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Pittsburgh Mapping & Historical Site Viewer Website

If you’ve ever been curious about the history of a Pittsburgh neighborhood or street, a new website might provide the answer. The “Pittsburgh Mapping and Historical Site Viewer,” produced by the ESRI Mapping Center, is […]


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WWII Battleship Clock Makes Its Way To Local Museum

Today marks the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. And a piece of that historic day is on display for the Pittsburgh community to see — an artifact from a sunken battleship.



Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]


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The History Of Valentine’s Day

Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…


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“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Shell’s Pursuit Of History Not Done Yet

Rushel Shell now owns the WPIAL career rushing record, but there’s still more he can do to enhance his legacy as one of the greatest to ever play his position in western Pennsylvania.

93-7 The Fan–09/28/2011

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ


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Author Discusses Civil Rights Movement

Dr. Tomiko Brown-Nagin joined KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore to discuss her book “In Courage To Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/26/2011


Top 10 Books Written by Our Presidents

Commemorate this Independence Day by reading a book written by a President of the United States. Our current and former Commanders in Chief have composed many memoirs, political and social writings and even works of […]


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History of Father’s Day

Father’s Day, the holiday set aside to celebrate dad, has been an institution for 101 years. But what is the evolution of Father’s Day? How did it become the holiday it is today? One Father’s Day historian offers his unique perspective on the third Sunday in June and after you read this, you too will be a Father’s Day expert.


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Expert Discusses Future Of Social Security

PITTSBURGH (NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA) – Virginia Reno joins Chris Moore to discuss the future of Social Security across the generations. Virginia is the Vice President of the income security policy for the National Academy of […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/30/2011

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Author Discusses War After Eisenhower

Dr. Gareth Porter joins Chris Moore to discuss his piece “From Military-Industrial Complex to Permanent War State.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/23/2011