Obituary

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Steelers Hall Of Fame Cornerback Jack Butler Dies

It’s a sad day in Steelers Nation. Steelers Hall of Fame defensive back Jack Butler died Saturday morning following a lengthy battle with a staph infection.

05/11/2013

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Homicide Detectives Investigating UPMC Doctor’s Death From Cyanide Poisoning

Pittsburgh homicide detectives are investigating the death of a local renowned doctor and it appears she was poisoned.

KDKA-TV–05/01/2013

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Former County Health Dept. Director Dr. Dixon Dies At 74

Former director of the Allegheny County Health Department, Dr. Bruce Dixon, passed away Wednesday morning at age 74.

02/20/2013

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County Singer Mindy McCready Commits Suicide

Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday. She was 37.

02/17/2013

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Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter Dies At 82

Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, the Republican-turned-Democrat who played a key role in many Supreme Court nominations, has died. He was 82.

10/14/2012

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Statements On Death Of Former Sen. Specter

Statements on the passing of former Sen. Arlen Specter.

10/14/2012

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Elsie Hillman’s Statement On Death Of Former Sen. Specter

Former Pennsylvania Republican National Committeewoman Elsie Hillman’s statement on the passing of former Sen. Arlen Specter

10/14/2012

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Local Astronaut’s Career Inspired By Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong is being remembered as an American hero and pioneer. On July 20,1969, he was the first man to set foot on the moon.

08/25/2012

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Local Real Estate Developer Mark Schneider Dies In Biking Accident

He wasn’t a household name, but he had a big impact on the way people live in Pittsburgh. Real estate developer Mark Schneider played a huge role in developing PNC Park, Heinz Field, the city’s Summerset neighborhood and much more.

07/29/2012

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Local Author David Atkins Discusses New Book ‘Obituary’

Local author David Atkins stopped by the KDKA studios to talk to Rob Pratte about his new thriller “Obituary.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/29/2012

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Ernest Borgnine Dies At 95

A longtime spokesman for Ernest Borgnine told the Associated Press Sunday that the Oscar-award winning actor died in Los Angeles on Sunday. He was 95.

07/09/2012

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Disco Queen Donna Summer Dead At 63 In Florida

TMZ.com is reporting that singer Donna Summer has died after a battle with cancer. TMZ reports Summer was in Florida at the time of her death. She was 63-years-old.

05/17/2012

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Adam Yauch, a.k.a. MCA Of The Beastie Boys, Dead At Age 47

It’s a sad day in the music world. Adam Yauch, also known as MCA of the Beastie Boys, passed away today after a long battle with cancer. He told fans about his condition in July of 2009 via a YouTube video.

05/04/2012

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Music Icon Whitney Houston Dies At 48

Whitney Houston, who ruled as pop music’s queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.

02/11/2012

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Retired KDKA Radio Personality Perry Marshall Dies

Former KDKA Radio personality Perry Marshall has passed away.

11/05/2011

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