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McCandless Residents Speak Out Against Proposed New Walmart

There was standing room only Monday night at a meeting of the McCandless Zoning Board as it considers a proposal by Walmart to build a store off McKnight Road.

07/21/2014

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Peduto Makes History With Virtual Town Hall On Reddit

The Peduto administration made history Thursday night when it became the first in the country to use a computerized social networking site to answer tax payers’ questions.

07/18/2014

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Gov. Corbett Says Health A Main Concern With Immigration

Immigration continues to be a hot topic in the US, including in non-border states like Pennsylvania.

07/18/2014

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State Treasurer Says Unclaimed Money Could Be Waiting For You

Politicians love to hand out checks, but this one was different.

07/15/2014

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As Corbett Ponders Signing The Budget, Wolf Says He Doesn’t Like It

While Governor Corbett evaluates whether to sign the budget his fellow Republicans in the legislature have sent to him, his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf, campaigning in Pittsburgh, told KDKA political editor Jon Delano he disliked this budget but stopped short of saying he would veto it.

07/07/2014

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Tom Wolf Pushes “Made In Pennsylvania”

Made in Pennsylvania — that’s what Democratic candidate for governor Tom Wolf promoted on Monday as he visited start-up companies in Pittsburgh.

07/07/2014

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Exploding Propane Tanks, No Government Agency Claims Authority Over Food Trucks

From the shadow of the Cathedral of Learning to the Carnegie Mellon campus, food trucks sell all kinds of mouth-watering food.

07/03/2014

Ask the Leaders

Ask The Leaders: Luke Bryan, Bicyclists, Millennial Generation, And More!

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald join KDKA Radio once a month to take on concerns that are important to residents. Today, the men addressed issues like the Luke Bryan concert, bicycling in the city, “Choice Neighborhood”, and more!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/30/2014

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Former Prosecutors Say Kane Wrong That Sandusky Victimized Others While AG “Slow-Walked”

Attorney General Tom Corbett first heard allegations of child sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky in March of 2009.

06/24/2014

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$1,800 Coffee Machine Order Leads To Changes In Mayor’s Office

New changes are taking place in Mayor Bill Peduto’s office after word got out that nearly $2,000 was spent on a coffee machine, raising some eyebrows.

06/23/2014

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Mayor’s Office Cancels Order For $1,800 Coffee Machine

The mayor’s office will go without a coffee machine after deciding against purchasing a nearly $2,000 model.

06/20/2014

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Pres. Obama To Focus On “Make It In America” On Tuesday’s Pittsburgh Trip

President Obama is making his third trip to Pittsburgh this year alone.

06/16/2014

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Taxes Go Up When States Have Higher Public Corruption

Public corruption is no stranger to this state, whether it’s Republicans like former Pennsylvania Sen. Jane Orie and House Speaker John Perzel or Democrats like former Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Veon and House Speaker Bill DeWeese.

06/11/2014

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Corbett Set To Meet With UPMC, Highmark Officials

Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to meet with officials from western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, and its dominant hospital system, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

06/10/2014

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President Acts To Help Students Saddled With College Debt

Signing an executive order Monday afternoon, President Barack Obama stretched out the repayment of federal student loans — capping repayments at 10 percent of monthly income — and he called on Congress to do more to help.

06/09/2014

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