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State Rep. Accused Of Attacking Shale Supporters Issues Apology

There are new developments after a KDKA investigation uncovered accusations that a state lawmaker is hiding behind online aliases to attack supporters of Marcellus Shale drilling in the area.

05/30/2013

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State Rep. White Accused Of Attacking Shale Supporters Online

When Janice Gibbs started posting her pro-gas views on local websites she was soon shocked at how nasty things got. First, State Rep. Jesse White allegedly posted Gibbs’ real identity. Then, someone posting under the name “Prouder American” called her an “industry troll.”

05/29/2013

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Hey Internet Shoppers – Pay Your Sales Tax!

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Brian Rider of the Pennsylvania Retailers Association about taxing Internet retail sales and the push in Congress to get it done.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/24/2013

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Network Issue Causes State Websites To Go Offline

Many of Pennsylvania’s state government websites are offline, and officials aren’t providing details about the cause or its likely duration.

04/15/2013

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Consumer Reports Tips To Save On TV, Internet & Phone Bills

To save on television, Internet and phone bills, many people get all three services from the same company. However, Consumer Reports said there are ways to save.

04/04/2013

Watch Boy, 2, Break Into Sister’s Room

An 8-year-old girl complained to her parents that her 2-year-old brother was taking stuff out of her room at night.

03/28/2013

Time Magazine Names Best Twitter Feeds

Time Magazine is out with its favorite Twitter feeds.

03/26/2013

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Ambridge High School Students Discuss Texting & Driving, Social Media, More

Mike Pintek joined a group of Ambridge High School students to break down some of the latest issues in the news.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/14/2013

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Pitt School Of Education Teaching Prospective Teachers Old-Fashion Standards

A Mount Lebanon chorus director turned himself in Friday to face charges of sending-sexually explicit texts to a male student for two years, and even beyond graduation.

03/08/2013

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Local Police Chief Resigns After Facebook Photo Surfaces

A local police chief in Somerset County has been suspended without pay after a controversial picture of him surfaced on the Internet.

02/28/2013

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“Crowdfunding” Growing In Popularity As Fundraising Tool

One of the latest trends in fundraising allows people to create a website and pair it with social media to raise money for just about anything.

02/19/2013

“Crowdfunding” Websites

One of the latest trends in fundraising allows people to create a website and pair it with social media to raise money for just about anything.

02/19/2013

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Asteroid Whizzes Past Earth, Captures World’s Attention

Rarely is there a story that captivates the world’s attention as this one has. An asteroid, the size of an apartment building, whizzed past earth. Millions monitored the momentous occasion via the Internet on Friday afternoon.

02/15/2013

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Attorney Says “Revenge Porn” Victims Have Good Case Against Those Posting Photos

You could call it “revenge porn” – adult websites where jilted lovers can post explicit pictures of their exes; pictures that, before the break-up, were private.

02/14/2013

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Doctors Seeing Rise In Cyberchondria Sufferers

From the common cold to the rarest and most exotic diseases, the Internet is filled with information about every possible ailment For some people, by the time they see the doctor they think the worst based on what they’ve read online.

02/13/2013

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