 was shut down by Facebook, which claimed it violated their code of conduct.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/24/2013

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Toomey-Manchin Background Check Bill Fails To Win Supermajority In Senate

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey took to the floor of the Senate Wednesday afternoon to defend his scaled back bill to require background checks of some, but not all, gun purchases.

04/17/2013

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ROOT Sports Hunting Show Hosts Address Responsible Gun Ownership

Gun enthusiast Jeff Bertoni and the hosts of the Root Sports Hunting show “Right Outside,” Jeff Bowman and Matt Prepelka, all have their own ideas about the respect and responsibility necessary for gun ownership.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/13/2013

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Man Arrested After Police Find “Justin Beiber” Heroin

A man is in police custody after he was found with several bags of “Justin Bieber” heroin.

04/13/2013

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Dem, GOP Senators Reach Background Check Deal

A Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases. The agreement could build support for President Barack Obama’s drive to curb gun violence.

04/10/2013

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Officials Hope To Reduce Violence With Gun Buybacks

State Rep. Ed Gainey calls this planned gun buyback initiative a way for the community to fight back against violence.

03/01/2013

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Are The Rise Of Zombies Causing Rising Gun Sales?

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to George Hill, former Army Ranger and tactical firearm instructor, about how gun sales are going up thanks to zombies in our pop culture.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/27/2013

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Gun Store Owners Seeing Ammunition Shortage

When President Obama made a sweeping endorsement for gun restrictions his words rang out like gunfire for some, many believing they would be left unarmed or unable to buy guns or ammunition.

02/22/2013

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Tuesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Pittsburgh Police Investigation, School Safety and Other News

Here’s a round up of some of Tuesday’s top news stories from the KDKA Afternoon News.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/19/2013

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