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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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Obama Declares Iranian Deal “Important First Step”

President Barack Obama says a nuclear deal with Iran is an “important first step” toward addressing the world’s concerns over the Islamic republic’s disputed nuclear program.

11/23/2013

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Report: PSU Tried To Interest Rice In Head Job

An aide to former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she was approached by a firm helping Penn State look for a new president but she was not interested, a newspaper reported Friday.

11/09/2013

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PSU Trustees Say Tentative Settlements Made With Sandusky Victims

Penn State’s Board of Trustees says several tentative settlements have been made with men who claim they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

07/12/2013

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Movie Review: White House Down

Hold on to your seats: White House Down could be the action event of the summer.

KDKA-TV–06/26/2013

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CCAC Looking To Grow, Build In Marshall Twp.

What initially started as a trailer in the Passavant Hospital parking lot in the North Hills is now home to 5,600 students each semester.

06/07/2013

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Former PSU President Was Highest Paid Among Public Colleges

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out over his handling of the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a survey released Sunday.

05/12/2013

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Former Mexican President Addresses Immigration, Job Relocation

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Vicente Fox, former President of Mexico, about Mexican-US relations, immigration, drug trafficking, and his coming visit to Pittsburgh.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/11/2013

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Federal Cuts Could Affect Pa. Programs

The Obama administration says automatic spending cuts set to take effect this week would mean less money for Pennsylvania’s schools, military, environmental protection, and drug treatment.

02/24/2013

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Tuesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Pittsburgh Police Investigation, School Safety and Other News

Here’s a round up of some of Tuesday’s top news stories from the KDKA Afternoon News.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/19/2013

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Kerry To Take Over As Secretary Of State

The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed President Barack Obama’s choice of five-term Sen. John Kerry to be secretary of state, with Republicans and Democrats praising him as the ideal successor to Hillary Rodham Clinton.

01/29/2013

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North Side Students Usher In Class President, V.P. With Inaugural Festivities

An “Inaugural Parade” of pint-size marchers passed through the halls of Manchester Academic Charter School, on the North Side.

01/22/2013

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Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News: What You Missed

Here’s a recap of what you may have missed on the KDKA-AM’s afternoon news on the MLK Day holiday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/21/2013

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What Obama’s Address Means For The Next 4 Years

President Barack Obama was officially sworn in during a private ceremony yesterday, the date constitutionally mandated for the inauguration.

01/21/2013

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President Obama Delivers Second Inaugural Address

Declaring “our journey is not complete,” President Barack Obama took the oath of office for his second term before a crowd of hundreds of thousands Monday, urging the nation to set an unwavering course toward prosperity and freedom for all its citizens and protect the social safety net that has sheltered the poor, elderly and needy.

01/21/2013

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