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County Council Shoots Down ‘In God We Trust’ Bill

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is pledging to veto a measure to post the U.S. motto “In God We Trust” in county council’s chambers.

09/09/2014

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Man In Wolf Ad Accused Of Appearing In Porn Speaks Out

A campaign ad for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf has been pulled from television by Wolf’s campaign.

09/09/2014

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Johnstown Schools To Provide Free Breakfast, Lunch

All public school students in a low-income district in western Pennsylvania will receive free school breakfasts and lunches.

08/30/2014

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Councilwoman Pushes Posting Of “In God We Trust” In Allegheny Co. Courthouse

It’s part of a national effort to honor the motto “In God We Trust” led in Pennsylvania by state Rep. Rick Saccone who rallied folks at the state capitol last November.

08/29/2014

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Parents, State Sen. Fight For Legalization Of Pot To Treat Epilepsy

Parents of children with different types of epilepsy explained how medical marijuana could help their kids without the serious side effects of other drugs, at a town hall meeting in Export Tuesday night.

08/26/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: AG Kane Talks About Criticism Of Her Work

On the anniversary of women’s suffrage, Attorney General Kathleen Kane sat down for an exclusive interview with KDKA political editor Jon Delano, who asked her about breaking the glass ceiling as the state’s first elected woman AG.

08/26/2014

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AG Kane Unveils Mobile Forensics Unit To Catch Child Predators

Attention child predators – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s revamped Child Predator Section is out to catch you.

08/26/2014

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Drilling For Natural Gas Now Underway At Airport

Consol Energy has cut roads through forested lands to reach six pads designed to support 45 wells to extract natural gas under and near the Pittsburgh International Airport.

08/25/2014

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Squirrel Hill Funeral For Sophie Masloff To Take Place Tuesday

When Bob O’Connor died just months after taking office, thousands flooded the City County Building where his body was lying in state.

08/18/2014

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Sophie Masloff Left Big Imprint On Local Politics

Sophie Masloff knew politics better than most men, having done grunt work in Democratic Party headquarters for decades.

08/18/2014

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Pittsburgh Remembers Sophie Masloff

Former Mayor Sophie Masloff was known for her personal touch with the people of Pittsburgh.

08/17/2014

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Pa. Senator: Colo. Trip Included Using Marijuana

Taxpayer dollars paid for the trip, but no money was spent to buy or smoke marijuana.

08/01/2014

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Holy Family Sisters Explain Decision To Shelter Immigrant Children

A meeting was held in Emsworth Tuesday night, where the sisters who run Holy Family Institute explained their decision to temporarily shelter immigrant children fleeing their homes in Central America

07/29/2014

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CBS Poll Shows Corbett Behind, But Narrowing Gap With Wolf

Behind in the polls by 20 to 25 points, Republican Gov. Tom Corbett has been on the attack against his opponent, Democrat Tom Wolf.

07/29/2014

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Pittsburghers Show Support For Israel And Gaza During Squirrel Hill Demonstration

There was a lot of emotion in the heart of Squirrel Hill Sunday afternoon as supporters of both Israel and Gaza squared off outside the Jewish Community Center.

07/27/2014

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