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Dollar Tree’s Purchase Of Family Dollar Could Be Good News For Consumers

Two of the nation’s three largest dollar discount stores are joining forces.

07/28/2014

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PUC Sets Uber, Lyft Hearings For Next Month

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has set separate two-day hearings next month to consider permanent licenses for ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft.

07/28/2014

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Report: Dick’s Sporting Goods Fires Over 500 In-Store PGA Professionals

Dick’s Sporting Goods has reportedly fired all of their in-store PGA professionals.

07/23/2014

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Disconnecting From Work While On Vacation

Nowadays it is harder than ever to disconnect from electronics, especially during a vacation. A recent study says that 61 percent of those surveyed did at least some work while on their last vacation.

On top of that, many bosses expect their employees to be available by email while others are afraid their bosses will realize their position is no longer needed.

How do you totally disconnect when on vacation and how do you do it without anxiety? Lizzie Post, contributor at the Emily Post Institute and Co-Author of the Etiquette Advantage in Business, joined The KDKA Morning News to discuss how to do that.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/22/2014

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Tattoos For Charity: Local Shop Inking People And Donating The Money

The Brothers Keeper Tattoo Shop in West View doesn’t jibe with the stereotype of dark, dingy parlors of the past.

07/21/2014

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Workers Left In Limbo As Temporary Closure Of Monaca Plant Continues

What was supposed to be a temporary closure of a local plant will drag on even longer.

07/19/2014

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Highmark’s New CEO Discusses Relationship With UPMC

David Holmberg has been Highmark’s CEO for just eight weeks. And the region’s largest insurance company — that now provides health services through its Allegheny Health Network — has been embroiled with UPMC.

07/18/2014

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Couple Trades Day Jobs To Run Houseboat B&B

Pittsburgh’s newest bed and breakfast is pretty unusual.

07/15/2014

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Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Celebrates 20 Years Of Business

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership is celebrating 20 years of business.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/15/2014

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Drive-Thru Coffee Shops A Growing Trend In Pittsburgh

The drive-through at the Green Tree Starbucks always seems to have a line — even in the middle of the afternoon — which suggests a growing trend in the coffee business.

07/08/2014

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Tom Wolf Pushes “Made In Pennsylvania”

Made in Pennsylvania — that’s what Democratic candidate for governor Tom Wolf promoted on Monday as he visited start-up companies in Pittsburgh.

07/07/2014

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Billionaire Newspaper Publisher Richard Mellon Scaife Dies At 82

As a billionaire heir to the Mellon fortune, he could have lived a life of leisure.

07/04/2014

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Exploding Propane Tanks, No Government Agency Claims Authority Over Food Trucks

From the shadow of the Cathedral of Learning to the Carnegie Mellon campus, food trucks sell all kinds of mouth-watering food.

07/03/2014

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Furries Back In Town Giving Pittsburgh A Financial Boost

A 6-foot fox in a hotel lobby. A tail on a luggage cart. The “Furries” are back.

07/02/2014

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Detroit Radio Personality Dives Into The History Of Radio

Hear all about the history of radio as seen through the eyes of a legendary Detroit DJ.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/30/2014

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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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