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Corbett’s Republican Challenger Says Governor Broke Promise, Lied About It

In his first broadcast TV interview, Republican Bob Guzzardi, who is challenging Gov. Tom Corbett in the May 20 Republican primary, is very blunt.

04/24/2014

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Homeowners Angry, Unable To Foot Huge Fees After Failing Dye Tests

There are houses on the market on Pioneer Boulevard in Brookline. But although there are eager buyers, there are no sales.

02/24/2014

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Pa. Sheriff Accused Of Giving Out Free Gun Permits

A district attorney in western Pennsylvania is asking questions about a sheriff’s office that gave out free or reduced-fee gun permits.

12/19/2013

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Consumer Reports Researches Prepaid Debit Card

Prepaid debit cards are exploding in popularity. They can be used to buy items in stores, online and to get cash from ATMs. However, Consumer Reports Money Adviser found some prepaid cards are much better than others.

08/07/2013

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Casting Company Raising Some Eyebrows Among Local Industry Experts

Casting calls and auditions are how most actors get jobs.

07/31/2013

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Nemacolin’s Lady Luck Casino To Be Open To All — For A Fee

Nemacolin, the luxurious mountain resort in the Laurel Highlands, where chandeliers and glitz make you feel like royalty, is now completing construction of the region’s first resort casino — the Lady Luck Casino to open in July.

05/21/2013

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New Rules In Place To Preserve Point State Park Renovations

The construction at Point State Park is nearly finished. To keep the restoration work from being undone by the various festivals held at the park each year, officials are introducing some new rules and fees.

04/08/2013

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Could Check-Out Fees Be Coming To Credit Card Purchases?

Every time you use a credit card to make a purchase, the seller gets charged a fee by the credit card company. But suppose the retailer charged you that same fee?

01/23/2013

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Pittsburgh International Airport Offering Incentives For New Non-Stop Destinations

The Allegheny County Airport Authority did a recent poll of which destinations flyers would like to be able to fly to non-stop. Seattle, San Diego, and Jacksonville top the list.

KDKA-TV–01/18/2013

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Natural Gas Companies Want To Raise Fees, Despite Drop In Gas Prices

With Marcellus Shale drilling rigs dotting our region, the price of natural gas has dropped to a ten-year low.

10/04/2012

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Consumer Reports Offers Tips To Avoid Overdraft Fees

High bank fees, including charging for debit card use, had people taking to the streets last year. Some banks caved on that issue, but Consumer Reports said that hasn’t slowed them down.

04/24/2012

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Consumer Reports Weighs Pros & Cons Of Switching Banks

Are you happy with your bank? A movement is underway calling on people to take a stand against their banks. This weekend, thousands of people across the country took part in Bank Transfer Day. But is shopping for a new bank a good idea? Consumer Reports says yes, now is a great time to shop around for a new bank.

11/09/2011

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Marcellus Shale Impact Fees Included in Proposed Legislation

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks to Senate Minority Leader, Senator Joy Costa, about proposed legislation that would include a Marcellus shale impact fee. The new fee would be carried out by the local counties, not by the […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/04/2011

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Debit Fees: Charging You To Charge?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Mike Pintek talks with Pam Banks, senior counsel with Consumers Union, the nonprofit owners of Consumer Reports magazine. Pintek asks Banks how Bank of America’s customers are reacting to the fee, and whether this is the start of a larger trend.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/03/2011

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New Debit Card Law Could Hurt Consumers

Every time a debit card is used to buy something, the retailer is charged a fee. It might be pennies on a cup of coffee, but it adds up to billions of dollars for the banks.

06/27/2011

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