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Bill Peduto takes down biggest reelection hurdle, declares Pittsburgh water safe

During a press conference Wednesday night, Mayor Bill Peduto declared that Pittsburgh water is safe and drank a glass of water handed to him.

The glass of water, the biggest threat to reelection to Peduto, was presumably poured straight from the tap away from the press conference. 99 more words


Pennsylvania Officials React To Trump Travel Ban

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pennsylvania officials are speaking out about President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

The executive order Trump signed on Friday temporarily bans citizens from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen from entering the country for 90 days. 766 more words


Mayor Peduto Gets A Challenger For Democratic Nomination

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Move over Mayor Bill Peduto.

There’s another Democrat for mayor, and he says he’s starting a movement.

“For Pittsburgh to grow, we have to grow. 269 more words


Mayor Peduto Responds To Trump Executive Order, Says 'Pittsburgh A Welcoming City'

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is responding to executive orders signed by President Donald Trump Wednesday regarding immigration.

The executive orders jumpstart construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall, one of his signature campaign promises, and strip funding for so-called sanctuary cities, which don’t arrest or detain immigrants living in the U.S. 404 more words


Hotel, Brewery Part Of North Shore Development Boom

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With the taps opening at Southern Tier last night, it brings to virtual full involvement the entertainment center between the ballpark and stadium. 263 more words


Mayor Peduto Submits 2017 Budgets To City Council

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Mayor Bill Peduto says it will take $539.3 million to run Pittsburgh effectively and efficiently in 2017. The Mayor released details of his budget plan Monday morning. 443 more words