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Report: Poor Road Conditions Cost Average NJ Driver Nearly $2,000 A Year

The research says that the roads and bridges that are deficient, congested and lack desirable safety features cost drivers a total of $11.8 billion annually.

01/29/2015

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3 On Your Side: Ways To Trim Coffee Costs

If you resolved to spend less and save more in the new year, you may want to look at your morning routine. As we told you earlier this week coffee prices are expected to rise in 2015, but 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan offers some ways to trim costs without killing the caffeine buzz.

01/09/2015

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Survey Finds Many NJ Businesses Having Difficulty Providing Health Care Insurance For Employees

There’s good and bad news in the report from the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.

11/01/2014

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3 On Your Side: Budgeting For A New Baby

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, first-time parents can cut some of the costs of bringing up baby with some simple advice

08/26/2014

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Report: Raising A Child Will Cost You More Than $245,000

Parents say raising a child enriches your life…and empties your bank account.

08/18/2014

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Winter Long Gone, But Cost Of Clean Up Still Lingers

Transportation Department spokesman Steve Schapiro says, “The state spent a staggering $138 million to keep the roads clear, and that’s about the same as what we spent the previous 3 seasons combined.”

05/10/2014

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3 On Your Side: The Costs Of Attending Weddings

Wedding season is almost upon us, and if you’ve got a few invitations on your calendar this summer, expect to spend more to celebrate the bride and groom’s big day.

04/24/2014

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Eating Certain Foods Can Help You Save Money And Improve Your Health

Eating healthy is always important, but it takes on added significance when you’re sick or battling a serious illness.

03/23/2014

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Winter Weather Takes Big Bite Out Of SEPTA’s Budget

As we continue to move through winter, budget impacts on agencies like SEPTA are beginning to be felt and so far, it’s in the millions of dollars.

02/26/2014

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As Season’s Snow Totals Rise, So Does Amount Of Money Residents Are Spending

Rock salt, shovels, snow blowers, eating out, pet boarding, hotel stays, generators and tree removal are just some of the unexpected expenses people are finding themselves faced with this winter.

02/12/2014

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Severe Winter Weather Costs Delaware Valley Tens Of Millions… So Far

From driving snow that crippled traffic and caused accidents, to an ice storm that left more than a half million people in our region in the dark, the cost of this winter could be tallied in varied ways including serious inconveniences.

02/07/2014

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3 On Your Side: Pinching Pennies With Your Heating Costs

First comes the frigid cold, then comes the big utility bills. If you haven’t received a larger than normal heating bill this winter, it’s probably coming. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about simple things you can do to keep costs under control.

01/27/2014

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Penn State’s Sandusky Scandal Tab Crosses $50M

Penn State’s costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal have crossed $50 million.

10/15/2013

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Miss America Overtime Tab For Atlantic City Reaches Nearly $400K

The return of the Miss America pageant to Atlantic City brought attention to the seaside gambling mecca and a boon to police and public works employees.

10/14/2013

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Sandusky Scandal Costs Top $41 Million For Penn State

Penn State’s bill to pay costs associated with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal has topped $41 million, including $8.1 million to pay for the internal investigation led by former FBI director Louis Freeh.

03/11/2013

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