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Agreement Reached to Redevelop SS United States

Philadelphia has become a major food hub in the country, receiving accolades from magazines like Bon Appétit and Food & Wine. While critics and major publications are nothing to sneeze at, it all comes down... »

$151M Verdict for Break Less Wal-Mart Workers

Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding a $151 million verdict in favor of workers at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores in the state. »


Deadline to Save Atlantic City's Taj Casino

The deadline to save the Trump Taj Mahal is Monday at 5 p.m. and the workers union has until that time to drop its appeal of canceling workers' health insurance. If they don't drop their appeal by that time the... »

Borrower's Regret for Some Sandy Victims

Some of the thousands of Sandy victims who jumped at SBA's offer in the storm's immediate aftermath say they didn't fully understand the potential repercussions of their loans. Now they regret taking them,... »

Mummers to Strut Down Main Street in Manayunk

Don’t put that Mummers strut to sleep after New Year's Day. The Mummers — known for strutting down Broad Street — will add Main Street to the mix next year. »

Pa.'s Company's Pork Plant Gets $12.5M in Grants

The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved $12.5 million in grants to support the construction of a 550,000-square-foot pork processing facility. »

Deadline to Save Atlantic City's Taj Mahal Passes

A casino workers union in Atlantic City defied a company-imposed deadline Monday to withdraw its appeal of a court-ordered, cost-cutting package. »


The Busiest Shipping Day of the Year

The holiday gift-giving season is in full swing and Monday marks the busiest shipping day of the year according to FedEx who will ship 22 million packages in just one day. The U.S. Postal Service says they're... »

School Application Process Goes Fully Online

For the first time, Philadelphia's high school selection application — used by about 60 percent of district students to apply to up to five schools outside their neighborhoods — is entirely online. »

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Lifestyle Website Founder to Host Tech Conference

Lifestyle Website Founder to Host Tech Conference

The Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, or PACT, announced Tuesday its plans for next year's Phorum.

Safer Ride Mobile App Hopes to Deter Drunk Drivers

Safer Ride Mobile App Hopes to Deter Drunk Drivers

The Department of Transportation kicked off their annual campaign against drunk driving in Washington, D.C. Tuesday. The Safer Ride mobile app is also available to help you get home safely from holiday...

Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014

Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014

Google has released its 2014 list of its most common search requests. Many popular searches weren't surprising, like The World Cup international football competition, comedian Robin Williams, and the Disney...

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