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Woman Sentenced For Tattooing Smiley Face, Derogatory Word On 12-Year-Old Girl

A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to four months to two years in jail for helping the man she lived with tattoo a smiley face and a derogatory word on a 12-year-old girl who spent the night at their home.

09/24/2014

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Allegheny County Senator: ‘I’m Gay, Get Over It’

A Pennsylvania state lawmaker made it public that he’s gay while at a news conference with other Democrats to urge passage of legislation that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s hate crime law.

09/23/2014

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PennDOT Plans To Replace More Than 500 Bridges

Construction crews will be busy over the next four years, replacing more than 500 bridges around Pennsylvania.

09/23/2014

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Missing Jack Russell Terrier From Pa. Turns Up In Oregon

Gidget is finally going home.

09/19/2014

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Doctor Separates Enterovirus Facts From Hype

There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.

09/17/2014

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Erie Co. Reports 2 More Confirmed Cases Of Enterovirus D68

A respiratory virus is affecting children across the country and experts say this is just the tip of the iceberg.

09/17/2014

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Health Dept. Confirms 4 Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Pa.

Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed three cases of the respiratory illness, Enterovirus 68, in the state.

09/16/2014

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State Runs Out Of Cash, Uses Special Line Of Credit

Some state officials call it a temporary cash flow problem. Others say it’s more serious.

09/16/2014

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Police: Drunk Prowler Stole Only Couple’s Candy

Police say a central Pennsylvania couple saw a man urinating with his pants down around his ankles moments before he broke into their home and grabbed a handful of Chick-O-Sticks from their candy bowl.

09/16/2014

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Wolf Visits Local School To Highlight Education Differences With Corbett

Tom Wolf highlighted support for public education with a tour of a local school.

09/15/2014

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County Council Shoots Down ‘In God We Trust’ Bill

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is pledging to veto a measure to post the U.S. motto “In God We Trust” in county council’s chambers.

09/09/2014

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Wolf Campaigns In Pittsburgh, Says He Would Expand Medicaid If Elected

Despite a double digit lead in the polls, Democrat Tom Wolf was back on the campaign trail, this time at the Bidwell Training Center in Manchester, where he heard about efforts to train high school students in a wide range of arts from culinary to pottery to photography.

08/29/2014

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Councilwoman Pushes Posting Of “In God We Trust” In Allegheny Co. Courthouse

It’s part of a national effort to honor the motto “In God We Trust” led in Pennsylvania by state Rep. Rick Saccone who rallied folks at the state capitol last November.

08/29/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: AG Kane Talks About Criticism Of Her Work

On the anniversary of women’s suffrage, Attorney General Kathleen Kane sat down for an exclusive interview with KDKA political editor Jon Delano, who asked her about breaking the glass ceiling as the state’s first elected woman AG.

08/26/2014

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Corbett: End ‘Bigoted’ TV Series ‘Amish Mafia’

Gov. Tom Corbett and other Pennsylvania politicians have signed a statement calling on the Discovery Channel to drop “Amish Mafia.”

08/13/2014

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