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Dining On A Dime: Georgetowne Inn

After an astonishingly successful first budget meal adventure, Partner-In-Dine (PID) and I were excited to continue on our journey to help you find ways to experience fine dining without breaking the bank.


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Pittsburgh Public Schools Return Today

KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to Pittsburgh Public School’s Superintendent Dr. Linda Lane about the first day of school.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/01/2011

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State House Votes To Amend State Budget

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has voted to amend the state budget, restoring hundreds of millions of dollars to education.


This is an image from 2009 when the tunnel dig reached the halfway point. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Is The North Shore Connector The Biggest Waste Of U.S. Tax Dollars?

KDKA AM’s Larry Richert and Mike Pintek talk to an expert on why the North Shore Connector is a big waste of money.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/21/2011

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G-20 Summit Cost Still Having Impact On City Budget

Pittsburgh City Council has been looking over the costs of the G-20 Summit held here in September of 2009 and found that they were not as high as expected.


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Sorting Out The Best DVD Rental Deals

A night out at the movies is financially out of the question for many families trying to stick to a budget these days. Many people are now keeping “family night” alive by renting DVDs. But which rental service gives you the most bang for your buck?


The protest was held at the William Pitt Student Union. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Pitt Students Rally Against Proposed Education Cuts

Students, faculty and university employees are among those that gathered on the University of Pittsburgh campus Wednesday for a rally against Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget cuts to education.


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Thomas Merton Ctr. Board Of Directors Member Talks Pa. Budget

Molly Rush joined Chris Moore this evening on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA. Rush is on the board of directors for the Thomas Merton Center in Pittsburgh.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/13/2011

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Corbett Defends Budget Proposals With KDKA’s Griffin

Gov. Tom Corbett talked exclusively with KDKA’s Marty Griffin regarding his Pennsylvania Budget.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/11/2011

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Film Tax Credit Saved In Deep Budget Cuts

One item that was left untouched by Gov. Tom Corbett’s deep budget cuts is Pennsylvania’s film tax credit. The governor says there was never even a thought to cut it, and that’s good news for more than just local star-gazers.


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Corbett Presents Budget With Steep Spending Cuts

Gov. Tom Corbett presented his first budget Tuesday morning since taking office. With a multi-billion dollar budget deficit, he is proposing some very deep spending cuts.


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PA Budget Secretary Talks Corbett’s Cuts

Pennsylvania Budget Secretary Charles Zogby joined Jon Delano on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA. Zogby discussed Gov Corbett’s new $27.3 billion budget.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/08/2011

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Author Discusses U.S. Labor and Immigration

Author and photographer David Bacon joined Chris Moore Thursday evening on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/03/2011

Rendell Warns of Layoffs Without US Budget Aid

Gov. Ed Rendell says layoffs of teachers and state and local government employees will result if Pennsylvania doesn’t get $850 million in budget help from the federal government.


State Legislature and Governor Meet to Figure Out Transportation Funding

Governor Ed Rendell is calling a special session of state government to address the huge deficit in transportation funding. Larry and John talk to State Representative Joe Markosek to discuss what will happen today when […]