Funding

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PennDOT Rolls Out Effort To Upgrade Traffic Lights

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says a new program to help pay for traffic signal upgrades should reduce congestion.

10/08/2014

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Avoiding Scams Like Alleged KFC Scarred Child Hoax

The story that started a fund for a 3 Year Old kicked out of a KFC turns out to be a hoax. Are there more stories like this out there? How common are they?

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Jerome Bettis Surprises Young Athletes With $64K For Sports Programs

He may be retired, but Pittsburgh Steeler great Jerome Bettis still has all the moves.

06/24/2014

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Survey Paints Bleak Picture Of Pa. School Funding

A survey of the financial condition of Pennsylvania’s public schools shows a discouraging pattern of property-tax increases, cutbacks in school programs and employee layoffs.

06/05/2014

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PennDOT Releases Road Improvement Projects For 2014

PennDOT is revealing its plans for your money. Those higher fees for drivers are going help foot the bill for 250 transportation projects statewide, nearly two dozen of them right here in southwestern Pennsylvania.

04/03/2014

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Drops Idea Of Acquiring August Wilson Center

A western Pennsylvania school district has abandoned the idea of acquiring Pittsburgh’s struggling August Wilson Center for African American Culture.

02/28/2014

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Pittsburgh Public Schools First Up In Statewide Education Audit

Any way you do the math, Pittsburgh Public Schools, as well as some suburban schools, are seriously in danger of a flunking grade in financial health.

01/27/2014

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RMU Cuts 7 Varsity Sports, Says Funding Spread Too Thin

Robert Morris University announced Tuesday it would be cutting seven of its varsity sports.

12/03/2013

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PennDOT To Target Key Bridges & Roads With New Funding

If you think the road and bridge repair this past summer was pretty intense, wait until you see what happens next year.

11/22/2013

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Lights Stay Out At Hartwood Acres For Second Straight Year

More than 3 Miles of holiday lights once lead the way to the mansion at Hartwood Acres.

10/29/2013

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Pa. Auditor General Calls For Changes In Charter Schools

The abuse of public money is spotlighted in the indictment of former Pa. Cyber Charter School head Nick Trombetta.

09/20/2013

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Bridge Restrictions Could Cause Traffic Congestion

The Spruce Street-Spruce Run Bridge that carries Route 65 over the corner of Ben Avon will be the first to see the new weight restrictions in Allegheny County.

09/16/2013

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Pa. Auditor General: State Failure To Reimburse Means Charter Schools Hurt Public Schools

An audit by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale found school districts are hurting financially because Governor Corbett and the legislature no longer reimburse school districts when their students attend charter schools. KDKA’s Jon Delano has the story.

09/13/2013

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Cyber Indictment Refuels Funding Debate

The indictment of former PA Cyber CEO Nick Trombetta on charges of fraud and theft of more than $8 million dollars in tax money re-fuels an old debate.

08/26/2013

Lower Weight Limits For Pa. Bridges

It’s the “day of reckoning” for bridges across Pennsylvania. New weight restrictions or reductions were announced Thursday.

08/22/2013

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