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Some Allegheny County Employees Accused Of “Pension Spiking”

Some Allegheny County employees are being accused of manipulating the system to earn higher pensions, and it is costing taxpayers millions of dollars.

12/27/2013

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Peduto Meets With President Obama, Asks For Washington Monument Scaffolding

“It was emotional,” Pittsburgh’s mayor-elect Bill Peduto told KDKA political editor Jon Delano on Monday afternoon.

12/16/2013

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Peduto Attends Meeting Of New Mayors With President

President Obama welcomed 16 newly-elected mayors to the White House Friday afternoon, including Pittsburgh’s new mayor, Bill Peduto.

12/13/2013

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World Mourns Mandela, Local Man Remembers His Time With The Revolutionary

Nelson Mandela made one visit to Pittsburgh back in 1991. But one local man has a very special connection to Mandela.

12/06/2013

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Hundreds Show Up To School Board Meeting After Controversial Resignation

Hundreds of people showed up Wednesday night to the Baldwin-Whitehall school board meeting after the resignation of one of its members.

12/05/2013

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McGinty Runs For Governor As Centrist Democrat

Calling herself a pragmatic centrist Democrat, Katie McGinty says she’s the candidate with the background, experience, and issues to beat Republican Gov. Tom Corbett.

12/02/2013

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Dr. Charles Krauthammer Discusses “Things That Matter”

Dr. Charles Krauthammer’s new book, “Things that Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics,” addresses three decades of his news experience.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/26/2013

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PennDOT To Target Key Bridges & Roads With New Funding

If you think the road and bridge repair this past summer was pretty intense, wait until you see what happens next year.

11/22/2013

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Santorum: President Obama Providing Very Poor Leadership

It has been a year since Barack Obama was re-elected as president, and it has been year that has seen the divide between the Democrats and the Republicans deepen.

11/20/2013

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Methodist Jury Convicts Pa. Pastor For Gay Wedding

A United Methodist pastor was convicted Monday of breaking church law by officiating his son’s same-sex wedding and could be defrocked after a high-profile trial that has rekindled debate over the denomination’s policy on gay marriage.

11/18/2013

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Candidate For Gov. Proposes Free Tuition For Some College Students

Democratic U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz — running to replace Republican Gov. Tom Corbett — says students who get a two-year Associates Degree at community colleges should get free tuition for the remaining two years to get a Bachelor’s degree at one of Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities like California University, Indiana University, Slippery Rock or Clarion.

11/18/2013

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Orie Melvin’s House Arrest Sentence Dropped

The house arrest sentence for former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has been dropped, but could mean she’ll see jail time.

11/15/2013

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Attempts Nixed To Block Pa. Gay Marriage Lawsuit

The judge in a federal court challenge to Pennsylvania’s 17-year-old law that bans recognition of same-sex marriages is rejecting two different attempts to dismiss the lawsuit.

11/15/2013

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Pa. Legislator’s Bill Would Require “In God We Trust” In Public Schools

Should “In God We Trust” be posted in public school buildings? That’s what a bill introduced by a suburban Pittsburgh legislator would require.

11/13/2013

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Residency Referendum Backed By Pittsburghers

In addition to choosing Bill Peduto to be the next mayor of Pittsburgh, local voters also decided that city workers should live inside city limits.

11/05/2013

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