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Shell Oil Holds Community Meeting On Proposed Cracker Plant

It would be the biggest economic development project in the Ohio Valley in more than a generation – a $2.5 billion petrochemical plant called a cracker.

04/16/2014

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President, Vice President To Visit Allegheny Co. Next Week

The president and vice president are coming to Pittsburgh.

04/11/2014

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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

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Walmart Hiring 300 People Locally

Retail giant Walmart is looking to hire around 300 people for its new Economy location.

02/14/2014

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US Steel Worker Proud To Be Mentioned In President’s Speech

The invited guests lined up early at US Steel’s Irvin Plant, nearly three hours before the event, which was inside but still chilly.

01/29/2014

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Fast Food Workers Across Country Protest Federal Minimum Wage

Service could be a little slower today at fast food restaurants as workers walk off the job to protest the federal minimum wage.

12/05/2013

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Mall At Robinson Packed For Black Friday Shopping

Eager shoppers didn’t waste time getting out of the gate at the Mall at Robinson. Bright and early, they started sprinting through the halls in hopes of grabbing door busters before they were gone.

11/29/2013

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Halloween Expected To Provide Boost To Economy

Today is the big day as kids around the area are all geared up to go trick-or-treating. But, Halloween isn’t just for kids because it is actually one of the biggest holidays for consumer spending.

10/31/2013

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Senators Casey, Toomey Frustrated By Stalemate

Frustration seems to be more common in Washington than the ability to reach a bipartisan deal across party lines.

10/15/2013

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A Freedom Budget For All Americans

The need for economic justice is nothing new to America. When civil rights leaders proposed the Freedom Budget during the 1960′s their goal, among many, was to achieve, “freedom from want.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/09/2013

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Retail Development Possible With Petro Chemical Plant

Rob Pratte was joined by Pat Nardelli, Joe Dentici, and Lou Gentile to discuss the proposed Petro Chemical Plant.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/15/2013

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Economist: “We Have A Problem In This Country”

KDKA’s Chris Moore was joined by economist and author of “Obama’s Economy: Recovery For The Few,” Dr. Jack Rasmus, to discuss economic growth problems.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/04/2013

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Pittsburgh Thriving While Detroit’s Economy Dives

It’s a tale of two cities — with two very different outcomes.

08/02/2013

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Unemployment Down But Not Enough For Wall Street

The unemployment rate fell nationally last month, but not as much as some had hoped.

08/02/2013

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Gov. Corbett: Drug Tests Keeping People From Working

Democrats are pouring criticism on Gov. Tom Corbett for suggesting that Pennsylvania’s sluggish job growth stems partly from too many applicants being unable to pass a drug test.

KDKA-TV–05/01/2013

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