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GOP’s Patchwork $29.1B Budget Speeds Toward Votes

Pennsylvania state lawmakers are preparing for more votes as they try to advance an approximately $29.1 billion spending plan for the new fiscal year that’s nearly here.

06/30/2014

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City Council Gives Initial Approval To Recovery Plan That Could Raise Property Taxes

Pittsburgh’s City Council voted preliminarily on Wednesday to go forward with an Act 47 recovery plan that includes the possibility of a property tax hike for city property owners.

06/18/2014

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Sen. Costa Talks Pennsylvania Budget

State Senator Jay Costa believes there are numerous other methods to solve the budget crisis than pension cuts. He joined Mike Pintek to talk about his ideas.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/18/2014

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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.

06/16/2014

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Mayor Requests Additional Funding For Paving Budget

Take a drive up Brookline Boulevard and you’ll put your tires, your rims and even your axles at risk.

04/25/2014

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Extra Funding For Street Repaving Hangs On Council’s Approval

More Pittsburgh streets could get attention now that the city has come up with an extra $3 million for road paving.

04/25/2014

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Mt. Washington Dog Park Has Neighbors Snarling At Each Other

Matt Cook is walking his dogs on a leash, but he prefers to turn them him loose in the large enclosure at Olympia Park on Mount Washington.

04/18/2014

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Mayor Peduto Commits To Paving, Urges Patience

It’s hard to imagine a street in peacetime worse than Brookline Boulevard. The potholes are so deep and so many that Denise Breisinger sprained her ankle in one just crossing the street.

04/02/2014

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City’s Pothole Problems Could Take Years To Fix

The steamrollers are finally rolling in East Liberty, signally the start of paving season.

04/01/2014

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Planned City Street Paving May Not Be Enough

You can drive through them or drive around them, but there’s no way to get from point A to point B in the City of Pittsburgh and avoid potholes in the streets.

03/31/2014

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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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