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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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Google Launches Digital Afterlife Manager

Google has launched a tool that lets you decide what happens with your email and other online accounts after you die.

04/13/2013

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Local Ad Expert Weighs In On Kmart’s Controversial Commercial

It’s an ad that some find hilarious, while others find it a bit too edgy.

04/13/2013

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Hottest Social Media Craze Allows Users To Share Short Videos

Have you heard of Vine? Twitter launched the video-sharing app in January, and it has quickly become the hottest, new social media craze.

04/12/2013

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2 Teens To Plead Not Guilty In Steubenville Death Threat Case

Two Ohio teens accused of making online threats against a rape victim are scheduled for their first court appearance.

03/27/2013

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