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Comcast Launches Trial for Technician-Tracking App

Comcast has begun a new trial through its Xfinity MyAccount application that alerts customers when a technician is 30 minutes away from arriving at their homes. »

Business Owners to be Featured in National Geographic

The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau has partnered with National Geographic Traveler magazine for an editorial project centered on showcasing the city and some of its movers and shakers. »

Man Admits to $20M Ponzi Scheme in NJ

A central New Jersey man has admitted running a $20 million Ponzi scheme. »

Soaring Generic Drug Prices Draw Scrutiny

Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington... »

South Jersey Industrial Market Picking Up Steam

Beginning at about 4 a.m., the first of three shifts of Taylor Farms employees gets busy preparing and packaging hundreds of food items in a warehouse-distribution center off Heron Drive in this South Jersey... »

Judge Denies Sports Betting in New Jersey

A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state's struggling horse racing and casino industries. »

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Local Parishes Ask Families to House Visitors While Pope Is in Philly

More than 1 million people are expected in the Philadelphia area for Pope Francis' visit during the World Meeting of Families next year. Center City and suburban hotels cannot accommodate everyone, so local... »

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Gas Prices Below 3 Bucks

Good news for those hitting the roads for the holidays: gas prices in Pennsylvania have dropped below the $3 mark for the first time in nearly four years. »

Graco Recalls 4.7 Million Strollers

Graco has recalled about 4.7 million strollers in the United States due to a fingertip amputation risk, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Thursday. Graco has received 11 reports of finger... »

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Pa. Researchers Unveil Lunar Rover

Pa. Researchers Unveil Lunar Rover

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Astrobotic Technology have unveiled a lunar rover they hope will win their team $20 million in an international competition sponsored by search engine company...

Google Backs High-Tech Spoon to Steady Parkinson's Tremors

Google Backs High-Tech Spoon to Steady Parkinson's Tremors

Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. But these spoons (don't call them spoogles) are a bit more than your basic utensil: Using hundreds of algorithms, they allow...

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