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Philly-Based Prison Food Vendor Fined $142,000

Philadelphia-based Aramark Correctional Services did not meet staffing requirements several times this year at three prisons, the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said in a letter. »

Pop-Up Park to Float on the Delaware

A river is a strange place for a pop-up park but a temporary park featuring a beach, fountains, lily pads and more is going to soon be a reality in Philadelphia. »

Pa. Unemployment Takes a Another Dip

Jobless rate drops to 6 percent in March. »

CEO Apologizes for Craft Store Credit Card Breach

The CEO of a craft store where millions of customers' credit cards were possibly put at risk apologized while explaining what his national company is doing to combat the breach. »

Minimum Wagers Can't Afford to Live in Philly

A new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) finds that the average worker earning minimum wage would have to work two to three full-time jobs to be able to afford a two bedroom residence... »


City Chocolate Factory Reopens

Blasius Chocolate Factory reopens after being closed for unpaid taxes. Mayor Nutter's office said they were warned about their unpaid taxes before they were closed. »

Philly in Crowded Field to Lure Stinky Hot Sauce

We know that technology is changing everything around us, but do you wonder what that might look like in reality in your kitchen, bathroom and bedroom a decade from now? »

Shrub-Covered Lot Sells for $5M in NJ Community

Land doesn't come cheap in one of New Jersey's priciest communities. »


Residents Enjoy 1st Affordable Easter Meal in Years

The Fare & Square Grocery Store is the first non-profit grocery store in the area thanks to Philabundance. In six months it has changed how people in Chester, Pa. buy food. »


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Facebook's CFO to Step Down as Earnings Soar

Facebook's CFO to Step Down as Earnings Soar

Facebook says its finance chief, David Ebersman, is leaving on June 1 after five years. He'll be replaced by David Wehner, currently vice president of corporate finance and business planning. Facebook's...

Bratton on Twitter Fail: I Welcome the Attention

Bratton on Twitter Fail: I Welcome the Attention

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