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Rev. Ricky Burgess Clears Up Lawn Care Training Program

The Pittsburgh Housing Authority is creating a $1.6 million program to train residents to care for their lawns at the rate of $10 an hour.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/29/2012

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Winner Sharon Needles Honored

Aaron Coady was bullied for being gay in the town where he grew up, but he found acceptance in Pittsburgh where he takes the stage as drag queen “Sharon Needles.” This year, “Sharon” won America’s hearts as the winner of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

06/12/2012

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DA Will Not Bring Charges Against Officers In Jordan Miles Case

District Attorney Stephen Zappala announced that he will not bring charges against three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of beating Jordan Miles.

05/16/2012

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Neighborhood Improvement Tax Proposed For South Side Residents

Property owners on the South Side could soon be hit with a new fee.

05/09/2012

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Ads Could Soon Be Popping Up On City-Owned Space

The City of Pittsburgh is getting creative when it comes to finding ways to bring in more revenue. The idea is to allow advertisers to place ads on city-owned space.

04/26/2012

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Local Therapy Dog Honored By City Council

There is an old saying about how every dog has its day. Tuesday belonged to Anastasia who is a local, certified therapy dog.

04/10/2012

City Of Pittsburgh Unclaimed Funds

You may have some money coming from the City of Pittsburgh.

04/05/2012

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City Council Approves Settlement For Jordan Miles

Pittsburgh City Council approved a settlement for a Pittsburgh teenager who claims he was beaten by three police officers in 2010.

03/06/2012

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Councilman Peduto Releases Proposal To Ease East End Flooding

Pittsburgh City Council Bill Peduto has released a report filled with recommendations to ease flooding in the city’s East End.

03/01/2012

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Councilman O’Connor Upset By Property Assessments

He’s been on City Council for less than two weeks, but already Councilman Corey O’Connor has held several neighborhood meetings on reassessments.

01/12/2012

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Q&A Tuesdays With Councilman Corey O’Connor

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek is joined in studio with Pittsburgh City District 5 Councilman Corey O’Connor.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/10/2012

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Emotional Corey O’Connor Sworn In To City Council

Bagpipes and flags ushered in the swearing-in of four Pittsburgh city council incumbents today — Darlene Harris, Bruce Kraus, Patrick Dowd, and Ricky Burgess — and one new member — Corey O’Connor — son of the late Mayor Bob O’Connor.

01/03/2012

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City Councilman Vehemently Denies Accusations On Poster

Pittsburgh City Councilman Ricky Burgess is angry tonight, calling the act against him an attempt to destroy him. Flyers accusing the councilman of trading grades for sex were posted around the North Side campus of the Community College of Allegheny County.

11/17/2011

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Shooting Prompts Councilman To Renew Call For Crackdown On Nightlife

A Pittsburgh City Councilman is renewing his call for a crackdown on the nightlife on the South Side following an overnight shooting at a crowded local club. The incident happened just before closing time at Club Zen in Station Square around 1:30 a.m.

10/22/2011

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City Council Considers Parking Meter Changes

City Council is considering some changes to its parking meter rules as they field more complaints from drivers.

09/01/2011

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