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Pittsburghers Show Support For Israel And Gaza During Squirrel Hill Demonstration

There was a lot of emotion in the heart of Squirrel Hill Sunday afternoon as supporters of both Israel and Gaza squared off outside the Jewish Community Center.

07/27/2014

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 leaving Schiphol Airport in Schiphol, the Netherlands, on July 17, 2014. (Photo credit: Fred Neeleman/AFP/Getty Images)

Aviation Expert: Crash Investigators Will Complete “Autopsy On Plane”

A local man is watching developments in Ukraine very closely.

07/17/2014

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14,000 Draft Notices Sent To Pa. Men Born In 1800s

No, the United States isn’t trying to build a military force of centenarians.

07/10/2014

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Nation of Islam Aims To End Poverty In African-American Community

Victor Muhammad spoke of the Nation of Islam and their goal to end poverty and war in the black community.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/25/2013

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Seasoned Wartime Reporter Talks Impact Of Conflicts

Jones has reported on the impact of war in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. She has spent time in Afghanistan with US soldiers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/10/2013

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Local Leaders Weigh In On President’s Statement On Syria

Local leaders are weighing in following strong words from President Obama Saturday afternoon as the situation in Syria intensifies.

08/31/2013

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Obama Will Seek Congressional Approval On Syria

Obama will seek authorization for the use of force in Syria from Congress.

08/31/2013

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Famous B-17 Bomber Stops At Allegheny County Airport

A Hollywood movie tells the story of a World War II bomber called the “Memphis Belle.”

07/22/2013

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The Counterculture Of ‘Hobohemia’

Years after the Civil War, homeless men swept into the county and began a counterculture referred to as “hobohemia.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/27/2013

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Women, War & The Journey To Normal

KDKA’s Robert Mangino sat down with the director and producer of an upcoming movie “The Journey To Normal.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2013

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Local Documentary Follows Women on the Frontlines

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to JulieHera DeStefano, who made a documentary about women of war and how they cope.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/28/2013

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Pentagon To Lift Ban On Women In Combat

The Pentagon has lifted its ban on women in combat. United States Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the historic change on Thursday. But how do people feel about the move?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2013

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Volunteers Remember Those Who Served With Wreaths

Volunteers,veterans groups and families gathered at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies and other gravesites around the country, to pay a special holiday tribute to soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.

12/15/2012

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New Technology Helping To Treat Veteran Brain Injuries

Over the last decade, with the United States fighting two wars, there has been an incredible increase in the number of service people with traumatic brain injuries.

11/09/2012

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By The Way, There’s A War In Afghanistan

KDKA AM’s John Shumway talks to retired soldier Sean Parnell, author of “Outlaw Platoon,” about the perception that most Americans don’t care about the war in Afghanistan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/23/2012

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