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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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New Bill Could Provide More Transportation Funding Through Gas Tax

The Pennsylvania Senate will vote this week on a transportation bill.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/03/2013

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New Pittsburgh Promise Fundraising Effort Announced

A major announcement regarding the Pittsburgh Promise is expected Monday morning.

04/22/2013

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State Senators Propose $100 Surcharge On Moving Violations

To pay for bridge and road repairs and better fund public transit, a bi-partisan group of state senators, led by Rafferty, wants to add a $100 surcharge to the current fines for moving violations.

KDKA-TV–04/19/2013

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Rally To Be Held To Push For Long-Term Transit Fix

There is a push by local business and community leaders to come up with a long-term solution to public transportation in Pittsburgh.

04/18/2013

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Sen. Casey Proposes Bill To Advance Locks & Dams Upgrades

The bad condition of the area’s locks and dams is obvious. For 21 years, David Boyd — who now captains a tow boat — has seen the problems coming.

02/15/2013

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Many Parents Risking Retirement Funds To Send Kids To College

It’s a dilemma that many parents face – how to help fund a child’s college education. But with tuition costs so high, financial advisors worry that parents may be risking their own retirement to help their kids.

02/07/2013

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Funding Secured For Hill District Grocery Store

Can it really be happening? A full-service grocery store in the Hill District off Centre Avenue just up from Crawford Square and Downtown Pittsburgh?

11/08/2012

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