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Pa. Senator Offers Alternative Plan To Control Liquor

Sen. Chuck McIlhinney Jr. from Bucks County may hold the key to Corbett’s privatization of liquor.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/12/2013

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W. Va. Senator Asks MTV To Scrap “Buckwild”

A West Virginia Senator is asking MTV to scrap its new reality show, which follows a group of young people from his state.

12/07/2012

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Ad War In Senate Race Heats Up Over Coal

Maybe it’s no surprise that Tom Smith, a man who made millions in the coal business, feels strongly about the future of this industry.

11/01/2012

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Former Sen. Arlen Specter Laid To Rest

Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter was an “irreplaceable” force who approached politics — and life — with grit and determination, a who’s who of politicians and others said Tuesday at the longtime senator’s funeral.

10/16/2012

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Gov. Corbett Orders Flags At Half-Staff In Honor Of Sen. Arlen Specter

Gov. Tom Corbett has ordered all flags to half-staff in honor of the late Sen. Arlen Specter.

10/15/2012

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Prominent Pittsburghers Remember Former Sen. Arlen Specter

Pittsburghers might have a hard time actually putting their finger on exactly how former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter may have had an impact on their lives. But Pittsburgh’s Elsie Hillman, who knew Specter as both a senator and a friend, says all we need to do is look around because his fingerprints are on just about everything.

10/14/2012

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Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter Dies At 82

Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, the Republican-turned-Democrat who played a key role in many Supreme Court nominations, has died. He was 82.

10/14/2012

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Statements On Death Of Former Sen. Specter

Statements on the passing of former Sen. Arlen Specter.

10/14/2012

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Elsie Hillman’s Statement On Death Of Former Sen. Specter

Former Pennsylvania Republican National Committeewoman Elsie Hillman’s statement on the passing of former Sen. Arlen Specter

10/14/2012

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Former Sen. Arlen Specter Hospitalized

Former Senator Arlen Specter is battling cancer again. Despite having been through more than his fair share of serious health issues, he remains optimistic.

08/28/2012

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Tom Smith Prepares To Run Against Incumbent Senator Bob Casey

Tom Smith easily defeated Governor Tom Corbett’s candidate, Steve Welch, and three others to win the right to take on incumbent Democratic senator Bob Casey.

04/25/2012

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Sen. Casey Meets With Vice President Over Future Of 911th Airlift Wing

Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Pittsburgh included more than just politicking. He also caught some of Saturday’s NCAA Tournament action at CONSOL Energy Center. But earlier in the day, he met with Sen. Bob Casey who is among the lawmakers fighting the planned closure of the 911th Airlift Wing.

03/17/2012

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Casey, Murphy Discuss Payroll Tax Cut Extension

KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino is joined by U.S. Congressman Tim Murphy and U.S. Senator Bob Casey.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/23/2011

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Marcellus Shale Impact Fees Included in Proposed Legislation

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks to Senate Minority Leader, Senator Joy Costa, about proposed legislation that would include a Marcellus shale impact fee. The new fee would be carried out by the local counties, not by the […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/04/2011