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Philly Pretzel Factory to Open First NYC Store Next Year

Philly Pretzel Factory to Open First NYC Store Next Year

Philly Pretzel Factory is expected to open their first location in New York City next year as a part of their plan to expand into larger U.S. markets. »

Walmart Dropping Hyphen From Its Legal Name in Shift to Web

Walmart Dropping Hyphen From Its Legal Name in Shift to Web

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is changing its legal name effective Feb. 1 as it shifts away from physical stores in the age of Amazon's increasing dominance. The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas,... »

Patagonia Joins Groups Suing Over Trump's Monuments Order
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Patagonia Joins Groups Suing Over Trump's Monuments Order

A flurry of lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump's decision to chop up two large national monuments in Utah could finally bring an answer to the much-debated question of whether presidents have the legal... »

Facebook's Sandberg Warns of Backlash Against Women
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Facebook's Sandberg Warns of Backlash Against Women

Sheryl Sandberg warned of a potential backlash against women and urged companies to put into place clear policies on how allegations of sexual harassment are handled. In a lengthy Facebook post over the... »

Facebook Launches Parent-Controlled Messenger App for Kids

Facebook Launches Parent-Controlled Messenger App for Kids

Facebook is launching a messaging app for children to chat with their parents and with friends approved by their parents. The free app is aimed at kids under 13, who can't yet have their own accounts under... »

Years After Lehman, Final Rules Set on Strengthening Banks

Years After Lehman, Final Rules Set on Strengthening Banks

A global forum of banking regulators has finished its years-long work on rules that aim to keep weak banks from needing taxpayer bailouts and setting off financial crises like the one that led to the Great... »

GE Cutting 12K Jobs in Power Division, Mainly Out of US
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GE Cutting 12K Jobs in Power Division, Mainly Out of US

General Electric Co. will cut 12,000 jobs in its power division as alternative energy supplants demand for coal and other fossil fuels. The company said Thursday that the cuts to both office and production... »

SEPTA Gets Approval for Natural Gas Plant

SEPTA Gets Approval for Natural Gas Plant

Philadelphia Air Management Services (AMS) issued a permit allowing SEPTA to move ahead with its proposed natural-gas power plant in Nicetown. »

The Forum of Executive Women Celebrates 40th Anniversary
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The Forum of Executive Women Celebrates 40th Anniversary

A groundbreaking organization that has worked to advance the position of women leaders in the Philadelphia region is preparing to celebrate its 40th anniversary. NBC10's George Spencer sits with with The... »

Philly-Based Chain Honeygrow Raises $6M, Hints at Expansion

Philly-Based Chain Honeygrow Raises $6M, Hints at Expansion

One of Philadelphia's fast-growing restaurant chains has secured $6 million in funding. What it will be used for is unknown, but company history hints that expansion is likely at play. »

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Twitter Rolls Out Stricter Rules on Abusive Content

Twitter Rolls Out Stricter Rules on Abusive Content

Twitter has begun enforcing stricter policies on violent and abusive content like hateful images or symbols, including those attached to user profiles. The new guidelines, which were first announced one...
Pentagon Program Spent Millions Investigating UFOs: Reports

Pentagon Program Spent Millions Investigating UFOs: Reports

The Pentagon said that it had a secret program that lasted for five years that investigated unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, according to multiple reports published Saturday. The below-the-radar program...
Facebook: Social Media Scrolling Can Make You Feel Bad

Facebook: Social Media Scrolling Can Make You Feel Bad

It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Using social media can be bad for your health. The social media giant whose...
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