<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/businessen-usThu, 29 Jun 2017 01:49:36 -0400Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:49:36 -0400NBC Local Integrated Media<![CDATA[Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access]]>Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:26:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ubergeneric_2016_1200x675.jpg
A Washington, D.C.-based civil rights group has filed a lawsuit against Uber under the American with Disabilities Act —which prohibits discrimination against those with disabilities— alleging that the...

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<![CDATA[Ex-Pharmaceutical CEO Accused at Trial of Cheating Investors]]>Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:33:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17177457806485.jpg
"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is either a con man who scammed hedge fund investors of millions or a nerdy genius who made them even richer. The conflicting portraits were offered Wednesday at opening statements of...

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<![CDATA[Office Supplies Chain Staples Sold for $6.9 Billion]]>Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:43:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/55827006.jpg
Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is buying office supplies chain Staples for $6.9 billion. The companies said Wednesday that shareholders of Framingham, Massachusetts-based Staples will get $10.25...

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<![CDATA[European Commission Hits Google With $2.7B Fine]]>Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:39:19 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Google27.jpg
European regulators have handed down a record-setting $2.7 billion fine against Google. The web browser's shopping service acted in an anti-competitive manner, the commission said. They are giving Google 90 days

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<![CDATA[EU Slaps Record $2.7B Fine on Google]]>Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:39:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Google27.jpg
The European Union's competition watchdog has slapped a record $2.72 billion fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service. European regulators said Tuesday...

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<![CDATA[Qatar Airways Interested in 'Significant' Stake in American Airlines]]>Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:36:33 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/647190268-American-Airlines-generic.jpg
State-owned Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight of deals that size. American said in a regulatory filing Thursday that the bid...

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<![CDATA[Big Banks Survive Stress Tests]]>Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:16:26 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-82842797.jpg
U.S. banks passed the first round of stress tests issued by the Federal Reserve to determine whether the banks could survive potential recessions, according to CNBC. The results released Thursday showed...

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<![CDATA[Uber Searches for a New CEO in Wake of Kalanick's Departure]]>Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:54:10 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mayer-wojcicki-0621.jpg
Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO. That's a lot for...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[Why A German Cidery Made its U.S. Debut in Philadelphia ]]>Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:25:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/beer123.jpg
A German cidery made its United States debut in Philadelphia, brought to the city by the same New York-based company that also introduced a cohort of five German craft breweries to our region.]]>
<![CDATA[US Pushes China to Rein in Companies That Deal With N. Korea]]>Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:29:26 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chinaUSnorthkorea_1200x675.jpg
The U.S. pushed China Wednesday to rein in companies that deal with North Korea after President Donald Trump tweeted ahead of the high-level talks that Beijing's efforts to sway its wayward ally weren't...

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<![CDATA[Growing Greater Philadelphia: We Make It All (Full Episode)]]>Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:44:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NEW_GGP_Full_Show_6.21_FOR_WEB_1200x675_972081731608.jpg
The Philadelphia region has been a manufacturing hub for more than a century. Today, it’s not only big companies that are producing products for the world. Start-ups are getting their companies ready...]]>
<![CDATA[Uber CEO Kalanick Steps Down Amid Investor Pressure]]>Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:20:47 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TravisKalanickFile.jpg
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned from his position at the ride-hailing app company he co-founded, Kalanick said in a statement Tuesday. Kalanick's exit came under pressure from investors amid accusations of a...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: NBC10's Growing Greater Philadelphia ]]>Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:04:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GGP_Ton_Web.jpg
From the city to the suburbs, our region is thriving. Across Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, a historic transformation is underway and you're part of it.]]>
<![CDATA[Diners Prefer Fast Food to Sit-Down Restaurants: Survey]]>Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:35:57 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-509058622-chipotle.jpg
When it comes to food, more Americans are looking for convenience over quality these days. NBC News reports that satisfaction with full-service restaurants has reached its lowest point in 10 years, according to...

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<![CDATA[Uber Adds Option to Tip Drivers]]>Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:26:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/UBER+PAYOUT+3.jpg
Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.

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<![CDATA[Amazon Strikes Again; the Dressing Room in Your House]]>Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:52:30 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazondressingroom_1200x675.jpg
Amazon is increasingly claiming territory once held exclusively by department stores and it's doing so again, essentially placing a dressing room in your house. Amazon is testing a new service for Prime members...

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<![CDATA[Ken Gets Makeover: Cornrows, Beefy Bod and New Skin Tones]]>Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:33:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/2017Ken_Photogroup.jpg
He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention. Mattel is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, giving him new skin tones, body shapes and hair styles.

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<![CDATA['Love at First Sight' for Whole Foods and Amazon: CEO]]>Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:32:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazon-whole-foods.jpg
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey says the deal to be acquired by Amazon was the result of a "whirlwind courtship." Mackey made the remarks during a town hall with Whole Foods employees after the $13.7 billion...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Buys Whole Foods: What That Means for Grocery Prices]]>Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:01:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/whole-foods-market2.jpg
Analysts predict big changes for grocers following Amazon’s surprise purchase of Whole Foods, NBC News reported. But they also say there is a clear winner here: Shoppers. "This was a very exciting announcement...

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<![CDATA[Time Warner Just Handed Snapchat a $100 Million Lifeline]]>Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:26:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/snapchat_1200x675.jpg
Snap, the company behind the social media app Snapchat, saw a spike in its shares on Monday after the announcement of a new deal with Time Warner. The deal is valued at $100 million, people familiar with...

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<![CDATA[Family-Owned Company Sells Suburban Philly Newspapers ]]>Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:20:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/newspapers-generic-stack.jpg
Family-owned Calkins Media is selling its six daily newspapers in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh suburbs.

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<![CDATA[Dow Hits Another Record High at Open as Tech Stocks Bounce]]>Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:00:10 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wall-street-sign.jpg
The Dow Jones industrial average continued its march upward Monday, opening at a record high that top's last week's milestone of 21,391.97, CNBC reported. The S&P 500 opened up 0.4 percent, leaving it...

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<![CDATA[Fake NJ Cancer Charity to Shut Down, Pay $350,000: AG]]>Sat, 17 Jun 2017 09:19:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/Generic-Breast-Cancer-Ribbon.jpg
Breast Cancer Survivors Foundation, based in New Jersey, was founded in 2010 and by 2014, was raising about $3 million a year.

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<![CDATA[Cigna Names Market President for Cigna for PA, DE, WV, Ohio]]>Sat, 17 Jun 2017 09:02:07 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP1113122134434989%282%29.jpg
Cigna has named Monica Schmude as market president for the states of Delaware, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, providing senior leadership for Cigna's growing presence in these geographies.

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<![CDATA[Philly School District, Teachers Union Tentative Contract]]>Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:20:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/School+District+of+Philadlephia.jpg
The president of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers and School District of Philadelphia announced Friday that they have reached a tentative contract agreement.

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<![CDATA[BankWork$: Free Banking Career Training Program]]>Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:59:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Free_Banking_Career_Training_Program_In_Philly.jpg
The Philadelphia OIC is partnering with Bankwork$, for a free banking career training program for people from inner-citys.]]>
<![CDATA[US Treasury Department Releases FAQ on Cuba Changes]]>Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:49:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-79836422.jpg
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control released a series of frequently asked questions regarding President Donald Trump's changes to the U.S. policy toward Cuba Friday, as the...

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<![CDATA[The Costs Of Being A Dad]]>Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:57:45 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dad-generic-and-son-shaving.jpg
Welcome to parenthood. You are a proud new father, simultaneously overjoyed and terrified. Since you are now responsible for another human being, you should know that the estimate of what it will cost to...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Toll Bros. in Hot Water Over Home Damage in Bucks County ]]>Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:01:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/206*120/toll+bros.jpg
A group of Bucks County residents are taking action against their home builder — Horsham, Pa.-based Toll Brothers — over claims of improper building practices that have caused thousands of dollars in water...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[NJ Rehab, Nursing Center Closing; Eliminating 323 Jobs]]>Fri, 16 Jun 2017 08:10:47 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mt+Laurel+Rehab.JPG
A South Jersey nursing and rehabilitation center is closing after receiving a notice that it is being decertified from participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs by the Department of Health and...

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<![CDATA[NJ Company Recalls 32,000 Pounds of Meat Products]]>Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:49:18 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-816900161.jpg
A New Jersey company is recalling nearly 32,000 pounds of precooked meat products that might contain milk, which is not listed on the product labels.

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<![CDATA['White Skittles' for U.K. Pride Month Are Drawing Backlash]]>Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:07:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/skittles-and-tesco-crop.jpg
An all-white, limited edition of Skittles sold in the U.K. has ignited internet debate over what some critics are calling a tone-deaf marketing scheme to celebrate LGBT Pride month. Skittles partnered...

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<![CDATA[CHOP, Comcast Recruiting Could Be Hurt Under Wage Equity Law]]>Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:18:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Comcast+center.jpg
The ability of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel University and Comcast to recruit new hires and offer them competitive job packages could be hurt by the city's new wage equity law.]]>
<![CDATA[Nike to Cut About 2 Percent of its Global Workforce]]>Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:15:03 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/nikeshoesdisplay_1200x675.jpg
Nike has announced a new business structure which includes cutting 2 percent of its global workforce on Thursday, CNBC reported. The new structure will focus on serving consumers in 12 cities across 10...

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<![CDATA[China Overturns Rejections of 9 Trump Trademarks]]>Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:42:06 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chinatrumptrademark_1200x675.jpg
The Chinese government has granted preliminary approval for nine Donald Trump trademarks it had previously rejected, in whole or in part, The Associated Press found, a turn that is likely to fuel further...

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PBJ.COM]]><![CDATA[Court Again Rules in Favor of City in Philly Soda Tax Suit]]>Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:41:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/soda-generic.jpg
The city is lowering its projections for revenue from Philadelphia's new tax on sweetened drinks, saying it will bring in less than had been anticipated.

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<![CDATA[Earlier Hours Sell Alcohol in Delaware?]]>Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:42:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/liquor0328.jpg
The state House is set to vote on a bill expanding the hours for Sunday alcohol sales.

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<![CDATA[New Smirnoff Ad Winks at Russian Meddling Probe, Trump]]>Tue, 13 Jun 2017 06:42:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/smirnoff+crop.JPG
Smirnoff vodka has a new ad campaign that references the investigation into Russian interference in last year's U.S. presidential campaign. Pictures of bus stop and billboard ads have been posted to social...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[NJ Sears, Kmart Closing as Part of Nationwide Trend]]>Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:22:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/searsAP_17131750347074.jpg
One Sears and two Kmart locations in South Jersey will shut their doors as part of the national retailer's latest store closure announcement.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[Bucks lawyer disbarred After Sentenced to Prison for Fraud]]>Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:20:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PA+Supreme+Court++copy.jpg
A Bucks County lawyer sentenced to prison almost two years ago for defrauding a client’s estate of more than $2.3 million was disbarred by consent.

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<![CDATA[Uber's Number Two, Emil Michael, Leaves Company]]>Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:46:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/uberemil.jpg
Uber Chief Business Officer Emil Michael has left the company, according to an email obtained by the New York Times and confirmed by NBC News. Michael will be replaced by David Richter. Uber’s Board of Directors...

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<![CDATA[Gymboree Files For Bankruptcy]]>Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:26:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_GYMBOREE_BANKRUPT_061217_3-149729151860300001.jpg
Children's clothing retailer Gymboree has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and says it may close up to 450 stores.]]>
<![CDATA[Longtime GE CEO Stepping Down After Transforming the Company]]>Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:16:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/armus-ge-ceo.jpg
General Electric says Jeff Immelt is stepping down as CEO and John Flannery, president and CEO of the conglomerate's health care unit, will take over the post in August. The 61-year-old Immelt will stay on...

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<![CDATA[FDA Asks Endo Pharmaceutical to Get Rid of Opioid]]>Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:29:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16271837996563.jpg
U.S. regulators want a narcotic painkiller involved in the opioid epidemic off the market amid data showing that people continue to abuse it.

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<![CDATA[Verizon Wants to Make Web Ad Dollars With Yahoo Purchase]]>Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:16:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/armus-verizon.jpg
Verizon has a simple goal in buying Yahoo: It wants to challenge Google and Facebook in the huge and lucrative field of digital advertising. But Verizon faces its own challenge in doing so, given that it will be...

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<![CDATA[Layoffs Could Total 1,000 as AOL and Yahoo Complete Merger]]>Wed, 07 Jun 2017 19:47:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_410810447126.jpg
Layoffs are expected to take place across AOL and Yahoo that could number up to 1,000 jobs, or 20 percent of the combined company, sources told Recode. The merger between the two companies — after Verizon bought...

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<![CDATA[Company Recalls Cashews Over Possible Glass in Snacks]]>Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:39:36 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/RECALL+ALERT.jpg
New Jersey-based Star Snacks Co. announced it is voluntarily recalling two lots of Southern Grove Cashew Halves and Pieces with Sea Salt due to the possibility of the presence of glass pieces.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[$19.3M Stock Sale: Montco Medical Device Maker Raises Funds]]>Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:39:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/222*120/Trice+Medical.jpg
Montgomery County medical device maker Trice Medical raised $19.3 million from a private stock sale, which it plans to use to take its mi-eye2 product national.

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<![CDATA[Mom Seeks Friends: New App Matches Moms]]>Wed, 07 Jun 2017 06:25:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/momswithkids_1200x675.jpg
A new app on the tech scene allows for new moms from different walks of life to connect with each other nearby in a Tinderesque fashion, reported NBC News. Peanut, a new app created by mom Michelle Kennedy...

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<![CDATA[NJ Store Dawa Changes Name After Wawa Lawsuit ]]>Mon, 05 Jun 2017 08:21:36 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Barrington+Wawa+31+Generic+Wawa+Generic.jpg
A New Jersey convenience store called Dawa has agreed to change its name after a lawsuit from Wawa, according to recently filed court documents.

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<![CDATA[Here's What to Expect From Apple’s Big Event Next Week]]>Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:36:07 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/applecompany_1200x675.jpg
Next week Apple is set to have its developer's conference, known as WWDC, where tech experts are expecting Apple to discuss new hardware and software, CNBC reported. Most likely, Apple will reveal its new...

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<![CDATA[Chinese Maker of Ivanka Trump Shoes Denies Labor Violations]]>Thu, 01 Jun 2017 06:38:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ivanka-trump-nordstrom1.jpg
A Chinese company that makes shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands denied allegations Thursday of excessive overtime and low wages made by three activists who have been arrested or disappeared. The Associated...

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<![CDATA[Taxpayers May Have Overpaid by $1B for EpiPen: Senator]]>Wed, 31 May 2017 16:56:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/epipen1.jpg
American taxpayers may have overpaid by as much as $1.27 billion for EpiPen anti-allergy devices over the course of a decade, a U.S. senator said Wednesday. That is nearly three times the $465 million...

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PBJ.COM]]><![CDATA[Soda Tax Revenue Falls to $6.5M in April ]]>Wed, 31 May 2017 16:03:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SodaGroceryTaxPhoto.jpg
The Philadelphia Beverage Tax brought in roughly $6.5 million in revenue for the city's universal pre-K and Rebuild programs in April.]]>
<![CDATA[Mylan Executives Receive Bonuses While EpiPen Prices Rise]]>Wed, 31 May 2017 16:32:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/epipen-generics.jpg
Huge paychecks were awarded to executives while backlash from consumers and the U.S. government escalated over prices Mylan charged for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment.

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<![CDATA[Coffee Shop's Sign Gets Cease-and-Desist From Dunkin']]>Wed, 31 May 2017 18:30:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd-dunkin-donuts-st.jpg+19+feb.jpg
A Massachusetts coffee shop owner says he received a cease-and-desist letter from Dunkin' Donuts claiming trademark infringement for riffing on the chain's catchphrase. Steve Copoulos tells the Sun Chronicle he...

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<![CDATA[Growing Pot Industry Offering Breaks to Minorities]]>Wed, 31 May 2017 17:07:18 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/AP_17145686450615.jpg
Oakland and other cities and states with legal pot are trying to make up for the toll marijuana enforcement took on minorities by giving them a better shot at joining the growing marijuana industry.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Kellogg's to Close Montco Facility, Cutting Nearly 300 Jobs ]]>Wed, 31 May 2017 12:11:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-494579023.jpg
Kellogg Co. will cut 292 jobs at its Horsham distribution center, according to a WARN notice the company provided to the state of Pennsylvania.

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<![CDATA[Hard Rock Wants to De-Trumpify President's Former Casino]]>Fri, 26 May 2017 12:21:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17095673519755-casino.jpg
When the casino opens in summer 2018, it will bear the signature Hard Rock logo and its ubiquitous guitars, and the dozens of domes, minarets and other Trump-style flourishes will be long gone.

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<![CDATA[How Best Buy Escaped the Retail Apocalypse]]>Thu, 25 May 2017 19:52:10 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Best+Buy+General+copy.jpg
Shares of Best Buy surged more than 20 percent Thursday after the company posted unexpected sales growth in same store locations. Best Buy is a retail anomaly because it's an enjoyable place to shop, CNBC...

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<![CDATA[Race Car Costs: The High Price of Fielding a Racing Team]]>Thu, 25 May 2017 11:54:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/indy500.jpg
Gentlemen, start your engines — of your money-munching machines. While waiting for the flag to drop at the Indianapolis 500 this Memorial Day weekend, are you fantasizing about becoming a race car driver?...

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<![CDATA[How Food Stamp Cuts Could Ripple Through the Economy]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 19:34:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/foto+grenerica+food+stamps+beneficios.jpg
A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle...

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<![CDATA[Serena Williams Accepts a New Challenge - in Silicon Valley]]>Thu, 25 May 2017 07:02:47 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/632915024-Serena-Williams-Australian-Open.jpg
Tennis star Serena Williams has 39 Grand Slam titles, four Olympic medals, major endorsement deals and her own line of clothing and accessories. Now she is embarking on a new mission: She says she wants to help...

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<![CDATA[Spots Where Kids Eat Free This Summer]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 07:47:53 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Summetime_Spots_Where_Kids_Eat_Free.jpg
Dining out with the family can be expensive. So, NBC10 has found spots in our area where kids can eat free this summer.]]>
<![CDATA[Free and Fun Tours for the Family]]>Tue, 23 May 2017 08:36:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Free_and_Fun_Tours_For_the_Family.jpg
We are taking a look at different factory and museum tours the whole family can enjoy including crayons, animals and, even, snacks.]]>
<![CDATA[21 Uber Drivers Arrested in Latest Crackdown in Hong Kong]]>Tue, 23 May 2017 03:50:16 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17061726925292-Uber.jpg
Hong Kong police launched a fresh crackdown Tuesday on Uber, arresting 21 drivers suspected of working for the ride-hailing giant in the Asian financial center. It's the latest regulatory headache for...

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<![CDATA[Penn Lands $9.2M Grant to Study Concussions]]>Mon, 22 May 2017 16:55:18 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Penn+concussions.PNG
Penn Medicine was awarded a $9.25 million grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to study the underlying mechanisms of concussions.

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<![CDATA[Mall Restaurant Owes Nearly $500K In Taxes: Report]]>Mon, 22 May 2017 13:07:16 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/taxdayGettyImages-511757628.jpg
A family-owned restaurant, a 20-year mainstay in the Cherry Hill Mall, has reportedly filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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<![CDATA[Fields Out at Ford; New CEO Hackett Known for Turnarounds]]>Mon, 22 May 2017 18:32:45 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17142634127676.jpg
The job of Ford's new CEO won't be easy: He will have to shore up the 114-year-old company's traditional auto business, but also invest in self-driving cars and other projects that could one day make that...

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<![CDATA[Oil Company Watches Over Pregnant Polar Bear Under Bridge]]>Fri, 19 May 2017 16:20:30 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/polarbear_alaskaoil_1200x675.jpg
A pregnant polar bear seeking to dig her maternity den chose an unlikely spot: a snow drift along a bridge leading to an artificial production island off the north coast of Alaska. As a threatened species...

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<![CDATA[Ford to Invest $350 Million in Michigan Plant]]>Fri, 19 May 2017 13:54:08 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fordfactory_1200x675.jpg
Ford is pumping $350 million into a plant outside of Detroit where a new transmission for fuel-efficient vehicles will be built. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker said Friday that the investment in the Livonia...

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<![CDATA[Tesla Workers Suffer Fainting Spells, Dizziness: Report]]>Thu, 18 May 2017 21:48:15 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-479833756-Musk.jpg
Workers at Tesla's car factory in California have been fainting, experiencing dizziness and even having seizures, often requiring medical attention. The symptoms have led to more than 100 calls for ambulances...

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<![CDATA[US Dollar Surges After Traders Speculate on Trump ]]>Thu, 18 May 2017 15:48:09 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/stockmarketsgeneric_1200x675.jpg
The U.S. dollar suddenly surged against the British pound and other currencies Thursday after the reemergence of former FBI Director James Comey saying Trump never asked to end the probe, reported CNBC. The...

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<![CDATA[Roger Ailes, Fox News Founder and Political Strategist, Dies]]>Thu, 18 May 2017 17:08:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ailes-GettyImages-142710763.jpg
Roger Ailes, the communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted last year for alleged...

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<![CDATA[Companies Stashing Bitcoin in Anticipation of Cyberattacks]]>Thu, 18 May 2017 08:11:47 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bitcoins.jpg
Companies are stockpiling bitcoins in preparation of future "ransomware" attacks, which have grown exponentially over the past few years, NBC News reported. According to cybersecurity experts and firms, about...

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Jr., Dubai Business Partner Discuss 'New Ideas']]>Thu, 18 May 2017 06:10:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17107692439758.jpg
Donald Trump Jr. traveled to Dubai and met a billionaire business partner in the city-state, discussing "new ideas" as the Emirati's real estate firm still lists possible plans for future joint projects...

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<![CDATA[Cisco to Cut 1,100 More Jobs Amid Worse-Than-Expected Outlook]]>Wed, 17 May 2017 19:28:18 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CISCO_AP_16229651180299.jpg
Cisco announced Wednesday that it will be cutting 1,100 employees as part of its expanded restructuring plan. The new job cuts come only months after the enterprise technology company cut 5,500 jobs —...

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<![CDATA[Stocks Suffer Worst Day of the Year Amid White House Chaos]]>Wed, 17 May 2017 16:14:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wall-street-sign.jpg
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower on Wednesday as investors digested the latest news out of Washington, with the Dow Jones averagine about 370 points lower, Goldman Sachs contributing the most losses, CNBC...

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PBJ.COM]]><![CDATA[Mega Wawa Coming to Busy City Corner]]>Wed, 17 May 2017 14:02:07 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/MArket+East+Wawa.JPG
The convenience store is expected to open in the spring of 2018.

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<![CDATA[Lucky Charms to Give Away Boxes with Marshmallows Only]]>Wed, 17 May 2017 13:45:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/luckycharms.jpg
General Mills is holding a contest to give away 10,000 boxes of Lucky Charms filled with only marshmallows.]]>
<![CDATA[Target's First-Quarter Profits Jump Nearly 8 Percent]]>Wed, 17 May 2017 13:08:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/target.png
Target's first-quarter profit rose almost 8 percent as attempts to turn its business around appear to be gaining some traction. Sales at established stores fell for the fourth consecutive quarter, but the...

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<![CDATA[Dubai Firm Wants to Haul 'Up for Grabs' Icebergs to Gulf]]>Thu, 18 May 2017 09:12:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/223*120/antartida-mitos-006.jpg
A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing sign of global warming,...

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<![CDATA[Outage Jolts Starbucks Customers at Some Stores]]>Tue, 16 May 2017 15:02:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/511143580-Starbucks-generic.jpg
Customers at some Starbucks shops hit a snag Tuesday while trying to fill up their coffee cups, CNBC reported. Registers were knocked offline by a technology update that was being installed overnight,...

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<![CDATA[Teen Clothing Retailer Rue 21 Restructuring Under Chapter 11]]>Tue, 16 May 2017 12:36:22 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rue21.JPG
Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing nearly 400 stores nationwide as it focuses more on its online business.

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<![CDATA[How to Stay Safe If an Active Shooter Comes to Your Job]]>Tue, 16 May 2017 10:57:09 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/active-shooter-training-GettyImages-567382253.jpg
Active shooter scenarios are unpredictable but now more and more businesses want to be prepared. One security consulting firm said inquiries about what to do have surged after recent workplace tragedies...

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<![CDATA[Ford to Cut Jobs as Sales Level Off, Stock Price Lags]]>Wed, 17 May 2017 15:52:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fordmotorcompanyfeuerherd.jpg
Ford is getting leaner as it faces an onslaught of challenges, from slowing U.S. sales to high-tech challengers to its own disgruntled shareholders. The 114-year-old automaker said Wednesday it is cutting 1,400...

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<![CDATA[Ford Plans to Slash Global Workforce by 10 Percent: Report]]>Tue, 16 May 2017 09:32:57 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ford-GettyImages-467038616.jpg
The Wall Street Journal reports that Ford Motor Co. is planning substantial job cuts in order to boost profits and raise its stock price. The newspaper says the cuts would target salaried employees and...

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<![CDATA[How Much Student Loan Debt do Philadelphians Owe?]]>Fri, 12 May 2017 18:26:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/student+loan+debt+philly.PNG
Philadelphians carry a median student loan debt of $19,678, according to a report released Wednesday by personal finance site WalletHub.

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<![CDATA[Penn Names New Leader for Abramson Cancer Center]]>Fri, 12 May 2017 13:14:03 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Penn+Abramson+Cancer+Center.PNG
The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania has found its new leader in-house.

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<![CDATA[Uptown Beer Garden Returns for 3rd Year]]>Fri, 12 May 2017 12:51:32 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bar-PBJ-Opening.PNG
Teddy Sourias — the restaurateur behind popular Philadelphia bars Bru Craft & Wurst and U-Bahn — is back for the return of his Uptown Beer Garden.

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<![CDATA[Philly City Council Votes to Replace Wells Fargo]]>Fri, 12 May 2017 12:31:52 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wells+Fargo+City+Council.PNG
Philadelphia City Council voted unanimously to approve legislation to remove Wells Fargo as the bank handling the City’s $2 billion payroll.

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<![CDATA[Atlantic County Municipalities to See Tax Hike]]>Fri, 12 May 2017 12:16:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Atlantic+City+Line+AN.PNG
Nearly every community in New Jersey's Atlantic County will see a jump in taxes this year as part of an effort to return $12.5 million to Atlantic City for its successful tax appeals.

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<![CDATA[Harley-Davidson and Urban Outfitters End T-Shirt Fight ]]>Wed, 10 May 2017 19:33:27 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Harley+davidson+urban+outfitters.jpg
Shoppers won't be seeing the Harley-Davidson emblem in Urban Outfitters any more.

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<![CDATA[Half-Billion Windows 10 Devices, But PC Slump Stunts Growth]]>Wed, 10 May 2017 18:30:08 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Microsoftsurfacenotebook_1200x675.jpg
Microsoft's latest version of Windows is faring better than its maligned predecessor, but the software's growth is still stunted by a shift away from personal computers. Windows 10 is now running on a...

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<![CDATA[Whole Foods Shakes Up Board as Key Sales Figure Falls Again]]>Wed, 10 May 2017 17:38:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Whole+Foods.png
Whole Food Markets on Wednesday announced a shakeup of its board and named a new CFO as it works to turn around its struggling business, which has seen seven straight quarters of same-store sales decline. Keith...

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<![CDATA[Federal Government Records $182.4 Billion Budget Surplus]]>Wed, 10 May 2017 14:48:07 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/treaaurydept1200x675.jpg
The federal government ran the second highest monthly surplus on record this April as tax revenues were pushed higher by a change in the deadline for corporate tax payments. In its monthly budget report,...

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<![CDATA[Snap Plunges on First Earnings Report as Public Company]]>Wed, 10 May 2017 17:41:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/snapchatonwallst_1200x675.jpg
Snap, parent company of social media site Snapchat, reported quarterly financial results for the first time on Wednesday, posting revenue that missed estimates and slower-than-expected user growth. Shares...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Fires Back at Wal-Mart, Lowers Free Shipping Minimum]]>Wed, 10 May 2017 09:02:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_93380942358.jpg
Amazon has lowered its free shipping threshold from $35 to $25, undercutting Wal-Mart by $10 and escalating a battle between the the e-commerce giant and the largest big-box retailer, CNBC reported. Earlier...

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<![CDATA[Trump's '8th Wonder of the World' Sells for Fraction of Cost]]>Wed, 10 May 2017 06:55:50 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Trump-Taj-Mahal-Casino.jpg
The Trump Taj Mahal, the Atlantic City casino that the real estate mogul built for $1.2 billion in 1990, went for 4 cents on the dollar when it was sold in March. Documents filed with the Securities and Exchange...

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<![CDATA[Buffett Faults United, But Sticks With Airlines Investments ]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 21:03:53 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/warrenbuffet_1200x675.jpg
Warren Buffett said Monday that United Airlines bungled the case of the passenger dragged off a plane last month, and he criticized the CEO's handling of the incident. Buffett also said airplanes "may...

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<![CDATA[Philly Startup Expanding Event Series]]>Tue, 09 May 2017 06:47:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philly+start+up+moving.jpg
Tiffanie Stanard wants to talk. The founder of Stimulus, a startup aimed at making it easier for small-to medium-sized organizations to find sponsorships and funding, plans to spark a six-city virtual...

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<![CDATA[Sinclair to Buy Tribune Media, Expanding Its Local TV Reach]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 16:06:28 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-51472633-1280.jpg
Sinclair Broadcast Group, already the nation's largest local TV station operator, wants to be even bigger. The company announced Monday that it will pay about $3.9 billion for Tribune Media and its 42 stations,...

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<![CDATA[Constitution Center, Historical Society Collaborate]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 16:07:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PBJ+New+Exhibit.PNG
National Constitution Center and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania have joined forces for a new exhibition.

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<![CDATA[Punching in Past 65: Older-Worker Rate Highest Since 1962]]>Sat, 06 May 2017 00:00:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/seniorcitizencomputer_1200x675.jpg
More Americans age 65 and over are still punching the clock, and the last time the percentage was this high was when John F. Kennedy was in the White House. Last month, 19 percent of Americans age 65 and...

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<![CDATA[Not Your Mom's Tupperware Party - Making Money on Facebook]]>Fri, 12 May 2017 09:43:53 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/facebook38.jpg
“When I started this new business, I didn’t know what to do, so I kept putting myself out there on Facebook."

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<![CDATA[Feds Probe Uber's Use of Fake App to Stymie City Inspectors]]>Fri, 05 May 2017 14:49:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ubergeneric_1200x675.jpg
The Justice Department is probing allegations that Uber used phony software to thwart city efforts to make sure the ride-hailing company follows local regulations. The city of Portland, Oregon, says in an April...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds Consumer Complaints: Contractor Complaints]]>Fri, 05 May 2017 09:16:19 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NBC10_Responds_Consumer_Complaints__Contractors.jpg
Harry Hairston and the NBC10 Responds Team hear plenty of complaints about people doing work on homes in the region. Here are some tips for when you need a contractor.]]>
<![CDATA[New York City Cafe Says Starbucks Stole Its Unicorn Drink ]]>Fri, 05 May 2017 09:18:50 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/511143580-Starbucks-generic.jpg
A Brooklyn cafe that created a "Unicorn Latte" is accusing Starbucks of "overshadowing" its health-conscious drink with the sugary Unicorn Frappuccino in a new lawsuit. The End, in New York City's Williamsburg...

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<![CDATA[Apple Pledges $1 Billion Boost to US Manufacturing ]]>Wed, 03 May 2017 19:28:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/188*120/apple-GettyImages-516837044.jpg
Apple plans to start a $1 billion fund to create more advanced manufacturing jobs in the United States, company CEO Tim Cook told “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on Wednesday. As CNBC reports, the fund fits...

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<![CDATA[Apple's Growing Cash Stash Spurs Talk of Huge Acquisition]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 23:57:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-539934868-cropped.jpg
As Apple's stash of cash grows, so does the possibility that the world's most valuable company will use some of the money for a huge acquisition that would expand its empire beyond iPhones and other gadgets. The...

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<![CDATA[Microsoft Takes Aim at Google With Laptop, Slim Windows]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 16:57:52 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/microsoftnewlaptop_1200x675.jpg
Microsoft is taking aim at Google as it introduced a Surface device for students and slimmed down Windows for the classroom. The new Surface Laptop is the first Surface device without a detachable keyboard.

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<![CDATA[In New Book, Ivanka Trump Gets Serious About Women at Work]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 10:30:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ivankatrump_1200x675.jpg
Ivanka Trump's first foray into self-help writing came in 2009 with "The Trump Card," a breezy compilation of workplace advice, stories about her dealmaker dad and a hefty dose of celebrity namedropping. But in...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Behind the Scenes: Victory Brewing]]>Thu, 04 May 2017 08:12:53 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000020627786_1200x675_936189507733.jpg
NBC10's Matt DeLucia takes a behind the scenes look at Victory Brewing Company in Chester County.]]>
<![CDATA[BBQ PayDays? Weird Candy Flavors Heading Your Way]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 09:15:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/HSY-Summer-PressRelease-Image_v02-A%5B6%5D-%281%29.jpg
Hershey's is debuting a new line of candy that involves barbecue, key-lime pie, cheesecake and other foodie favorites, Today reported. The candy company announced this week that it is rolling out a "Flavors of...

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PBJ.COM]]><![CDATA[Manco & Manco Readies New Pizza Shop as Owner Preps for Jail]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 06:53:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/210*120/e32ec3c362b446049066d609a597b753.jpg
Manco & Manco is a month away from opening its latest Ocean City, New Jersey pizza joint in a former Strand movie theater along the boardwalk – a milestone overshadowed by owner Charles Bangle's upcoming...

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<![CDATA[Bank Shares Rise After Trump Talks of Breaking Up Big Banks]]>Mon, 01 May 2017 16:31:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tru4AP_171015770945192.jpg
President Donald Trump said Monday he is "looking at" breaking up some of the nation's biggest banks, returning to a campaign promise that he'd since seemed to have put on the back burner. Major averages...

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<![CDATA[Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Is Out ]]>Mon, 01 May 2017 16:55:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/shinAP_17121692766357.jpg
Fox News Channel said Monday that co-president Bill Shine is out, the latest high-level departure at a network beset with charges of harassment and discrimination that have already claimed founding CEO...

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<![CDATA[Can't Decide Where to Eat? Local Entrepreneurs Launching App]]>Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:59:47 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/game+plan+app.png
When Josh Hoffman was an undergraduate at the University of Central Florida, one of the most annoying things he dealt with on a daily basis was deciding where to eat or go out with friends or his roommates.

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<![CDATA[Philly Hand-Rolled Ice Cream Shop to Open in South Jersey]]>Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:32:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sweet+charlies+ice+cream.PNG
A Philadelphia-born hand-rolled ice cream concept is making its way across the Delaware River to set up shop in South Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Hardware Giant Promises Hundreds of Jobs]]>Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:28:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ace+HArdware+Shower+Head.jpg
Ace Hardware is opening a northeastern U.S. distribution center in eastern Pennsylvania, that will create more than 200 jobs.

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<![CDATA[Plan to Turn Shuttered Casino Into Water Park Falls Through]]>Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:47:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/edt-AP424990904650.jpg
Sale of former Atlantic Club casino falls apart -- again.

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft Brings Business Boom to Center City]]>Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:46:57 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NFL_Draft_Brings_Business_Boom_to_Center_City.jpg
Some businesses are cashing in on the NFL Draft tallying double the receipts they normally have for a Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[YouTube Ad Boycott Could Spell Trouble for Alphabet's Google]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:11:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/youtube_generic_1200x675.jpg
YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child. It's not yet clear whether a recent ad boycott of YouTube...

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<![CDATA[Southwest Airlines Will Stop Overbooking Flights]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:31:45 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/southwest-airlines-new-livery-01.jpg
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines plans to end the common industry practice of overbooking flights. In a CNBC interview, Southwest CEO Gary Kelly said "I’ve made the decision and the company’s made the decision...

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<![CDATA[Airport Hopes to Expand in Time for Amazon Holiday Rush]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:24:59 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amazon+generic.jpg
A Pennsylvania airport that is part of Amazon's effort to build its own air cargo system is racing to build more space for the online retailer before the holiday shopping crunch.

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<![CDATA[China Rumors Rife as Gas Restrictions in N. Korea Drag On]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:05:08 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/northkoreagasstation_1200x675.jpg
An acute shortage of gasoline in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang that has sparked price hikes and hoarding is raising fears of potentially crippling pain at the pumps if things don't get better soon — and...

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<![CDATA[Mexico Can Slap Trade Sanctions on US: Word Trade Org.]]>Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:04:29 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-51163450.jpg
Mexico's tuna industry has been harmed by U.S. "dolphin-safe" labeling rules, the World Trade Organization ruled Tuesday, saying the country can seek retaliatory measures worth hundreds of millions of dollars...

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<![CDATA[Chipotle Reports Payment System Was Hacked]]>Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:25:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chipotle9.jpg
Mexican fast food chain Chipotle announced Tuesday that its customer payment system had been breached, CNBC reported. In a statement on the company's website, Chipotle said it detected "unauthorized activity"...

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<![CDATA[Uber Touts 'Flying Car' Project]]>Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:58:53 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/uber-file.jpg
Uber is taking to the skies with its next project — "flying cars" — even as all eyes are on its problems on the ground. On Tuesday, the embattled ride-hailing company announced plans for an on-demand network of...

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<![CDATA[New Walmart Bringing Hundreds of Jobs to South Jersey]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:46:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Walmart-Sign-CAGettyImages-535060101.jpg
A new Walmart promises to bring hundreds of jobs to South Jersey.

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<![CDATA[BurgerFi to Open Temple University Location]]>Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:56:06 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BurgerFi+PBJ.PNG
The "better burger" concept BurgerFi is continuing its Philadelphia expansion with the opening of its first on-campus college location through a franchise agreement with Aramark.

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<![CDATA[Volkswagen to Pay $2.8 Billion in US Diesel Emissions Scandal]]>Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:06:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_154035651379.jpg
A federal judge has approved a $2.8 billion criminal penalty against Volkswagen for cheating on diesel emissions tests. District Judge Sean Cox approved deal and fine — the largest ever levied by the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores]]>Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:35:45 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bebe5.jpg
Bebe expects to close all of its brick-and-mortar locations by the end of May, the clothing retailer said in a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The chain had previously said it...

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<![CDATA[Alcoa Moving Headquarters Back to Pittsburgh]]>Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:43:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/185*120/Alcoa+Pittsburgh.JPG
Alcoa Corp. is moving its global headquarters back to Pittsburgh, where the 129-year-old company had been based until moving to New York City in 2006.

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<![CDATA[Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale]]>Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:01:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/flyingcar2017_1200x675.jpg
It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car. A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed...

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<![CDATA[MasterCard Rolls Out Cards With Fingerprint Sensor]]>Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:07:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/MasterCard-34123792165_e987246927_o.jpg
MasterCard is testing payment cards with fingerprint sensors in South Africa and hopes to roll it out to the rest of the world by the end of the year, the company said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Green Initiatives of Top Companies ]]>Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:00:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+Earth+Week+Companies+THUMB.jpg
In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in.]]>
<![CDATA[How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars ]]>Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:02:19 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/usedcargeneric_1200x675.jpg
A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There's nothing that prevents the devices from being...

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<![CDATA[Emirates Cut US Flights After Trump Travel Ban Effects]]>Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/emiratesplane_1200x675.jpg
Emirates, the Middle East's biggest airline, said on Wednesday that it is cutting flights to the United States because of a drop in demand caused by heightened U.S. security measures and Trump administration...

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<![CDATA[Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Closing]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:08:57 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/storesclosing.jpg
Some major retailers, struggling to compete with online companies, have been forced to close brick-and-mortar locations. Here are some of the biggest names affected by the change in consumer habits.]]>
<![CDATA[SNL Time Zone Shift Pays Dividends With Big Boost]]>Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:46:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/166*120/SNLFALLONAP_1200x675.jpg
NBC's decision to air a live version of "Saturday Night Live" in every time zone has paid immediate dividends. The network's telecast last weekend, with host Jimmy Fallon, musician Harry Styles and with...

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<![CDATA[United CEO Says No One Will be Fired for Dragging Incident]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:51:07 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/oscarmunozUNITEDCEO_1200x675.jpg
The CEO of United Airlines says no one will be fired over the dragging of a man off a plane — including himself. CEO Oscar Munoz said Tuesday that he takes full responsibility "for making this right," and...

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<![CDATA[New Hampshire Farm Lets You Do Yoga With Baby Goats]]>Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:10:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/200*120/Screen+Shot+2017-04-18+at+1.40.45+PM.png
The latest fitness trend might just convince some people to slap on yoga pants, especially if they love baby animals. Jenness Farm in Nottingham, New Hampshire, has gotten a lot of attention after introducing...]]>
PBJ.COM]]><![CDATA[Redevelopment Plan for MOVE Bombing Properties Moves Ahead]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:48:16 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/195*120/Move+Houses.JPG
The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority selected AJR Endeavors to redevelop three dozen properties that were involved in the infamous MOVE explosion that took place in 1985 and marred a neighborhood, the...

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<![CDATA[10 Discounts, Deals and Freebies for Tax Day 2017]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:19:17 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tax+day+deals+2017.png


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<![CDATA[Last-Minute Tax Day Filing: How to Pay Uncle Sam at the Deadline]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:50:07 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tax-form.jpg
Waiting until the last minute to pay your taxes can cost you if you are expecting a refund, since the government hangs on to your money and receives more interest on it. However, if you owe money to the...

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<![CDATA[5 Things to Know About Tax Day: Refunds Are Up, Audits Down]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 05:57:58 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/What_You_Need_to_Know_About_Filing_on_Tax_Day_1200x675_668521027966.jpg
Tuesday is Tax Day, that dreaded day when millions of procrastinators rush to fulfill their civic duty by filing state and federal tax returns. Here are five things to know about Tax Day:

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<![CDATA[How to File for an Extension on Tax Day]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:40:48 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tax+forms.jpg
The tax day deadline is here but don't worry if you're not ready to file your taxes. You may file an extension with the IRS that gives you up to six more months to file your taxes — but you gotta do it...

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<![CDATA[NASA's 1st Live 360-Degree Rocket Launch Feed Hits Snag]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:49:29 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2017-04-18+at+11.46.01+AM.png
For the first time, cameras provided live 360-degree video of a rocket heading toward space. But the live feed appeared to skip the actual launch. NASA provided the 360 stream Tuesday as an unmanned Atlas...

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<![CDATA[Rue21, Pa. Based Teen Retail Company, Closing 400 Stores]]>Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:18:53 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rue21.JPG
Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing nearly 400 stores nationwide as it focuses more on its online business.

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<![CDATA[Buyout of Atlantic City Firefighters, Cops Not an Option]]>Mon, 17 Apr 2017 17:22:53 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Atlantic-City-Police-Car.jpg
Early retirement packages to entice dozens of Atlantic City police officers and firefighters to leave their jobs would cost at least $23 million – a price tag that, combined with other points of contention, has...]]>
<![CDATA[Drove for Uber? Rented Out Your Home? Here Are Some Tax Tips]]>Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:16:45 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17010694953288.jpg
If you're driving for Uber or renting out a room through Airbnb to make some extra cash, don't forget — you likely need to pay taxes on what you earned, even if it's a part-time gig. Unlike full-time jobs...

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<![CDATA[Chester County Distillery to Expand into Center City ]]>Fri, 14 Apr 2017 20:18:22 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/191*120/bluebird+distillery.JPG
A Phoenixville, Pa.-based craft distillery is getting the Center City treatment with the opening of a retail location to let consumers, who haven't made the drive to the Chester County distillery, get their...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[11-Acre Parcel Opening on the Schuylkill River in Bala Cynwd]]>Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:27:26 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/schuylkillriver.JPG
For the last 17 years, Sean McCloskey has been patiently plotting a more than $50 million mixed-use development on an 11-acre site along the banks of the Schuylkill River where the former Pencoyd Iron Works Inc....

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<![CDATA[Comcast Spends $1.2 Billion to Improve Wireless Service]]>Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:13:32 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Comcast+center.jpg
Comcast spent a total of $1.2 billion to purchase airwaves made available through an FCC auction after buying $1.7 billion in wireless spectrum and selling $481.6 million of its own broadcast rights. ]]>
<![CDATA[AC Boardwalk's 350-Foot Vertical Coaster Gets NJ Boost]]>Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:22:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/polercoaster+pbj.jpg
New Jersey will help pay for a major amusement ride to come to Atlantic City where the former Sands casino used to sit.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Vacation Club Trouble]]>Mon, 17 Apr 2017 09:45:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000020297052_1200x675_921210947806.jpg
NBC10 Responds and Harry Hairston help a woman who regrets signing up for a timeshare while on a tropical honeymoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Lower Merion Officials Mull Expanding Cynwyd Trail Network]]>Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:42:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Lower+Merion+Cynwyd+Trail.PNG
Lower Merion officials greenlighted an upcoming report on the expansion of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail network, as supporters of the trails look to add more routes that will connect the Main Line with areas...

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<![CDATA[Philly's 'The Roots' Developing Children Shows for Amazon]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 21:17:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17047695357425-the-roots.jpg
The legendary Roots Crew is not just for late night television anymore.

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<![CDATA[JC Penney Postponing Store Closures, Liquidation Sales]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:26:27 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_450830623.jpg
J.C. Penney announced it has postponed the liquidation sales and closure dates for the 138 stores it plans to shutter this year after seeing an increase in sales, the company told CNBC exclusively. "Ever since...

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<![CDATA[Tn. Upscale Restaurant Coming to Montco]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:23:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/J.Alexander%27sPNG.JPG
The King of Prussia Mall area will be getting a taste of a Nashville, Tenn.-based company's wood-fired cuisine next year.

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<![CDATA[These Airlines Have the Worst Records for Bumping Passengers]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:31:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-157241910.jpg
Despite United Airlines' high-profile blunder in yanking a passenger from a full flight, the odds of getting bumped from your next flight on a U.S. carrier are very small, CNBC reported. But a lot depends...

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<![CDATA[Good News, Procrastinators: Tax Deadline Pushed to Tuesday ]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:42:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/169*120/IRStaxes_1200x675.jpg
The usual April 15 deadline to file for IRS tax forms falls on Saturday this year. That would normally push the deadline to Monday. However, Monday is a holiday in the District of Columbia, so by law, the filing...

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<![CDATA[Phillies Top MLB in Operating Income: Forbes]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 06:56:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dz-cbp.jpg
The Phillies had the highest operating income of any of the 30 MLB teams last season, according to data compiled by Forbes. By Corey Seidman

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<![CDATA[Social Media Turns Consumers Into Whistleblowers: Analysis]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 06:58:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+cell+phone1.jpg
Look out, Corporate America. Customers armed with smartphones and video cameras are watching when you screw up. The viral video of a ticketed passenger dragged forcefully off a United flight is only the latest...

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<![CDATA[Airlines Pushing Back on Talk of Banning Overbooking Flights]]>Wed, 12 Apr 2017 18:56:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jessejacksonunitedprotest_1200x675.jpg
With the federal government and a Senate committee looking into the dragging of a man off a United Express flight, the airline industry is beginning to speak up against any effort to bar them from overselling...

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<![CDATA[Forbes' Five Most Valuable Baseball Teams]]>Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:42:47 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_SPO_FORBES_TOP_5_BASEBALL_1-149193940108300001.jpg
Forbes released their 2017 list of most valuable MLB teams. Find out if your team is near the top.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Jobs Demands Force Automakers Into Political Conflict ]]>Mon, 10 Apr 2017 19:28:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-462626845.jpg
President Donald Trump's relentless push for more manufacturing jobs has forced the auto industry into a delicate dance of contradictions in order to keep him happy, tell the truth, and avoid alienating...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Fridge Problems Persist]]>Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:32:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/Kenmore+Refrigerator+Responds.JPG
NBC10’s Harry Hairston helps a Sears customer who has had her refrigerator unsuccessfully repaired not once, or twice, but six times.

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<![CDATA[A.C. Moore Opens In Center City Philadelphia]]>Wed, 12 Apr 2017 06:43:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AC+MOORE+NEW+SOTVO+AM++-+00002507_23212831.jpg
In a major move for A.C. Moore, the arts and crafts chain opened its first urban location in Philadelphia.]]>
<![CDATA[Acme Markets Aim to Take Over West Philly Fresh Grocer]]>Tue, 11 Apr 2017 20:59:27 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Acme1.PNG
Acme Markets has signed a lease on 34,500 square feet at 4001 Walnut St. in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia and plans to open a grocery store in the space.

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<![CDATA[Addiction Treatment Center Set to Open in Chester County]]>Tue, 11 Apr 2017 20:55:18 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/king+of+prussia+rehab+center.jpg
Recovery Centers of America’s is looking for a CEO to lead it latest addiction treatment center, which is expected to create 200 new jobs on the Main Line.

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<![CDATA[Custom Doughnut Shop, Burger Joint Coming to KOP Town Center]]>Tue, 11 Apr 2017 18:12:18 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/duck+donuts.PNG
Upper Merion residents and visitors can add customizable doughnuts and chargrilled burgers to the King of Prussia Town Center's growing list of food-and-beverage operators.

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<![CDATA[Tesla Becomes Most Valuable US Automaker]]>Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:42:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-545144512.jpg
Tesla overtook General Motors during trading Monday to become the most valuable automaker in the United States, CNBC reported. The electric car company sold about 76,000 vehicles last year, a fraction of the 10...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Appeals Court Orders Urban Outfitters to Pay up in Battle ]]>Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:20:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-535061255.jpg
Philadelphia-based Urban Outfitters will pay a Los Angeles fabric manufacturer $530,000 after an appeals court tossed the retailer's case and upheld the decision of a lower court.

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<![CDATA[Hunting Park Retail Center Sells for More Than $50M]]>Fri, 07 Apr 2017 16:58:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/shop+rite.PNG
Bakers Centre, a 236,719-square-foot shopping center that transformed a property where Tasty Baking Co. once churned out Krimpets, KandyKakes and Dreamies, has sold for $52.4 million.

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<![CDATA[Center City Eatery Undergoing Major Renovations ]]>Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:12:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fuel-exterior-11-480xx1200-675-0-01.jpg
A Center City, health-focused restaurant founded by a South Philadelphia native is undergoing major renovations that includes the ability to use "over-flow space" for additional, exclusive events.

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<![CDATA[Best Seats to Catch a Home Run at Citizens Bank Park]]>Fri, 07 Apr 2017 12:57:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PBJ+phillies+stadium+home+run.PNG
What sections give you the best chance of catching a home run in Citizens Bank Park?

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<![CDATA[US Unemployment Dips to 4.5 Percent, But Hiring Slows]]>Fri, 07 Apr 2017 18:00:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/203*120/72107381.jpg
U.S. employers added just 98,000 jobs in March, the fewest in a year, though the unemployment rate fell to a nearly 10-year low of 4.5 percent. Last month's weakness in hiring may point to sluggishness in...

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<![CDATA[Mission Nearly Impossible This Spring: Finding a Home to Buy]]>Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:57:21 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17089650204351.jpg
Anyone eager to buy a home this spring probably has reasons to feel good. Job growth has been solid. Average pay is rising. And mortgage rates, even after edging up of late, are still near historic lows. And...

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<![CDATA[Growing Greater Philadelphia: Tech-Tech, Boom! (Full Episode)]]>Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:01:14 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GGP+Tech+Episode.png
From the city to the suburbs, our region is thriving and technology is a playing a major role. More than computers and IT departments, we’re talking the application of scientific knowledge and industrial...]]>
<![CDATA[NBC10 Growing Greater Philadelphia]]>Fri, 07 Apr 2017 12:56:06 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GGP_Ton_Web.jpg
From the city to the suburbs, our region is thriving. Across Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, a historical transformation is underway and you're part of it. Businesses are getting bigger and better -- see...]]>
<![CDATA[Comcast Announces Cellular Plans on Verizon Network]]>Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:58:22 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Comcast-AP_760634721034.jpg
The cable giant Comcast will start selling cellphone plans called Xfinity Mobile in the coming months, using a network it's leasing from Verizon. Many subscribers will save money, especially if they don't use a...

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<![CDATA[Sunoco Sells Most Convenience Stores to 7-Eleven]]>Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:03:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/190*120/Sunoco+sign+logo+generic.jpg
Sunoco is selling most of its convenience stores to 7-Eleven in a deal valued at $3.3 billion as it looks to focus more on its fuel supply business.

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<![CDATA[Deal in Dunkin' Donuts Case Could Mean Free Buttered Treats]]>Thu, 06 Apr 2017 06:18:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP277915640632.jpg
An attorney is defending a proposed settlement between a man and Dunkin' Donuts shops that could mean $500 for the lead plaintiff, free buttered baked goods for hundreds of other customers and a big payout...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Refunding Up to $70 Million for Kids' In-App Purchases]]>Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:47:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AMAZON_AP_16287435798944.jpg
For any parent whose kid racked up a big bill making in-app purchases on Amazon, a refund may be on the way. The FTC and internet retailing giant Amazon agreed Tuesday to set aside their appeals in a case...

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PBJ.COM]]><![CDATA[Sale of Taj Mahal Casino to Hard Rock Finalized ]]>Thu, 06 Apr 2017 06:44:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Hard-Rock-Casino-Hotel.jpg
The owners of the future Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City are planning to put nearly $400 million into the empty boardwalk property — an investment they say will transform the financially battered...

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<![CDATA[Thousands of Defects Found on Oil Train Routes]]>Wed, 05 Apr 2017 16:52:42 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/oiltrain_1200x675.jpg
When a freight train derailed in the Montana town of Culbertson, spilling 27,000 gallons of crude oil, investigators blamed the 2015 accident on defective or missing fasteners used to hold the tracks in...

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<![CDATA[Backlash Erupts Over Plans for Apartments in Wilmington]]>Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:02:30 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Brandywine+Apartment+Wilmington_23148460.jpg
A new plan to develop homes and apartments at the old Brandywine Country Club is getting some backlash from residents in Wilmington. NBC10's Tim Furlong has the details about what neighbors are saying about the...]]>
<![CDATA[Passover Pizza: New Triangular Matzo Shape Debuts]]>Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:14:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_070305040704.jpg
The New Jersey-based largest producer of kosher food in North America is breaking tradition in its 129-year history by unveiling its first triangular matzo

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PBJ.COM]]><![CDATA[Comcast's $2.5M Gift Propels American Revolution Museum ]]>Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:07:50 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amrevmuseum2.jpg
Set to open on April 19 to commemorate the 242nd anniversary of the "shot heard 'round the world," the Museum of the American Revolution has just exceeded its capital campaign after a multi-million-dollar...

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<![CDATA[Panera Sells for $7.5B to the Coffee Giant That Owns Keurig]]>Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:08:59 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-472270482.jpg
Panera Bread has been sold to JAB, the owner of Caribou Coffee and Peet's Coffee and Tea, for $7.5 billion, CNBC reported. The Luxembourg-based company has bought several U.S.

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<![CDATA[Majestic Field Facility Wins Big]]>Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:39:17 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000020144803_1200x675_913960003816.jpg
A new deal confirmed that Major League Baseball will continue to make uniforms and fan apparel at a Palmer Township plant. NBC10’s Tim Furlong has the details on the grand slam of a deal.]]>
<![CDATA[Richmond Fed Head Lacker Resigns, Admits Improper Disclosure]]>Tue, 04 Apr 2017 16:28:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jeffrey-lacker.jpg
Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, has resigned after acknowledging improper discussions with a financial analyst. In a statement Tuesday, Lacker said that in October 2012...

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<![CDATA[Verizon Creates 'Oath' as New Company to Run Yahoo, AOL]]>Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:53:33 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/03-15-2017-yahoo.jpg
Verizon Communications will create a new company called Oath after it completes its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo and melds the troubled internet company with its AOL operations. Oath will oversee Yahoo and...

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PBJ.COM]]><![CDATA[Retailer Target Targets NoLibs Store]]>Mon, 03 Apr 2017 13:08:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Target+Northern+Liberties.png
In its push to expand into urban markets, Target Corp. has signed a lease to open its fifth small format store in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood.

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<![CDATA[Zip Through Job Interview at Montco Zoo]]>Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:30:22 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/Elmwood+Park+Zoo+Treetop+Adventures.JPG
A Montgomery County zoo hopes that it can lure potential high-flying employees to its treetops with a freebie.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Furnace Reimbursement Issues]]>Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:12:33 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000020113400_1200x675_912598595577.jpg
Gared Rice's furnace broke down in the middle of a cold February night. After getting it fixed, Rice had a hard time getting his home warranty company to reimburse him. So he called Harry Hairston and NBC10...]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla Reports Record Deliveries of Vehicles in 1st Quarter]]>Mon, 03 Apr 2017 22:52:09 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/06-05-2014-tesla-logo-emblem.jpg
Electric car maker Tesla Inc. says it delivered a record 25,000 vehicles in the first quarter, up 69 percent from the same period last year. Tesla said Sunday that it delivered about 13,450 Model S cars...

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<![CDATA[Renovations for Hundreds of Wawa Stores]]>Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:03:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000020486738_1200x675_929883203907.jpg
Wawa plans to renovate all of its stores built before 2010, NBC10's Jessica Boyington has the details on the big build.]]>