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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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Soldier Donates Flag To Heidelberg School

Sgt. John Howe had a treat in store for Three Hierarchs Eastern Orthodox School in Heidelberg.

04/10/2013

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Preliminary Hearing Postponed For Target Stabbing Suspect

The man police say is responsible for stabbing several people at a target store last week was in court today.

04/04/2013

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Police: Target Stabbing Suspect Is Delusional, Paranoid Career Criminal

Police sources describe suspect Leon Walls as a delusional, paranoid career criminal, who should be in jail or a mental facility.

03/26/2013

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New Mapping Website An Interactive Pathway To Pittsburgh’s Past

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 an interactive pathway to the past.

01/15/2013

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 […]

01/15/2013

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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.

12/07/2012

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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 […]

06/13/2012

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The History Of Valentine’s Day

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

01/29/2012

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