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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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Tuskegee Airmen’s Memorial Unveiled In Sewickley

It was a day that some World War II veterans thought they would never live to see: the dedication and unveiling of Tuskegee Airman’s Memorial of Greater Pittsburgh.

09/15/2013

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Artifacts Found During Dig At Fort Pitt Blockhouse To Go On Permanent Display

There was a lot of digging and sifting going on at the old Fort Pitt Blockhouse last weekend. Archeologists uncovered artifacts from the site of a future garden.

08/21/2013

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Fort Pitt Block House Dig Turns Up Many Artifacts, And Visitors

They’re getting down and dirty around the old Fort Pitt Block House.

08/17/2013

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Soldiers And Sailors Remember Civil War

Memorial Day was commemorated at Soldiers and Sailors hall in Oakland.

05/27/2013

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A Look Into The Lessons Of History

Author of “Doomed To Repeat: The Lessons Of History We’ve Failed To Learn” Bill Fawcett, says there are many lessons to be learned from the triumphs and downfalls of history.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/19/2013

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