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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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Hundreds Of Local Bridges Getting Lower Weight Limits

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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Will Shorter School Year Save Money For Local District?

With money tight at local school districts, North Allegheny School Director Ralph Pagone has an idea — shorten the school year by a few days.

07/02/2013

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Sen. Casey Calling For Quick Action To Fix Local Locks & Dams

Sen. Bob Casey sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Friday asking for quick action on a bill to repair locks and dams in this region.

06/21/2013

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Gov. Corbett Fights For Funding To Fix Structurally-Deficient Bridges

Gov. Tom Corbett is fighting to get billions of dollars to fix the state’s structurally-deficient bridges.

06/07/2013

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