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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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Auditor General Concerned About Underfunded State Pensions

Auditor General, Eugene DePasquale, addressed the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce Friday morning.

06/06/2014

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Pres. Obama Names New Ambassador To Ireland

A St. Louis lawyer has been nominated to be the next US ambassador to Ireland.

06/06/2014

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Bill Wants “In God We Trust” Posted In Pa. Schools

In most schools, the priority right now is trying to keep the children focused for the last few days of school.

06/03/2014

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Corbett Asks UPMC, Highmark To Minimize Upheaval

Gov. Tom Corbett says he wants to minimize the disruption if people who are covered through western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, lose in-network access to the dominant western Pennsylvania hospital system, UPMC.

06/02/2014

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Mayor Plans To Wed LGBT Couples In Group Ceremony

Mayor Bill Peduto will marry a select few LGBT couples planning to tie the knot after last week’s federal court decision, in a group ceremony.

05/27/2014

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Sen. Toomey Weighs In On VA Hospital Scandal, Other Issues

United States Senator Pat Toomey joins Mike Pintek in studio to talk about the veterans hospital, immigration and Obama.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/23/2014

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Corbett Says Only Approval Rating That Matters Is In November

Gov. Tom Corbett has had a consistently low approval rating the last four years.

05/22/2014

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Same-Sex Weddings Expected To Bring In Money For Local Businesses

Pamela Vanhaitsma and Jess Garity of Shadyside have waited years for to be officially married.

05/22/2014

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Gov. Corbett Won’t Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Case

Pennsylvania’s governor says he won’t appeal a court decision that struck down the state’s gay marriage ban.

05/21/2014

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Same-Sex Couples Line Up For Marriage Licenses

After a federal judge ruled Pennsylvania’s ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional, same-sex couples lined up at the City-County Building to apply for marriage licenses.

05/21/2014

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Thousands Celebrate After Ban On Gay Marriage Lifted

Upwards of 1,000 people filled Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside for a rally organized by the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh.

05/20/2014

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