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Downtown Bus Shelter Becoming Known As “Pittsburgh’s Smallest Jazz Club”

Which would you rather do? Wait at a bus stop, or listen to the mellow sound of jazz?

07/15/2015

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George Benson Reminisces About The Pittsburgh That Shaped Him & His Music

He still has the voice, and he can still play the guitar. George Benson still loves coming home to the town that shaped his life.

05/13/2015

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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Furry Tails: Big Honors For Local Pets!

You probably haven’t heard of these local pups, but you should know they’ve recently received some big honors.

04/13/2014

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Local Piano Virtuoso Garnering Praise From Jazz Legends

When he touches the ivories, the melodies flow through his fingers like water in a stream. Pittsburgh’s own Brett Williams is already an accomplished piano virtuoso at 21-years-old.

12/24/2013

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Strip District Mural Pays Homage To Pittsburgh Jazz Legends

You may notice some new artwork the next time you’re in the Strip District.

09/19/2013

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Beyond the Baselines: The Jackie Robinson Story In Music

With the Jackie Robinson biopic “42” hitting movie theaters and Major League Baseball celebrating Jackie Robinson Day on Monday, April 15, the man who broke baseball’s color line at Brooklyn’s Ebbett’s Field in 1947 has come alive once again to a whole new generation of people who might not realize what Robinson or his legacy means to our lives today.

93-7 The Fan–04/13/2013

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Best Shows To See On Valentine’s Day Weekend 2013 In Pittsburgh

Take a trip to the Cultural District in downtown Pittsburgh this Valentine’s Day weekend for comedy, romance, beer tasting and music.

02/11/2013

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Wednesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Dec. 5, 2012

In case you missed the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News here are some of the highlights.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/05/2012

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Lakers Crushed By Thunder In Game 1

Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.

05/15/2012

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers gives Metta World Peace #15 a five in the third quarter while taking on the Denver Nuggets in Game Seven of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 12, 2012 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Metta’s Defense Makes Difference To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets In Game 7

Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series.

05/14/2012

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Nuggets Crush Lakers To Force Game 7

Ty Lawson scored 32 points, fellow spark plug Corey Brewer added 18 and the Denver Nuggets forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a dominating 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.

05/11/2012

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives on Corey Brewer #13 of the Denver Nuggets during Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kobe Scores 38 To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets, Go Up 2-0 In Series

Kobe Bryant scored 38 points, Andrew Bynum followed up his playoff-opening triple-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers weathered Denver’s late rally for a 104-100 victory over the Nuggets on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 series lead.

05/02/2012

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