<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:27:39 -0400 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:27:39 -0400 NBC Local Integrated Media <![CDATA[No SEPTA Strike Monday]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:30:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/176*120/83560656.jpg
The union that represents SEPTA bus, subway and trolley drivers will meet Sunday afternoon to take a strike authorization vote, but sources say they will not call a strike Monday.

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<![CDATA[You May Be Able to Get Some Tax Money Back]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:14:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008463078_1200x675_347514435813.jpg
NBC10 breaks down how you can apply for a homeowner rebate claim as Pennsylvania's Tax Rebate Program gets a bump to reflect social security's cost of living expenses.]]>
<![CDATA[FBI Gets Ethics File on Liquor Board: Official]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:40:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/liquor_bottles_alcohol_generic.jpg
A top Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission official says he turned over the agency's investigative case files on the state liquor control board to the FBI.

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<![CDATA[It Could Soon Be Harder to Hail a Cab in Philly]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:12:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008463006_1200x675_347526211935.jpg
Hundreds of taxis in Philadelphia could soon be out of service for not having proper insurance.]]>
<![CDATA[Company Recalls Crab Meat Sold Locally]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:17:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/crab-legs-butter.jpg
A company that sold crab meat in several states including Pennsylvania has recalled it after finding it was contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

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<![CDATA[Picket Lines at AC's Taj Mahal]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:53:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
The battle over the future of the Trump Taj Mahal entered what could be its final phase on Friday as union picket lines went up outside the struggling casino, which even its would-be savior says is likely...

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NATALIE KOSTELNI | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[First Look: New Century 21 Store on East Market]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:20:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/century+21+exterior.png
Shoppers are already flooding the new Century 21 department store in Philadelphia even though it doesn't officially open until next week.]]>
<![CDATA[Lower Bills for NJ Gas Customers]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:09:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/lower+utility+bills+722.jpg
It will cost customers of New Jersey's largest utility less to heat their homes this winter.

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<![CDATA[Historic City Tavern Reopens After Fire]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:48:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/City+Tavern+Government+Shutdown.JPG
A historic Philadelphia restaurant reopened at lunchtime Friday after a dumpster fire forced the eatery to close for a week.

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JEFF BLUMENTHAL
| PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Future of Newspaper Website Pay Walls]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:21:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/computer2.jpg
It was not a massive surprise that Interstate General Media chose to shutter the individual subscription-based websites for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News and shifted its digital focus to...]]>
<![CDATA[Urgent Air Bag Warning: Updated List of Cars That Should Be Fixed]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:17:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sb10070047g-001.jpg
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 7.8 million car owners in the U.S. whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired.

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Utility company PSE&G has announced it will be providing a credit that will slash the typical gas bill by about 31 percent.]]>
<![CDATA[Billionaire Says AC's Taj Casino Likely to Close]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:53:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/Taj-Mahal-New-Jersey.jpg
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino "will almost certainly close."

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<![CDATA[Local Company Adopts Agricultural School]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:04:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008455428_1200x675_347142723756.jpg
FMC is doing its part to help area students by adopting the Saul Agricultural High School.]]>
<![CDATA[No Bids for $475K Taxi Medallions]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:50:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_apphillytaxix1200-2.jpg
Philadelphia's effort to get more wheelchair-accessible cabs on the road hit a bump this week, when no one bid on two new taxi medallions put up for auction.

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<![CDATA[Court Upholds Ruling, Blocks Construction ]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:10:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_court_gavel_generic_law.jpg
A Pennsylvania appeals court has upheld a judge's ruling that blocks construction of a long-planned international cargo airport near the Pocono Mountains.

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<![CDATA[PATCO Tracks Reopen, for Now]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:38:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*160/800cc5c2340f11e283e622000a1fb86d7.jpg
For the next six weeks, PATCO riders can enjoy full service on weekdays while drivers can enjoy four lines in the busiest direction of the Ben Franklin Bridge.

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<![CDATA[Mo'ne Davis "Throws Like a Girl" in New Ad]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:13:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mone+Davis+No+Ne+Davis+Taney+Dragons.jpg
Philadelphia’s Little League superstar Mo’ne Davis isn’t old enough to drive but she is already pitching for a major American car maker.

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<![CDATA[Herbalife Exec Denies Pyramid Scheme Allegations]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:57:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/N6P_PKG_LA_MAG_HERBALIFE_EXEC_web_1200x675_346007107608.jpg
In an interview with Los Angeles Magazine, Herbalife CEO Michael Johnson rebutted claims that the company has been fleecing its customers through its unconventional business]]>
<![CDATA[Christie: I'm Tired of Hearing About Minimum Wage]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:20:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chris-christie-08182014.jpg
Gov. Chris Christie says he's tired of talk about raising the minimum wage.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Woman Develops Platform To Help Emerging Designers]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:34:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ana+caracaleanu+PBJ.jpg
"Runway events don't connect the consumer with designers," Ana Caracaleanu said in a phone interview. "I wanted to help designers."

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<![CDATA[Possible Data Breach at Pa., NJ Staples]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:24:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/staples1.JPG
Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach that may have affected several stores in Pennsylvania, one in New Jersey and a few others in New York, according to financial sources.

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<![CDATA[Local Woman Wins $1M Chip Flavor Contest]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:09:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Meneko+Spigner+McBeth+Wasabi+Ginger+Potato+Chip+Frito+Lay.jpg
Lays Wasabi Ginger chip won the 'Do Us a Flavor' Chip Contest. The New Jersey woman who designed it will be awarded $1 Million.

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Sears will close its operations at the King of Prussia Mall, where it has had a presence for decades.

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<![CDATA[Casino Fights Donald Trump's Bid to Remove Name]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:19:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/trump+taj.jpg
The owner of the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is fighting back against Donald Trump's bid to have his name removed from it.

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<![CDATA[FAA Refuses Wind Farm Near Pa. Airport]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:01:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/006564664cms.jpg
The Federal Aviation Administration is refusing to approve a wind farm near Erie International Airport, saying the wind turbines would interfere with radar needed to safely control air traffic.

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<![CDATA[Businesses Hiring, But Still Stingy With Raises]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:33:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/168955106.jpg
U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, a survey by the National Association for Business Economics found, The Associated Press reported.

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FRANCIS HILARIO | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Potter Festival 'Magically' Aids Local Businesses ]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:03:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Harry-Potter-Fest-Newest-Le.jpg
Molly Ellis is no witch. In fact, she's a self-professed muggle (non-magical folk), and she's OK with it.

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NATALIE KOSTELNI | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Frost Development Acquires Northern Liberties Property]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:32:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Northern+Liberties+Complex.jpg
Frost Development Co. has acquired a property in Northern Liberties and plans to construct a multifamily complex on the site.

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NATALIE KOSTELNI
| PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[University Breaks Ground on New Building]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:37:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCU+Academic+Building.jpg
West Chester University broke ground on a new $39 million, five-story, 90,000-square-foot academic building that will house its college of business and public affairs.

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FRANCIS HILARIO
| PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Analysts Optimistic as Urban Outfitters Sales Slump]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:45:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/urban-outfitters-storefront+304xx3600-2400-0-0.jpg
Urban Outfitters said Thursday that poor retail sales it reported back in September would continue quarter-to-date.

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JOHN GEORGE
| PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Bucksco Lab to Develop Drug for Premature Infants]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:44:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/baby_feet_generic.jpg
Discovery Laboratories Inc. has found a development partner for a potentially improved version of its drug used to prevent respiratory distress syndrome in infants born prematurely.]]>
LAUREN HERTZLER
| PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Entrepreneurs Compete for $400K at Forbes Summit]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:49:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+money+new.jpg
Forbes magazine's Under 30 Summit is bringing 1,000 of the world's most influential entrepreneurs to Philadelphia next week.

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<![CDATA[Christie Signs NJ Sports Betting Law]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:41:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sports+betting+resize.jpg
Gov. Chris Christie on Friday signed a bill passed this week in the Legislature that would partially repeal New Jersey's prohibition on sports wagering.

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<![CDATA[Will Atlantic City's Taj Mahal Be Saved? ]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:23:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
A federal bankruptcy court judge voided the labor contract at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino, raising hopes that the gambling hall and its 3,000 jobs could be saved.

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<![CDATA[AG: Consultant Used Clients' Money at Casinos]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:50:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/nj-AG-john-hoffman.jpg
The state has revoked the registration of a Jersey City financial consultant and fined him $2 million after they say he spent investors' money on gambling, football tickets and other personal expenses.

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<![CDATA[Historic City Tavern Closes After Fire]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:10:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/old+city+fire+city+tavern.JPG
Authorities responded to reports of smoke in a historic Philadelphia restaurant early Friday morning.]]>
JEFF BLUMENTHAL
| PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Inky, Daily News Web Sites Shuttering]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:18:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/192*120/inky+daily+news+paper+stands+-+crop.jpg
The websites for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News will be shuttered in December, with Philly.com becoming the sole location for the company's digital products.

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<![CDATA[Beloved Flag Store Set to Close]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:03:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pearsons_flags_20141016_1289852553.jpg
After 58 years, Pearson's, a little flag store in Stanton will close for good this weekend.

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JOHN GEORGE | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[WHO Enlists Montco Firm in Ebola Fight]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:43:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/microscope1-600xx419-279-3-0.jpg
CSL Behring may soon join the fight against Ebola.]]>
<![CDATA[Scheme Targets Newspaper Subscribers]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:12:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/newspapers-generic-stack.jpg
Spam emails aren’t the only way people are trying to hustle you out of cash. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that newspaper subscribers are being targeted with "fraudulent renewal and new order notices...

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<![CDATA[Chrysler Recalls More Than 900K Vehicles]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:45:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/454503578.jpg
Chrysler is recalling nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars for failing alternators and heated power mirrors that can cause minor fires.

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Comcast-owned NBCUniversal is planning, along with Chinese investors, to build a new $3.3 billion theme park and resort in Beijing.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philadelphia Lagging in International Business: Experts]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:59:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/pbj-101414-web-049-600.jpg
Philadelphia falls behind when it comes to testing out international waters.]]>
<![CDATA[Nodding Head Nods Out of Center City]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:21:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+empty+beer+glass+generic.jpg
A favorite Center City haunt for Philadelphia beer lovers is moving.

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<![CDATA[With More Casinos Closed, Total AC Gambling Revenue Dips]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:06:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ac_boardwalk_722x406_2218556330.jpg
The loss of four casinos began to show up in Atlantic City's gambling revenues in September, which were nearly 13 percent less than they were a year ago before the closings started happening.

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<![CDATA[Sam's Club Recalls Baby Wipes]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:25:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/simply-right-babywipes1.jpg
Sam's Club has issued a recall for Simply Right baby wipes due to a possible bacterial contamination that can make kids sick. The company notified its customers through e-mail on

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[La Salle Students Invent Phone-Charging Jacket]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:05:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/la-salle-photo-600xx1022-683-0-0.jpg
Two La Salle University students recently traveled to Silicon Valley to compete in the championship round of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurships’ National Challenge. They didn’t come out quite on top,...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[CHOP Plans to Fight Possible Ebola Outbreak]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:59:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/chop-600xx1140-760-0-76.jpg
With two U.S. health-care workers contracting the Ebola virus at a Dallas hospital, federal health officials are urging all medical centers to review procedures for treating infected patients.

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<![CDATA[Area NASCAR Track Removes Seats]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:31:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Logano_2.jpg
Dover International Speedway is removing 17,500 seats as attendance at NASCAR tracks falls.

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<![CDATA[A Plan to Keep AC's Taj Mahal Open?]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:05:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
The parent company of Atlantic City's struggling Taj Mahal casino has reworked its request for help from New Jersey's state government to keep the casino open.

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<![CDATA[Sears 'Outraged' by Sale of Swastika Rings]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:44:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Swastka-Ring.jpg
Sears shares in the "outrage" caused by the sale of rings with a swastika symbol on several websites including the Sears Marketplace.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Eagles Finally Get Their Green Jerseys]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:12:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/239*120/team+photo.JPG
At long last, the Philadelphia Eagles have their midnight green jerseys. Nike required extra production time to produce the midnight green jerseys because it's a custom color, a team spokesman said.]]>
<![CDATA[Gas Prices Continue to Dip]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:23:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/232*120/Gas+Prices+1013.JPG
Gas under $3? It's the reality in some parts of the Philadelphia region.

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<![CDATA[Expect to Spend More This Holiday Season]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:41:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Generic+Shopping+Bags+Mall+Generic.JPG
It's not yet Halloween, but consumers are already looking towards the holiday season and retail experts expect people to spend 4 percent more than last year.

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BIZWOMEN - PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Blended Learning as a Solution to Classoom Funding]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:39:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/classroom1.jpg
If you asked Sari Factor why she ended up in the burgeoning blended learning sector, she would tell you that her company is filling a void in education -- more personalized learning for less money.

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<![CDATA[PennDOT Paying More for Road Salt]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:10:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Road-Salt-Impact.jpg
NBC10's Katy Zachry reports that the cost of road salt is going up, but not until next year for PennDOT.

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<![CDATA[Developer Says He's Buying Pier Shops at Caesars]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:19:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Caesars-AC.jpg
Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein says he plans to buy the Pier Shops at Caesars in Atlantic City.

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<![CDATA[2 Local ACME Supermarkets Set to Close]]> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:28:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ACME-Newest.jpg
Two ACME supermarkets in our area are set to close next month.

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<![CDATA[1 Corner, 2 Prices: Cars Line Up for Cheap Gas]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:38:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Sunoco+Gas+Stations+Cheap+Gas+Gas+Prices+Fuel.jpg
Gas prices continue to dip around the area as they get closer -- or even dip below -- the magical $3 mark. And at one corner the cheaper prices drew lines Friday.

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<![CDATA[Fire Breaks Out at Macy's Herald Square: FDNY]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:57:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/macys+fire.jpg
No one was injured when a fire broke out at Macy's flagship Herald Square location late Friday morning, fire officials said.

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<![CDATA[Tina Fey's Fave Pizza Joint Opening 2nd Location]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:02:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pica%27s+pizza+box+2.JPG
A Delaware County Italian restaurant -- a favorite of "30 Rock" star Tina Fey -- is opening a second location in Chester County.]]>
<![CDATA[Bose Agrees to Dismiss Lawsuit Against Beats]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:23:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-08-10+at+4.48.06+AM.png
Attorneys for Bose Corp. and Beats Electronics have agreed to dismiss a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Bose.

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<![CDATA[RECALL: Nissan Altima]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:05:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008341966_1200x675_340143683532.jpg
Roughly 220,000 Nissan Altimas are being recalled due to faulty hoods.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Philadelphia MBA Programs in Top 100]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:19:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/templepic.jpg
The Economist recently ranked the world’s Top 100 schools for MBAs. UPenn and Temple made the list.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Dietz & Watson Rebuilds in the Region]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:19:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/dietz+and+watson+fire+isaac+hughes+1.jpg
Dietz & Watson is set to break ground today on a $50 million distribution center within the Frankford Arsenal in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Dietz & Watson Coming to Philly]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:45:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008336270_1200x675_339892291693.jpg
Philly-area food compant Dietz and Watson will open a new facility that promises more jobs in the near future to the Tacony section of Philadelphia.]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon to Open First Retail Store]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:41:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_amazon_logo_st.jpg
The online retail giant Amazon will be opening its first-ever physical store in the heart of New York City, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.

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<![CDATA[Brewery Head Names 1st CEO]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:19:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP090519050943.jpg
Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has named a chief executive officer for the first time.

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<![CDATA[Pop-Up Store Celebrates New Jersey's Anniversary]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:08:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008333658_1200x675_339718211614.jpg
A New Jersey pop-up store in Mount Holly is celebrating everything about the state for its 350th birthday.]]>
<![CDATA[A Counteroffer to Save AC's Taj Mahal Casino?]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:54:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
Casino workers plan to block traffic on a highway Wednesday night to protest demands for contract givebacks being made to keep the Trump Taj Mahal open.

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<![CDATA[Dairy Queen Hit by Credit Card Hack]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:57:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/dq.jpeg.png
Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen is the latest retailer to reveal a hack of its customer data. The company said Thursday that hackers may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit...

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<![CDATA[Red Bull to Refund Cash After $13M Lawsuit]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:00:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/81976376.jpg
It turns out Red Bull doesn’t "give you wings" after all. The Austria-based drink giant settled a proposed class action lawsuit Thursday agreeing to pay $13 million to customers in the United States for...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Startup's Solution to Health Care Confusion]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:19:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/dscn6076-600xx3264-2176-0-136.jpg
Picwell is using algorithms to rank health coverage options for consumers based on their individual needs.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA['Business Workout' Class Aims to Revamp Focus]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:26:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/krupitphoto-600xx4428-2952-126-0.jpg
Local start-up guru Mike Krupit has a new plan — and it’s bound to give a boost to the region’s entrepreneurs.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Economy Puts Philly's Cultural Future at Risk]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:07:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/robertstheatregood-600xx1280-852-0-55.jpg
With so many of Philadelphia’s arts and cultural institutions ailing, fundraising needs to get creative.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New York Firm Buys Center City Apartment Complex]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:25:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/the-sansome-photo-600xx609-406-0-67.jpg
Pantzer Properties has made its second recent buy in Philadelphia and acquired the Sansom for more than an estimated $40 million.

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<![CDATA[95-Percent Off for AC Casino]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:01:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
A Toronto-based asset management firm won a bankruptcy auction for the former Revel Casino Hotel by bidding 5 cents on the dollar for Atlantic City's newest casino.

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JEFF BLUMENTHAL | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[2 Ex-Eagles Objection to Concussion Settlement]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 12:36:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP623012992616.jpg
Seven former NFL players, including ex-Eagles Sean Morey and Sean Considine, last night filed a 125-page objection to the preliminary National Football League concussion settlement.

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JOHN GEORGE | PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Michael J. Fox Foundation Sues Local Nonprofit ]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:12:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/michael-j-fox.jpg
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Inc. has sued the Coriell Institute for Medical Research alleging the Camden, N.J., nonprofit’s failure to properly close a freezer door ruined blood...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Philly Beer Madness: Vote For the Best Brewery]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:00:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/Generic-Beer-1%281%29.jpg
What's the best brewery in the Philadelphia region? You decide.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Changing the World of Entrepreneurship Education]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:32:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Donna+De+carolis.jpg
The Close School of Entrepreneurship is the first freestanding degree-granting school for entrepreneurship in the United States. It is not part of any other school within the University – different than schools...

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<![CDATA[Sports Betting in NJ Will Have to Wait]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:05:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sports-betting.gif
Ruling postponed in New Jersey sports betting case.

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<![CDATA[Down Goes 'Trump' From Defunct Casino]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 08:19:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_trump_plaza.jpg
Trump name coming off ex-Trump Plaza casino.

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BIZWOMEN - PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Woman Launches Organic Food Box Service]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:51:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ash-farmbox-xx2238-1258-0-0.jpg
For a box service like Tyrner's to be successful in a continually growing market, Levine says you have to find “the magical formula of creative marketing,” along with a large enough customer base.

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<![CDATA[Del. Judge Rejects Trump Entertainment Pension]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:25:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
A Delaware bankruptcy judge has denied a request by Trump Entertainment Resorts to be relieved of its pension obligations under a collective bargaining agreement with workers at the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic...

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<![CDATA[1 State Bleeds Green But It's Not Pa.]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 07:50:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DICKS+SPORTING+GOODS+NFL+JERSEY+RANKINGS.jpg
Everyone knows Philly is home to the Eagles but another state may be bigger fans of the birds than Pennsylvania.

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<![CDATA[Pumpkin-Flinging Contest Squashed for 2014]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:07:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Giant+Pumpkin+Generic.jpg
The 2014 Punkin Chunkin won't be happening after all.

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<![CDATA[Why Do We Drink Tomato Juice on Planes?]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 07:34:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tomato+juice+airplane.jpg
Ever get the urge to drink a glass of tomato juice on a flight? You aren't alone, and there's a scientific explanation why.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Pa. Pharma Company to Build $127M Plant in Ireland]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:43:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/West+Pharmaceutical+Services+PBJ+Plant.JPG
Chester County-based West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. said Thursday it plans to build a new $127 million manufacturing plant in Waterford, Ireland.

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<![CDATA[Area Colleges Could Give a Big Boost to Your Career]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 23:16:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/arielviewvillanova9876.jpg
Linkedin ranks the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University as great colleges for certain careers.]]>
<![CDATA[AC Seeks to End Parking Price Gouging]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:26:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/toll-booth1.jpg
Atlantic City, New Jersey is trying to prevent price gouging at parking lots and garages.

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<![CDATA[AC Casino Executive Fined, Suspended for Firing]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:32:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/golden-nugget.gif
New Jersey casino regulators have fined the Golden Nugget $30,000 and suspended its general manager for three days for wrongly firing the casino's surveillance director.

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<![CDATA[JPMorgan Data Breach Hits 76M Households]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:15:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jp-morgan-chase-settlement.jpg
A huge cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase & Co. this summer has compromised customer information for about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses, the bank said

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Town Center in Jenkintown Sells for $31.5M]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:33:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/screen-shot-2014-10-01-at-124715-pm-600xx701-467-43-0.png
DDR Corp. bought the Noble Town Center in Jenkintown, Pa., for $31.5 million.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[High-End Restaurant Delivery Service Launches]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:34:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/caviarteam2-600xx1446-964-16-0.jpg
Imagine this: You want a sandwich from your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia, but they don’t deliver. And offering to pay more doesn’t work either.

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<![CDATA[Ex-eBay Exec Sentenced for Insider Trading ]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:26:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ebay_expande_chicago.jpg
A former eBay executive has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in insider trading.

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<![CDATA[Philly's 1st River Boardwalk Opens]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:21:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Schuylkill+River+Banks+Boardwalk+8.jpg
Runner, walkers and bikers rejoice – that project over the Schuylkill River you’ve seen being built for years has finally coming to fruition.

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<![CDATA[Revel's New Owner Already Has Casino Money Woes]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 18:28:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/revel-casino.jpg
The Toronto company that won Atlantic City's Revel casino at a bankruptcy auction is facing financial problems at a Hard Rock casino it owns in Las Vegas.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[America's Greatest Public Spaces: Reading Terminal]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:51:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*160/925877505796459546453317648172n.jpg
It may not come as a surprise to Philadelphians, but the Reading Terminal Market has just been named one of the greatest public spaces in the country.

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<![CDATA[Do Sporty-Looking Cars Get More Traffic Tickets?]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:08:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008252939_1200x675_336232003935.jpg
A study by Insurance.com finds that sporty-looking cars are more likely to be pulled over and given a ticket.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Official Groundbreaking of East Market]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:09:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/market-and-11-600xx3742-2496-0-59.jpg
An official groundbreaking is scheduled for Thursday on East Market, one of the developments expected to have a transformative effect along East Market Street in Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[$2.4B Atlantic City Casino Sells at Auction for $110M]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:42:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_revel.jpg
The defunct Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City will reopen as another casino, a spokesman for Brookfield Property Partners parent company said Wednesday, hours after the firm was declared the winning bidder.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[AC Mayor Says 'No' to Taj Mahal Tax Breaks]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:03:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/atlantic-citytaj-mahal-600xx1000-667-0-0.jpg
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian rejected an appeal by the Trump Taj Mahal for tax relief.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Bucks County Woman Embezzled $830K: Prosecutors]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:31:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/110786789.jpg
A Bucks County woman is being charged by information for allegedly embezzling $830,504 from her employer and filing a false income tax return, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia announced.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New Atlantic City Envisioned Without Gaming]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:32:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/atlantic-cityarts-garage-2-600.jpg
With all of the news of its casino closures, including the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel, it may not come as a surprise that people may think Atlantic City has been left for dead.

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<![CDATA[Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:22:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ebola2.jpg
Shares of some companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials announced that the first case of the disease has been diagnosed in the

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<![CDATA[5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Data Breaches]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:53:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP985800088575.jpg
Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

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<![CDATA[$110M Bid for Revel Casino]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:40:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_revel.jpg
Officials with a Canadian firm upped their bid to purchase Atlantic City's bankrupt Revel Casino.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA['MythBusters' Host, Villanova Students Partner Up]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:58:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/photo-1-amy-fleischer-jamie-hyneman-600xx2592-1728-0-104.jpg
At the start of this semester, five Villanova University engineering students were hit with a big surprise upon walking into their senior capstone class.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[7 Philadelphians Make Forbes 'Richest' List]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:41:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+money+new1.jpg
The Philadelphia region saw its numbers among the richest Americans decline this year. Forbes Magazine Monday released its annual Forbes 400, and seven have Philadelphia connections — compared to nine...

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<![CDATA[Toll-Free Tuesdays in Atlantic City ]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:04:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/Atlantic+City+Expressway+Traffic.JPG
Toll-free Tuesdays are planned for the Atlantic City Expressway in October.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Has Highest Overdraft Fees]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:24:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/check-writing-checkbook.jpg
Philadelphia has the nation’s highest average overdraft fees, according to a Bankrate.com survey.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Most Expensive Homes in Montgomery Couty, Pa.]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:14:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/home-for-sale-generic-resiz.jpg
Sometimes it's fun to see how the other half lives.]]>
<![CDATA[AC Mayor Unveiling New Marketing Campaign]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:32:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008229192_1200x675_334825539534.jpg
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian is in Philadelphia to unveil a new tourism marking campaign.]]>
<![CDATA['TempleTown' Removed From Map]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:33:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_templetown-1-of-1.jpg
In recent years, more and more college students have moved to the blocks around Temple University. Just don't call it "TempleTown."

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<![CDATA[Pre-Fall Events Keep Shore Economy Booming]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:37:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/Ocean+City+best+beach.jpg
Even though Labor Day has come and gone, there is still plenty of activity at the Jersey Shore, and towns are working to bring people out for what's called the "Second Season."]]>