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Haley: U.S. Leaving UN Human Rights Council
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, accusing the body of bias against US ally Israel and a failure to hold human rights abusers accountable.
Badly Decomposed Body Found In House In Homewood
A badly decomposed body was found in Homewood on Tuesday afternoon.
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued In Parts Of Western Pa.
A severe thunderstorm warning was issued in parts of western Pennsylvania on Monday afternoon.
Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For Weekend
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says western Pennsylvania will be under a Code Orange air quality alert over the weekend.
The Baseball Report: Astros Tie Franchise Record, Bartolo Colon Passes Marichal
The World Series champs have won 12 in a row for the third time in franchise history, while the Rangers big righty passed a baseball legend in wins.
Ring Of Honor Show At Famed Madison Square Garden Called Off
Plans for Ring of Honor's Madison Square Garden debut were scrapped when WWE blocked the event that could compete with WrestleMania.
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Cheap Eats: Pittsburgh's Top 5 Spots To Get Sushi On A Budget
Sink your teeth into some spicy tuna at these amazing sushi spots in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh's Top 4 Vietnamese Eateries To Check Out For Phở, Bánh Mì And More
Craving Vietnamese? Check out these delicious, affordable, no-frills spots in Pittsburgh.
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.
What Will $800 Rent You In Pittsburgh?
Here's what $800 a month can rent you in Steel City.
"Stephen King Library" Coming To A Smart Speaker Near You
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.
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.
What Will $800 Rent You In Pittsburgh?
Here's what $800 a month can rent you in Steel City.
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
Treat your mother to a B&B fit for a queen this Mother's Day.
Explore America's Castles
These are five of the finest castles in America to explore for that next big vacation.
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Monday, June 18th
PIAA Hearing Looks At Tournament Classifications, Eligibility
KDKA Radio's Joe DeStio reported on today’s PIAA hearing about a proposal for a new way to classify schools that have a high number of student transfers and wins. Any student-athlete who transfers after 9th grade would be ineligible for the next playoff season.
Carnegie Science Center's Ralph Crewe On Space Council Proposal
Ralph Crewe, Program Development Coordinator at the Carnegie Science Center, and Robert Mangino discussed President Donald Trump’s announcement today that he is directing the Pentagon to create a Space Force – an independent military branch focused on space occupation.
Work Requirements Aren't The SNAP Solution For Many Pennsylvanians
's public policy advocate Ann Sanders joined Robert Mangino to discuss the ongoing debate over food stamp reform and how to improve the program. Federal lawmakers are currently looking to impose work or service requirements for recipients to cut costs, but Sanders says working is not the problem for the 1 in 12 Pennsylvania households receiving benefits.
Dr. Pifer of AHN's Medical Frontiers 6/18/18
Medical Frontiers Host Dr. Gerald Pifer and Robert Mangino discussed former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell’s Parkinson’s disease diagnosis that he announced today.
FOCUS Pittsburgh Seeks To Heal Communities
FOCUS Pittsburgh director Father Paul Abernathy shared the mission and programs of
and why their model for helping communities heal from generational trauma is garnering national attention.
Should Elderly Drivers Be Retested Annually? Most Americans Say 'Yes'
A new Rasmussen poll reports 52 percent of adults believe older drivers should be subject to required annual tests after a certain age. Jim Clair, founder of Ultimate Defensive Driving School, joined Robert Mangino to discuss struggles elderly drivers face.
Friday, June 15th
Military Deaths Are High... But Not From Combat
Almost 16,000 active-duty personnel and mobilized reservists in the armed forces have died since 2006, but only 28 percent of them resulted from combat situations. CBS News military analyst Col. Jeff McCausland gave insight into what other factors are contributing to the loss of service members.
Road Closures, Delays and Construction to Expect This Weekend (6/15-6/17)
PennDOT District 11 press officer Steve Cowan joined Robert Mangino to talk about the road closures, delays and construction sites to expect throughout the commonwealth this weekend and for the next few weeks.
FactCheck.org Checks Out Trade, Wage Comments
FactCheck.org's Lori Robertson joined Robert Mangino to set the record straight regarding Sen. Bernie Sanders’s comments about average workers’ pay, and President Donald Trump’s claims about the trade deficit with Canada.
Remembering Pittsburgh Weather Icon Joe DeNardo
KDKA Radio's Joe DeStio joined Robert Mangino to talk about the passing of Pittsburgh icon, Joe DeNardo, a former Channel 4 meteorologist. Joe DeStio spoke about his infamous career as well as the stories and memories of those closest to him.
28th Annual Ohio River Sweep & Air Quality Action Advice
Betsy Mallison, Pennsylvania Coordinator for the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) and Chair of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Air Quality Partnership, joined Robert Mangino to talk about the 28th annual Ohio River Sweep taking place tomorrow. Mallison shared some of the crazy things that have been taken out of the river over the years – including the kitchen sinks! Don't worry, you can still
! Mallison also discussed what to do during days with poor air quality... like tomorrow.
Thursday, June 14th
Aliquippa Police Department Out of DelTondo Investigation, FBI Probing Department
John Paul, investigative reporter for the Beaver Countian, reported on the latest developments out of the Aliquippa Police Department amidst the high-profile homicide investigation of Rachael DelTondo’s homicide and a multi-agency investigation into the department.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fires Editorial Cartoonist Rob Rogers
Point Park University’s director of School of Communications graduate programs Dr. Steven Hallock joined Robert Mangino to discuss Rob Rogers announcing today via Twitter he was fired from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette after 25 years with the paper. Rogers claims the new editorial director Keith Burris has been suppressing his cartoons critical of President Trump since he took over in March. Burris says Rogers has been uncooperative.
Credit Card Rates and Economic Growth
CBS News Business Analyst, Jill Schlesinger joined Robert Mangino to talk about credit card rates and economic growth.
Pitt Epidemiologist Dr. Wilbert van Panhuis On Risk Of Immunization Exemptions
stated Pittsburgh was one of 15 hotspots for unvaccinated school-age children. The researchers later apologized, saying incorrect data was collected and the Pittsburgh region never belonged on the list. Wilbert van Panhuis, Epidemiologist at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, joined Robert Mangino to share why some parents choose to not vaccinate their children and the serious implications of that decision.
Bill Rehkopf Reports on the Justice Department's Inspector General Report
CBS News Washington Correspondent, Bill Rehkopf joined Robert Mangino to explain what the Justice Department’s Inspector General ‘s findings are in a 500 page report against the former FBI Director, James Comey. Bill Rehokpf told Mangino that the report shows that there were a lot of mistakes made and the actions made by Comey are insubordinate.
Terry Madonna on the Governor's Race and Race For U.S. Senate
Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College, Terry Madonna reported on the polls out for the Governor’s Race as well as the Race for U.S. Senate. Terry Madonna told Mangino that the polls are telling him that Democrat’s running state wide are in the lead.
School's For Children With Autism
Kidsburgh's Kristine Sorensen joined Robert Mangino in studio to talk about the Watson Institute, which is a school to teach autistic children, especially those who are high-functioning. Along with the Watson Institute, there are several other schools in the area that work with children who have autism including, Pace School and Pressley Ridge. Visit kidsburgh.org for more information.
National Blood Donor Day
Communications Director of the East Division of Red Cross Blood Services, Alyson Barraza joined Robert Mangino to talk about National Blood Donor day which is today, as well as the Missing Type Campaign. This campaign is in place because there is a huge need for donors. Alyson said the need is real and urgent for donors.
Wednesday, June 13th
East Liberty Development
City Councilman Ricky Burgess joined Robert Mangino to talk about the Pittsburgh Planning Commission voting to approve the 9 story office building and 6 story parking garage coming to Bakery Square. Councilman Burgess shared with listeners why he is in favor of this and what will come from this development.
Alternative Housing For Nonviolent Inmates
County Controller Chelsa Wagner joined Robert Mangino to talk about an alternative housing program for nonviolent inmates. This program provides sort of a halfway between being in a jail verses having complete freedom. They are able to work, pay a portion of their income to the program, and can also undergo substance abuse counseling in order to help create a plan to reenter their communities after their release.
State Senator Jay Costa on Redistricting
State Senator Jay Costa joined Robert Mangino to talk about redistricting and the possibility of a redistricting committee.
Joe DeStio on the PWSA Privitization Protest
KDKA Radio's Joe DeStio joined Robert Mangino in studio to talk about opponents gearing up to fight any deal with Peoples Gas to run the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Travels to Seoul, South Korea
CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst, Pamela Falk joined Robert Mangino to talk about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveling to Seoul, South Korea to explain to President, Moon Jae-in why there is a suspension in the war games and when they will resume. Pamela Falk also talked about Pompeo stating that there will be full denuclearization by 2021.
2026 World Cup Will Be In The U.S.
Executive Director of SportsPITTSBURGH, Jennifer Hawkins joined Robert Mangino to talk about the U.S., Canada and Mexico winning the bid to host the 2026 World Cup. Jennifer Hawkins told Mangino that unfortunately Pittsburgh did not make the cut to host a game.
Tuesday, June 12th
Are Fossil Fuels Inhibiting Innovation in Renewable Energy?
Dr. Neil Donahue, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, discussed the future of energy in America and across the globe, and whether or not the Trump Administration’s attempts to maintain U.S. fossil fuel industries are appropriate.
Korean War Veterans Association Reacts To Singapore Summit
Korean War Veterans Association, Inc. (KWVA) National Secretary AJ Key joined Robert Mangino to discuss what he and other Korean War veterans hope will come of last night’s meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Workers' Rights and Net Neutrality With Attorney General Josh Shaprio
State Attorney General Josh Shapiro joined Robert Mangino to talk about his continued efforts to protect Pennsylvania workers, including the first ever Chief Deputy Attorney General of Fair Labor for his office. The Attorney General also discussed net neutrality and how its repeal hurts consumers.
Dan Kurtz-Phelan Gives His Assessment of the Summit
Executive Editor of Foreign Affairs and Author, Dan Kurtz-Phelan joined Robert Mangino to give his assessment of the Summit between Trump and Kim Jong-un. Dam Kurtz-Phelan said that it didn’t add up to a whole lot and nothing was promised that would represent some fundamental long term change.
Pennsylvania Task Force Looking To Improve School Safety
KDKA Radio's Joe DeStio joined Robert Mangino in studio to talk about how members of a Pennsylvania Task Force of School safety met with teachers, students, parents, and community leaders at Woodland Hills High School to discuss how to make schools safer.
Jeff McCausland Gives a Military Perspective on the Summit Between Trump and Kim Jong-un
CBS News Military Analyst, Jeff McCausland joined Robert Mangino to give a military perspective recap of the Summit between President Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. Jeff McCausland tells Mangino that he is cautiously skeptical to say the least. He adds this is basically the same agreement that Bill Clinton signed in 1993 that the Korean’s ended up cheating and ended the agreement. However the conditions are much different and Kim Jong-un is a new leader, who wants to be in charge of this country for a long time.
Monday, June 11th
Dr. Neil Capretto – Loss of an Advocate, Innovator in Addiction Treatment
Director and founder of the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy and Security and former 57th U. S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania David Hickton joined Joe DeStio to discuss and pay homage to the life, legacy and loss of Dr. Neil Capretto. The medical director for Gateway Rehab was an unwavering advocate for those struggling with addiction. Dr. Capretto lost his battle to cancer Saturday.
Rep. Mike Doyle Seeks To Challenge FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal
The Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules went into effect today. Rep. Mike Doyle joined Joe DeStio to discuss his attempt to save fair access to the Internet.
SCOTUS Allows States To Purge Voter Rolls In 5-4 Vote
University of Pittsburgh law professor Jessie Allen gave insight into Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld states’ ability to purge voter rolls of voters who have not voted in a while and how that could impact voters if states put the purge into practice.
Gary Nunn Talks Summit Between President Trump & North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un
CBS News Correspondent, Gary Nunn joined Joe DeStio to talk about the Summit between President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un that will be happening this evening at 9 P.M. Gary Nunn told Joe that initial meeting will be between Trump and Kim Jong-un along with their translators for about 45 minutes. Followed by a working lunch that could last a few hours. Gary Nunn said that no one knows what is going to happen or where things are going to go during this Summit.
International Business Email Scam Busted
KDKA Radio's Shelby Cassesse joined Joe DeStio in studio to talk about the international Business Email Compromise Scam, also known as the BEC. The scam starts with someone using a spoof email that mimics someone in your same company asking for money to be wired to a client, but really it gets wired to West Africa and Nigeria. 74 people were arrested in connection with the scam that operated out of Western Pennsylvania.
Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope
Robert F. Kennedy's daughter, Kerry Kennedy joined Joe DeStio to talk about the book she wrote, Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope about her father. Kerry Kennedy shared the reason behind the title and how she chose the people to interview, she also talked about her father, what he believed in and accomplished.
PPG Science Pavilion Addition to the Carnegie Science Center
Co-director of the Carnegie Science Center, Ron Baillie joined Joe DeStio to talk about the PPG Science Pavilion addition coming to the Carnegie Science Center. The PPG Science Pavilion opens Saturday June 16th and will include 9 new stem learning labs and a traveling exhibition gallery.
Friday, June 8th
KDKA-TV's Andy Sheehan Has The Latest Out Of Aliquippa
KDKA-TV investigative reporter Andy Sheehan reported on the latest twists and turns out of Aliquippa as the second police chief in as many days has been removed following inappropriate text messages found during a separate investigation looking into the murder of Rachael DelTondo.
Paul Mango Previews 2018 HM3 Celebrity Care Fest
Paul Mango joined Robert Mangino to preview this year’s HM3 Celebrity Care Fest featuring Earth, Wind & Fire and Grand Funk Railroad. Tickets available at
Dr. Jerry Shuster on President Trump
Political Communications Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Jerry Shuster joined Robert Mangino to talk about President Trump wanting Russia to be a part of the G7 and turn it into the G8 and also how Trump doesn’t need to prepare for the Summit next week.
Suicide Rates on the Rise, What Warning Signs To Look For
Psychologist, Dr. Alice Applegate joined Robert Mangino to talk about how suicide rates have been on the rise and what can be done to prevent people from committing suicide. Dr. Applegate said we need to be aware of copycat suicides. Dr. Applegate said that there are always warning sides which include, talking about wanting to kill him/her self, acting reckless, withdrawing, sleeping more, mood swings and rage.
Eugene Kiely from FactCheck.org Setting The Record Straight on President Trumps Comments
Director of FactCheck.org, Eugene Kiely joined Robert Mangino to set the record straight on Trumps comments about opioid numbers, energy production, and how he dictated his son’s statement during a previous meeting.
Is Your School District Hoarding Money?
Director of Policy Analysis at the Commonwealth Foundation, Liz Stelle joined Robert Mangino to talk about whether or not your school districting is hoarding money in a reserved fund and keeping resources that should be going to the students and classrooms. Liz Stelle said that you don’t need more than a 20% cushion in a reserved fund and tax payers should be ask where the funds are going.
Beware Of Out-Of-State Drug Treatment Scams
KDKA Radio's Shelby Cassesse joined Robert Mangino in studio to talk about state officials warning Pennsylvanians about out-of-state addiction treatment scams. These facilities will recruit patients with offers that seem too good to be true and then the treatment will be inadequate resulting in the death of 3 Pennsylvanians.
Pittsburgh Pride 2018
Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh president Gary Van Horn joined Robert Mangino to talk about his battle with depression in the wake of the week's celebrity suicides; he calls himself a "success story." He also detailed the Pittsburgh Pride events taking place this weekend.
Thursday, June 7th
Aliquippa Police Chief On Leave After Surprising, Unanimous Council Vote
investigative reporter John Paul reported on the unanimous vote by Aliquippa Council to place Chief Donald Couch Jr. on paid administrative leave at Wednesday night’s public meeting and whether or not it has to do with the investigation into the murder of Rachel DelTondo or the grand jury investigation of the city.
Do You Know How To Save For Retirement?
CBS News Business Analyst, Jill Schlesinger joined Robert Mangino to talk about how to properly save for retirement.
How Do Social Media and Depression Coincide?
Lead Study Author and Dean at the University of Pittsburgh Honors College and Center for Research on Media, Technology and Health, Dr. Brian Primack joined Robert Mangino to talk about a study he is conducting looking at how social media, depression, and anxiety coincide. Dr. Primack told Mangino that they surveyed 1,000 young adults ages 18-30 to see if they were depressed or not and also to describe positive and negative interactions on social media.
South Side Crime Drops Drastically
KDKA Radio's Shelby Cassesse joined Robert Mangino in studio to talk about how crime in the South Side has decreased drastically because camera systems have been installed to monitor activity. Shelby Cassesse tells Mangino that Allegheny County District Attorney Steven Zappala has plans to continue improving the safety in the area.
Kristine Sorensen on How To Keep Your Kids Minds Active Over Summer Break
Kidsburgh's Kristine Sorensen shared some ways to keep kids minds active over summer break to prevent learning loss.
Wednesday, June 6th
Mr. McFeely Discusses 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' Documentary
David Newell, Mr. McFeely on
Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
, joined Robert Mangino to discuss the newly released documentary on Fred Rogers and his iconic TV show called
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Pamela Falk on Rudy Giuliana's Comments and the Upcoming Summit
CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst, Pamela Falk joined Robert Mangino to talk about to talk about Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani saying that the summit with North Korea is back on because North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un got on his hands and knees and begged. Pamela Falk says she has been watching the clock waiting for North Korea to comment but it has been silent, they want to see the summit happen.
Alzheimer's Study at the University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Michael Weiner joined Robert Mangino to talk about the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative that is being conducted at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Weiner shared why the clinic is taking place in Pittsburgh, how their goal is to develop the best diagnostic test for Alzheimer’s disease and to find a way to detect it in people who have no symptoms at all.
Who Are The Democratic Socialists of America?
Arielle Cohen, Co-chair of the Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) joined Robert Mangino to give his listeners a little more information about what the DSA is and what they stand for. Arielle Cohen tells Mangino that they are not a political party, but a local organization that does a lot of work the Democratic Party used to do.
Summer Jobs For Teens and How To Protect Your Home While On Vacation
KDKA Radio's Shelby Cassesse joined Robert Mangino in studio to talk about the Department of Labor and Industry wanting to remind teens looking for summer jobs and employers of the state’s child labor laws. The laws and regulations vary by age group. Shelby Cassesse also touched on how you can protect your home while on vacation.
Tuesday, June 5th
Ralph Crewe Talks Carnegie Science Center Exhibit "The Art Of The Brick"
Program Development Coordinator at the Carnegie Science Center, Ralph Crewe joined Robert Mangino to talk about some small meteoroids that have hit Africa. Ralph Crewe also told Mangino about an exhibition called, “The Art Of The Brick” that will be opened June 16th that will feature LEGO constructions by Nathan Sawaya as well as activities for children.
Why Congress Won't Impeach Trump If He Shoots Comey
Columnist for New York Magazine, Joanthan Chait joined Robert Mangino to talk about why Congress would not impeached President Trump if he shot James Comey.
Miss America Eliminates Swim Suit Competition
Executive Director of the Miss Butler Pageant, Judy Hughes joined Robert Mangino to talk about how the Miss America Competition will be eliminating the swim suit competition allowing there to be more variety in contestants. Judges will no longer be judging based on looks.
Lou Gentile on School Safety
Lou Gentile joined Robert Mangino to talk about the school safety issue in the United States in regards to a report out from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos claiming that they will not be focusing on gun violence but how to ensure students are safe.
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