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Pittsburgh Museum Takes Time Capsule During Ownership Battle

A demolition company has been ordered to give a 120-year-old time capsule to a Pittsburgh museum while it wrangles with the city over its ownership.

04/02/2015

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Ground To Be Broken On The Reconnecting Of Hill District To Downtown

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)– It will be an historic day in Pittsburgh that has been a long time coming. Tomorrow marks the first step to make more out of the land at the former Civic Arena site […]

03/22/2015

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Historic WWII Posters Discovered Locked Away At Grove City College

The battlefield stretched around the world for American forces in World War II.

03/17/2015

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Black History Month: Tracing The Roots Of An Historic Church

As we celebrate Black History Month, we trace the roots of the first African Methodist Church west of the Allegheny Mountains.

02/13/2015

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Local Jewish Families’ Histories Can Now Be Found With The Click Of A Mouse

You never know what you’ll find when you dig into the family archives.

02/12/2015

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Group Hoping To Have Frank Conrad’s Garage Rebuilt As Broadcasting Museum

Broadcasters and radio buffs gathered in Wilkinsburg Friday afternoon where Rick Harris, of the National Museum of Broadcasting, continued the fight to rebuild Dr. Frank Conrad’s garage as a museum.

10/17/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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Detroit Radio Personality Dives Into The History Of Radio

Hear all about the history of radio as seen through the eyes of a legendary Detroit DJ.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/30/2014

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Playtime And History Mixed At Soldiers And Sailors Celebrations

There was face paint, a parachute and more at Soldiers and Sailors Hall on Memorial Day.

05/26/2014

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George Washington Stops By Heinz History Center

The nation’s first president stopped by the Heinz History Center Sunday afternoon.

02/16/2014

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Professor Researches Local African American History With Bank Records

Dr. Laurence Glasco, a professor of African-American history at the University of Pittsburgh is teaming up with Dollar Bank.

02/10/2014

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Bank’s Discovery Adds New Chapter To African American History In Pittsburgh

Employees of Dollar Bank, a bank that has been in the community since July 19, 1855, discovered several documents a couple years ago, many of them actual signature ledgers, as well as the original charter and articles of incorporation.

02/07/2014

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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

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Stacy Smith Looks Back At Kennedy Assassination Report 30 Years Ago

Thirty years ago, I reported on the 20th anniversary of the Kennedy Assassination.

11/22/2013

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Historian Discusses Lincoln’s Unlikely Ally

Dr. Tarpley explained how “the Civil War almost became the first World War”, and Abe Lincoln’s unlikely ally.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/18/2013

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