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Brashear HS Principals Say School Is Safe For Students

School officials are taking a greater interest in what students are doing on social media after three students were shot at Brashear High School last week.

11/19/2013

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Online Photos May Have Prompted Incident That Led To Brashear H.S. Shooting

Police believe some photos posted online may have led up to the shootings near Brashear High School that left three students injured.

11/14/2013

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New Survey Says One-Quarter Of Drivers Surf The Web

Stand on any side of the road and it’s likely you’ll see drivers with a cell phone against their ear.

11/12/2013

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Some Raising Questions Over Mayor’s Recent Tweets

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl says he’ll be more visible in the coming weeks. As he toured the new Pittsburgh Public Market in the Strip District Wednesday, he said he was focusing not only on the market but also on his legacy.

10/23/2013

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Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 3 Teens Waives Charges To Trial

A man accused in the sexual assault of three teenagers will stand trial. Police say Melvin Amodeo, 25, of Wilmerding, used social media to contact the victims.

10/17/2013

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Teen’s Death Prompts Pay It Forward Movement, Continued By Pitt Running Back

A worldwide movement is underway to honor a Pennsylvania teenager who died after suffering from an epileptic seizure.

09/14/2013

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A Look Back To 1992, The Last Time The Pirates Had A Winning Season

If you were like many Pirates fans last night, after the Bucs won their 81st game of the season, you got on social media. Maybe you posted a tweet or texted a friend. But what if none of that existed?

09/04/2013

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Could Your Facebook Friends Affect Your Creditworthiness?

KDKA-AM’s John Shumway talks to national credit expert Paul Oster about how credit companies, insurers, and employers are using social media to make decisions about you.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/04/2013

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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Firefighter, Wife Face Charges After Fight At Green Tree Church

A local firefighter is facing charges after his involvement in a fight at a church over the weekend.

06/10/2013

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Homeowner Alerted To Fire By Facebook

Firefighters are at the scene of an intense house fire in Beaver County.

06/06/2013

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Washington Co. DA Investigating Jesse White

First he denied it, now he concedes it’s true.

06/03/2013

Group Creates Social Media-Powered Electric Car

One group is trying to find out with an electric car that is powered only by tweets.

05/24/2013

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Could What You Post On Social Media Get You Audited By IRS?

Whether you filed your taxes on time or not, you could be subject to an IRS audit. One thing to keep in mind is what you post on Facebook, Twitter, or other social media sites might come back to haunt you.

04/15/2013

Google’s New Digital Afterlife Manager

Google has launched a tool that lets you decide what happens with your email and other online accounts after you die. The Inactive Account Manager lets users tell Google what to do if the unthinkable […]

04/13/2013

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