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45 Tons Of Trash Collected During Annual River Sweep

More than 300 volunteers got their hands dirty this weekend, cleaning up the banks of the Ohio River.

06/21/2014

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Emergency Management Officials Watching Rivers, Streams, Creeks

The Beaver County Emergency Management Center in Ambridge monitored the river and stream predictions and reports from the field.

02/21/2014

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Elected Officials Want To Renegotiate “The Big Fix”

Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region’s antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.

01/03/2014

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ALCOSAN Rates Going Way Up In The New Year

The New Year is coming in with a big blow to your wallet. The cost of treating sewage at the Allegheny County Sanitary Plant is going up — way up.

01/02/2014

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Kayakers Rally For New Clean Water Standards

Kayakers in support of new environmental standards for Pittsburgh’s rivers gathered at Point State Park Saturday.

08/24/2013

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Green Solutions Offered For Big Sewer Fix

The cost of cleaning our rivers and streams will be astronomical, promising to send your water and sewer bill through the roof over the next decade.

03/15/2013

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Sen. Casey Proposes Bill To Advance Locks & Dams Upgrades

The bad condition of the area’s locks and dams is obvious. For 21 years, David Boyd — who now captains a tow boat — has seen the problems coming.

02/15/2013

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Homeowners Found Polluting Could Have To Shell Out Thousands

The test is simple, but if you fail, it’ll cost you as much as $10,000 — potentially bankrupting many.

02/04/2013

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Mon Wharf To Stay Closed Monday

The Mon Wharf will remain closed Monday after it was flooded last week.

02/03/2013

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Could Pittsburgh Be The Next Paris?

Paris is a destination for millions of tourists, but could that be the future Pittsburgh with some sensible healthy-focused city planning?

12/26/2012

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How Did Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey Become A Local Treasure?

KDKA Radio’s Johnna Pro is on her way to her class reunion tonight, but before that she talks with Herman Mihalich, CEO of Dad’s Hat rye whiskey.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/13/2012

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Flood Watch Issued By National Weather Service

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for much of western Pennsylvania and the surrounding area. According to the National Weather Service, the flood watch is in effect from late […]

02/27/2011

Table Games Tests Go Well

Before table games can be open to the public, they have to be tested, and the The Rivers and The Meadows Casinos have had their test runs. Larry and John talk to Greg Fajt, head […]

07/07/2010