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A Week In Review: Headlines From The Week Of February 3rd Through 9th

A look back at the headlines from the week of February 3rd-9th: 

February 09, 2019 - 11:45 am

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A look back at the headlines from the week of February 3rd-9th: 

Local News:

Century III Mall Deemed 'Unsafe & Uninhabitable'
"Century III Mall in West Mifflin was deemed an 'unsafe & uninhabitable' structure by West Mifflin Borough on Wednesday." Continue Reading

Pirates Great Bob Friend Dies At 88
"Bob Friend, a Pirates pitcher whose career spanned 15 seasons in Pittsburgh and included a World Series Title, died Sunday morning at age 88." Continue Reading

Couple Sentenced In 2017 King PreK-8 Teacher Assault
"The couple charged with beating a Pittsburgh Public elementary school teacher in 2017 will spend 11 1/2 to 23 months in jail." Continue Reading

Grand Jury Report Does Not Recommend Charges For Penn Hills School District Debt
"A grand jury report found the Penn Hills School District to be in catastrophic financial condition, but did not recommend criminal charges." Continue Reading

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Takes Legal Action Against UPMC​
"Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a petition in Commonwealth Court Thursday to modify the consent decrees that govern the relationship between UPMC and Highmark." Continue Reading

Pittsburgh Water Agency To Spend $50M To Replace Lead Pipes​
"Pittsburgh's beleaguered water authority will spend $50 million to replace lead service lines, give filters to low-income residents and take other steps to address the city's lead crisis under a settlement approved Thursday by state utility regulators."Continue Reading

Plum School Board Member Accused Of Being Islamophobic Speaks Out​
The Plum Borough school district has issued a statement condemning the Facebook post of one of its board members." Continue Reading

Gov. Tom Wolf, Penguins Foundation Team Up For Workforce Development 
"The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is the first recipient of a grant from Governor Tom Wolf's PAsmart program, which aims to encourage workforce development in the state." Continue Reading


Patriots Beat Rams 13-3 In Lowest Scoring Super Bowl Ever
"Defenses dominated what was supposed to be a super shootout, until Tom Brady led one classic drive to win the New England Patriots their record-tying sixth Super Bowl." Continue Reading

Super Brawl: Patriots Fan Fight Each Other During Super Bowl Parade
"New England Patriots fans can be as passionate as any other fan base in the NFL and with six Super Bowl championships in the past 17 years why shouldn’t they be." Continue Reading

TMZ: Antonio Brown Involved In Domestic Dispute In January
"According to celebrity website TMZ, Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was involved in a domestic incident last month but was not arrested." Continue Reading

Antonio Brown's Lawyer Says Domestic Incident Allegations Are "Baseless And False"
"On Tuesday, TMZ reported that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was involved in a domestic incident last month but was not arrested." Continue Reading

NFL Looking Into Alleged Antonio Brown Domestic Incident
"Just when it appeared Antonio Brown’s future couldn’t get any muddier, the NFL says it is looking into the alleged domestic incident involving Brown and the mother of one his children." Continue Reading

Grove: Recent Penguins Woes Come Down To Lack Of Focus
"When it comes to the struggling Penguins, losers of seven of their last 10 games after Thursday’s overtime defeat in Florida, there’s lots of talk right now about personnel." Continue Reading 

Pitt OL Recruit Dick Grew Up Penguins Fan
"Liam Dick is 6-foot-7, 300-plus pounds. A perfectly sized offensive lineman. Pat Narduzzi hopes that he will, in time, be one of the anchors in a Pitt offense that has churned out numerous offensive line talent." Continue Reading

State News: 

Rep. Jake Wheatley Introduces Recreational Cannabis Bill
"State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny formally introduced H.B. 50, while would legalize adult-use recreational cannabis in Pennsylvania." Continue Reading

Wolf Says Nat. Gas Tax Has A Chance; Not Ready To Fast Track Legal Marijuana
"Governor Tom Wolf says he thinks his proposed severance tax on natural gas extraction has a chance in the state legislature this time because he would use the money to boost infrastructure in every part of Pennsylvania." Continue Reading

New Guidelines In Effect For PA State Police When It Comes To Questioning Undocumented Immigrants.
"New guidelines are in effect for Pennsylvania State Police, limiting their ability to question and detain undocumented immigrants." Continue Reading

Wolf's 2019 Budget: No New Taxes On Individuals But Asks For Shale Tax
"Governor Wolf gave his 2019 budget proposal Tuesday afternoon in Harrisburg." Continue Reading

National News: 

Trump Calls For Bipartisanship, A Hard Line On Immigration
"Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump called on Washington to cast aside "revenge, resistance and retribution" and end "ridiculous partisan investigations" in a State of the Union address delivered at a vulnerable moment for his presidency." Continue Reading

Text Of President Donald Trump's State Of The Union Address
"Text of President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, as delivered and provided by CQ" Continue Reading

Throwback Night: Pats Win Super Bowl The Old-fashioned Way
"Graying but still gritty, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots came to the Super Bowl intending to stave off, for at least one more game, the inevitable onslaught of the NFL's future." Continue Reading

Joy Behar Describes Dressing As African Woman In 2016 Clip
"A new posting of a 2016 segment of "The View" is drawing attention to co-host Joy Behar, who in it shows a photo of herself in costume as an African woman." Continue Reading

Among 2020 Democrats, A Debate Over 'Medicare-For-All
""Medicare-for-all" is quickly becoming a rallying cry for many Democratic White House hopefuls, but there are growing questions about how to pull off such a dramatic switch to a government-run health care system." Continue Reading

Trump To Meet North Korean Leader Feb. 27-28 In Vietnam
"President Donald Trump will hold a two-day summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam to continue his efforts to persuade Kim to give up his nuclear weapons." Continue Reading

Automakers Recall 1.7 Million Cars With Fatal Airbags​
"Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan." Continue Reading

Pentagon Sending Another 3,750 Troops To Southwest Border
"The Pentagon said Sunday it will send 3,750 more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to put up another 150 miles of concertina wire and provide other support for Customs and Border Protection." Continue Reading

World News:

Pope Acknowledges Priests, Bishops Have Sexually Abused Nuns
"Pope Francis has for the first time publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and says he is committed to doing more to fight the problem." Continue Reading

Asia Welcomes Year of the Pig with Banquets, Temple Visits
"Asia welcomed the lunar Year of the Pig on Tuesday with visits to temples, family banquets and the world's biggest travel spree."Continue Reading

US Peace Envoy Says Talks With Taliban Far From Finished
"Tempering expectations, the Trump administration's peace envoy for Afghanistan said Friday that although his talks with the Taliban have produced a tentative "framework" agreement, negotiations are far from finished." Continue Reading

French Yellow Vest Protester Sustains Hand Injury In Paris
"A French yellow vest protester sustained what appeared to be a serious hand injury during violent clashes with police on the streets of Paris on Saturday in a 13th consecutive week of demonstrations." Continue Reading

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