Budget Cuts

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Blackhawk Principal Keeps Job After Funding Concerns

Funding in the Blackhawk School District is still a question, but today, a principal at the third, fourth and fifth grade building is keeping her job.

07/01/2014

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Budget Cuts Threaten Local Energy Lab

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), with two big facilities in South Park and Morgantown, is not well-known, but — working with local universities — it’s America’s fossil fuel research lab.

08/21/2013

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Education Advocates Protest Funding Cuts In Harrisburg

Hundreds of teachers and public school supporters rallied in Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon hoping to stall school closings and layoffs this fall.

06/25/2013

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Latrobe Air Traffic Control Tower To Close

Air traffic control facilities at three Pennsylvania airports will close down as a result of budget cuts, the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday.

03/22/2013

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Chicken Wing Inflation Leaves Restaurants Flapping For Alternatives

Sequestration and pending budget cuts have been the topic of much conversation lately and one surprising area to also be affected by its own budget crises is chicken wings.

03/04/2013

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Budget Cuts End Westmoreland Co. Air Show, Could Impact Latrobe Airport

Republicans and Democrats want the across-the-board budget cuts repealed, but neither side has a plan to do so and the effects are already being felt in our area.

03/04/2013

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Public Education Could Take Big Hit From Sequestration

Sequestration is a fancy name for across-the-board federal budget cuts — and just about everything is affected.

02/25/2013

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Federal Cuts Could Affect Pa. Programs

The Obama administration says automatic spending cuts set to take effect this week would mean less money for Pennsylvania’s schools, military, environmental protection, and drug treatment.

02/24/2013

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SCI Greensburg Employees Brace For New Jobs

Union members at State Correctional Institute – Greensburg are already getting placement letters letting them know where they will be working when the facility shuts down in a few months.

02/19/2013

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Dozens Protest Privatization Of Beaver County-Run Nursing Home

At the Beaver County Commissioner’s meeting there were tears from those with loved ones at Friendship Ridge nursing home.

02/14/2013

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Public Education Funding In Danger Of Falling Off Fiscal Cliff

As lawmakers debate what to do about the impending fiscal cliff, we’re starting to get a better understanding of just what is at stake, including education.

11/15/2012

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Gateway School District Budget Battle Takes Ugly Turn

The budget battle turned ugly Wednesday evening in the Gateway School District. One board member says he was threatened over proposed cuts, and now police are involved.

06/27/2012

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Roadside Rally Protests Proposed Cuts At Gateway School District

Nearly 100 students, parents and coaches gathered for a roadside rally in Monroeville Monday evening to protest budget cuts that could eliminate some sports.

06/25/2012

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Local Groups Head To Harrisburg To Protest Budget Cuts

A group of local faith, community and labor leaders are headed to Harrisburg to protest the governor’s budget cuts, which they say are killing the community.

05/22/2012

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Future Of 911th Airlift Wing Main Topic At Change Of Command Ceremony

There was a change of command for the 171st Air Refueling Wing Sunday morning. The ceremony was held at the base in Findlay Township at 10 a.m. as Col. Anthony J. Carrelli took over as new commander. Several military dignitaries attended the ceremony.

02/05/2012

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