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City Shutters Well-Known Chocolate Factory

Philadelphia's own Blasius Chocolate Factory has been forced to shut down after allegedly not paying taxes. »

Wawa Celebrates 50 Years

Wawa is marking a half-century since the first shop opened in suburban Philadelphia. »

Google VP Tapped as Dean for Pa. College

Andrew W. Moore will become dean of the nationally known computer school in August. »

Owners of Manco & Manco Plead Not Guilty

The owners of a chain of landmark New Jersey shore pizza places have pleaded not guilty to charges they face in a federal tax case. »

College Board Provides a Glimpse of New SAT

Anxious students - not to mention their parents - can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years. »

Dismal Attendance at Sixers Games

The Philadelphia 76ers finished their “rebuilding” year averaging 13,869 fans a game -- a decrease of nearly 3,000 fans per game over last year’s mark. It represents a 17 percent drop. »

Owners of Philly Newspapers Pledge $77M Bids

Rival owners fighting for control of Philadelphia's two largest newspapers have each pledged $77 million to buy the other out. »

NJ Casino's March Numbers

New Jersey casino regulators are scheduled to report how much money Atlantic City's casinos brought in during March. »

Philadelphia Navy Yard Unveils Its First Hotel

The Philadelphia Navy Yard’s quest to become a full-service business park is one step closer. »


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