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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. »

Pa. Jobless Rate Lowest in 6 Years

The largest movement in October was an increase of 5,500 jobs in trade, transportation and utilities. »

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... »

Contractor Pleads Guilty: Prosecutors

A South Philadelphia labor contractor pleaded guilty to illegally transporting undocumented foreign workers and failing to pay employment and income taxes, federal prosecutors in Philadelphia said Wednesday. »

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. »


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... »


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... »

Revel Casino Purchase Terminated

Brookfield US Holdings LLC, the company that agreed to buy Revel Resort in Atlantic City, has terminated the deal, company officials confirm to NBC10. »

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Comcast Launches Trial for Technician-Tracking App

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.

Uber Finalizes Plans in Wilmington

Uber Finalizes Plans in Wilmington

Uber is coming to Wilmington, Delaware and Zipcar could also soon arrive in town, according to a report.

7 Tech Trends for 2015

7 Tech Trends for 2015

Will 2015 be the year of wearable tech? The long-awaited Apple Watch will be making its debut in early 2015 and consumers will be able to get their hands on newly available 3D printers to make food and...

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