Economy

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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

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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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Editorial: Why The “Fiscal Cliff” Isn’t Working

The “cliff” was created a year or so ago when Congress and the White House couldn’t agree on a way to cut the federal deficit.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/08/2012

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Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

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Home Sales, Especially New Home Sales, Take Off In Region

The sound of hammers fills the air in the Westmoreland Farms housing development in Murrysville where new home sales started slowly three years ago but took off this year.

11/26/2012

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

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