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Lamar Advertising Targets 2 Council Members In Billboards

Lamar Advertising is not happy about a tax on billboards that two Pittsburgh City Council members have proposed. So, the company has found a different way to express its opposition.

10/18/2012

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City Councilman Introduces Bill To Allow Limited Marcellus Shale Drilling

Pittsburgh City Council will soon look at new legislation aimed at regulating gas drilling in the city, and once again, the political debate will be intense.

09/20/2012

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Hefty Price Tag Expected For Allegheny Co. Water, Sewer System Overhaul

It’s called the “big fix.” One of the largest Public Works projects in the region’s history; it’s the mandated overhaul of water and sewer systems throughout Allegheny County. This week we are getting the first look at a partial price tag.

07/19/2012

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Final Hearing Held Before Jordan Miles’ Civil Case Goes To Trial

The judge who will hear the federal lawsuit filed by Jordan Miles against three Pittsburgh Police officers made some rulings about what the jury will be told. Some of the judge’s decisions favored the plaintiff and others favored the defendant officers.

07/09/2012

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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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