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Garden Expert Explains Importance Of USDA Plant Zone Guide

The last two winters have been really hard on our plants and gardens, and the harsh cold has come as a shock to many of the items we like to have traditionally grown in southwestern Pennsylvania.

05/20/2015

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USDA Report Orders Pittsburgh Zoo To Review Use Of Dogs To Herd Elephants

A report by the USDA has ordered changes to the way the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium uses dogs to help control its elephants and protect human handlers.

02/02/2015

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Parents Settle Pittsburgh Zoo Lawsuit In Mauling Death

The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was mauled to death after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit have settled their lawsuit against the Pittsburgh zoo.

06/02/2014

Nestle Recalls Some Of Its Hot Pockets

Nestle is voluntarily recalling two of its Hot Pockets products as part of a larger meat recall.

02/18/2014

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Zoo Reaches Settlement With USDA Over Boy’s Death

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will pay the U.S. Department of Agriculture $4,550 as part of a settlement over an investigation into the death of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into an exhibit of wild African dogs.

02/13/2014

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Government Shutdown Impacts Some Mortgage Loans

President Obama met with top lawmakers Wednesday on what many hoped to be the end of a two-day government shutdown.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/03/2013

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North Braddock Food Bank Faces New Challenges

The North Braddock Food Bank, which operates out of the Word and Worship Church, is now fending for themselves.

05/30/2013

Frozen Pizza Recall

Nestle Pizza Company is recalling some pizzas, due to plastic pieces that could be in them.

05/03/2013

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Study: Stink Bug Stench In Cow Feed Doesn’t Transfer To Milk

Scientists with the U.S. Agriculture Department have some tasty news for milk drinkers.

KDKA-TV–04/29/2013

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Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

Recall: Sam’s Choice Fireside Gourmet Black Angus Beef Patties

The United States Department of Agriculture has announced the recall of frozen bacon-cheeseburger patties over safety concerns.

08/03/2012

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USDA Announces Recall Of Nearly 19 Tons Of Beef Patties

The United States Department of Agriculture has announced the recall of frozen bacon-cheeseburger patties over safety concerns.

08/03/2012

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Details About New Cigarette Health Warnings

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to the USDA about the graphic health images that will appear on cigarette packs.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/21/2011

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