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Two Dozen Pennsylvania Schools Labeled As “Greenest”

Two dozen Pennsylvania colleges and universities are among the Princeton Review’s “greenest” schools.

04/18/2014

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Slots Revenue Down Statewide For 5th Straight Month

It’s a day for celebrating at The Meadows. It’s the opening of a new dining attraction, The Carvery.”

04/03/2014

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New “Pop-Up” Explores Strong Canada-Pa. Link

If you are from Pittsburgh you already know it’s a great, re-surging town.

John Prato is the Consulate General of Canada and he joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about why a temporary Canadian Consulate called Pop-Up Canada is opening in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh next week.

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Do Higher PennDOT Fees, Gas Tax Hikes Violate Governor’s Campaign Pledge?

When Gov. Tom Corbett signed Act 89, the Transportation Funding Bill, last November, it meant a hike in the gasoline tax and other PennDOT fees that are being phased in over the next couple years.

04/01/2014

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PennDOT Fees Go Up Again To Fund Roads, Bridges & Transit

If you thought the gasoline tax hike in Pennsylvania on Jan. 1 was the last of the tax increases associated with the Transportation Funding Bill — well, think again.

04/01/2014

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Deweese Released After Corruption Sentence

Former state Rep. Bill DeWeese has been released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.

03/30/2014

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Community Sends Prayers For Canonsburg Native Missing In Wash. State Mudslide

About 150 people gathered Friday night on the Chartiers-Houston High School football field in what organizers called a “vigil of hope and love.”

03/28/2014

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DeWeese To Be Released From Jail, While Veon Continues To Serve Time

Bill DeWeese — once the top Democrat in the state House of Representatives — will be released from prison Sunday afternoon.

03/28/2014

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Community To Hold Vigil For Canonsburg Native Missing In Washington Mudslide

The search continues for a Canonsburg native missing in the huge mudslide in Washington State.

03/28/2014

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Former Auditor General Wagner Drops Out Of Governor Race

Former state Auditor General Jack Wagner is dropping out of the governor’s race.

03/26/2014

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Local Man Among Missing In Wash. State Mudslide, Death Toll Rises To 14

The search for survivors of a deadly Washington state mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through a rural community rose to at least 14.

03/24/2014

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Acting Secretary Of Education For Governor Corbett Discusses The Education Budget

Governor Corbett’s administration has reached a historic high with a $10.1 billion in the budget for public education and $12 billion for support of pre-K and higher education. Acting Secretary of Education, Carolyn Dumaresq joined Mike Pintek to talk about education and the budget.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/19/2014

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Gov. Corbett, Mayor Joke Days After Peduto Endorses Tom Wolf For Governor

In what could have been a bit of an awkward moment, Mayor Bill Peduto and Gov. Tom Corbett joked at Thursday’s news conference — just days after Peduto endorsed fellow Democrat Tom Wolf to replace Corbett.

03/13/2014

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Pennsylvania Celebrates 333rd Birthday

Happy birthday to Pennsylvania, which turns 333-years-old on Sunday!

03/07/2014

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Pennsylvania Rolls Out Veterans’ Notation On Driver’s Licenses

Pennsylvania military veterans can now have their service noted on state driver’s licenses, offering them a way to demonstrate their status if they don’t have military ID handy.

03/04/2014

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