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$500K From Grant To Fund 500 Bikes For Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Bike Share plans to spend $500,000 from a federal grant to outfit the city with 500 bicycles for the public bicycle-sharing program.

12/19/2014

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Local Woman Hails Improved Relations With Cuba

When President Obama addressed the nation with word that he was going to normalize relations with Cuba, one local woman was watching intently.

12/17/2014

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Wolf’s $1B Drilling Tax Prediction Might Be High

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf might have been off the mark by hundreds of millions of dollars when he said during his campaign that a new severance tax on natural gas drillers would raise more than $1 billion, potentially complicating his bid to secure new funding for Pennsylvania schools and alleviate a severe budget shortfall.

12/07/2014

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Mayor Peduto Creates Half-Dozen New City Positions

It’s a new kind of administration, with strange new titles.

12/05/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Wolf Talks Election, Budget In First TV Interview Since Win

Governor-elect Tom Wolf was in Pittsburgh this evening to support Rich Fitzgerald’s bid for re-election as county executive.

12/04/2014

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Wolf Claims He Will Inherit $2 Billion Budget Deficit

Charles Zogby, Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget secretary, acknowledged on Wednesday a shortfall in revenues and unexpected expenses in the current budget, shortfalls that the Corbett administration says require additional adjustment

12/03/2014

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President Obama Unveils Executive Actions On Immigration

Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”

11/20/2014

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Local Man Discovers He’s Dead When He Files For Social Security Benefits

Like most Americans, Clark Harr of Latrobe has been paying into social security for his adult life, so when he went to his local social security office in Greensburg to file for benefits, it came as a shock.

11/18/2014

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School District Seeks $500,000 From Natural Gas Deal

Under the lease agreement, EQT will explore 170 acres owned by the East Allegheny School District for natural gas drilling.

11/11/2014

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City Council Mulls Proposal For Parking Rate Increase

Pittsburgh City Council is considering a proposal that could have you shelling out more at the meter.

11/07/2014

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Gov.-Elect Wolf Thanks Voters In His Native York Co.

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is staying close to home in central Pennsylvania to hold a post-election rally.

11/05/2014

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Tom Wolf Elected Governor, Ousts Corbett In Historic Election

Democrat Tom Wolf sent Republican Gov. Tom Corbett to a historic defeat, making him the first incumbent to lose in the four decades since Pennsylvania’s chief executive was allowed to seek re-election.

11/04/2014

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History-Making Campaign For Governor Comes To Vote

The polls have opened in Pennsylvania’s history-making race for governor.

11/04/2014

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Election Day 2014 Voting Information

Today is Election Day and KDKA has put together a guide to help you navigate the voting process.

11/04/2014

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Corbett, Wolf Wrap Up Campaigns In Pittsburgh

Incumbent Governor Tom Corbett and Democrat challenger Tom Wolf ended their campaigns with rallies in the Pittsburgh area tonight.

11/03/2014

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