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||Clean2016 Pittsburgh International Auto Show Presents A World Of Wheels||Car enthusiasts and consumers alike can kick the tires of the latest models from leading automakers this weekend as the David L. Lawrence Convention Ce...||2/12/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanTag! You're It! Looking At The Work Of Pittsburgh's Anti-Graffiti Squad||While they may not be investigating high-profile crimes like homicide or robbery, Pittsburgh’s anti-graffiti squad provides a valuable resource to the c...||2/11/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanComedian Paul Reiser Returns To Stand-Up||Famous for his performances in Mad About You, Aliens, Diner, Beverly Hills Cop, and the new film Concussion, actor and comedian Paul Reiser makes a...||2/11/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLocal Runners To Compete For Spot On Olympic Marathon Team||Hundreds of long distance runners will converge in Los Angeles for the Olympic Marathon Trials Saturday, each hoping to qualify to represent the United ...||2/11/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEvaluating How To Invest Night Parking Revenue In Pittsburgh's Entertainment Areas||Should money collected from parking meters after 6 p.m. in some of the city's entertainment areas be reinvested in those areas? Should citizens even be ...||2/10/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMore Foster Families Wanted In Allegheny County||With recent changes to the foster care system both nationally and locally, noticeable trends have developed, including a decrease in the amount of...||2/10/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMayor Peduto Addresses The 'Two Pittsburghs'||Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto makes his monthly visit to the program. In a recent University of Pittsburgh address, Mr.Peduto lamented the existence of ...||2/9/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAre Young Pennsylvanians #ReadyForHillary Or Will They #FeelTheBern?||New Hampshire isn't the only state where there is lots of enthusiasm for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Even though the Pennsylvania...||2/9/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPennsylvania's 203-Seat Legislature Is The Largest In The Country||Does Pennsylvania have too many state legislators? That’s what Brian O’Neill, columnist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, believes. He has been...||2/9/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanIs Pennsylvania's Primary Relevant?||As New Hampshire holds its' first in the nation presidential primary, voters in Pennsylvania are waiting until late April to cast their ballots for thei...||2/8/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCelebrate The Year Of The Monkey With Pittsburgh's Asian Community||Acrobatic lion dance teams and traditional Chinese melodies entertained attendees at this past Saturday’s celebration of the beginning of the Chinese...||2/8/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanFourth Patient Infected During UPMC Mold Outbreak Dies||A fourth patient infected during the UPMC mold outbreak has died. The infection was contracted while the patient was being treated at UPMC’s transplant ...||2/8/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanWill More Women Run? Looking At Female Leadership In Allegheny County||No women represent Allegheny County in the Pennsylvania state legislature, and only 18 percent of the state seats are filled by women at all. The...||2/7/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanNew History Museum Director Wants To Create 'Welcoming And Relevant' Experiences||After quadrupling visitation during his previous position as head of a New Zealand museum, Eric Dorfman hopes he can use his techniques and experience...||2/5/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanGovernor Wolf Previews 2016-17 Budget Address Despite Impasse||With his 2016-2017 budget address due on February 9th, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf joins us to talk about some of what he's planning to propose inclu...||2/4/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
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