<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/businessen-usMon, 05 Dec 2016 05:56:36 -0500Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:56:36 -0500NBC Local Integrated Media<![CDATA[A Donald Trump Museum in Atlantic City? ]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:07:17 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trump-thumbs-up.jpg
A group of historians in Atlantic City wants to open a museum dedicated to President-elect Donald Trump.

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<![CDATA[Check out the newest addition to Phila.'s Craft Beer Scene ]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:14:55 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Craft-Beer-Generic-Getty-3.jpg
The newest addition to the brewing scene will be a restaurant called Flying Fish Crafthouse, located inside The Fairmount @ Brewerytown rental community in the Brewerytown neighborhood of Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Walmart Settles in Benefits Suit]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:34:41 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/225*120/bebe-olvidado-helote-2.jpg
Lawyers for a former Walmart employee who sued the retail chain for denying her same-sex spouse health benefits have asked a federal court judge to approve a $7.5 million class-action settlement. Jacqueline...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Acme Coming to New South Philly Location]]>Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:04:24 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Acme1.PNG
Right as the excitement over the new Shop Rite store in South Philly's Whitman Plaza has started to wear off, another grocery operator announced Thursday it will bring a souped-up location to the Snyder Plaza.

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<![CDATA[US Jobless Rate Drops to 4.6 Pct., Employers Add 178K Jobs]]>Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:51:15 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/HelpWanted-GettyImages-486482294.jpg
U.S. employers added a solid 178,000 jobs in November, reflecting the steady economy President-elect Donald Trump will inherit. The unemployment rate hit a nine-year low of 4.6 percent, though mainly because...

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<![CDATA[Free Coffee as Wawa Opens Largest Center City Store]]>Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:31:21 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/183*120/19th+Market+Wawa.JPG
Philadelphia dignitaries joined Wawa officials to open the newest location of the very popular convenience store chain in Center City Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[NJ Mall Offers Prime Parking With Make-Ahead Reservations]]>Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:58:32 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SIEGAL+RESERVED+PARKING+AT+MALL+NJ+PKG+430P+-+00000701_WNBC_000.jpg
Holiday shopping is in full swing and as many of you know, finding a parking spot at the mall this month may be harder than ever. But there’s a new system at one NJ mall that can fix that and all you need...]]>
<![CDATA[New Wawa Opens in Center City on Friday]]>Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:54:46 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000018190258_1200x675_822462019507.jpg
The newest and largest Wawa in Center City will open its doors on Friday. NBC10 has the details.]]>
<![CDATA[Renewed Tax Agreement Brings Sigh of Relief]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:43:21 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000018189957_1200x675_822392387764.jpg
A measure to alter the Reciprocal Tax Agreement between New Jersey and Pennsylvania is off the table. NBC10 South Jersey Bureau Reporter Cydney Long found out why this will save people money and also save jobs.]]>
<![CDATA['Whoosh' Parking App Launches in Delco]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:24:23 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000018189917_1200x675_822335043704.jpg
Radnor Township launched its new parking app called ‘Whoosh.’ NBC10 found out why the app makes paying to park an easy task.]]>
<![CDATA[New Jersey Court Rejects State Promotions Without Exams ]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:04:50 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/20160928+Classroom+Generic.jpg
State employees in New Jersey will still be required to take competitive exams when seeking promotions.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Shake Shack Launches Mobile Ordering App in Phila. Market]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:54:12 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Shake+Shack+App.jpg
Shake Shack is giving Philadelphia residents "a new way to Shack," with the launch of its first mobile ordering app for iOS devices, which has only been released to a few key test markets across the United...

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<![CDATA[600 NJ Joint Base Civilian Employees to Get Raises ]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:23:01 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Joint-Base-McGuire-Dix-Lake.jpg
Lawmakers say some 600 civilian employees at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst are getting pay raises next year.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Carpet Frustrations]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:22:27 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/184*120/NBC10+Responds+Empire+Carpet.JPG
When Paulette James wasn't getting the help she needed, she turned to Harry Hairston and the NBC10 Responds Team to get her carpet frustrations resolved.

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<![CDATA[Blame Wages & Turtle Doves: '12 Days' Cost Goes Up Slightly]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:02:16 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/12days-GettyImages-496441894.png
How much does a 'partridge in a pear tree' really cost?

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<![CDATA[2.5 Million Dehumidifiers Recalled Over Fire Risk]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:55:30 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Dehumidifiers+Recall.jpg
About 2.5 million dehumidifiers were recalled following reports of 450 fires and $19 million in property damage, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday. The recall by manufacturer Gree...

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<![CDATA[Homeowners Fight to Keep Wawa Out of Their Backyard]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:02:03 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/THOMPSON+STORE+FIGHT+RAMSEY+NJ+PKG+530+-+00003602_WNBC_00000001.jpg
Homeowners in a Ramsey, NJ development say they don't want a Wawa built near their homes. Brian Thompson reports.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Penn President Amy Gutmann Sees Contract Extended to 2022]]>Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:58:47 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AMY-GUTMANN.jpg
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann will see her contract extended until June of 2022, Board of Trustees Chairman David L. Cohen announced Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Ends Newspaper Run]]>Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:24:50 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Newspaper+Factory+Machine.jpg
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review newspaper printed its last edition and has laid off 106 workers as it transitions into an online-only publication.

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<![CDATA[Pa. McDonald's Franchisee Who Created Big Mac Dies]]>Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:20:28 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bigbigbig.jpg
The Pittsburgh-area McDonald's franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago has died. James Delligatti was 98.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Reading Terminal Market Ranks Among Top 10 Food Halls ]]>Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:19:54 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Reading+Terminal+Market+Sign.jpg
A new report puts Philadelphia's own Reading Terminal Market shoulder-to-shoulder with other iconic food halls around the country — a fast-growing sector in the U.S. restaurant industry.

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<![CDATA[Temple University Endowment Surpasses $500M for 1st Time]]>Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:48:41 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/temple+university+flags1.jpg
Temple University officials say that the north Philadelphia school's endowment has grown to surpass $500 million for the first time.

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<![CDATA[Owner of Former Revel Casino Sues New Jersey Over Licensing]]>Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:01:34 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
The owner of Atlantic City's former Revel casino is suing New Jersey casino regulators, arguing that he doesn't need a casino license when his property reopens in the spring.

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<![CDATA[Kellogg Pulls Ads From Breitbart; Other Companies Follow]]>Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:11:36 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Stephen_Bannon_Trump.jpg
Kellogg has announced that it will no longer advertise on Breitbart.com, the website formerly run by one of President-elect Donald Trump's top aides, Steve Bannon. The food manufacturer decided to discontinue...

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<![CDATA[Oil Tumbles Amid OPEC Uncertainty]]>Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:30:47 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/gasolina-16.jpg
Stocks closed slightly higher on Tuesday, boosted by health-care companies like UnitedHealth Group, as investors digested falling oil prices ahead of a key OPEC meeting.The Dow Jones industrial average...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Internet Provider Cancellation Help]]>Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:39:52 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/227*120/Windstream+Internet+Issues+Responds.JPG
A viewer tells us he canceled his Internet service, but his bills kept coming. When Daniel Valvo couldn't get a resolution on his own, he contacted Harry Hairston and the NBC10 Responds team.

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<![CDATA[Delta Bans Rude Pro-Trump Passenger for Life, Gives Refunds]]>Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:51:40 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Trump+Supporter+on+Allentown+Bound+Flight+2.jpg
The disruptive Trump supporter who went on an expletive-laced rant on board a Delta flight from Atlanta to Allentown, Pennsylvania, has been barred from flying with the airline, CEO Edward Bastian said Monday.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Chicago-Based Restaurant Set to Open in KoP ]]>Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:50:00 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/City+Works+Restaurant.jpg
Challenges created by Philadelphia's old architecture led Chicago-based restaurant group out to the suburbs for its first Pennsylvania location, opening a City Works restaurant and bar in King of Prussia.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Phillies Extend Radio Broadcast Deal ]]>Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:21:36 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/190*120/Phillies+Broadcasters.jpg
The Philadelphia Phillies have extended their broadcast partnership with SportsRadio 94WIP that will begin next season.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philly Teachers Union Head Turns Down Contract Worth $100M]]>Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:34:21 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/School+District+of+Philadlephia.jpg
The president of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers has no plans to take the city school district's latest contract offer to union members – characterizing it as "disrespectful" to Philly's school teachers...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Car Warranty Problems]]>Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:52:59 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000018123519_1200x675_818886211554.jpg
NBC10 Responds reporter Harry Hairston helps a viewer who paid for car repairs that should have been covered.]]>
<![CDATA[Nike's Power-Lacing Sneakers Hit Stores in NYC]]>Tue, 29 Nov 2016 07:04:25 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NikeSneaker-AP_900784336355.jpg
Nike's first power-lacing sneaker is finally on sale, but most people hoping to get their hands on the futuristic shoe will need to head to New York City, at least for now. The Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 shoe,...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Fulfilling Cyber Monday Demands]]>Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:23:26 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/218*120/Amazon+Boxes+Middletown+Fufilment+Center.JPG
NBC10’s Matt DeLucia reports on Cyber Monday from Amazon’s fulfillment center in Middletown, Delaware.

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<![CDATA[Cyber Monday in 2016]]>Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:25:11 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-452347265.jpg
Cyber Monday may be in danger of losing its online sales title. The Monday after Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest online shopping day of the year, but stores are releasing internet deals earlier...

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<![CDATA[Black Friday Online Sales Hit New High: Report]]>Sat, 26 Nov 2016 20:25:08 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_268646102719-Cyber-Monday-Santa.jpg
Holiday shoppers eager to snag big discounts turned to the internet in record fashion this week, one tracking company said, driving online sales on Black Friday to a new high. Consumers spent $3.34 billion...

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<![CDATA[Pocono Ski Resorts Hopeful for a Cold and Snowy Winter]]>Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:05:24 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ski+Resort+Business+GYLLENHAAL+4P+PKG+-+00-01-07-14_21607485.jpg
Two feet of man-made snow is a nice start, but ski resorts are still hoping Mother Nature brings low temperatures for their business. Most resorts are planning on an early December opening, but the temperatures...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Fence Frustrations]]>Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:24:33 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/Pool+Fence+Lowes.JPG
A viewer tells NBC10 Responds that he paid more than $15,000 for a fence on to protect his pool, but the big purchase came with big frustrations. NBC10's Harry Hairston helps to sort it out with Lowe's.

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<![CDATA[Splurge or Save? Holiday Spending May Hinge on How You Voted]]>Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:11:37 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-521812853.jpg
A divisive election that left half the country deflated and the other half rejuvenated could reverberate through the holiday shopping season in the kind of gifts people are giving or how much they spend. Some...

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<![CDATA[Dr Pepper Snapple Pays $1.7B for NJ Beverage Company]]>Wed, 23 Nov 2016 08:47:43 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-dr-pepper-01.jpg
Soda giant Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. has agreed to purchase New Jersey's fast-growing Bai Brands for $1.7 billion.

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<![CDATA[Recalled Toys May Be Available Online: US PIRG]]>Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:42:04 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/toyland+.jpg
Consumer should keep an eye on what they purchase this holiday season, as recalled toys may still be available in online stores, a new report says. In its annual Trouble in Toyland report, the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Tree Lighting Illuminates Small Business Saturday]]>Sun, 27 Nov 2016 00:14:16 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/City+Hall+Christmas+Tree+Lighting_21612961.jpg
When officials turned on the lights on a Christmas Tree in Center City, they were not only adding a festive luster to Dilworth Plaza but also illuminating Philadelphia-area businesses – especially small...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philly Startup Raises $2.6M For 'Smart Belt' ]]>Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:47:39 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Smart+Belt.jpg
A Philadelphia company developing a “Smart Belt” to help prevent hip fractures in senior adults who accidently fall has raised just under $2.6 million in a private stock sale, according to documents filed...

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<![CDATA[Dow Closes Above 19K for First Time]]>Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:58:40 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-625040046.jpg
The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 19,000 for the first time ever in its 120-year history as a post-election rally continues to push markets into record territory. Discount store chains made...

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<![CDATA[Montco Tourism Agency Asks County to Raise Hotel Tax]]>Sat, 26 Nov 2016 11:58:48 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hotel_sign.PNG
The Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board is asking Montgomery County officials to up the municipality's hotel tax so it is in line with neighboring counties and in turn, boost funds to market the suburban...

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<![CDATA[Holiday Spending Tips]]>Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:37:17 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000018050681_1200x675_815098435634.jpg
Experts are sharing tips on spending this holiday season. Tips include: Make a list, set aside money in a holiday account and plan how to pay your holiday debt.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Bucks County Couple Sues Navy Over Contaminated Property]]>Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:22:55 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Lawsuit-Generic.jpg
Unregulated chemicals that have contaminated the water supply in suburban Bucks County has led to another lawsuit against the Navy – this time over a Horsham property the owners claim has been left "valueless"...
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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Refund Issues After Zika Fears]]>Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:12:03 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000018050860_1200x675_815126595936.jpg
The Reimer family had to cancel a vacation on doctor’s orders due to Zika fears, but couldn’t get refunded. NBC10 Responds and reporter Harry Hairston helped them get reimbursed for the flight.]]>
<![CDATA[Protect Your Packages From 'Porch Pirates' During Holidays]]>Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:34:02 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/Package+Generic.JPG
“Porch pirates” are people who steal boxes left on your doorstep are on high alert for crimes of opportunity this time of year. NBC10’s Matt DeLucia explains how you can protect your gifts. Get tips...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Frustrated Headstone Consumers Continue to Surface]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:27:18 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/233*120/Lifestone+by+Stefan.JPG
Since NBC10 Responds started looked into Lifestone by Stefan, dozens more have come forward with complaints. Harry Hairston brings us up to date.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[German Grocer to Open Site in Bucks]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:02:33 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Lidl+Supermarket.jpg
Officials in a Bucks County township approved Thursday plans to construct a European grocery store, part of the German supermarket's plans to build its presence throughout the Mid-Atlantic.

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<![CDATA[Tips to Find Best Black Friday Deals]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:31:12 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000018032081_1200x675_814074435981.jpg
NBC10’s Pamela Osborne explains how to get the most out of Black Friday deals.]]>
<![CDATA[Sabra Recalls Hummus Products Over Listeria Concerns]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 07:31:20 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sabra-hummus.jpg
Sabra Dipping Company has issued a voluntary recall for a variety of its hummus products after Listeria monocytogenes was found at the Colonial Heights, Virginia-based company's manufacturing facility. The...

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<![CDATA[Bank Regulator Imposes Tighter Restriction on Wells Fargo]]>Sat, 19 Nov 2016 23:17:24 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-601081902+wells+fargo.jpg
A federal banking regulator has imposed tighter restrictions on Wells Fargo & Co., requiring the banking giant to get advance approval from regulators before making a wide range of business decisions. The Office

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<![CDATA[Phillies Affiliate Gets Largest Videoboard in Minor League]]>Sat, 19 Nov 2016 14:43:41 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PBJAllentown.PNG
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, are getting what they say will be the largest main high definition videoboard in Minor League Baseball.

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<![CDATA[Rittenhouse Hotel to Undergo More Renovations]]>Sat, 19 Nov 2016 14:17:42 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Rittenhouse_Hotel.PNG
It's already undergone millions of dollars worth of renovations in the past four years, but The Rittenhouse hotel is set to undergo more changes.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[The Palm Restaurant to Return to Broad Street]]>Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:59:20 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bellevue.jpg
Center City's Bellevue Philadelphia will soon get its high-end restaurant back when The Palm reopens next year.

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<![CDATA[DuPont to End Pension Contributions for Active Employees]]>Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:01:03 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP11083117904.jpg
DuPont says it will soon stop contributing to active employees' pension plans, a move that will impact the retirement of 13,000 U.S. workers, including 2,800 in Delaware.

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<![CDATA[Fiat Chrysler Recalls Vehicles for Fuel Leak, Wiper Problems]]>Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:30:09 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16180463656201.jpg
Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 89,000 cars and SUVs to fix possible fuel leaks or problems with windshield wipers. The most serious recall covers nearly 35,000 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee...

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<![CDATA[How Will Philly Collect Soda Tax?]]>Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:39:16 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/7-14-16+soda+tax.jpg
With the implementation of Philadelphia’s so-called "Soda Tax" quickly approaching, city leaders unveiled a new website for impacted distributors and dealers.

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<![CDATA[Trump Claims to Save Auto Plant That Wasn't Closing]]>Fri, 18 Nov 2016 11:16:23 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_592147683091.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday night to announce that Ford Motor Co. won't be moving Lincoln production from Kentucky to Mexico. Bill Ford, the company's executive chairman, telephoned...

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<![CDATA[Volkswagen to Shed 30,000 Jobs to Cut Costs After Scandal]]>Fri, 18 Nov 2016 06:21:42 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/VW_AP_300997220783.jpg
Automaker Volkswagen says it will shed 30,000 jobs to cut costs as it tries to recover from its diesel emissions scandal and invests more in electric-powered vehicles and digital services. Company officials...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Honeygrow Secures $20M For Expansion, Technology]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:57:13 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Honeygrow.jpg
The fast-growing, Philadelphia-based honeygrow has secured another round of funding that will go towards its growth and expansion.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Indian Restaurant Chain to Open 1st Franchised Spot in KoP]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:56:06 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Tiffin+Restaurant.jpg
The first franchised location of a local Indian restaurant chain will open in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, an area that lately has seen a surge of new restaurants, both local and national.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Eagles Extend Partnerships With Jefferson, Rothman]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:59:29 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-623039132a.jpg
The Philadelphia Eagles have reached an eight-year contract extension with Thomas Jefferson University and Rothman Institute Orthopedics.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Speech, Language Convention to Make $27M for Philly]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:58:54 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Speech+Language.jpg
Thousands of speech, language and hearing professionals are in Philadelphia for an annual convention that will be making an economic wallop of more than $27 million.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Wells Fargo New Accounts Tumble Almost 50 Percent]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:52:17 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16260609890795-wells-fargo.jpg
Wells Fargo & Co. said retail customers opened 44 percent fewer new accounts in October compared with the same period of 2015 following the bank’s $185 million settlement with regulators over its so-called fake...

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Says Table Service Coming to US Stores ]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:47:52 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-470704754.jpg
McDonald's says it plans to offer table service across its U.S. stores to make the ordering process less stressful, but did not say when the overhaul will be complete. The world's biggest burger chain...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: HVAC Help]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:39:25 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017985209_1200x675_811244099894.jpg
After call after call to Sears, the Fisher family turned to Harry Hairston and the NBC10 Responds Team to resolve an ongoing issue.]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday Discount Report]]>Wed, 23 Nov 2016 23:29:19 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/holiday+shopping.png
Black Friday shopping is often chaotic, but for anyone tired of store-hopping to find the best deal, a new report has dubbed the best places to shop for savings. The report from personal finance website...

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<![CDATA[Monet Painting Fetches $81.4M]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2016 07:36:17 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16321609708835.jpg
A painting from Claude Monet's acclaimed "Grainstack" series fetched $81.4 million at Christie's New York auction of impressionist and modern art. Wednesday evening's sale set a new auction record for...

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<![CDATA[More Jobs, Real Estate Development Coming to University City]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 18:21:16 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/University+City+Development.jpg
University City continues to be a focus of development activity and has 22 million square feet of proposed projects planned for the Philadelphia neighborhood that is already undergoing a building boom.

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<![CDATA[Major Grated Cheese Brands Hit by Nationwide Recall]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:19:30 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cento+4c+cheese+recall.jpg
Fears of salmonella contamination have led to the recall of major grated cheese brands nationwide. 4C Food Corp. has voluntarily recalled its 4C Grated Cheese, Homestyle Grated Cheese and Cento Grated...]]>
<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds- Broken TV Set]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:01:10 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/196*120/Responds+TV.JPG
After her new television stopped working, Margareta contacted Rent-a-Center, who refused to repair her television. That's when she called NBC10 Responds and Ines Ferre.

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<![CDATA[New Balance Distances Itself From White Supremacist Support]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:23:56 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_418352208801.jpg
Athletic-gear company New Balance is distancing itself from a white supremacist website's call to support it for statements a company executive made backing Republican President-elect Donald Trump. The...

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<![CDATA[Raise a Growler! Pa. Relaxes Beer Laws]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:41:01 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Craft-Beer-Generic-Getty-3.jpg
Big changes are coming to beer sales in Pennsylvania.

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<![CDATA[Casino Expansion in Pennsylvania]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:28:59 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017965578_1200x675_810243651741.jpg
The Sands Bethlehem plans to spend $90 million on expansion. It's one of many casino expansion plans in Pennsylvania.]]>
<![CDATA[Bring Your Own Weed: Denver Allows Pot in Bars, Eateries]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:50:45 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DENVER_AP_16321026203081.jpg
Denver has approved a first-in-the-nation law allowing people to use marijuana at bars, restaurants and other public spaces such as art galleries or yoga studios. The catch: Patrons could use pot as long as it...

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<![CDATA[Thousands Attend Expo Looking for Latest Theme-Park Thrills]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 07:30:53 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PARKS_AP_111115154952.jpg
Tens of thousands of people in the theme-park industry have made their way to central Florida to see the latest in roller coasters, virtual reality technology and innovative food and drink products. The...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[How is Pittsburgh a Top 10 Beer City But Not Philly?]]>Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:40:54 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Craft-Beer-Generic-Getty-1.jpg
Pittsburgh beat out Philadelphia as a top beer city, and the reason has nothing to do with the quality of breweries based in the City of Brotherly Love or its suburbs.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Knitting Machine Mix Up]]>Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:58:30 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/Knitting+Machine.JPG
When Betty Johnson didn't get the knitting machine she ordered she turned to NBC10 Responds and Harry Hairston to get her money back.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Japan Looks to Philly for Details on Ridesharing Industry]]>Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:14:03 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-481423958.jpg
Japan's three-day visit was a ride sharing expedition, gathering information on how Uber and Lyft operate in Philly and what officials back home should know before deciding if the peer-to-peer networks...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[PAFA to Digitize Historic Photograph Collection]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 16:37:44 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PAFA.jpg
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will be bringing at least 2,000 historic photographs, some from as early as the 1870s, into the 21st century thanks to a new digital initiative.

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<![CDATA[Design Firm Grows Furniture From Fungus ]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 10:54:25 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2016-11-14-at-9.49.04-AM.jpg
The sturdy stools and spongy cushions made at a factory in upstate New York are formed with fungus. Ecovative Design is a business staking its growth on mycelium, the thread-like "roots" of mushrooms.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Fridge on the Fritz for Weeks]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:38:40 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017928056_1200x675_808284227772.jpg
NBC10 Responds and Harry Hairston help a family that dealt with a broken refrigerator for weeks.]]>
<![CDATA[Want a Gift Card for Christmas?]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:50:58 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017927286_1200x675_808258115971.jpg
According to a study by bankrate.com only 27 percent of Americans prefer a gift card to an actual gift. However, half of Americans say that they are going to give them.]]>
<![CDATA[Shell Chemicals Pays $6.5M For Pa. Properties ]]>Sat, 12 Nov 2016 16:06:17 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1946165.jpg
Shell Chemicals has purchased land in Beaver County's Potter Township near the site where the company has proposed the construction of an ethane cracker plant.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Penn Grads Make Case to Become Millionaire Inventors on CNBC]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:53:05 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Penn+Grads+cnbc+show.jpg
Two University of Pennsylvania graduates are the latest Philadelphia-grown entrepreneurs to have their work featured on national television.

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<![CDATA[Pfizer Lowers Cost of Prevnar Vaccine for Humanitarian Group]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:43:36 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pfizer494838914.jpg
Drugmaker Pfizer says it's reducing what it charges humanitarian groups for its blockbuster vaccine against pneumonia, ear and blood infections.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Crowdfunding Site Regret]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 11:30:24 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017899421_1200x675_806605379938.jpg
A viewer took to the internet when trying to get a new cellphone case, but he ran into some problems. Harry Hairston and the NBC Responds Team helped him get a refund when his product kept getting delayed.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Comcast in Talks to Buy Stake in European Broadcaster]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 11:13:11 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/comcast-logo1.jpg
In a deal that could expand NBC Universal's operation across Europe, parent company Comcast Corp. is reportedly in discussions with Euronews about a possible investment in the overseas broadcaster.

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<![CDATA[Wawa Opens 500th Fuel Store in Montco]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:29:03 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WEB-+500th+Wawa+-+17-40-51-07_21449595.jpg
Wawa fueled Cheltenham residents with excitement Thursday morning as the company unveiled its 500th gas station-food market in the Pa. township.
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<![CDATA[Volvo Recalls Vehicles in US, Canada for Seat Belt Problem]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 12:07:51 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/volvo3.jpg
Volvo is recalling about 79,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because the front passenger seat belt may not hold people in a crash. The recall covers certain S60, S90, V60, XC60 and XC90 vehicles...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philly Tech Company Offers Trump Exit Strategy]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 12:55:35 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/86339023.jpg
A Philadelphia area tech company is offering its employees a Trump exit strategy.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Service Fee for Veterans Owning Homes]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:24:11 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017880760_1200x675_805588035644.jpg
Philadelphia-area veterans were charged for service fees that should have been waived on their real estate purchases. If a Veteran is presented with a fee he or she does not understand, they can call their...]]>
<![CDATA[Big Break: Student Robbed of 1 Kit Kat Is Sent 6,500 More]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 08:52:29 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-452234906-KitKat.jpg
Hershey has come to the rescue of a college student who had his Kit Kat bar brazenly stolen. Kansas State University student Hunter Jobbins tells The Wichita Eagle he left his car unlocked with a Kit Kat in the...

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<![CDATA[Starbucks Releases New Red Holiday Cups]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 08:06:00 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/522435114-starbucks-lawsuit.jpg
Starbucks is unveiling its holiday coffee cups for this year and appears to be bringing back snowflakes, candy canes and other holiday symbols, after last year's more subdued red cups caused an uproar from...

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<![CDATA[Health Care Providers Expand Farm-to-Families Program ]]>Wed, 09 Nov 2016 18:30:11 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fruitsnvegPBJ.PNG
An effort to help residents of North Philadelphia eat healthier is expanding.

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<![CDATA[Montco Mortgage Company Lays Off More Than 50 Workers]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:39:17 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mortgagemontco.jpg
Mortgage servicing giant Ocwen Financial Corp. plans to lay off 54 employees in its Fort Washington facility by the end of the year, according to a WARN notice filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and...

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<![CDATA[Millions Scramble After India Scraps its Largest Banknotes]]>Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:57:27 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/INDIA_AP_16314402710170.jpg
Indians awakened to confusion Wednesday as banks and ATMs remained closed after the government withdrew the highest-denomination currency notes overnight to halt money laundering in a country where many in...

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<![CDATA[US Stocks Surge Following Trump Victory; Bond Prices Tumble]]>Wed, 09 Nov 2016 19:04:17 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/STOCKS_AP_16314345471723.jpg
It turns out that President Donald Trump may not be bad for the stock market after all. Asian stock markets stumbled shortly after Trump overtook Hillary Clinton in the presidential vote count early Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Mobile Phone Mishap]]>Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:47:47 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017861554_1200x675_804619331885.jpg
An Allentown man tried to switch cellphone services and was charged for services he never used. Ines Ferre and the NBC10 Responds team stepped in to help resolve the issue and get him his money back.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Indego Hits Ridership Highs During SEPTA Strike]]>Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:41:42 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Indego+Philly+Bike+Share+Generic+Bike+Share+Philadelphia.jpg
The SEPTA strike is finally over, and Philadelphia's bike-sharing system Indego got a boost in ridership as many commuters' looked for alternative modes of transportation to their destinations.

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<![CDATA[Report of Different Samsung Phone Model Exploding]]>Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:29:45 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16301054506666-Samsung-logo.jpg
A Samsung phone user in France says her Galaxy J5 smartphone caught fire and exploded on Sunday. The model is different from the Galaxy Note 7 that has been recalled worldwide.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Pa.-Based Rehab Facility Opens 3rd Treatment Center]]>Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:24:19 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/RCA+CEO.png
King of Prussia-based Recovery Centers of America (RCA) added a third drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility to its growing network with the opening of its first center in Massachusetts.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Wharton's 2016 MBAs After Graduation]]>Mon, 07 Nov 2016 14:02:40 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/u+pf+penn.PNG
A newly released overview of the career outcomes of the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania's recent graduating class of MBAs reflects a slowly growing trend of increased entrepreneurship and interest...

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<![CDATA[Icelandic Discount Airline 'WOW air' Adds Pittsburgh Flights]]>Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:24:43 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/107846315-airplane-generic.jpg
Wow air, the discount airline operated by Icelandic Air, has added flights to and from Pittsburgh.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Cool Offices: Saxby's Coffee]]>Mon, 07 Nov 2016 13:27:04 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/saxbys.PNG
Although the company had been around for over a decade, Saxbys Coffee moved into this new space just last year. The open concept office has brick walls, large windows for natural lighting and concrete floors.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Philadelphia Inmates Get 2nd Chance]]>Mon, 07 Nov 2016 13:37:13 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/205*120/Baker+Industries+Ex+Con+Jobs.JPG
NBC10’s Matt DeLucia tells how Baker Industries in Philadelphia is helping ex-cons and homeless people get another chance by giving them manufacturing jobs.

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<![CDATA[New Del. Hospital to Bring 100+ Jobs, Crisis Care ]]>Fri, 04 Nov 2016 08:38:53 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gtowndel.png
A new psychiatric hospital is expected to bring more than 100 jobs and crisis care to Sussex County in two years.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Transmission Needs Work]]>Mon, 07 Nov 2016 08:46:02 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/206*120/NBC10+Responds+Car.JPG
Car aficionado Robert Patten reached out to NBC10 Responds after a problem with his transmission popped back up.

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<![CDATA[MyPillow Fined $1M for Phony Ads]]>Fri, 04 Nov 2016 09:36:30 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic-gavel.jpg
Minnesota-based company MyPillow was fined $1 million for running ads with false claims of the pillow helping with snoring, fibromyalgia, migraines and other medical conditions, NBC News reported. Prosecutors...

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<![CDATA[Skimmers Target Primark Shoppers at KOP, Willow Grove Malls]]>Fri, 04 Nov 2016 13:53:18 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/185*120/Primark+Logo.JPG
Your credit and debit card information could have been put at risk if you shopped at a popular clothing store in two Montgomery County Malls.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Bill Aims to Reshape Philly Procurement]]>Fri, 04 Nov 2016 06:57:13 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/phlcityhall.png
City Council is considering a bill that would change the Philadelphia City Charter so public works contracts would be awarded based on "best value," instead of the current system where the lowest bidder...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Woman Says Live Cockroaches Were in Her Meal: Lawsuit]]>Fri, 04 Nov 2016 05:43:46 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tgi+fridays.png
A lawsuit has been filed against the franchisee of a popular restaurant chain's City Avenue outpost after one diner allegedly found live cockroaches in her meal.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Villanova Athletics Gets Sponsorship Deal ]]>Fri, 04 Nov 2016 05:58:13 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/176*120/GettyImages-519846020+%281%29.jpg
After converting computer systems and rebranding branches last month from its recently-completed acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group, KeyCorp announced its first local sponsorship deal.

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<![CDATA[Major Makeover for Jersey Shore's Favorite Roller Coaster]]>Fri, 04 Nov 2016 08:38:48 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wildwood-Resized.jpg
A popular Jersey shore roller coaster is being taken apart piece by piece as part of a $5 million rebuilding project.

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<![CDATA[Ex-CFO Gets 3-Year Sentence, Has to Pay Back $4M]]>Fri, 04 Nov 2016 05:51:03 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/money_handcuffs_generic_nbc.jpg
A New Jersey man has been sentenced to three years in prison for embezzling millions from a company where he served as chief financial officer.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Helping Vet After Rental Car Crash]]>Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:42:39 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017768673_1200x675_799897155641.jpg
After waiting weeks to get reimbursed for insurance claims after a serious crash in a rental car, a viewer reaches out to NBC10 Responds Team and Harry Hairston for help.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Who Choked on Popeyes Chicken Drops Lawsuit]]>Thu, 03 Nov 2016 20:29:07 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/536072917-popeyes-generic.jpg
A Mississippi attorney has dropped his lawsuit against Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen after he says he choked on a piece of chicken when the fast-food restaurant failed to provide him a knife in the drive-thru. Paul...

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<![CDATA[AC, NJ Still Battling Over Takeover Plan]]>Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:55:06 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-504632071.jpg
Atlantic City officials vowed Wednesday that their battle with the state over the city's proposed financial turnaround plan is still ongoing even though Gov. Chris Christie's administration has rejected...

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<![CDATA[Egypt Devalues Its Currency, Meeting Key IMF Demand]]>Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:28:22 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/EGYPT_AP_16292594860335.jpg
Egypt has devalued its currency by 48 percent, meeting a key demand set by the International Monetary Fund in exchange for a $13 billion loan over three years to overhaul the country's ailing...

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<![CDATA[Century-Old Church Will Likely be Demolished]]>Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:49:46 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/narbberth+church.png
With the tear-down of a 125-year-old church on the horizon in Narberth, the creation of a historic preservation program resurfaced in talks at a Borough Council meeting last month.

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<![CDATA[Taco Bell Giving Out Free Tacos Wednesday Thanks to World Series ]]>Wed, 02 Nov 2016 10:23:47 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/taco-bell-doritos.jpg
If you’re in the mood for a free taco this afternoon, you’re in luck. And you have the Cleveland Indians to thank for it. As part of their “Steal a Base, Steal a Taco” campaign during the World Series,...

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<![CDATA[Kraft Heinz to Close Pa. Factory Within Weeks]]>Wed, 02 Nov 2016 08:36:42 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/heinz+and+kraft+products.jpg
A Lehigh Valley factory that has made products for the Kraft Heinz company for more than 40 years is set to close.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds Resolves Bank Blunder]]>Wed, 02 Nov 2016 08:43:38 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017749780_1200x675_799005251597.jpg
Harry Hairston and the NBC10 Responds team contacted Charles Schreiber's bank after he tried paying a billl early but ended up with issues.]]>
<![CDATA[Weavers Way Co-Op Opening First Suburban Location in MontCo]]>Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:22:13 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BottomDollarCoOp.JPG
The Philadelphia-based Weavers Way Co-op will open its third store on the site of a former supermarket chain in a grocery-deprived Montgomery County area.

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<![CDATA[Old City Debuts Upgraded Firehouse Park]]>Wed, 02 Nov 2016 06:39:03 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Firehouse+Park.png
Years after two Old City residents started voluntarily maintaining a 5,580 square foot swath of the historic neighborhood, the newly improved Girard Fountain Park – complete with new seating, WiFi service...

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<![CDATA[Starbucks Debuts New Green Cups, Sparking Mixed Reaction]]>Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:17:02 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Starbucks_Green_Cup-%281%29cup.jpg
Starbucks' holiday drinks are back -- and so is the controversy surrounding their cups. The coffee chain unveiled a new paper cup design Tuesday: a green cup with illustrations of the faces of more than...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Starts Offering Black Friday Deals]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2016 11:12:57 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AMAZON_AP_16287435798944.jpg
It's only one day after Halloween and more than three weeks to Thanksgiving but Black Friday deals are already here. Amazon began offering sales on Tuesday as part of its Black Friday Deals store, which...

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<![CDATA[No More Cheap Gas in New Jersey]]>Tue, 01 Nov 2016 05:47:34 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gas+tax2.jpg
The days of cheap gas in New Jersey came to an end Tuesday when a 23-cents-per-gallon increase in the state's gas tax took effect.

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<![CDATA['Shark Tank' Food Startup Plants Roots in Philly]]>Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:01:20 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Hungry+HArvest.png
A Maryland-based produce delivery startup that hooked one of the Shark investors on ABC's Shark Tank earlier this year has decided to stay in Philadelphia after a successful beta period.

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<![CDATA[Virtua to Spend Nearly $60M on 2 New Health Care Sites]]>Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:09:52 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/virtua+new+facility.png
Virtua is planning to spend nearly $60 million on two major building projects, one to benefit cancer patients in South Jersey and the other to help so-called “high utilizers” of health care services in the city...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Special Needs Stroller Fight]]>Mon, 31 Oct 2016 10:34:25 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017716944_1200x675_797331523653.jpg
When a viewer needing a special type of stroller was getting the runaround from her insurance provider, she contacted NBC10 Responds. NBC10's Harry Hairston has more.]]>
<![CDATA[Stores Closing on Thanksgiving]]>Mon, 31 Oct 2016 09:35:57 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017714977_1200x675_797287491683.jpg
Black Friday shopping seems to start earlier every year, after backlash from employees and some shoppers, some big name stores are closing on Thanksgiving this year.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Einstein Pays Nearly $1M to Resolve Medicare Billing Issue]]>Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:16:00 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Einstein_Hospital_Columns.jpg
The Einstein Healthcare Network has agreed to pay nearly $1 million to resolve allegations a cardiologist, who was part of the Einstein practice plan, submitted bills to Medicare for services that were...]]>
<![CDATA[Philly's Soda Tax to Save on Health Care Costs: Study]]>Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:53:05 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/philadelphia-soda-tax.jpg
Philadelphia's new soda tax will go into effect in January – as long as a lawsuit against the city doesn't stop it– and once it's legal, the new tax could bring about potentially millions of dollars in...

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<![CDATA[Gov. Wolf Reveals School Reform Commission Nomination]]>Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:34:05 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/classroom+generic1.jpg
Gov. Tom Wolf revealed on Friday his nomination to Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission.

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<![CDATA[Wildwood to Bring 15 Concerts to Its Beaches]]>Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:43:27 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wildwood.PNG
Officials in the Jersey Shore town are currently considering bringing up to 15 concerts to Wildwood over the next three years, with as many as five separate beach shows during each of the next three summer...

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<![CDATA[TD Bank US CEO to Retire]]>Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:53:46 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/td-bankbloomberg-750xx3000-1688-0-156.jpg
Mike Pedersen will retire as CEO of TD Bank, the U.S. banking arm of TD Bank Group.

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<![CDATA[American, Southwest Raise Base Fares By $5 Each Way]]>Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:07:24 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/american+airlines+plane+dfw.jpg
American and Southwest are raising fares by $5 each way, the latest move by airlines to reverse a price slump that has lasted nearly two years.

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<![CDATA[Kenney Drinks to Yards New Northern Liberties HQ]]>Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:44:54 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/KenneyYards.png
With a cold pint of beer in hand, Mayor Jim Kenney and Yards Brewing Founder Tom Kehoe toasted the Philadelphia's brewery's new headquarters in the city's Northern Liberties neighborhood.

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<![CDATA[Montco Opioid Addiction Program Opens]]>Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:42:58 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ArcadiaHouse.png
Eagleville Hospital, in a partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Human Services, has opened Arcadia House — an evidence-based treatment program for young men battling opioid and heroin addiction.

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<![CDATA[Campbell's Investing $32M in San Francisco Company]]>Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:37:35 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Campbells+San+Fran.PNG
Campbell's Soup Co. has become the sole investor of a San Francisco-based company that combines nutrition, technology and food delivery into one bundle.

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<![CDATA[QVC to Launch Network Dedicated to Selling Beauty Products]]>Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:22:16 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/QVC+Makeup.PNG
Home shopping television network QVC said it will launch Beauty iQ, a multiplatform network devoted exclusively to selling beauty products.

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<![CDATA[Apple's Quarterly Sales Fall, But Forecast Calls for Gains]]>Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:39:19 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16299610949177-Apple-Earnings.jpg
Apple says it sold 45.5 million iPhones in the last quarter, 5 percent fewer than it sold a year earlier. But the giant tech company's rosy forecast for the holidays was better than what Wall Street had...

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<![CDATA[Franklin Institute Showcases New Virtual Reality Exhibit ]]>Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:38:51 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/FranklinInstituteVR.png
A new virtual reality initiative from the Franklin Institute – including a permanent exhibit and a mobile app – will bring the latest in technology to thousands of museum visitors and countless others around the...

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<![CDATA[Forget the Cases: Pa. Senate OKs Six-Pack Sales]]>Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:13:11 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/6+pack+beer.jpg
Pennsylvania's senate has voted to pass legislation that would, among other things, allow beer distributors to sell beer for off-site consumption in any amount, including six-packs and growlers.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Comcast's NBCUniversal to Invest Another $200M Into BuzzFeed]]>Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:58:49 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BuzzFeedGettyImages-480516731.jpg
BuzzFeed is getting another infusion of cash from Comcast's NBC Universal, which is investing another $200 million in the millennial-focused, digital media outlet.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[GlaxoSmithKline Seeks U.S. Approval for Shingles Vaccine]]>Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:51:06 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GlaxoSmithKline+PBJ.jpg
GlaxoSmithKline said Monday it has submitted a biologics license application with the Food and Drug Administration seeking approval for its experimental shingle vaccine.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Wawa to Open 2 More Stores in Center City, Sources Say]]>Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:52:29 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wawa-sign-750xx3600-2029-0-178.jpg
Wawa Inc. is expanding its presence in Center City and searching for locations for two additional stores, according to multiple sources.

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<![CDATA[Senate Approves UberX and Lyft in Philly]]>Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:48:58 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_992502933154-uber-center-philadelphia-protest.jpg
The Pennsylvania Senate approved a bill to permanently legalize rideshraing services like UberX and Lyft Monday night by a vote of 47 to 1. Governor Wolf is expected to sign the bill into law.

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<![CDATA[New Medicare to Tackle Health Disparities in North Phila.]]>Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:28:02 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mayor+kenney+closeup.png
State and city officials unveiled plans Thursday to address the health disparities in North Philadelphia through the creation of a "Health Enterprise Zone."

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<![CDATA[Opening Date Set For Univ. City Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant]]>Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:26:50 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mexican-Food-Generic-Getty.jpg
Chef Marc Vetri and Drexel University have set the opening date for what they're calling the city's first pay-what-you-can restaurant.

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<![CDATA[Phillies Looking For More Math Geeks]]>Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:45:14 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/phillies+stadium.png
The Philadelphia Phillies are looking to expand their analytics department, but the baseball team isn’t ready to talk about it in detail just yet.

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<![CDATA[Pa. Unemployment Rate Stays At 5.7%]]>Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:04:49 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/HelpWanted-GettyImages-486482294.jpg
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.7 percent in September.

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<![CDATA[Toy Companies Break Down Barriers to Be More Inclusive]]>Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:12:27 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/barbie-aisle.jpg
Toy companies are working harder to think outside their usual box, offering more-inclusive items like dolls with disabilities, female superhero figures and characters with a range of skin tones. Many of...

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<![CDATA[BAT Offers to Buy Reynolds in $47 Billion Deal ]]>Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:51:28 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TOBACCO_AP_16292769411846.jpg
British American Tobacco has offered to buy Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion cash-and-stock deal. The London-based company offered Friday to buy the 57.8 percent of Reynolds it doesn't already own...

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<![CDATA[Firm Makes $146M Investment in Pa. Snack Food Company Utz]]>Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:23:01 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Utz+Chips.PNG
A private equity firm has invested more than $146 million in Pennsylvania snack food company Utz.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Leaky Roof Repair]]>Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:45:52 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/203*120/Generic+Roof+Generic.JPG
A Lansdowne man had a problem with a leaky roof so he called Home Depot for repairs. After a few weeks, the leak returned but Home Depot did not, until Harry Hairston and the NBC10 Responds team stepped in.

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<![CDATA[Snoopy, Peanuts Gang, Cut Loose By MetLife]]>Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:11:18 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/snoopysnoopy.jpg
Insurance giant MetLife Inc. said Thursday it is launching a new global branding effort, marking the end of a long relationship with Charlie Brown's beagle and the Peanuts crew.

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<![CDATA[Hyundai Recalls Midsize Cars for Possible Flying Sunroofs]]>Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:04:53 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hyundai2.jpg
Hyundai is recalling nearly 63,000 midsize cars in the U.S. because the panoramic glass sunroofs can come loose and fly into traffic. The recall covers certain Sonata midsize cars from the 2015 and 2016 model...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]><![CDATA[Salaries of Alumni in 20 Philly-Area Schools ]]>Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:46:33 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/philadelphia+skyline.PNG
Graduates of the University of the Sciences earn a median salary of $95,800, the 7th highest post-graduation salary in the country — ranking just above Harvard and MIT — and the highest in the Philadelphia...]]>
<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Hot Air Balloon Ride That Wasn't]]>Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:35:00 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017561901_1200x675_788993603623.jpg
A woman brought her husband a gift certificate for a hot air balloon ride, but when she tried to schedule a trip, it went nowhere. NBC10 Responds and Harry Hairston got action.]]>
<![CDATA[Slow Cookers Recalled Due to Fire, Shock Hazard]]>Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:22:39 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/slow-cooker-recall.jpg
3 Squares recalled nearly 175,000 rice and slow cookers Tuesday due to improper wiring that poses fire and shock hazards. The company recalled their Tim3 Machin3 and Mini Tim3 Machin3 rice and slow cookers with...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Where's My Cellphone?]]>Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:57:11 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017545618_1200x675_788157507611.jpg
Mary Hueber never received the new phone she was promised from Tracfone so NBC10 Responds and Harry Hairston stepped in to resolve the issue.]]>
<![CDATA[McCormick Recalls Taco Seasoning Mix Sold Nationwide ]]>Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:22:28 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/taco+seasoning+mix.jpg
McCormick & Company is recalling a specific brand of its taco seasoning because some dairy-free bottles were inadvertently filled with a product containing whey, which can cause severe reactions in people...

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<![CDATA[PepsiCo Promises Less Sugar In Its Sodas]]>Tue, 18 Oct 2016 06:03:14 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pepsi-138490197.jpg
PepsiCo plans to reduce calories in the company’s beverages, one of several changes CEO Indra Nooyi is casting as a “tremendous opportunity” for the company.

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<![CDATA[Fewer People Are Visiting Trump-Branded Properties: Analysts]]>Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:38:30 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-528652674.jpg
The number of visitors to Donald Trump-branded properties dropped in September by more than 16 percent compared to the same month last year, CNBC reports. That drop follows a 7.1 percent year-over-year...

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<![CDATA[Local Chef to Compete on Finale of Food Network Show]]>Tue, 18 Oct 2016 05:49:42 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/190*120/Natalie+Food+Network.PNG
A local registered dietitian and former personal chef has made it to the finale round of a Food Network show in which sabotaging your competition is not only possible, but encouraged.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Rowan University Gets $25M Donation to Transform Fossil Park]]>Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:07:14 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/204*120/Rowan+Fossil+Park.JPG
A $25 million gift from the founders of one of the country’s leading independent financial advising firms intends to transform Rowan University’s Fossil Park into an educational attraction that draws visitors...

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<![CDATA[Philadelphia 76ers Name CEO for eSports Franchise]]>Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:39:26 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/teamindignitas.png
The Philadelphia 76ers have named gaming industry veteran Jonathan Kemp as CEO of Team Dignitas, the eSports franchise acquired by the Sixers last month.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[A.C. Moore to Open First Store in Center City]]>Sat, 15 Oct 2016 07:11:02 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/229*120/fye+broad+street+ac+moore+credit+peter+van+allen.JPG
A huge, ground-floor retail space has its new tenant – A.C. Moore, which will replace long-time occupant f.y.e. in the highly visible South Broad Street store.

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<![CDATA[Kimmel Center to Buy Merriam Theater]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 22:55:11 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Merriam+Theatre.jpg
Philadelphia cultural powerhouse The Kimmel Center is in talks to bring a storied city theater into its portfolio: The Merriam Theater.

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<![CDATA[Post-Scandal, Wells Fargo Faces Long and 'Lumpy' Recovery]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 20:15:02 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/611284376-stumpf-wells-fargo-ceo-house-committee.jpg
It's going to get worse for Wells Fargo before it gets better. In the wake of the biggest scandal in the bank's 164-year history, distrustful customers are not opening as many checking accounts or applying...

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<![CDATA[Gas Industry Challenges New Pa. Drilling Rules]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 20:00:10 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-137282973.jpg
The natural gas industry in Pennsylvania is challenging new state regulations that govern surface development of shale gas wells, saying they threaten jobs and investment by adding up to $2 million to the...

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<![CDATA[Gas Tax Goes Up by 23 Cents With Christie's Approval]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 22:54:28 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gas-pump3.jpg
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation hiking the state's gas tax by 23 cents to help pay for transportation projects.

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<![CDATA[US Bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones From Planes]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:15:02 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/605913468-Samsung-Galaxy-Note-7.jpg
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are being banned from all air transportation in the United States effective Saturday at noon ET, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday.

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<![CDATA[New Whole Foods Market Opens in Philly]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:09:31 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017506138_1200x675_786057795942.jpg
The new Whole Foods supermarket hosted its grand opening Friday at Rodin Square, a development project in the Spring Garden section of Philadelphia.]]>
<![CDATA[Nearly Half of Young Adults Lack Retirement Savings, Pension]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:54:52 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/money+generic.PNG
Young Americans with even just $1 saved for retirement are ahead of the pack. Forty-eight percent of all Americans aged 18 to 30 have zero in retirement savings and no access to a traditional pension, according...

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<![CDATA[New Whole Foods Opens in Philly]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:54:14 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017503224_1200x675_785922627888.jpg
A new Whole Foods Market is part of the grand opening of Rodin Square in Spring Garden. The new development also features apartments, a cafe, a CVS and a branch of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.]]>
<![CDATA[Samsung Note 7 Recall to Cost at Least $5.3B]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 06:47:16 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/samsung14.jpg
Samsung Electronics said Friday that discontinuing the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, which is prone to overheat and catch fire, will cost it about $3 billion in the current and coming quarters, raising total...

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<![CDATA[Feds Say Air Bag Parts Maker is Stonewalling Crash Probe]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:58:23 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-474401450-Air-Bag.jpg
The federal government has accused a small air bag parts maker of stonewalling an investigation into a fatal car crash and threatened a large fine over the lack of cooperation.

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<![CDATA[Atlantic City Casino Revenue Down 1.5 Percent in September ]]>Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:45:52 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/165*120/200143616-001.jpg
Casino revenue in Atlantic City, New Jersey, declined by 1.5 percent in September compared with the levels of a year ago.

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<![CDATA[Pa. Pharma Company to Supply High Schools with Narcan]]>Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:18:07 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Narcan-Trademark-Image-cred.jpg
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced Thursday morning a Department of Health agreement with the Main Line maker of a emergency nasal-spray treatment for opioid overdoses.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Beyoncé Concert Scheme Lands Lawyer in Prison for 3 Years]]>Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:51:13 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/beyonce-concierto-pokemon.jpg
A lawyer was sentenced to three years in prison for participating in a scheme with a concert promoter to scam local investors out of more than $2 million that they said was being used to promote well-known...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Frequent Flyer Miles Returned]]>Thu, 13 Oct 2016 09:14:47 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/NBC10+Repsonds+Ariline+Miles.JPG
An American Airlines customer purchased a flight with her award miles for a vacation out west, with a value of more than $1,000. When the flight was cancelled, she struggled with the airline to get the...

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<![CDATA[Jewelers Row Project 'A New Reality']]>Wed, 12 Oct 2016 18:40:45 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jewelers+row+PBJ+toll+bros.PNG
The contention over construction on Jewelers Row in Center City shows Philadelphia's planning, zoning and preservation agencies are "out of sync" with the needs of our historic city, the leader of the...

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<![CDATA[Opening Date Set for Bar One in South Philly]]>Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:21:03 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/barone-philadelphia-4-of-13.jpg
It's been a long time coming — no thanks to a few delays — but South Philly's Bar One, a restaurant by the manager and fifth-generation owner of America's oldest Italian restaurant — finally has an opening...

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<![CDATA[Nemours and Montco Hospital Form Pediatric Care Partnership]]>Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:41:52 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Nemours+Montco+Partnership.PNG
Nemours Children’s Health System, continuing to expand its reach in the Philadelphia region, has formed a partnership with Pottstown Memorial Medical Center to bring advanced pediatric care to western Montgomery...

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<![CDATA[Free People Readies for Reopening in Bigger Space at KoP]]>Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:54:30 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/free+people+KoP.PNG
Urban Outfitters Inc. totally reimagined retail concept is making its King of Prussia debut on Thursday when the Philadelphia-based lifestyle brand reopens the mall's Free People location – which will be...

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<![CDATA[Regional Rail Crisis Cost SEPTA Nearly $7.5M in Fare Revenue]]>Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:52:06 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA12.jpg
SEPTA is focusing on improving fundamentals – scheduling and reliability – to draw passengers back to its Regional Rail lines after reportedly losing out on $7.48 million in fare revenue over three months.

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<![CDATA[Pa. School District Agrees to Sell School For $6.25M]]>Tue, 11 Oct 2016 15:59:07 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/updateNeilArmstrongSchool.png
A suburban Philadelphia community is reportedly selling a vacant school for $6.25 million.

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<![CDATA[Look inside Penn's New Pennovation Center]]>Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:53:40 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pennovation+center+pbj.jpg
The Pennovation Center at University of Pennsylvania’s Pennovation Works campus will officially open its doors in a ceremony later this month, but the three story facility on the 23-acre Pennovation Works campus...]]>
<![CDATA[Samsung Temporarily Suspends Production of Galaxy Note 7]]>Mon, 10 Oct 2016 17:33:47 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-585211482.jpg
Samsung has temporarily halted production of Galaxy Note 7 after replacement devices catch fire, the Associated Press reports. Samsung announced a global recall of the phone in mid-September after incidents in...

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<![CDATA[UberX & Lyft Can Still Operate in Philly: Judge]]>Sat, 08 Oct 2016 08:15:36 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16139670373261.jpg
The Philadelphia Parking Authority says the ruling won't stop them from enforcing the ban.

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump's Greatest Hits (And Misses) in Atlantic City]]>Sat, 08 Oct 2016 14:40:35 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TrumpTajMahal-AP_16200807232046.jpg
Donald Trump's business relationships with Atlantic City casinos have largely been over since 2009, even though the Trump Taj Mahal casino still bore his name. But early Monday, the last vestige of Trump...

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<![CDATA[Prepare to Pay 23 Cents More a Gallon in NJ]]>Fri, 07 Oct 2016 19:58:34 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-gas-01.jpg
The measure would make New Jersey's gas tax the sixth-highest in the nation, up from 49th before.

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<![CDATA[Temple Officials Scale Back Merit Scholarships]]>Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:40:18 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/temple+university+flags1.jpg
Financial factors at Temple University have led school officials to limit merit scholarships beginning with freshman students entering the college in fall 2017.]]>
<![CDATA['Waffle House Index' Goes Red as 25 Stores Shutter]]>Fri, 07 Oct 2016 11:34:40 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_050728017778.jpg
For most restaurants, closing during a major storm would only seem sensible. But when a Waffle House shuts its doors, even disaster specialists take notice. In light of Hurricane Matthew, 25 Waffle House...

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<![CDATA[Trump Taj Mahal Closing, Nearly 3,000 Workers to Lose Jobs]]>Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:03:20 -0500http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Trump-Taj-Mahal-Casino.jpg
As of 5:59 a.m. Monday, the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City will close – another pockmark on the struggling city's gaming industry that puts nearly 3,000 workers out of a job and shines a light on one of...]]>