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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Peduto Meets With President Obama, Asks For Washington Monument Scaffolding

“It was emotional,” Pittsburgh’s mayor-elect Bill Peduto told KDKA political editor Jon Delano on Monday afternoon.

12/16/2013

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NCIS Agents Fans Of TV Version, Appreciate Respect Show Gives Real Agency

Once known only in military circles, all that changed when its namesake, “NCIS,” debuted on television. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has been around a lot longer than the TV version. They protect the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel as well as assets all over the world.

11/19/2013

Capitol Hill

Rep. Rothfus Optimistic Parties Will Come Together After Ending Shutdown

In sure sign the government shutdown is over, the doors to the popular Air and Space Museum were back open again Thursday afternoon.

10/17/2013

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Congress Approves Bill To End Government Shutdown, Avoid Default

Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s promised signature.

10/16/2013

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Senators Casey, Toomey Frustrated By Stalemate

Frustration seems to be more common in Washington than the ability to reach a bipartisan deal across party lines.

10/15/2013

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Driver Shot, Killed After Capitol Hill Chase

A woman with a 1-year-old girl led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. The child survived.

10/03/2013

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Zelienople Native Killed In Washington Navy Yard Shooting

In downtown Zelienople, flags are flying at half-staff.

09/17/2013

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Couple Traveling From Pittsburgh To DC On A Bicycle Built For Two

A local couple will ride their tandem bike from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C. It’s 335 miles and they want to do it in a day.

09/06/2013

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Furry Tails: First Pets

The first Presidential pet I can recall is Millie. I was very little and barely knew who the President of the United States was or that he was the leader of the free world. But, I certainly knew that adorable brown and white English Springer Spaniel.

09/03/2013

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Weekend Celebration Planned For Completion Of Great Allegheny Passage

Festivities in Point State Park on Saturday afternoon will mark the completion of a bike trail from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC.

06/13/2013

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Local WWII Veterans Take Trip To See Memorial In Washington D.C.

They were members of the Greatest Generation, and when their country called, they answered. Now, a group of veterans have made a one-day trip to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial.

05/21/2013

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U.S. House Committee Holds Hearing On VA Legionnaires Outbreak

A Congressional committee is looking into the recent Legionnaires’ outbreak at several Pittsburgh-area VA hospitals.

02/05/2013

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Local Voters Hoping For Cooperation In Washington D.C.

After Tuesday’s election, America is essentially right where it was before voters went to the polls.

11/07/2012

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Top 5 Patriotic Movies

While America does love its movies about sexy bank robbers knocking off banks and street-racers smashing up cop cars, there’s still always an audience for a good patriotic movie. Whether it’s about the US of […]

06/13/2012

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