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Friday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 4, 2012

Here are some of the highlight’s of the Friday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, in case you missed anything.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/04/2013

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Local High School Basketball Team Featured In “Promised Land”

“I am happy to announce we will bring natural gas to McKinley.” That pronouncement, in the newly-released film, “Promised Land,” actually takes place in the old gymnasium in the former Apollo High School. Much of the film was shot in western Pennsylvania.

01/04/2013

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Fight Over New Movie, “Promised Land,” Heats Up

“Promised Land” promises an unbiased look at the benefits and potential dangers of hydrolic fracking.

01/04/2013

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Shale Industry Takes On “Promised Land”

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — When “Promised Land” was being shot in Apollo last summer, residents gathered to get a glimpse of star and producer Matt Damon, and debate the pros and cons of natural gas development. […]

01/03/2013

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Movie Mirrors Town’s Shale Gas Debate

If art imitates life — here’s proof. Both filmmakers and the town of Apollo are trying to come to terms with the explosion of natural gas exploration.

05/25/2012

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Casting Call Announced For New Matt Damon Movie

Christian Bale isn’t the only big celebrity making a new movie in town this spring.

04/18/2012

“Promised Land” Casting Call

Matt Damon, John Krasinski and director Gus Van Sant are set to shoot the feature film “Promised Land” right here in our hometown over the next few weeks. The open casting call is set for […]

04/18/2012

“Promised Land” Casting Call

As excitement ramps up for filming of “Promised Land,” a casting call has now been put out for extras.

04/18/2012

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Bale Returning, Damon Coming For New Movie Projects

It’s looking like a busy spring in the ‘Burgh as two movie production companies have already given the thumbs up.

03/07/2012

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