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Supreme Court Ruling Allows Prayer At Council Meetings

In municipalities all over, they’re taking another look at how their meetings begin.

05/06/2014

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Local Salon Owners Gear Up For New Tanning Bed Bill

Doctors have been long concerned about the health risks of tanning beds, and in just a matter of days, many of those concerns will be written in a new state law.

05/05/2014

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KD Investigates: City Still In Need Of New Safety Director, Police Chief

Bill Peduto has been mayor of the city now for four months, but he still hasn’t named a new chief for his embattled police bureau, which is in dire need of new leadership.

04/28/2014

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Families Threaten Sit-In At Governor’s Office Over Medical Marijuana

Pennsylvania parents with children afflicted with seizures are feeling increasingly desperate.

04/28/2014

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US Dept. Of Energy Welcomes Openness In Fracking Procedures

The US Department of Energy said Friday that it welcomes the decision by an oil and gas industry supplier to disclose all chemicals in hydraulic fracturing fluid.

04/25/2014

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Pa. Gay Marriage Ban Critics Seek Ruling

Gay couples and others challenging Pennsylvania’s 1996 law banning same-sex marriage asked a federal judge Monday to bypass a trial in favor of a quicker ruling in the case.

04/21/2014

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Range Resources Issued Violation For Leaking Impoundment

Officials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.

04/18/2014

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Obama, Biden Unveil Job Training Grant Program

The president and vice president of the United States visited Pittsburgh today, putting the city in the spotlight once again.

04/16/2014

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Job Training Brings Obama And Biden To Pittsburgh Wednesday

Community College of Allegheny County’s West Hills site will host both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday afternoon.

04/15/2014

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President, Vice President To Visit Allegheny Co. Next Week

The president and vice president are coming to Pittsburgh.

04/11/2014

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Rick Santorum Hoping To Grab Support From “Guy In The Middle”

A lot of political analysts will say the Republican party loses the “PR war” when it comes to winning the hearts of the average worker.

04/10/2014

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Judge To End Part Of Ohio Ban On Recognizing Gay Marriage

A federal judge says he will strike down part of Ohio’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, meaning the state must recognize marriages of gay couples who legally wed elsewhere.

04/04/2014

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Jay Paterno Drops Out Of Lt. Governor Race

Jay Paterno, a novice candidate with a famous family name, dropped out of the Democratic race for lieutenant governor Friday.

03/29/2014

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Push On To Get Health Insurance By March 31 Deadline Or Risk Penalty

Getting every American to sign up for health insurance has put President Obama on web shows like Between Two Ferns with comedian Zach Galifianakis.

03/18/2014

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Can Pa. Rep. Adam Ravenstahl Survive Primary Challenge Without His Brother?

Call him the lesser known brother — PA Rep. Adam Ravenstahl of Brighton Heights.

03/17/2014

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