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U.S. Auto Loans Soar To Highest In 8 years

U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers.

08/18/2014

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Last-Ditch Effort To Save Conneaut Lake Park Unveiled

Many Pittsburgh families have made memories at historic Conneaut Lake Park.

07/30/2014

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August Wilson Center Hotel Plan In Limbo As Trial Looms Over Covenant Issues

During a Wednesday morning hearing, attorneys for the receiver that approved a plan to build a hotel on top of the August Wilson Center argued that the plan is still viable.

07/16/2014

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Surviving Student Loans And Moving Forward

College grads are putting life milestones on hold because they are dealing with piles of student debt.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/27/2014

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Highest Bidder’s Plan Includes Opening Luxury Hotel On Top Of August Wilson Center

Invited members of the community listened in this morning as financial advisors, lawyers and a planning group talked about the next steps in the buying process of the August Wilson Center.

04/29/2014

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Pittsburgh Foundation Submits Bid To Buy August Wilson Center

Gray skies are reflected in the glass, steel prow and sail of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.

04/08/2014

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Economist: “Perfect Storm” For A Global Economic Crisis Brewing

Are we on the verge of a global economic crisis?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/24/2014

Capitol Hill

Rep. Rothfus Optimistic Parties Will Come Together After Ending Shutdown

In sure sign the government shutdown is over, the doors to the popular Air and Space Museum were back open again Thursday afternoon.

10/17/2013

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Congress Approves Bill To End Government Shutdown, Avoid Default

Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s promised signature.

10/16/2013

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Man In Court After Allegedly Killing Man Over $300 Debt

Talon Michael Perozich is accused of killing a young father for $300.

08/02/2013

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Consumers Should Know Their Rights When Dealing With Debt Collectors

If you’ve been called by a debt collector, you’re not alone. Each year, more than 30 million people are contacted about an owed debt.

06/10/2013

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How The 99 Percent Live In The Great Recession

Author of “Down the Up Escalator: How the 99% Live in the Great Recession” Barbara Garson knows how most individuals are coping with huge economic challenges in this generation.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/05/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

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Man Accused In Arnold Double Murder Taken Into Custody

A man accused in the deaths of a Arnold woman and her son over a debt and a comment about it in public is under arrest.

03/13/2013

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Help Solve Your Credit Problems

Have you ever wondered if requesting an inquiry on your credit score can cause it to lower the number? What do you, as a consumer, have to do to keep a good credit score? Do the extra, unused, credit cards in your wallet affect your credit score?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/12/2013

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