<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:24:08 -0500 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:24:08 -0500 NBC Local Integrated Media <![CDATA[Toyota Drops Scion Brand Due to Slumping Sales]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:43:16 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Scion-AP_080601049937.jpg
Toyota is killing its youth-oriented Scion brand after learning an important lesson: Young buyers simply want Toyotas. Scion was formed in 2003 to court Generation X buyers, who didn't like their parents'...

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<![CDATA[8 Local Restaurants Affected by National Data Breach]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:02:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ChartHouse.JPG
Secure credit card information was compromised at 8 restaurant locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey during a massive data breach at Landry's restaurants and Golden Nugget Casinos nationwide.

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<![CDATA[What's the Best Irish Pub in Your State?]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:41:11 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bill+Murphy%27s+Irish+Saloon.JPG
What's the best watering hole with a tasty menu and some Irish flair in you area?

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<![CDATA[GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:51:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/190*120/AP_090610036569.jpg
GE announced Monday that it will stop making its coiled compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for the U.S. market and switch to LED lamps by the end of 2016. LED light bulbs are brighter, use less energy and...

<![CDATA[Airlines Bring Back Free Snacks]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 07:59:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/aa-snacks.jpg
Free snacks are making a comeback in the main cabins of major U.S. airlines. United Airlines flight attendants began passing out crackers and mini-pretzels on Monday. Fort Worth-based American Airlines...

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<![CDATA[Alphabet Tops Apple as World's Most Valuable Company]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 05:28:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Google-CEO-AP_269874111861.jpg
Alphabet now comes before Apple atop the list of the world's most valuable companies. The shift occurred in Monday's extended trading after Alphabet, Google's new parent company, released a fourth-quarter...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Non-Opioid Pain Drug Taken Into Testing]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 15:31:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Gerri+Henwood+Recro+Pharma+CEO.jpg
Recro Pharma Inc. Initiated its second phase-III clinical study in as many weeks for its lead new pain drug candidate.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New Heart Program Leader for Main Line Health]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:39:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Dr+William+Gray.jpg
Main Line Health named Dr. William Gray as its new chief of its cardiovascular disease division. He was also appointed as the first president of the Lankenau Heart Institute.

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<![CDATA[Chipotle E. Coli Outbreaks Over, Cause Unknown: CDC]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 12:46:44 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-487798478.jpg
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has closed its investigation into E. coli outbreaks linked to the popular fast-food franchise Chipotle Mexican Grill. In its final report, issued Monday, the...

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<![CDATA[Beer Sales at Main Line Grocery Chain]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 07:12:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/beer+bottles+generic+edit.jpg
A Giant Food Store on the Main Line has been given the green light to start putting beer on its shelves. Learn more at PBJ.com.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Stocks Finish Tough Month With Losses]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:30:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Markets-AP_325817468840.jpg
Stocks soared on the last trading day of January, with Microsoft, Visa and other tech stocks making the biggest gains in a broad market rally Friday. Indexes rose throughout the day and finished with their...

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<![CDATA[Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 05:39:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/runnign+late.png
A new report revealed 12 of the most bizarre late-to-work excuses, and the list contains a bear, a lizard and a lot of Vaseline. CareerBuilder surveyed nearly 2,600 hiring and human resources managers and more...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Barnes Foundation Hires Met Veteran]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:48:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Nina+McNeely.jpg
The Barnes Foundation has pegged a Philadelphia native and 34-year Metropolitan Museum of Art veteran to leads its advancement program in a newly created position.

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<![CDATA[Fired Wal-Mart Worker Gets $31M]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:17:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PRINCIPAL-Tienda-walmart-en-Chandler-Arizona.jpg
A jury has awarded more than $31 million in damages to a former Wal-Mart pharmacist in New Hampshire who claimed she was wrongly fired after reporting safety concerns about co-workers dispensing...

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<![CDATA[Apple Recalls AC Adapters Over Potential Shock Hazard]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:55:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/257*120/Screen-Shot-2016-01-29-at-2.58.02-PM.jpg
Apple issued a voluntary recall this week of certain AC wall plug adapters because they may break and cause electrical shock when touched. In a statement posted on their site, Apple said it's recalling AC wall...

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<![CDATA[No Cheese in Mozzarella Sticks]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 12:09:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/172*120/CYWF3ypUAAAfAav.jpg
McDonald’s customers have taken to social media after finding their mozzarella sticks came without cheese. Twitter users blasted the company with photos confirming the cheese was missing. The company responded...

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<![CDATA[Saint Joseph's Hospital Closing]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 06:46:37 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Saint+Joseph%27s+Hospital_18211554.jpg
Democratic State Representative W. Curtis Thomas gathered community leaders for a news conference to share information about the closure of St. Joseph’s Hospital in North Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Young Google Analyst Joins Phillies]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 07:46:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-486234008.jpg
Silicon Valley-based Internet search giant Google is losing one of its employees to the Phillies.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[How Are DNC Preps Going?]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:12:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sanders-clinton-armas.jpg
In what is likely a lesson learned from the restaurant industry's outcry over the papal visit, officials with the Democratic National Convention said they want to ensure open communication with area...

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<![CDATA[Check Out Borgata's Pool Plans]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:23:46 -0500 NBC10's newsgathering partner the Philadelphia Business Journal reported.]]> NBC10's newsgathering partner the Philadelphia Business Journal reported.]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/borgata02.jpg
Atlantic City's Borgata Casino & Spa has announced their multiple plans for 2016 including adding a pool. Check it out.

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<![CDATA[Player Sues Fantasy Sports Sites]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:14:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NIU-Player-GettyImages-460022264.jpg
A former running back for Northern Illinois University is suing two daily fantasy sports sites in Chicago federal court alleging they used his name to generate millions of dollars in revenue. Akeem Daniels...

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<![CDATA[Barbie Has New Body Types]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 22:45:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/New-Barbie-2016-Collection.jpg
Barbie's got a brand new bod. Mattel Inc., the maker of the famous plastic doll, says it will start selling Barbie's in three new body types: tall, curvy and petite. She'll also come in seven skin tones,...

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<![CDATA[Trade Old Baby Items for Discounts at Toys 'R' Us]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:13:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/062411+toys+r+us+generic+store.jpg
Those looking for an excuse to rid their homes of old and unsafe baby items now stand to benefit from cleaning out their closets through the annual Toys "R" Us Great Trade-In event.

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<![CDATA[Chocolate Makers Prepare for Valentine's Day]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:07:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Romolo+Chocolates.PNG
It's the calm before the chocolate storm.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Temple Library Designer Talks Challenges]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:07:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Temple+new+library.jpg
Craig Dykers, one of the founding partners of Snøhetta, is lead designer of Temple University’s new $170 million, 215,000-square-foot library.

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<![CDATA[Oprah Made $12 Million From Tweet About Bread]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:49:44 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_57868022518.jpg
Media mogul Oprah made some serious cash from just one tweet. According to Market Watch, Winfrey racked up a whopping $12 million for merely writing about how she was able to lose weight and still eat...

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<![CDATA[Wendy's Investigating Possible Security Breach]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:54:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wendys-AP_201601271536520000.jpg
Those who have recently eaten at Wendy's fast food restaurants may want to check their credit card statements for suspicious activity, as the chain is investing a possible security breach. Wendy's — based...

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<![CDATA[Federal Pain Panel Rife With Links to Big Pharma]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:53:36 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_201601271555460000.jpg
A federal panel that has recently criticized efforts to cut back on painkiller prescriptions is studded with members who have financial ties to drug companies. Nearly a third of members on the Interagency...

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<![CDATA[FCC Proposes New Competition to Set-Top TV Box Market]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:50:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CableBox-AP_070531053315.jpg
The Federal Communications Commission may open up competition for cable and satellite TV companies, NBC News reported. The FCC proposed regulation Wednesday to allow consumers to get services through devices...

PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Foundation Raises $3M for Hepatitis Cure]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:12:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Timothy+Block.jpg
The Hepatitis B Foundation raised $3 million through its “Nobel Challenge” fund-raising campaign to advance its mission to eliminate the deadly hepatitis B virus.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Home Sales Rise 12.7 Percent Throughout Region]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:47:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Toll+Brothers+House.JPG
Residential sales throughout the region rose by 12.7 percent last year and, as a result, reached their highest point in four years, according to the HomExpert Market Report by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox...

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<![CDATA[With Easier Travel to Cuba, Quinceañera Business Booms]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 05:46:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_408324385473-cubalead.jpg
Now that travel to Cuba is easier than it once was, many girls are traveling back to the island to celebrate their Quinceañera, a trend that also has helped small businesses boom.

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<![CDATA[Ford Recalls About 391K Ranger Pickups Due to Air Bag Death]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:52:58 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ford-GettyImages-467038616.jpg
Ford is recalling nearly 391,000 Ranger pickups because the driver's air bag inflators can explode with too much force and cause injuries. The recall covers trucks from the 2004 through 2006 model years in...

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<![CDATA[Whole Foods Recalls Frozen Pizza Products]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:00:44 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/whole-foods-market2.jpg
Whole Foods/North Atlantic Kitchens is recalling nearly 75,000 pounds of pepperoni pizza products due to misbranding, according to the U.S. Food and Safety Inspection Service. The product is labeled as...

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<![CDATA[Tax Changes Ahead For 2016]]> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:14:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_taxchanges0122_1500x845.jpg
Filing your taxes this year will be different than years past. For starters, you're going to have four extra days to file this year. The deadline's been moved to April 18th. Watch for all the changes to filing...]]>
<![CDATA[Iowa Egg Farmers Slowly Recovering From Bird Flu]]> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:31:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-179504060.jpg
Iowa egg farms are bouncing back from last year's bird flu outbreak but rebuilding flocks with millions of new egg layers is taking time as the industry predicted.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Nutter Joins Homeland Security Advisory Council]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:31:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/michael-nutter-750xx4500-2531-0-235.jpg
Former Mayor Michael Nutter is continuing his career in public service with a new national role.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Stocks Post First Positive Week of the Year]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:19:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_757203335586.jpg
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, marking the first positive week in 2016, thanks to a recovery in oil prices, CNBC reported. The Standard & Poor’s 500 closed higher, with gains from energy leading all sectors...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Stockton's Island Campus to Cost $100M More Than Original Plan]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:17:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Stockton+University+Showboat+Sized.jpg
Stockton University was forced to shift plans for its satellite Atlantic City campus, and the new project – slated for construction on the southern end of town – is going to cost $100 million more than...

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<![CDATA[DISH Could Face Up to $24 BIllion in Fines for Calls]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:55:22 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DishNetwork-496014842.jpg
DISH Network Corp. could face up to $24 billion in fines for violating national Do-Not-Call registry laws, NBC News reported. The company is on trial in Illinois, where a U.S.

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<![CDATA[CDC Issues Recall of Deadly Listeria Outbreak From Dole Plant]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:18:44 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/2096932.jpg
A Michigan resident has died due to a multistate outbreak of listeria linked to packaged salads produced at a Dole processing facility in Springfield, Ohio, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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<![CDATA[Amazon to Offer Full Refund on Hoverboards: Gov't]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:23:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hoverboard+fire+bk.jpg
After telling consumers in the U.K. to dispose of their hoverboards and expect a full refund, Amazon has expanded its reimbursement program to the U.S. The announcement, made by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety

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<![CDATA[Britax Recalls Strollers Over Choking Hazard]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 13:56:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BReadyDOMLabelLocation.jpg
Britax is recalling about 49,000 Britax B-Ready strollers and replacement top seats due to a choking hazard posted by the foam padding on the stroller’s arm bar. The foam padding can come off in fragments...]]>
<![CDATA[When Will DRPA CEO Get $40K Raise?]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:09:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/221*120/Ben+Franklin+Bridge+Generic+Sign.JPG
Delaware River Port Authority commissioners have postponed a nearly $40,000 pay raise for the agency's CEO.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Stocks Turn Lower After Premarket Spike]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 09:54:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_757203335586.jpg
U.S. stocks traded mostly higher Thursday, trying to extend Wednesday's late-session recovery, after the European Central Bank suggested it was willing to offer more stimulus at its next meeting in March...

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<![CDATA[Pass the Dogfish Nuggets? Seafood Industry Rebrands 'Trash' ]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 06:40:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DOGFISH_AP_090924084578.jpg
Call them fish sticks for millennials. At any rate, Dana Bartholomew is banking on college students warming up to "Sharck Bites." Ipswich Shellfish, of Massachusetts, for which Bartholomew oversees sales,...

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<![CDATA[Customers on Old Netflix HD Plan Expect to Pay More]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:20:34 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-124755248.jpg
Longtime Netflix customer? You could get hit with a $2 increase in your monthly bill. On Tuesday, the company revealed in its quarterly earnings report that customers streaming under the grandfathered $7.99...

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<![CDATA[JC Penney to Sell Home Appliances]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:09:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_450830623.jpg
J.C. Penney will sell refrigerators, washing machines and other appliances at some of its stores for the first time in more than 30 years. The move, announced Tuesday, comes as many department stores are under...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[KOP Entrepreneur to Appear on 'Shark Tank']]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 07:10:58 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Shark-Tank.jpg
A Yale University business student's SAT prep company recently established a presence in King of Prussia, Pa., and it's apparently so effective that it got on the TV show Shark Tank.]]>
<![CDATA[Lawsuit Claims Chipotle Tried to Cover Up Outbreak]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 20:57:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-487798478.jpg
A class-action lawsuit filed in federal court Tuesday accuses Chipotle of trying to cover up a norovirus outbreak that sickened at least 234 people who ate at the Mexican fast food restaurant in Simi Valley...

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<![CDATA[Businesses Ready for Weekend Snow]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 06:48:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000013631422_1200x675_604867139646.jpg
Local businesses are stocking up on items as our area braces for a major winter storm.]]>
<![CDATA[J&J Cuts Thousands of Jobs]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 06:38:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/johnson-johnson-600xx1000-667-0-0.jpg
Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that it plans to cut about 3,000 jobs over the next two years as the health care conglomerate works to restructure its medical devices business.

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<![CDATA[PETCO Drops Small-Animal Supplier Amid Probe]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 07:09:42 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rabbit122115.jpg
Petco, one of the biggest pet retailers in the country, severed its relationship with a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer amid a federal investigation into conditions at the facility where it keeps thousands...

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<![CDATA[AC's Revel to Reopen Hotel by June: Developer]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 07:27:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
Developer Glen Straub said on Tuesday that he plans to reopen the shuttered Revel resort with a casino, although a smaller one than what was there before.

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<![CDATA[Low Jet Fuel Prices Pushing Airfares to 3-Year Lows]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 11:42:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/airplane+flights.jpg
The drop in oil prices is translating into big airline profits and big savings for passengers, with the best bargains likely coming in the next few weeks. A trip to Honolulu costs about $545 now but it...

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<![CDATA[Gauging the Financial Market]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:45:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000013618931_1200x675_604336195930.jpg
Financial expert Jocelyn Wright gives advice and commentary on the current trends in U.S. financial markets.]]>
<![CDATA[Church Leaders Fight AC Takeover]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 05:55:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Atlantic-City-AP_531023755649.jpg
Atlantic City residents, clergy and elected officials gathered in a black church on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and invoked the slain civil rights leader's work as they expressed vociferous opposition to a state...

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<![CDATA[Stock Market Continues to Decline]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 23:44:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000013578764_1200x675_602879043683.jpg
After the worst two week start to the year ever, the stock market fell even further Friday before closing. NBC10’s Keith Jones reports with insight for investors.]]>
<![CDATA[Warm Winter Keeps Businesses Blooming]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:13:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000013577538_1200x675_602758723835.jpg
The warm weather in the winter is helping businesses around the area. NBC10’s Deanna Durante reports with how this weather is impacting businesses and those people buying.]]>
<![CDATA[Future of Martin Tower Takes a New Turn]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:02:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000013577533_1200x675_602755651534.jpg
The fight over the future of the Martin Tower in Bethlehem, which used to house the Bethlehem Steel Corporation’s Headquarters, took a new turn after ten property owners filed a lawsuit to reverse the decision...]]>
<![CDATA['Cake Boss' Sign too High: Pa. Zoning Board]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:34:44 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/071214cake.jpg
The star of TLC's "Cake Boss" show is running into a little trouble promoting his new Italian restaurant in Pennsylvania.

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<![CDATA[Stocks Go Up, Stocks Go Down]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:09:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/193*120/Stocks+Drop.JPG
2016 has not been a good year for the stock market so far, and Friday showed another example of the market being down. Financial adviser Robert Wilson talks about the ups and downs on Wall Street.

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<![CDATA[Pa. Casinos Boomed in 2015: Regulators]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 17:02:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sugar_house_casino_robbery.jpg
Pennsylvania's casinos are reporting record revenue in 2015, after two down years.

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<![CDATA[Tax Season Begins Jan. 19: Things to Know]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:25:37 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/210*120/GettyImages-88160312.jpg
It’s time to get back to regular routines and take care of January chores, including gathering your tax information.

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<![CDATA[Hyatt Hotels Hit by Payment Data Stealing Malware]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:00:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/GettyImages-56128481.jpg
Hyatt said Thursday that it found malicious software in about 250 of its hotels that may have exposed customers' credit- and debit-card numbers and other information to hackers. It's the first time the...

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<![CDATA[Court Backs Taj Mahal in Workers' Benefits Battle]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:03:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Trump-Taj-Mahal-Casino.jpg
An appeals court ruled Friday that Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino was within its rights to end health insurance and pension benefits to its workers, removing the last major obstacle to billionaire...

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<![CDATA[Chipotle Closing Nationwide for Food Safety Meeting]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:40:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-487798478.jpg
Chipotle will be closing its restaurants nationwide on Feb. 8 for a "national team meeting" as the company works to battle an ongoing fallout from a string of high-profile foodborne illness outbreaks that began...

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<![CDATA[Wal-Mart to Close Hundreds of Stores]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:44:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Walmart-Generic1.jpg
Wal-Mart is closing 269 stores, more than half of them in the U.S. and another big chunk in its challenging Brazilian market.

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<![CDATA[NJ Tops in Foreclosures]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:55:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000013562883_1200x675_602008643966.jpg
Atlantic City & Trenton were ranked #1 and #2 to put New Jersey at #1 in foreclosure rates in the country. NBC10’s Tim Furlong has more.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[I-76 Shoulder to be Used During Rush]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:42:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Schuylkill+Expressway+Traffic+Generic1.JPG
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is planning a major traffic pattern change to Interstate 76, the area expressway that leaves commuters dealing with bottlenecks nearly all day and recently had...

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<![CDATA[Pa. Liquor Stores Drink in Record Sales to End Year]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:47:26 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/champagne-generic-web-722.jpg
Pennsylvania liquor stores threw down record sales around the holiday season.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[DNC Needs 10K Volunteers]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 17:11:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/DNC+Volunteers+Needed.JPG
About 10,000 volunteers are needed for the Democratic National Convention, which is anticipated to bring at least 50,000 attendees to Philadelphia this July. And the DNC Host Committee is already about...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Poutine Company Expanding to Philly]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:09:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Smokes+Poutinerie.jpg
Philadelphians searching for poutine — or French fries and cheese curds doused in gravy — will be able to find it a little closer to home when a Canadian chain specializing in the dish makes its way to...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA['Frontier' From Philly Expands]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:08:36 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Frontier-Airlines-Airport-Terminal.jpg
Less than a week after Frontier Airlines announced an aggressive growth plan across the United States and Philadelphia, the airline announced it would be adding two more destinations to and from the Philadelphia...

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<![CDATA[Cable News Network Al Jazeera America to Shut Down]]> Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:12:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_377530083768.jpg
Cable news network Al Jazeera America says it is shutting down just 2 1/2 years after its launch. Al Jazeera America says it will stop operating by April 30. It blames the "economic landscape of the media...

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<![CDATA[18,000 Powerball Tickets Sell a Minute]]> Wed, 13 Jan 2016 18:30:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/buscan-boleto-powerball-un-millon-rosemead-california2.jpg
The largest lottery jackpot in world history is up for grabs and that is bringing thousands of Pennsylvanians to their local Wawa, gas station, newsstand and/or pharmacy in hopes of hitting the Powerball.

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<![CDATA[Wal-Mart Recalls Rival Griddles Over Shock Hazard]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:16:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/Griddle1.jpg
Wal-Mart has recalled about 330,000 electronic griddles due to a shock hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall involves Rival brand electric griddles with a model number...]]>
<![CDATA[Who Should Be Charting Out AC's Future?]]> Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:03:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Atlantic-City-AP_531023755649.jpg
Atlantic City's elected officials are reeling from a threatened state takeover of the city's finances and assets and are struggling to find the right response.

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<![CDATA[Sheetz Pay Raise 'Made to Order']]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 06:48:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Sheetz+Conveneince+Store+Wide.JPG
Sheetz convenience store chain spending $15M to raise wages

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<![CDATA[NJ Transit Could Hike Fares 29 Percent to Pay Workers' Wages]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 06:49:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/NJ+Transit+Train.JPG
A labor board created to fix a longtime dispute between New Jersey Transit and its workers says the agency's unionized rail employees should receive a pay raise.

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<![CDATA[Shelves Collapse at Party City]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:43:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/011216+party+city+shelves+collapse.jpg
Three people suffered minor injuries after multiple shelves collapsed at a Party City in Boca Raton, Florida, Tuesday morning. The incident happened at the store at 22191 Powerline Road, Palm Beach County Fire...

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<![CDATA[Perrigo Recalls Children's Cough Syrup Over Overdose Risk]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:08:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Coughrecall.jpg
Perrigo Company said Monday it's recalling two flavors of its children's liquid cough medicine because of a potential overdose risk. The recall includes two batches of children's guaifenesin grape liquid...

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<![CDATA[Billionaire Mark Cuban Has Advice for Powerball Winner]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:00:27 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mark-cuban-GettyImages-494897288.jpg
Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, has some advice for the potential winner of Wednesday’s $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot. In remarks to the Dallas Morning News, Cuban recommended getting a tax...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Drug Developers Team up for Cancer-Fighting Collaboration]]> Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:53:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/AstraZeneca%27s+headquarters+Wilmington.jpg
Two drug developers that operate in Wilmington, Del., are collaborating on a study that will test a combination of their products as a second-line treatment for lung cancer.

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<![CDATA[VW CEO Plans to Submit Emissions Fixes to EPA Chief]]> Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:16:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/VW_AP_324334564084.jpg
Volkswagen's new chief executive plans to present remedies for fixing diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests when he meets with the top U.S. environmental regulator this week. CEO Matthias Mueller...

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<![CDATA[Pocono Ski Slope Struggles to Get Season Going]]> Mon, 11 Jan 2016 07:31:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/469856089.jpg
Warm temperatures have pushed back skiing at an eastern Pennsylvania ski resort.

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<![CDATA[North Jersey Casinos Coming?]]> Wed, 13 Jan 2016 01:02:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Video+Slot+Machine+110215.jpg
New Jersey lawmakers will face off over competing plans for a statewide referendum on expanding casinos to the northern part of the state.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Stocks End Worst Week Since 2011 ]]> Fri, 08 Jan 2016 17:53:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/AP_581240281246.jpg
A wave of late selling pummeled U.S. stocks Friday and pushed the market to its worst week in four years. The dismal start to the new year comes as investors worry that China's huge economy is slowing

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<![CDATA[Campbell's Says It Supports Mandatory GMO Labeling]]> Fri, 08 Jan 2016 10:30:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-169124950.jpg