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Remember When: Marine Not Allowed To Wear Uniform To High School Graduation

In 2011 a young Marine just out of boot camp fought a different fight. The 17-year-old North Allegheny student wants to wear her Marine dress blues to her graduation ceremony, but was told she was not permitted to do so.

06/13/2014

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Marine Comes Home, Surprises Family At Heinz Field

In Afghanistan, Lance Cpl. Cory Lemasters was asked by his superiors if he liked the Steelers.

12/16/2013

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Lee Harvey Oswald & The Soviet Union

Author Peter Savodnik studied in depth the life and experiences that Lee Harvey Oswald had while living in the Soviet Union.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/23/2013

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Police Arrest Veteran Accused Of Posing As Cop, Threatening Students

Police have arrested a local veteran who is accused of approaching three middle school students in West Mifflin, claiming to be a police officer.

03/01/2013

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Wife Of Injured Marine Grateful For Community’s Support

Alexis Vitale of Peters Township learned that her husband, Marine Corporal Doug Vitale, had stepped on an explosive device while on patrol in Afghanistan. The couple has been inseparable since Doug entered a rehabilitation center in Tampa.

09/19/2012

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Hero Walk To Raise Money For Local Marine Injured In Afghanistan

Marine Corporal Doug Vitale and wife, Alexis, married in Peters Township, had their lives turned upside down last September when he stepped on an IED in Afghanistan.

09/18/2012

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Irwin Marine Killed In Afghanistan Attack

A United States Marine, scholar, athlete and family man, 40-year-old Lt. Col. Christopher Raible was truly one of the few, the proud.

09/17/2012

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Volunteers Rebuild Local Veteran’s Cranberry Twp. Home

Volunteer builders told Marine veteran Joshua Caskey they’d make a few minor repairs on his home in Cranberry Township. Then they sent the former Staff Sergeant, and his family on vacation.

08/20/2012

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Marine Arrested After Threatening Police On Facebook

A man has been arrested for making a threat against police officers on Facebook. Police issued a BOLO for 26-year-old Kenneth Aquiline, a Marine from Penn Hills.

05/18/2012

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Local Marine Discusses Date With Mila Kunis

A Marine from Grove City got a lot of attention when he boldly asked Hollywood star Mila Kunis to be his date to the Marine Corps Ball.

11/21/2011

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Local Marine Asks Actress On Date Via YouTube

A Marine from Grove City is gaining national attention — and quite possibly, a date with a celebrity, following an online appeal for the star to accompany him to the Marine Corps Ball.

07/12/2011

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Clarion County Marine Killed In Afghanistan Laid To Rest

Family, friends and community members are in mourning today as a Marine from Clarion County is being laid to rest.

06/16/2011

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Marine Ordered To Wear Cap, Gown For High School Graduation

A local Marine wore a cap and gown instead of her uniform dress blues during her high school graduation ceremony after all.

06/10/2011

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North Allegheny Will Permit Marine To Wear Uniform For High School Graduation

A 17-year-old Marine will be allowed to wear her Marine dress blues and walk across the stage at her high school graduation.

06/09/2011

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Local Marine Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl

Thomas Edward King, 24, is accused of sexually assaulting a young girl, now 13, over a seven-year period.

05/20/2011

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