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Local Experts Discuss Train Safety

Rail car brakes scream across the Conway Rail Yards as tankers loaded with hazardous chemicals roll to join the trains that will carry them to points unknown west.

07/08/2013

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New Ordinance Limits Chairs For Canonsburg Parade

Placing chairs along the parade route is a Fourth of July tradition in Canonsburg, but choosing your front row seat a week ahead of time will now cost you that chair.

07/01/2013

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Expert Offers Self-Defense Tips

When you think about self-defense, you likely think about the physical part of protecting yourself.

06/21/2013

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Expert Weighs In On Safety Of Local Bridges

Driving in our region without crossing a bridge is impossible — and the largest traffic loads are carried by our bridges.

05/24/2013

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Collapse Sunday Reminder Of Dangers Of Aging Decks

Inspectors say it was a classic combination of a party and an aging deck, when one collapsed on the back of a McCandless home Sunday.

05/06/2013

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Best Swim Classes In Pittsburgh

Families have a great opportunity to engage in swimming activities and lessons as there are many outside public pools and a system of county parks. There are private swim clubs for advanced and beginner levels, too. Many of the swimming lessons are on a pool pass, day pass or discounted days that include water aerobics and the best deal is a free-learn-to-swim category. As the children advance in their training; it may lead to becoming a member of a swim club, but the onus is just a fun, learning experience.

04/26/2013

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Man Lucky To Be Alive After Big Rig Clips His Wheelchair

David Schultz, 49, of Harrison Township says he’s lucky to be alive.

04/23/2013

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Ask A Carpenter: Tips For Building A Kids’ Play Area In Pittsburgh

Video games may be fun but when it comes to keeping kids happy and healthy, nothing beats time outside using the imagination. There’s no better way to encourage outdoor play and creativity than a tree house or play structure, but many families may not know where to start such a project. Local contractor Tom Pieza has a few tips to make creating the playhouse easier so you can start playing sooner.

04/19/2013

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Bumble Bee & “Chicken Of The Sea” Tuna Recalled

Two major tuna companies are recalling products.

03/07/2013

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TSA To Allow Pocket Knives On Plane

For years, TSA has confiscated all kinds of personal property, like baseball bats, golf clubs, and, of course, knives. But soon some of the rules will change.

03/05/2013

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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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Myth Or Fact: Doctor Shares Tips For Staying Warm

With the cold weather we’re seeing, it’s more important ever to know fact from fiction when it comes to staying warm.

01/22/2013

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Officials Urge Importance Of Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Officials are reminding the public of certain dangers that are associated with some appliances, especially if they’re not ready for the extra demand on extra cold days.

01/20/2013

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Mayor Ravenstahl Lays Out Plan To Restore Safety On South Side

It’s often considered the nightlife hub of Pittsburgh, but the South Side is plagued by problems at night. Now though, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has laid out a plan to restore safety for business owners and residents.

01/15/2013

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Some Trash Could Be Deadly To Pets

Household pets have a tendency to get into the trash. What many people may not realize, though, is that something in the garbage could be deadly.

12/06/2012

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