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Hundreds Rally Against UPMC, Call For Change

Several local politicians were joined by hundreds of demonstrators Saturday to Rally against healthcare provider UPMC.

09/07/2013

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Cyber Indictment Refuels Funding Debate

The indictment of former PA Cyber CEO Nick Trombetta on charges of fraud and theft of more than $8 million dollars in tax money re-fuels an old debate.

08/26/2013

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New Garden In Larimer Aims To Help Contain Storm Water

The ribbon cutting opened a garden that will do much more than beautify the corner Larimer Avenue and East Liberty Boulevard.

08/25/2013

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Sheetz’s “Free My Beer” Website Effort To Get Right To Sell Beer

It’s the newest Sheetz to open in this region — in Bethel Park — and like most Sheetz stores, it offers gasoline, meals to order, lots of snack foods and plenty of drinks.

06/18/2013

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Sen. Ferlo Drops Out Of Mayoral Race

Citing the need to finish out his four-year Senate term, Pennsylvania State Sen. Jim Ferlo on Friday announced he was dropping out of the race for Pittsburgh mayor.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/15/2013

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7 Democrats File To Run For Mayor Of Pittsburgh

Tuesday marks the deadline for candidates to file their petitions to run for mayor of the city of Pittsburgh.

03/12/2013

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Jack Wagner Running For Mayor

It’s official, there will be another candidate for Pittsburgh Mayor in the Democratic primary.

KDKA-TV–03/08/2013

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State Sen. Jim Ferlo’s Statement On WPAHS-Highmark Breakdown

State Sen. Jim Ferlo’s full statement on the West Penn Allegheny Health System-Highmark situation.

09/28/2012

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State Sen. Ferlo Supports Kennywood’s Revised Alcohol Plan

State Sen. Jim Ferlo is backing off his criticism of Kennywood’s plan to sell beer.

07/19/2012

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State Sen. Criticizes Company Targeting Elderly, Disabled

Because George Weimer is disabled, he qualifies for a rent rebate and the staff at State Senator Jim Ferlo’s office is happy to help him fill out the forms. But in the past few weeks about 400,000 elderly and disabled Pennsylvanians have gotten a solicitation in the mail offering to get them that rebate for a $39 fee.

05/31/2012

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Debate Over State Liquor Store Privatization Heating Up

The debate is heating up over whether or not to privatize Pennsylvania’s state liquor store system. The lawmaker who is the latest to put a proposal on the table, and another lawmaker who is absolutely opposed, squared off during Friday’s taping of the KD-PG Sunday Edition.

07/15/2011

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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Wants To Tax Plastic Bags

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A state lawmaker wants to tax plastic bags. Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach’s, D-Montgomery/Delaware, proposed legislation SB 590 that would place a 2-cent tax on plastic bags provided to consumers by retailers. […]

02/21/2011

Ferlo Wants Moratorium On Drilling

  State Senator Jim Ferlo tells Mike that we need to slow down in process of drilling for Marcellus Shale.

09/08/2010

Jim Ferlo Joins Rob Pratte To Talk About The Indiana Explosion

Jim Ferlo talks about the natural gas well that exploded while welders were believed to be working , killing two people and sparking a fire that spewed black smoke for hours. The blast happened Friday […]

07/24/2010

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