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Acting Secretary Of Education For Governor Corbett Discusses The Education Budget

Governor Corbett’s administration has reached a historic high with a $10.1 billion in the budget for public education and $12 billion for support of pre-K and higher education. Acting Secretary of Education, Carolyn Dumaresq joined Mike Pintek to talk about education and the budget.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/19/2014

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How To Vacation In Myrtle Beach For Less

Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular vacation spots for Pittsburghers. If you’re thinking of taking your family there this summer, you may want to begin planning now to get the best deals.

02/13/2014

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Facing Tough Decisions

Pittsburgh Public Schools are running an $18 million dollar budget and could be broke in two years without dramatic cuts.

02/05/2014

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Corbett Proposes 2014 Budget Amidst Criticism From Democrats

It’s been a tough three years, Gov. Tom Corbett told legislators, but he’s putting Pennsylvania on the right track.

02/04/2014

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Pittsburgh Public School Board Rejects Selling Some Vacant Properties

The Pittsburgh Public School District is $20 million in the hole and will become bankrupt in 2016 if the situation is not addressed.

01/29/2014

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Many Worried Expiration Of Unemployment Benefits Could Have Crippling Effects

More than one million unemployed Americans lost their benefits Saturday as the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expired.

12/28/2013

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County Council To Decide On Budget Amidst Disagreement Over Drug Enforcement

A war of words between the Allegheny County District Attorney and county administrators over drug enforcement could be coming to an end in a few hours.

12/03/2013

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Mayor-Elect Peduto Starts Transition Plan

A Scott Township native, Bill Peduto is the first suburban-born resident in over a hundred years to be elected mayor of Pittsburgh.

11/06/2013

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Slippery Rock University Limits Faculty Cuts

Slippery Rock University is having an easier time dealing with financial issues compared to the other 13 State System of Higher Education schools.

11/03/2013

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Fitzgerald Hopes To Not Raise Taxes With 2014 Allegheny Co. Budget

Rich Fitzgerald wouldn’t get specific about his 2014 County budget before addressing council member Tuesday night, but it’s clear that holding the line on taxes is a top priority.

10/08/2013

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Government Shutdown Will Impact Local Area

Absent a last minute Congressional deal, a government shutdown will begin at midnight tonight — and Pennsylvanians will be affected.

09/30/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

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PSU Trustees Say Tentative Settlements Made With Sandusky Victims

Penn State’s Board of Trustees says several tentative settlements have been made with men who claim they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

07/12/2013

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Will Shorter School Year Save Money For Local District?

With money tight at local school districts, North Allegheny School Director Ralph Pagone has an idea — shorten the school year by a few days.

07/02/2013

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Corbett Signs Budget, As Bigger Agenda Stalls

It took a marathon weekend session but — with just hours to spare — the General Assembly approved a new $28.4 billion dollar state budget.

07/01/2013

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