Safety

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

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Millions Of Autos Recalled Because Of Faulty Air Bags

Injury or death by airbag — it’s a significant claim that auto manufacturers are taking seriously, as a growing number of individuals are hurt like Stephanie Erdman who barely survived.

10/21/2014

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Vehicles With Air Bag Problem That Should Be Fixed

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired.

10/20/2014

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Politicians, Doctors Team Up To Prepare For Ebola

As the nation grapples with Ebola, Sen. Bob Casey teamed up with doctors and specialists from UPMC Presbyterian Hospital Friday morning to discuss how prepared we are.

10/17/2014

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Vizio TVs Recalled Over Safety Concerns

About 245,000 televisions are being recalled.

08/07/2014

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Family Rushes To Safety As Fire Consumes Home

A family of three rushed to safety as flames engulfed their mobile home in New Beaver Saturday morning.

07/26/2014

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Strip District Business Owners Meet With Police, D.A. Over Safety Concerns

Business owners, along with the Pittsburgh Police and the Allegheny County District Attorney, came together Thursday afternoon to try to make a plan to make the Strip District safer at night.

07/25/2014

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How To DIY Safely

From simple home repairs to high-scale improvements, DIY projects can provide an enjoyable experience and rewarding results.

07/16/2014

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“Safety Tats” Helping To Keep Kids Safe

Parents, ever worry about losing your kid in a crowd?

07/08/2014

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High Demand For School Resource Officers – Necessary or Over Reaction

School resource officers are in high demand. Is it really necessary or is it an over reaction to recent tragedies?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2014

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Consumer Reports: Tips To Protect Electronics On Vacation

A Consumer Reports survey found 94 percent of us don’t leave home without at least one device and vacationers take along three on average.

07/04/2014

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FAA, Police Investigating Drone Over PNC Park During Pirates – Mets Game

Police were called Thursday after someone allegedly flew a drone over PNC Park during last night’s Pirates game.

06/27/2014

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Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?

Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.

06/23/2014

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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.

05/21/2014

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