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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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Brawl At Mellon Park Prompts Call For New Rules

A Pittsburgh city councilman is calling for new rules to put an end to the unruly behavior at Mellon Park. Two fights – a small one involving two young men, then one that involved dozens of young women, happened at a church-sponsored picnic at the park this summer.

09/01/2011

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B-PEP Demands Police Reform At City Council Meeting

The Black Political Empowerment Project and several other civil liberties groups appeared before Pittsburgh City Council to demand police reform legislation Wednesday.

06/15/2011

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City Council Honors Late KDKA Radio Host

Pittsburgh City Council passed a proclamation Tuesday to remembering late KDKA Radio host John Cigna.

06/14/2011

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Summer Repaving Project List Raising Political Concerns

City streets, full of potholes in desperate need of paving, but before even one ounce of asphalt goes down this summer – there’s already a paving predicament. The Ravenstahl Administration submitted its list of summer road repaving projects to City Council over the weekend, and it’s raising concerns about whether politics is dictating what gets paved.

06/01/2011

Pittsburgh City Council’s “Noise Line”

The City Council Noise Task Force has created a “Noise Line” in order to gather input from Pittsburgh residents about noise issues around the city.

05/27/2011

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City Council Task Force Creates “Noise Line”

The City Council Noise Task Force has created a “Noise Line” in order to gather input from Pittsburgh residents about noise issues around the city.

05/27/2011

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Window Broken At Councilwoman’s Headquarters On North Side

An investigation is underway after a window at the campaign headquarters of the president of Pittsburgh City Council was broken sometime overnight. The building is located on East Ohio Street on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

05/15/2011

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Drivers Caught In Middle Of Political Wrangling Over Paving

At a time when potholes in the city have reached a crisis stage – and spring has come – there should be paving crews resurfacing city streets. While the city is patching where it can, there’s still not a steamroller in sight.

04/22/2011

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City Council Debates Felony Box On Job Applications

A Pittsburgh City Councilman wants the city to take a question off its job application.

04/13/2011

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