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Credit Card Companies Now Offering Variety Of Hidden Perks

While some credit card companies charge you a fee and others are free, they almost all offer some kind of hidden benefit.

02/04/2015

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Staples Buys Office Depot For $6 Billion

The rapidly changing tools of the work place and the way we shop has led to another major consolidation in the retail office supply business as Staples announced the $6 billion acquisition of rival Office Depot.

02/04/2015

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New Ransom-Ware Scam Locking Victims Out Of Their Own Smartphones

The Better Business Bureau is warning people about a scam where your cellphone isn’t merely infected, it’s frozen, and the scammers demand ransom to unlock it.

01/30/2015

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New Micro-Brewery Opening In Bethel Park

It was once a Montour Railroad junction in Bethel Park, then a diner with two railway cars, and now those cars have been shipped off to DuBois, Pennsylvania, for a children’s park.

01/30/2015

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GoDaddy Controversy Spurs Social Media Firestorm

GoDaddy.com has been controversial from the get-go, airing Super Bowl ads that feature plenty of sexual innuendo.

01/28/2015

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Slowdown In Natural Gas Production Bringing About Significant Layoffs

Falling natural gas prices have been a boon to consumers, especially here in western Pennsylvania where Marcellus natural gas is plentiful and cheap.

01/23/2015

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Area’s Newest Market District Store Serving Up A Twist

Giant Eagle opened its fifth Market District store in the Pittsburgh area Thursday in the Waterworks Plaza.

01/22/2015

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Local Woman’s “Another Mother” Business Catching On, Expanding

A local woman has come up with an idea that appears to be catching on.

01/16/2015

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Has Hazelwood Development Project Stalled?

It’s a sprawling expanse of riverfront land stretching a mile and half along the Hazelwood flats.

01/16/2015

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Highmark Denies In-Network Coverage To Some Pregnant Women Using Magee Womens Hospital

The ongoing dispute between Highmark and UPMC is heating up again.

01/16/2015

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7-Eleven Giving Veterans Unique Opportunity With “Operation Take Command” Contest

Many have dreamed of owning their own business, but don’t know where to start, or don’t have the cash to open a franchise.

01/15/2015

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Bottom Dollar Closes For Good In Pittsburgh

All 66 Bottom Dollar stores are now officially closed, including the 20 stores here in Pittsburgh.

01/13/2015

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Strip District Restaurant To Institute “No Tipping” Policy

Tucked into an old fire station in the Strip District, Bar Marco prides itself on doing things differently.

01/07/2015

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Highmark-UPMC Relationship Ends With Exceptions

Jan. 1 starts a new relationship between Highmark’s insurance customers and UPMC, and it’s sometimes hard to sort out what it all means.

12/31/2014

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Hello Bistro Another Example Of Company Spin-Offs To Attract Customers

The corner at Forbes and Wood, Downtown, was once home to a Stouffer’s restaurant and later a McDonald’s.

12/09/2014

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Dave Crawley Receives “Bill Burns” Award

Dave Crawley Receives “Bill Burns” Award

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Exhibit Showcases Pittsburgh Innovation

An exhibit at the HJ Heinz History Center celebrates how Pittsburgh has helped to change the world. Spanning over 16,000 square-feet, “Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation” highlights our region’s contributions to art, medicine, industry, education, sports, technology, and much more!

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Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

You’re making small talk at a party and then you ask the big question, “So what do you do for a living?”  The answer determines if you exchange phone numbers or say goodnight.  A recent […]

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Fortune 1000 Companies Headquarted In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is known for many things, but being a big business hub may not be one of them. From Heinz to PPG, here’s some of the Fortune 1000 Companies who have their headquarters here in […]

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Shop Safely Online This Holiday Season

If heading to a crowded shopping mall is something you dread this time of year, you might be thinking about doing some of your holiday shopping online. Follow these tips to ensure cyber shopping experience pays off in the long run.

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Does It Really Do That?

Some of those infomercials that you see on TV make certain products look like things you just can’t afford to live without; but do they really live up to all the hype? Before you invest, […]

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