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City Residents Voting On Residency Referendum That May Have Little Impact

Should city employees like police and firefighters be required to live in the city — or should the city be free to hire the most qualified employees no matter where they live?

11/05/2013

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2013 Election Day Voting Information

Nov. 5, 2013, is Election Day KDKA has put together a guide to help you navigate the voting process.

11/05/2013

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Voters Head To Polls On Election Day

Today is Election Day and there are some key races to be aware of in our area.

11/05/2013

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Fact Checking Ravenstahl’s Accomplishments As Mayor

As the groundbreaking ceremonies wind down and the memorabilia is packed up, Luke Ravenstahl points to three major accomplishments.

11/04/2013

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Former Local Congressman William Coyne Dies

A former democratic US Congressman who represented the Pittsburgh area for more than two decades has died.

11/03/2013

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Campaign Mailer Causing Controversy In County Council Race

Dan McClain describes himself as a hard-working local man. The 35-year-old Democratic County Council District 1 candidate was out campaigning on his grandparents’ street Friday.

11/01/2013

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Despite Presidential Assurances, Some Health Policies Canceled

As President Barack Obama pushed his Affordable Care Act, he often said this: “If you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it.”

10/29/2013

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Steel Mill Reassessments Leaves Mon Valley Towns Strapped For Cash

Since the death of big steel three decades ago, the towns of the Mon Valley have struggled just to keep their heads above water.

10/28/2013

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Consol Energy To Sell W. Va. Coal Operations, Positions For Growth

Consol Energy — formerly Consolidation Coal Company — is getting out of the domestic coal business, at least in West Virginia.

10/28/2013

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Lawmakers Getting Earful From Constituents After Shutdown

Lawmakers ended the government shutdown earlier this week with a last minute deal, but it could all happen again early next year if a long-term deal isn’t reached.

10/18/2013

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Veterans From Pittsburgh Visit WWII Memorial Day After Government Reopens

The first day the government reopened, a group of 36 World War II and Korean War veterans from the Pittsburgh area bused to Washington DC to see the World War II Memorial.

10/17/2013

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Council Considers School Closings Moratorium

It’s not their decision to make — but city council wants a moratorium on school closings in Pittsburgh.

10/14/2013

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Former City Councilwoman Dies At 85

Former Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Michelle Madoff has died.

10/13/2013

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Official Says EBT Glitch Caused By Upgrade, Not Shutdown

Users of the Electronic Benefits Transfer System locally and in other states have reported that their cards weren’t working Saturday.

10/12/2013

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Fitzgerald Hopes To Not Raise Taxes With 2014 Allegheny Co. Budget

Rich Fitzgerald wouldn’t get specific about his 2014 County budget before addressing council member Tuesday night, but it’s clear that holding the line on taxes is a top priority.

10/08/2013

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