<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Business News - [PHI Feature]Business]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/businessen-usSun, 23 Oct 2016 10:34:34 -0400Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:34:34 -0400NBC Local Integrated Media<![CDATA[New Medicare to Tackle Health Disparities in North Phila.]]>Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:28:02 -0400http://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 20:26:50 -0400http://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 20:45:14 -0400http://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 13:04:49 -0400http://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]]>Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:08:14 -0400http://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 06:51:28 -0400http://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 14:23:01 -0400http://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 13:45:52 -0400http://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 07:11:18 -0400http://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 09:04:53 -0400http://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 06:46:33 -0400http://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 11:35:00 -0400http://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 09:22:39 -0400http://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 11:57:11 -0400http://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 11:22:28 -0400http://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 07:03:14 -0400http://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 17:38:30 -0400http://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 06:49:42 -0400http://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 15:07:14 -0400http://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 17:39:26 -0400http://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 08:11:02 -0400http://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 23:55:11 -0400http://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 21:15:02 -0400http://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 21:00:10 -0400http://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 23:54:28 -0400http://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 16:15:02 -0400http://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 14:09:31 -0400http://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 09:54:52 -0400http://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 09:54:14 -0400http://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 07:47:16 -0400http://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 06:58:23 -0400http://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 16:45:52 -0400http://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 16:18:07 -0400http://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 14:51:13 -0400http://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 10:14:47 -0400http://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 19:40:45 -0400http://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 13:21:03 -0400http://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 13:41:52 -0400http://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 06:54:30 -0400http://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 06:52:06 -0400http://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 16:59:07 -0400http://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 10:53:40 -0400http://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 18:33:47 -0400http://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 09:15:36 -0400http://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[Prepare to Pay 23 Cents More a Gallon in NJ]]>Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:58:34 -0400http://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 13:40:18 -0400http://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[Donald Trump's Greatest Hits (And Misses) in Atlantic City]]>Sat, 08 Oct 2016 15:40:35 -0400http://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['Waffle House Index' Goes Red as 25 Stores Shutter]]>Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:34:40 -0400http://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 21:03:20 -0400http://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...]]>
<![CDATA[Unemployment Ticks Up to 5 Percent; Employers Add 156K Jobs]]>Fri, 07 Oct 2016 10:50:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/job-fair2.jpg
U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs last month, a decent gain but also a sign that hiring has slowed from its strong pace last year. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5 percent from 4.9 percent, but mostly for a...

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<![CDATA['Supreme' Push for Sports Betting in NJ]]>Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:08:52 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sports-betting.gif
New Jersey group presses Supreme Court for sports betting.

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<![CDATA[UberX, Lyft Drivers Anxious About Driving in Philly Following Court Ruling]]>Fri, 07 Oct 2016 07:38:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16139670373261.jpg
Driver for ride-hailing services UberX and Lyft are less likely to pick you up in Philadelphia in the days ahead following uncertainty over the legal status of their companies after a judge's ruling this

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<![CDATA[Pew Poll: Most Philadelphians Support Soda Tax]]>Thu, 06 Oct 2016 15:39:33 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_91223950sodasfxxjpg_bim.jpg
A majority of Philadelphians support Mayor Jim Kenney’s tax on sweetened drinks, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts poll released Wednesday, but warm feelings about the tax appear to be divided along...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Waiting on Textbook Buy Back Money]]>Thu, 06 Oct 2016 12:18:07 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017392133_1200x675_780376643724.jpg
James Cameron, a recent Drexel graduate, sold his old textbooks to Chegg for extra cash. When the company failed to send him a check after several weeks, the NBC10 Responds team stepped in.]]>
<![CDATA[US Farmers Make Foray Into Quinoa]]>Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:11:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16265269675383.jpg
Americans consume more than half the global production of quinoa, which totaled 37,000 tons in 2012. Twenty years earlier, production was merely 600 tons, according to the United Nation's Food and Agricultural...

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<![CDATA[PPA to Crack Down on UberX, Lyft]]>Thu, 06 Oct 2016 06:56:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16139670373261.jpg
The agency that oversees Philadelphia's taxis says it will continue enforcing restrictions against unlawful ride-hailing services, including UberX and Lyft.

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<![CDATA[Tony Robbins Hypes Up Dreamforce Crowds in San Francisco]]>Wed, 05 Oct 2016 18:15:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Tonyrobbinsofficial.jpg
There was no fire walk or Oprah Moment, but Tony Robbins did unleash his trademark high-energy self-help wisdom upon thousands on the opening night of cloud-computing company Salesforce's Dreamforce conference...]]>
<![CDATA[Icelandair to Take Off From Philly Airport]]>Wed, 05 Oct 2016 14:07:28 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Iceland+Air+IcelandAir+Model+Plane.jpg
Philadelphia has added a cool destination to cities served by Philadelphia International Airport.

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<![CDATA[ATM Fees Hit Record High in US: Survey]]>Wed, 05 Oct 2016 10:51:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-114854644ATM-Fees.jpg
If it feels like fees are climbing every time you stop at an ATM, you may be on to something. ATM fees have reached a record high for the 10th year in a row, according to Bankrate.com's 19th annual checking...

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<![CDATA[Layoffs Coming at Philadelphia Housing Authority]]>Wed, 05 Oct 2016 10:08:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PHA-Housing-Authority-Six-F.jpg
The Philadelphia Housing Authority is laying off workers as it combats a $21 million deficit.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Getting Lawyer's Signature]]>Wed, 05 Oct 2016 08:23:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/193*120/11000+court.JPG
NBC10 Responds after a woman had an $11,000 check waiting for her at court but could not cash it because a lawyer she had previously hired needed to sign it first.

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<![CDATA[Soccer Team Scores Naming Rights Partner]]>Tue, 04 Oct 2016 20:27:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/philadelphia+union+training+facility.PNG
The Philadelphia Union found a naming rights partnership for the soccer club’s training complex close to home.

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<![CDATA[New Concept from Matt & Marie's Italian Sandwich Shop]]>Tue, 04 Oct 2016 19:51:33 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Kayu+Matt+and+Maries.PNG
The duo behind Matt & Marie's, a Philadelphia-based Italian sandwich concept, will open a fourth restaurant concept — and their third this year alone — right across the street from their original restaurant.

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<![CDATA[PPA Eases Taxi Regulations, Vows to Enforce Laws]]>Tue, 04 Oct 2016 19:27:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PPA+Uber.PNG
Ready to put a flame to its current regulatory framework, the Philadelphia Parking Authority has notified ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft that enforcement action is coming and announced it will...

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<![CDATA[Developer: Atlantic City Showboat Claim Resolved]]>Tue, 04 Oct 2016 21:22:39 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/casiono-hotel74342967.jpg
A Philadelphia developer says he and billionaire investor Carl Icahn have resolved a legal restriction allowing the former Showboat casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, to operate as a non-casino hotel.

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<![CDATA[Sheetz Convenience Store 1st to Sell Wine in Pa.]]>Wed, 05 Oct 2016 06:46:27 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wine-bottles.gif
A Sheetz store in central Pennsylvania becomes the first convenience store in the state to sell wine.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Study: Philadelphia's a 'Slow-Growth' City]]>Tue, 04 Oct 2016 11:34:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ginny228+Instagram+PHiladelphia+city+hall.jpg
When it comes to growth, Philadelphia has often been a laggard and a new study highlights how slow the city is in its pace of economic expansion.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Nurses Demonstrate at Hahnemann Call for Improvised Staffing]]>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:44:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/nursesdemonstrate.PNG
About 50 members of Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses & Allied Professionals gathered in front of Hahnemann University Hospital Friday for a demonstration to push for improved staffing levels at...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Brookings Institute Names Philadelphia a 'Knowledge Capital']]>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:41:39 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/philly1.PNG
The Philadelphia metro area is one of the top 19 “Knowledge Capitals” of the U.S. and Europe, according to a new report by the Brookings Institution.

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<![CDATA[Philly Concert Venue and Uber Form Exclusive Partnership]]>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:58:48 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Uber+PBJ.PNG
Uber has formed an exclusive partnership with a Philadelphia concert venue so that concertgoers won't have to draw straws on who the designated driver will be for the night.]]>
<![CDATA[Scandal Threatens City Government's Wells Fargo Relationship]]>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:49:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wells+fargo+scandal+govt+relationship.PNG
The City of Philadelphia is reviewing its longstanding relationship with Wells Fargo & Co. after the bank was fined $185 million and fired 5,300 employees due to its sales tactics scandal.

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<![CDATA[Hold the Pastrami: NYC's Carnegie Deli to Close After 79 Years]]>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:49:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/205*120/020609+Carnegie+Deli.jpg
New York City's iconic Carnegie Deli is closing at the end of the year. Spokeswoman Shin-Jung Hong said owner Marian Harper announced the closure to about 25 early-shift workers Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[State Enforces New Look for Marijuana Edibles]]>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:46:59 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/185*120/AP_16273734933438.jpg
A requirement that edible marijuana products come with a diamond-shaped stamp and the letters T-H-C -- not just on the packaging but on the brownies, candies and other edibles themselves -- takes effect...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Potential Showdown With PPA for UberX, Lyft]]>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:42:47 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16139670373261.jpg
This Friday marks the end of the state's temporary legislation that allowed ride-sharing companies to operate in Philadelphia, a stopgap bill that if made permanent would generate an estimated $7 million...

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<![CDATA[Less Slot Revenue Means Less Jobs, More Taxes: Pa. Mayor]]>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:01:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Parx-Casino-GettyImages-144238013.jpg
A suburban Philadelphia mayor says his township could see police layoffs or higher taxes if stops receiving the millions of dollars it gets from Parx Casino.

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<![CDATA[Sandwich Chain Cosi Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy]]>Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:29:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cosiAP_16272750876511.jpg
Cosi, the restaurant chain known for its flatbread sandwiches, said it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday and is seeking to sell itself to its lenders. The company has closed 29 stores,...

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<![CDATA[Airlines Reading, Responding to Social Media Rants]]>Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:25:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/swa-airline-tweets-compliants.jpg
A new study says airlines are reading posts made by customers complaining over delayed or canceled flights and poor service, and are responding to those messages. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has a team...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Looking Back at a Month of Getting Consumer Action]]>Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:35:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NBC10+Reponds+Office.JPG
NBC10 Responds has received thousands of requests to help with your consumer complaints and has put more than $117,000 back in your pockets since May. Harry Hairston looks back at responses from a busy...

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<![CDATA[Frozen Onion Rings Recalled Due to Allergy Risk]]>Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:04:48 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ONION+RING+RECALL1.jpg
McCain Foods USA announced it is voluntarily recalling frozen onion ring products because of mislabeled packaging that poses an allergy risk. The packaging of frozen onion rings, sold under carious brand names,...

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<![CDATA[Wells Fargo CEO to Forfeit $41M Amid Review]]>Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:52:21 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16260609890795-wells-fargo.jpg
Secretary of Labor Tom Perez on Tuesday said he would initiate a "top-to-bottom" review of labor practices at disgraced bank Wells Fargo, NBC News reported. Perez was responding to a letter from eight...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Comcast Joins YMCA in $15M Partnership]]>Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:43:15 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/comcastYMCA.PNG
Comcast announced Monday it's embarking on a $15 million partnership with the national YMCA organization to promote the nonprofit's work in tandem with the Philadelphia-based company's low-cost internet adoption...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Missing Stoves Mystery]]>Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:53:29 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/200*120/Home+Depot+Responds.JPG
When the Renaissance Community Development Corporation never received stoves they ordered from Home Depot, they turned to Harry Hairston and NBC10 Responds to find out what happened.

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<![CDATA[Pfizer Decides Not to Break Up Business ]]>Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:33:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pfizer494838914.jpg
Pfizer will not split into two publicly traded companies, a decision that, at least for now, ends Wall Street speculation over the drugmaker's future. The company said Monday it believes it is best positioned...

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<![CDATA[Want to Make Money in the Medical Marijuana Business?]]>Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:49:58 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/231*120/medical+marijuana+business.JPG
There was a day-long crash-course for professionals hoping to enter the medical marijuana business on Friday in Philadelphia. NBC10 has the latest.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Sixers Practice Officially Moves to Camden]]>Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:04:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/76ers+Camden+Ribbon+Cutting.JPG
The Philadelphia 76ers unveiled their new Camden training complex Friday morning, with team Managing Owner Josh Harris calling it "the best in all professional sports."

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<![CDATA[How to Protect Yourself From Hackers ]]>Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:38:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_onlinetuneup0923_1920x1080.jpg
Thursday's news that Yahoo suffered a hack of 500 million of its user accounts may have many people taking a new look at how to keep their own email accounts and personal information secure.]]>
<![CDATA[How The Marriott-Starwood Merger Affects Your Rewards]]>Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:37:47 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/marriott.jpg
The Marriott International brand to become the largest hotel chain in the world, after its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide in a merger that closed on Friday morning. But...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Massive Entertainment Complex Opens in Fishtown]]>Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:44:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/revolutions.PNG
A massive entertainment complex quietly opened in Fishtown, combining a restaurant and bar, night club and boutique bowling establishment into one concept.

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<![CDATA[Harrah's Bets $30M on Renovations to Stay Near Top in AC]]>Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:42:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Harrahs+Atlantic+City.jpg
One of Atlantic City's top casinos is getting a $30 million makeover.

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<![CDATA[35 US States Sue British Drugmaker Over Marketing of Opioid]]>Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:32:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-467024279-suboxone.jpg
Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia filed an antitrust lawsuit Thursday alleging that British drugmaker Indivior tried to keep cheaper, generic versions of Suboxone off the market, California's...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Comcast Buys Share in Comcast Spectacor]]>Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:48:29 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ed-Snider.jpg
Comcast Corporation has reached an agreement to purchase Ed Snider’s 24 percent stake in Comcast Spectacor.

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<![CDATA[Embattled Wells Fargo CEO Resigns From Federal Panel]]>Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:15:08 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16264579459541-Stumpf.jpg
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf stepped down from his position on the Federal Reserve Advisory Council Thursday, according to a statement from the San Francisco Federal Reserve. Wells Fargo told CNBC that Stumpf...

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<![CDATA[What Has SEPTA's Regional Rail Cars Defect Cost Agency?]]>Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:58:27 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA+train1.jpg
As SEPTA's governing body has voted to pay back $250,000 to an advertising agency since ads haven’t been rolling on Regional Rail trains thanks to the Silverliner V rail car problems the greater cost of...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Kitchen Table Replacement]]>Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:34:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017196185_1200x675_770892355721.jpg
Ashley Furniture and a woman argued over warranty on her kitchen table that needed repairs. NBC10 helped resolve the issue and the owner was given a brand-new table.]]>
<![CDATA[Blue Bell Recalls Ice Cream]]>Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:17:48 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/COOKIE-DOUGH.jpg
Blue Bell Creamery has issued a voluntary recall on some of its ice cream products. The selected recalled products were produced in its Sylacauga, Alabama, plant because they were made with a chocolate...

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<![CDATA[Waze Sets Out to End 'Tunnel Blindness' on Mobile Maps]]>Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:15:32 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/waze2.jpg
The popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase "tunnel vision." It's trying to ensure drivers relying on digital maps don't lose their way when their GPS signal disappears in tunnels.

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<![CDATA[Fed Keeps Key Rate Unchanged But Hints of Coming Hike ]]>Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:33:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/yellin.jpg
The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged but signaling that it will likely raise rates before year's end. The Fed said in a statement ending its latest policy meeting Wednesday that...

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<![CDATA[Chipotle's New Push on Food Safety]]>Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:58:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Chipotle-GettyImages-509063322.jpg
Chipotle is making another push to convince people that its food won't make them sick, with plans to run more newspaper and digital ads outlining the safety steps it has taken since last year's E.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: $900 Power Bill Problem]]>Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:32:54 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017175897_1200x675_770067523640.jpg
Harry Hairston and the NBC10 Responds team helps one viewer who experienced a huge increase in her power bill, she claims this happened after a new meter was installed. Her bill went from about $25 to $900.]]>
<![CDATA[Voters Disapprove of New Casinos in North Jersey: Poll]]>Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:58:19 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Video+Slot+Machine+110215.jpg
A new Rutgers-Eagleton poll shows that a referendum on building two new casinos in North Jersey may not pass. Half of voters said that casinos should stay confined to Atlantic City.

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<![CDATA[Warren Calls for Disgraced Wells Fargo CEO to Resign]]>Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:14:10 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/warrenGettyImages-608976246.jpg
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren pulled no punches Tuesday as the CEO of Wells Fargo was questioned on Capitol Hill for his part in the bank's opening of millions of phony accounts without customers' permission. "You...

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<![CDATA[Comcast to Launch Cellphone Service]]>Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:25:57 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Comcast+Generic.PNG
Comcast plans to launch a cellphone service roughly in the middle of next year, although it would be limited to areas of the country where it's a cable provider.

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<![CDATA[Listeria Fears Spur Whole Wheat Eggo Recall]]>Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:18:28 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/kellogg-eggo-recall-.jpg
Kellogg is recalling about 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain whole wheat waffles over the possibility they were contaminated with Listeria bacteria. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the...

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<![CDATA[Montco Kitchen Contractor Faces Deceptive Business Charges]]>Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:50:06 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Jose+Javier+Cruz+Hatfield+Bentley+Surfaces+Fraud+Arrest.jpg
A two-month investigation into the business practices of a Montgomery County businessman resulted in his arrest.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: No Plan But Data Charges Remain]]>Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:25:16 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017142054_1200x675_768422467567.jpg
Barbara Caraballo tried to end her data when she no longer needed it. The phone company continued to charge her, despite her not having an account. See how our NBC10 Responds helped get her money back.]]>
<![CDATA[SEPTA Rail Car Defect Could Mean $625K in Lost Ad Revenue]]>Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:57:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA-Silverliner-V.jpg
SEPTA's board is looking to pay back $250,000 and possibly more to a national agency since ads haven’t been rolling on Regional Rail trains thanks to SEPTA’s Silverliner V rail car problems.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Herr Foods Hiring Dozens in Philadelphia Region This Fall]]>Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:16:24 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Jim-Herr.jpg
A local family-owned-and-operated snack food company whose products are available worldwide is looking to hire dozens of full-time workers this fall.

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<![CDATA[Shop, Sip & Support Great Cause at KOP]]>Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:25:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/king-of-prussia-mall-rendering.jpg
The area’s largest shopping mall wants you to come out and shop, sip and support a great cause. The director of marketing and business development of King of Prussia Mall, Kathy Smith, is in the NBC10...

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<![CDATA[Hyundai Recalls 41K SUVs Over Software Glitch]]>Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:14:36 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hyundai-revision.jpg
Hyundai is recalling about 41,000 small SUVs in the U.S. because a software glitch can stop the vehicles from accelerating. The recall came after pressure from the National Highway Traffic Safety...

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<![CDATA[The End to Free Evening Parking Promotions in Philly]]>Fri, 16 Sep 2016 11:44:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PPA+Pay+App.PNG
Free parking in Philadelphia is about to become even more limited after the PPA and City of Philadelphia announced the conclusion of two parking promotions.]]>
<![CDATA[Pepsi Closing Reading Distribution Center]]>Thu, 15 Sep 2016 10:32:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pepsi-138490197.jpg
Pepsi has announced plans to close a distribution center in a Pennsylvania city, a move that will impact 95 employees.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[UPS to Hire Thousands for Holiday Season in Philly Area]]>Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:06:01 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ups+truck2.JPG
The holiday season is getting closer, and that means more packages and gifts will be sent, so logistics company UPS will bolster its workforce to accommodate the anticipated deluge.

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<![CDATA[Beverage Industry, Others Sue to Block Philly Soda Tax]]>Thu, 15 Sep 2016 06:47:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/7-14-16+soda+tax.jpg
The American Beverage Association and others filed a lawsuit Wednesday to try to block a soda tax set to take effect in Philadelphia in January.

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<![CDATA[Ford to Stop Producing Small Cars in US]]>Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:02:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-513343308-ford-generic.jpg
Ford says it will move its entire small car operation from America to Mexico, NBC News reported. "Over the next two to three years, we will have migrated all of our small car production to Mexico," CEO...]]>
<![CDATA[Valley Forge Casino Taking Restaurant in 'New Direction']]>Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:49:45 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2016-09-14+at+2.46.22+PM.png
The Valley Forge Casino Resort will be replacing its upscale steakhouse restaurant concept and go in a "new direction" after the chef behind the dining destination filed for Chapter 7 personal bankruptcy.

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<![CDATA[NYC's Halal Guys Sets Opening Date for First Pa. Restaurant ]]>Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:32:28 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2016-09-14+at+2.27.42+PM.png
One of New York's most popular food carts turned global brand has set an opening date for its first brick-and-mortar restaurant in Pennsylvania in King of Prussia.

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<![CDATA[Philly Ranked 3rd Worst College Town for Students with Cars]]>Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:17:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2016-09-14+at+2.14.33+PM.png
Philadelphia is known for its robust roster of colleges and universities, but a recent survey from personal financial data analysis website ValuePenguin has a warning for students settling into the fall semester...

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<![CDATA[Hospitals Honored for Healthy Food Initiatives]]>Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:02:27 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jeanesfarmstand-750xx4964-2792-0-259.jpg
Hospital food, once the punch line of comedian’s jokes, has come a long way.

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<![CDATA[Philly's Progress Plaza Makes History]]>Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:17:19 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017084565_1200x675_764904003524.jpg
A shopping center in Philadelphia has been recognized for its historical significance as the first in the country to be built, owned and operated by African-Americans. The Philadelphia Inquirer...]]>
<![CDATA[Raise the Dead: Pa. Selling Off 'Zombie' Liquor License]]>Thu, 15 Sep 2016 06:57:16 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/liquor+bottles+generic.jpg
Pennsylvania has begun its quest to raise (cash from) the dead: a statewide auction of 40 "zombie" liquor licenses.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Cleaning the Washing Machine]]>Wed, 14 Sep 2016 09:19:09 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017080291_1200x675_764658755659.jpg
When Mirta Sommerkamp wasn't getting the customer service she felt she deserved, she turned to NBC10 Responds and Ines Ferre for help.]]>
<![CDATA[Oprah Winfrey to Help Weight Watchers Find New CEO]]>Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:17:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_57868022518.jpg
Oprah Winfrey will help Weight Watchers pick a new leader after the company announced Monday that its CEO will step down at the end of the month. James Chambers, who has led Weight Watchers since 2013,...

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<![CDATA[Bayer to Acquire Monsanto in $66 Billion Deal]]>Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:13:14 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/170136170.jpg
German drugs and crop chemicals company Bayer will acquire seed firm Monsanto in a $66 billion cash bid, Reuters reported. Bayer will pay $128 per share, after having increased its takeover offer for the...

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<![CDATA[Carson Wentz Jersey's a Top Seller Since Debut]]>Wed, 14 Sep 2016 06:59:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/usa-carson-wentz-smile-vs-browns.jpg
Eagles fans couldn't get enough of Carson Wentz following his impressive NFL debut Sunday, so they had the natural reaction to one game and went out and bought his jersey in waves.

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<![CDATA[Last Year, Americans Got 1st Raise Since '07: Census Data]]>Wed, 14 Sep 2016 06:51:39 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/Money+generic.jpg
Americans finally got a raise last year after eight years of stagnating incomes. The typical U.S. household's income rose 5.2 percent in 2015 to $56,516, the Census Bureau said Tuesday. Even with the solid gain,

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<![CDATA[Man Admits to Swiping $1.8M From QVC]]>Wed, 14 Sep 2016 06:52:26 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/QVC+Logo1.jpg
A Pennsylvania man who spent several years as the lighting manager for online and TV shopping network QVC Inc. has pleaded guilty to stealing about $1.8 million from the company.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Plumbing Problems]]>Tue, 13 Sep 2016 08:50:47 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/203*120/NBc10+Responds+Toilet.JPG
After Lowe's workers replaced a toilet in Edward Kelly's Roxborough home, water started leaking from the ceiling. He wanted Lowe's to pay for the plumbing repairs so he called NBC10 Responds and Harry Hairston...

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<![CDATA[Aramark Announces Plans for New HQ]]>Tue, 13 Sep 2016 07:59:21 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017058661_1200x675_763425859634.jpg
Several months after food services giant Aramark opted to keep its global headquarters in Philadelphia, the company says it's leaving its namesake high-rise in favor of another location in the city. Aramark...]]>
<![CDATA[Target to Hire More Than 70,000 for Holiday Season ]]>Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:39:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-531886848-target-ext.jpg
Target says it will hire more than 70,000 seasonal store workers during the busy holiday shopping season, about the same as it hired last year. It also plans to hire an additional 7,500 people for its...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Dude, Where's My Car?]]>Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:28:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017049630_1200x675_762913347758.jpg
Pablo Besares had been waiting months for his car to be repaired when he contacted NBC10 Responds and Ines Ferre.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly & Thomas Jefferson Universities Set to Merge]]>Mon, 12 Sep 2016 08:25:10 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philadelphia+University+Campus+walk.jpg
Two Philadelphia universities — one specializing in health care and the other in design — have agreed to merge.

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<![CDATA[Yahoo CEO Could Reap $44 Million if She Leaves After Sale]]>Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:58:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/YAHOO_AP_16254012507905.jpg
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer stands to collect a $44 million severance package if she leaves after Verizon completes its purchase of the once-mighty internet company. Mayer hasn't announced plans to leave,...

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<![CDATA[Eddie Antar, Owner of 'Crazy Eddie' Retail Chain, Dead at 68]]>Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:53:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/crazyeddie.jpg
The man who turned the "Crazy Eddie" electronics stores into a retail giant before it collapsed amid federal fraud charges has died. Eddie Antar was 68. The Bloomfield-Cooper funeral home in Ocean Township...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[SEPTA to Rehab Wissahickon Transit Center, Lawndale Station]]>Sat, 10 Sep 2016 22:50:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Septa+station+pbj.PNG
Thousands of commuters who use SEPTA to travel throughout the northwest neighborhoods of Philadelphia and the nearby western suburbs will soon see an upgraded Wissahickon Transit Center thanks to a $4 million...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philly Bars Add Real-Time Local Travel Update to Jukeboxes]]>Sat, 10 Sep 2016 22:36:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TouchTunes+philly+PBJ.PNG
A dozen bars in Philadelphia will add real-time, local transit information to their jukeboxes so patrons won't need to worry about how they're getting home after a night out drinking.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Nurses at Montco Hospitals Vote to Join Union]]>Sat, 10 Sep 2016 22:18:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pbj+health+care+nurses.PNG
Nurses at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center voted 189 to 129 to join the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Montco Hotels Log Record July Performance ]]>Sat, 10 Sep 2016 22:10:16 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hyatt+montco+hotels+pbj.PNG
Montgomery County's hotels had a hot July, not due to the heat wave that blanketed the region, but because of the occupancy figures that hit an all-time record.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Builder Named for $350M South Jersey Hospital Project]]>Sat, 10 Sep 2016 21:47:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NJ+Hospital+PBJ.PNG
Inspira Health Network has hired Skanska USA to build its new $350 million Gloucester County hospital.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philly Bike Supplier Shifts into High Gear with Stock Sale]]>Sat, 10 Sep 2016 20:40:24 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bicycle+new.jpg
Advanced Sports International, a Northeast Philadelphia bicycle supplier, raised $7 million in a private stock sale, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[King of Prussia Pizzeria Vetri to Open Next Month]]>Sat, 10 Sep 2016 20:32:21 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pizzaria+vetri+PBJ+KoP.PNG
The King of Prussia Mall will soon have another eatery by a Philadelphia chef and restaurateur.

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<![CDATA[Burritos in the Sky: Chipotle Tests Drone Deliveries ]]>Fri, 09 Sep 2016 18:20:48 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chipotle9.jpg
Flying burritos will soon be a reality over Virginia Tech. Chipotle is taking part in a test this month that will let some of the university's students and staff have their favorite tortilla-wrapped meal...

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<![CDATA[Peeps Maker Hiring Replacements for Striking Workers]]>Fri, 09 Sep 2016 13:50:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Generic_Peeps.jpg
The Pennsylvania candy maker that manufactures marshmallow Peeps has started hiring workers to replace nearly 400 union members who walked off the job this week.

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<![CDATA[GM Recalls 4M Vehicles for Air Bag Defect Linked to 1 Death]]>Fri, 09 Sep 2016 18:30:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GM_Logo_A488752192.jpg
General Motors recalled more than 4 million vehicles, most of them in the U.S., to fix an air bag software defect that has been linked to one death. The vehicles involved in the recall are all from the...

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<![CDATA[What's Delaying Revel Casino Reopening?]]>Fri, 09 Sep 2016 12:17:11 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017023797_1200x675_761187395907.jpg
The Atlantic City casino' opening has been delayed for months over landscaping. The developer Glenn Straub walked out of a meeting with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority where he was trying to...]]>
<![CDATA[Wells Fargo Fined $185M]]>Fri, 09 Sep 2016 09:56:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/183*120/wellsfargo4.jpg
California and federal regulators fined Wells Fargo a combined $185 million on Thursday, alleging the bank's employees illegally opened millions of unauthorized accounts for their customers in order to...

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<![CDATA[Walgreens to Unload More Than 500 Stores]]>Fri, 09 Sep 2016 05:46:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/walgreens1.png
Walgreens believes that it will probably have to unload more stores than expected to ease antitrust concerns over its pending, $9.41 billion acquisition of Rite Aid, a deal that would make the nation's...

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<![CDATA[FAA Issues Warning About Samsung Phones]]>Thu, 08 Sep 2016 20:59:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16246359982059-samsung.jpg
The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday strongly urged travelers not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 cell phones while on planes, after a series of incidents involving exploding batteries. In...

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<![CDATA[‘I Already Lost Them’: The World Reacts to Apple’s AirPods]]>Thu, 08 Sep 2016 19:35:29 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16251682398866-iphone-7-earbud.gif
At Apple’s product launch event Wednesday, the company confirmed what many had been speculating for months: The new iPhone 7 does not have a headphone jack. iPhone users who want to communicate and listen...

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<![CDATA[Airbnb Addresses Claims of Racism, Revamps Website]]>Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:05:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/airbnb-homepage.jpg
Before the end of the year, Airbnb plans to display user photos less prominently, promote instant bookings and introduce technological changes to address widespread reports of racial discrimination against...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Woman's Mattress Woes]]>Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:49:45 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017007081_1200x675_760358467816.jpg
Harry Hairston and the NBC10 Responds team help a woman that says a store sold her a mattress that sagged after just a few months.]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds of Peeps Makers at Pa. Plant Go on Strike]]>Thu, 08 Sep 2016 20:46:31 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Generic_Peeps.jpg
400 workers at marshmallow Peeps plant go on strike.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Reading Terminal to get 'Fancy' Corn Dog Stand]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:18:03 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Fox+and+Sons+Fancy+Corn+Dogs.PNG
Do you ever have a hankering for corn dogs while you shopped and dined at the Reading Terminal Market? What about fancy ones? You'll soon get a chance to whet your appetite next year when a dedicated stand opens...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[UC Science Center Incubator Lands $50K, Recognition ]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:48:15 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/UC+Science+Center+PBJ.PNG
The University City Science Center’s new Phase 1 Ventures incubator recently landed $50,000 as part of a Small Business Administration accelerator competition, but it’s not the dollar figure that made...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[FringeArts' Feastival by the Numbers]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:28:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/FringeArts+Feastival+PBJ.PNG
Set to return at the end of the month, the FringeArts' annual Feastival food event features tastes from Philadelphia's top chefs and restaurateurs, and revenue from the fundraiser, which benefits FringeArts and...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Bucks County Barbecue Joint to Close]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:12:15 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BBQ+PBJ+Closing.PNG
A Bucks County barbecue joint is closing up shop as its owner searches for new locations in the area.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philadelphia Outdoor Seating Trend Flourishing: Report]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:48:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/179*120/outdoor+seating+map+pbj.PNG
The number of and demand for sidewalk cafés has flourished in Philadelphia over the past few years. Their invasion has significantly grown, and now they're joined by non-eating establishments getting into...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[NJ Group Closes Restaurant to Focus on Catering]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:34:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Kuzina+Restaurant+PBJ.PNG
A South Jersey Mediterranean restaurant has closed its doors after nine years in operation so the hospitality group behind the eatery can focus on its more profitable business divisions.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Phillies' Farm Teams Reaping Big Attendance Numbers]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:19:48 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PBJ+baseball+park.PNG
The Philadelphia Phillies may rank in the bottom third in Major League Baseball attendance this season, but the same thing can’t be said for their minor league affiliates.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Franklin Institute to Remove, Restore Outdoor Aircraft]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:24:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/Franklin+Institute+Plane+PBJ.PNG
The Franklin Institute will be saying goodbye to the aircraft situated in front of the educational institute, at least temporarily.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Temple Exceeds Fundraising Goals with $79M]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:30:45 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Temple-University.jpg
Temple University didn't break any records after three straight years of chart-busting fundraising, but the college still has a number of reasons to celebrate — 79 million to be exact.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Former Flyers All-Star Starts Fund to Help Stroke Patients]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:02:39 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/brianpropp+PBJ.jpg
Brian Propp is a believer in paying it forward.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Head of IBEW Local 98 Maintains Confidence Amidst FBI Raid]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:20:30 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/John+Dougherty+FBI+Raid+South+Philly.jpg
The head of IBEW's Local 98 has held his head high since FBI investigators raided his home and business, the union's Philadelphia offices and the office of City Councilman Bobby Henon, and remarks he made...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds Helps Track Down Missing Photos]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:56:52 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/226*120/Carmen+Ayala+NBC10+Responds.JPG
Carmen Ayala contacted NBC10 Responds and Ines Ferre after never receiving photos from her daughter's quinceañera about three years ago. After some digging, NBC10 Responds helped get Ayala what she paid for.

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<![CDATA[Potential Flaming Engines Leads to Off-Road Vehicle Recall]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 05:50:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/off+road+recall.jpg
About 13,000 off-road vehicles have been recalled by Polaris because their engines may catch fire.]]>
<![CDATA[Disney to Scan Fingers of 3-Year-Olds to Prevent Fraud]]>Tue, 06 Sep 2016 09:27:14 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/102315+disney+world+generic+night.jpg
In an effort to combat fraud, children between the ages of three and nine should now be prepared to have their fingers scanned when they enter the Walt Disney World theme parks. The Orlando Sentinel reports...

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<![CDATA[Asher's Chocolate Recall]]>Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:50:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Asher%27s+Chocolate.jpg
Asher's Chocolates in Pennsylvania has voluntarily recalled about 40 of its chocolate products due to possible salmonella contamination.

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<![CDATA[ITT Technical Institute to Close All Campuses]]>Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:33:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Generic+School+writing+.jpg
The company that runs ITT Technical Institute announced Tuesday it was shutting down academic operations at all of its campuses and thousands of its employees will lose their jobs. The move comes a more than a...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philly Could See Big Economic Impact During 2017 NFL Draft]]>Sun, 04 Sep 2016 18:07:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/nfl+draft+pbj.jpg
Jeremy Jordan believes Philadelphia could see an economic impact of more than $80 million when the city hosts the National Football League’s draft next year.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Pennovation Center Signs Up First Biotech Firm]]>Sun, 04 Sep 2016 17:36:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pennovation+center+pbj.jpg
The University of Pennsylvania’s $26 million Pennovation Center – the soon-to-open business incubator and laboratory for technology and life sciences industry startups and entrepreneurs – has signed up its first...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Camden County Dispensary to Make Marijuana Lozenges, Lotion]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:18:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Leader+Named+for+Medical+Marijuana+Program.PNG
Compassionate Sciences Alternative Treatment Center said it has become the first New Jersey medical marijuana dispensary to receive final state approval to manufacture new medical cannabis products for...]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Uber's Business Users Get Early Access to New Feature]]>Sat, 03 Sep 2016 18:37:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/UBER+PBJ+Business.PNG
Uber's business customers have exclusive access to a new feature being rolled out for the first time in Philadelphia starting Thursday.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Shake Shack, NY Grilled Cheese Restaurant Open at KoP Mall]]>Sun, 04 Sep 2016 18:24:40 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/KoP+Mall+PBJ+Shake+Shack.PNG
Two more restaurants are ready to serve hungry shoppers at the King of Prussia Mall.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[KoP-Based Company Launches Nationwide Hiring Spree]]>Sat, 03 Sep 2016 18:14:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/KOP+hiring+spree+PBJ.PNG
A King of Prussia-based e-commerce technology and operations company is launching a nationwide push to fill 20,000 seasonal jobs in time for the holiday shopping season.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Penn's New Global Center Draws Big Names in Foreign Policy]]>Sat, 03 Sep 2016 17:43:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/UPenn+Center+Global+PBJ.PNG
Major players in the foreign policy world are coming to The University of Pennsylvania’s later this month to help launch a new global policy research center that the Ivy League school says will bolster...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Another P.J. Whelihan's Restaurant Coming to Chester County]]>Sat, 03 Sep 2016 17:45:33 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PJ+Whelihans+PBJ.PNG
South Jersey-based P.J.W. Restaurant Group will be hitting a milestone next year when it opens its 20th restaurant in Chester County.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Satellites Part of Plan for Internet in Space]]>Fri, 02 Sep 2016 16:57:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/spacex-explostion-smoke.jpg
On Thursday, a SpaceX rocket, along with a satellite leased in part by Facebook, were destroyed in a launch pad explosion at Cape Canaveral. The explosion, in which no people were harmed, occurred during...

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<![CDATA[Atlantic City Revel Nears Reopening?]]>Fri, 02 Sep 2016 10:43:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/60cacff16968474fb51555ebfe5864dc.jpg
The Revel has not seen signs of life in two years but that could soon change, Atlantic city officials say the shuttered resort is undergoing inspections and if everything goes well it could soon reopen.]]>
<![CDATA[Campbell's 'Fresh' Foods Business Suffers Sales Dip]]>Thu, 01 Sep 2016 10:27:50 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/campbells-soup.jpg
Campbell Soup said Thursday that quarterly sales declined for its fresh products unit, which the company had been hoping would help it capitalize on the growing interest for fresh and wholesome foods.

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<![CDATA[Campbell's 'Just Peachy' Salsa Benefits Food Bank]]>Thu, 01 Sep 2016 10:09:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP557017682587.jpg
Campbell's Soup plant in Camden is turning under-sized or blemished preaches into thousands of jars of peach salsa for the fifth year. The sales from the jars benefit The Food Bank of South Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Harley-Davidson to Cut 115 Jobs at Pa. Plant ]]>Thu, 01 Sep 2016 08:38:15 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/harley-119372798.jpg
The motorcycle company is eliminating 200 positions across the country, including about 115 jobs at its Pennsylvania plant. Union officials say layoffs will begin in early October and will finish by the end...

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<![CDATA[Brownies, Muffins Recall]]>Thu, 01 Sep 2016 08:06:03 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/recall+entenmanns.jpg
Bimbo Bakeries is recalling several types of Entenmann’s brownies and muffins over small pieces of plastic that may be in the pastries.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Local Food Truck to Compete in National Competition]]>Wed, 31 Aug 2016 21:22:58 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/english+muffin+PBJ.PNG
About 50 food trucks from across the United States will go head to head in a local bakery company's national competition, and only one operator from the Philadelphia region has been chosen to compete.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Philadelphia Eagles Foundation Donating $1M to CHOP]]>Wed, 31 Aug 2016 20:53:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jeffrey+lurie+pbj.jpg
The Philadelphia Eagles Charitable Foundation is making a $1 million donation to support autism programs at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and research at CHOP’s Center for Autism Research.

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<![CDATA[Tesla Needs More Money to Keep Model 3 On Track]]>Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:48:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-490597798.jpg
Automaker Tesla will need to raise additional capital in order to continue as planned with development of its new Model 3 sedan and its giant battery “gigafactory” in Reno, the company said Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Chipotle's Latest Freebie: Kids Eat Free on Sundays]]>Wed, 31 Aug 2016 09:32:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chipotle9.jpg
Chipotle's latest burrito giveaway is for children. The company is offering free kid's meals on Sundays during the month of September, another attempt to lure back customers spooked by a series of food scares....

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Chicago Restaurant Chain Sets Opening Date for KoP Spot]]>Wed, 31 Aug 2016 05:21:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/naf+naf+grill.PNG
Another restaurant at the King of Prussia Town Center has set its opening date.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Delivery Service Instacart Expands to South Jersey]]>Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:43:03 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/instacart.PNG
Same-day delivery service Instacart has expanded to another state so even South Jersey residents can get their groceries delivered right to their door.

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<![CDATA[New Fresh Grocer Coming to Philly]]>Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:52:32 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/197*120/Fresh+Grocer+Grounbreaking.JPG
Officials broke ground Tuesday on the new Fresh Grocer supermarket located along Monument Road in Philadelphia. The new store will offer affordable organic and fresh food, as well as a beer garden and wine...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Rio Trip Refund]]>Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:23:21 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016878938_1200x675_754217027752.jpg
West Deptford, New Jersey's Emil Acolatse was set to board his flight to Rio for the Olympics when Jet Blue left him grounded in Newark. With hope of still making the games, he contacted Harry Hairston...]]>
<![CDATA[EU: Apple Must Pay Up to $14.5B in Back Taxes]]>Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TLMD-iphone-apple-GettyImages-586113570.jpg
The European Union says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits worth up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) to Apple Inc. and must now recover the unpaid back taxes from the U.S.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Saxbys Reopens Temple University Cafe After Renovation]]>Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:46:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/temple+saxbys+reno+pbj.jpg
Philadelphia-based coffee company Saxbys has reopened its café on Temple University's campus with a Tyler School of Art twist after a summer-long facelift, and it plans to renovate its flagship café later...

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<![CDATA[NJ Gov Nixes Bill to Raise Minimum Wage]]>Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:46:27 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-577289950-rnc.jpg
Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday shot down an attempt to raise New Jersey's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour in the next year and to at least $15 over the next five.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Navy Yard Marriott Hotel Adding More Rooms]]>Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:47:36 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/courtyard+marriott+pbj+expansion.PNG
Philadelphia's hotel inventory is about to get larger after one of the city's Marriott hotels builds additional rooms.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Revolution Museum to Open Outdoor Plaza before 2017 Debut]]>Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:59:37 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Museum+of+the+American+Revolution+Outdoor+Plaza.PNG
The upcoming Museum of the American Revolution in Old City isn't set to open until next year, but it will be opening an addition that will add to Philadelphia's outdoor scene.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Overdue Bill for Property She Doesn't Own]]>Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:34:17 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/Ines+Ferre+Responds+Bill.JPG
A Philadelphia woman kept receiving a water bill from a property that wasn't even hers and it resulted in a charge of more than $900. NBC10 Reponds' Ines Ferre was able to help her get it all straightened out.

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<![CDATA[Mylan Launching Generic Version of EpiPen]]>Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:42:36 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/epipen1.jpg
Mylan says it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism mounts over the price of its injectable medicine. The company said Monday that its U.S. subsidiary will put out a generic version...

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Sushi Concept Coming to Two Logan Square]]>Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:49:06 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sushi+concept+two+logan.PNG
A sushi concept from the team behind a Midtown Village sushi eatery in Center City is coming to the west part of town.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[N.C. Gourmet Breakfast Coming to Philly Region]]>Sat, 27 Aug 2016 21:32:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Famous+Toastery.PNG
Say goodbye to your basic breakfast menu, and hello to a more gourmet one. A North Carolina-based "better breakfast" chain has inked a deal for its first restaurant in the Philadelphia region.

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PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]><![CDATA[Expansion Project at Suburban Square Set to Begin]]>Sat, 27 Aug 2016 21:50:00 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Main+Line+Expansion+Google.PNG
A $20 million expansion project planned for outdoor shopping mall Suburban Square in Ardmore is set to add another 4,000 square feet to the Trader Joe's location and add another 400 parking spaces to a...

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<![CDATA[Icelandair Coming to Philly]]>Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:13:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Iceland+Air+IcelandAir+Model+Plane.jpg
The airline will begin flying to Reykjavik out of Philadelphia International Airport in May 2017.

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