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Gadget Guru Dr. Frank Viggiano Talks Discusses Latest Gadgets

Dr. Frank is our gadget guru and this episode he talked about the Amazon Fire TV, Phillips Avent Baby Monitors, affordable laptops and tablets and much more!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/06/2014

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Bullying, Dress Code Main Topics During McKeesport Area High School Tour

Mike Pintek makes his last stop on the high school tour to Mckeesport High School! Listen as they talk about their dress code, bullying, and the talented jazz band.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/24/2014

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Controversy Over Fracking At Deer Lakes Continues

As the fracking at Deer Lakes public hearings wind down, the Allegheny County Council has to make a decision on what to do.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/22/2014

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Report: 75 Percent Of Pennsylvania Welfare Applicants Were Denied

According to many people in Pennsylvania, they believe that the dramatic drop of accepted welfare recipients is due to a law put in to place in 2012. July 2012 brought a state law that required all applicants to apply to at least three jobs a week while they are receiving welfare and while their application is still pending.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/21/2014

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PETA To Protest Shrine Circus At Consol Energy Center

PETA will protest at Consol Energy Center tonight as the Shrine Circus opens its doors.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/04/2014

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High School Tour: Moon Area

Mike Pintek was welcomed with opened arms to Moon High School today for another high school tour!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/03/2014

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Ask The Leaders: Land Banking, Deer Lakes Fracking And Working Together

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek hosts Ask The Leaders with Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald for a chance to pick the brains of two of the most influential leaders in our city.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/27/2014

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Doctor’s New Book Looks Closely At Substance Abuse Treatments

All drug and alcohol programs now rely on a 12-step program but is that really the best way to kick your habit? Author Dr. Lance Dodes uncovers what he believes to be the truth in his new book, “The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/20/2014

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Zohydro: Controversy Over Addicts Versus Patients

Zohydro, what’s the deal with that? Pintek stirs up controversy with interesting remarks.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/19/2014

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Later School Start Time Could Increase Student Achievement

A new study shows that if you were to push back the start time by a half hour or an hour you will drastically improve your students achievement levels. The change will also lower risks of fighting, car accidents, and help the student’s hormones develop.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/19/2014

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University Of Virginia Professor Shares Stories Of Children He Says Were Reincarnated

James Leininger was only 2 years old when he first started talking about his memories.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/17/2014

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Ireland Native Offers Some History On St. Patrick’s Day

Who knew that March 17 wasn’t the day St. Patrick was born, but actually the day he died? And did you know that St. Patrick’s Day used to be associated with blue, not green?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/13/2014

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Judge Dzvonick Given The Respect For Law Award

Ask The Judge takes on hot issues like dealing with pesky pot holes, tenant conflicts, and expanding a driveway. All after Judge Robert Dzvonick was surprised with a great award.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/05/2014

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Officials Blaming Obesity On food Industry, Want Medicaid Help

Should the food industry be held responsible for health problems like the tobacco industry was?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/28/2014

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Ask The Leaders: Fitzgerald And Peduto Talk Pittsburgh

Mayor Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald sit down to discuss the winter weather, ALCOSAN and the possibility of a new administration under Peduto.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/27/2014

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