Economy

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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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U-Haul: Pittsburgh Leads The Nation In People Moving In

A survey of U-Haul truck rentals shows the city leads all others in the country in the percentage of people moving into the city compared to those leaving.

04/19/2013

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Pittsburgh Sees Influx In New Residents

More people are saying “hello” to Pittsburgh than “goodbye,” for the first time in years.

03/22/2013

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Giant Eagle Slashing Prices On More Than 3,000 Items

Giant Eagle is cutting prices on more than 3,000 popular grocery items.

03/20/2013

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State Prison Closures Means Loss Of Hundreds Of Jobs

Hundreds of jobs are expected to be lost as the state moves to close two local prisons. The Greensburg State Prison in Westmoreland County and Cresson State Prison in Cambria County are closing later this year.

01/09/2013

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What Will It Mean To Go Over The Fiscal Cliff?

A serious split Thursday night among House Republicans in Congress meant no deal yet to avoid the fiscal cliff. Members of Congress returned home for Christmas, raising the chances of going over that cliff. But what exactly does that mean?

12/21/2012

Pens Fans At PNC Park

Fans, Local Government React To NHL Labor Strife

(AP) — Sitting in a hockey locker room, Steve Chase became the latest die-hard fan fed up with the NHL lockout.

93-7 The Fan–12/13/2012

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