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Joe Paterno’s Son Running For Lt. Governor Of Pennsylvania

Jay Paterno, son of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, told The Associated Press on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for lieutenant governor in Pennsylvania.

02/20/2014

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett

Gov. Corbett Discusses Winter Weather, Gas Drilling & More

Gov. Tom Corbett came to the KDKA Radio studios Wednesday to answer questions from Morning Show hosts Larry Richert and John Shumway as well as questions from callers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/12/2014

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Beer Float, Anyone? Yuengling’s Ice Cream Returns

The supermarket freezer aisle got a little more crowded Monday as Yuengling – a name more associated with ale, porter and lager than vanilla, chocolate and strawberry – took its place alongside the familiar brands.

02/10/2014

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Police: Pa. Man Assaults Dentist With Tire Iron Over Tooth

A northwestern Pennsylvania man must stand trial on charges that he assaulted his dentist with a tire iron after the doctor prescribed antibiotics instead of pulling the man’s tooth.

02/07/2014

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Corbett Proposes 2014 Budget Amidst Criticism From Democrats

It’s been a tough three years, Gov. Tom Corbett told legislators, but he’s putting Pennsylvania on the right track.

02/04/2014

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Tom Wolf Gets Head Start In Campaign Advertising For Governor

In mid-winter it’s hard to think politics. But don’t tell Tom Wolf that. He’s already running campaign ads for governor.

01/31/2014

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Snow, Winds Combine For Rare Occurrence Of ‘Wind Snowballs’

People all around Western Pennsylvania woke up to some very unique looking shapes in their fields and yards.

01/27/2014

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New Pa. Medical Marijuana Bill Proposed

A bi-partisan bill to legalize marijuana when prescribed by a doctor has been introduced by Republican PA Sen. Mike Folmer of Lebanon County and Democratic PA Sen. Daylin Leach of Montgomery County.

01/15/2014

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Senators Co-Sponsor Bill To Legalize Medical Marijuana

“Every day that these kids aren’t getting the medicine they need is a day of their life they’ll never get back,” Sen. Daylin Leach discussing legalizing medical marijuana in PA.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/15/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Money From Gas Taxes To Go To Roads & Bridges

Thanks to those higher gas fees at the pump, PennDOT will soon have a billion dollars more each year to spend on roads and bridges.

01/10/2014

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Steelers Fan Suing NFL Over Chargers Getting Into Playoffs

One Pittsburgh Steelers fan is apparently so upset that the team didn’t make the playoffs, he’s suing the NFL.

01/09/2014

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Power Grid Seeing Record Demand Due To Cold

Electricity demand has spiked across central and eastern states hit by severe cold, and power grid authorities are asking people to conserve energy when possible.

01/07/2014

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Frigid Temperatures Set In, Schools Close

The first winter storm of 2014 scattered inches of snow across the area, but now bitterly cold temperatures have a grip on Pittsburgh.

01/03/2014

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Cost Of Pa.’s New Gas Tax Expected To Be Passed On To Consumers

Pennsylvania’s new gas tax took effect Jan. 1.

01/01/2014

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