Rick Dayton

Rick Dayton

Rick Dayton

CATEGORY: News
Rick Dayton brings his journalistic expertise to KDKA Radio every weekday afternoon. A 30-year veteran of broadcast journalism, Dayton returned to Pittsburgh over a decade ago and continues to engage and inform the community with his unique style and energy. Rick is an insightful interviewer and a beloved Pittsburgh personality.
  1. November 30, 2022
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    New Solution to School Shootings?
    Jason East from Adams Arms joined Rick Dayton to talk about a new solution to school shootings.
  2. November 29, 2022
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    Exploding Latino Community
    United Way of Lawrence County Executive Director Gayle Young joined Rick to talk about the exponential growth of the Latino population in Lawrence County. The challenges the community faces and what the communi…
  3. November 29, 2022
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    The Best Places and Where to Give for Giving Tuesday
    Julie Cryser, VP, Office of University Advancement at Point Park, joined the show to share with Rick the best advice for donating for giving Tuesday.
  4. November 23, 2022
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    New Technology Reducing Heart Attack Mortality
    Technology reducing heart attack mortality?  Stuart Long, CEO of InfoBionic, joined Rick to talk about new technology that will help lower the mortality rate for heart attack patients.
  5. November 23, 2022
    13 min
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    "What's new Dr. Frank?"
    "What's new Dr. Frank?" Be careful asking our tech guru that questionthis time of year -- because the answer is A LOT! Dr. Frank lays outseven of his favorite tech gadgets and gizmos that you can find onBlack F…
  6. November 22, 2022
    7 min
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    Mark Milovats Christmas Wonderland Show
    If you're looking for something to fill your Christmas Sprit Mark Milovats production may be exactly what you need.
  7. November 22, 2022
    9 min
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    Light of Life Giving out Turkey's To the Homeless
    Jerrel Gilliam, Executive Director of Light of Life, joined Rick to talk about the 3000 Turkey's they will be giving away this week for Thanksgiving.
  8. November 21, 2022
    9 min
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    The Best Wine for Thanksgiving Dinner?
    Do you want to stand out at your Thanksgiving dinner this year? Well Jim Laughren, a Certified Wine Educator, can help you be the superstar at your Thanksgiving dinner. Also you can potentially win a prize if y…
  9. November 21, 2022
    6 min
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    Update From DEP on Cambria County Gas Leak
    Neil Shader, DEP Director of Communications, joined Rick to give an update on the Cambria County Gas leak. Along with any other important information.
  10. November 21, 2022
    8 min
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    What do you do after Losing an Election
    PA House Rep. Carrie DelRosso lost her bid for Lt. Governor. Rick talked to her about her plans post election.
  11. November 19, 2022
    6 min
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    2022 Eagle Scout Dinner
    Ranger Mike Daniher from Camp Guasuta joins Rick to preview the 2022 Eagle Scout Dinner.
  12. November 18, 2022
    8 min
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    Meet Dr. Arvind Venkat New PA House Representative Elect
    Dr. Venkat has an undergrad degree from Harvard and his medical degree from Yale. Along with an extradentary education resume he also was on the front lines of fighting the Covid-19 Pandemic. Now he represents…
  13. November 18, 2022
    9 min
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    Best time to have the 'Money' conversations with Mom and Dad
    Talking about money can always be uncomfortable, especially with aging parents. Learn more about Ali Katz and her FREE masterclass on how to have the "money talk" with your family at Personal Family Lawyer dot…
  14. November 18, 2022
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    'This is the biggest leak so far that we've had in Pennsylvania'
    Potentially over $10.0 million in gas may be leaking out of Cambria County. David Hess, Former PA DEP Secretary, joined Rick to talk about the long term costs of the leak.
  15. November 16, 2022
    9 min
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    A Different Best Option after Graduation
    Many high school seniors think the best way to be successful and have a great job is a college education. But, more and more it's looking like joining the carpenters union may become the best option. Alex Fulto…
  16. November 15, 2022
    8 min
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    National Teacher Award in Allegheny County
    Kevin Gallagher has been a teacher at Keystone Oaks School District for over 25 years and he's also a graduate from the school district. Recently The National Education Association awarded the Horace Mann Award…
  17. November 15, 2022
    9 min
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    Presidents and the History they Make
    Ken Gromley, President of Duquesne University, joined Rick to talk about the potential of another Trump election cycle and presidency. Ken also talks about Volume 2 of his Presidential book that looks back at e…
  18. November 15, 2022
    4 min
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    Gun Violence in America: New Day Same Results
    After the killing of three UVA Football players and injuring two more people Rick is dishearten and makes a passionate plea for something to change. Even though he knows the likelihood of that is small.

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