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PASSHE Chancellor Worries Bill Could Splinter School System

A bill that would let universities leave the state system of higher education is expected next week in the state legislature.

03/07/2014

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Local Doctor Leads Inspiring Climb Up Mt. Kilimanjaro

On Feb. 20, Dr. Joseph Maroon started his trek up Mt. Kilimanjaro as the medical director of the climb with the “Live Free – African Freedom Tour,” led by triple amputee and friend, Rajesh Dubal.

03/06/2014

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Meteorologists Working To Decipher Path Of Winter Storm

There is so much riding on the path of any storm, it impacts lives, and no one knows that more than those who stare into the world of weather models looking for the answers.

02/28/2014

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Port Authority Probing Fraudulent Connect Cards

Connect Cards are quickly growing in demand among Port Authority riders.

02/27/2014

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GM Adds 842,000 Vehicles To Ignition Switch Recall, Fix Not Available Till April

The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog likely is looking into whether General Motors was slow to report problems that led to 13 deaths and a massive recall of small cars.

02/26/2014

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Could Cars Become The Next Target For High-Tech Hackers?

Imagine driving down the road and all of a sudden you no longer have control of your car, it’s actually being driven by someone else.

02/25/2014

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3-Alarm Fire In Market Square Causes $1 Million In Damage

Firefighters are battling a three-alarm blaze at a restaurant in Market Square.

02/24/2014

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Pothole Patching Efforts Only A Temporary Fix

Pittsburgh Public Works crews were at it again Friday, fast and furious.

02/21/2014

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Polar Vortex May Mean Fewer Stink Bugs

If there’s some good news coming out of this brutally cold winter, it’s that we could be seeing less stink bugs.

02/20/2014

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Milder Temperatures Have Road Crews Out Filling Potholes

From the South Side to Shaler to Shippingport to Somerset, pothole anguish is universal.

02/19/2014

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Local Emergency Medical Professional Sees Void In School Bus Driver Training

It is a daily routine of trust. Our children climb onto school buses and parents believe in the highly-trained professionals behind the wheel.

02/18/2014

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Towns Forced To Find Creative Solutions To Salt Shortage

Walk into the Sewickley Heights salt dome and the problem is obvious: what’s left won’t last long.

02/17/2014

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KDKA Warmathon Raises Thousands For Low-Income Families

The 2014 Warmathon has raised enough money to keep the heat on for 835 local, low income families. So far, 5,300 families have been helped by The Dollar Energy Fund since 2009.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/14/2014

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Salt Shortage Taking Big Toll Across Area

For Hempfield Township’s director of Public Works, this morning’s road salt supply numbers were scary.

02/14/2014

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Latest Winter Storm Catches Road Crews, Residents Off Guard

The snow came in somewhat light but relentless, and the forecasters PennDOT uses had the trucks sitting plow-less as the storm moved in.

02/13/2014

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