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Businesses Hiring, But Still Stingy With Raises

U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, a survey by the National Association for Business Economics found, The Associated Press reported. »

Frost Development Acquires Northern Liberties Property

Frost Development Co. has acquired a property in Northern Liberties and plans to construct a multifamily complex on the site. »

Philly Entrepreneurs Compete for $400K at Forbes Summit

Forbes magazine's Under 30 Summit is bringing 1,000 of the world's most influential entrepreneurs to Philadelphia next week. »

Will Atlantic City's Taj Mahal Be Saved?

A federal bankruptcy court judge voided the labor contract at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino, raising hopes that the gambling hall and its 3,000 jobs could be saved. »

Potter Festival 'Magically' Aids Local Businesses

Molly Ellis is no witch. In fact, she's a self-professed muggle (non-magical folk), and she's OK with it. »

University Breaks Ground on New Building

West Chester University broke ground on a new $39 million, five-story, 90,000-square-foot academic building that will house its college of business and public affairs. »

Bucksco Lab to Develop Drug for Premature Infants

Discovery Laboratories Inc. has found a development partner for a potentially improved version of its drug used to prevent respiratory distress syndrome in infants born prematurely. »

Christie Signs NJ Sports Betting Law

Gov. Chris Christie on Friday signed a bill passed this week in the Legislature that would partially repeal New Jersey's prohibition on sports wagering. »

AG: Consultant Used Clients' Money at Casinos

The state has revoked the registration of a Jersey City financial consultant and fined him $2 million after they say he spent investors' money on gambling, football tickets and other personal expenses. »

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High-Tech Tools to Study Artifacts at Local Museum

High-Tech Tools to Study Artifacts at Local Museum

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology is opening new laboratories this weekend that will improve efforts to study and preserve the more than 1 million artifacts in its collection.

New Jersey Lawmaker Wants to Ban 'Stalking App'

New Jersey Lawmaker Wants to Ban 'Stalking App'

A New Jersey lawmaker wants to ban the use of what are known as "stalking apps" that can secretly monitor text messages, emails, and phone calls -- and even track your location.

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