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Sen. Bernie Sanders Speaks At 3rd Day Of Teachers Union Conference
Senator Bernie Sanders spoke at the third day of the American Federation of Teachers Convention in Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Communities Gather To Support Families Displaced By Freeport Fire
Community members gathered together Sunday to show love and support for the families who were displaced by a fire in Freeport in early July.
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Flash Flooding Affects Pittsburgh Area After Storms Move Through
Many Pittsburgh-area residents were dealing with flash flooding and downed trees after thunderstorms moved through the area Sunday.
Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For Pittsburgh Region Friday
After going several days without one, Friday will be another Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for the Pittsburgh area.
Bell's Double In 10th Gives Pirates 5-Game Sweep Of Brewers
Josh Bell hit a game-ending two-run double in the 10th inning to send the Pirates to 7-6 victory over the Brewers on Sunday.
France Wins 2nd World Cup Title, Beats Croatia 4-2
France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday.
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Pittsburgh's Best: Check Out The City's Top 4 Diners
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top diners in Pittsburgh to venture for hearty comfort food in a casual setting.
Where's The Beef? Here Are The 5 Best Spots To Score Burgers In The 'Burgh
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Best Ways To Celebrate 4th Of July In Pittsburgh
Independence Day is the ultimate summer holiday, and with a rich history and heritage, riverfront fun and warm summer nights, Pittsburgh knows how to throw a great party to celebrate America.
Best Farmers' Markets In Pittsburgh
Support your local farmers and small businesses at these farmers' markets rated the best in the city.
5 Pittsburgh Authors To Put On Your Summer Reading List
Why not add one of Pittsburgh's many talented writers to your summer reading list? With a wide variety of genres and subject matter, you're sure to find something you love from a local writer.
Best Places To Celebrate Father's Day With Dad In Pittsburgh
Whether your dad is the outdoorsy type, loves a filling meal or needs a little rest and relaxation, there are tons of options throughout the city that cater to exactly what he'd love.
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Pittsburgh Ranked Most Affordable For Renters In Nation
Zillow ranked Pittsburgh number on its 2018 list of the top 10 most affordable markets for renters.
Best Beach Vacations On The Atlantic
A look at five of the best beach vacations with widest range of things to do and places to stay along the Atlantic Coast.
Treat Mom To A B&B Fit For A Queen
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Friday, July 13th
Pink: The Very First Color The Earth Ever Knew
Carnegie Science Center Program Development Coordinator Ralph Crewe discussed the intriguing scientific discoveries of the week including the smallest particle and the oldest color.
#83 Big Block Modified Team Live From Lernerville Speedway
Sponsor Calvin McCutcheon and driver Brian Swartzlander discussed their love of racing and working on car #83 in the Big Block Modified division live at Lernerville Speedway and their love of the track.
Michael Norris Late Model Champ
Michael Norris and his father joined Robert Mangino on site at the Lernerville Speedway to talk about their careers and how they got into racing. They also talked about Lernerville Speedway and said it’s a great track.
Eugene Kiely Talks President Trump's NATO-Summit
Director of FactCheck.org, Eugene Kiely joined Robert Mangino to talk about President Trump’s NATO-Summit and whether or not certain claims he has been making are true.
12 Russian Intelligence Officers Indicted For Hacking the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
CBS News Washington Correspondent, Allison Keyes joined Robert Mangino to take about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announcing that 12 Russian intelligence officers have been indicted for hacking the U.S. Presidential election. Allison Keyes told Mangino that there is no indication as to when Mueller’s investigation will be wrapping up.
Brett McDonald Driver of the #25 Sportsman/Stock Car at Lernerville Speedway
Brett McDonald joined Robert Mangino on site at the Lernerville Speedway to talk about his career and how racing has been in his family for as long as he can remember which made him want to get involved. Brett McDonald also touched on how the importance of having a support family in his business.
Joe DeStio Reports on American Federation of Teachers Conference
KDKA Radio's Joe DeStio reported on former Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s speech today at the American Federation of Teachers convention in Pittsburgh.
Sadie Siegel Driver of the #91 Sprint Car Live at Lernerville Speedway
Sadie Siegel driver of the #91 sprint car joined Robert Mangino on site at Lernerville Speedway to talk about her driving career and how her dad, who has been driving her whole life, inspired her to start her career. Sadie’s car is hot pink and black so you won’t miss her out on the track!
Thursday, July 12th
Who Can Access Your Facebook When You Die?
CBS News Technology Analyst Larry Magid told listeners why they might see a decrease in Twitter followers soon and an intriguing ruling granting German parents access to their deceased daughter’s Facebook account.
Maj. Mike Lyons Reviews NATO Summit, What's Next?
CBS News Military Analyst Maj. Mike Lyons reviewed the NATO Summit and President Donald Trump’s comments during it. He also looked forward discussing U.S. relations with Russia and North Korea.
PennEnvironment Ranks Pittsburgh 4th Worst For Metropolitan Air Pollution
PennEnvironment Western Pennsylvania Director Ashleigh Deemer joined Robert Mangino to discuss the Pittsburgh Air Quality Report PennEnvironment released today that ranks Pittsburgh fourth worst in elevated air pollution days among other U.S. metropolitan areas. Deemer explained contributing factors to regional air pollution and offered possible solutions.
Jill Schlesinger: Don't Call It A Trade War
CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger talked tariffs after a wishy-washy week in the markets as trade relations between the U.S. and China remain unclear.
Multi-Agency Resource Center Brings Flood Relief To Millvale Area
KDKA Radio's Joe DeStio reported live from the Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) held at the Millvale Community Center today for area residents and businesses affected by recent flooding. Dozens of agencies were there offering anything from cleaning supplies to emotional support. The event comes amidst news that FEMA has denied requests for federal funding to help with this year’s flooding and landslides.
Kidsburgh Explores High School Hydroponic
Kidsburgh's Kristine Sorensen told listeners about local high school students that are learning
and helping their community at the same time – all from a shipping container!
Wednesday, July 11th
Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Goes German For 36th Year
KDKA Radio's Melinda Roeder reported on this year’s 36th Annual Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix and the events running from July 6th to 15th. This year’s event has a German flare featuring German cars and a winner’s mini keg of German beer.
Can Canning Straws Save The Seas?
Author and blogger Caroline Fairless joined Robert Mangino to discuss the current environmental push to do away with single-use plastic straws and whether something that seems so small can actually make an environmental impact.
Can Arnold Mayor Karen Peconi Be Removed For Social Media Posts?
State Senator Jay Costa informed listeners on the tedious process to remove Arnold’s mayor from office following controversial comments she made on Facebook about Antwon Rose shooting protests. Costa says the process could take a long time and he doesn’t see it happening.
County Police Review Board Vote Passes By Slim Margin; Hear Opposition
At Large Allegheny County Council Representative Samuel DeMarco III voiced his opposition to last night’s vote by Allegheny County Council to begin exploring the creation of a county police review board. DeMarco calls it an overreach and is concerned about the specifics of creating such a body.
Allegheny County Council Votes To Begin Exploration Of County Police Review Board; Hear Why
District 11 Allegheny County Council Representative Paul Klein joined Robert Mangino to share why he voted in favor of beginning the exploration process of creating a countywide citizens police review board. Klein says most municipalities have concerns and want to maintain their independence but he is hopeful that feedback during public meetings will allow the council to adapt moving forward.
NATO Summit Continues, Pamela Falk Has Insights
CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyist Pamela Falk discussed the developments out of the NATO summit and whether there’s any merit to the argument that the international influence of the United States is diminished by the president's comments.
Tuesday, July 10th
Tentrr Finds, Sets Up Beautiful Campsites So You Don't Have To
Tentrr founder and CEO Michael D'Agostino joined Joe DeStio to share how Tentrr is connecting landowners and campers to become “the Airbnb of camping” by selecting beautiful sites for an easy, breathtaking time away.
Auditor General: State Should Do More For Low-Income Households In Winter
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale joined Joe DeStio to talk about how there must be more done in order to keep people’s homes warm during the winter.
William Huhn Shares His Thoughts on President Trump Announcing His Supreme Court Nominee, Brett Kavanaugh
Professor of Law at the Duquesne University School of Law, William Huhn joined Joe DeStio to share his thoughts on President Trump nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court. William Huhn said that this is going to be one of the most controversial nominees in a long time.
Major Mike Lyons Reports on NATO-Summit and Russia-Summit
CBS News Military Analyst, Major Mike Lyons reported on President Trump heading to Brussels for the NATO-Summit. Major Lyons said he doesn’t believe Trump wants to blow up NATO, not that he could even if he wanted to. He also touched on the Summit between President Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin and said Trump hasn’t set any expectations for the meeting.
The YMCA Is Closing Three More Locations
KDKA Radio's Melinda Roeder joined Joe DeStio to talk about the YMCA announcing they will be closing three more locations to emerge from bankruptcy. The locations closing are Wilmerding, Penn Hills, and Western Area. Their doors will be officially closing at the end of August. They intend to continue to provide some services to the residences in those areas. Melinda Roeder also reported on Controller Michael Lamb releasing his mid-year fiscal report and it looks like spending is up and revenues are done so far this year.
Carnegie Science Center Girls Up STEM Programs
Carnegie Science Center Director of Science and Education Liz Whitewolf joined Joe DeStio to talk about the Carnegie Science Center's partnership with
to create a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) cirriculum to encourage girls to enter STEM fields and bridge the gender gap in the industry.
The Humidity Is Coming
The weather the past few days has been a great break from the horrible flooding some areas saw earlier last week, but for meteorologists it is just a bit boring. AccuWeather's John Gresiak said that the weather tomorrow and Thursday is going to be really nice with low humidity. However, Friday into the weekend we are going to see some warmer temps and more humidity and of course the possibility of thunder storms.
Monday, July 9th
Dr. Gerald Pifer of AHN's Medical Frontiers 7/9/18
Dr. Gerald Pifer and Robert Mangino discussed the treatments necessary for the soccer team being recused from a cave in Thailand and the benefits of breast feeding.
Energy Burden High For Low- and Fixed-Income Households
Dollar Energy Fund Director of Communications Jodi Robertson joined Robert Mangino to talk about how to help the elderly and low- or limited-income households struggle with their utility bills and where they can find resources to help maintain service.
Bruce Ledewitz Weighs in on SCOTUS Nominees Ahead of President's Announcement
Professor of Law at Duquesne University School of Law, Bruce Ledewitz joined Robert Mangino to talk about the nominees for Supreme Court. Bruce Ledewitz told Mangino that Duquesne is very proud that Judge Thomas Hardiman is a nominee. He said that the students all love him regardless of their political party. He added that Hardiman would be a great choice for Supreme Court because he will do what is best for the county.
"Tower Of Voices" Will Complete Flight 93 National Memorial
Paul Murdoch, Founder and President of Paul Murdoch Architects, joined Robert Mangino to talk about the final piece of the Flight 93 National Memorial known as the “Tower of Voices.” The memorial will be made public on September 9th just in time for the 17th anniversary of 9/11. Paul Murdoch shared his inspiration for the design and what will go into its construction.
Joe DeStio Reports on SCOTUS Nominee and Giant Eagle Expanding Delivery Service
KDKA Radio's Joe DeStio joined Robert Mangino in studio to talk about how Senator Bob Casey is already saying he will be voting no for whoever President Trump nominates for Supreme Court. Joe DeStio also reported on Giant Eagle expanding their home delivery service for those who are residents in downtown Pittsburgh.
PNC Park Hosts National PLAY Campaign
President and CEO of the National Down Syndrome Society, Sara Hart Wier, MS, joined Robert Mangino to talk about the national PLAY campaign that the Pirates will be hosting tomorrow from 10 a.m to 12 p.m.. The PLAY campaign will promote the importance of children living a healthy lifestyle and disability inclusion. Sara Hart Weir told Mangino that children ages 8-16 will be on the field learning how to live a full and meaningful life.
Friday, July 6th
Lending Tree Releases Study Ranking Cities With the Lowest Share of Million Dollar Homes
Chief Economist at Lending Tree, Tendayi Kapfidze joined Joe DeStio to talk about a study out by Lending Tree ranking cities with the lowest share of million dollar homes. Tendayi Kapfidze told Joe that they looked at the 50 largest cities in the United States and Pittsburgh came in as #49.
Allegheny County Drivers Could Be Paying More at the Pump Starting August 14th
Vice President of Countywide Pertoleum, Dan Bowers joined Joe DeStio to talk about the possibility of gas prices rising during the last month of summer for Allegheny County drivers. The EPA has given surrounding counties the go ahead to eliminate summer blend gasoline. But Allegheny County Health Department has to file a separate request that will most likely be approved but they have not done so yet which could cause gas prices to rise starting August 14th.
North Hills Community Outreach Flood Relief Efforts
Director of Development and Communications at the North Hills Community Outreach Jennifer Kissel joined Joe DeStio to talk about what they are doing to aid those who have been affected by the flooding. Jennifer Kissel told Joe that there focus is mainly on appliance maintenance and house repair. She also shared how people can help, what supplies they need and don’t need.
Steve Dorsey Talks North Korea and Tariffs
CBS News Washington Correspondent, Steve Dorsey joined Joe DeStio to talk about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveling to North Korea to figure out what exactly it is they are doing about denuclearization. They also talked about U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports going into effect today and China’s response.
Eugene Kiely Reports on the Truth Behind Trumps Comments About Trade and Borders
Director of FactCheck.org's Eugene Kiley joined Joe DeStio to set the record straight in regards to some of President Trumps comments about trade and farm exports and Democrats no wanting borders.
Melinda Roeder Reports on Millvale Clean Up
KDKA Radio's Melinda Roeder joined Joe DeStio in studio to talk about day two of clean up in Millvale after the horrific flooding they experienced earlier this week. Today the goal was to clean up all the mud and dirt that has collected in basements.
Anthrocon started in 1997 and has been in Pittsburgh since 2006. Karl Jorgensen joined Joe DeStio to talk about how Anthrocon started in Albany, NY and made its way to Pittsburgh. They also touched on the fur suit walk happening on Saturday, which includes the furries walking throughout downtown Pittsburgh followed by a meet and greet. And Karl Jorgensen also talked about the costumes and how he personally got involved in Anthrocon.
Finally Some Cooler Weather Is Coming to Pittsburgh This Weekend
AccuWeather's Kerry Schwindenhammer joined Joe DeStio to talk about this past weeks horrific weather including flash flooding and extreme heat. He also touched on the cool temperatures we will see throughout this weekend.
Thursday, July 5th
There's a New Attraction Coming To Kennywood
Kennywood Spokesman, Nick Paradise joined Robert Mangino to talk about the new attraction coming to Kennywood in 2018. This new attraction will be on the land that once housed the beloved log jammer. No word yet on what the attraction will be, but many are speculating it will be a roller coaster.
What To Do About Robocalls and Your Smartphone Spying on You
CBS News Technology Analyst, Larry Magid joined Robert Mangino to talk about Robocalls. He suggests never giving money to someone who calls you. He also said there are apps out there that can help you block robocalls. Mangino said that if he doesn’t know the number he doesn’t answer. Larry Magid also talked with Mangino about whether or not your smartphone is spying on you. And it pretty much is, that old flip flop isn’t looking to bad now is it?
Will The U.S. Be Invading Venezuela?
CBS News Military Consultant, Jeff McCausland joined Robert Mangino to talk about Trump’s decision to use military force to invade Venezuela. Jeff McCausland told Mangino that there usually has to be a pretext for a military invasion; however the U.S. has used military forces during Clinton’s, Reagan’s and Bush’s presidencies so this is not a new procedure.
Jayme Meredith Talks Oil Prices, American Quitting Jobs and Trade
Senior Vice President at Hefren-Tillotson, Jayme Meredith joined Robert Mangino to talk about OPEC and how President Trump would like to see more oil out on the market for prices to drop. Jayme Meredith and Mangino also talked about more American quitting their jobs. Jayme Meredith says that this is a sign of strong economy. He also adds that people are quitting their jobs either because they can’t stand their job or they have better opportunities elsewhere. Jayme Meredith also touched on trade and said the markets rallied today.
Flash Flooding Destroys Many Areas in Pittsburgh
KDKA Rasio's Joe DeStio joined Robert Mangino in studio to talk about the devastating flooding that took place in Ross Township and Millvale last night. Joe DeStio said that people in the Millvale area are saying they haven’t seen flooding this bad since 2004 with hurricane Ivan. The biggest problem is no one can get around because so many roads are closed; including, McKnight Rd. and Babcock Blvd.
10 Places That Make Pittsburgh History Fun For Kids
Kidsburgh's Kristine Sorensen joined Robert Mangino to talk about 10 places that make learning about Pittsburgh history fun. Some of the places include, Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, Heinz History Center and the Fort Pitt Museum. Kristine Sorensen visited Meadowncroft in Avella, PA and explored the school house that was recreated to show kids how children went to school 200 years ago. Visit www.kidsburgh.org for the full list.
Flash Flood Warning in Effect Until Midnight Tonight
AccuWeather's Kerry Schwindenhammer joined Robert Mangino to talk about the possibility of showers and thunderstorms in the area throughout this evening. Kerry Schwindenhammer told Mangino that at this point any amount of rain fall could cause flooding. There is a flash flood warning in effect until midnight tonight.
Wednesday, July 4th
Brian O'Neill on His Column in the Post-Gazette Tomorrow
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Columnist, Brian O’Neill joined John McIntire to talk about his column about NRP and the Declaration of Independence. The column will be in the Post-Gazette tomorrow.
Eric Hagman Weighs In On Pirates Season Thus Far
93.7 the Fan's Eric Hagman joined John McIntire to talk about the Pirates and the rocky season they are having thus far. Eric Hagman told McIntire that the fundamental of the pirates are very poor.
Should You Cancel Your Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Subscription?
Former Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Opinion Writer, Dan Simpson joined John McIntire to talk about the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, how long he was there and what caused him to leave the paper. One of the main reasons he decided to leave was because the paper made an unfortunate and un-Pittsburgh-like no criticism rule on President Trump. Dan Simpson urges people to keep their subscriptions in order to follow news and also to acknowledge the hard work of the writes in the newsroom.
Terry Madonna Talks State of American Politics
Director for the Center of Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College, Terry Madonna joined John McIntire to also talk about the state of American politics. Terry Madonna talked with McIntire about the division between Republicans and Democrats.
Mike Veon Talks State of American Politics
Democratic Political Analyst, Mike Veon joined John McIntire to talk about the state of American politics. Mike Veon said that he is proud to be an American and proud of American but he is not proud of President Trump. Mike Veon also talked about the battles of the past and how important it is for Democrats and Republicans to come together and work out all of our issues.
Greg Brown Talks Pirates Up and Down Season
Pittsburgh Pirates announcer, Greg Brown joined John McIntire to talk about the rollercoaster ride of a season the Pirates have had thus far. Greg Brown also talks about tonight’s game against the LA Dodgers.
Doug Saltzman Talks State of American Politics
Republican Political Analyst, Doug Saltzman joined John McIntire to talk about the current state of the American political system. Doug Saltzman weighed in on President Trump’s tweets, the division in the Republican Party, and politicians trying to reach across the divide.
"Won't You Be My Neighbor?"
David Newell, AKA, Mr. McFeely joined John McIntire to talk about the new Fred Rogers documentary, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.” The documentary is playing in various theaters around the Pittsburgh area including; Waterworks Cinemas, Cinemark 18 at Pittsburgh Mills Mall, and Cinemark in Robinson Township. David Newell told McIntire that he has seen quite a few Fred Rogers documentaries and this is by far the best one. This documentary will give fans a true look into the depths of Fred Rogers.
Tuesday, July 3rd
Capital Gazette Newspaper Shooting
Executive Director of Radio Television Digital News Association (RTNDA), Dan Shelley joined Robert Mangino to talk about the shooting that took place that that Capital Gazette Newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland and was Journalists and newsrooms should be doing to stay safe and protected.
Dr. Knowledge Shares 4th of July Facts
Dr. Knowledge joined Robert Mangino to shares some 4th of July Facts.
Chris Borick Talks President Trump's Tweet About Obama
Professor of Political Science and Director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion, Chris Borick joined Robert Mangino to talk about President Trump’s tweet about the Obama administration looking to bring diversity to campuses. Trump however has reversed those aspects and is basically punishing universities that are trying to encourage diversity.
Jayme Meredith Talks Credit Cards
Senior Vice President of Hefren-Tillotson, Jayme Meredith joined Robert Mangino to talk about the Do’s and Don’ts to having a credit card.