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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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Former KDKA-TV News Director Carolyn Wean Passes Away

She was a trailblazer for women in television. Carolyn Wean was the first female news director and first female general manager of a Pittsburgh television station. Wean died on Friday at her home in Shadyside.

08/13/2011

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Former Steeler John Henry Johnson Passes Away

Hall of fame running back John Henry Johnson, a former Pittsburgh Steeler, has died. He was 81. Johnson spent five years with the Steelers from 1960 to 1965.

06/04/2011

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KDKA Mourns Loss Of Freelance Photographer

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It is with deep sadness that we tell you about the death of one of the behind-the-scenes people here at KDKA who went above and beyond to bring you the news. Tom […]

02/20/2011

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