<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:33:33 -0500 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:33:33 -0500 NBC Local Integrated Media <![CDATA[Man Burned by Food While Praying Can't Sue Applebee's: Court]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:44:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/applebees-sign.jpg
A New Jersey appellate court says a man cannot seek damages for burns he suffered while bowing his head in prayer over a sizzling steak fajita skillet at a restaurant.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Implementing Meat Policy]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:39:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/McDonalds13.jpg
McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST.

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<![CDATA[City Council Considers Raising Minimum Wage]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:53:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/minimum-wage-cash.jpg
The current minimum wage in Pennsylvania has remained at the federal minimum of $7.25 since 2014. With President Obama’s push for a raise to $10, a coalition of workers has formed to ask for even more.

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<![CDATA[Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:46:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bassinet-recall.jpg
Fall and suffocation hazards prompted the recall of thousands of two-in-one bassinets. Dream on Me recalled nearly 13,000 two-in-one bassinet to cradle products after learning that the wire supports on the sides...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philadelphia Tourism Agency Adds China Office]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:54:12 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/flags2.jpg
A Philadelphia tourism-and-marketing agency added another overseas office in China — one of the city's largest international feeder markets.

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<![CDATA[Thousands of Baby Cradles Recalled]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:02:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009654180_1200x675_407943747932.jpg
Children's Retailer Dream on Me is recalling thousands of its 2-in-1 bassinet to cradles that they say are defective and can potentially cause babies to fall or suffocate. If you bought one of those cradles...]]>
<![CDATA[Local Maker Building a New Kind of Helicopter]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:41:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009653510_1200x675_407924803564.jpg
Helicopter maker AgustaWestland, based out of Northeast Philadelphia announced that they will begin to build a new kind of civilian chopper aircraft later this year.]]>
<![CDATA[OSHA Cites Warehouse Operator in Worker's Electrocution]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 07:23:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic-money.gif
The owner of a central New Jersey warehouse where a worker was electrocuted last year is now facing $63,000 in proposed penalties following a federal investigation.

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<![CDATA[3rd Time a Charm for Revel Sale?]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:57:37 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP448551989605.jpg
Will the third time be the charm for attempts to sell Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel?

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<![CDATA[AC Casino Plans Outdoor Concerts]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:22:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/Borgata+Concert+Venue.JPG
The Borgata casino will open an outdoor concert hall this summer and a new nightclub this fall.

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<![CDATA[Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs Over Next 2 Years: CEO]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:50:16 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/newington+target+robbery.jpg
Target's CEO said Tuesday that the huge American retailer plans to cut several thousand jobs over the next two years in an effort to cut $2 billion in costs, CNBC reported.

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<![CDATA[Contest for Startups and Entrepreneurs ]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:55:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/comcast+generic+logo.jpg
For the second year in a row, Comcast Business is looking for the country’s most innovative startup companies to compete in the Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs competition.]]>
<![CDATA[LA Developer Wants to Buy Revel Casino]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:40:36 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
A Los Angeles developer involved in numerous downtown projects there has made an 11th-hour bid to buy Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Coalition Slams Comcast, Time Warner Cable Merger]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:17:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/comcast-1203.jpg
New net neutrality rules may have been adopted by the Federal Communications Commission, but that isn't stopping one group from speaking out against the proposed $45 billion Comcast and Time Warner Cable...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Shipping to Cuba?]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:10:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009644555_1200x675_407349315789.jpg
A new feature on the website hints that they soon could begin allowing shipments to Cuba.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC10 @ Issue: FL Stealing Jobs From PA?]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 04:50:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009633784_1200x675_406543427568.jpg
Florida's governor wants to lure jobs away from Pennsylvania and he recently visited Philadelphia to try and convince local companies to move to the Sunshine State. Matt Cabrey, Executive Director of Select...]]>
<![CDATA[Bill Gates Tops Forbes' Billionaire List Again]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:19:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/248*120/tlmd_20130122_bill_gates.jpg
The world's richest person got even richer this year. Forbes said Monday that Bill Gates's net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 from $76 billion last year. That put him at the top of the magazine's list...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Blue Horizon: Historic, But Not Quite Historic Enough]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:19:12 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/PHI+blue+horizon+bldg.jpg
When I drive by the Legendary Blue Horizon on N. Broad Street I can't help but wonder: What's the next chapter for such a historic building?

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<![CDATA[Pennsylvania Considers Foray Into Online Gaming]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 06:23:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/KNSD_Online_Gambling_Could_Become_Le_012612_61_mezzn_722x406_2190628508.jpg
Gamblers in Pennsylvania may soon be able to wager on everything from Texas hold'em to slots, all from a computer or smartphone.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly District Nets $42M From Selling Schools]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 06:26:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/classroom5.jpg
The George W. Childs Elementary School at 17th and Tasker in South Philadelphia once resonated with the sounds of more than 500 students traipsing its halls and reciting their lessons.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Design Of Pennovation Center Gets Approval]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:21:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Pennovation+Center.jpg
The University of Pennsylvania's Pennovation Center will move ahead and its design was approved by the school's board.

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<![CDATA[Philadelphia Parking Authority Calls for New Taxi Rules]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:02:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009623683_1200x675_405793859837.jpg
The Philadelphia Parking Authority is calling for new taxi rules to help the taxi companies remain competitive against newcomers like Uber and Lyft.]]>
<![CDATA[Penn's Tuition Jumping 4 Percent]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:47:40 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009622398_1200x675_405728835947.jpg
The University of Pennsylvania will increase its tuition next year by 4 percent.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Company That Tried To Buy PGW Gets Acquired For $3 Billion]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:53:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/PGW.jpg
UIL Holdings, the Connecticut company that was trying to buy Philadelphia Gas Works last year, just got bought by a Spanish utility

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<![CDATA[Chrysler Vehicles to be Shipped from Port of Wilmington]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:43:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/Chrysler1.jpg
The Port of Wilmington has secured a multiyear contract to export Chrysler vehicles to the Middle East.

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<![CDATA[Camelback Looks to Hire 600 for New Water Park]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:15:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/searworldwp2.jpg
Camelback Resort is hosting a job fair on Friday evening and Saturday morning from to fill 600 positions for its new indoor water park Aquatopia that opens this April.

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<![CDATA[Judge Orders J&J Subsidiary to Pay $136M for Deceptive Marketing]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:01:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/94599045.jpg
A Johnson & Johnson subsidiary should pay the state $136 million over deceptive drug marketing of an anti-psychotic drug, South Carolina's highest court ruled this week, upholding penalties against the...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly's Han Dynasty to Open 2nd NYC Eatery]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:20:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/196*120/Han+Dynasty+Glass.JPG
Han Dynasty, the Sichuan restaurant that originated in Old City, will be opening its second New York location this year. It could even come in the next two months.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Union Accuses SugarHouse of Using Surveillance Cams on Supporters]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:02:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sugar_house_casino_robbery.jpg
The management at SugarHouse Casino is being accused of using its surveillance cameras to spy on union supporters.]]>
<![CDATA[Lawmakers Try to Privatize Pa. Liquor]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:23:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/liquor+bottles+store.jpg
For the second time in two years, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Thursday sent a proposal to privatize the operations of much of the state-controlled wine and liquor store system, but it faces...

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<![CDATA[Lights, Camera, Blossom! Films Inspire Philly Flower Show]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:54:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP96455536464.jpg
Floral and garden designers are paying homage to Disney and Pixar films at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens Saturday with the theme "Celebrate the Movies."

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<![CDATA[KFC to Serve Edible Coffee Cups in U.K.]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:29:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/kfc+edible+coffee+cup+scoff-ee.jpg
Chicken lovers in the United Kingdom have a new treat to try -- edible coffee cups that will be served at KFC restaurants.

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<![CDATA[Rutgers Employees in the $1M a Year Club]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:18:36 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rutgers+university+generic+FB+courtesy.jpg
A new study of salaries at Rutgers University finds that 17 employees, including 14 doctors and three athletic coaches, have salaries over $1 million per year.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Muslim Woman May Prevail Over Dress Code]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:53:27 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/187128584.jpg
It appears as if the U.S. Supreme Court may rule against Abercrombie & Fitch in an employee discrimination case brought by a Muslim woman who was rejected for a job because she wore a black headscarf to...

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<![CDATA[Liquor License Granted to Pennsylvania Supermarket]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:07:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009605227_1200x675_404709443866.jpg
A Delaware County Wegmans scheduled to open in September will be allowed to open a pub.]]>
<![CDATA[Conference Focuses on More Jobs for Young People]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:29:42 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Delaware+Gov+Jack+Markell.JPG
Gov. Jack Markell is representing Delaware at a national conference focused on creating more job and career opportunities for young people

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Consider Liquor Privatization]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:59:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/liquor+bottles+store.jpg
Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering another proposal to privatize the operations of much of the state-run wine and liquor store system.

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<![CDATA[Pa.'s Sheetz Celebrates Milestone]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:15:16 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Sheetz+Conveneince+Store+Wide.JPG
The Pennsylvania-based Sheetz convenience store chain is looking to double its store total after opening its 500th location.

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<![CDATA[Southwest Airlines Grounding Lifted]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:10:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009594267_1200x675_404043331608.jpg
Federal aviation officials announced that Southwest airlines will be alllowed to continue flying planes that the airline previously failed to conduct safety inspections on as long as they get their back-up...]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Drugmaker Grants Free License to HIV Medicine]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:05:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/022309+AIDS+HIV+Ribbon.jpg
Drugmaker Merck has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to be made and sold inexpensively for use in young children in poor countries hard hit by the AIDS virus.

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<![CDATA[Flourtown Farmer's Market on the Move]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:01:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP742732234097_Veggies.jpg
Members of the Springfield Township community, is celebrating their victory to keep a farmers market from leaving town.

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<![CDATA[Residents Await Plans for Former EPPI Building in East Falls ]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:20:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/223*120/realestate1112.jpg
Settlement was made last month for the purchase of the site of the former Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute in East Falls by NewCourtland Senior Services.

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<![CDATA[Penn State Arena Wants to Serve Booze]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:09:34 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BeerWine-1029.jpg
Penn State is asking the state Liquor Control Board for a license to sell beer and wine at the Bryce Jordan Center.

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<![CDATA[Bitter Cold Causing Produce Shortage]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:13:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009584240_1200x675_403431491702.jpg
Some area grocery stores may be short on fruits and vegetables because the bitter cold winter is effecting the supply and demand.]]>
<![CDATA[Pipeline Construction Set to Begin in April]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:10:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009583205_1200x675_403397187937.jpg
The Transco pipeline will stretch from Pennsylvania to New Jersey and heat about 2 million homes.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Philly Restaurants Land on Outstanding List]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:19:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PHI+marc+vetri.jpg
Two Philadelphia restaurants have been listed among GQ magazine's 25 Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[Alaska Becomes 3rd State to Legalize Marijuana]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:05:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/143185314.jpg
A ballot measure approved by Alaska voters to legalize the recreational use of marijuana took effect on Tuesday. Adults 21 and older are now allowed to possess up to an ounce of pot and up to six plants. Smoking

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<![CDATA[Fla. Gov. Comes to Pa. to Poach Jobs]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:08:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Florida+Governor+Rick+Scott.JPG
Florida Gov. Rick Scott comes to Philadelphia with an offer of a one-way ticket to the Florida State for businesses looking to lessen tax burdens.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[King of Prussia Mall Expansion Making Progress]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:44:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/King+of+Prussia+Mall+Expansion.jpg
The expansion of the King of Prussia Mall is a project of numbers and those figures add up to a development that is large, complicated and multifaceted.

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<![CDATA[The Extra Cost of Traffic Tickets]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:08:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009574361_1200x675_402850371691.jpg
A new report commissioned by insurancequotes.com takes a look at how much your insurance can be hiked if you get a ticket for a moving violation.]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor Nutter Pushes for More Summer Jobs for Philadelphia's Youth]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:00:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009574387_1200x675_402853443833.jpg
Mayor Michael Nutter is encouraging more local businesses in Philadelphia to hire young people for summer jobs.]]>
<![CDATA[Fla. Gov. Looks to Pluck Jobs From Pa.]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:34:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_rick_scott_edited_3.jpg
Florida Governor Rick Scott is visiting Philadelphia with the intent to attract business to the Sunshine State. NBC10's Matt Delucia reports Pennsylvania officials say this a political stunt aimed to convince...

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<![CDATA[Montgomery County Officials to Decide Future of Farmer's Market]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:31:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009572876_1200x675_402831427582.jpg
A big turnout is expected at a hearing that will decide the future of the Flourtown Farmer's Market in Springfield Township, Montgomery County.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly-Area Homes Selling at Fastest Pace in 3 Years]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:20:40 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/For+Sale+Sign+generic.jpg
The residential market continued to show signs of strength throughout the Philadelphia region as low interest rates and an improving economy helped lift the housing sector, according to a year-end report...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[KOP Mall Expansion Making Progress]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:36:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/193*120/KOP+expansion.png
The expansion of the King of Prussia Mall is a project of numbers and those figures add up to a development that is large, complicated and multifaceted.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Rowan University Makes $1.2B For New Jersey, Study Says]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:14:44 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/227*120/Rowan+University+Generic+Rowan.JPG
A new report shows that Rowan University is having a major impact on New Jersey's economy.

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<![CDATA[Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:33:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chargers+raiders+stadium+rendering+13.jpg
News that rival professional football teams the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are joining forces on a proposal that could have them share a Southern California stadium surprised many when it...

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<![CDATA[Another Revel Deal is Dead]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:25:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
A bankruptcy court judge on Thursday approved Revel AC's termination of a deal to sell the shuttered gambling resort to Glenn Straub's Polo North Country Club for $95.4 million.

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<![CDATA[Steel Pier Expansion to Cater to Family-Fun]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:25:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/steel.pier.jpg
Atlantic City Council has approved plans for the Steel Pier Expansion]]>
<![CDATA[Decison Expected in Revel Deal]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:19:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
A judge is expected to rule if Revel Casino can create a deal to sale to a developer.]]>
<![CDATA[Cuba's New Luxury Niche: Elite Jumping Horses]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:48:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Horse+7+AP452791192389_0.jpg
After Fidel Castro banned horse racing, the sport picked back up in 2005. Through horse racing, Cuba has found a way to gain badly needed foreign currency.

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<![CDATA[Elite Jumping Horses of Cuba ]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:32:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP247924812525_CubaHorses.jpg
Already renowned for fine rum and fancy cigars, Cuba is carving out a new luxury niche that is attracting Latin American elites to the communist-run island: elite jumping horses.

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<![CDATA[Toy Museum Announces Video Game Hall of Fame ]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:31:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Video+Game+generic.jpg
The museum that houses the National Toy Hall of Fame announced Tuesday the creation of the World Video Game Hall of Fame to recognize the impact games like "Pong" and "Grand Theft Auto" have on culture...

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<![CDATA[Developer to Reveal AC Pier Shops Plans]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:17:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/pier-shops-at-caesars_1.jpg
Developer Bart Blatstein, who bought the Pier Shops at Caesars in Atlantic City, will release his plans for the retail space.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Developers Sought for Festival Pier Site]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:03:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/183*120/Festival+Pier+Delaware+River+Development.JPG
The Delaware River Waterfront Corp. is seeking to gauge the interest level in developing Festival Pier, a prime 11-acre site that juts out into the river.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Developer Has $43M Plan for Philly's Divine Lorraine]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:18:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/Divine+Lorraine.JPG
E.B. Realty Management, the owner of the Divine Lorraine, is hopeful a proposed $43-million redevelopment of the property will finally begin in May.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Meet La Salle's 1st Female President]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:18:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Colleen+Hanycz+La+Salle.jpg
La Salle University named Colleen M. Hanycz as president, the first female president in the school's 152-year history. She's also the first layperson to lead the organization.

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<![CDATA[Airline to Serve 'Spirit' of Philly-Atlanta Route]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:09:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/455db3f38c014d4791457ff5b2b374ff.jpg
A discount airline is about to offer Philadelphia travelers another way to get to one of America’s busiest airports.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Saladworks Files for Bankruptcy]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:29:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Saladworks.jpg
Saladworks filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del.

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<![CDATA[It's Time To 'Know Your Value']]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:29:40 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009526742_1200x675_400393795599.jpg
Mika Brzezinski host of "Morning Joe" talks about the "Know Your Value" Tour; a daylong event in five cities including Philly.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[DNC Becomes a Question of Staying Open or Renting Out Spaces]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:40:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/open_sign1.jpg
The Democratic Party settled on Philadelphia to host its 2016 national convention. And while it will be a major economic boon (to the tune of up to $300 million say experts), the city's restaurateurs will...]]>
<![CDATA[How Presidents Day Went From Patriotism to Commercialism]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 07:51:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/george+washington1.jpg
Here’s the first thing you need to know about Presidents Day: there's no national holiday of that name. Under federal law, it’s still known as Washington’s Birthday.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Third Comcast Skyscraper Possibly in the Works]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:35:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Comcast+third+skyscraper+building+purchased.jpg
Liberty Property Trust has been quietly assembling a series of properties at 19th and Arch streets in Center City for what many speculate could be the site of the third skyscraper for Comcast Corp.

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<![CDATA[Odds Against Casinos Hitting Financial Expectations]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:00:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_gambling_casino_horario_noticia_chicago.jpg
For anyone betting on the Northeast's casino bonanza, the odds are long on projects hitting financial expectations.

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<![CDATA[Princeton Considers Mandating Fee on Plastic Shopping Bags]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:54:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CA-PLASTIC-BAG-BAN-VO---00002727.jpg
Princeton is considering an ordinance requiring shoppers to pay 10 to 25 cents to use a plastic bag.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Local University President Resigns]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 09:56:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/widener+president.jpg
Widener University President James T. Harris III will resign his post at the end of July to become president of the University of San Diego effective August 1, the school said Friday.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[CHOP's Building Boom Begins in New Jersey]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:20:34 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/chop2.jpg
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has opened its $19.8 million CHOP Specialty Care Center in Plainsboro, N.J., the first of six health care facilities the pediatric medical center plans to open this year.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Schools Miss Top 25 Rank]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:22:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_universidades20.jpg
A new report from The Business Journals ranks the nation's four-year public colleges, but not one regional university made it in the Top 10, or even Top 25.]]>
<![CDATA[$564 Million Powerball Jackpot Winners]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:40:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009486526_1200x675_397898819954.jpg
Three Powerball tickets sold matched all six of Wednesday night's winning numbers. Lottery officials say those tickets were sold in Texas, North Carolina and Puerto Rico. Winning numbers: 11, 13, 25, 39, 54 and...]]>
<![CDATA[PHA Expands Payment Options]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:58:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/writing-check-generic.jpg
In an attempt to help tenants pay their rent on time and establish good credit, the Philadelphia Housing Authority has created new ways to pay, one of which includes a Rezzcard.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Biopharma Firm Moves to Philly Suburb]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:11:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Servicios-Dentales.jpg
The Philadelphia area has given birth to more than 100 biotechnology and specialty pharmaceutical companies with help from the region's healthy supply of research institutions, academic medical centers and drug...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Next Step in Royal Theater Development]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 22:36:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Royal-Theater-Development.jpg
Philadelphia is getting ready to announce a new race director to take over responsibility for producing the city's annual professional bike race.

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<![CDATA[Airport Selling 260 Acres for FedEx Plant]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:09:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP371941329351.jpg
An eastern Pennsylvania airport authority is selling about 260 acres of airport-owned land for almost $9.9 million for a planned FedEx ground distribution hub.

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<![CDATA[Pa. Tool Company to Cut Costs, Offers Buyouts]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:12:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/121108-Generic-Office.jpg
Kennametal Inc. is offering 1,000 salaried U.S. workers buyouts to cut costs after reporting a $388 million loss for the quarter that ended in December.

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<![CDATA[Revel Future Murky After Extension Denial]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:12:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/revel_casino_722x406_2213041138.jpg
The future of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel is murkier than ever following one court ruling and the lack of another one.

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<![CDATA[Bankrupt Radio Shack Will Honor Gift Cards for Now]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:44:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009479845_1200x675_397375555591.jpg
Radio Shack plans to close more than 2,000 stores after filing for bankruptcy and will honor any unused gift cards through early March.]]>
<![CDATA[No More Free Parking in West Chester]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:44:58 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/196*120/parkingmeter5.JPG
Auto pay stations will be installed in parking garages in West Chester, ending free late-night parking.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Mall Getting a Whole New Look]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:17:27 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009477929_1200x675_397260867561.jpg
Demolition crews may be starting their work on the Granite Run Mall in Delaware County as early as the fall to make way for an upscale town center with apartments, stores, restaurants and a new movie theater.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA['Manayunk Wall' Bike Race to Get New Director]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:30:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/newsworks+bike+race+01232013.jpg
Philadelphia is getting ready to announce a new race director to take over responsibility for producing the city's annual professional bike race.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Drexel Student's Startup to Be on 'Shark Tank' ]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 05:32:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/174*120/PHI+drexel+flag+on+campus.jpg
Student entrepreneur Christopher Gray announced Monday on his Facebook page that he will be appearing on Shark Tank to pitch his scholarship app Scholly.

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<![CDATA[Hess Planning to Sell Landmark Building]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 05:29:12 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/For+Sale+Sign+generic.jpg
A landmark commercial building in central New Jersey is now on the market.

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<![CDATA[Revel Sale to be Killed Tuesday Morning]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:32:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
The owners of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel say they will cancel a deal Tuesday morning to sell it to a Florida developer.

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<![CDATA[Gas Prices Jump 13 Cents a Gallon]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 20:56:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/low+gas+prices1.jpg
The average price of a regular gallon of gas jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.20, ending a sustained drop. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that a rebound in the price of crude oil caused...

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<![CDATA[School Officials Consider Selling Ad Space on Buses]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 09:04:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_school_bus_generic1.jpg
Sayreville school officials are considering selling ad space, including on its buses, to raise money.

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<![CDATA[A-Treat: Area Soda Company Could Survive]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 23:56:16 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009443870_1200x675_395524675947.jpg
The Allentown soda company, A-Treat, could be making a big comeback thanks to a new owner.]]>
<![CDATA[Wildwood, Attractions Company Battle It Out]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 22:50:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009443931_1200x675_395523139896.jpg
There is an ongoing legal battle between Wildwood and the Point Break Group, a company they hired for attractions]]>
<![CDATA[Revel Nightclub Owners Want to Stay]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:16:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/79dfff2caeb3420f8357176883f1da48.jpg
The bankruptcy sale of the shuttered Revel Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, could be threatened by a ruling from a federal appeals court Friday supporting the owners of a former popular nightclub...

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<![CDATA[46,000 Bagel Packs Recalled Due to Allergy Risk]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 17:14:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bagel2.jpg
Pepperidge Farm is recalling about 46,000 packages of bagels because they may contain peanuts or almonds that could set off a serious allergic reaction.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[50 Projects That Will Change Philly]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:01:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/philly-skyline.jpg
In late January, the Philadelphia Business Journal identified 50 projects that are transforming the region. Sure, the new Comcast skyscraper and Live! Casino were no-brainers, but we wanted to know if we'd...]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Company to Raise $1B for Creative Office Space]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:04:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/philly+skyline+from+schuylkill.jpg
Resource America Inc. has filed a shelf registration to form a real estate investment trust that will focus on investing in creative office spaces.

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<![CDATA[Woman Who Discovered Lady Gaga Gets Millions]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 11:14:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlm_tatuajes_fam_62.jpg
A federal judge in New Jersey has upheld a $7.3 million award owed by Lady Gaga's first producer and former boyfriend to the Hollywood songwriter with whom he promised to split profits for discovering her.

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<![CDATA[Christie Vetoes 'Made in America' Bills]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 18:07:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chris+christie+iteam+sept+18.jpg
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a series of bills that would have required state and bistate entities to buy American-made products when spending public money.

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<![CDATA[Radio Shack Files for Bankruptcy]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:09:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/radioshack3.jpg
Struggling electronics retailer RadioShack has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and says it will sell up to 2,400 stores. The Fort Worth, Texas, company said Thursday that it had filed a motion...

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