<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/business en-us Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:21:22 -0400 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:21:22 -0400 NBC Local Integrated Media <![CDATA[Deadline Looms for Delaware Revenue Panel]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:33:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/Delaware+Gov+Jack+Markell+Waves.JPG
The reporting deadline is approaching for a panel exploring how to make the state's revenue portfolio less unpredictable and more reflective of economic conditions.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Developer Considers Hotel, Retail for Chester County Township]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:00:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/blueprints.jpg
Liberty Property Trust is proposing a dramatic plan to level nine office buildings in Great Valley Corporate Center that would create a 50-acre swath of developable land where it wants to construct a mixed-use...]]>
<![CDATA[Plan Approved for 48 Upscale Apartments in Bethlehem]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:59:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009867978_1200x675_418854467938.jpg
Bethlehem's zoning board approved a real estate developer's plan to renovate the top six floors of a10-story office building into 48 upscale apartments.]]>
<![CDATA[Delaware Officials Kick Off Small Business Saturdays]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:49:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009867783_1200x675_418813507793.jpg
The Delmarva Broadcasting Company came up with the idea for Small Business Saturdays, a push to get more of us to shop at state's non-chain stores.]]>
<![CDATA[Drexel Hosts Cook-Off for High School Chefs]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:38:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philadelphia+Student+Cooks+Stove+Pan.jpg
High school chefs took part in a cooking competition at Drexel University as a part of the "Careers Through Culinary Arts Program."

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<![CDATA[New Starbucks Frappucino Flavor]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:31:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Birthday_Cake_Frappuccino_%283%29.jpg
Starbucks’ popular frappuccino beverage has turned 20 and to honor the drink’s big birthday, the company has debuted a new specialty drink—the Birthday Cake Frappuccino.

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<![CDATA[Steelers Stadium Still Heinz Field Despite Merger With Kraft]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:26:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/454863840.jpg
H.J. Heinz Co. say the Pittsburgh Steelers' football stadium will continue to be named after the Pittsburgh-based ketchup and foods company despite a planned merger with Kraft Foods Group.

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Philadelphia-based nostalgia sports apparel company Mitchell & Ness has unveiled its list of the top-selling throwback jerseys by state

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[32-Story Apt. Building Planned In Washington Square]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:17:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Washington-Square-Apartment.jpg
An affiliate of Mack-Cali Realty Corp. is expanding its local footprint and is proposing to construct a 32-story apartment tower on what is now a narrow surface parking lot at 709 Chestnut St. in Center City. ]]>
<![CDATA[Caesars Bets Big on AC Conference Center]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:26:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Caesars-AC.jpg
The Waterfront Conference Center is scheduled to open in August, and advance bookings have surpassed expectations, Massari said. It has more than 100,000 room nights booked, with 66,000 of those occurring in the...

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<![CDATA[Winter Grunt Work Leads to Baseball Careers]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:48:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/230*120/Casey+Fien+Minnesota+Twins.JPG
Long before any of that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce.

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<![CDATA[New Wegmans to Create 500 Jobs]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:24:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wegmansconcordville.jpg
Wegmans is opening up a new store and it is expected to bring an influx of jobs to suburban Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Pa.-Based Heinz Buying Kraft Foods]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:21:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/edt-AP1111140162388.jpg
Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world's largest food...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[New KOP Mall Restaurant Looking to Add 130 Jobs]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:59:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/177*120/king-of-prussia-mall-walkway.jpg
The newest restaurant at the King of Prussia Mall will be opening in mid-April, and it’s looking to add more than 100 jobs.

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<![CDATA[Taco Bell's Waffle Taco Is Dead; Biscuit Taco to Replace]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:58:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/biscuit-taco-bell.jpg
The newest weapon in the breakfast wars is a biscuit shaped like a taco.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[6 Local Firms to Layoff Nearly 2,000 Workers]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:19:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/layoff_notice_web.jpg
Six different companies with local operations notified the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry through a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) that they would be laying off employees for...

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<![CDATA[Alcohol Coming to Smaller Delaware Restaurants]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:05:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/tequila2.jpg
Smaller Delaware restaurants will now be allowed to apply for a liquor license under a bill signed into law Monday.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Local Developers Gear Up for Apple Watch]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:59:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TLMD-portada-apple-watch.jpg
A group of local developers are gearing up for the Apple Watch release. By April 24, they expect to have a suite of applications ready for use on the new product.

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"PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS NEWS" ]]> <![CDATA[Philly Home-Care Company Shuts Down]]> Sun, 22 Mar 2015 07:44:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Home+Care+Company.jpg
Infinite Care, a Philadelphia home-care company that was charged with Medicaid fraud last month, has informed the state it has ceased operations in a move that cost 1,324 employees their jobs.

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"PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL" ]]> <![CDATA[Medical-Device Maker Raises $3M]]> Sun, 22 Mar 2015 07:42:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*122/Bruce+Shook+CEO.JPG
Medical-device developer Intact Vascular raised $3 million in a debt financing, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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"PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS NEWS" ]]> <![CDATA[Penn and PTC Therapeutics Team Up to Research Rare Diseases]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:22:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Peltz+Headshot.jpg
PTC Therapeutics Inc. has formed an orphan disease research collaboration with the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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<![CDATA[Graco to Pay $10 Million Over Seat Buckle Response]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:47:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/AP442003551463.jpg
Graco has agreed to pay a $3 million fine for delayed reporting of consumer complaints about difficulty opening car seat buckles. As part of the agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,...

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<![CDATA[Brzezinski to Give Away $10K if You 'Know Your Value']]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:03:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/mika_bio_tease_02.jpg
"Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski will give women nationwide the chance to win $10,000 to "further their lives and careers" as part the upcoming "Know Your Value" tour, she and the NBCUniversal News...]]>
"PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL" ]]> <![CDATA[GlaxoSmithKline Planning to Lay Off About 150 in Pennsylvania]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:24:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GlaxoSmithKline+PBJ.jpg
Planned layoffs first announced by GlaxoSmithKline in December are about to begin in the Philadelphia region.

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<![CDATA[AC Snubbed! Left Off New Version of Monopoly]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:23:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/85991649.jpg
Atlantic City is where the Monopoly board game began, but voters in a global contest to pick cities for new editions of the 80-year-old game have turned their attention elsewhere.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[DuPont Sues Monsanto]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:11:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/soybeans+harvest+generic.jpg
DuPont has filed a lawsuit against Monsanto, claiming that Monsanto didn't pay royalties awarded during a previous arbitration decision. It centers around "gene-gun technology used to develop herbicide-resistant...

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<![CDATA[Christie Signs Bill Allowing Direct Sale of Teslas]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:19:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/06-05-2014-tesla-logo-emblem.jpg
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a measure Wednesday that would allow the sale of Tesla and other zero-emission cars in the state.

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<![CDATA[Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:17:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/white-wine-generic-186205780.jpg
Many popular, inexpensive brands of wine made and distributed in California, including Trader Joe's famed "Two Buck Chuck," contain illegal and dangerously high levels of poisonous inorganic arsenic, according...

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<![CDATA[More to Park at the Jersey Shore?]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:17:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/parking+meter+bayfront.jpg
It could cost more to park along the ocean in a popular Jersey Shore town.

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<![CDATA[Panel Explores Del. Reliance on Lottery Revenue]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:51:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/1757442711.jpg
A panel exploring how to make Delaware's revenue portfolio less unpredictable and more reflective of economic conditions is taking a close look at the state's reliance on abandoned property collections...

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<![CDATA[Get Free Water Ice Today]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:09:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/206*120/rita3.jpg
Freebie tradition for first day of spring returns.]]>
<![CDATA[Taj Investor Likens Casino Union to Mobsters]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:14:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/AP106114870456.jpg
Ratcheting up his war of words with Atlantic City's main casino union, billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Thursday likened the group to mobsters demanding protection from merchants in return for not getting...

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<![CDATA[More Rules for Uber, Lyft in NJ?]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:04:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Uber+GettyImages_451551326.jpg
Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft would be subject to stricter legal requirements under a bill that passed an Assembly committee Thursday.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Escape From the Planet of Cubicles]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:43:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/179*120/760351.jpg
At AWeber Communications' Bucks County headquarters off Manor Drive in Chalfont, the company has three in-house gourmet chefs that whip up free organic meals with locally sourced ingredients every day, a...

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<![CDATA[Del. Applauds Obama's Challenge to Indonesia]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:05:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_chicken_knifex1200.jpg
Members of Delaware's congressional delegation are applauding the Obama administration's challenge to Indonesia's restrictions on agricultural imports.

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<![CDATA[South Jersey Gas Offers Solutions for High Bills]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 01:28:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/South_Jersey_Gas.jpg
Technical issues have led to thousands of errors in South Jersey Gas' billing system and the company has recently sent out letters with information about fixing the problem.]]>
<![CDATA[Fed Hints at Rate Hike, Won't Say When]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:31:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_janet_yellen_reserva_federal_estados_unidos.jpg
The Federal Reserve made its first overtures on Wednesday that it is seeking to hike interest rates, but Fed Chair Janet Yellen did not specify when the hike is set to arrive, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Fast Food Manager Says to Put Mayo on Burn: Philly Worker]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 08:56:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/McDonalds-Blitz-Box.jpg
McDonald's workers in 19 cities -- including one in Philadelphia -- filed complaints earlier this week over burns from popping grease -- and the lackluster care to treat them -- a lack of protective equipment...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Study: Philly Nonprofit Leaders 'Exhausted']]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:27:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/%5BKNSD%5D+Stress_Depression_generic_Image.jpg
Nonprofit leaders in the Philadelphia region aren't feeling too positive about their current positions due to the lagging engagement from their boards, according to a new study.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Camden Observation Tower Hangs in Limbo]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:27:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/camden-skyview+observation+tower+for+web.jpg
A 300-foot observation tower overlooking the Camden, N.J., waterfront was supposed to be South Jersey's newest landmark -- but it's currently hanging in limbo.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[High Street on Market to Open New York Location]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:53:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chef-eli-kulp+high+street+on+market.jpg
Less than two years since its debut in Philadelphia, restaurant High Street on Market will be taking on New York.

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<![CDATA[Public Hearings to Discuss Boosting Casino Business]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:04:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009790068_1200x675_414764611930.jpg
Lawmakers will hold two public hearings Wednesday at Harrah's and Sugarhouse casinos to hear ideas on how to increase business.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Employee Burns]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:09:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mcds-protest-1.jpg
McDonald's employees in Chicago lobbied for more safety standards at the restaurant. Demonstration comes one day after employees around the nation filed 28 health and safety complaints against the Oak...

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<![CDATA[Rat-Eaten Cake Served to Inmates: Prison Official]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:06:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/aramark-truck+304xx1162-775-0-47.jpg
The Michigan Department of Corrections says a kitchen worker for the state's food contractor ordered cake that had been nibbled or pawed by rodents to be served to inmates last year at a mid-Michigan prison.

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<![CDATA[AC Development Capitalizes on Proximity to Water]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:19:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/209*120/Bader+Field+Atlantic+City+Plan.JPG
Atlantic City says an Entertainment City complex built around the casino industry could foster a performing arts, recreational and residential renaissance at the former Bader Field airport site.

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<![CDATA[NJ Closer to Welcoming Tesla Sales]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:46:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/11-5-2013-tesla-logo-emblem.jpg
New Jerseyans are a step closer to be allowed to buy electric cars directly from manufacturers.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philly Firm to Acquire Wet Seal]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:27:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/85589502.jpg
Philadelphia private equity firm Versa Capital Management said it's the winning bidder in an auction to acquire Wet Seal, a fashion retail chain for young women that's had a rough few months.

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<![CDATA[Offical Revenue Panel Meets to Update Projections]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 06:38:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+money+new.jpg
The panel that sets Delaware's official revenue forecast is meeting for the first time this year to update its projections.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Comcast, Time Warner Cable Review Paused Again]]> Sun, 15 Mar 2015 11:44:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*134/Comcast+Time+Warner.JPG
We'll have to wait a bit longer to hear the outcome of the Comcast and Time Warner Cable deal.

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<![CDATA[Hotel to Rise Above Former Center City Studios]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:48:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/Gamble-and-Huff.jpg
A plan to erect a skyscraper on land occupied by the fire-damaged office of Philadelphia International Records has taken another step toward construction.

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<![CDATA[Shuttered Historic Pennsylvania Theater for Sale]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 22:53:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009758514_1200x675_413049411877.jpg
The owner of the Boyertown Theatre in Berks County is looking for a buyer.]]>
<![CDATA[Center City Hotel to Rise Above Philly Sound Studios]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 22:47:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009758419_1200x675_413042243690.jpg
Mayor Michael Nutter announced the design partnership for the future SLS International Hotel that will honor the Philadelphia Sound created by Gamble and Huff's Philadelphia International Records that sat on the...]]>
<![CDATA[Union Pickets Taj Mahal Casino Over Benefits Elimination]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:11:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Atlantic+City+Trump+Taj+Mahal+Protest+Casino+Workers+Taj+Workers.JPG
With billionaire investor Carl Icahn poised to take over their casino, hundreds of union members picketed outside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort on Friday, protesting the elimination of health insurance...

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<![CDATA[Handgun Handbag Pulled From Stores]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:08:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/handgun+handbag.jpg
New York-area fashion chain Easy Pickins has pulled a controversial purse, featuring a realistic 3-D imprint of a handgun

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<![CDATA[Judge Denies $82M Sale of AC's Revel]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:51:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
A bankruptcy judge on Friday denied the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel casino to a Florida developer.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Freestanding Oxygen Therapy Center Opens]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:50:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/oxygen+therapy+center+pbj.jpg
Victoria Bliss-Calkins didn't have to look far for inspiration when deciding to open Oxygen Oasis Hyperbaric Wellness Center, a freestanding hyperbaric oxygen therapy center in Langhorne, Pa.

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<![CDATA[Senate Rejects Exxon Settlement Vote ]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:18:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_exxon_neg_470_265.jpg
New Jersey's Senate is going to consider a resolution that calls for a judge to reject Gov. Chris Christie's $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil.

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<![CDATA[Rutgers, Faculty Reach Tentative Contract Deal]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:22:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rutgers+university+generic+FB+courtesy.jpg
Rutgers University and the university's faculty have reached a tentative contract.

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"PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL"]]> <![CDATA[Major Soccer Finals to Bring $13M to Philly Region]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:30:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/89265890_10.jpg
The CONCACAF 2015 Gold Cup Final, as expected, will be held at Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia on July 26.

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<![CDATA[Tourism Spending in New Jersey Tops $40B]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:44:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/wildwood-beach.jpg
Tourism spending beat its previous high in New Jersey for the second straight year, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno told the state's annual tourism conference on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Casino Revenue Down 14.8 Percent in Atlantic City]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 21:30:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/PBJ+Atlantic+City.jpg
Atlantic City's February casino revenue declined by 14.8 compared with a year ago, when there were 11 casinos operating instead of the current eight.

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<![CDATA[New Bidders Try to Get in on Sale of AC's Revel]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 20:38:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
New bidders are trying to squeeze into the sale process for Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel as a judge is set to consider awarding it to a Florida developer.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[New Residential Tower Rising Over Independence Hall]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:12:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/500+Walnut+Independence+Hall.jpg
Scannapieco Development Corp. is scheduled to officially break ground today on its $180 million project called 500 Walnut, a high-end residential tower that will overlook one of America's most historic sites...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Jaworski Talks About Bringing Soul to AC for 'Boardwalk Bowl']]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:56:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/194*120/Ron+Jaworski.jpg
The Philadelphia Soul will be heading down to the Shore in May to play a regular season home game in Atlantic City.

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<![CDATA[Skyscraper Coming to Allentown?]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 00:32:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Allentown-Skyscraper.jpg
Allentown could be home to a 33-story building. But first it needs final approval. NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal has the story.]]>
<![CDATA[The Rules for Pa. Beer Delivery]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:51:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/beer-generic1.jpg
A six pack will soon just be a phone call away.]]>
"PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL"]]> <![CDATA[Roy Halladay's House Sells for Nearly $2M]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:08:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Roy+Halladay+Cliff+Lee.jpg
Former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay has sold his Newtown Square, Pa., home for a cool $1.96 million. That's $100,000 over the asking price.

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<![CDATA[Minor League Team Offers Krispy Kreme 'Donut Hot Dog']]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:37:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/krispykremedonutdogvalnu1pck109ftcl.jpg
See you guys in Wilmington, Delaware this summer! Why? Oh just a Krispy Kreme doughnut hotdog.]]>
"PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL"]]> <![CDATA[Philly Nursing School Tops National Ranking]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 09:04:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/092111+nurse+generic.jpg
The University of Pennsylvania's School of Nursing grabbed the top spot in U.S. News & World Report's ranking of master's degree programs for nurses. Penn ranked first in five categories: administration...

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<![CDATA[Got Pothole Problems? State May Pay to Fix Your Damage]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:44:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/232*120/Generic+Pothole+Generic+Road+Pothole+Pot+Hole.JPG
Are pothole problems costing you money? You might be able to get that flat tire, bent rim and/or broken chassis paid for.

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<![CDATA[Amtrak Like Gov't Agency When Setting Rules]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 20:41:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/amtrak-generic-1.jpg
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that Amtrak is more like a part of the government than a private corporation when it helps federal agencies craft rules to keep trains running on time

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<![CDATA[How Much Must You Make to Buy a House?]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:16:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/HouseForSale_Stock.jpg
How much do you have to make to buy a house from pricey San Francisco to more affordable Pittsburgh?

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<![CDATA[Trump Strikes Deal to Keep Name on AC Casino]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 20:43:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
The Donald Trump name will stay in Atlantic City.

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<![CDATA[Personal Finance for Kids Moves Beyond the Piggy Bank]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 11:56:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/personal-finance-generic-169260337.jpg
Following years of recession and financial turmoil, a push has emerged to increase financial literacy in the classroom and at home for children, before they have to face decisions about student loans, retirement...

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<![CDATA[It's Here: What Apple Watch Can Do, Will Cost]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 20:32:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/apple-watch-lead-465690916.jpg
Apple debuted what it called the "most advanced timepiece ever created" Monday, detailing a slate of new features for the highly anticipated Apple Watch. CEO Tim Cook called the Apple Watch “the most personal...

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<![CDATA[Higher Prices at the Pump]]> Sun, 08 Mar 2015 13:54:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_gas_pump_generic.jpg
The national average price of a regular gallon of gas has jumped $.09 in the past week to $2.46 per gallon, marking the largest spike in prices since July 2013.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Conversion of the Avenue of the Arts Building Underway]]> Sun, 08 Mar 2015 10:29:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/220*120/Avenue+of+Arts+Building.png
The upper floors of the Avenue of the Arts building on South Broad Street have been gutted, stripped and laid bare.

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<![CDATA[Taj Mahal Owners Appeal Name Removal Ruling]]> Sat, 07 Mar 2015 00:40:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/d06cdc0cf29844bc88ba9d3a7de116c5.jpg
The owners of the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey have appealed the ruling to remove Donald Trump's name.]]>
<![CDATA[Nissan Recalls 625K Cars Over Latches]]> Sat, 07 Mar 2015 00:32:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009684594_1200x675_409557059917.jpg
Nissan is recalling 625,000 cars due to faulty latches.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Falling Prices in Atlantic City Could Be a Good Thing]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:43:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/House-Generic.jpg
The casino closures in Atlantic City have affected the local housing market, resulting in a number of short sales and foreclosures, but it has presented a chance for people to move into the area at a cheaper...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[River City Redux: Big Center City Development Site Back on the Market]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:28:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/screen-shot-2015-03-05-at-102456-am-600xx954-636-206-0.png
In late 2012, Garrison Investment Group of New York decided to test the market and tried to sell a huge Center City development parcel that many refer to either as the Fruchter site or its more recent moniker-...

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<![CDATA[NJ Announces $225M Exxon Mobil Settlement]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:14:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/exxon-mobil-sign.jpg
New Jersey's attorney general's office has announced a settlement with Exxon Mobil that it says is the largest environmental settlement in state history.

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<![CDATA[Central Pennsylvania Health Center Cuts 43 Jobs]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:08:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/doctor-health-generic-1200-021.jpg
Penn Highland Elk Regional Health Center in central Pennsylvania is cutting 43 jobs and reducing hours for 25 other workers.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL ]]> <![CDATA[Atlantic City Hotel Rates Rise 10 Percent, According to New Report]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:34:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/PBJ+Atlantic+City.jpg
Atlantic City's average room rates were up 10 percent last year, according to a new report. That comes despite a number of casino closures and declines in visitation.

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<![CDATA[Former Del. Agriculture Secretary Leads Trade Mission]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:21:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/179*120/91160609.jpg
Federal officials say Delaware's former agriculture secretary is leading a government trade mission to Southeast Asia.

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<![CDATA[Man Burned While Praying Can't Sue Applebee's: Court]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:21:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/applebees-sign.jpg
A New Jersey appellate court says a man cannot seek damages for burns he suffered while bowing his head in prayer over a sizzling steak fajita skillet at a restaurant.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Implementing Meat Policy]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:39:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/McDonalds13.jpg
McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST.

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<![CDATA[City Council Considers Raising Minimum Wage]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:53:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/minimum-wage-cash.jpg
The current minimum wage in Pennsylvania has remained at the federal minimum of $7.25 since 2014. With President Obama’s push for a raise to $10, a coalition of workers has formed to ask for even more.

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<![CDATA[Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:46:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bassinet-recall.jpg
Fall and suffocation hazards prompted the recall of thousands of two-in-one bassinets. Dream on Me recalled nearly 13,000 two-in-one bassinet to cradle products after learning that the wire supports on the sides...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Philadelphia Tourism Agency Adds China Office]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:54:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/flags2.jpg
A Philadelphia tourism-and-marketing agency added another overseas office in China — one of the city's largest international feeder markets.

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<![CDATA[Thousands of Baby Cradles Recalled]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:02:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009654180_1200x675_407943747932.jpg
Children's Retailer Dream on Me is recalling thousands of its 2-in-1 bassinet to cradles that they say are defective and can potentially cause babies to fall or suffocate. If you bought one of those cradles...]]>
<![CDATA[Local Maker Building a New Kind of Helicopter]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 07:41:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009653510_1200x675_407924803564.jpg
Helicopter maker AgustaWestland, based out of Northeast Philadelphia announced that they will begin to build a new kind of civilian chopper aircraft later this year.]]>
<![CDATA[OSHA Cites Warehouse Operator in Worker's Electrocution]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:23:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic-money.gif
The owner of a central New Jersey warehouse where a worker was electrocuted last year is now facing $63,000 in proposed penalties following a federal investigation.

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<![CDATA[3rd Time a Charm for Revel Sale?]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:57:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP448551989605.jpg
Will the third time be the charm for attempts to sell Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel?

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<![CDATA[AC Casino Plans Outdoor Concerts]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:22:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/Borgata+Concert+Venue.JPG
The Borgata casino will open an outdoor concert hall this summer and a new nightclub this fall.

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<![CDATA[Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs Over Next 2 Years: CEO]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:50:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/newington+target+robbery.jpg
Target's CEO said Tuesday that the huge American retailer plans to cut several thousand jobs over the next two years in an effort to cut $2 billion in costs, CNBC reported.

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<![CDATA[Contest for Startups and Entrepreneurs ]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:55:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/comcast+generic+logo.jpg
For the second year in a row, Comcast Business is looking for the country’s most innovative startup companies to compete in the Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs competition.]]>
<![CDATA[LA Developer Wants to Buy Revel Casino]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:40:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
A Los Angeles developer involved in numerous downtown projects there has made an 11th-hour bid to buy Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Coalition Slams Comcast, Time Warner Cable Merger]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:17:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/comcast-1203.jpg
New net neutrality rules may have been adopted by the Federal Communications Commission, but that isn't stopping one group from speaking out against the proposed $45 billion Comcast and Time Warner Cable...

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