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The Best (Free!) Hotel Happy Hours

Check out the best FREE hotel happy hours from around the US.

12/31/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Jeff Roupe)

Fast Food Workers Across Country Protest Federal Minimum Wage

Service could be a little slower today at fast food restaurants as workers walk off the job to protest the federal minimum wage.

12/05/2013

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The 5 Best Stadiums In The NFL

From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.

11/25/2013

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Learn The Address Project

Celebrities, politicians and even the President of the United States are taking part in a national effort to encourage people to learn the Gettysburg Address. But the project is also drawing criticism.

11/19/2013

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America’s Most Hipster Cities

Pretty much any US city, short of maybe Birmingham, AL, has some elements/neighborhoods of hipster culture at this point (you really just need a fixed-gear bike shop, right?), but these 10 cities are vying for the title of hipster-est. Behind Williamsburg, of course.

11/15/2013

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America’s Seven Best Beercations

You love beer. You love vacations. So it’s only natural you’ll like this rundown of America’s seven hottest travel destinations with a hopping beer scene.

11/01/2013

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Pa., N.J. Spotlight Same-Sex Marriage Efforts

Pennsylvania and New Jersey are on tracks that could lead to the Northeast being the first full region in the country to legalize gay marriage — but the routes are hardly parallel and the horsepower anything but equal.

10/19/2013

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President Obama Addresses Nation On Crisis In Syria

President Barack Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bashar Assad “and be ready to respond” if other measures fail.

09/10/2013

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Pittsburgh Natives To Take A Shot At Olympic Hockey

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Stanley Cup champion Brandon Saad and Anaheim Ducks goaltending prospect John Gibson added even more local interest to the 2014 U.S. Olympic hockey team when head coach Dan Bylsma invited the Pittsburgh natives to the team’s forthcoming orientation camp today.

07/23/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Spine Injury

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined by Dr. David Jho to discuss spine injury.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/24/2013

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The Future Of Social Security

Chris Moore was joined by Co-Director of Social Security Works Nancy Altman, to discuss the Social Security Trustees Report.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/03/2013

American Lung Association To Release 2013 “State Of The Air” Report

The Pittsburgh region’s grade in the American Lung Association’s “State of the Air” report is not as good.

04/23/2013

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Frozen Four Is Event Herb Brooks Would Have Been Proud Of

The affects U.S.A. Olympic Head Coach Herb Brooks made on American hockey can be felt in Pittsburgh this week as the Frozen Four dropped the puck at Consol Energy Center on Thursday night.

04/11/2013

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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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“Voices Of Leadership” Series

February 2013 is a time to commemorate and connect with the African-American community through “Voices of Leadership”.

02/04/2013

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