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President Obama Speaks At VFW Convention, Honors Chattanooga Victims

President Barack Obama arrived in Pittsburgh Tuesday to speak at the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ national convention, and honored slain service members killed in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

07/21/2015

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Pittsburgh Asked To Weigh In On Paint Colors For “Sister Bridges”

What color would you pick out for the Clemente, Warhol and Carson bridges?

06/19/2015

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Park Rangers Hired For County And City Parks

Visitors to Allegheny County parks or the city’s Schenley Park will soon see men and women in a different kind of uniform — that of park ranger.

06/11/2015

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Uber Now Licensed To Offer Rides To And From Pittsburgh International Airport

Allegheny County Airport Authority officials have approved a policy that lets ride-sharing companies pick up passengers at Pittsburgh International Airport.

06/02/2015

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Fitzgerald Says He’s Heard The Message Voters Sent Him

Usually, public officials try to put the most positive spin on election results that they don’t like.

05/20/2015

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Allegheny Co. Dems Pushing Votes For Deceased Councilwoman Still On Ballot

Supporters of a Democratic Allegheny County councilwoman who died earlier this month are still touting her in next week’s primary as a tribute to her – and a rebuke to County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, who has been supporting her opponent.

05/15/2015

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Local Officials On Alert, Discussing Preparedness In Wake Of Baltimore Riots

The riots in Baltimore have put police on alert in nearly every American city.

04/28/2015

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Fee For Park-And-Ride Lots Mulled By City Officials

Park and Rides might cost you starting this summer.

04/17/2015

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Local Leaders Confident Heinz Will Stay In Pittsburgh, Prosper

How will the new mega-company, formed by the merger of Heinz and Kraft Foods, affect our region?

03/25/2015

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Boilermakers Announce Program Offering Training In Exchange For Surrendered Guns

Ray Ventrone, business manager of Boilermakers Local 154, citing the Monroeville Mall shooting, and what he called, “a crisis of black on black crime,” announced a program where guns would be surrendered in return for training in the union’s welding program.

02/12/2015

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Officer Body Cameras & Stolen Recruit Files Discussed At Senate Judiciary Hearing

A Senate Judiciary hearing was held Wednesday morning in Pittsburgh on law enforcement practices.

02/11/2015

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Fitzgerald Looks Ahead To 2015

Last month, Allegheny County executive Rich Fitzgerald announced for re-election in 2015.

01/02/2015

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The Afternoon News Sings ‘The 12 Days Of Christmas’

The KDKA Afternoon News sings the 12 Days of Christmas.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/24/2014

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Flaherty To Challenge Wagner For County Controller, While Fitzgerald Stays Mum

Surrounded by supporters, former Allegheny County Controller Mark Patrick Flaherty announced a comeback try for his old office.

12/16/2014

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Pittsburgh Officials Brace For Possible Outbursts To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

The governor of Missouri has declared a state of emergency ahead of a grand jury’s decision on whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged in the shooting of Michael Brown.

11/18/2014

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