Middle East

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Transportation To Operating City Pools Will Be Provided To Hill District Youth

A helping hand for kids in Pittsburgh’s Hill District.

06/25/2015

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As City Pools Open For Summer, Hill District’s Ammon Pool Remains Closed

The swimming pool at Ammon Recreation Center in the Hill District is 80-years-old and in need of repair. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department thought it was on track to do just that until last month.

06/09/2015

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Hill District Pool Closed For Summer After New Filtration System Mistakenly Shipped To Middle East

Kids in the city’s Hill District neighborhood will have to find another place to go swimming this summer.

06/05/2015

Radio, Talk, Microphone, Mic

Dr. Luke Peterson calls for a New National Standard on Reporting International News

Is there a need for a national standard on how news in reported in and around international events; especially around the Middle East? Dr. Luke Peterson discussed this and other international media based issues with […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/17/2014

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Pittsburghers Show Support For Israel And Gaza During Squirrel Hill Demonstration

There was a lot of emotion in the heart of Squirrel Hill Sunday afternoon as supporters of both Israel and Gaza squared off outside the Jewish Community Center.

07/27/2014

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Ajamu Baraka Discusses American Involvement In Iraq

With news of ISIS gaining momentum in Iraq, some are questioning the effectiveness of America’s involvement in the Middle East.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/15/2014

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Trib Reporter In Middle East Talks About Obama Speech Reactions

With President Barack Obama announcing Saturday that he will seek congressional approval to use force in Syria, many are asking: What will happen next in the Middle East?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/01/2013

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Local Congressional Members Weigh In On Possible Actions Against Syria

While President Barack Obama debates the timing of his reaction to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, local members of Congress weighed in here in Pittsburgh.

08/29/2013

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Egyptian Crisis Continues To Play Out

The Egyptian Military has had control of the country since the ousting of Mohamed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate who was democratically elected in June of 2012.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/18/2013

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Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

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Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

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Opinion: Selectively Presidential: Obama Chooses To Be Presidential When It’s Convenient

When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.

10/30/2012

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Opinion: No News For Obama

President Obama doesn’t want to have to answer the “difficult” questions on the economy, jobs, the turmoil related to America in the Middle East, and more so he avoids solid news programs to go on popular fluff shows to get softball questions.

10/26/2012

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Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential Debate

Romney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.

10/22/2012

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Opinion: Democrats Pick Another Losing Issue Focusing On Binders

It’s great that Obama made the binders the headlines since last Tuesday night’s debate because the truth about Mitt Romney’s record on hiring women and the truth about Obama’s alleged war on women is finally coming out – and helping Romney in the polls.

10/19/2012

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