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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

Time Magazine Names Best Twitter Feeds

Time Magazine is out with its favorite Twitter feeds.

03/26/2013

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Astronaut Shares His View Of Pittsburgh From Space

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield tweeted a photo Pittsburgh from space Saturday morning, sharing a spectacular view of the city.

03/23/2013

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Vatican Intern Gets Rare Glimpse At History Unfolding

As a college student, getting a good internship is important, so when Villanova student Sean Hudgins landed a social media internship at the Vatican, he was excited to go halfway across the world.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/22/2013

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Mt. Lebanon Teacher Accused Of Inappropriate Communication Waives Hearing

A Mount Lebanon High School music teacher who is suspended without pay waived his preliminary hearing Thursday, choosing to go straight to court on charges including corruption of a minor.

03/21/2013

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