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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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Gun Shop Responds To Gun Control Debate By Giving Away Assault Rifle

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Eric Lowry, owner of Pittsburgh Tactical Firearms, about his gun giveaway, as well as gun owners’ rights.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/06/2013

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Gun Enthusiasts Flock To Monroeville Show

An overwhelming crowd once again showed up at a local gun show Saturday.

02/02/2013

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In this handout provided by The White House, U.S. President Barack Obama shoots clay targets with a shotgun on the range on August 4, 2012 at Camp David, Maryland.

White House Releases Photo Of Obama With Shotgun

The White House has released a photo of President Barack Obama firing a gun, two days before he heads to Minnesota to discuss gun control.

02/02/2013

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Wednesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 30, 2013

It was another packed show on the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News. Here are some of the highlight’s in case you missed anything.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/30/2013

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Buffalo Wild Wings Under Fire Over Controversial Gun Stance

Food chain Buffalo Wild Wings finds itself in the middle of a controversy, after gun bans pop up at company-owned restaurants.

KDKA-TV–01/25/2013

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Thursday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 24, 2013

Here’s a recap of the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News in case you missed any of the top interviews.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2013

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