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Merck Cutting 600 Jobs in Philly Suburbs

The pharmaceutical giant Merck & Company is cutting 600 jobs in suburban Philadelphia. »

New High-Rise Could Be Coming to Old City

Developers are again pushing to build a mixed-use apartment complex in a long-vacant corner of Old City. »

Tiny Shore Town Sees Job Growth

A tiny Shore town saw a jump in employment, while its neighbor to the north, Atlantic City, continues to struggle. »

PGW Sale Still Alive

The New Haven, Conn.-based energy company reinforced its committment to purchasing Philadelphia Gas Works in an announcement Wednesday. »

SugarHouse Casino Breaks Ground on $164M Expansion

SugarHouse Casino broke ground Tuesday on the property’s $164 million expansion, a move that the casino officials expect will generate hundreds of permanent jobs and millions in economic impact. »

L&I Changes Construction Signage Requirements

Construction and demolition sites in Philadelphia are now subject to new regulations concerning their signage. »

Rendell to Pols: Invest in Infrastructure

Ed Rendell had some harsh words for politicians that don't want to invest in the nation's infrastructure. »

NJ Bottle Maker to Close, Cutting 290 Jobs

The last bottle manufacturer in Salem is set to close this fall, eliminating hundreds of jobs and a tradition that spans 150 years. »

Locally Grown Foods Becoming Big Business

Once a niche business, locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore. »

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Zillow Buying Trulia in $3.5B Deal

Zillow Buying Trulia in $3.5B Deal

Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest...

Uber Driver Arrested After Sexual Assault

Uber Driver Arrested After Sexual Assault

Police have made an arrest after a woman claimed an Uber cab driver sexually assaulted her earlier this month. Police arrested 31-year-old Reshad Chakari of Alexandria, Virginia, and charged him with...

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